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We are so glad you're here! The Canvasback is your ready resource for all things needlepoint! 
The Canvasback has been serving the needlepoint community since 1974. Located in Northfield, Illinois, we offer one of the 10 largest selections of designer canvases, fibers, needlepoint supplies, and accessories in the stock ready for purchase or shipment. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you with project selection, fiber choices, and finishing. Turn your stitched pieces into pillows, framed art, ornaments, stockings, tallis bags, belts, handbags and so much more!  Our beginner classes will help you get started. One-on-one instruction is available as well. Experienced stitchers enjoy weekly scheduled classes, quarterly workshops, and three-day seminars. At The Canvasback we stay with you until your project is complete and you are happy!

Shop Update

The news is good!

Your Canvasback team is fully vaccinated.
- The COVID statistics in Illinois are very positive.
- The governor is opening up our world.

Needlepoint has been a large part of what has made the past year tolerable. The perfect pandemic projects we post nightly on Instagram and Facebook reveal the remarkable volume of stitching that has been done and the extraordinary quality of the work completed. We are grateful to have been part of your story.

We continue to add inventory every week to be sure that you have the biggest selection of the finest canvases and the range of fibers you require to complete your work.

Eilene recently did research for and was interviewed for a terrific article called "Needlepoint is a Great Way to Cope with Uncertainty." Needlepoint actually DOES make you feel good. There are physiological and neurological reasons why we feel comforted by the needlepoint we do. This is not in your imagination, this is real! Read and enjoy!  
Click here for the article.


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  • The Canvasback
  • thecanvasback@gmail.comcom
  • 847-446-4244
  • 1747 Orchard Lane
    Northfield, IL 60093
  • Mon-Fri   10:00-5:00 
  • Sat          10:00-4:00
  • Sun          Closed