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Store Front The Canvasback offers a wide variety of classes for everyone from the beginner to the advance needlepoint artist. We will help you take your needlepoint skills to the next level.

Learn techniques that will enable you to continue to create wonderful needlepoint art work. Days and times vary depending upon the class. Check back often for any updates to our class offerings.  

Reservations and prepayment required for all classes.


Embellishment with Linda ($30 per session)
Try our popular embellishment classes with Linda Corirossi. Bring your canvas and let Linda help you pick fibers and stitches to make it spectacular.

Date Time
Mondays 9:30-11:30
Wednesdays 1:00-3:00
LEVEL I CLASS: Introduction to Needlepoint/Refresher ($55 per session)
We welcome students who are new to needlepoint to this class. It is also open to those of you who are looking to get back into needlepoint. You'll learn the basics: threading a needle, starting and ending threads, basketweave, and one or two other simple stitches as time permits.

We request that your canvas is something fairly simple - uncomplicated design, no shading, a limited number of colors, no larger than 12 X 12", and preferably 13 mesh. If you don't have one, we can help you select one.

Class fee includes instruction, needles, scissors, and threader. And, as with all of our classes, purchases for the class receive a 10% discount.
Date Time
Wednesday, October 17 9:30-11:30
Saturday, November 17 1:30-3:30
We are excited to announce that Linda Corirossi will be here in November to teach this incredibly popular class!!!

Purchase a canvas from our inventory by October 1, and we will deliver it to Linda. She'll write a custom stitch guide for your piece, we'll pull the threads she recommends and mount the canvas on your choice of stretcher bars or scroll frame. When you arrive everything will be ready for you to begin stitching!

The class fee includes the stitch guide, instruction, lunch all three days and a few surprises.

We request a $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot. Call soon because this class fills up fast!
Date Time
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, November 9, 10, 11 9:30-4:00
Shading ($50)
Shading is one of those topics stitchers struggle with -- a lot! In this class we'll cover the basics (light, color, perspective) and introduce you to several techniques to deal with shading.
Date Time
Thursday, September 20 9:30-Noon
The Week After Basketweave ($50)
Our "Day After Basketweave" class was so successful that we're continuing the journey through time! We'll review the stitches covered in "Day After" and add French knots, turkey work and chain stitches to your resume.
Date Time
Thursday, September 20 2:00-4:00