Monday Shop Updates

In Chicago, The Needle’s Excellency (1630 Central Street) in Evanston will be open this week from 11 to 2 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

In Florida, Needlepoint Studio (7390 S. Tamiami Trail) in Sarasota is now having Open Stitching Tuesdays and Thursday-Saturday. Please reserve your space in advance. If you cannot make it, please call so your place can be given to someone else. There is a limit of 8 people. Masks must be worn.

In Chicago, Emily’s Stitchery (1512 Shermer Road) in Northbrook will open starting May 29. Their store hours will be 10 to 4. If you have multiple projects and need a staff member’s help, please call for an appointment. Masks must be worn. A maximum of 5 people are allowed in the shop and a maximum of 5 people are allowed in the classroom. If the classroom is not full, you can enter it to stitch. Hand sanitizer is available.

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