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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, square up blocks, and add borders to your quilt top. At the end of class you will have a completed quilt top.

Serge Away: 2-Day Serger Event

Join us for a 2-day event to experience all the fun and creativity possible on a serger! All levels welcome. You will create 2 projects (a garment bag and make-up bag) and will learn a ton of serging techniques and tips along the way. Sergers provided if needed!

Serge Away: 2-Day Serger Event

Join us for a 2-day event to experience all the fun and creativity possible on a serger! All levels welcome. You will create 2 projects (a garment bag and make-up bag) and will learn a ton of serging techniques and tips along the way. Sergers provided if needed!

Apr 27
Beginning Quilting 101
Apr 27
Baby Lock Owner: Sewing Guide 2 Class
Apr 29
Beginning Quilting 102

Classes


Turn your favorite candy, cookie, or treat into a cute bag! You can even pick a Baby Lock logo bag! Come learn this fun technique using fusible vinyl, the possibilities are endless!! Bring your sewing machine and we will also demonstrate how you can use your embroidery machine to quilt it. Mary Beth and Denise are repeating this fun class!

Cost: $ 20.00
Pretty and practical crossbody bag, featuring three zipper pockets to easily organize your items! Perfect for traveling, shopping, and gifting. Try out our cork fabric for a sleek, professional look!

Cost: $ 45.00
This fun tote bag includes a zipper top, lots of pockets, and comfy shoulder straps.

Cost: $ 45.00
This tote has all the pockets and compartments you will need! Pleated pockets on each side to hold a bottle of water or umbrella, small zipper pockets on the outside front, plus a large center dividing zippered pocket to keep your tablet or small laptop safe. With so many storage spots - this will become your favorite bag!

Cost: $ 55.00
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, square up blocks, and add borders to your quilt top. At the end of class you will have a completed quilt top.

Cost: $ 75.00
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: $ 90.00
This adorable mini pillow finishes at 9.5" x 5.5" and features applique mushroom toadstools, a friendly little frog and daisies, and the sweet sentiment "Delight in the little things." Makes a great companion "bench buddy" for the larger Kimberbell bench pillows, or perfect on its own! (Machine Embroidery)

Cost: $ 30.00
Kimberbell's August square pillow features a charming birdhouse, stitched entirely in the hoop for a homey, paper-pieced look. When it's time to feather your nest, this pillow is one adorable accent! Pillow finished size is 8" square. (Machine Embroidery)

Cost: $ 30.00
Layers of raw-edge, fabric triangles (stacked and sewn right in the hoop!) give our pineapple the tantalizing texture you crave - while a green applique crown tops the fruit with a touch of cute. Pillow finished size is 8" square. (Machine Embroidery)

Cost: $ 30.00
Dimensional felt flowers and a pretty pinwheel are whimsically gathered in a clear canning jar for an impromptu summertime centerpiece. Flanked by crisp stripes of red and white, our July square pillow is Americana at its best! Pillow finished size is 8" square. (Machine Embroidery)

Cost: $ 30.00
Build your very own neighborhood! (Pattern is included in the book/CD for Kimberbell's new "Make Yourself at Home" quilt) With an assortment of eight houses - including a retro RV - paired with eight themed accent applique blocks and six sentiments, you can create and customize a variety of bench pillow covers.

Cost: $ 75.00
The road to a friend's house is never long... so go ahead and Make Yourself at Home! Dimensional embellishments like chenille plants, Mylar and Vinyl windows, a "quilt" hanging from a row of trees, and more, will be just the quilt to adorn your home. Class meets for 6 sessions.

Cost: $ 120.00
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
A Larger Bag to carry your essentials on the back of your luggage handle. You will learn to make a monogram in class to apply to the pocket. This is a fun and easy class to complete your bag in 2 classes.

Cost: $ 50.00
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! Learn from ruler work experts and sample the different designs possible with quilting rulers.

Cost: $ 50.00
Create this handy, lined bag with 3 separate zippered pouches. Perfect for bringing your supplies to future classes!

Cost: $ 30.00
Join us for 2 full days of hands-on embroidery fun with an expert in the industry. Experience so many creative possibilities and learn how to take your embroidery skills to the next level. Save the date - more details coming soon!

Cost: $ 199.00
Learn the art of free motion quilting on your own machine! Feathers, fillers, and more - plus tons of fun! All day class (10-4) with lunch included.

Cost: $ 139.00
Come create exclusive sewing and garden-themed projects! All levels welcome, your event kit and lunch is included, and we even provide a machine for you if you need one. Our Kimberbell events are always one big party you do NOT want to miss!

Cost: $ 199.00
Join us for a 2-day event to experience all the fun and creativity possible on a serger! All levels welcome. You will create 2 projects (a garment bag and make-up bag) and will learn a ton of serging techniques and tips along the way. Sergers provided if needed!

Cost: $ 199.00
Kimberbell Exclusives Club: July 2019

Cost: $ 20.00
Kimberbell Exclusives Club: June 2019

Cost: $ 20.00
A layer of vinyl makes happy cotton prints appear like real rubber boots. Kimberbell's Medium Sweet Tube slips inside each boot with darling ribbon straps. To encourage a friend who is weathering the storms of life, we've included a printable PDF with five gift tag options. (Must be a member of the Kimberbell Exclusives Club. It is easy to join - ask us how!)

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 and Destiny embroidery/sewing machines. This is a free class for anyone who has purchased their Solaris or Destiny from Creative Sewing Center.

Cost: $ 75.00
Master your machine! This class series will go in-depth on how to use features unique to the Baby Lock Solaris and Destiny sewing and embroidery machines. Classes focus on techniques rather than completed projects. Weekday and Saturday sessions available.

Cost: $ 30.00
Master your machine! This class series will go in-depth on how to use features unique to the Baby Lock Solaris and Destiny sewing and embroidery machines. Classes focus on techniques rather than completed projects. Weekday and Saturday sessions available.

Cost: $ 30.00
Master your machine! This class series will go in-depth on how to use features unique to the Baby Lock Solaris and Destiny sewing and embroidery machines. Classes focus on techniques rather than completed projects. Weekday and Saturday sessions available.

Cost: $ 30.00

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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