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Kimberbell Exclusives Embroidery Workshop: January 2020

Join us for a demonstration of the latest Kimberbell Exclusives Club projects, then stay and sew to create your own! An instructor will be available to help you through your project and answer questions. January projects include the "Hello Winter" and "Flamingo Beauties" bench buddy pillows.

Intro to Palette 11 Embroidery Software

This class will provide a basic introduction to Palette 11 embroidery digitizing software. If you purchased your software with us, this class is FREE!

Cora the Owl

Using a collage technique, layer small pieces of fabric to create your image. We'll guide you through the detailed pattern and help you finalize your design before you fuse your pieces. Many pattern options to choose from!

Jan 20
Beginning Quilting 101
Jan 21
Beginning Quilting 102
Jan 22
Vintage Flora Kimberbell Spark Event

Classes


Learn quilting techniques with this first class in our beginner's quilting series. You will learn how to quickly and accurately use a rotary cutter, piece strips together with a quarter inch seam, and square up blocks. At the end of class you will have a completed quilt top.

Cost: $ 100.00
This is the second class in our Beginning Quilting series. In addition to refining the skills you learned in Quilting 101, you will also learn how to piece 1/2 square triangles, assemble different types of blocks, and add sashing. At the end of this class, you will have completed the top of this quilt.

Cost: $ 125.00
This is the third class in our Beginning Quilting series. You will further your skills with 1/2 square triangles, adding sashing, creating 4-patch squares, and more complex quilt construction. At the end of this class, you will have completed the quilt top.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn the basics of sewing as you create this sleek, slim bag - perfect for tucking in your laptop or tablet when you're on the go. Fabrics, materials, and pattern are included in the cost of this one-time class - plus we provide a machine for you to use!

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn how to bind your quilted projects. You will learn how to cut both cross grain and bias binding strips and prepare them for binding. Try out two different ways to attach your binding to your quilt, and learn how to miter the corners.

Cost: $ 35.00
Using a collage technique, layer small pieces of fabric to create your image. We'll guide you through the detailed pattern and help you finalize your design before you fuse your pieces. Many pattern options to choose from!

Cost: $ 70.00
Learn how to create unique designs on your fabric with the powerful IQ Designer feature on your Baby Lock embroidery machine (available on select models). Take things one step further with our "Sweatshirt Makeover" class and turn your design into a wearable work of art!

Cost: $ 25.00
Want to create your own beautiful, custom quilting designs? Learn the basics of Free Motion Quilting! No experience necessary. This will be a hands-on, technique class - you will do some practice quilting but not produce a final project.

Cost: $ 40.00
The Easy-Connect Quilting technique, combined with specially designed embroidery files, makes it possible for you to create edge-to-edge quilting using your home embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
You will learn different techniques for quilting together your quilt top, batting, and backing. You will work with a 22-inch square sample piece - we will not create an actual project in this class.

Cost: $ 35.00
Want to learn how to add flawless curves and lines in your quilting? Try out a variety of quilt rulers on your own sewing machine and see all the different design possibilities!

Cost: $ 40.00
This is a class for Sashiko machine owners to get to know their machine better while stitching out a pre-drawn owl design.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn about several different kinds of specialty sewing feet and why you need them to make the most of your projects. You can do so many incredible things on your sewing machine with the right accessories! (This class is intended for Baby Lock sewing machines. Check with us if you have a different machine so we can see if our feet will work on your model.)

Cost: $ 35.00
Turn one of your sweatshirts into a one-of-a-kind jacket with our guest instructor, Connie Hodson! You also have the option to add in a digitizing class (using IQ Designer on your embroidery machine) to add even more excitement to your finished project.

Cost: $ 60.00
Come join Denise for this fun class to turn your favorite candy or Baby Lock logo bag into an adorable zippered pouch. Bring your sewing machine to the class, where we will also demonstrate using an embroidery machine to quilt your bag.

Cost: $ 35.00
Spend two fun days with this popular expert instructor and make 5-6 embroidery projects. Get access to some of her newest projects and learn helpful sewing tips and tricks along the way!

Cost: $ 249.00
Learn how to master the serger with this high-demand National Baby Lock Educator! Get hands-on experience with 25 serger stitches and techniques and create your own handy reference book with stitch samples.

Cost: $ 329.00
Want to try machine embroidery in a fun and friendly setting with lots of hands-on help? This 4-hour event is perfect for you! Make 2 exclusive projects to take home - we provide the machine and supplies!

Cost: $ 59.00
Join us for a demonstration of the latest Kimberbell Exclusives Club projects, then stay and sew to create your own! An instructor will be available to help you through your project and answer questions. February projects include the "Grateful Heart Composition Notebook" and "Quilted Embroidery Leather: Luggage Tag or Tissue Holder."

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for a demonstration of the latest Kimberbell Exclusives Club projects, then stay and sew to create your own! An instructor will be available to help you through your project and answer questions. January projects include the "Hello Winter" and "Flamingo Beauties" bench buddy pillows.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for a demonstration of the latest Kimberbell Exclusives Club projects, then stay and sew to create your own! An instructor will be available to help you through your project and answer questions. March projects include the "Modern Patchwork Zipper Pouch" and "Heart and Home Door Decor" wall-hanging.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how to embroider with your new Baby Lock embroidery machine. We will learn hooping techniques, placement, correct stabilizer usage, correct bobbin and top thread, problem solving and more.

Cost: $ 75.00
Guide class to learn your serger. In this class we will learn basic threading and many serging techniques. Come with four different colored threads.

Cost: $ 75.00
We will learn gathering, rolled hem, flatlock, stitching, decorative stitches, and many other techniques. We will also experiment with decorative threads.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn the basics for your new Baby Lock machine. This will include maintenance, threading, bobbin winding, tension settings, proper use of feet, thread and needle theory, do's and don'ts of proper sewing techniques, and more!

Cost: $ 75.00
We will explore creative uses for your new Baby Lock machine. The decorative sewing techniques that will be covered are applique, twin needle sewing, heirloom sewing, and free motion quilting. If you had additional feet included with your machine that were not covered in class 1, please bring them and we will cover them in this class.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn how to use features unique to the Baby Lock Solaris, Destiny, and Altair embroidery/sewing machines. This is a free class for anyone who has purchased their Solaris, Destiny, or Altair from Creative Sewing & Quilting.

Cost: $ 75.00
This class will provide a basic introduction to Palette 11 embroidery digitizing software. If you purchased your software with us, this class is FREE!

Cost: $ 75.00
This class is an introduction to using IQ Designer on the Baby Lock Valiant 10-needle embroidery machine. You will learn about the different features available in IQ Designer and how to operate them. If you purchased your machine with us, this class is FREE!

Cost: $ 75.00
Do you have a sewing machine at home that you're not sure how to use? We can help! Bring your machine, accessories, and owner's manual (if you have it), and we will teach you how to operate your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 50.00

Class FAQ's


When does each class take place?
Click on each class title to see what days and times it will be offered.

How do I register?

Many classes offer online registration. (This excludes our Kimberbell Exclusives Club and Machine Owner Classes - register via phone or in person). You can call us at 630-208-6789 to register for any class.

How do I pay?
Payment is required at the time you sign up for the class. We are able to accept credit card payments for online registrations and over the phone (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express). Cash or checks are also accepted in store.

What do I need to bring?
Click on each class title to see what equipment and materials are needed for your class. If you do not see a supply list or you have questions, please contact creativesewingcenter@gmail.com.
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