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Menlo Park, CA 94025


Hand-painted canvases in an array of subjects are always in stock. We feature scrumptious threads: basic wools, rayons, silk-wool blends, overdyed fibers, rustic wools, metallics, and cotton.

Classes are available for students of all levels. Beginners learn the basics of needlepoint in a one-hour private lesson. Workshops cover decorative stitches and fibers, and how they apply to your own canvas. No time? Send us your canvas, and we will design a stitch guide.  

Custom canvas design upon request.
Needlepoint fabrication available.
Stitching service.

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Join us for a new series
OWD Santa Series


 Canvases by Strictly Christmas and stitch guides by June McKnight

See the whole series

Got the winter blues?
OWD is declaring February as the month of


Sequins have long been used to add glitz and glamour to everything from couture to skating custumes are now making their way to needlepoint!

Sequins come in round, oval and other fun shapes like stars and flowers.  Find out how to make these fun flowers in June's Bling book.

Throughout the month, we will highlight different ways to bring some sparkle and interest to your canvas. June McKnight's book, Bling, has been a source of information and inspiration for this series.

Check out our new Bling page.

Days of California:
An OWD exclusive series

We have found even more things to celebrate about California.  Fly, gallop or swim over to Days of California 2014 to see the newest kits.

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Last Updated February 12, 2015

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