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Linda Z's Sewing Center

Linda Z's Sewing Center

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Arlington Heights, Chicago, Illinois
(5 Reviews)

Linda Z's has been serving the Arlington Heights area since 1967! Actually, it started before then, because Linda's mother was very accomplished in the field of sewing and Linda obviously grew up knowing the difference between a Singer and a singer.

At the University of Minnesota, Linda observed and ultimately took some classes in lingerie sewing. She was fascinated by this very intricate type of sewing, but it was off to Chicago to teach school. Lingerie sewing never lost its appeal, however, and Linda found an opportunity to incorporate this expertise into an adult education program.

She wrote a book which was used as a curriculum guide, Munsingwear sent some fabric, and before she knew it, doors were open to the first Linda Z's, which was at that time in Des Plaines. Before long, space dictated a move for Mt. Prospect Plaza, where she expanded once again before buying her own shopping center in Arlington Heights.

Meanwhile, she also managed time for marriage, three children, another undergraduate degree in business from De Paul University, and her MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. In addition, she is the past president of the International Sewing Machine Association and was on the board of the Home Sewing Association. Today, Linda Z's offers classes for all ages, at all levels of expertise and all interests. These Classes are taught by trained home economists. Besides that, two full-time and two part-time service technicians man the Service Center for on-premise repair of all brands.

Reviews of Linda Z's Sewing Center

(5 Reviews)
Find Your Sewing Identity

10/27/2019
Connie M.

Attended: Find Your Sewing Identity


Connie M. gave this class 1 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Hands-On Embellishing

9/22/2019
amina F.

Attended: Hands-On Embellishing


amina F. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Garment Workshop

11/8/2018
Jann K.

Attended: Garment Workshop


Jann K. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Garment Workshop

6/21/2018
Damilola O.

Attended: Garment Workshop


Damilola O. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Make Money with Embroidery Business

10/15/2017
amina f.

Attended: Make Money with Embroidery Business


amina f. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005
Linda Z's Sewing Center
Arlington Heights, Suburbs
1216 E Central Rd
Btwn Arlington Heights Rd & Arthur Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60005

Upcoming Classes at Linda Z's Sewing Center

By Annie Bag of the Month: I'll Drink to That!
By Annie Bag of the Month: I'll Drink to That!
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Monday Nov 18th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Free Motion Quilting Techniques
Free Motion Quilting Techniques
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Monday Nov 18th, 2:30pm - 5pm

Techniques for Free-Motion with Rulers
Techniques for Free-Motion with Rulers
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Monday Nov 18th, 5:30pm - 8pm

Suellen's Scrap-I-LiciousTote
Suellen's Scrap-I-LiciousTote
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Tuesday Nov 19th, 10am - 5pm

Beyond the Basics
Beyond the Basics
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Wednesday Nov 20th, 10am - 3pm

2-Day Quilt Retreat with Kaye England
2-Day Quilt Retreat with Kaye England
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Friday Nov 22nd, 10am - 5pm

No-Sew Star Ornament
No-Sew Star Ornament
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Monday Dec 2nd, 6pm - 8pm

Store in Style Organizer Class
Store in Style Organizer Class
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Tuesday Dec 3rd, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Fall in Love Cardigan: A Sew to Grow Pattern
Fall in Love Cardigan: A Sew to Grow Pattern
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Tuesday Dec 3rd, 2pm - 4pm

Discover Crystals
Discover Crystals
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Wednesday Dec 4th, 10:30am - 12pm

Bernina Creative Sewing Studio
Bernina Creative Sewing Studio
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Wednesday Dec 4th, 1pm - 3pm

T-Shirt Quilt
T-Shirt Quilt
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Wednesday Dec 4th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Create a Smart Tee with a Scan N Cut!
Create a Smart Tee with a Scan N Cut!
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Wednesday Dec 4th, 6pm - 8pm

Floriani Hands-On School House: Class-In-Session
Floriani Hands-On School House: Class-In-Session
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Friday Dec 6th, 10am - 5pm

By Annie Bag of the Month: Quick Zip Cases
By Annie Bag of the Month: Quick Zip Cases
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Monday Dec 9th, 10am - 11am

Creative Quilting
Creative Quilting
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Friday Dec 13th, 10am - 1pm

Bernina Creative Software Studio
Bernina Creative Software Studio
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Wednesday Dec 18th, 6pm - 8pm

AccuQuilt Die of the Month
AccuQuilt Die of the Month
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Thursday Jan 9th, 1pm - 2:30pm

Schoolhouse Tunic
Schoolhouse Tunic
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Tuesday Jan 14th, 1pm - 3pm

Ricky Tims Masterclass Lecture
Ricky Tims Masterclass Lecture
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Friday Mar 20th, 10am - 5pm

Teachers at Linda Z's Sewing Center

Alex Veronelli Alfonsina Uriburu Amanda Murphy Aneka Truman Angie Steveson Anita Goodesign Anna Aldmon Annie Unrein Barb M Barb Jones Barbara Bathe Becky Sanders Betsy Brian Lewis Carla Carol Price Chris Dolinar Chris Dolinar & Karen Pharr Cindy Cindy/Karen . Cliff Connie Courtney Rioux David Kassan Deb North Debbie & Carrie Debbie / Karen Debbie and Darrelle Debbie Homer & Debi Denny Debi Denny Dee Denise Jones Donna Slater Frank Spitznagel & Ross Taylor Gerry Granata Gina Hodges Gloria Heather O'Neill Hope Yoder I. Chandrasekhar, R. Taylor, N. Jones J. Nicol, K. Komenich, A. Hickman & more Jenny Haskins Jerry Granata Jewell Hulitt Joyce Hughes Judy Niemeyer Judy Hahner Judy Fredenburgh Karen Pharr Karla Herrin Kate Ryan Katerina Walker Kathi Quinn Kathi Quinn & Clarrisa Gossett Kathy Shalda Kaye England Kaye England & Caroline Kim Novak Lindsey Marsh Louis Carney Melissa Averinos Michelle Gillmartin Mike Johns Miles Lindahl & Frank Spitznagel Myra Paci Nancy Bronstein Norma Jean Paula Reid Paula Bramwell Rebecca Spence Ricky Tims Sandra Swick Sarah Salovaara Sergey Voronin Sharon Czachor Sony Grint Starr Eaddy Stephen Herrera Sue Suellen Tamara Evans Taylor Teresa Coates The Knitting Tree, L.A. Staff Thread Jedi and Alex Veronelli Tom Trevor Conquergood Tula Pink Walter Floriani
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