Beginning Needlepoint

Course Dates: 
6 weeks: January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18
Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m.
Sheila Murphy
Course Catalogs: 
2020 Winter

We will learn basic stitches of needlepoint. Stitches will include tent, basketweave, scotch, mosaic, goblein, nobuko, rice, Parisian, cross, and many more. We will use embroidery thread, perle cotton, Persian wool and some fancy threads from the instructor’s collection. Materials fee: $35 to be paid for the instructor at first class for all materials needed. Participants will also need scissors and a No. 2 pencil. Prerequisite: Participants must have good vision and may want to have magnifying glasses.

Instructor: Sheila Murphy ( has had an avid interest in needlepoint for many years and has taught numerous needlepoint courses at College for Seniors.

Course Outline