Regular Hours: Tuesdays – Fridays 10 am – 4 pm, Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm

4.8 58 reviews

Needlepoint Shop, Canvases & Classes in Austin, Texas

Welcome to The Needle Works

Since 1978 The Needle Works has been the oldest established store for hand painted needlepoint canvases in Austin, Texas. We also feature the largest selection of threads in the Texas Hill Country. Specializing in the finest quality hand-painted needlepoint canvases, notions, accessories and classes, we attract needlepoint enthusiasts from all over the country who are interested in learning the craft.

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Visit the Shop

4401 Medical Pkwy,
Austin, Texas 78756
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Call Us

(512) 451-6931 local
(800) 851-6931 toll-free

Shop Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Shop Canvases

  • Avatar Kathleen M ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Nice people run a well kept, well stocked shop.Painted canvases, and impressive assortment of threads, some kits with everything you need, space for some classes, and nice people on hand who will take the time to help you match colors and … More find the right threads for your project make shopping here an incredibly pleasant and relaxing experience.
  • Avatar Michaela ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Stopped in while visiting Austin to kit out a canvas with a tricky color palette. Really helpful staff and amazing thread selection! Also had a big studio space behind where lots of stitchers were working on projects. Will definitely be … More back next time I am in town.
  • Avatar Rachel Hogan ★★★★★ a year ago
    Love this place. Thread selection is amazing and so is the bling bar. I have challenged myself to embellish my work more often now and it's perfect. Canvas selection is great, many different unique pieces along with anything else you … More could want for needlepoint!
  • Avatar Rachel Drew ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    So incredibly helpful and friendly, such a cute shop too.

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Upcoming Classes

  • Ribbons, Beads, Knots & More w/ Stefanie Chase

    We will be working on the beautiful Floral Garden round, designed by Kristine Kingston.  This will be a great introductory class for those wanting to learn ribbon and beading work

    May 31 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Concepts Class/Canvas Interpretation w/ Stefanie Chase

    Join us Sat. June 1st from 9:30-12:30 for this special class designed to help you to identify the appropriate stitches for your canvas and why do we use the threads

    June 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Knots & More Technique Class w/ Stefanie Chase

    Join us Sat June 1st  from 1-4:00 for a Knots & More Technique Class where you will learn French, colonial, drizzle, bullion, woven spiker, and Ruching wrapped backstitch.

    June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Winter Floral w/ Kelly Clark

    4-day floral teaching Kelly Clarks Winter Celebration Floral, a piece featuring a black & white striped vase that is chock full of highly dimensional Winter Fruits and Fleurs. The Winter

    June 27 @ 9:30 am - June 30 @ 4:00 pm