Westalee Block Wall Hanging Class
- Feb 24, 2018 09:30 am

This is a class for those who attended at least the Westalee basic beginners class. Learn how to free motion blocks to make a wall hanging or table runner using four 10" squares. Must purchase ruler kit designed for your make a model machine prior to class. Two Saturday Sessions, February 24 and April 7, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Cost: $ 60.00
Stowaways Bags Class
- Mar 03, 2018 09:30 am

These classy little bags with contrast trim are perfect for stowing your stuff! Take a look inside, there are no raw edges anywhere. These easy corners look great! A pair of fat quarters will make 2 to 3 bags, pattern includes 6 sizes. You will have time to make 2 or 3. Bring variegated thread. This is your chance to use your decorative stitches. March 3, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Cost: $ 30.00
Hot Bowl Hot Pad Class
- Mar 24, 2018 09:30 am

Make these cute bowl shaped hot pads for microwaving. The perfect shaped bowl for keeping your hands from being scorched when re-heating leftovers. March 24, 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Cost: $ 25.00
Two Needles are Better Than One Class
- Mar 26, 2018 10:00 am

This class will help you get the most out of using twin needles. You will learn new techniques and will make samples with twin needles; like the serpentine stitch, pintucks, and stretch stitch. Sign up, get your materials list and join in the fun! Date: March 26, 10 AM to Noon.

Cost: $ 25.00
Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance Class
- Apr 12, 2018 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. April 12, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Cost: $ 30.00
Prima Diva Clutch/Wallet/Purse Class
- Apr 14, 2018 09:30 am

Use it as a wallet, add a wrist strap to make it a clutch. Add loops and a chain to create a purse. What a fun little purse for a night out on the town! April 14, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Cost: $ 30.00
Sunflower Nesting Bowls Class
- Apr 16, 2018 09:30 am

Start with a modified Dresden Plate; add heat-activated moldable batting, and you have a clever bowl! Heat activated batting adds wonderful texture and a pliable stiffness to this project. How Cute! This pattern includes 3 sizes so that you can create a nesting bowl set perfect for giving! Also includes a pincushion pattern. Won't these look adorable on your picnic table this summer? April 16, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $ 30.00
Shipshewana Shopping Spree
- May 16, 2018 07:00 am

Join us in a fun girl's day out shopping! We will be traveling by luxury bus to Shipshewana, Indiana, where simple living is a choice. Shipshewana is a bustling small town with quaint shop-lined streets, specialty retailers and home-style dining. Historic downtown consists of over 100 local merchants (including quilt shops) within easy walking distance. You will leave Friendly Stitches on May 16 at 7 am and return about 7 pm. Shop at your leisure and have lunch on your own at the Blue Gate Restaurant and Bakery. Call for details, bus is filling up fast so call and pay to reserve your spot

Cost: $ 50.00
Versatile Wave Bag Class
- May 19, 2018 09:30 am

This is a basic purse with a zipper and interchangeable straps and covers. Be creative! Embroider and embellish as you wish, add a dramatic piped, wave edge! For intermediate sewers. Finished size is 12" x 8-1/2". Sign up and join the fun! May 19, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Cost: $ 38.00
Cork is the fabric of the future! Linda White will be at our store to do a trunk show in the morning showing samples she has sewn and the differences in cork products, and a make-it/take-it class in the afternoon so you can make a medium bag on your own sewing machine. A kit will be provided at the cost of $45.00 as well as a free lunch! 9:00 am to 10:30 am for trunk show, fee $15.00. 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm for make-it/take-it, fee $30.00. Or sign up for the whole day for only $40.00.

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