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Beginning Quilting 101

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.

Beginning Quilting 102

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.

Vintage Flora Kimberbell Spark Event

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!

Jan 23
Vintage Flora Kimberbell Spark Event
Jan 24
Vintage Flora Kimberbell Spark Event
Jan 25
Vintage Flora Kimberbell Spark Event

Classes


Creative 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

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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