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SPRING  2017

Our Spring Class Schedule continues to be more flexible now. There will still be some SCHEDULED CLASSES, but for the person who wants to learn the basics of Cross Stitch, Linen, Needlepoint, and Punchneedle, we will try to schedule some MINI CLASSES that will be convenient for you. Mini Classes can berequested for day or evening. They will be a short “get started” session, a refresher class, or whatever you need to enable you to do the type of needlework you want. You just need to call (815-455-5470) and we will make it happen.


COUNTED CROSS STITCH - This class will focus on basic cross stitch technique. Kit included in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                               Class fee $ 10.00.


STITCHING OVER 2 THREADS - A mini class to learn the proper way to stitch over 2 threads on linen or evenweave fabric.  (Introduction to Linen Class offers more extensive instruction.) Practice materials provided in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                Class fee $ 10.00


PUNCHNEEDLE - This is an age-old technique that is experiencing renewed interest. A Punchneedle is used to make loops that form a textured design. It appears to be a miniature plush rug. Fun and easy to do.

CTR Punchneedle and a hoop are required, but NOT included.  Practice materials provided in class fee.
      Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                 Class fee $ 10.00


BEGINNING NEEDLEPOINT - Learn the basics of needlepoint, including basketweave, continental and tent stitch. Practice materials provided in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                lass fee $ 10.00




INTRODUCTION TO LINEN - Further your cross stitching skills by learning to cross stitch on linen. Project is a small

sampler stitched on 26 ct linen. Instructions and materials included in class fee.


Saturday         June  3            10:00 AM - 12:00 PM            $20.00
Saturday         June 24           10:00 AM - 12:00 PM            $20.00




AIR - designed by Kathy Rees of Needle Delights Originals, is one of the patterns in the “Elements” Series. Stitched in muted colors on #18 white canvas, it is the perfect project for this spring season. Join us and learn how to manipulate overdyed threads as well as using different stitches, such as the Shifting Cashmere, Smyrna, and Slanted Gobelin. Threads used in this piece include Gloriana Princess Perle and Silk Floss, Vineyard Silk, DMC Pearl Cotton and Floss, and Rainbow Gallery Entice, Neon Rays Plus, and Shaded Petite Very Velvet. The finished project measures 5.33” by 5.33” and will be just the right size for a small picture, a box top, or as an insert in a tray. Materials NOT included in class fee.

Wednesday    June 14, 28      6:30 - 9:00 PM      $35.00




SEPTEMBER MORN - It’s never too early to think about stitching a piece for Fall, and September Morn is just the right project! Designed by Carolyn Mitchell, this piece is stitched on #18 canvas and measures 5” by 5”. Threads included in this canvaswork project are cottons, silks, metallic braid and ribbon, and silk and wool. In this class, students will learn how to use a laying tool, setting up a mitered line when turning a corner, attaching a bead the correct way, and making compensating stitches simple. A variety of stitches are used in September Morn, such as Diamond Eyelets, Milanese, Scotch, Bargello, Double Straight, Shell, Waffle, and Jessica. A charm of your choice will be stitched inside the Jessica to complete this terrific piece! Materials NOT included in class fee.

Tuesday    July 18, Aug 1       6:30 - 9:00 PM      $35.00




Class fee must be paid at the time of registration to reserve a place. One week notice is required to receive a refund for cancellation. NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN WITHOUT ONE WEEK NOTICE. We reserve the right to cancel a class if the minimum is not met..

Class participants will receive a coupon for 10% savings on purchase of class patterns and materials.


Bring your completed CLASS piece in for custom framing and receive a 15% discount on the cost of the framing.



Birthday Reminder

Celebrate your Birthday with us
and receive a 15% discount
on your entire purchase
excluding sale items & framing.
(Valid the week of your Birthday)


Fiber Fanatic Clubs

Take advantage of more opportunities to enjoy the many wonderful fibers available for your stitching pleasure. Join one or more of our Fiber Fanatic Clubs to collect all the colors of your favorite threads. Clubs are ongoing, so start at any time.

Shipping is FREE!

Fanatic Fiber Club
Regular Price
Club Price
Gloriana Silk 5 skeins/mo.
$ 27.00
$ 24.00
Soie d' Alger Silk 6 skeins/mo.
$ 25.80
$ 23.00
Anchor Floss 24 skeins/mo.
$ 18.00
$ 15.90
DMC Floss 24 skeins/mo.
$ 18.00
$ 15.90
Needlepoint Silks 5 skeins/mo.
$ 25.00
$ 22.25
Classic Colorworks 10 skeins/mo.
$ 25.00
$ 22.25
Sampler Threads 10 skeins/mo.
$ 25.00
$ 22.25
Weeks Dye Works 10 skeins/mo.
$ 25.00
$ 22.25
Watercolours 6 skeins/mo.
$ 24.60
$ 22.00
Wildflowers 8 skeins/mo.
$ 31.20
$ 27.75
Waterlilies 5 skeins/mo.
$ 33.00
$ 29.25
ThreadworX Floss 6 skeins/mo.
$ 24.60
$ 22.00
Belle Soie 3 skeins/mo.
$ 22.50
$ 20.00
Splendor Silk 6 cards/mo.
$ 22.50
$ 20.00
Vineyard Silk 6 skeins/mo.
$ 30.60
$ 27.25
Dinky Dyes 6 skeins/mo.
$ 27.00
$ 24.00
Soie 100/3 Silk 6 spools/mo.
$ 19.80
$ 17.75


Customer Appreciation Nights

On Thursday evenings from 5:00 - 8:00 PM, we will offer precut fabric at 25% off .


Shop Hours

9:30am-4:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday;
9:30am-8:00pm Thursday
9:30am-3:00pm Saturday

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Welcome Stitchery
48 Brink St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 USA
Phone: 815-455-5470
Fax: 815-455-4885
Email: email@welcomestitchery.com

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