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Class Descriptions for January 2020 classes are starting to post .
Schedule with  times will be completed my the end of December.



Kimberbell Event:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte:

Shelby:

Class Fee: $
               
Class Description:
At this four-hour Spark Event you'll create a classic zipper pouch, with scalloped quilting and eyelet lace. You'll also make an heirloom purse topped by a brass metal clasp. Made in 4X4 and 5X7 hoops, both event projects are classy for every generation. Each attendee will receive a Kimberbell project kit with fabric, and all the embellishments, plus full-color detailed instructions and design CD. Lunch Provided.

 

Kimberbell Bench Pillow of the Month
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Hickory:

Charlotte:

Shelby:

Class Fee: 

Class Description: This monthly series is so welcoming and inviting - in fact, you are going to love how this pillow series will look on a bench, sofa or even your bed! Great for gift giving too! We will work a month ahead, so you will be ready to decorate with a new bench pillow each month. Make one pillow and then change out the cover each month! Finished pillow size is 16" x 38".

 

OESD Embroidery Club
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Hickory:

Charlotte:

Shelby:

Class Fee: 

Class Description: Everyone knows OESD embroidery designs are wonderful. Come make some creative projects using their design collections.



April Project

Brother Embroidery Disney Club:
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Hickory:  February
                April  

Charlotte: February
                  April

Shelby: February
              April

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each week.  Plus kit fee. 

Class Policy:  This class is for Brother sewing machine owners.  Designs for class will be downloaded from Brother's Ibroidery site. These designs only work on Brother embroidery machines. This class is only for customers who have purchased machines from one of our three locations.   .

Class Description: 

February : We will be getting ready, for April showers, by making Disney umbrella's.

April:
   This project from Noodlehead's will take two weeks to complete. We will make these backpacks out of design weight fabrics and adorn with your favorite Disney characters.  Class cost is $ 20.00 since it is meets twice.              




















Kimberbell Exclusives Embroidery 

Class Locations:

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

Hickory: January
                March
                May
             

Charlotte: January
                March
                May
        

Shelby:   January
                March
                May
           

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each project. Plus Kit. 

Class Description:  Come join us in making some wonderful projects only available at  select Kimberbell retailers. These wonderful projects are exclusives to a handful of dealers.  I am sure you will not want to miss out on all the fun.

 








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

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free if purchased at one of three store locations.
$ 100.00 if not purchased at our store. You must complete mastery classes
before attending project classes. You only need to take this class once.

Class Description: Come learn about your new ScanNCut. 
All models are welcome.This is the first class in a series of mastery classes. 
You will learn all about the settings of the Scancut.  We will practice cutting
fabric, paper and vinyl.  Next, we will explore the drawing tools.  Finally,
we will spend some time in the editing and scanning windows.
You only need to take this class once.

 

 







                   
                                                  
             

ScanNCut Project Classes
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte: 

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each project. Plus Kit. ScanNCut must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.

Class Description:
 





ScanNCut Digital Cutter Vinyl Classes
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:
             

Shelby: 
            
 

Charlotte:
                 

Class Fee:  $ 10.00 each project. Plus Kit.  ScanNCut must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.

Class Description:





 




Brother ScanNCut Canvas Workspace
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte:
 
Class Fee:
  $ 10.00 if purchased at one of our three locations.
$ 100.00 if not purchased at our store.
You must complete mastery classes
before attending project classes. You only need to take this class once.


Class Description: Do you know how to use Brother's Scan-n-Cut Canvas?  This class will teach how to use this wonderful free program. A great way to expand the capabilities of the Scan-n-Cut. 

 







                   
                                                  
             

Make Your Own SVG Files
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:  $ 10.00 if purchased at one of our three locations.
$ 100.00 if not purchased at our store.
You must complete mastery classes
before attending project classes. You only need to take this class once

Class Description: Are you ready to learn how to make SVG files? SVG's are really fun to design and it's easier than you might think. Learn the basics for creating a
simple SVG  file in Inkscape. These files can be cut with your ScanNCut.

 








Kimberbell "Boardwalk Quilt":
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing Center (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:

Class Description: Take a leisurely stroll along a Vintage Boardwalk and “let your cares drift away!” The new feature quilt is a seaside resort of classic cars, tandem bikes, ‘50s-style bathing suits and more, stitched on 32 embroidered blocks. The hot dog stand sells a variety of treats for Summer Days, promoted on a dimensional, hanging sign. Stop by for an ice cream pop, followed by chenille cotton candy and refreshing sips of appliqué glitter soda! Flip-flops with Summer Pull Flowers are high fashion for the waterfront, and a chic beach bag holds all you need for a day under the chenille palm trees. While there, laugh at the crabs made of red Embroidery Leather, clinging to life preservers and dock ropes, while seagulls smirk from wooden posts above. From sunglasses to surfboards, our Vintage Boardwalk is a place to rewind the clock, slow the pace, and remember that “life is a beautiful ride!” Kit includes fabric for quilt top, binding, embellishment kit and EMBROIDERY pattern with CD. Finished Size: 44" x 60".


       


"Prairie Tracks" Beginner Quilting
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte: 

Shelby:

Class Fee:
               
Class Description:   Prairie Tracks Quilt Pattern combines the classic bear paw and tulip blocks for a fun twist on tradition. This pattern includes instructions on how to make this fun project in four sizes. Baby - 38" x 38" / Throw - 57" x 76"
Twin - 76" x 95" / Queen - 95" x 114"


Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte: 

Shelby:       

Class Fee: 

Class Description: If you’ve ever wanted to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, then you’ll love this book. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your home embroidery machine to get quilting results like you’d see from a long-arm quilter. Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine includes instructions for the Easy-Connect Quilting technique, the embroidery files needed to stitch out 10 quilting designs, and the Baby Sew Fast quilt pattern -- a project that’s a great size for perfecting technique.

Spring Blossoms In-the Hoop Applique
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte: 

Shelby:

Class Fee:
               
Class Description Spring Blossoms is an easy applique quilt with a touch of hand embroidery. The all-color pattern includes full size layout diagrams, reversed templates for fusible applique and SVG cut files to cut the applique shapes with your favorite electronic cutter, plus instructions for a runner and a pillow. Perfect for the confident beginner, Spring Blossoms finishes at 78” x 86”.


Beginner Applique Tea Towels
Traditional Raw Edge Fusible Machine Applique
Class Locations: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory

Charlotte: 

Shelby:

Class Fee: 

Class Description: If you have never appliqued, this class is for you. This class will be offered twice.  Design will be appliqued on a tea towel. January designs will penguins and March designs will be Easter peeps.


Live Each Season "Spring"
Traditional Raw Edge Fusible Machine Applique
Class Locations:Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

 

Charlotte:

 

Shelby:

 

Class Fee: 

Class Description: Buttermilk Basin has a new Block of the Month. " Live Each SeasonWe will complete the Spring 8" x 34" block out of wool felt. If you choose you can make the other  three rows and turn into a quilt.


Over- the-Edge Applique Spring & Summer Celebration
In the Hoop Embroidery Machine
Class Locations: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory

Charlotte: 

Shelby:

Class Fee: 

Class Description: It’s a Spring & Summer Celebration! Delight in the year’s warmest months with darling, over-the-edge designs for an apron, and tea towel. Beautiful Blooms are a wonderful way to welcome spring, while slices of applique melon are refreshing treats for your Sweet Summer. Dimensional elements include Crocheted Edge Trim, Vinyl, and Cute as a Button(s)!  Design pack also has project instruction for placemats. You will make both the apron and tea towels in class. Choose from the flower or watermelon design. You have both set of designs on your design disk.

Sewing Classes:





Sewing 101
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby: 

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Plus supplies.

Class Description: Today is the day to start sewing.  Learn how to make simple pillow covers.  You will be able to change out your pillows for any season. 

 


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

Charlotte: 

Class Fee: 

Class Description: Playing outside is only fun when you are warm and the Serendipity coat is designed to keep you warm – and looking good!
The Coat is sizes 6years -10years

 

 

 

 

Easy Pajama Pants
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby: 

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Plus supplies.

Class Description: These easy and comfortable pajama pants are a great
place to start with garment construction. Pants will be completed in class.

 


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

Hickory:

Shelby: 

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Pattern is $ 3.00. Fabric is extra.                    

Class Description: Come make this simple pillowcase. This class will teach you about seam allowances and finishing seams.

 


Reversible Crossover Bibs
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory :

Shelby:

Charlotte:

Class Fee:

Class Description: Keep your little ones clean with this classic double-sided bib that wraps around the neck and Velcros in front. Keep things simple by making a bib in two fun prints, or add an appliqué design. Choose from a monkey, bird, owl, tiger or flower to add some whimsy! Size: 6 months - 2T



Wonderland Dress
Class Locations:
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Charlotte: 

Class Fee: 

Class Description: The Wonderland dress is destined to be loved by girls of all ages. A dress with a more formal approach, Wonderland is suitable for a special occasion…think birthday parties, weddings, special dinners.
Sizes: 0-5 and 6-10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lark Tee
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte: 

Class Fee: 

Class Description:  With a modern, slim fit ideal for layering, the Lark Tee is your closet’s new best friend. It’s great on its own or under your favorite button up, sweater, or blazer. All four sleeves are interchangeable with each of the necklines resulting in 16 potential different tees in one pattern! Techniques involved include sewing with knits, straight seams, and attaching binding.

 

 

 

 

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

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte:


Class Fee: 

Class Description:  A mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket,
back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base.  This will be your
go-to bagfor everyday use! The handy short handles make for easy
grabbing and the crossbody keeps you hand free! This bag is great for
traveling and is perfect for keeping organized.  You'll love this tote!
Special features: front zippered pocket, top zipper for keeping
everything secure, back slip pocket,interior slip pocket, crossbody
adjustable strap, short handles for easy grab and go, reinforced base!
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate. 
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 10 1/2" wide (measured at base),
2 1/2" deep, 13" tall

 


New Owners Mastery Classes

New Owners Bernina Mastery 7 & 8 Series 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)


Hickory:

Shelby: 

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register.  

Class Description:   This class will help you learn all about your Bernina 7 or 8 series machine. We will cover the basics and functions of the machine.

New Owners Bernina Embroidery Mastery 7 & 8 Series 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register. 

Class Description:   This class will help you learn all about your Bernina 7 or 8 series machine. We will cover the basics and functions of the embroidery machine.

New Owners Bernina Mastery 2, 3, 4 & 5 Series 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:  

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register.  

Class Description:  This class will help you learn all about your Bernina 2, 3, 4  or 5 series machine. We will cover the basics and functions of the machine.
 


New Owners Bernina Embroidery Mastery 5 Series 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:  

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register.  

Class Description:  This class will help you learn all about your Bernina 5 series Embroidery machine. This class will cover all the functions of the embroidery unit.  We will, also, cover placement , threads,
downloading and stabilizers.
 


Bernina Q20 Sit-down & Q24 Longarm Quilting Machine 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

All  three locations are by appointment only.

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to make an appointment. .  

Class Description:
  This class will help you learn all about your Bernina Q series machine. This class will cover all the functions of the machine  We will, cover the additional accessories available.

New Owner Brother  Luminaire & Baby Lock Solaris Mastery Class
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:            

Shelby: 

Charlotte:
                 

Class Fee: Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our
three locations to register. 

Class Description:  Come learn all the new features of the Brother
Luminaire & the Baby Lock Solaris.  These machines are amazing!
 

 


New Owners Brother & Baby Lock Mastery 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:
 
Shelby:  

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  

Class Description:  This class will help you learn all about your Brother or
Baby Lock machine.  This class is not for Brother Dream or Baby Lock Density  machine owners. We will cover the basics and functions of the machine. 


New Owners Brother & Baby Lock Embroidery Mastery
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby: 

Charlotte:

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  

Class Description: 
This class will help you learn all about your Brother or Baby Lock Embroidery Machine. This class will cover all the functions of the
embroidery unit.  We will, also, cover placement , threads, downloading and stabilizers. This class is not for the following  models: Muti- Needles, Dream, Density, Persona or Alliance.  Embroidery only single needle machines are welcome.

Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:  

Charlotte:

Class Fee:   $ 100.00. Includes supplies.

Class Description: Not knowing how to use a machine can make sewing a challenge. This class is an introduction to all basic sewing machine brands. The class is for people needing help with machines not purchased at our stores. This class is not opened to embroidery machines. We will cover all components of your machine. This class is not for Bernina machines or upper end machines.You are welcome to call the stores to see if your model qualifies for the class.

New Owners Brother Persona  or Baby Lock Alliance Mastery 

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

Hickory: 

Shelby:
             
Charlotte: 

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  

Class Description: This class will help you learn all about your Brother Persona or Baby Lock Alliance. We will cover the different screens, functions of the machine, threading, stabilizers, downloading, and the hat hoop. 


New Owners Brother & Baby Lock 6 & 10 Needle Mastery 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:
 

 

Shelby: 

 

Charlotte:  

 

Class Fee:  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  

Class Description: This class will help you learn all about your Brother or 
Baby lock Multi-Needle Machine.  We will cover the  different screens, functions of the machine, threading, stabilizers, downloading, and the hat hoop.

New Owner Baby Lock Serger Mastery
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:  

Charlotte:

Class Fee:
  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 

Class Description:
Come learn about all the wonderful applications of you new serger.  We will explorer all the serger feet. 

New Owner Bernina, Brother & Juki Serger Mastery
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:  

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:
  Free. Machines must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 

Class Description:
Come learn how to thread and all the different stitches of your new serger.

 



New Owners Software Classes:

New Owners BES Lettering 
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: 

Shelby:   

Charlotte: 

Class Fee:  Free. Software must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.  

Class Description:  Come learn all about your BES Lettering.  You  must have software installed before Saturday class time.   This software works wonderful with all brands of machines and the Brother ScanNcut. If you need help installing, come in before class time for help.

New Owners Brother PE Design 11 or Baby Lock Palette
Basic Operation

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

Hickory :

Shelby : 

Charlotte :


Class Fee:  Free. Software must be purchased at one of our three locations to register.

Class Description:
This is a beginner class for Brother PE-Design or Baby
Lock 11. This will give you a great introduction of all the wonderful features in the software.





New Owners Bernina Version 8 Mastery
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory :

Shelby:

Charlotte

Class Fee:  Free. Software must be purchased at one of our three locations to register. 

Class Description: Come learn all about your Bernina Version 8 Software.  This class is a great introduction to your software.  You will 
learn all of  the amazing capabilities of the software.



All Other Software or Advance Training
Class Locations:

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

All  three locations are by appointment only.
This applies to the following software:
Floriani Total Control
Floriani Total Quilter
MacEmbroidery
Craft n Cut
Bernina Toolbox Software
Brother ScanNCut Models 650
Baby Lock Designer Gallery
All past software versions of PE-Design & Bernina Artista
Advance Software training on PE-Design or Artista Software

Class Fee:  Free. Software must be purchased at one of our three locations to make an appointment. .