CLASSES

We will be offering classes are both of our locations so make sure to see in the description of the class whether it will take place in St. Charles or Wheaton.

UFO Sit and Sew                      

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to complete those UFO’s that are in your closet and you haven't put a dent in the pile yet?  Perhaps you have a few questions on how to do a certain step and that’s why it isn’t finished yet. Come spend the day with Pat and Cris working on finishing up those UFOs.  They will be available to answer any questions you might have.  We will meet the third Tuesday of every month from 10-4pm. Stay for the entire time or come and leave based on your schedule.
UFO Sit & Sew - third Tuesday of the month 10:30 - 4:00PM
August 16
September 20th
These will take place at the St Charles location*
If you are interested in this class, please email us at cris.w@bluewillowmercantile.com or call 630-940-2901 to reserve a spot.
The cost is $10 a month.

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Block of the Month Demo

 Participating in Rose In Bloom Block of the Month?  If so, come join us the second Wednesday of the month to learn tips on each month's block.  If time permits feel free to stay and work on your blocks.

Next Class: Sept 14th, Oct 12th, Nov 9th and Dec 14th  11:00- 2PM

This will take place at the St Charles location*

Limited spacing 4 people per class. If you have any interest, email us at cris.w@bluewillowmercantile.com or call 630-940-2901 to reserve your spot.

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Beginning Quilting 

 

Using the "Yellow Brick Road" Pattern                                      

Have you admired your friend’s quilt and want to learn how to quilt?  Cris wants to share the excitement of creating a basic quilt.  In this 3 week class students will learn precise rotary cutting, pressing of seams and sewing a true quarter inch seam, while making a small quilt using the tried and true Yellow Brick Road pattern by Atkinson Designs. This is a perfect way to get you started quilting.

Next Class: 3 part class July 18th, August 1st, & August 22nd 10:30-4pm

Limited spacing 4 people per class. If you have any interest, email us at cris.w@bluewillowmercantile.com or call 630-940-2901 to reserve your spot.

Cost is $105 plus the pattern.

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Kids Sewing Academy

In the fall Blue Willow Mercantile will host our Kids classes! In both Wheaton & St. Charles we will have a variety of class options. Keep an eye out for more details. 

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Private Lessons - We do offer private lessons at our St. Charles and Wheaton locations. The cost varies depending upon the instructor.  Please email us at sadie@bluewillowmercantile.com with any questions and which type of lesson you are looking for and we can guide you to some more information!
Embroidery Classes - We now offer one on one classes with out Embroidery Specialist, Liz.  Most of our embroidery classes are done out of the Wheaton location.  If you would like more information on signing up for a session please email us at sadie@bluewillowmercantile.com