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The Canvasback offers a wide variety of classes for everyone from the beginner to the advanced needlepoint artist. We will help you take your needlepoint skills to the next level.

Learn techniques that will enable you to continue to create wonderful needlepoint artwork. Days and times vary depending upon the class. Check back often for updates to our class offerings.

Reservations and prepayment required for all classes.


Embellishment with Linda

Try our popular embellishment classes with Linda Corirossi. Bring your canvas to class and let Linda help you pick fibers and stitches to make it spectacular. Classes begin Monday, March 15, 2021!

Mondays, 9:30-11:30
Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00
Fridays, 9:30-11:30

$30 per session

3-Day Workshop with Linda

Linda will host her incredibly popular 3-day embellishment class Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 10, 11, 12, 2021. 

You give Linda an unstitched canvas, she writes a custom stitch guide for it, The Canvasback pulls the threads Linda recommends and provides lunch each day. 


Throughout the weekend, Linda helps each student learn new stitches and shares lots of helpful tips with the entire class. It really is a lot of fun, and you will be amazed at how much you learn in just three days. Plus, you receive a 10% discount on canvases and threads purchased on class days.

To reserve your spot, we ask that you stop in or call (847-446-4244)
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 10, 11, 12, 2021


Even the most proficient stitcher struggles with shading. It can be downright overwhelming!

This multi-media class will demonstrate ten ways to address shading and other challenges of the needlepoint canvas.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Life After Basketweave

If you're eager to expand your stitching skills beyond basketweave, this class is for you! Jane will help you learn some new stitches and demonstrate a few techniques to make needlepointing easier and more fun. The class fee includes canvas mounted on stretcher bars, threads, and instruction. All you need to bring is a pair of scissors and a willingness to try something new.
Saturday, June 5, 2021
1:00-3:00 pm
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Contact Info
  • 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