Sew Blessed
- Sep 20, 2018 12:00 am

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! Usually meets first and third Thursdays.

Cost: $ FREE
Amethyst Project Sewing Bag
- Sep 22, 2018 09:30 am

This bag features ample storage space for any project or hobby - quilting, drawing, hand-sewing, and so much more! The lining features a zippered pouch, mesh zippered pocket, and elastics for holding pens or other items. The bottom of the case has an elastic buckle strap to hold quilt blocks , books and rulers. 14 in long x13 in high x 3 in deep. Two Saturday sessions: Sept 8 and Sept 22. 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Cost: $ 40.00
Micro-Safe Pot Holder Class
- Sep 25, 2018 10:00 am

Make these adorable holders to keep your hands safe when removing hot items from your microwave. Three sizes provide a perfect fit for all your kitchen dishes. Great gift items for holiday dinners! Call to sign up and get your requirements list. Burn your fingers no more, how cool!

Cost: $ 30.00
You asked for it! You will learn how to do a split neckline on a T-Shirt with a 5 x 7 hoop using an Embroidery Library design on a JoAnn Fabrics T-Shirt. Call for exact details of design and materials needed. You don't need a big machine with big hoops to do this. Learn something new using your own machine!

Cost: $ 30.00
Pumpkin Pot Holder Class
- Oct 05, 2018 10:30 am

Create a festive pumpkin potholder for Halloween, Fall or Thanksgiving. You will learn how to make your own binding and how to apply it! Call to sign up and get your materials list. Pattern will be supplied in class.

Road Trip Case
- Oct 06, 2018 09:30 am

A generous size tote bag with great features: Recessed zipper, large interior elasticized pockets, front pocket, and fun piping and pleat details! Makes a great diaper or beach bag. Saturday, October 6. 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Cost: $ 40.00
Fobio Key Fob Class
- Oct 11, 2018 05:30 pm

Grab your favorite scraps, bright zippers, extra pulls, then go wild or mild and make a few or a slew! This lanyard-style key fob is a great beginner's project. You will learn how to use some of your decorative stitches. Pattern includes 2 sets nickel key fob hardware. Learn something new!

Cost: $ 30.00
Fall Leaves Wall Hanging Class
- Oct 13, 2018 09:30 am

This is an easy wall hanging that will teach you new techniques! You will learn how to applique and how to quilt your project using a Quilter's Guide Foot or a Stitch-in-the-ditch Foot. Finished size will be 3' x 4'. Call for fabric requirements. Fusible and pre-cut leaves will be supplied by teacher. Sign up and join the party! 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Cost: $ 45.00
Ryan's Case for Smiles
- Oct 16, 2018 12:00 am

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

Kimberbell Club Halloween Shape Class
- Oct 19, 2018 10:00 am

First of a monthly class to embroider a new project each month. Dates and times will very so everyone gets a chance to attend. Witch hats, spiders and pumpkins will combine to become a Spooktacular banner to hang in your entryway or on your fireplace mantle.

Cost: $ 25.00
My Brother VM6200D Class
- Oct 22, 2018 10:00 am

My machine can do that? This is an advanced class on your VM6200D. Come and really play on your machine and learn new possibilities! You will need to bring your machine and all accessories including emb unit, emb foot, hoops. You will learn to use the laser pen to do borders, twin needle embroidery, and bobbin work embroidery.

Cost: $ 15.00
Wire -Framed Tote Class
- Nov 03, 2018 09:30 am

Terriffic totes carry all sorts of goodies! We will be making the large tote which has a wire frame at the top edge which makes it extra sturdy. Remove the frame and they're washable! You can use foam for stiffer sides or batting for softer sides. Join in the fun!

Cost: $ 40.00
Serged Garment Bag
- Nov 17, 2018 09:30 am

Have you used your serger lately? Come learn how to make this garment bag - ALL ON THE SERGER! This is an intermediate class - you must know how to set up your serger for a 3 thread overlock. Call for information.

Cost: $ 35.00

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