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Classes


Classes

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, two-hour class.

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn quilting techniques with this beginner's quilting class. You will learn how to quickly and accurately use a rotary cutter, piece strips together with a quarter inch seam, square up blocks, and add borders to your quilt top. At the end of class you will have a completed quilt top. This class takes place over 3 sessions.

Cost: $ 45.00
Create your own version of this trendy and sturdy tote bag in this two-session class. The use of grommets to tie on the straps give this bag a modern and fun look.

Cost: $ 50.00
This frame wallet will definitely turn some heads. You'll want to make one to go with every bag you have! You can even use it as a clutch. Finished size (closed) is 8 inches wide by 4.5 inches long.

Cost: $ 35.00
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: $ FREE
Do you want to get some work done on your sewing projects in a fun, creative, and helpful environment? Join us for one of our Friday Sewing Clubs! We'll be offering this open sewing session every 4th Friday of the month, from 11am - 4pm. There is no fee - but sign up today. We have limited seating and spots will fill up quickly!

Cost: $ FREE
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: $ FREE
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: $ FREE
This modern quilt is sure to delight those who love "scrappy style" and splashes of color. Join us once a month to complete a block of this fun and addictive quilt. We'll meet the 3rd Saturday of every month for 10 months (June 2016 - March 2017).

Cost: $ 15.00
Do you have an embroidery machine at home that you're not sure how to use? We can help! Bring your machine, embroidery unit, accessories, hoops, and owner's manual (if you have it), and we will teach you how to operate your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 35.00
Do you have a serger 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 serger.

Cost: $ 35.00
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: $ 35.00
Join us for the first class in our Sassy Style Bag Club series! From June to November 2016, we'll be creating a new bag each month, designed by Sara Lawson ("Windy City Bags" and "Big City Bags"). We bet you'll want to make them all!

Cost: $ 25.00
Ready for an evening out on the town? With this clutch, you definitely will be! Join us for the July edition of the Sassy Style Bag Club to make this charming and beautiful bag.

Cost: $ 25.00
Come join the fun in our Saturday Serger Club! We will have a great time every month learning a new technique and a new project. In May, we will learn how to make pajama pants for the whole family.

Cost: $ 20.00
This small yet stylish bag is perfect for tucking under your arm. Join us for the August edition of the Sassy Style Bag Club to make this charming and beautiful bag. Finished bag is 15" x 8" x 5".

Cost: $ 25.00
Use recycled denim jeans to create this stylish and classically retro jacket featuring cropped sleeves and contrasting cuffs.

Cost: $ 45.00
Calling all chicks to the hen house! Using assorted light, medium, and dark fabrics, you will create your own version of this adorable chicken pincushion. Class fee includes cost of kit; pattern is an additional $9.

Cost: $ 20.00
Are you new to sewing? Or do you need one-on-one help with a project? Call us to schedule a private lesson!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us once a month for this 9-month class as we work through this gorgeous and detailed quilt, using nature-inspired batik fabrics. Each month's class session is only $5 and the fabric kit for each month's large block is $30. We will be running a weekday and weekend session of this class.

Cost: $ 5.00
This large baby quilt or lap-size quilt has no pattern to follow and no little pieces to worry about losing. Just carefree sewing! Only takes about 3 hours to finish quilt top. Finished size approximately 64 x 66 inches.

Cost: $ 25.00
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: $ 35.00
We will learn gathering, rolled hem, flatlock, stitching, decorative stitches, and many other techniques. We will also experiment with decorative threads.

Cost: $ 35.00
This approximately 10 session class (set to student's pace) will introduce you to a wide variety of decorative sewing and quilting techniques. The finished quilt will be 61" x 83". You will experience many different feet and utilize a wide variety of decorative stitches and threads on the sewing machine. You can choose to join this ongoing class at any time - or we can notify you before our next series of the class begins.

Cost: $ 20.00
Wild!flowers is an applique quilt designed for your embroidery machine. This class meets 3 times to complete your quilt top.

Cost: $ 75.00

Saturday Serger Club


Come join the fun in our Saturday Serger Club! Starting in May, we will have a great time every month learning a new technique and a new project. 

Saturday Serger Club will meet the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:30am - 12:30pm. Each class session is $20 plus cost of supplies and pattern.

Class size is limited to ten each month, so be sure to register early! Registration is required for each month's class. 

Click on each serger class name in the class list above to learn more details about each project and supplies needed.

Sassy Style Bag Club


We're setting aside 2 days a month for you to indulge your passion for tote bags and purses!

Each month we'll be creating a new bag. You're welcome to join us for any individual class you like, but we think you'll become hooked and want to create all of these awesome bags!

For the first 6 months (June-November 2016), we'll be working on bags designed by Sara Lawson (sewsweetness.com). The patterns can be found in her books "Windy City Bags" and her latest offering, "Big City Bags."

Why Sara? Because her patterns are well-written, easy to follow, fun to do, and both books offer you a wealth of knowledge you can use with other patterns. Not to mention, she's a local girl!

Daytime and evening classes are available - you pick whichever works best for your schedule.

Afternoon Session Evening Session
2nd Wednesday of every month 2nd Thursday of every month
1:30pm - 4:30pm 4:30pm - 7:30pm


Your own copies of "Big City Bags" and "Windy City Bags" are required, along with a basic sewing kit. Click on each class name in the class list above to learn more details about each bag and supplies needed.

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?

Call us at 630-208-6789 to let us know which class you would like to attend and we will reserve a spot for you.

How do I pay?
You can make your payment at the store when you arrive for your class.

What do I need to bring?
Click on each class title to see what equipment and materials are needed for your class.

Private Lessons


Are you new to sewing? Or do you need one-on-one help with a project?
Call us to schedule a private lesson!

We offer lessons for adults as well as children (ages 6 and up).
Lessons take place at Creative Sewing Center and last for 1.5 - 2 hours for a cost of $25 per lesson.

Call today to learn more!
(630) 208-6789