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While private lessons and small classes are held at the shop, our event classes are held at Homewood Studios on the Oakland Estuary. Lighting is great so just bring your usual stitching supplies.


Jackie du Plessis

It's Fineally Finished

We are holding our classes now at the Homewood Studios in Oakland which is situated on the Oakland/Alameda Estuary about a 5 min drive from the shop. Details on the hotel can be found on the class pages under the Class Location and Hotel Information tab for each class when we are taking signups.


Date for our upcoming classes with Jackie below.
Send us an e-mail to be placed on the interest list..

Spring 2024


We are not able to hold classes in 2023 as planned.
Stay tuned for what will come in 2024.

Private Lessons

We have resumed doing Private Lessons, which are available Tue-Fri between 11am - 3pm.

For both adults and children, we offer private instruction in several types of needlework. Topics generally include needlepoint, cross-stitch, embroidery, basic silk ribbon embroidery, hardanger, pulled-thread and crewel work. Call the shop to let us know what instruction you are seeking and if we can help, we'll arrange a time.

The cost is $35 per hour (no supplies are provided, although you may certainly bring your own project or purchase supplies at the shop). If you want to set up a private lesson for more than one person the fee is $35/hour per person if you are working on different projects. For a group rate on a single project each additional person is $20/hour  beyond 2 people. You may schedule multiple hours, either in one session or across more than one session. If you wish, you may also schedule a regular class for a group (e.g. beginning needlepoint) contact the shop for more details.


Payment & Cancellation Policy

Be sure to review our Payment & Cancellation Policy for classes before signing up for a class.

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Last updated March 29, 2023