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Pam Buda's Prairie Life Series is made with her Prairie Basics and Shirtings fabric collections. Make all 3 of these wall-size or table-topper quilts with one stack of 10" squares and a little yardage. Or pick your own selection of 18 lights and 22 darks. Some of the units are small but the effort is worth it, and its good practice on accurate cutting stitching too. The first session is a 4-hour class. The remaining 2 sessions are 2-hours each.

PAPER PIECING OPEN SEW
- Sep 26, 2018 04:00 pm

Bring your paper piecing project or start a new one. This is an open sew for paper piecing fans experienced or just starting out. Come for the whole time or just an hour. It's up to you.

BEGINNING SEWING FOR KIDS W/JOANNE S
- Sep 29, 2018 01:00 am

Learn the basics of sewing on a sewing machine. In your First class you will make a pillowcase out of fabrics of your choosing. When you sign up for another class you will make a bag, a Christmas stocking, or another simple project for you to advance your sewing skills. Sign up for one session or all of them. It’s up to you. We provide the sewing machines. Minimum age: 8 years old.

Cost: $ 25.00
COSMIC TWIST BARGELLO W/NICOLE L
- Sep 29, 2018 01:30 pm

Have you always wanted to try out a Bargello, but felt intimidated to do it on your own? Now is the time to sign up for our Cosmic Twist Bargello class, learn the ins-and-outs of how to successfully pick out fabric, follow a Bargello chart, and create your beautiful, Cosmic Twist masterpiece. Before you know it, you’ll be a Bargello-making pro and ready to take on any Bargello.

Cost: $ 40.00
Let's make some gorgeous Christmas stockings with the flip and sew method. These stockings whip up fast and the sky is the limit on what you can create. You can make it a "Christmas" Christmas stocking with some of TSQ's new Christmas fabrics or, a theme stocking with your favorite colors, sports teams, racing team - You name it. You can accessorize them as well with lace, rick rack, buttons, bells and more. They are so much fun to make that you'll make you'll be making them for every member of your family like my daughter and I did. So join us at TSQ and let's make some Stockings.

Patch Abilities Wool MOM Kit
- Oct 01, 2018 09:30 am

Wool MOM

Ryan’s Case for Smiles is one of the few volunteer organizations dedicated to Help Kids Feel Better to Heal Better. Please come and join us! Donate just a little bit of time to sew a few pillowcases for kids in the hospital!! Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies; we will have pillowcase kits here for you to sew into pillowcases. Not everyone has to be a “sewer” - “cutters”and “pressers” are also welcome. Cost: Free Please call to reserve your space. 815-806-1694

Cost: $ FREE
SUNDAY SEW
- Oct 07, 2018 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

Embroidery Project Sew Day
- Oct 08, 2018 10:00 am

Each month is a different project.

Cost: $ 20.00
Let's make some gorgeous Christmas stockings with the flip and sew method. These stockings whip up fast and the sky is the limit on what you can create. You can make it a "Christmas" Christmas stocking with some of TSQ's new Christmas fabrics or, a theme stocking with your favorite colors, sports teams, racing team - You name it. You can accessorize them as well with lace, rick rack, buttons, bells and more. They are so much fun to make that you'll make you'll be making them for every member of your family like my daughter and I did. So join us at TSQ and let's make some Stockings.

All Day Sew Saturday October 13, 2018
- Oct 13, 2018 09:00 am

All Day Sew. Lunch and Dinner provided. Cost: $20

Cost: $ 20.00
Interested in Patchwork and Quilting but not sure where to start? Made a few things, but want to brush up on your skills and see what else you might like to try? Let's begin with some traditional blocks to build your skills and use a different setting to make a couch throw size quilt. We will start easy and keep going in order to try many techniques used in the most popular quilt patterns to give you the confidence to accomplish anything. Choose your fabrics for the child in your life, a guy you want to keep warm, your favorite holiday, or something to match you couch! We will meet five times, usually two weeks apart. You will have home-fun (not homework) sewing to do in between classes.

Cost: $ 100.00
Interested in Patchwork and Quilting but not sure where to start? Made a few things, but want to brush up on your skills and see what else you might like to try? Let's begin with some traditional blocks to build your skills and use a different setting to make a couch throw size quilt. We will start easy and keep going in order to try many techniques used in the most popular quilt patterns to give you the confidence to accomplish anything. Choose your fabrics for the child in your life, a guy you want to keep warm, your favorite holiday, or something to match you couch! We will meet five times, usually two weeks apart. You will have home-fun (not homework) sewing to do in between classes.

Cost: $ 100.00
Join Top Shelf Quilts in helping Operation Care Package by sewing draw string Shower and Gift Bags, Neck Coolers and Christmas Stockings for our troops. Operation Care Package will then add personal care items and ship them to our deployed troops. Complete kits are ready for you at the shop. Kits can be completed on your own OR you are invited to a Operation Care Package Sew Day at TSQ. Bring your machine and sewing tools, stay a couple of hours or stay all day. We will have kits, mats and irons, etc. for your use on Sew Days. All are Welcome, just call to reserve your seat. Cost: Free

Cost: $ FREE
FRIDAY SEW
- Oct 19, 2018 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
OESD Super Spree Embroidery Event
- Oct 20, 2018 09:00 am

OESD’s Super SPREE is a fun, hands-on event for embroidery enthusiasts of all skill levels. In this event, you will learn to make six different projects, plus you’ll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your own projects more successful and less stressful! Gain embroidery inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.

Cost: $ 75.00
Have you ever done Free Motion Quilting or wished you could? Just did not know how to start? Join us and Barb will teach you how. We will take a look at the materials/tools that will help you in learning these skills. You will leave with some easy quilting motifs to practice on your own, plus resources for further creativity.

Cost: $ 30.00
BEGINNING SEWING FOR KIDS W/JOANNE S
- Oct 27, 2018 01:00 pm

Learn the basics of sewing on a sewing machine. In your First class you will make a pillowcase out of fabrics of your choosing. When you sign up for another class you will make a bag, a Christmas stocking, or another simple project for you to advance your sewing skills. Sign up for one session or all of them. It’s up to you. We provide the sewing machines. Minimum age: 8 years old.

Cost: $ 25.00
Oh Stripmas Tree w/Gloria H.
- Oct 28, 2018 11:00 am

Getting ready for Christmas?. Let me help you! Let’s make an easy to piece tree for your holiday decorating. You can even use it as an Advent Calendar. Handmade ornaments, vintage costume jewelry, small tree ornaments or anything you can think of can be used to embellish your tree. It is also a Jelly Roll friendly quilt and measures 37 x 45. October 28, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm Cost: $35

Cost: $ 35.00
Patch Abilities Wool MOM Kit
- Nov 01, 2018 09:30 am

Wool MOM

Ryan’s Case for Smiles is one of the few volunteer organizations dedicated to Help Kids Feel Better to Heal Better. Please come and join us! Donate just a little bit of time to sew a few pillowcases for kids in the hospital!! Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies; we will have pillowcase kits here for you to sew into pillowcases. Not everyone has to be a “sewer” - “cutters”and “pressers” are also welcome. Cost: Free Please call to reserve your space. 815-806-1694

Cost: $ FREE
SUNDAY SEW
- Nov 04, 2018 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

TSQ's Fall Quilt Retreat November 8, at 9 am thru November 11, at 5pm. Matteson Holiday Inn Conference Center, 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson, IL 60443 708-747-3500 Rooms at the hotel are $89 a night. Call the Holiday Inn directly to reserve a room if your plan to stay overnight. Included: 4 Days of sewing and socializing Lunches on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Breakfast on Sunday Payments are non-refundable unless there is a waiting list for attendees.

TSQ's Fall Quilt Retreat November 8, at 9 am thru November 11, at 5pm. Matteson Holiday Inn Conference Center, 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson, IL 60443 708-747-3500 Rooms at the hotel are $89 a night. Call the Holiday Inn directly to reserve a room if your plan to stay overnight. Included: 4 Days of sewing and socializing Lunches on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Breakfast on Sunday Payments are non-refundable unless there is a waiting list for attendees.

SATURDAY SEW
- Nov 10, 2018 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
Embroidery Project Sew Day
- Nov 12, 2018 10:00 am

Each month is a different project.

Cost: $ 20.00
Trim the Tree - Tree Skirt w/Gloria
- Nov 14, 2018 04:00 pm

Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming!! It’s time to start thinking about getting your Holiday sewing out of the way. Do you need a new tree skirt or would like to give one as a gift? Well, this one is really pretty and fun to make. There are 8 Christmas trees paper pieced together to form an octagon and the end result is striking. Join us at Top Shelf Quilts to make this tree skirt and maybe learn a new technique and have some fun while we are at it. November 14, 2018 4:00 - 8:00 pm Cost: $35

Join Top Shelf Quilts in helping Operation Care Package by sewing draw string Shower and Gift Bags, Neck Coolers and Christmas Stockings for our troops. Operation Care Package will then add personal care items and ship them to our deployed troops. Complete kits are ready for you at the shop. Kits can be completed on your own OR you are invited to a Operation Care Package Sew Day at TSQ. Bring your machine and sewing tools, stay a couple of hours or stay all day. We will have kits, mats and irons, etc. for your use on Sew Days. All are Welcome, just call to reserve your seat. Cost: Free

Cost: $ FREE
FRIDAY SEW
- Nov 16, 2018 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
BEGINNING SEWING FOR KIDS W/JOANNE S
- Nov 24, 2018 01:00 pm

Learn the basics of sewing on a sewing machine. In your First class you will make a pillowcase out of fabrics of your choosing. When you sign up for another class you will make a bag, a Christmas stocking, or another simple project for you to advance your sewing skills. Sign up for one session or all of them. It’s up to you. We provide the sewing machines. Minimum age: 8 years old.

Cost: $ 25.00
PAPER PIECING OPEN SEW
- Nov 28, 2018 04:00 pm

Bring your paper piecing project or start a new one. This is an open sew for paper piecing fans experienced or just starting out. Come for the whole time or just an hour. It's up to you.

Patch Abilities Wool MOM Kit
- Dec 01, 2018 09:30 am

Wool MOM

All Day Sew Sunday December 2, 2018
- Dec 02, 2018 09:00 am

All Day Sew. Lunch and Dinner Provided. Cost: $20

Ryan’s Case for Smiles is one of the few volunteer organizations dedicated to Help Kids Feel Better to Heal Better. Please come and join us! Donate just a little bit of time to sew a few pillowcases for kids in the hospital!! Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies; we will have pillowcase kits here for you to sew into pillowcases. Not everyone has to be a “sewer” - “cutters”and “pressers” are also welcome. Cost: Free Please call to reserve your space. 815-806-1694

Cost: $ FREE
Pam Buda Trunk Show & Book Signing
- Dec 08, 2018 09:00 am

Pam will be showing off many of her creations and then signing her new book for guests.

SATURDAY SEW
- Dec 08, 2018 10:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
Embroidery Project Sew Day
- Dec 10, 2018 10:00 am

Each month is a different project.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Top Shelf Quilts in helping Operation Care Package by sewing draw string Shower and Gift Bags, Neck Coolers and Christmas Stockings for our troops. Operation Care Package will then add personal care items and ship them to our deployed troops. Complete kits are ready for you at the shop. Kits can be completed on your own OR you are invited to a Operation Care Package Sew Day at TSQ. Bring your machine and sewing tools, stay a couple of hours or stay all day. We will have kits, mats and irons, etc. for your use on Sew Days. All are Welcome, just call to reserve your seat. Cost: Free

Cost: $ FREE
FRIDAY SEW
- Dec 21, 2018 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
BERNINA Machine Mastery
- Dec 23, 2018 12:00 am

Are you needing a refresher on some of the basic features of your BERNINA sewing machine? This is your opportunity to bring in your machine and get some hands on help. This is the first of a monthly class for BERNINA sewing machines. There will be a separate monthly class for BERNINA embroidery machines.

BEGINNING SEWING FOR KIDS W/JOANNE S
- Dec 29, 2018 01:00 pm

Learn the basics of sewing on a sewing machine. In your First class you will make a pillowcase out of fabrics of your choosing. When you sign up for another class you will make a bag, a Christmas stocking, or another simple project for you to advance your sewing skills. Sign up for one session or all of them. It’s up to you. We provide the sewing machines. Minimum age: 8 years old.

Cost: $ 25.00
Wintertide BOM $10 Deposit
- Jan 02, 2019 12:00 pm

Deposit for Wintertide BOM

Cost: $ 10.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jan 06, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jan 12, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jan 18, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Feb 03, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Feb 09, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Feb 15, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Mar 03, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Mar 09, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Mar 15, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Apr 07, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Apr 13, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Apr 19, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- May 05, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- May 11, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- May 17, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jun 02, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jun 08, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jun 21, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jul 07, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jul 13, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jul 19, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Aug 04, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Aug 10, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Aug 16, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Sep 01, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Sep 14, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Sep 20, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Oct 06, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Oct 12, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Oct 18, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Nov 03, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Nov 09, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Nov 15, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Dec 01, 2019 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Dec 14, 2019 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Dec 20, 2019 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jan 05, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jan 11, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jan 17, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Feb 02, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Feb 08, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Feb 21, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Mar 01, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Mar 14, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Mar 20, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Apr 05, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Apr 11, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Apr 17, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- May 03, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- May 09, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- May 15, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jun 07, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jun 13, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jun 19, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jul 05, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Jul 11, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Jul 17, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Aug 02, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Aug 08, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
FRIDAY SEW
- Aug 21, 2020 04:00 pm

Friday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Sep 06, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Sep 12, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Oct 04, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Oct 10, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Nov 01, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Nov 14, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Dec 06, 2020 11:00 am

Sunday Sew

SATURDAY SEW
- Dec 12, 2020 09:30 am

Saturday Sew

Cost: $ 5.00
SUNDAY SEW
- Jan 03, 2021 11:00 am

Sunday Sew