Store Hours:


Sunday 12-4
Monday 9:30-4
Tuesday 9:30-4
Wednesday 9:30-4
Thursday 9:30-7
Friday 9:30-4
Saturday 9:30-4

815-836-8735

Embroidery Design Studio



Baby Lock


BERNINA We All Sew Blog


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Machine Repairs


We service all machines.


 We are pleased to announce that Thimbles will be featured in the Quilt Sampler magazine in the Fall 2014 issue.
*Please stop in the shop - The Quilt Sampler has arrived!!*


Welcome to the Thimbles online store!  Please take a look at our club activities -- we support several active groups here.  We also invite you to come join us for any of the activities you see on our calendar of events.  We can teach you a wide variety of sewing and quilting skills in the different classes we have for you, and of course we would be delighted to see you!  Come into the store for a visit any time you're able.  Also, check back with us from time to time for updates, and be on the lookout for our online store, which will be going active in the near future!



Ask us about BERNINA and Baby Lock!
Thimbles BERNINA customers will always receive 20% off on all BERNINA accessories. 
For more machine information you can visit  www.berninausa.com or www.babylock.com

We also do repairs and cleanings on all brands of sewing machines. 

We sell Koala cabinets - come check them out or visitwww.sewingandcraftclub.com

Horn Cabinets also available, you can check these cabinets out by visiting www.hornofamerica.com


 
New and used machines available.



Our convenient location is centralized, and our store has a comfortable atmosphere, helpful friendly staff, and great selection!

Help us Welcome....Cathy Brown, Baby Lock Educator


Secrets of Free Motion Quilting with Cathy Brown
Monday, May 11th from 9:30-4:00PM
Fee: $28
Join Cathy Brown, Baby Lock Educational consultant, for an information packed session of Free Motion Quilting Tips, Tricks and Techniques. Have you been frustrated in trying to finish your quilt tops? Did you know that there is an easy trick to help you learn how to make even stitches and designs you will be proud of faster? Learn methods on how to quilt a large project on a small machine. Cathy will entertain and inspire you with lots of free motion samples and hints on unique projects to practice and play on.  Bring an unfinished quilt top and a note book to jot down some quilting ideas and suggestions to complete your latest project. 

 Basic Long Arm Quilting with Cathy Brown
Tuesday, May 12th from 9:30-12:30 PM
Fee: $15
Ready to take your quilting to the next level? Are you tired of waiting months for someone else to quilt your quilt? Or do you want to make your vision come alive? With Cathy, you will discover the ease and speed of long arm quilting with the Baby Lock Crown Jewel! Convert those unfinished quilt tops into beautiful finished quilts! We will talk about the basics of free motion quilting, and using rulers and pattern boards to achieve professional results. This seminar will include a trunk show of quilts from traditional to contemporary. Bring your unfinished top for some ideas on how to finish it!

 

Specialty Techniques on the Baby Lock Tiara with Cathy Brown 
Tuesday, May 12th from 1:00-4:00PM
Fee: $15
This class explores special techniques for free motion stitching on the Baby Lock Tiara.  We will explore using assistance devices to help move any size quilt sandwich. Templates, stencils  and specialty rulers help us achieve and create perfect designs. Couching with fibers and Trapunto open exciting possibilities for finishing quilt projects and for creating one of a kind garments and home decor.  This class offers inspiration for both Tiara owners and quilters that use domestic machines.

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THIMBLES in the Caribbean!!



5-13 March 2016


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25% Off Echo Quilting & CutWork Foot #44 for the month of April



Echo Quilting and CutWork Foot #44

Echo quilting and CutWork foot # 44C is your ideal companion for a host of creative sewing projects. Suitable for both echo (shadow) quilting and free-motion quilting, this presser foot also makes it a cinch to create free-motion embroideries and gorgeous thread paintings with a zigzag stitch.

Together with the BERNINA CutWork Tool and the associated BERNINA CutWork software, Echo-quilting and CutWork foot # 44C is also ideal for producing BERNINA CutWork designs.



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Shoppers will find more than 3,000 bolts of fabric ready for piecing at Thimbles!  Tory and Char made the paper!

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