In Michigan, Homestead Needle Arts (8185 Holly Road, Suite 4) in Grand Blanc is now open, no appointment necessary. Their hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 10 to 4. The shop asks you to call first if you are making a special trip to be sure they are open.
In Massachusetts, The Wellesley Needlepoint Collection (22 Grove) is reopening on June 8 by appointment only. Their hours are weekdays from 10 to 2. Weekend hours will not resume until after Labor Day. Six people will be allowed in the shop at one time and appointments are limited to 30 minutes. Masks must be worn and hand sanitizer used. If you come without an appointment, please wait outside until they can admit you.
“All customers when entering the store will be asked to show their credit card to the staff greeter. Please place it on the table and we will copy the number down. This is a protective measure being used to avoid the handling of credit cards while in the store. Feel free to fill out our Credit Card Information Form in advance to save time.”
The front area of the shop is for this and can only have one customer at a time. If there is a customer there already, please wait outside until they can admit you.
Please email for appointments: TWNCappointments@gmail.com.