BJ Sewing Center

616 S. Main Street, Bourbonnais, IL  60914                                 Phone: 815-937-9955

        Hours: Mon 9-7, Tues-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3, Sun Closed

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2015 Class Schedule

Out of courtesy to others who have asthma and allergy challenges, please refrain from wearing perfumes and strong lotions to classes and club meetings. 

Thank you,
Barb and  staff

 

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The fine print:

  • All classes, times, and dates are subject to change. Please call first to make sure your class is still scheduled.
  • Classes must be pre-paid one week prior to ensure your spot.
  • Refund only if teacher cancels.

 

OPEN SEW - Every Wednesday

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 + supplies

Have a project you need help with? Not sure how to add that zipper or add that border? Come in and get help with ANY sewing project including quilt design and fabric selection, piecing, machine quilting, machine embroidery, garments, purses, home decor, etc. Don't need any help? That's OK, join us for a day of sewing, quilting, and relaxation. Bring a snack to share if you like!

OPEN SEW - 2nd Saturday of the month

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 + supplies

Have a project you need help with? Not sure how to add that zipper or add that border? Come in and get help with ANY sewing project including quilt design and fabric selection, piecing, machine quilting, machine embroidery, garments, purses, home decor, etc. Don't need any help? That's OK, join us for a day of sewing, quilting, and relaxation. Bring a snack to share if you like!

 

SEWING and QUILTING CLASSES

Quilt in the Hoop -- 2015 HoopSisters -- Join us in 2105 with their stunning new design "Sewn Seeds."

When: 3rd Monday of the Month (Informational meeting in Jan)
Time: 1:00 or 5:00 (Choose your session)
Cost: TBA at Jan meeting
Supplies: TBA at Jan meeting
Prerequisites: All embroidery machine brands welcome. Smallest hoop size that can be used to make the quilt is 150x150.

 

Quilting Basics -- Learn quilting basics by making a 46" square "Irish Chain." 2-day class.

When: Fri, Jan 9 and Jan 16
Time:
9:30 - 12 noon
Cost:  $50 class fee + supplies

 

Supplies:  Rotary cutter, pins, scissors, thread, machine in working order, machine needles, marking tool, walking foot, 1/4" foot. Fabric requirements given when you sign up for class.

 

Quilting with Amelie Scott Designs (Use your embroidery machine to quilt your quilt tops like a longarmer did it!) -- Quilt your own quilts using these wonderful edge-to-edge designs. Can be done with any brand embroidery machine. You can still attend class if you do not have an embroidery machine - talk to Barb. Seating limited to 11. Reserve early - these classes fill fast!!!

CHOOSE YOUR SESSION:

When:  Saturday, Jan. 24th
Time: 9:00 - 2:30
OR
When: Monday, Jan. 26th
Time: 12 noon - 6:45pm
Cost:  $20 for the class; $35.00 for the book with CD
Supplies:  Embroidery machine and your hoops (any brand machine - the software contains all the different file types
read by our various embroidery machines); 2 yards of fabric such as a solid or muslin with batting and backing OR a baby-sized quilt; the usual sewing supplies.

 

Paper-pieced Table Topper -- Make this cute table topper for any occasion by changing colors. Fast and fun!

When: Friday, Feb 6 
Time: 9:30 - 3:00
Cost:  $20 class fee + supplies

Supplies: Supply list when you sign up for class.

 

Rug Class -- Back by popular demand!! Make a durable, beautiful rug in colors that compliment your home decor.

When: Friday, Feb 20
Time: 9:30 - 3:00
Cost:  $20 class fee + supplies

Supplies: Supply list when you sign up for class.

 

2-color Quilt --  Fast and easy for the beginner to advanced quilter.

When: Monday, Mar 30
Time:
  9:30 - 4:00
Cost: $20.00 (includes pattern) + supplies
Supplies: Supply list when you sign up for class.
Prerequisites:  Machine in good working order.

Viking-Pfaff education day coming in March - watch for details.

 

EMBROIDERY SOFTWARE CLASSES

Software Know How - Learn what your 5D, 5D Extra, 5D Pro,  or 6D software can do.

When: 4th Tuesday of the month
Time: 9:30 a.m. 
Cost: $20.00
Supplies:  Laptop with software loaded
Prerequisites: None



KIDS CLASSES - 3rd Saturday of the month

Time: 10:00 - noon
Cost: $25.00 per class (includes supplies) starting in Jan 2014
Supplies: Bring your sewing machine if you have one.

Jan. 17 -- Purse

 

Feb. 21 -- Pillow Case
Mar 21 -- PJ Bottoms
Apr 18 ---PJ Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

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