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Jingle All the Way Quilt

This block of the month quilt includes plenty of embroidered applique details that add Christmas magic! Over 10 sessions (Feb. - Nov.) you will construct the top of this quilt. Kits are available - choose a border fabric with white or black background. Kits also include extra details like vinyl (for the snowglobes) and mylar (for the strand of embroidered lights).

Guide Class 2

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.

Kimberbell 2-Day Holiday Embroidery Event 2018

Make exclusive (and adorable!) Fall and Christmas themed projects in this 2-day machine embroidery event. This event takes place at Elburn Lions Club in Elburn, IL. Kimberbell kits and lunch both days included!

Nov 14
Hello Sunshine Kimberbell quilt class
Nov 15
Kimberbell 2-Day Holiday Embroidery Event 2018
Nov 16
Embroidery Software Webinar in store

Classes


Classes


Learn the basics of embroidery as you create this fun, monogrammed mug rug. All fabrics and materials are included in the cost of this one-time, two-hour class.

Cost: $ 90.00
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, two-hour class.

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn about techniques and materials for fusing, cutting, and laying out your fabric pieces and practice using classic applique stitches: the blanket stitch and satin stitch.

Cost: $ 40.00
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
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.

Cost: $ 60.00
During this fun "make it and take it" class, you will create a cup cozy that can be placed onto any standard-sized mug. With so many pockets on the outside and inside of the cup, this would be a perfect personalized gift for someone to place on their desk or sewing cabinet.

Cost: $ 35.00
This beautiful jewel effect is created using the Creative Grids 60 degree ruler. Learn how to use this ruler and practice cutting and sewing angles. You will make the top of this quilt in this 3-session class.

Cost: $ 60.00
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
This colorful creation uses a jelly roll to create the five fireflies, plus fabric for background and the center and "light" of the fireflies. You'll get experience sewing half square triangles and will learn how to successfully sew on the bias.

Cost: $ 70.00
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 Open Sew days! There is no fee - but sign up today. We have limited seating and spots will fill up quickly!

Cost: $ FREE
Graphic Gems BOM Quilt (Saturday Series) - Pay for the full class series ahead of time and save $20! Each class session is $10 individually, or pay $70 for the full series ahead of time (9 classes total).

Cost: $ 70.00
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: $ 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 fun, embroidered quilt by Kimberbell Designs includes unique dimensional embellishments that really make your quilt top stand out. Join us for a 6-month class as we assemble the embroidered quilt top.

Cost: $ 120.00
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
This block of the month quilt includes plenty of embroidered applique details that add Christmas magic! Over 10 sessions (Feb. - Nov.) you will construct the top of this quilt. Kits are available - choose a border fabric with white or black background. Kits also include extra details like vinyl (for the snowglobes) and mylar (for the strand of embroidered lights).

Cost: $ 200.00
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
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
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
Learn more about using your serger as you make this simple zippered bag. You will add in decorative stitching (using your serger!) and learn an easy way to insert a zipper.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn how to use features unique to the Baby Lock Solaris embroidery/sewing machine. This is a free class for anyone who has purchased the Solaris from Creative Sewing Center.

Cost: $ FREE
Make a small wall-hanging featuring this three-dimensional Christmas tree. It's fast, fun, and very popular! Trim your tree with charms, small ornaments, buttons, or even jewelry. Finished wall hanging measures approximately 12" by 14".

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?

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?
Payment is required at the time you sign up for the class. We are able to accept credit card payments over the phone (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express).

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.

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!

At this time we offer lessons for adults only (lessons for teens and older kids on a case-by-case basis).
Lessons take place at Creative Sewing Center and are $30 per one hour of lesson time ($50 per hour if working with store owner, Lisa Flyte).

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