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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.

Kimberbell Exclusives Club: "Baby is Sleeping" Trapunto Pillow (Aug. 2019)

We used two extra layers of batting and dense lines of quilting to create the trapunto effect for this sweet baby pillow on the embroidery machine.

Bench Buddies Pillow: Pieced Birdhouse (August square design)

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)

Sep 7
"We Whisk You a Merry Christmas" Quilt
Sep 7
Sewing Project Bag
Sep 10
Baby Lock Owner: Serger 1 Class (Jet Air Threading)

Classes


Create this adorable Kimberbell Christmas quilt with us! Class takes place over 4 sessions. Quilt kit and pattern required to take this class. (Quilt kits are in limited supply - order yours ASAP!)

Cost: $ 100.00
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, and square up blocks. At the end of class you will have a completed quilt top.

Cost: $ 100.00
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
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
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
Students in this class wiil learn to Sew a Duffle Bag using a pre-cut felt pattern. Techniques included are 1/4" seam, pivot points, embellishment using a zig-zag stitch. Learn to follow along on a pattern.

Cost: $ 20.00
Create a project bag, complete with a zippered top and a vinyl front so you can see your materials inside. So handy and easy - you will want to make a bunch more at home!

Cost: $ 25.00
Sturdy quilted bases and a fun fabric border adds interest to this handy tote with a zippered closure to keep everything safe and secure. It also has a see-through vinyl window that allows you to see at a glance what is in each bag.

Cost: $ 30.00
In this hands-on event, use one of our multi-needle embroidery machines to create unique projects to take home. Machine and materials provided! This is the perfect chance to learn about multi-needles and see which one might be a good fit for you.

Cost: $ 199.00
We used two extra layers of batting and dense lines of quilting to create the trapunto effect for this sweet baby pillow on the embroidery machine.

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
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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