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Quilters Quest Classes

Quilting Classes- Chicago
Quilters Quest is proud to be Chicagoland's source for quilt education.
We offer classes on quilting techniques as well as classes on how to get the most out of various domestic machines. 

Sewing Classes- Chicago

We love the versatility that comes with being a sewist and quilter!
Each month, Quilters Quest offers several sewing classes that will help you make giftables and accessories for your home.
We also offer classes for kids- we love bringing the joy of making to kids!

Class Policies and Procedures

Students will receive a refund for classes cancelled 7 or more days before the beginning of the class.
Any cancellations less than 7 days before the class will only be refunded if the space is able to be filled from a waitlist.
In the event that Quilters Quest cancels a class due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, students will be offered a full refund.
Certain events may be non-refundable, see the class description or call the store for more details.
If a student feels ill or has been recently exposed to COVID-19, we ask that they not attend until they are feeling better.

Upcoming Classes


Secret Garden
- Apr 16, 2024 10:00 am

Bring a touch of botanica to your tablescape, home, or office with this leaf inspired placemat or wall decor project!

Cost: $ 40.00
BERNINA Software 9 Mastery 202
- Apr 16, 2024 06:00 pm

Learn more of the advanced features of the DesignerPlus Software.

Cost: $ 30.00
Right from the Start: Learn More
- Apr 17, 2024 10:00 am

Take your quilt-making skills to the next level with this four-week skill building class.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn how the BSR can give you a huge jumpstart towards lovely free motion quilting!

Cost: $ 10.00
Footloose & Fancy Free Motion Quilting
- Apr 18, 2024 11:00 am

Learn how to free motion quilt so you have the freedom to quilt your own projects!

Cost: $ 30.00
Reversible Bucket Hat
- Apr 19, 2024 10:00 am

Create your own bucket hat from fabric of your choice!

Cost: $ 30.00
T-Shirt Quilts
- Apr 19, 2024 01:30 pm

Who doesn't have a pile of t-shirts sitting in the back of their closet? Turn those old shirts into a wonderful keepsake that can be enjoyed for years to come.

Cost: $ 75.00
Basic Computer for Embroidery
- Apr 19, 2024 02:00 pm

Spend less time computing and more time embroidering!

Cost: $ 15.00
Pamper yourself at our Day at the Spa event!

Cost: $ 109.00
Kimberbell Day at the Spa Virtual Event
- Apr 20, 2024 10:00 am

Pamper yourself at our Day at the Spa virtual event!

Cost: $ 109.00
Mystery Quilt Sewalong 2024
- Apr 21, 2024 07:00 pm

Join us for a virtual mystery quilt sew along!

Cost: $ 70.00
Finishing School
- Apr 22, 2024 10:00 am

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Quiltworx Clinic
- Apr 23, 2024 05:00 pm

Get those Judy Niemeyer projects out of the box and get them finished with Celeste's help!

Cost: $ 15.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Apr 24, 2024 01:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Finishing School
- Apr 24, 2024 05:00 pm

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Flipping Out Bag
- Apr 25, 2024 10:00 am

Flipping out is a clever storage case that can hold your sewing/crafting tools and notions!

Cost: $ 30.00
Embroidery Club
- Apr 27, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Sunflower Table Topper
- Apr 27, 2024 12:00 pm

Stitch up a unique combination of blocks to create your own table runner!

Cost: $ 40.00
AccuQuilt Club
- Apr 28, 2024 01:00 pm

Cut Time, Quilt More!

Cost: $ 40.00
BERNINA Software Building Blocks
- Apr 28, 2024 07:00 pm

Join BERNINA Educator Debbi Lashbrook in the new Building Blocks of Software 9!

Cost: $ 100.00
Sewing Daze Retreat Event
- May 02, 2024 10:00 am

Come sew with us in our new classroom!

Cost: $ 140.00
Join us at Quilters Quest for an in-person event with author Jennifer Chiaverini to celebrate the release of her newest book The Museum of Lost Quilts!

Cost: $ FREE
Cadence Court Sew-along
- May 08, 2024 01:00 pm

Let's spend the next 12 months building this awesome circular quilt!

Cost: $ 18.00
Janome Mastery Class
- May 10, 2024 10:00 am

Learn the basics of your Janome machine and gain confidence to get started!

Cost: $ 40.00
Dahlia Serger Dust Cover
- May 11, 2024 10:00 am

This cover can be made for any serger!

Cost: $ 40.00
Are you curious about the process of English Paper Piecing? Chris Moline will teach you everything you need to know about this highly addicting technique. This is a hand piecing class, no sewing machine needed!

Cost: $ 30.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- May 15, 2024 01:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Finishing School
- May 15, 2024 05:00 pm

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Grainline Studio Tunic
- May 16, 2024 09:30 am

Make an easy comfortable tunic length top using cotton fabrics!

Cost: $ 60.00
Right from the Start
- May 17, 2024 10:00 am

Get started on your first quilt!

Cost: $ 150.00
Borders, Backings, and Bindings Lecture
- May 17, 2024 01:00 pm

Master the 3B's of completing a quilt top.

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #1
- May 20, 2024 10:00 am

Come learn all of the wonderful things your wonderful new machine can do!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

Open Sewing Day Event
- May 20, 2024 10:00 am

Join us for a day full of sewing!

Cost: $ 10.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- May 20, 2024 06:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Walk Around The Block - Beginner
- May 22, 2024 10:00 am

The walking foot does far more than stitching in the ditch!

Cost: $ 35.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #2
- May 23, 2024 10:00 am

Learn all of the ins and outs, and wonderful capabilities of your BERNINA Embroidery machine!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

All the Things Tote
- May 24, 2024 10:00 am

A simple tote bag perfect to carry anything and everything on your next road trip, beach trip, grocery store outing, and more!

Cost: $ 40.00
Embroidery Club
- May 25, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Orange Peel Tiling Scene
- May 25, 2024 12:00 pm

The Orange Peel Expressions Tiling Scene is a modern, colorful wall hanging to display in your home or offer as a fantastic gift!

Cost: $ 40.00
AccuQuilt Club
- May 26, 2024 01:00 pm

Cut Time, Quilt More!

Cost: $ 40.00
Stars and Stripes Zippy Pouch
- May 28, 2024 10:00 am

A quick and fun project for the 4th of July and other patriotic days. Or just to use anytime you want!

Cost: $ 35.00
Quiltworx Clinic
- May 28, 2024 05:00 pm

Get those Judy Niemeyer projects out of the box and get them finished with Celeste's help!

Cost: $ 15.00
Finishing School
- May 29, 2024 10:00 am

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Basic Bindings
- May 31, 2024 10:00 am

Learn all of the tips and tricks to make beautiful basic bindings.

Cost: $ 35.00
Out to Lunch 2.0
- Jun 01, 2024 10:00 am

Carry your lunch, or daily needs in style!

Cost: $ 40.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #1
- Jun 03, 2024 10:00 am

Come learn all of the wonderful things your wonderful new machine can do!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

BERNINA Mastery Class #2
- Jun 05, 2024 10:00 am

Learn all of the ins and outs, and wonderful capabilities of your BERNINA Embroidery machine!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

T-Shirt Quilts
- Jun 07, 2024 01:30 pm

Who doesn't have a pile of t-shirts sitting in the back of their closet? Turn those old shirts into a wonderful keepsake that can be enjoyed for years to come.

Cost: $ 75.00
Beginning Machine Applique
- Jun 08, 2024 10:00 am

Learn to do machine applique with the buttonhole stitch on a tea towel.

Cost: $ 30.00
Make and Take Cork Sunglasses Case
- Jun 08, 2024 12:00 pm

This quick class will start your summer sunshine days just right!

Cost: $ 12.00
Make and Take Cork Sunglasses Case
- Jun 08, 2024 01:30 pm

This quick class will start your summer sunshine days just right!

Cost: $ 12.00
Finishing School
- Jun 10, 2024 10:00 am

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Jun 10, 2024 06:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
O Little Town Sew-along
- Jun 11, 2024 10:00 am

Let's spend the next 12 months building this quilt to have it done in time for Christmas!

Cost: $ 18.00
Quiltworx Clinic
- Jun 11, 2024 05:00 pm

Get those Judy Niemeyer projects out of the box and get them finished with Celeste's help!

Cost: $ 15.00
Cadence Court Sew-along
- Jun 12, 2024 01:00 pm

Let's spend the next 12 months building this awesome circular quilt!

Cost: $ 18.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Jun 12, 2024 01:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Finishing School
- Jun 12, 2024 05:00 pm

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Janome Mastery Class
- Jun 14, 2024 10:00 am

Learn the basics of your Janome machine and gain confidence to get started!

Cost: $ 40.00
QQ Serger Club: Color Block Apron
- Jun 14, 2024 01:00 pm

This simple Color Block Apron works great with most fabrics including quilting cotton and it a wonderful project for beginner overlocker/serger users!

Cost: $ 30.00
From Necktie to Stylish Gifts
- Jun 15, 2024 10:00 am

Make a variety of project from upcycled silk neckties!

Cost: $ 30.00
Open Sewing Day Event
- Jun 17, 2024 10:00 am

Join us for a day full of sewing!

Cost: $ 10.00
Featherweight Care & Maintenance
- Jun 20, 2024 10:00 am

Featherweights are so popular with quilters and you can do most of the maintenance yourself!

Cost: $ 40.00
Embroidery Club
- Jun 22, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Christmas Trimmings
- Jun 22, 2024 12:00 pm

Bring machine-embroidered cheer to your holiday dinner table with these eye-catching napkins and napkin holders!

Cost: $ 40.00
AccuQuilt Club
- Jun 23, 2024 01:00 pm

Cut Time, Quilt More!

Cost: $ 40.00
Get to Know Your Machine
- Jun 23, 2024 01:00 pm

Bring your sewing machine to QQ and learn how to use it!

Cost: $ 40.00
Umbrella
- Jun 26, 2024 09:30 am

Create your own umbrella!

Cost: $ 60.00
Travel Case for Mini Iron
- Jun 29, 2024 10:00 am

Make the cutest little case for the cutest little iron!

Cost: $ 40.00
Suncatcher Table Topper
- Jun 29, 2024 10:00 am

Stitch this stunning Suncatcher Table Topper using Judy Niemeyer's innovative paper piecing techniques!

Cost: $ 100.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #1
- Jul 02, 2024 10:00 am

Come learn all of the wonderful things your wonderful new machine can do!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

BERNINA Mastery Class #2
- Jul 03, 2024 10:00 am

Learn all of the ins and outs, and wonderful capabilities of your BERNINA Embroidery machine!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

Finishing School
- Jul 08, 2024 10:00 am

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Kids Camp 2024
- Jul 09, 2024 10:00 am

Calling all kids! Join us for one, two, or three days and create these great projects!

Cost: $ 75.00
Kids Camp 2024
- Jul 10, 2024 10:00 am

Calling all kids! Join us for one, two, or three days and create these great projects!

Cost: $ 75.00
Kids Camp 2024
- Jul 11, 2024 10:00 am

Calling all kids! Join us for one, two, or three days and create these great projects!

Cost: $ 75.00
Janome Mastery Class
- Jul 12, 2024 10:00 am

Learn the basics of your Janome machine and gain confidence to get started!

Cost: $ 40.00
Open Sewing Day Event
- Jul 15, 2024 10:00 am

Join us for a day full of sewing!

Cost: $ 10.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Jul 15, 2024 06:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Jul 17, 2024 01:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Finishing School
- Jul 17, 2024 05:00 pm

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Circle Log Cabin Pillow
- Jul 18, 2024 10:00 am

Piece a circular log cabin block and make it into a pillow with a hidden zipper back!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how the BSR can give you a huge jumpstart towards lovely free motion quilting!

Cost: $ 10.00
Footloose & Fancy Free Motion Quilting
- Jul 19, 2024 11:00 am

Learn how to free motion quilt so you have the freedom to quilt your own projects!

Cost: $ 30.00
Embroidery Club
- Jul 20, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Embroidered Advent Calendar
- Jul 20, 2024 12:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas for the whole month of December with the Whimsical Advent Calendar or Nativity Advent Calendar from Designs by JuJu!

Cost: $ 40.00
AccuQuilt Club
- Jul 21, 2024 01:00 pm

Cut Time, Quilt More!

Cost: $ 40.00
Quiltworx Clinic
- Jul 23, 2024 05:00 pm

Get those Judy Niemeyer projects out of the box and get them finished with Celeste's help!

Cost: $ 15.00
Hand Quilting
- Jul 24, 2024 10:00 am

Enjoy a relaxing session of instruction, and share tips and tricks with fellow handwork lovers!

Cost: $ 30.00
Quilt Basting Techniques
- Jul 24, 2024 01:30 pm

Learn the many ways to baste a quilt for successful results!

Cost: $ 20.00
Firefly Tote
- Jul 25, 2024 10:00 am

The Firefly Tote is fun to make and easy to use!

Cost: $ 40.00
Beyond Basic Bindings
- Jul 26, 2024 10:00 am

Learn how to do several special techniques to make creative bindings.

Cost: $ 30.00
Ditty Bags 2.0
- Jul 27, 2024 10:00 am

Pretty and practical, these zippered bags are quick and easy to make!

Cost: $ 35.00
Carry Along Cork Wristlet with a Twist
- Jul 30, 2024 10:00 am

These cork bags are great for travel, organizing your purse or carrying as a wristlet!

Cost: $ 35.00
Storybook Purse
- Jul 31, 2024 09:30 am

Make a purse using your favorite picture book, vacation photos or any other pictures or photos you want!

Cost: $ 60.00
Lone Star
- Aug 03, 2024 10:00 am

Create a Lone Star Quilt!

Cost: $ 60.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #1
- Aug 05, 2024 10:00 am

Come learn all of the wonderful things your wonderful new machine can do!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

Finishing School
- Aug 06, 2024 10:00 am

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
BERNINA Mastery Class #2
- Aug 07, 2024 10:00 am

Learn all of the ins and outs, and wonderful capabilities of your BERNINA Embroidery machine!
Class is free if you purchased your machine from QQ, please call to register.

Janome Mastery Class
- Aug 09, 2024 10:00 am

Learn the basics of your Janome machine and gain confidence to get started!

Cost: $ 40.00
Right from the Start: Learn More
- Aug 09, 2024 10:00 am

Take your quilt-making skills to the next level with this four-week skill building class.

Cost: $ 100.00
English Paper Piecing by Machine
- Aug 13, 2024 10:00 am

When done by machine, English Paper Piecing is fast and accurate!

Cost: $ 30.00
O Little Town Sew-along
- Aug 13, 2024 10:00 am

Let's spend the next 12 months building this quilt to have it done in time for Christmas!

Cost: $ 18.00
Cadence Court Sew-along
- Aug 14, 2024 01:00 pm

Let's spend the next 12 months building this awesome circular quilt!

Cost: $ 18.00
Jelly Roll Rug
- Aug 15, 2024 10:00 am

Come join the homemade jelly roll rug craze!

Cost: $ 60.00
Haralson Belt Bag
- Aug 16, 2024 10:00 am

The Haralson belt bag is perfect for everyday use!

Cost: $ 40.00
Birds
- Aug 17, 2024 10:00 am

Create these adorable birds in a variety of poses and attitudes!

Cost: $ 30.00
Open Sewing Day Event
- Aug 19, 2024 10:00 am

Join us for a day full of sewing!

Cost: $ 10.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Aug 19, 2024 06:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Hand Stitchers Club
- Aug 21, 2024 01:00 pm

Join Celeste for a fun and relaxing session of hand work.

Cost: $ 5.00
Finishing School
- Aug 21, 2024 05:00 pm

Tackle those UFOs in a fun and friendly class with Celeste.

Cost: $ 15.00
Embroidery Club
- Aug 24, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Freestanding Tabletop Turkey
- Aug 24, 2024 12:00 pm

This year, stitch a Freestanding Tabletop Turkey to add exciting, eye-catching style to your Thanksgiving table!

Cost: $ 40.00
AccuQuilt Club
- Aug 25, 2024 01:00 pm

Cut Time, Quilt More!

Cost: $ 40.00
Get to Know Your Machine
- Aug 25, 2024 01:00 pm

Bring your sewing machine to QQ and learn how to use it!

Cost: $ 40.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 11:00 am

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 11:30 am

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 12:00 pm

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 01:00 pm

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 01:30 pm

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 02:00 pm

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Appraisal Day
- Aug 26, 2024 02:30 pm

Bring your quilts to AQS Certified Appraiser Chris Moline and get a written appraisal or a consultation on vintage items.

Cost: $ 55.00
Quiltworx Clinic
- Aug 27, 2024 05:00 pm

Get those Judy Niemeyer projects out of the box and get them finished with Celeste's help!

Cost: $ 15.00
Perfect Presser Feet Caddy
- Aug 31, 2024 10:00 am

Create a cute little caddy to hold your serger presser feet!

Cost: $ 40.00
Embroidery Club
- Sep 21, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Embroidery Club
- Oct 26, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Embroidery Club
- Nov 23, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00
Embroidery Club
- Dec 14, 2024 09:30 am

Join Celeste and Susan every month to learn about a different machine embroidery topic!

Cost: $ 10.00

Calendar


Secret Garden

Bring a touch of botanica to your tablescape, home, or office with this leaf inspired placemat or wall decor project!

BERNINA Software 9 Mastery 202

Learn more of the advanced features of the DesignerPlus Software.

Right from the Start: Learn More

Take your quilt-making skills to the next level with this four-week skill building class.

Apr 18
Free Motion Quilting with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)
Apr 18
Footloose & Fancy Free Motion Quilting
Apr 19
Reversible Bucket Hat