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Special Events:

 


Christmas in July Party:   

Class Location:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Dates & Times:
July 23 Saturday 10-4 (Hickory, NC)

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Refunded when you show up for class.
Class fee is forfeited if no show.
No exceptions.
Class fee ends up being free.
The only fee is for supplies
for class projects.  We make three projects. You must
bring a covered dish to share for lunch.  We will
have a sign up sheet.

Class Description: Come make some fast projects.
This will give you a great jump start on Christmas presents.





Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party:
  

Class Location:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
July 29 & 30 Friday & Saturday (Charlotte, NC)
 9:00-4:00 Each Day.

Class Fee: $ 99.99. for both days.  Lunch provided each day.
All machine and supplies included.
No refunds will be given for this special event.

Class Description: Come join our awesome party coordinator
Taylor Henderson for two fun filled days.  We will be using the new
Game Show Format. You can now vote on the projects you want to make.
Limited seating is available.  Sign up early to reserve your spot.

Location: Employer's Association
3020 W. Arrowood Road
Charlotte, NC 29273
Transportation: Christian Tours will be providing transportation from the Hickory and
Shelby Store. Call the store for bus information.






Quilting Classes:

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

Dates & Times: 
(Hickory, NC)
June 28, July 12, 26 & August 9 Tuesdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
June 27, July 11, 25 & August 8 Mondays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
August 9, 16, 23 & 30 Tuesdays 4:30-7:30

Class Fee: $65.00. Plus Supplies.

  Class Description: Campers quilt pattern includes full size patterns, placement sheets, and instructions to make
a 40" x 54" Camper Trailer Quilt an 18" x 18 1/2" Welcome Wall hanging, and a Custom Size Camping
Family Wallhanging. Choose From Ten Different Family Members, Cat, Dog, Tent or Camper.  
The technique is fusible applique.




Row by Row Hickory Quilt :
Class Location:: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times: 
(Hickory, NC)
 July 12, 19 & 26  Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

  Class Description: Come make our row by row block in this class.
Block is machine appliqued.




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

Dates & Times: 
(Shelby, NC)
 July 6, 13,& 20 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

  Class Description: Come make our row by row block in this class.
Block is machine appliqued.




Row by Row Charlotte Quilt :
Class Location: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:

(Charlotte
, NC)
August 13, 20 & 27 Saturdays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Come make our row by row block in this class.
Block is machine appliqued.

 





Mastery Classes:



Bernina Mastery:
Class Locations: Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
                Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
(Charlotte, NC)
June 15 & 22 Wednesdays 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
May 31 & June 7 Tuesdays 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
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)
June 29 Wednesday 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
 June 14 Tuesday 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
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)
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 2-4
(Hickory, NC)
 June 20 & 27 Mondays 10-1
(Shelby, NC)
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)
May 27 Friday 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
May 24 Tuesday 2-4
(Shelby, NC)
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)
June 16 & 23 Thursdays 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
June 17 & 24 Fridays 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
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)
June 30 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
July 1 Fridays 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
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)
May 26 Thursday 2-4 
(Hickory, NC)
 May 23 Monday 10-12
(Shelby, NC)
May 26 Thursday 2-4

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 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)
June 18 Saturday 10-12 (Basic Training & Caps)
(Hickory, NC)
June 3 Friday 10-12 ( Basic Training & Caps)
(Shelby, NC)
May 23 Monday 2-4 (Basic Training & Caps)

Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  
Class Description: Come learn about your new Persona. 
 Cover the operation of the machine, threading,
the different screens on the machine and downloading.

 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)
June 14 Tuesday  4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
June 3 Friday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
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)
May 25 Wednesday 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
June 2 Thursday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
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)
July 12 & 19 Tuesdays 10-12
(Hickory, NC)
July 20 & 27 Wednesdays 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
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)
June 21 & 28 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
July 12 & 19 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
(Hickory, NC)
July 20 & 27 Wednesday 2-4

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

(Shelby, NC)
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)      
       
(Charlotte, NC)
July 14, 21 & 28 Thursdays 4:30-7:30
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.



Autumn Bounty Quilt
Class Locations:  Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
             Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

  (Charlotte, NC)
August 11, 18 & 25 Thursday 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)
June 30 Thursday 10-1
July 21 Thursday 10-1

(Hickory, NC)
June 30 Thursday 10-1
July 21 Thursday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)

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.
 


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

(Hickory, NC)
June 23 Thursday 10-1
July 28 Thursday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)

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.    







                                                                                                                     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)
June 21 Tuesday 10-12 (To be determined)
July 26 Tuesday 10-12 (#92 Eyelet)

(Hickory, NC)
June 21 Tuesday 2-4 (To be determined)
July 12 Tuesday 2-4 (#92 Eyelet)


(Shelby, NC)
June 22 Wednesday 2-4 (To be determined)
July 13 Wednesday 2-4 (#92 Eyelet)

Class Fee: $ 5.00. Plus supplies.



Embroidery Club Projects:

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                           


                                                                                                                          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)
June 9 Thursday 3-5

(Hickory, NC)
July 11 Monday 10-1
(Shelby, NC)
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.
                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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)


(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)


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)


(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)

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.


                                                                                                                                                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)


(Hickory, NC)

 


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).

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.