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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.


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
Monday, March 11 2:00-4:30
Thursday, April 18 2:00-4:30
Saturday, May 18 1:00-3:30
Monday, June 10 2:00-4:30
3-Day Stitching Holiday With Linda($350)

Linda is returning April 26, 27, 28 to teach her incredibly popular 3-day class. You supply the canvas.
Linda supplies the custom stitch guide and instruction. We mount your canvas on stretcher bars or scroll frame, pull the recommended threads and provide lunch.
This class fills up fast, so don't delay in calling to sign up.

Date Time
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
April 26, 27, 28
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, March 7 9:30-Noon

Beading is lots of fun and adds extra zing to any project. Take this class to learn about different kinds of beads, beading supplies, and beading techniques.
All supplies and instruction are included in the class price. Just bring a pair of scissors and be prepared to have some fun. The sparkly world of beads awaits you!!!
Date Time
Thursday, March 7 1:00-3:00