Chicago Classes for Beginners

he Canvasback (1747 Orchard Lane) in Northfield has two classes in August for new needlepointers. Introduction to Needlepoint on August 24 from 1 to 3:30 will teach “n the basics: threading a needle, starting and ending threads, basketweave, and one or two other simple stitches as time permits.” Life after Basketweave on August 3 from 1 to 3 will include “discussion and practice of some decorative stitches, creative thread selection, couching, ruching, padding, and simple beading.”

Call the shop to sign up: 847-446-4244

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