STORE HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9:30 - 4, Wednesday: 9:30 - 8:00, Friday: 9:30 - 1, Sunday: Closed

What’s New

Two New Workshops Available Now!

Open Backgrounds Workshop

Have you always wanted to try using the stitches that are “open”, so that the painting on the canvas shines through?  This is the class for you!  We will explore all the different ways to make your stitching light and airy using open stitches like the darning and trame stitches and much more!

Date: Tuesday, February 13th
Time:  10 – 12:30
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars An assortment of threads and instruction

Cost: $55

Kids Klass Coming During February Break

We are thrilled about all the younger folks that are starting to unplug and pick up needlepoint!  What better way to start then to take a class designed specifically for them at the Wellesley Needlepoint Collection.   Each child will receive a 4″ x 4″ 13 mesh canvas with their initial painted on it and they will be able to choose colors they like to make a project that is well within their reach, fun and easy.  We can’t wait to work with your kids and help them create!

Date: Tuesday, February 20th
Time:  1 – 2:30
Ages:  over 8 years of age
We provide: custom painted 13 mesh canvas with your child’s initial, threads and instruction
Cost: $35

Preregistration is require before Wednesday, February 14th so we can have the canvas painted.  This class will fill up so please sign up early.  If we have enough interest we will offer another time the same day.

Beyond Basketweave is Coming Back!

Beyond Basketweave

Come spend a morning with us learning many of the tricks of the trade and some new stitches from our staff.
Have you been stitching for awhile but never gotten beyond the tent stitch or basketweave?  This class will introduce you to decorative stitches, help you choose when to use them and teach you some basics – using laying tools & stretcher bars, how to strand and store thread and much more!

Date: Tuesday, January 16th
Time: 10 – 1
We provide: 8”x8” 13 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Needle and Instructions

We still have two spots open for this class – sign up today!

Cost: $60

Introduction to Beading Workshop

Introduction to Beading Workshop

Create sparkling canvases by adding Beads to your needlepoint. If you’ve never done any beading, this is the class for you!  You will learn about the different sizes of beads and some of the accessories that make your work easy.  Learn the different stitches that you can use with beads and when to use them!

Date: Saturday, January 27th
Time:  10 – 1
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars An assortment of beads, thread, tweezers & a beading mat

Cost: $65

January Trunk Shows are Here

Sandra Gilmore Designs

The sweet designs of Sandra will be here in the shop the whole month of January, darling canvases for everyone.  You can see her designs at Fleur de Paris’s website:  Sandra Gilmore Designs

Sally Baer – BB Needlepoint

The talented designer, Sally Baer is bringing  her Cape Cod style designs to the store for the month of January. Stop in  or call and save.  Her designs can be viewed on her website, BB Needlepoint: BB Needlepoint Designs