The Black Sheep is a full-service needlepoint store which provides a one -stop- shop for all of your needlepoint needs.
The next step after spending countless relaxing and happy hours completing your needlepoint project is to have it transformed into the object of your dreams. Not sure what you want it to be? We can help with that as well. Our team is full of creative and unusual ideas for any project.
Great care is taken with your creation at all stages of the finishing process. This is done to ensure that your project becomes a masterpiece and heirloom to be enjoyed for generations to come. To guarantee success, we have curated a collection of finishers who have proven themselves to be meticulous, possess the skill and creativity, as well as provide the best quality materials with which to enhance your work.
Projects we have finished:
- Key fobs
- Pillows (Knife Edge, Inset, Shaped, Box, etc.)
- Ornaments (all shapes and sizes)
- Eye Glass and Scissor Cases
- Brick Covers
- Door Hanging Signs
- Tote Bags
This is only a small list of the wonderful projects we have been a part of.
Custom Stitch Guides
If you are having trouble finding fiber and stitch inspiration for your next project, we can provide a custom stitch guide. Each guide offers instructions that outline detailed guidelines including suggested stitches and fibers we feel works best for your project.
Pulling of Threads
We will gladly pull all the threads and fibers for your project(s). We provide a wide variety of thread types and manufacturers, and we’ll use our expertise to find the perfect threads for your next needlepoint project. Bring your canvas by the store or mail it in, and we’ll pull your threads at no additional cost.*
Lost interest in your current project? Pressed for time? Have a needlepoint canvas that you inherited but needs the stitching finished? We have a bevy of stitchers who can provide that expert touch to your project. Let us know what you need done and we will make it happen.
Whether you are a beginner or experienced needlepointer, we offer continuing education to expand your skill set, craft, and confidence as a stitcher.
We offer a variety of differing levels of classes throughout the year; from Beginner Needlepoint to more advanced project and technique classes. Regardless of your level of expertise, we have a class for you.
Our instructors are experts in the field of needlepoint and bring a plethora of knowledge and experience to share with you. In addition to our in-house instructors, we often invite well known national teachers to come and share their creativity and knowledge with us.
Private lessons are also available, for any skill level. which provides the student with an intensive one-on-one learning experience.
We carry an extensive library of stitch guides and books to add to your personal collections.