Need to jazz up your kitchen? There are 10 designs in this fun collection that will brighten up your home. These stitch-outs all use one applique and then a handful of different thread colors. 6" x 10" hoop or larger. Space is limited so sign up early! Click on class name for more information.

Cost: $ 29.95
Leave The Light On Class
- Oct 28, 2017 10:00 am

Class being repeated due to popularity! Learn how to make this cute cottage with pre-cut double-sided fusing and a pre-cut jelly roll for fabric. Insert a tea light to make it look "lived-in". Call for pattern and materials needed. HOW CUTE!

Cost: $ 30.00
Decorate your home in just a few easy steps! 12 designs included. Designs are for hoop size of 5 x 7 or larger. Space is limited so sign up early!

Ruth's Weekender Bag Class
- Nov 04, 2017 09:30 am

This bag is the perfect bag to take with you on your weekend away! It is large enough for all your essentials, with two inside pockets. This is such an easy pattern! Click on class name for more information.

Cost: $ 40.00
Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance
- Nov 09, 2017 05:30 pm

Save money! Learn how to keep your machine in tip-top shape with minor adjustments. Learn how to adjust tensions, adjust stitch lengths, the proper way of cleaning, when & how to change the needle. You'll have less trips to the repair shop for professional maintenance.

Cost: $ 30.00
Sew Blessed
- Nov 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Come and sew with others who share their talents and sew for charity. Bring your machine and they will supply the materials! We are so blessed - come and share with those who aren't!

Cost: $ FREE
Folded Fabric Pinwheel Ornament
- Nov 17, 2017 10:30 am

This will be fun! Similar to a cookie exchange only with fabric to help you use up your stash and share with others. Bring 16 pre-cut squares to exchange along with loose buttons and ribbon scraps. Bring a hand sewing needle and thread, small iron and ironing mat to create this cute little Christmas ornament! A stabilizer template will be provided as well as cookies! Click on class title for more information.

Cost: $ 20.00
Anita Holiday Gift Bags Class
- Nov 20, 2017 10:00 am

The gift bag that keeps on giving! With a flat, sturdy bottom, these bags can be used and re-used for so many other Christmas items besides holding your gift. 5 x 7 hoop or larger. You will need to purchase the design but if your are in Anita Club, it is already in November's pack. Call to sign up and get your design and requirements list. Click on class name for more details.

Cost: $ 20.00
Ryan's Case for Smiles
- Nov 21, 2017 10:00 am

Formerly ConKerr Cancer. Come and help others sew pillowcases for hospitalized children. Bring your sewing machine. Free!

Spa Towel Body Wrap
- Dec 01, 2017 10:00 am

Come and learn how to make this adorable spa towel body wrap. Make one for yourself and one as a gift! Embroidery optional, but Mary will tell you how! You will learn how to insert elastic in a seam and how to finish an edge with a serger. Sign up and pick up your materials list. Click on class name to get more information.

Cost: $ 20.00
Rachel's Clutch Class
- Dec 02, 2017 09:30 am

This clutch is small but efficient, making it perfect or all ages. There is a zipper on the outside and a zippered pocket on the inside. It has pockets with a unique button closure, keeping your possessions secure. This quick and easy pattern also gives you the option for an over the shoulder bag or a wristlet. Great Christmas gift idea! Click on class name for more information.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come join us to make these ITH adorable critter potholders! You will learn how to do ITH applique. 8 x 8 hoop or larger. Click on class name for more information.

Cost: $ 20.00
Firework Flag Bargello Class
- Jan 27, 2018 09:30 am

Get ready for summer holidays while the snow is falling! This is an easy bargello design for beginners! Call to sign up and to get fabric requirements! Click on class name for more information.

Cost: $ 40.00

Friendly Stitches’
Class Etiquette Rules:

Only one rule: please be considerate and respectful of others (teachers, fellow students, facility). In other words, fees are due at time of registration, cancellation and refunds only available 7 days prior to class, no children or guests or cell phones and your machine must be in good working order. That way we can all learn something and have fun doing it!



  • 630.541.8388
  • 2135 W. 63rd Street
  • Downers Grove, IL 60516