Free Standing Lace Embroidery Demo Day
- Nov 23, 2018 09:00 am

For anyone interested in machine embroidery and who doesn't already own an embroidery machine. If you would like to try one out and make a lace Christmas ornament to take home, come by anytime between 9 am and 4 pm on Friday, November 23rd. Mary and Karen will show you how to make an ornament on one of our Brother embroidery machines. See how much fun and easy it can be!

Cost: $ FREE
Kimberbell Club Sweet Feet Class
- Nov 24, 2018 10:00 am

You will learn how to create a free standing project in the hoop. This vintage style high-top can be sewn in team colors or cotton prints. You can personalize the medallion on the shoe with initials or team numbers. Design is included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stowaways Bags Class
- Nov 29, 2018 05:30 pm

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
Santa Square Wall Hanging
- Dec 01, 2018 09:00 am

This is an easy wall hanging that will teach you new techniques! Finished size will be 12-1/2" X 12-1/2". Use your leftover fabric or fabric kit will be available for $10.00.

Cost: $ 45.00
My Brother VM6200D Class
- Dec 03, 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. We will concentrate on embroidery in this class.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sew Blessed
- Dec 06, 2018 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! Usually meets first and third Thursdays.

Cost: $ FREE
Holiday Snowman Basket Class
- Dec 08, 2018 12:00 pm

Fun basket to hold so many different things: cards, treats, bread, cookies, napkins, keys, plants - it's unlimited! You will learn how to do applique and sewing on buttons by machine.

Cost: $ 30.00
Anita Christmas Fringe Class
- Dec 10, 2018 10:00 am

Come learn how to make these beautiful velvet-looking designs. Create fringe in your embroidery hoop! 22 designs total in collection, all for 5 x 7 and 6 x 10 hoops.

Cost: $ 25.00
Ryan's Case for Smiles
- Dec 18, 2018 10:00 am

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

From Winter thru Valentine's Day, this charming snowman will melt your heart. We have combined embroidery with quilting! You will learn applique in the hoop and piecing patchwork. Design is included in class fee.

Cost: $ 25.00
Easy - Peasy! Finish up your pillowtop for your Snowflake Kisses Pillow. You will learn how to do the backing for your pillow and go home with it finished!

Cost: $ 15.00

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