Make-It Take-It Projects
Make-It Take-It projects are a great way to learn new things at the Expo. They’re quick little 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.
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Early Times Workshop
With fabric a bit of glue, cardboard, felt, wonderclips and an antique singer featherweight 221, assemble your very own needlecase so that needles are always ready for hand stitching. 
Cost: $5.00      Time: on-going
Victorian Elegance Tote
Sew Artfully Yours
You will learn to dye lace and silk screen…all in one short mini class. First you will silkscreen a beautiful image onto your tote and then while that is drying, you will see just how easy it is to hand dye lace. Make it for a gift or treat yourself and keep it to take to class…it’s the perfect size for all your sewing goodies.
Cost: $9.00                Time: sign up at booth
Full Circle Bookmark
Country Stitchin
Try making this cool bookmark. It's fast and easy. This neat technique can be used on numerous projects from garments to quilts. Jazz up a bag or pillow!
Cost: $3.00                          Time: on-going
  Snowman Tea-Towel
Sew Wonderful Dreams
In a holiday mood, or just love snowmen? Come learn applique techniques as you assemble this lovely snow-man on a tea towel! 
Cost: $5.00            Time: sign-up at booth

Unique Quilt Labels
TSC Designs
Using Tsukineko ink and stencils, learn techniques to make quilt labels that not only enhance your quilt, but document its history. 
Cost: $3.00             Time: 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30

A Woven Bracelet
Barb Originals
Some delicious yarn  woven on Barb's new peg loom will be an eye catcher where ever you go. Top it off with some great vintage buttons.
Cost: $6.00             Time: sign up at booth
  ScanNCut Tumbler 
Brother / Linda Z's #435
Insulated covered cup with vinyl trim.
Cost: $3.00 
  Flower    Cost: $2.00  Time: Thursday
Butterfly   Cost: $2.00  Time: Friday
Tea Towel   Cost: $3.00  Time: Saturday
Bernina / Linda Z's #507
  Lace Butterflies - to benefit Be The Difference 365
Brother / Linda Z's Booth #536
Embroider a delicate freestanding lace butterfly using the Brother 10-needle embroidery machine and support the Be The Difference 365 Project, devoted to early detection and raising hope for women with ovarian cancer.
Cost: $2.00 

You can make a bigger difference by purchasing the kit for the In-The-Hoop “Beyond Elegance” Handbag Project to do at home, with your guild or group or at a special event on April 18, 2014 at 10 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. at Linda Z’s, 1216 East Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Call 847-394-4590 for more information.