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 for Charlotte, Hickory & Shelby have posted January-June!
Special Events will continue to post.

 

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 Saturday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 14 Saturday 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)
February 21 Saturday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 21 Saturday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
February 5 Thursday 6:30-8:30

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)
April 3 Friday 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
April 1 Wednesday 3-6

(Shelby, NC)
April 2  Thursday 6-9

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.





 Juki's Longarm & Sit Down Version Quilting Event :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
April 10 Friday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
April 11 Saturday 10-1

Class Fee:   Free.

Class Description: This class is not a mastery class.

This class is an introduction to the long arm and sit down
version of Juki's  new quilting machines. If you are
interested in a quilting machine, you will want to attend.


 Quilting Classes:

 





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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 20 & 27 Tuesdays 10-1

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

(Shelby, NC)
January 19 & 26 Mondays 2-5

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
May 5 Tuesday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
May 6 Wednesday 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
May 29 Friday 10-12

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 22 Thursday 2-5
February 19 Thursday 2-5
March 17 Tuesday 2-5
April 9 Thursday 2-5
May 21 Thursday 2-5
June 18 Thursday 2-5


(Charlotte, NC)
January 28 Wednesday 2:30-5:30
February 25 Wednesday 2:30-5:30
March 14 Saturday 10-1
April 4 Saturday 10-1
May 27 Wednesday 2:30-5:30
June 24 Wednesday 10-1


(Shelby, NC)
January 16 Friday 1-4
February 13 Friday 1-4
March 20 Friday 1-4
April 3 Friday 1-4
May 22 Friday 1-4
June 19 Friday 1-4

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.



 

Baxter's Bloom Quilt:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
 February 7, 21, March 7 & 21 Saturdays 1-4
(Every other week.)


(Shelby, NC)
April 13, 20, 27 & May 4 Mondays 9-12

Class Fee: $ 65.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Whimsical flowers leap off this quilt to give any
room a fresh-picked feeling.  This simple piecing and giant blooms
make this an easy project with dimensional look. Finishes 50 1/2" x 70 1/2".


 


 

 Cookies & Cream Stacks Quilt:
Class Location:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
  February 18, 25 March 4 & 11 Wednesdays 10:30-1:30

(Shelby, NC)
May 11, 18, June 1 & 8 Mondays 9-12
(The week of May 25 skipped for Memorial Day.)

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 3, 10 & 17 Tuesdays 10-1

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

(Shelby, NC)
February 16, 23 & March 2 Mondays 10-1

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 24, 31 & April 7 Tuesdays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
March 18,  April 1 & 8 Wednesdays 10:30-1:30
(The week of April 25 skipped.)

(Shelby, NC)
January 16, 23 & February 6 Fridays 9:30-11:30
(The week of January 30th skipped.)

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.






Flower Box Medley Quilt :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
April 14, 28, May 12, 26, June 9 & 23 Tuesdays 10-1
(Every other week.)

Class Fee: $ 75.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: This pattern includes piecing and applique designs.
The pattern has a beautiful border.
Quilt finishes 60" x 75'.


 

Gracie Gardens Quilt :
Class Location:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
  April 15, 29, May 6, & 13 Wednesdays 10-1
(The week of April 22 skipped.)

(Shelby, NC)
March 6, March 20, April 3 & 17 Fridays 9-12
(Every other week.)

Class Fee: $ 65.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Gracie's Garden" quilt pattern finishes. 60" X 72".
This quilt is sewn using fat quarters.Quilt edges are a scallop border.





Market Fresh Quilt :
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

May 9, 23 June 6 & 20 Saturdays 1-4
(Every other week.)

(Shelby, NC)
May 1, 8, 15 & 22 Fridays 9-12

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 lends itself to many different colorways. 
A great quilt for using up your stash or the stack of delicious prints you've
been dying to use.  Quilt Finishes 73 1/2' x 92".







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

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
 May 20, 27, June 3 & 10 Wednesdays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $ 65.00 . Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Inspired by classic games and classic gardens, Parcheesi is a scrappy blend of practical and pretty.
Large enough to serve as a bed coverlet or a throw-for-two, you’ll love the look of this stunning quilt and lovely detailed blocks.


 Mastery Classes:



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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 13, 20 & 27 Tuesdays 3:30-5:30
April 2, 9 & 16 Thursdays 10-12
June 2, 9 & 16 Tuesdays 3:30-5:30

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

(Shelby, NC)  
January 19 & 26 & February 9 Mondays 10-12
(The week of February 2 skipped.)
April 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 1-4
June 1, 8 & 15 Mondays 3-5

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

 Dates & Times: 
(Hickory, NC)
February 3 Tuesday 3:30-5:30
April 30 Thursday 10-12
June 23 Tuesday 3:30-5:30


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

(Shelby, NC)
February 9 Monday 1-3
May 4 Monday 1-3
June 22 Monday 3-5

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 6 & 13 Fridays 8-10
March 28 & April 4 Saturdays 10-12
June 15 & 22 Mondays 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
February 6 & 13 Fridays 10-12
April 3 & 10 Fridays 10-12
June 4 & 11 Thursdays 6-8
 
(Shelby, NC)
January 15 & 22 Thursdays 8-10
April 2 & 9 Thursdays 8-10
June 18 & 25 Thursdays 8-10

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: 830 & 880.)
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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

 Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 6, 13 & 20 Fridays 2-4
April 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 10-12
May 4, 11 & 18 Mondays 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 6, 13 & 20 Fridays 2-4
March 31 & April 7 & 14 Tuesdays 3-5
May 26, June 2 & 9 Tuesdays 10-12
 
 (Shelby, NC)
January 15, 22 & 29 Thursdays 10-12
April 2, 9 & 16 Thursdays 10-12
June 18, 25 & July 2 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 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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
January 19 & 26 Mondays 3:30-5:30
March 16 & 23 Mondays 3:30-5:30
April 17 & 24 Fridays 1-3
May 22 & 29 Fridays 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
January 20 & 27 Tuesdays 4:30-6:30
February  24 & March 3 Tuesdays 10-12
April 8 & 15 Wednesdays 3-5
May 26 & June 2 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30

  (Shelby, NC)
January 22 & 29 Thursdays 2-4
March 12 & 19 Thursdays 9-11
April 9 & 16 Thursdays 2-4
June 18 & 25 Thursdays 2-4

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 all models except: Dream Machines & Quattro's. )
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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC) 
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
February 9 Monday 10-12
March 30 Monday 3:30-5:30
April 24 Friday 3-5
June 5 Friday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 3 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
March 10 Tuesday 10-12
April 29 Wednesday 3-5
June 9 Tuesday 5:30-7:30

(Shelby, NC)
January 29 Thursday 4-6
March 19 Thursday 11-1
April 16 Thursday 4-6
June 25 Thursday 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 (This class is for all models except: Dream Machines & Quattro's. )
 In this class we will cover: stabilizers, machine screens, hoops, centering,
placement, combining designs and sew outs.

 





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

Dates & Times:
  (Hickory, NC)
January 16 & 23 Fridays 2-5
March 16 & 23 Mondays 6-8
June 1 & 8 Mondays 9-12

(Charlotte, NC)
January 17 & 24 Saturdays 10-1
March 10 & 17 Tuesdays 2-5
May 12 & 19 Tuesdays 3-6

(Shelby, NC)
January 29 & February 5 Thursdays 8-10
May 28 & June 4 Thursdays 8-10

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  Quattro's only. )
We will cover the unique features that are only available on the Quattro embroidery machine.
Snowman, scanner, continuous hoop, camera and tablet. 
We will also cover all
basic sewing functions.

 



Brother Dream Machine Mastery Class:

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

Dates & Times:
  (Hickory, NC)
February 6, 13 & 20 Fridays 10-1
April 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 2:30-5:30

(Charlotte, NC)
February 17, 24 & March 3 Tuesdays 2:30-5:30
April 21, 28 & May 5 Tuesdays 6-9

 (Shelby, NC)
February 19 ,26 & March 5 Thursdays 9-12
May 7, 14 & 21 Thursdays 9-12

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 Dream Machine only.)
We will cover the unique features that are only available on The Dream Machine.
We will cover sewing and embroidery.






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

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
January 16 Friday 10-12
February 18 Wednesday 3:30-5:30
March 27 Friday 10-12
April 23 Thursday 2-4
May 2 Saturday 10-12
June 3 Wednesday 10-12

 (Charlotte, NC)
January 19 Monday 10-12
February 10 Tuesday 4:30-6:30
March 5 Thursday 4:30-6:30
April 18 Saturday 10-12
May 2 Saturday 10-12
June 20 Saturday 10-12

 (Shelby, NC)
January 19 Monday 5:30-7:30
February 16 Monday 5:30-7:30
March 30 Monday 8-10
April 16 Thursday 8-10
May 18 Monday 1-3
June 15 Monday 9-12

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)
January 23 Friday 10-12
February 11 Wednesday 3-5
March 27 Friday 1-3
April 3 Friday 10-12
May 27 Wednesday 3:30-5:30
June 3 Wednesday 2-4

 (Charlotte, NC)
January 26 Monday 10-12
February 5 Thursday 2-4
March 16 Monday 10-12
April 2 Thursday 1-3
May 18 Monday 4-6
June 1 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:  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)
January 17 Saturday 1-4
February 26 Thursday 2-5
March 19 Thursday 2-5
April 28 Tuesday 2:30-5:30
May 12 Tuesday 2:30-5:30
June 25 Thursday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
January 21 Wednesday 10-1
February 11 Wednesday 10-1
March 25 Wednesday 2-5
April 22 Wednesday 10-1
May 20 Wednesday 2-5
June 10 Wednesday  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 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 Classes:
   Class Locations:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 17 & 24 Tuesdays 10-12
April 7 & 14 Tuesdays 2:30-4:30
June 4 & 11 Thursdays 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 19 & 26 Thursdays 2-4
April 2 & 9 Thursdays 10-12
June 16 & 23 Tuesdays 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
February 16 & 23 Mondays 2-4
March 9 & 16 Mondays 8-10
 
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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 14 Wednesday 10-12
March 26 Thursday 10-12
May 19 Tuesday 3-5


(Charlotte, NC)
January 23 Friday 2-4
March 24 Tuesday 10-12
May 1 Friday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
January 16 Friday 4-6
March 20 Friday 4-6
May 1 Friday 1-3

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)

Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
January 21 Wednesday 3-5
March 13 Friday 3-5

May 4 Monday 3-5

      Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches
January 28 Wednesday 3-5
March 20 Friday 3-5
May 11 Monday 3-5

 Advanced Appliqué / Quilting
February 4 Wednesday 3-5
March 27 Friday 3-5
 May 18  Monday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
January 22 Thursday 10-12
 March 5 Thursday 2-4
April 9 Thursday 2-4
June 5 Friday 2-4

 Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches

January 29 Thursday 10-12
March 12 Thursday 2-4
April 16 Thursday 2-4
June 12 Friday 2-4

 Advanced Appliqué/ Quilting 
February 5 Thursday 10-12
March 19 Thursday 2-4
April 23 Thursday 2-4
June 19 Friday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
Digitize Manual/ Auto Digitize/ Magic Wand
January 17 Saturday 9-11
March 12 Thursday 2-4
May 7 Thursday 1-3

 Lettering & Monograms / Fill Stitches
January 24 Saturday 9-11
March 19 Thursday 2-4
May 14 Thursday 1-3

 Advanced Appliqué / Quilting
February 7 Saturday 9-11
March 26 Thursday 2-4
May 21 Thursday 1-3

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

Dates & Times:
 
(Hickory, NC)
January 19 & 26 Mondays 8-10
March 16 & 23 Mondays 8-10
May 4 & 11 Mondays 6-8

(Charlotte, NC)
December 15 & 22 Monday 6-8
January 19 & 26 Mondays 2-4
February 16 & 23 Mondays 6-8
March 23 & 30 Mondays 6-8
May 4 & 11 Mondays 2-4
June 1 & 8 Mondays 6-8

  (Shelby, NC)
January 17 & 24 Saturdays 11-1
March 12 & 19 Thursdays 6-8
June 11 & 18 Thursday 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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 18 Wednesday 1-3
April 23 Thursday 10-12
June 5 Friday 2-4


(Charlotte, NC)
February 16 Monday 2-4
April 23 Thursday 10-12
June 8 Monday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
February 27 Friday 2-4
March 6 Friday 1-3
June 5 Friday 9-11
 
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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 9 Monday 10-12
June 1 Monday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
March 7 Saturday 10-12
June 16 Tuesday 4:30-6:30


(Shelby, NC)
January 22 Thursday 4:30-6:30
June 4 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)

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

Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
April 29 Wednesday 3-5


(Charlotte, NC)

April 16 Thursday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
April 9 Thursday 4-6

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



Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
May 8 Friday 2-4


 (Charlotte, NC)
April 30 Thursday 2-4

 (Shelby, NC)
May 21 Thursday 4-6

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


Dates & Times:
 (Hickory, NC)
May 8 Friday 4-6

 (Charlotte, NC)
May 7 Thursday 4:30-6:30

 (Shelby, NC)
May 21 Thursday 6-8


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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 24 Saturday 2-4
February 19 Thursday 10-12
March 19 Thursday 10-12
April 16 Thursday 2-4
May 21 Thursday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
January 23 Friday 10-12
February 27 Friday 10-12
March 27 Friday 10-12
April 24 Friday 10-12
May 29 Friday 2-4

(Shelby, NC)
January 23 Friday 1-3
February 20 Friday 1-3
March 27 Friday 1-3
April 17 Friday 1-3
May 15 Friday 1-3

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have purchased  machine from our stores.

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.


January: Spanish Hemstitching Attachment.

February: Foot #31 5 Groove Pintuck.

March: Foot:# 25 Cording..

April: Foot #44 Echo Quilting & Cutwork

May: Foot #88 Bias Binder with Foot #95/95C




Brother Foot of the Month:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
January 22  Thursday 10-12
February 5 Thursday 3-5
March 5 Thursday 3-5
April 2 Thursday 3-5
May 7 Thursday 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
January 29 Thursday 2-4
February 26 Thursday 10-12
March 26 Thursday 10-12
April 30 Thursday 10-12
May 28 Thursday 10-12

(Shelby, NC)
January 23 Friday 3:30-5:30

February 20 Friday 3:30-5:30
March 27 Friday 3:30-5:30
April 17 Friday 3:30-5:30
May 15 Friday 3:30-5:30

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus Supplies.
You must have purchased  machine from our stores.

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.


January: Foot #SA184 Edge Joining.

February: Foot #SA162 Five Groove Pintuck.

March: Foot:#SA148  Cording.

April: Foot #SA187 Echo & Free Motion Quilting.

May: Foot #SA109 Bias Binder. 



 

 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 14 Saturday 2-4
March 26 Thursday 1-4
April 18 Saturday 1-3
May 29 Friday 10-12
June 18 Thursday 10-12


(Charlotte, NC)
February 18 Wednesday 3-5
March 21 Saturday 10-12
April 25 Saturday 10-12
May 30 Saturday 10-12
June 3 Wednesday 3-5


(Shelby, NC)
February 26 Thursday 1-3
March 16 Monday 10-12
April 4 Saturday 9-11 
May 2 Saturday 9-11
June 22 Monday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have  purchased  machine from our stores.


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

February: Snowman Towels.

March: Pin Cushion.

April: iPhone Case

May: Fabric Doodle Flowers.

June: Types of Quilting: Mosaic Piecing, Wallpaper Piecing & Tube Piecing.

 




 

Bernina 780 & 8 Series Sewing &  Embroidery Club:
Class Location:
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 16 Monday 10-12
March 9 Monday 3-5
April 21 Tuesday 10-12
May 15 Friday 2-4
June 8 Monday 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
February 20 Friday 10-12
March 20 Friday 3-5
April 17 Friday 10-12
May 22 Friday 3-5
June 19 Friday 10-12


(Shelby, NC)
February 5 Thursday 10-12

March 12 Thursday 4-6
April 16 Thursday 6-8
May 14 Thursday 3-5
June 5 Friday 1-3

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have  purchased  machine from our stores.

Class Description:
Each month we will cover a feature on the Bernina 780 & 8 Series Sewing machines
.Bring your machine and accessory and lets get started on a in depth hands on learning experience.

February: Directional Sewing.

March: Applique Tapering

April: Combination Mode.

May: Downloading designs from USB sticks and disk.

June: Mastering the Knee Lift.


 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 27 Friday 10-12
March 24 Tuesday 1-4
April 22 Wednesday 10-12
May 27 Wednesday 1:30-3:30
June 4 Thursday 2-4

(Charlotte, NC)
February 26 Thursday 4:30-6:30
March 26 Thursday 4:30-6:30
April 23 Thursday 4:30-6:30
May 28 Thursday 4:30-6:30
June 10 Wednesday 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
February 26 Thursday 3:30-5:30
March 30 Monday 10-12

April 2 Thursday 2-4
May 9 Saturday 9-11
June 22 Monday 1-3

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have purchased machine from our stores.

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

February: Snowman Towels.

March: Pin Cushion.

April: iPhone Case

May: Fabric Doodle Flowers.

June: Types of Quilting: Mosaic Piecing, Wallpaper Piecing & Tube Piecing.


 



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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 27 Friday 2-4
March 18 Wednesday 10-12
April 21 Tuesday 2-4
May 22 Friday 4-6
June 3 Wednesday 4-6

(Charlotte, NC)
February 17 Tuesday 10-12
March 16 Monday 5:30-7:30
April 14 Tuesday 10-12
May 18 Monday 10-12
June 15 Monday 10-12


(Shelby, NC)
February 5 Thursday 2-4
March 26 Thursday 10-12
April 9 Thursday 6-8
May 7 Thursday 3:30-5:30

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have purchased machine from our stores.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 25 Wednesday 2-4
March 25 Wednesday 2-4
April 22 Wednesday 2-4
May 1 Friday 3-5
June 29  Monday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 3 Tuesday 2-4
March 5 Thursday 10-12
April 21 Tuesday 2-4
May 19 Tuesday 10-12
June 5 Friday 10-12


(Shelby, NC)
February 19 Thursday 3-5

March 26 Thursday 4-6
April 30 Thursday 9-11
May 28 Thursday 10-12
June 4 Thursday 1-3

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have purchased Bernina Version 7 Software from our stores.

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.

February: Quilt Labels.  Learn how to create beautiful quilt labels.

March: Multi Hooping. Come see how to sew designs large than your hoop.

April: Split Letter Monograms. We will create large letters that are split in the middle.
You can insert words or images into the split area.

May: Redwork. See how easy it is to create redwork designs for quilting.

June: Dimensional Embroidery.  Learn how to apply the new 3D dimensional embroideries.


 

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 28 Saturday 1-4
March 31 Tuesday 2-5
April 30 Thursday 1-4
May 30 Saturday 1-4
June  30 Tuesday 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
February 19 Thursday 4:30-7:30
March 19 Thursday 4:30-7:30
April 16 Thursday 4:30-7:30
May 13 Wednesday 2-6
June 6 Saturday 10-1


(Shelby, NC)
February 6 Friday 1-3

March 6 Friday 3:30-5:30
April 18 Saturday 9-1
May 8 Friday 1-4
June 26 Friday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 5.00 per month. Plus supplies.
You must have a Brother or Bernina machine purchased from our stores.

Class Description:
Each month we will make a new embroidery project. A great way to learn your embroidery machine.

Click on month to see project.

February: In the Hoop Fabric Postcards.

March: In the Hoop Scissor Case.

April: In the Hoop Springtime Garden Flag.

May: In the Hoop iPad Case.

June: In the Hoop Bible Cover.


 

Sewing Classes:




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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
February 18 & 25 Wednesday 10-12
June 17 & 24 Wednesday 10-12

(Charlotte, NC)
February 16 & 23 Mondays 10-12
May 4 & 11 Mondays 10-12
 
(Shelby, NC)
March 2 & 9 Monday 2-4
June 12 & 19 Friday 9-11

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 5 Thursday 10-12
June 29 Monday 2-4


(Charlotte, NC)
March 23 Monday 3-5
June 1 Monday 2-4


(Shelby, NC)
March 5 Thursday 1-3

June 4 Thursday 3-5

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.

 




Intermediate
Sewing:
Asymmetrical Apron

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 4, 11 & 18 Wednesdays 3-5

(Charlotte, NC)
March 2, 9 & 16 Mondays 3-5

(Shelby, NC)
April 30, May 7 & May 14 Thursdays 5:30-7:30

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies.
Class Description: Stylish with an unusual asymmetrical neckline and easy around-the-neck bodice with
a left side button closure. Ties in the back for a defined waistline. Make in two contrasting fabrics or one great print.
So easy to make, it may become your go-to handmade gift pattern. One size fits most.
 







Intermediate Sewing:
Friday Night Apron : 
Class Locations: 
 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)  
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
April 17, 24 & May 1 Friday 10-1

 
(Charlotte, NC)
April 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
February 19, 26 & March 5 Thursdays 5:30-8:30

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies 

Class Description:  This fitted apron fits comfortably sizes 4-14.






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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
June 12, 19 & 26 Fridays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)

June 8, 15 & 22 Mondays 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
February 13, 20 & 27 Friday 9-12

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)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC) 
January 21, 28 & February 4 Wednesday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
January 20, 27 & February 3 Tuesdays 10-1

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.


 


Trench Topper:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC) 
March 6, 13 & 20 Fridays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
March 6, 13 & 20 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Three coats, from classic to whimsical, take you anywhere with their versatile longer length.
All are encircled with a lower band to blend or punctuate. Seaming softly shapes them for a flattering fit.
Selections include topper with a spirited ensemble of pieced fabrics adorning the cuff and lower band
as well as a creatively placed pocket. Offered also is a 3/4 cuffed sleeve, mid-thigh length graced
with a snappy back belt. Lastly, a sumptuous rendition with asymmetric 3-button closure,
attached belt and daringly different bell sleeve. Sizes S-XL




Rainy Days Hooded Raincoat:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC) 
May  8, 15 & 22 Fridays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
May 8, 15 & 22 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Brighten the day with these sweet jacket designs - in laminated fabric for a lightweight lined raincoat
or in home dec fabric for a sunny day runabout. Multiple pocket styles, a generous hood & tons of finish details.
Four lengths to make in multiple sizes. XS-XXXL.





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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC) 
March 25, April 1 & 8 Wednesdays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
March 23, 30 & April 6 Mondays 10-1

Class Fee: $30.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Rose is a dress featuring a round yoke that is perfect for monograms, cutwork or other embroidery.
It has either short fitted sleeves edged with corded piping or long fitted sleeves, finished with a casing
and small elastic. The dress is softly gathered in front and is buttoned down the back with soft
gathers on each side. Rose may be shortened to tunic length. NOTE!! Dress may be made by serger if desired.
Suggested fabrics include quilting cottons, lawns, corduroy and pique. Sizes: 1-8


 
 
Pocketbooks:
 

    

 

Erica's Bag:

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

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

(Charlotte, NC)
April 13, 20 & 27 Mondays 3-6

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's Little Mermaid Beach Coverup:


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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
May 6, 13 & 20 Wednesdays 2-5

(Charlotte, NC)
May 7, 14 & 21 Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee: $35.00. Plus Supplies.
Machines must be purchased from one our three stores.

Class Description: Do you like Disney as much as we do? Come make this cute
Disney coverup complete with Little Mermaid embroidery.
This class is open only to Brother Disney machine owners.



 

 

Disney Embroidery Jeans:

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 4 & 11 Wednesdays 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
March 2 & 9 Mondays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
March 21 & 28 Saturday 10-1


Class Fee:$35.00. Plus Supplies.
Machines must be purchased from one our three stores.

Class Description: Bring a pair of jeans and we will transform them into
Beautiful Disney jeans.  Choose the character of you choice.


 

Brother ScanNCut:



 
 
 
Brother Scan & Cut Basics:
Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 6 Friday 2:30-4:30

(Shelby, NC)
 February 21 Saturday 9:30-11:30

(Charlotte, NC)
March 17 Tuesday 10:30-12:30


Class Fee: Free.
Scan and Cut must be purchased at one of our three stores to attend.


Class Description:  Come see what the buzz is all about. Bring your Scan and Cut
and we will start learning all about your new tool.  We will learn about all the screens and how to
import designs from ScanNCut Canvas.




 


Scan & Cut Sassy Flowers Table Runner:


Class Location:
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 28 & April 4 Saturdays 1-4

 (Charlotte, NC)
March 31, & April 7 Tuesdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
February 28 & March 7 Saturdays 9:30-11:30

Class Fee: $ 25.00 Plus Supplies.
Scan and Cut must be purchased at one of our three stores to attend.


Class Description:  Come join us in making the Sassy Flower Table Runner.
Pattern and sample design by Kathy Frye. Finished size 16" x 45."
We will use our scan and cut to create these beautiful pieced
and appliqued runners.




Burlap Art:

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

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
May 2 & 16 Saturdays 1-4

 (Charlotte, NC)
May 5 & 12 Tuesdays 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
May 16 & 23 Saturdays 9-11

Class Fee: $ 25.00 Plus Supplies.
Scan and Cut must be purchased at one of our three stores to attend.


Class Description:  In this class we will be make burlap wall art.
All appliques will be created using the Brother ScanNCut. This
project was created from the inspiration of Jenny Bartoy.




Springtime Paper Flowers:


Class Location:

Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
 
Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
April 29 Wednesday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
April 28 Tuesday 10-1

(Shelby, NC)
May 30 Saturday 9-11

Class Fee: $ 10.00 Plus Supplies.
Scan and Cut must be purchased at one of our three stores to attend.

Class Description: Turn paper into a beautiful flowers.




Miscellaneous:






Free Motion Thread Painting:
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 3 & 10 Tuesdays 2-4

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.





Bottoms Up Bobbin Work :
Class Location: 
Lee's Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
May 7 & 14 Thursdays 10-12

Class Fee: $ 45.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description:This class is the next class in Eve's free motion series.
Come learn how to use decorative threads for bobbin work.




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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
March 30 Monday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
March 28 Saturday 10-1


(Shelby, NC)
March 24 Tuesday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 20.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: .
We will learn how to satin and blanket stitch applique. 



Yo-Yo Tropical Twist :

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


Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
April 15 Wednesday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
April 9 Thursday 4:30-6:30


(Shelby, NC)
March 25 Wednesday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 20.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: .
A Collection of six Yo-Yo Designs with Tropical Flair.




Garment Bag :

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

Dates & Times:
(Hickory, NC)
May 6, 13 & 20 Wednesday 10-1

(Charlotte, NC)
April 24, May 1 & 8 Fridays 2-5

(Shelby, NC)
June 13, 20 & 27 Saturday 9-12


Class Fee: $ 30.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: .
Come make a quilted garment bag with ribbon closure.





Sew on the Go :
Class Location: 
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Dates & Times:
(Charlotte, NC)
May 14 & 21 Thursday 2-5

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: .
Sew On The Go by Cindy Taylor Oates features 5 projects that will
have you arriving at your sewing class or retreat organized and in style.




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.