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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.                                                                                Class 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 26ct linen.  Instructions and materials included in class fee.  PREREQUISITE:  YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO CROSS STITCH.

November 3  10:00AM - 12:00PM                $20.00
Instructor: Kathy Matthews


BEGINNING HARDANGER  - Try your hand at the traditional technique of Hardanger, You will create a lovely “Strawberries and Cream” sachet design or for framing, while learning the basics of Hardanger in this class.  Materials are included in class fee.

Wednesday  October 10 & 17      6:30PM - 8:30PM   $35.00
Instructor: Eva Rill


A picture containing clothing, bedclothes, indoor, green  Description generated with high confidenceTHE BANQUET  - A Veritable Feast of Stitches  - designed by Freda Murfin of Freda's Fancy Stitching.  The sampler, with a finished size of 9-3/4" by 13", is divided into eight parts and includes a study of various needlepoint stitches.  The Banquet is an INTERMEDIATE canvaswork piece which is stitched on 18ct canvas with Watercolours, DMC #5 Perle Cotton and Floss, Silk Lame Braid, #8 Kreinik Braid, and Beads.  Included in this piece are stitches including Straight, Diagonal, Box, Cross, Eyelet, and Leaf.  In addition to the regular needlepoint stitches, students will learn the Walnetto, Sprat's Head, Jessica and partial Jessica, Bargello, Point de Tresse, Triangle, and Norwich.  Prerequisite: Must know how to read a canvaswork chart.  Pattern and materials NOT included in class fee.
Instructor: Mary McGuire
Tuesday Oct. 2. - Class Starts 6:30PM remaining classes
            Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Jan. 15     6:30PM - 9:30PM                                                     $ 65.00

Tuesday Sept 25.  - Materials Night  - This night is set aside for class participants to
get all of their threads and canvas.  If using different colors than called for in the pattern,
this will give you time to make those changes.  The goal is to have everyone ready to
go at 6:30PM on Oct. 2 including having canvas on stretcher bars.


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

Fiber  Fanatic  Clubs

Join 1 or more of our Fiber Clubs and receive a specified number of threads each month at a savings.  Clubs are ongoing, so you may start at any time.   
Shipping is FREE!

Fiber Fanatic Club

Regular Price

Club Price

Soie d'Alger Silk

6 skeins/mo.



Classic Colorworks

10 skeins/mo.



Sampler Threads

10 skeins/mo.



Weeks Dye Works

10 skeins/mo.




6 skeins/mo.




6 skeins/mo.




4 skeins/mo.



Anchor Floss

24 skeins/mo.



DMC Floss

24 skeins/mo.



Needlepoint Silks

5 skeins/mo.



ThreadworX Floss     

6 skeins/mo.



Belle Soie Silk

3 skeins/mo.



Vineyard Silk

6 skeins/mo.



Gloriana Silk

5 skeins/mo.



Splendor Silk

6 cards/mo.



Dinky Dyes

6 skeins/mo.



Soie 100/3

6 spools/mo.





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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