Customer Service Hours


Charlotte

Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hickory

Monday-Friday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shelby

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - Noon

Classes/Events


Sewing Classes will start to post for 2015 very soon!

 

Special  Events:

 

Super Bowl Touchdown Event :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 29 Thursday 10-1 (Bernina Event)
January 29 Thursday 3-6 (Brother Event)

(Charlotte, NC)
January 30 Friday 10-1 (Bernina Event)
January 30 Friday 3-6 (Brother Event)

(Shelby, NC)
February 2 Monday 10-1 (Bernina Event)
February 2 Monday 3-6 (Brother Event)


Class Fee:   Free.
Limited Seating.

Class Description: This class is designed for anyone interested in purchasing
a new top of line machine. In this class, you will get a chance to, try before you buy.
We will complete a project and focus on the wonderful machine features.
The Bernina Event will focus on Bernina Models 880 & 780.
The Brother Event will focus on the Dream Machine.
Special incentives will be in place for machine purchases.
This is not a master class for current machine owners.




Super Bowl Party :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 31 Saturday 10-4

Class Fee:   Free. Fee only for supplies for project.
Bring a cover dish to share for lunch. We suggest a fun football food.
Limited Seating.

Class Description: Come for a day of fun.  We will make a cute spring table runner.
There will be games and prizes.  Attendees will be broken into two teams.
You will have a chance to win individual prizes.  The whole winning team will win a prize.
  Bean bag toss for discounts.
You must have purchased a  machine from one of our three stores to attend.




Bernina E16 National Embroidery Month Event :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 14 Thursday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 14 Thursday 10-12

Class Fee:  Free.

Class Description:
Come see Bernina's new Industrial embroidery machine.
See how the speed and versatility will change your life.
This class is an demonstration of the E16 machine.


 

 

 

 

Brother PR Series National Embroidery Month Event :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
February 21 Saturday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)

Class Fee:   Free.


Class Description: Brother embroidery machines are the easiest machines to use.
We will show you how a PR can take you to the next level of embroidery.
This class is an demonstration of the PR machines.


 

 

Brother's Mickey Mouse Birthday Event :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
April 1 Wednesday 3-6

(Shelby, NC)

Class Fee:   Free.


Class Description: Did you know our favorite mouse just turned 82?
To celebrate his birthday, Brother is introducing a whole line of new
Disney machines. Come have a Super Sparkly afternoon with everything Disney.
Get a chance to see and embroidery on these new models.
This is not a master class for current machine owners.
This class is an demonstration of the new Disney machines.


 Quilting Classes:

 





Beginning Quilting 101:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

(Shelby, NC)

(Charlotte, NC)
January 28 & February 4 Wednesdays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee:
 
$25.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description:
Quilting 101 teaches cutting with a rotary cutter, setting machine for 1/4” seam, quilt terminology, using a quilt ruler,
pressing, making aids, types of threads and batting. A single quilt block will be made.


 



How to Bind a Quilt:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
May 13 Wednesday 10:30-12:30

Class Fee: $ 20.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description:
Do you have your quilt top complete and have no idea how to bind your quilt? This class is for you.
We will make bias binding and learn how to adjoin ends and have perfect corners every time.




 

                                            
Quilt Block of the Month:
Class Location:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
December 17 Wednesday 10-1 or 6-9

Class Fee: $ 10.00 Plus supplies.

Class Description: Each month we will make a different quilt block.
We will select blocks that will teach you a different technique each month.


 




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

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
November 5, 12, December 3 & 10 Wednesday 10-1
(The weeks of November 19 & 26 skipped due to Block of month and Thanksgiving)

Class Fee: $ 65.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description:
This is a beginner quilt class. Use 8 tone-on-tone fabrics plus black for the border to
create this traditional Amish-looking quilt.  Quick and easy to make! Quilt Finishes 67" x 85".
 



 

 Cookies & Cream Stacks Quilt:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
 

(Charlotte, NC)
  February 18, 25 March 4 & 11 Wednesdays10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $ 65.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description:
A sweet & easy, modern quilt.  Quilt Finishes 37in x 41in.  
A perfect class for the beginner.
 




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

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
March 4, 11 & 18 Wednesday 3-5

Class Fee: $ 50.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Add some sparkle to your Easter table with this darling Easter Egg Runner!
This pattern shows you to make this quick and easy project featuring patchwork eggs and glitter accents.
Finished size 12-1/2in x 53in.





 Sparks Quilt Table Runner:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
March 18, 25 & April 1 Wednesday 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $ 50.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: The perfect quick project that works great with 2 1/2" strip sets.
13in H x 38in L Runner, Pattern also includes 13in H x 6in W Place mats.


 

 Mastery Classes:



Bernina Mastery Classes:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)


(Shelby, NC)  

(Charlotte, NC)
January 22, 29 & February 5 Thursdays 6-8
March 27, April 3 & April 10  Friday 2-4
June 4, 11 & 18  Thursdays 10-12

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description: (This class is for the following Models: 1008, 3 series, 5 series , 710 & 750.)
All other models have separate guide classes.
We will cover all the basics in this class.  Come learn the many functions 
of your new machine.
In this class we will cover:  care and maintenance, parts of machine, screens,
needles and threading, hemming, seams, securing stitches, basting, top stitching
and edge stitching,  buttonholes, darning, eyelets and button sew on,
 quilting, stitch in the ditch, stipple, decorative stitches


Please feel free to download Bernina Workbooks.
Workbooks are on our Home Page/Products/Bernina.

 

 


Bernina Embroidery Mastery Classes:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)


 Dates & Times: 
(Hickory, NC)

 
(Shelby, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)
 
February 12 Thursday 5:30-8:30
April 17 Friday 2-5
June 25 Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description
 (This class is for the following Models: 5 series & 750.)
All other models have separate guide classes.
In this class we will cover: stabilizers, machine screens, hoops, centering,
placement, combining designs and sew outs.
This class is for all Bernina models except 780's,
and 8 series.  Please look at separate listing for these models.


Please feel free to download Bernina Workbooks.
Workbook are on our Home Page/Products/Bernina.

 




Bernina 830 & 880 Emulator Mastery:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 



Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

 
(Shelby, NC)



(Charlotte, NC)
February6 & 13 Friday 10-12
April 3 & 10 Fridays 10-12
June
4 & 11 Thursdays 6-8

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description Come learn about your 8 series machine. We will use the Bernina Emulator to explore your machine.

 



Bernina 780 Emulator Mastery:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 

 Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

 
 (Shelby, NC)


(Charlotte, NC)


Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.


Class Description  (This class is for the following Model 780.)
All other models have separate guide classes.
Come learn about your  780 series machine. We will use the Bernina Emulator to explore your machine.

 






Brother Mastery Classes:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 

Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
July 7 & 14 Mondays 2-5
September 8 & 15 Mondays 5:30-8:30
November 3 & 10 Mondays 9:30-12:30

  (Shelby, NC)
July 15, & 22 Tuesdays 2-5
September 9 & 16 Tuesdays 5:30-8:30
November 4 & 11 Tuesdays 2-5

  (Charlotte, NC)
July 21 & 28 Mondays 6-9
September 8 & 15 Mondays 10-12
November 3 & 10 Mondays 6-9

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:  
In this class we will cover:  care and maintenance, parts of machine, screens,
needles and threading, hemming, seams, securing stitches, basting, top stitching
and edge stitching,  buttonholes, darning, eyelets and button sew on,
 quilting, stitch in the ditch, stipple, decorative stitches.





Brother Embroidery Mastery Classes:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 

Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
July 21 Monday 2-5
September 22 Monday 5:30-8:30
November 17 Monday 9:30-12:30
 
(Shelby, NC)
August 5 Tuesdays 2-5
September 23 Tuesdays 5:30-8:30
November 18 Tuesdays 2-5
 
  (Charlotte, NC)
August 4 Monday 6-9
September 22 Monday 10-1
November 17 Monday 6-9

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:  In this class we will cover: stabilizers, machine screens, hoops, centering,
placement, combining designs and sew outs.

 





Brother Quattro Embroidery Mastery Class:
Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 

Dates & Times:
  (Hickory, NC)
July 28 Monday 3-5
September 8 Monday 10-1
November 3 Monday 3-5
 
(Shelby, NC)
 August 19 Tuesday 2-5
September 30 Tuesday 5:30-8:30
November 25 Tuesdays 2-5
 
(Charlotte, NC)
July 22 Tuesdays 6-8
September 15 Monday 3-5
November 17 Monday 10-12


Class Fee:
Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:  
We will cover the unique features that are only available on the Quattro embroidery machine.
Snow man, scanner, continuous hoop, camera and tablet. 

 




 Brother  PR650 & PR1000 Mastery Classes:
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
August 29 Friday 10-12
September 23 Tuesday 3-5
October 24 Friday 3-5
 
 (Shelby, NC)
August 8 Friday 10-12
September 8 Monday 10-12
November 3 Monday 3-5

 (Charlotte, NC)
August 9 Saturday 10-12
September 20 Saturday 10-12


Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:  In this class we will cover: stabilizers, machine screens, hoops, centering,
placement, combining designs and  cap frame.
  



Bernina E16 Mastery Classes:
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 6 Saturday 10:30-1:30
November 1 Saturday 10:30-1:30

 (Charlotte, NC)
September 11 Thursday 10-1
November 1 S
aturday 10-1

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.
Register early to ensure your spot. 
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.


Class Description:  In this class we will cover: stabilizers, machine screens, hoops, centering, placement,
 combining designs and  cap frame.



 

Juki TL-2000 QVP Mastery Classes:
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
July 18 Friday 2-5
August 27 Wednesday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
July 23 Wednesday 10-1
August 27 Wednesday 3-6

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.
  Register early to ensure your spot. 
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.


Class Description:  In this class we will cover the basics of the machine. We will talk about setup pf machine, the different types of threads, batting and how to roll the quilt. We will start our journey on learning the four stitch modes: Cruise, Precise, Manual and Baste.

 


 







Bernina Serger Mastery Classses:
   Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 7 & 14 Thursday 10-12
November 6 & 13 Thursday 5:30-7:30
 
(Shelby, NC)
July 14 & 21 Mondays 10-12
November 10 & 17 Mondays 5:30-7:30
 
 
(Charlotte, NC)
August 14 & 21 Thursday 6-8
November 6 & 13 Thursday 10-12 

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their
machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:  We will cover:  care and maintenance, parts of machine, needles and threading,
 hemming, seams, securing stitches, 2/3/4 thread seaming, roll hemming, and Cover & Chain Stitching.

Please feel free to download Bernina Workbooks.
Workbooks are on our Home Page/Products/Bernina.



Juki– MO1000 Serger Mastery Class:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 11 Monday 5:30-7:30
November 20 Thursday 5:30-7:30

(Shelby, NC)
July 14 Mondays 2-4
November 17 Monday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
August 9 Saturday 2-4
November 10 Monday 10-12

Class Fee: Machine mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their machine from our stores. Classes fill quickly. 
Register early to ensure your spot. 

 Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description:   We will cover: care and maintenance, parts of machine, needles and threading,  hemming, seams, securing stitches, 2/3/4 thread seaming and roll hemming.


 



Software:

 


Bernina Version 7 Embroidery Software:
Class Locations:

Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
August 8 Friday 10-12 or October 6 Monday 5:30-7:30 or December 3 Wednesday 10-12
            Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches
August 15 Friday 10-12 or October 13 Monday 5:30-7:30 or December 10 Wednesday 10-12
 Advanced Appliqué / Quilting
August 22 Friday 10-12 or October 20 Monday 5:30-7:30 or December 17 Wednesday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
August 9 Saturday 9-11 or October 4 Saturday 9-11 or December 2 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30
 Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches
August 16 Saturday 9-11 or October 11 Saturday 9-11 or December 9 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30
 Advanced Appliqué / Quilting
August 23 Saturday 9-11, October 18 Saturday 9-11, December 16 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30

(Charlotte, NC)
Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
August 8 Friday 10-12 or November 6 Thursday 6-8 or December 5 Friday 10-12
 Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches

August 15 Friday 10-12 or November 13 Thursday 6-8 or December 12 Friday 10-12
 Advanced Appliqué/ Quilting 
August 22 Friday 10-12 or November 20 Thursday 6-8 & December 19 Friday 10-12

Class Fee: 
Software mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their 
software from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.


Please feel free to download Bernina Workbooks.
Workbooks are on our Home Page/Products/Bernina.


 

 



Brother PE-Design Next Software: 
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
July 18 & 25 Fridays 9:30-11:30
September 15 & 22 Mondays 10-12
December 5 & 12 Fridays 3-5

  (Shelby, NC)
July 17 & 24 Thursdays 1:30-3:30
September 2 & 9 Tuesdays 9-11
December 2 & 9 Tuesdays 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
July 29 & August 5 Tuesdays 6-8
September 22 & 29 Mondays 3-5
December 15 & 22 Monday 6-8

 

Class Fee: Software mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their 
software from our stores. Classes fill quickly.  Register early to ensure your spot.  
Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description: We will cover: Combine & edit digitized designs. Editing tools.
Importing Designs.  Lettering & monogram program.  Digitizing. Learn how to turn pictures into stitches.
  Photos.  Wrapping Up.

 



MacEmbroidery Lettering Software: 
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 7 Thursday 2-4
October 7 Tuesday 2-4
December 11 Thursdays 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
July 25 Fridays 10-12
October 17 Friday 2-4
December 17 Wednesday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
August 25 Monday 3-5
October 6 Monday 10-12

December 1 Monday 10-12

 
Class Fee: Software mastery classes are free to anyone who purchased their software from our stores. Classes fill quickly. 
Register early to ensure your spot.  

Mastery classes are only offered to customers who purchased from one of our three locations.

Class Description: Finally a embroidery software compatible with the Mac. Designed specifically for use with Mac® OS, and compatible with most embroidery machines, this software is loaded with features that help you embellish your creations with custom embroidery lettering. Included are 11 design templates, 100 pre-digitized and resizable fonts, 50 frame patterns, 50 border designs, 140 applique designs, and 75 decorative accents. This software features a user-friendly, intuitive interface; exceptional customizing and editing capabilities; creative visualization and realistic preview capabilities; and is compatible with a wide variety of hoop sizes. Come see how to create beautiful monograms with this program.





Computer 101 :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 20 Wednesday 10-12
October 20 Monday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
August 21 Thursday 10-12
October 23 Thursday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
August 28 Thursday 3-5
October 2 Thursday 10-12


Class Fee: $ 20.00


Class Description: Computer 101 teaches techniques in downloading, uploading, transferring files, zipping and unzipping folders, connecting to the internet and exploring ways of using your computer with your embroidery machine. We will also learn how to organize your designs into folders.







Bernina Paintworks Demonstration: 
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
August 8 Friday 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
July 24 Thursday 4-6

(Charlotte, NC)

September 13 Saturday 10-12

Class Fee: Free.

Demonstrations classes are only free to customers who purchased Bernina's  from one of our three locations.

Class Description:
Come see what the Paintworks program is about. 
We will show you how easy it is to paint a design on a variety of items.
The Paintwork program only works on newer Bernina embroidery machines.




Bernina Cutwork Demonstration: 
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
October 31 Friday 10-12


 (Shelby, NC)
  August  21 Thursday 2-4

 (Charlotte, NC)
October 4 Saturday 10-12

Class Fee: Free

Demonstrations classes are only free to customers who purchased Bernina's  from one of our three locations.

Class Description:Use the Bernina Cutwork Accessory to cut out your applique pieces and choose from
hundreds of stitches to apply the applique to the quilt of your choice.
This class will get you started
with the Bernina Cutwork tool.
The Cutwork program only works on newer Bernina embroidery machines.





Bernina Crystalworks Demonstration: 
Class Locations: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
November 10 Monday 2-4

 (Shelby, NC)
September 25 Thursday 2-4


 (Charlotte, NC)
November 22 Saturday 10-12

Class Fee: Free
Demonstrations classes are only free to customers who purchased Bernina's  from one of our three locations.

Class Description:Use the Bernina Crystalworks to apply  rhinestones. 
 
The Crystalworks  program only works on newer Bernina embroidery machines.


Club Classes:
 



Bernina Foot of the Month:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 26 Tuesday 10-1
September 25 Thursday 2-5
October 16 Thursday 10-1
November 25 Tuesday 10-1
December 23 Tuesday 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
August 8 Friday 2-4
September 12 Friday 3-5
October 10 Friday 2-5
November 14 Friday 2-4
December 12 Friday 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
August 29 Friday 10-1
September 26 Friday 10-1
October 17 Friday 10-1
November 21 Friday 10-1
December 19 Friday 3-5

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will use the Bernina Foot of the Month to learn about the wonderful accessories available for the Bernina sewing machines.   Foot of the month is 25% suggested retail.

August: Foot #46 Pintuck and Decorative Stitch Clear Sole Plate: Uses pintucks with decorative stitches.

September: Foot # 86 Ruffler Uses specially suited to gathering and pleating fabrics. The density and depth of the pleats can be set.

October: Foot # 12 & 12C Bulky Overlock: Uses bulky knits, attaching piping, couching and cording.

November: Foot # 83 Circular Embroidery: Uses sews any size of circle.

December: Foot # 10 Edgestitch Foot Uses ideal for topstitching, hemming and embellishing. Its special guide blade helps you sew perfectly straight seams.




Brother Foot of the Month:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 21 Thursday 2:30--4:30
September 18 Thursday 2-4
October 16 Thursday 3-5
November 25 Tuesday 2-4
December 23 Tuesday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
August 12 Wednesday 10-12

September 15 Monday 10-12
October 10 Friday 10-12
November 14 Friday 10-12
December 12 Friday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
August 25 Monday 10-12
September 29 Monday 10-12
October 13 Monday 10-12
November 24 Monday 10-12
December 22 Monday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Each month we will use the Brother Foot of the Month to learn about the wonderful accessories available for the Brother sewing machines. Foot of the month is 25% suggested retail.

August: Foot #SA174 7 Groove Pintuck Foot: Uses pintucks with decorative stitches.

September: Foot # SA143 Ruffler Foot: Uses specially suited to gathering and pleating fabrics.

October: Foot # SA150 Pearls & Sequins Foot: Uses attaching piping, pearls & sequins couching and cording.

November: Foot #SACIRC1 Circular Embroidery Attachment: Uses sews any size of circle.

December: Foot # SA187 Open Toe Quilting Foot: Uses free motion quilting and embellishment.



 

 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 14 Thursday 2-4
September 18 Thursday 10-12
October 21 Tuesday 2-4
November 18 Tuesday 10-12
December 18 Thursday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
August 15 Friday 10-12
September 25 Thursday 10-12
October 17 Friday 10-12
November 20 Thursday 10-12
December 18 Thursday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
August 15 Thursday 2-4
September 18 Thursday 10-12
October 23 Thursday 10-12
November 21 Friday 2-4
December 18 Thursday 2-4

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description: Each month we will make a project on our Bernina Machines.

August: Twin Needle Sewing
The magic of two needles is a wonderful thing. See how beautiful pintucks and hemstitching can add to your projects.

September: Stitch Recipes (For Bernina Models with built in memory)
Come learn how to combine your beautiful stitches into elaborate stitch combinations.

October: Bernina Stitch Regulator (For Bernina Models compatible with the Bernina Stitch Regulator).
Come learn the ins and outs of the Bernina Stitch Regulator.

November: Built in Letters (For Bernina Models with built in letters and memory)
See how to program letters and sentences in to memory for effortless sewing.

December: Bobbin Work
See how easy it is to take heavy decorative threads to create beautiful bobbin work.

 




 

Bernina 7 & 8 Series Sewing Club:
Class Location:
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 16 Saturday 2-4
September 27 Saturday 2-4
October 18 Saturday 2-4
November 22 Saturday 2-4
December 20 Saturday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
August 22 Friday 3-5

September 18 Thursday 10-12
October 24 Friday 3-5
November 21 Friday 3-5
December 18 Thursday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
August 22 Friday 2-4
September 26 Friday 2-4
October 24 Friday 2-4
November 28 Friday 2-4
December 12 Friday 2-4

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will cover a feature on the Bernina 7 & 8 Series Sewing machines.Bring your machine and accessory and lets get started on a in depth hands on learning experience.

August: No Headache Buttonholes
Learn how to make perfect buttonholes every time with the Bernina buttonhole measuring system.

September: Endless Embroidery.
See how easy it is to line of one embroidery after another.

October: Bernina Stitch Regulator
Come learn the ins and outs of the Bernina Stitch Regulator.

November: Dual Feed Magic
See how the Dual Feed can improve your sewing projects.

December: Bobbin Work
See how easy it is to take heavy decorative threads to create beautiful bobbin work.


 





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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 25 Monday 10-12
September 24 Wednesday 10-12
October 29 Wednesday 10-12
November 24 Monday 10-12
December 22 Monday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
August 12 Tuesday 10-12

September 2 Tuesday 2-4
October 7 Tuesday 10-12
November 4 Tuesday 10-12
December 23 Tuesday 9-12

(Charlotte, NC)
August 5 Tuesday 10-12
September 8 Monday 3-5
October 6 Monday 3-5
November 3 Monday 10-12
December 2 Tuesday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description: Each month we will make a project on our Brother Machines.

August: Taking the mystery out of buttonholes.
Master buttonholes on the Brother is a breeze. You want dread buttonholes after this class.

September: Stitch Combinations (For Brother Models with built in memory)
Come learn how to combine your beautiful stitches into elaborate stitch combinations.

October: Hand Quilting on the Machine.
Come see how to use the Brother hand quilting stitch to create a work of art.

November: Blanket Stitch Applique
See how to create beautiful appliques and use the blanket stitch applique to create a hand look.

December: Serge, Hem and Topstitch
Everybody needs to hem at one time or another. We will use the built in serge stitch to finish the edges and then hem.
Also, see how top stitching makes every project look more professional.

 


 



Brother Quattro Club:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 22 Friday 2-4
September 26 Friday 2-4
October 24 Friday 10-12
November 21 Friday 3-5
December 19 Friday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)

August 28 Thursday 9-11
September 18 Thursday 3-5
October 23 Thursday 10-12
November 20 Thursday 3-5
December 11 Thursday 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
August 6 Wednesday 2-4
September 12 Friday 2-4
October 31 Friday 10-12
November 24 Monday 2-4
December 15 Monday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will cover a feature on the Brother Quattro.
Bring your machine and accessory and lets get started on a in depth hands on learning experience.

August: Snowman Feature & Scanning
The snowman features makes all your hooping issues melt away.

September: Applique Feature
See how the applique icon will turn any embroidery into a freestanding applique.

October: Continuous Embroidery
Come see how easy it is to line up one embroidery after another.

November: The Brother Tablet
Come learn the ins and outs of your touch pen tablet.

December: Color Shuffling
Take any design and change the color to any color palette.


 

Bernina Designer Plus Version 7 Software Club:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 23 Saturday 2-4
September 20 Saturday 2-4
October 11 Saturday 2-4
November 15 Saturday 2-4
December 13 Saturday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
August 26 Tuesday  10-12

September 11 Thursday 3-5
October 16 Thursday 3-5
November 13 Thursday 3-5
December 23 Tuesday 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
August 29 Friday 3-5
September 12 Friday 10-12
October 10 Friday 10-12
November 14 Friday 10-12
December 5 Friday 2-4

 

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will focus on a new technique in the Bernina Software. This is a hand on computer class with a project
implementing the technique.

August: Monograms
Version 7 has a awesome monogram program. See how easy it is to add monograms to any project. We will cover true type fonts and built-ins. See how easy it is to add borders and ends.

September: Applique
Take any clipart and create a beautiful applique. This will help you understand the theory of applique.
Have perfect appliques every time without all the manual work.

October: Wreath and Kaleidoscope Tools
Take a single design and turn it into a elaborate embroidery design. These tools will create one of a kind designs.

November: Quilting
See how easy it is to add stippling to any quilt block. Take a picture an turn it into Redwork.

December : Editing Existing Design
Learn how you can take an existing design and use only parts of a design. Polygon Select and Reshape Object Tools
allow any object to be broken apart.


 

 

Brother PE Design-Next Software Club:
Class Location:
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 15 Friday 3-5
September 17  Wednesday 10-12
October 17 Friday 10-12
November 26 Wednesday 3-5
December 15 Monday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
August 19 Tuesday 9-11

September 16 Tuesday 9-11
October 14 Tuesday 9-11
November 11 Tuesday 9-11
December 4 Thursday 9-11

(Charlotte, NC)
August 27 Wednesday 3-5
September 5 Friday 1012
October 14 Wednesday 4:30-6:30
November 7 Friday 10-12
December 15 Monday 2-4

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description: Each month we will focus on a new technique in the Brother Software. This is a hand on computer class with a project
implementing the technique.

August: Monograms
Next has a awesome monogram program. See how easy it is to add monograms to any project.
We will cover true type fonts and built-ins. See how easy it is to add borders and ends.

September: Applique
Take any clip art and create a beautiful applique. This will help you understand the theory of applique.
Have perfect appliques every time without all the manual work.

October: Arrange Menu:
Learn all about the arrange menu. We will take simple shapes and practice stamping them with decorative stitching.
Learn about all the fancy fill stitches and how to apply them to a design.

November: Mirror Tools
See what all the excitement is about in the mirror tools. We will take a simple design and create an impressive quilt block.

December: Cross Stitch
See how easy it is turn a clip art into a beautiful cross stitch.


 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 9 Saturday 2-4
September 13 Saturday 2-4
October 4 Saturday 2-4
November 8 Saturday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
August 13 Wednesday 10-12

September 17 Wednesday 3-5
October 3 Friday 3-5
November 12 Wednesday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
August 4 Monday 10-12
September 9 Tuesday 6-8
October 7 Tuesday 6-8
November 4 Tuesday 6-8

 

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will make a new embroidery project. A great way to learn your embroidery machine. You must have a Brother
or Bernina machine purchased from our stores.

Click on month to see project.

August: Monogram Towels Machine must be USB capable. 

September: In The Hoop Sewing Bag.

October: In the Hoop Owl Potholder.

November: Monogrammed Christmas Aprons.


 

 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 16 Tuesday 2-4
October 14 Tuesday 2-4
November 11 Tuesday 2-4
December 16 Tuesday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
September 5 Friday 3-5
October 3 Friday 10-12
November 7 Friday 10-12
December 5 Friday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
September 25 Thursday 2-4
October 16 Thursday 2-4
November 28 Friday 10-12
December 11 Thursday 2-4

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.

Class Description:
Each month we will cover a feature on the serger. Bring your machine and accessory and lets get started on a in depth hands on learning experience.

Click on month to see project. 


September: Roll Hem:
See how easy it is to create roll hem on napkins, etc.

October: Pillow Cases

November: Courthouse Steps Pincushion

December : Runaround Bag


 


Sewing:





Getting Started with Basic Sewing:
  Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)  
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 6 & 13 Wednesday 10-12
October 3 & 10 Friday 10-12
 
(Shelby, NC)
August 7 & 14 Thursday 2-4
October 2 & 9 Thursday 10-12
 

(Charlotte, NC)
September 2 & 9 Tuesdays 10-12
November 4 & 11 Tuesday 10-12

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description:  If you have been thinking about learning to sew; please sign up for this class.  We will
learn about the basic sewing notions, operation of the sewing machine, how to select fabrics and
basic machine settings.




 
 Basic Sewing:
" Pillowcases "
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)  
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 3 Wednesday 10-12
November 7 Friday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
September 11 Thursday 10-12
November 6 Thursday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)

September 5 Friday 2-4
November 5 Wednesday 2-4


Class Fee: $20.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description Create a personalized pillow case for the pillow you use every night,
or make them to give as gifts for special occasions.

 




Basic Sewing:
" Journal Cover "
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 10 Wednesday 10-12
November 14 Friday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
September 23 Tuesday 10-12
December 22 Monday 10-12
 
(Charlotte, NC)
September 25 Thursday 10-12
October 21 Tuesday 3-5


Class Fee: $20.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Take your favorite journal or book and fashion a one-of-a-kind cover.
The cover can slip on and off to fit the next book or make a special one for a friend.




Intermediate
Sewing :
"Mrs. Robinson Apron"

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 5, 12 & 19 Friday 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
December 6, 13 & 20 Saturday 9-12

(Charlotte, NC)
September 16, 23 & 30 Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: MRS. ROBINSON combines a big main print with a few small scraps and the end result
is this fabulous REVERSIBLE apron.  Works great in holiday and masculine fabrics.   Optional pockets included.
 

 







Easy-On Apron : 
Class Locations: 
 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)  
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
October 1 & 8 Wednesdays 10-1
 
(Charlotte, NC)
October 20 & 27 Mondays 10-12

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies 

Class Description: 
The Easy-On Apron is a classic simple shape that can be made as great kitchen wear,
a fun topper for leggings or jeans, or even a swim cover-up!  Choose cotton or corduroy
in a fun print to put some whimsy in your wardrobe. Easy to make & easy to wear with
back ties & large pockets.  One size fits most.





Uptown Apron
Class Locations:   
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)  
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
November 5 & 12 Wednesdays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)

December 9 & 16 Tuesdays 10-12

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies 

Class Description: A great kitchen cover-up or jeans topper. Empire waist and pleated bodice with
adjustable gathered neckline make a flattering fit. Waist ties cross in back
and tie in front, finish with a lined bodice and patch pocket. Use recycled
denim for bodice if you want. Two sizes: Slim and Curvy. 



 

Midtown Trench:

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
December 5, 12 & 19 Fridays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
November 15, 22 & 29 Saturday 9-11

(Charlotte, NC)
October 3, 10 & 17 Fridays 3-5

Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.


Class Description: Fun and flattering unlined trench in upper or mid thigh length. Button front with petite yoke,
princess seaming and wide portrait collar. Back has upper yoke above three deep pleats to add swing and style.
Choose from inseam pockets or banded patch pockets that span the front seaming.
The three-quarter length sleeve sports a wide bell cuff. Size S - XXL.


 

Pocketbooks:
 


  
 
 

Laraine Shoulder Bag:

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 10, 17 & 24 Wednesday 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
October 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 2-5


Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Our Laraine bag features a flared body with gussets and a unique angularly-pointed flap.
Add three big decorative buttons and you're ready to go! Fashions of the 20s and 40s inspired this sophisticated shoulder bag.
Includes full size pattern pieces, as well as illustrated instructions.  


 

 

Erica's Bag:

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
October 1, 8 & 15 Wednesday 2:30-5:30

(Charlotte, NC)
November 11, 18 & 25 Tuesdays 5-8


Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: This totally unique design is perfect for all ages.  The bag has
a roomy patch pocket on front and a secure zipper pocket on the back. There are
lots of inside pockets with adjustable handles.
Finished Size 11" W x 12.5" H x  2.5" D.


Disney Projects:






Disney Pocketbook:


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



Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 4, September 4 & 11  Thursday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
November 5, 12 & 19 Wednesday 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
October 7, 14 & 21 Tuesdays 10-1


Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Do you like Disney as much as we do? Come make this cute
Disney pocketbook.  Pick your favorite Disney character. 
This class is open only to Brother Disney machine owners.


 

 

Monster Inc. Bed Pillow:

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



Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
October 30, November 6 & 13 Thursdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
December 3, 10 & 17 Wednesdays 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
December 9, 16 & 23 Tuesdays 1:30-4:30

Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Join Mike Wazowski, Sulley and Randall for a goodnight sleep. The pillow has
doors that unbutton to reveal a monster.  Remember, these monsters are longer "Scarers."
The monsters now enter your room to make you laugh. 
This class is open only to Brother Disney machine owners.


 


Miscellaneous:



 
 
 
Brother Scan & Cut Demonstration:
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
August 18 Monday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
September 4 Thursday 10-12
 
(Charlotte, NC)
September 6 Saturday 10-12
Class Fee:Free.

Class Description:  Come see what the buzz is all about.  We will be demonstrating the
new Brother Scan & Cut. This amazing machine allows you to cut images effortlessly.







Taking the Mystery out of Hooping & Stabilizers:
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
September 9 Tuesday 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
August 6 Wednesday 10-12
 
(Charlotte, NC)
July 26 Saturday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 20.00

Class Description:  Do you have your dream machine and can't get any embroideries too look
as good as you would like? This class is for you.  We will cover the use of stabilizers, hard to hoop items,
and the correct way to hoop. Come see the hoops and hooping aids that make hooping a breeze.





Free Motion Thread Painting:
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
October 2 & 9 Thursday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 45.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: All you need is a straight stitch to create this beautiful machine embroidery.
Come start the wonderful journey on learning free motion embroidery.  This class is for beginners.




 Beginner Applique :
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
October 6 Monday 10-1
November 19 Wednesday 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
August 14 Thursday 10-12

October 21 Tuesday 5-8
 
(Charlotte, NC)
October 21 Tuesdays 5;30-8:30
December 2 Tuesday 5;30-8:30

Class Fee: $ 20.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Hometown Holidays is a great pattern to teach you to applique.
Pattern includes a snowman, cat and turkey. We will learn how to satin and
blanket stitch applique.  Appliques will be on tea towels.

 
 
 
Winter Mug Rugs:
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
November 4 & 11 Tuesday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
November 1 & 8 Saturday 9-12
 
(Charlotte, NC)
November 8 & 15 Saturday 10-1


Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Features 4 fast and fun “in-the-hoop” embroidery projects, great for gifts,
and just fun to have around your home. Our Winter Mug Rugs pattern includes snowflake, snowman,
hot cocoa, and mittens designs. The pattern includes digital embroidery files for all major machines,
step-by-step instructions with photographs, and bonus applique designs that you can use
on other projects. Hoop with a 5-1/2in x 8in stitching field required for all mug rugs.
Supported embroidery formats: art, dst, exp, hus, jef, pec, pes vip, vps.


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.