Do you offer finishing services?
Yes/ We work with a wide arrange of wonderful finishers to bring your finished design to life. We offer soft goods finishing (pillows, stockings, stand-ups), leather (keyfobs, belts, purses), acrylic, ornament, eyeglass case finishing and more.
What are your finishing prices?
Finishing prices depends on a number of variables, like size, materials, item type, and more. Send us an email with details or stop in to the shop and we can provide a rough estimate. For more information on our finishing, read our Finishing 101 blog post here.
Can you teach me how to stitch?
Yes, we offer beginner classes that teach everything you need to know to begin stitching! Check out the upcoming classes and register here.
What type of threads do you stock?
We stock DMC 3, DMC 5, Vineyard Merino, Pepper Pot, & Silk & Ivory, and Essentials. We also stock various novelty fibers, like Silk Lame Braid, Glisten, Kreinik, Very Velvet, Neon Rays, Frosty Rays, Glisten, Straw Silk, and more. Let us know your favorites - we are always looking to expand our inventory.
If you don't have a canvas I'm looking for, can you order it for me?
Yes, we absolutely can (as long as it is not a design exclusive to another shop). Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with all relevant details and we can assist.
I can't make it into the shop but I want my canvases kitted. Can you help?
We can! On each canvas on our website, you have the option to indicate if you would like your canvas kitted and your preference on fiber. If you don't know which option, use the Team TCS Selects Fiber option and we will pick out our favorites for you! For any specific instructions or guidance, please include a note during checkout.
Do you sell Chicago canvases?
Of course! We have to pay homage to our city. We stock unique Chicago canvases that you won't be able to find anywhere else.
You say Sip & Stitch...does that mean Third Coast is BYOB?
Yes - we are pleased to be a bring your own beverage location! We have a bar cart stocked with wine glasses. Swing by to meet some needlepoint friends and enjoy a glass or two.
Please feel free to swing by the store and ask us anything! Or, if you prefer, send us an email at email@example.com, we'd love to chat.