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    Bernina Q20 Sitdown & Q24 Framed Longarm Seminar with Amanda Murphy


Class Location:: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC) 
(Hickory)
Dates & Time: March 17 Thursday 9:30-4:30
Class Fee: $ 60.00. Plus Supplies. 

Join Amanda, on a Longram quilting adventure with the Bernina Q20 Sit down and Q24 Framed Model.
Come
see Bernina’s new long arm machines and learn a lot of tips and tricks about longarm quilting.
This class is
opened to people interested in the machines as well as machine owners.


Quilting Classes:


Candy Jar:
Class Location::Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

(Shelby)
April 6, 13, 20 & 27 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 65.00. Plus Supplies. 
  Class Description:  Reach in and grab your favorite flavor. This fun quilt is made with one easy block unit.
Simply rotate the unit and you will create four different quilt layout options.  Just like pieces of candy, the hard part
is picking just one!  We will make a throw in class.  Finishes: 56" x 66".




 


Gracie's Garden Quilt:

Class Location::Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

(Shelby)
May 6, 13, 20 & 27 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 65.00. Plus Supplies. 
  Class Description: The fun quilt has 9” x9” pinwheel flower blooms all over it.
This quilt will make you have Spring fever. Finished size of quilt is 60” x 72”.


 

Market Fresh Quilt:
Class Location:: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Dates & Times: April 2, 9, 16 & 30 Saturdays 1-4
(The week of April 23rd skipped.)
Class Fee: $ 65.00. Plus Supplies. 
  Class Description: This fresh-looking quilt is unique and stunning.
It appears far more difficult than it, actually is and leads itself to many
different colorways. A great quilt for using up your stash.


 

Block of the Month Seasonal Silhouettes:
(Starts April 2016 Ends March 2017)

Class Location:: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC) 
Dates & Times: April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 9, September 6,
October 4, November 8, December 6, January 10, February 7, March 7
Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $125.00. Plus Supplies. 
  Class Description: Established fabric designer and quilter Edyta Star of Laundry Basket Quitls
guides you on a journey to fill your home with nature's fresh vibrant hues. 
quilt finishes 76 1/2" x 73".


 

 In Santa's Workshop:

Class Location:: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC) 
Dates & Times:  July 12, 19, 26, August 16, 23 & 30 Tuesdays 10-1
  (The weeks of August 2 & 9 skipped.)
Class Fee: $75.00. Plus Supplies.

  Class Description: As part of our Christmas in July celebration, we will
begin to make a great appliqued Christmas quilt.  The elves are hard at work
in this quilt.  Quilt finishes 70" x 70".



Mastery Classes:



Bernina Mastery:
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 19 & 26 Tuesdays 10-12
February 24 & March 2 Wednesday 2-4
April 28 & May 5 Thursdays 10-12
June 15 & 22 Wednesdays 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
January 12 & 19  Tuesdays 10-12
February 23 & March 1 Tuesdays 2-4
April 28 & May 5 Thursdays 10-12
May 31 & June 7 Tuesdays 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
January 22 & 29 Friday 10-12
February 17 & 24 Wednesdays 10-12
April 18 & 25 Mondays 10-12
June 15 & 22 Wednesdays 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class is for all Bernina models except 7 & 8 series.
This class will help you learn all about your Bernina machine.  You can download the
Bernina Mastery workbooks from our website.




Bernina Embroidery Mastery:
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 2 Tuesday 10-12
March 9 Wednesday 2-4
May 12 Thursday 10-12
June 29 Wednesday 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
January 26  Tuesday 10-12
 March 8 Tuesday 2-4
 May 12 Thursdays 10-12
 June 14 Tuesday 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
February 5 Friday 10-12
March 2 Wednesday 10-12
May 2 Monday 10-12
June 29 Wednesday 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class is for all Bernina embroidery machines except 7 & 8 series.
This class will get you on your way with embroidery.  You can download the
Bernina Embroidery Mastery workbooks from our website.


Bernina 7 & 8 Series Mastery:
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 13 & 20 Wednesdays 10-12
February 24 & March 2 Wednesdays 10-12
April 7 & 14 Thursdays 10-12
May 19 & 26 Thursdays 10-12
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
January 13 & 20 Wednesdays 10-12
February 15 & 22 Mondays 10-12
April 15 & 22 Fridays 10-12
May 16 & 23 Mondays 2-4
 June 20 & 27 Mondays 10-1
(Shelby, NC)
January 12 & 19 Tuesdays 10-12
February 11 & 18 Thursdays 10-12
April 19 & 26 Tuesdays 3-5
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 2-4
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class is for Bernina 7 & 8 series.
  You can download the Bernina  Mastery workbooks from our website.

Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 22 Friday 10-12
March 16 Wednesday 2-4
May 27 Friday 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
January 14 Thursday 10-12
March 15 Tuesday 2-4
May 24 Tuesday 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
January 15 Friday 10-12
March 7 Mondays 9-11
June 13 Monday 3-5
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class is for all Bernina sergers.
  You can download the Bernina  Mastery workbooks from our website.




Class Locations:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 19 & 26 Tuesdays 4:30:6:30
February 25  & March 3 Thursdays 4:30-6:30
April 19 & 26 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
June 16 & 23 Thursdays 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
January 11 & 18 Mondays 10-12
February 24 & March 2 Wednesdays 2-4
April 25 & May 2 Mondays 10-12
June 17 & 24 Fridays 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
January 12 & 19 Tuesday 2-4
February 23 & March 1 Tuesdays 10-12
April 19 & 26 Tuesdays 10-12
June 16 & 23 Thursdays 2-4
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class is for all Brother owners.
This class will help you learn all about your Brother machine.





Brother Embroidery Mastery

Class Locations:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 2 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
March 10 Thursday 4:30-6:30
May 3 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
June 30 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
January 25 Mondays 10-12
March 9 Wednesdays 2-4
 May 9 Mondays 10-12
July 1 Fridays 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
January 26 Tuesday 2-4
March 8 Tuesdays 10-12
May 3 Tuesdays 10-12
June 30 Thursday 2-4
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class will teach you all the tips and tricks of embroidery.
This class is for all Brother owners.





Brother Dream Machine Extras:

Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 4 Thursday 4:30-6:30
March 22 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
May 10 Tuesday 4;30-6;30
(Hickory, NC)
January 27 Wednesday 10-12
 March 16 Wednesday 2-4
 May 23 Monday 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
February 2 Tuesday 2-4
March 15 Tuesday 10-12
May 10 Tuesday 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: This class goes over the extra's of the Dream Machine.
We will go over the tablet, scanning, auto stipple, color shuffle, camera and snowman features.



 

Brother Persona
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 16 Saturday 10-12  (Basic Training)
February 13 Saturday 10-12 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)
March 26 Saturday10-12 (Caps)
April 9 Saturday10-12 (Basic Training)
May 7 Saturday 10-12 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)
June 18 Saturday 10-12 (Caps)
(Hickory, NC)
January 16 Saturday 1-3 (Basic Training)
February 13 Saturday 1-3 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)
March 10 Thursday 10-12 (Caps)
April 7 Thursday 10-12 (Basic Training)
May 3 Tuesday 3-5 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)
June 3 Friday 10-12 (Caps)
(Shelby, NC)
January 22 Friday 2-4 (Basic Training)
February 12 Friday 10-12 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)
March 9 Wednesday 10-12 (Caps)
April 29 Friday 10-12 (Basic Training)
May 23 Monday 2-4 (Border Hoop, Small Frames & Fast Frames)

Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come learn about your new Persona. 
Basic Training: Cover the operation of the machine, threading,
the different screens on the machine and downloading.
Border Frames,Small Frame & Fast Frames: Learn how to use all the frames.
Caps: Learn how to create perfect caps.



 Brother 6 & 10 Needle Mastery

Class Locations:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 23 Saturday 10-12
February 18 Thursday 4:30-6:30
March 24 Thursday 4:30-6:30
April 21 Thursday 4:30-6:30
May 14 Saturday 10-12
June 14 Tuesday  4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
January 21 Thursday 10-12
February 11 Thursday 3-5
March 3 Thursday 2-4
April 5 Tuesday 2-4
May 31 Tuesday 10-12
June 3 Friday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
January 15 Friday 2-4
February 12 Friday 2-4
March 14 Monday 10-12
April 4 Monday 10-12
May 6 Friday 2-4
June 24 Friday 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come learn about all about your new PR machine.
We will cover basic operation, caps, fast frames, downloading and placement. 



 Brother & Juki Mastery

Class Locations:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 15 Friday 10-12
March 1 Tuesday 10-12
May 25 Wednesday 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
February 2 Tuesday 2-4
March 31 Thursday 3-5
June 2 Thursday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
February 1 Monday 10-12
April 29 Friday 2-4
June 13 Monday 10-12

Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come learn about your Brother or Juki Serger.
We will cover threading 2, 3 & 4 thread sergering.



Software Classes:



 Bernina Version 7 Software
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
January 13 & 20 Wednesdays 2-4
March 8 & 15 Tuesdays 10-12
May 6 & 13 Friday 2-4
July 12 & 19 Tuesdays 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
January 22 & 29 Fridays 2-4
March 14 & 21 Mondays 3-5
May 2 & 9 Mondays 2-4
July 20 & 27 Wednesdays 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
January 26 & February 2 Tuesdays 10-12
March 8 & 15 Tuesdays 2-4
May 3 & 10 Tuesday 2-4
July 12 & 19 Tuesdays 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Software must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come explore the Bernina 7 software.
You will be amazed at all the wonderful features.




Brother PE Design Next Software
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 9 & 16 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
April 7 & 14 Thursdays 4:30-6:30
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
July 12 & 19 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
January 22 & 29 Friday 10-12
March 2 & 9 Wednesday 10-12
May 6 & 13 Friday 2-4
July 20 & 27 Wednesday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
February 11 & 18 Thursday 2-4
April 5 & 12 Tuesdays 10-12
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Software must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come explore Brother Next Software.
We will start to uncover all the possibilities of this software.


Computer Help 101
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 23 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
April 6 Wednesday 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
January 18 Monday 2-4
April 29 Friday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
February 23 Tuesday 2-4
June 17 Fridays 10-12
Class Fee: $ 30.00
Class Description: Are you having trouble downloading, unzipping and making
folders? Then, this class is a must.


The following software training will be by appointment.
PE-Design Plus
Monogram Wizard
BES Lettering
ELS Lettering
MacBroidery
Software must be purchased at one of our three stores for an appointment.

Anita Goodesign Projects:


Pledge of Allegiance
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
       
(Charlotte, NC)
July 14, 21 & 28 Thursdays 4:30-7:30

(Hickory, NC)
April 12, 19 & 26 Tuesdays 10-1
Class Fee: $ 30.00. Plus supplies. Disk is $ 69.95.
Class Description: Come make this beautiful tile scene. It has a beautiful
hand shaded flag as a background and a giant majestic eagle in the
foreground. The Pledge of Allegiance words are on top so they will pop.




Bargellissimo Quilt
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
              Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

(Charlotte, NC)
May 17, 24 & 31 Tuesdays 4:30-7:30

(Hickory, NC)
May 10, 17 & 24 Tuesdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
May 11, 18 & 25 Wednesday 10-12
Class Fee: $ 30.00. Plus supplies. Disk is $ 179.95.
Class Description: Bargellissimo is a different kind of quilting collection.
The quilt is made in the hoop.  Anita Goodesign has taken all of the
beautiful details of a Bargello pattern and made it easy to do.
There are six different quilts in this collection.


Autumn Bounty Quilt
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
  (Charlotte, NC)
August 9, 16 & 23 Tuesdays 4:30-7:30

(Hickory, NC)
June 14, 21 & 28 Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 30.00. Plus supplies. Disk is $ 149.95
Disk were preordered; so you are able to get introductory price.
Class Description: This quilt is a Tile Scene.
The Autumn Bounty disk has 150 designs with 8 different embroidery designs.
The Autumn Bounty quilt will be as striking as the vivid colors of the fall.

Bernina Sew-cial Clubs:





Bernina Club
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
April 26 Tuesday 10-1
May 19 Thursday 1-4
June 30 Thursday 10-1
July 21 Thursday 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
February 25 Thursday 10-1 (Wallpaper Pieced Journal)
March 29 Tuesday 10-1
April 26 Tuesday 2-5
May 19 Thursday 10-1
June 30 Thursday 10-1
July 21 Thursday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)

February 26 Friday 10-1 (Wallpaper Pieced Journal)
March 30 Wednesday 10-1
April 27 Wednesday 2-5
May 23 Monday 10-1
June 27 Monday 10-1
July 27 Wednesday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 10.00. Plus supplies.
Class Description: Each month we will cover a different topic.
Other projects will be listed when released from Bernina.
February: We will use Kraft-Tex to create a quilt block with no seam allowance.
We will have a wallpaper pieced journal when finished.


All About Embroidery
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
April 21 Thursday 10-1
May 26 Thursday 1-4
June 23 Thursday 10-1
July 28 Thursday 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
February 18 Thursday 10-1 (Hoopless)
March 24 Thursday 10-1
April 28 Thursday 2-5
May 26 Thursday 10-1
June 23 Thursday 10-1
July 28 Thursday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
February 19 Friday 10-1 (Hoopless)
March 25 Friday 10-1
April 22 Friday 2-5
May 27 Friday 2-5
June 24 Friday 2-5
July 29 Friday 10-1
Class Fee: $ 10.00. Plus supplies.
Class Description: Each month we will cover a different topic.
Other projects will be listed when released from Bernina.
February: We will learn how to embroidery items you can not hoop.

       







                                                                                                                     Bernina Foot of the Month
 
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
March 22 Tuesday 10-12 (#23 Applique)
April 5 Tuesday 10-12 (#50  Walking)
May 10 Tuesday 10-12 (# 86 Ruffler)
June 21 Tuesday 10-12 (To be determined)
July 26 Tuesday 10-12 (#92 Eyelet)

(Hickory, NC)
January 19 Tuesday 2-4 (#44C Echo Quilting)
February 16 Tuesday 2-4 (#34 Reverse Pattern)
March 22 Tuesday 2-4 (#23 Applique)
April 12 Tuesday 2-4 (#50  Walking)
May 10 Tuesday 2-4 (# 86 Ruffler)
June 21 Tuesday 2-4 (To be determined)
July 12 Tuesday 2-4 (#92 Eyelet)

(Shelby, NC)
January 20 Wednesday 2-4 (#44C Echo Quilting)
February 17 Wednesday 2-4 (#34 Reverse Pattern)
March 23 Wednesday 2-4 (#23 Applique)
April 13 Wednesday 2-4 (#50  Walking)
May 11 Wednesday 2-4 (# 86 Ruffler)
June 22 Wednesday 2-4 (To be determined)
July 13 Wednesday 2-4 (#92 Eyelet)
Class Fee: $ 5.00. Plus supplies.



Embroidery Club Projects:


                                                                                                                                   3D Snowmen 
Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                               Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
 
(Hickory, NC)
February 4 & 11 Thursdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
February 22 & 29 Mondays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 15.00. CD $ 29.99. Plus supplies.
Class Description: If you want to build a snowman, this freestanding collection
is for you! These fabric and thread snowmen will melt your heart.
Snowmen finish 12" tall. Completely, made on the embroidery machine.



                                                                                                                                3D Butterflies
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
April 16 & 23 Saturdays 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
April 7 & 14 Thursdays 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
April 18 & 25 Mondays 2-5
Class Fee: $ 15.00. CD $ 59.99. Plus supplies.
Class Description: Get your butterfly net ready to grab these 12 beautiful and
brilliant 3D effects butterflies.  They look real enough to fly away.
Completely, made on the embroidery machine.



                                                                                                                          Applique Tea Towels
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
May 21 & 28 Saturdays 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
June 18 & 25 Saturdays 1-4

(Shelby, NC)
June 20 & 27 Mondays 2-5

Class Fee: $ 15.00. CD $ 34.99. Plus supplies.
Class Description: Transform your kitchen into a vintage paradise with timeless
retro designs. Mix and match bold fabrics with these appliques to create
coordinating tea towels.
Completely, made on the embroidery machine.




ScanNCut:





                                                                                                                             ScanN Cut Basics
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 6 Saturday 10-1
March Tuesday 4:30-7:30
(Hickory, NC)
January 23 Saturday 1-4
March 7 Mondays 10-1
May 11 Wednesday 10-1
July 11 Monday 10-1
(Shelby, NC)
January 29 Tuesday 10-1
April 7 Thursday 10-1
June 14 Tuesday 10-1
Class Fee: Free. ScanNCut must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.
Class Description: We will cover all the different screens on all the different windows.
We will see how to draw, cut paper and fabric.



                                                                                                                          Easter Table Runner
Class Locations:   Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)          
                            Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

(Hickory, NC)
February 12 & 19 Fridays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
 March 3 & 17 Thursday 2-5
(The week of March 10 skipped.)
Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.
Class Description: This cute felt appliqued table runner is a great addition
to an Easter table. We will use the deep cut blade to make this great runner.







                                                                                                                                    Gift Boxes
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
April 5 & 12 Tuesdays 4:30-7:30

(Hickory, NC)
March 14 & 21 Mondays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
April 21 & 28 Thursdays 2-5
Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.
Class Description: Be prepared for birthdays and gift-giving
with seven all new gift boxes.  Boxes are all different shapes
and sizes with 3D bows to make gift look fabulous!



                                                                                                                      Vinyl Letter Rain Boots
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
               Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                   Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
May 19 & 26 Thursdays 4:30-6:30

(Hickory, NC)
May 14 & 21 Saturdays 1-3

(Shelby, NC)
May 19 & 26 Thursday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.
Class Description: Cover learn everything about cutting vinyl.
We will cut several different designs on vinyl.
You can add lettering to whatever you choose. 
We will be adding ours to rain boots.



                                                                                                                              Holiday Canvas
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
                  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                      Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

(Charlotte, NC)
July 20 & 27 Wednesdays 3-6

(Hickory, NC)
July 22 & 29 Fridays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
July 21 & 28 Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.
Class Description: As part of our Christmas in July celebration; we will
make a Holiday canvas. The design is all machine appliqued and embroidered.

Bernina Longarms:



                                                                                                                 The Basics of your Longarm
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
               Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                   Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 3 Wednesday 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
February 2 Tuesday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
January 18 Monday 10-1

Class Fee: Free. Machine must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 
Class Description: This class is to help you get started.
We will learn the different screens of the machine.



Setup of Q24 Framed Longarm
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
               Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                   Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 10 Wednesday 10-12

(Hickory, NC)
January 30 Saturday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
January 18 Monday 2-5
Class Fee: Free. Machine must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 
Class Description: Come see how easy it is to roll your quilts on your new longarm.


 Longarm Panels
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
              Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                  Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
February 19 Friday 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
February 20 Saturday 1-4

(Shelby,NC)
February 19 Friday 2-5
Class Fee: Free. Machine must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 
Class Description: This panel has a different technique in each block.
We will demonstrate each method.

Pintucks on the Q Series
Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)             
                 Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Hickory, NC)
March 31 Thursday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
March 14 Monday 2-4

Class Fee: Free. Machine must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 
                                                                             Class Description: See how easy it is to sew pintucks on the Q20.  This decorative
                                                                                                                     stitching adds interest to your quilts.


                                                                                                                                                Ruler Foot for the Q Series
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
               Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                   Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
April 22 Friday 10-12

(Hickory, NC)
April 19 Tuesday 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
April 22 Friday 10-12
Class Fee: Free. Machine must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 
Class Description: See how easy it is to sew straight lines and
                                                                                                                            shapes with the ruler foot.


Free Motion Classes:




                                                                                              Free Motion Applique
              Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)    
            
(Hickory, NC)
February 5 Friday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 65.00 Includes Supplies.
Class Description: Come explore the world of free motion applique using
the satin and blanket stitch on the machine.  We will also see
how to use decorative stitching.


Bobbin Play
              Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)    
            
(Hickory, NC)
March 3 Thursday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 65.00 Includes Supplies.
Class Description: Learn to set the machine up for bobbin work using
different weights of thread.



Landscape Quilting
              Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)    
            
(Hickory, NC)
April 1 & 8 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 85.00 Includes Supplies.
Class Description: Come explore the elements of putting
together a fun, easy landscape quilt top.  There will be
photos to use as inspiration.


Free Motion Thread Painting
              Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)    
            
(Hickory, NC)
May 6 & 13 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 85.00 Includes Supplies.
Class Description: Enjoy the freedom of moving the machine
in any direction you wish to create a design.


Beading and Couching
              Class Locations:  Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)    
            
(Hickory, NC)
June 16 Thursday 10-1

Class Fee: $65.00 Includes Supplies.
Class Description: Come learn how easy it is to sew beads on by machine.
We will practice beading and couching techniques to create
ideas for your next project.



Class Registration Policy

Classes fill quickly. Registration is required! Register early to insure your space in class.
Register in person, by phone, or by mail with a check (be sure to specify class/date/time).
  No credit cards are allowed to pay class fees.
The class fees go to our teachers not the store.
Therefore, we can not take credit card fees out of their pay.
Supplies can be paid with credit cards.

Supplies are not included in the class fee unless so stated. We make every effort to keep the cost of our
classes at a reasonable fee and to ensure customer satisfaction. In order for us to do this,
we encourage you to purchase your class supplies from our stores
. Classes start on time. Please have all class supplies purchased by class time.
And please, no children or babies in adult classes. We do not allow cell phones or food in classes.
Thank you for your consideration of others.

If you are unable to attend a class, we are happy to transfer you to another class or issue a credit or
refund if we are notified one week prior to the class
starting date.

   When the minimum number of people have not signed up for a class by the registration deadline,
the class will be cancelled and payment will be fully refunded.

Inclement Weather Policy. If Cleveland, Catawba, or Mecklenburg County public schools are closed,
all classes that day and evening at our stores are cancelled and rescheduled.