Schaumburg, IL

Make-It Take-It Projects

Make-It Take-It projects are a great way to learn new things at the Expo. They’re projects that put your hands on a new technique or product in an informal, fun atmosphere. Look for the samples on display at the Expo, along with signs directing you to participating Exhibitors’ booths.


Husqvarna Viking  |  Linda Z's Sewing Center 

Embellished Towel   $5.00
Embellish a towel with Husqvarna Viking’s exclusive decorative, dimensional stitches. There will be a choice of towel colors.  Make-It Take-It will run each hour on the hour. Project is between 45-60 minutes.


Brother  |  Linda Z's Sewing Center

Greeting Card   $5.00

Embroider a custom greeting card. A selection will be available to choose from. Make-It Take-It will run each hour on the hour. Project is between 45-60 minutes.


Pfaff  |  Linda Z's Sewing Center

T-Shirt To Tote   $5.00

Recycle a t-shirt into a tote bag (with an optional pocket). Make-It Take-It will run each hour on the hour. Project is between 45-60 minutes.


Baby Lock  |  Creative Sewing Center

The What-Bag   $10.00

Discover the joy and speed of serging with The What-Bag. You will learn how to construct this charming bag and install a zipper - all on a Baby Lock serger.


Janome  |  The Fabric Center

Mug Rug   $5.00

Create a quick and easy mug rug that's appropriate for hot and cold drinks! We'll include a "shield" fabric that will protect your tables from condensation. What a great gift for the holidays!



Barb Originals

Bracelet   $5.00



Sew Wonderful Dreams 

Applique – Easy for Everyone   $5.00
Create a charming applique tea towel for yourself or as a gift with Connie Spurlock.  Experience first-hand how easy it is to use a pressing sheet. Tea towel and fabric are included for the $5.00 fee.


Sew Artfully Yours 

Silk Screen & Crystals T-shirt   $10.00
Sign up early at the Sew Artfully Yours booth for your opportunity to learn two embellishment techniques. Embellish a T-shirt by applying your own crystal applique and adding a silk screen design.  Embellishments are applied to a 100% cotton T-shirt in your choice of black or purple, which is completely washable and dryable. When you see how easy this is, you’ll want more than one. Great for gifts! Shirt sizes range from Child 4/5, 10/12, Adult medium, large, X-large and 2X-large. 


Little Red Quilt House
Picture Perfect Pin Cushion   $5.00

Create a picture perfect place to park your pins. Make two - one for you and one for your best sewing buddy.

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