5 needlepoint, sewing, knitting, and fiber arts spots in Tampa Bay, FL

Looking to embroider your family crest, or just want to knit a blanket or scarf? We rounded up spots to hone your craft in Tampa Bay.

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A quilter sifts through textiles at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center.

Quilters, ready your needles. Lately, crocheting, weaving, embroidery, and needlework, in general, are kind of having a moment on TikTok.

We’ve put together a range of Tampa Bay art centers + spots offering everything from basket weaving to scrunchie-making classes perfect for toting your left brain partner along.

  • Suncoast Yarns | 3347 S. West Shore Blvd. Suite 3, Tampa
    If you’re looking for funky, multi-colored — or really any color — of yarn, this is the spot. Suncoast offers workshops on how to make scrunchies, mittens, headbands, and more. Or enroll in a brioche knitting, and novice crochet or knitting course.
  • Keep Me in Stitches | Tampa + Clearwater locations
    These local shops offer everything from basketmaking and beginner’s quilting classes to private lessons and sessions on how to operate your new sewing machine. Or drop in to ask staff questions about sewing machines, embroidery machines, or sergers. Check the online calendar for offerings + special holiday-themed events.
  • Dunedin Fine Arts Center | 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin
    Sign up to try your hand at the Mayan art of back-strap weaving or fabric collage at this arts center. Plus, the center hosts a variety of exhibits.
  • Silk Road Needle Arts | 2887 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg
    Browse tons of needlepoint and cross-stitch tools or make special orders from this local spot.
  • Knot the Point Needleworks | 4021 Henderson Blvd., Tampa
    Located in South Tampa, this needlepoint boutique sells hand-painted canvases, thread, stitching accessories, and tools (like needle minders and stretcher bars). Plus, the shop offers finishing services — so you can turn your piece into the ornament or pillow of your dreams.

Before you go, make sure you’re prepped for success. Pick up a quilting beginner’s kit, crochet beginner’s kit, embroidery beginner’s kit, or wooden loom before your class.

Calling all master knitters, quilters, and crocheters...Did we miss any other spots? Let us know.

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