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Kimberbell Day At the Fair
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Hickory: May 2 Saturday 10-4

Charlotte: May 2 Saturday 10-4

Shelby: May 7 Thursday 10-4

Class Fee:  $ 99.99. Lunch Provided.

Class Description: Come one, come all to a Day at the Fair! Kimberbell’s one-day machine embroidery event includes three prizeworthy projects with a fair theme. Transform a Buffalo Check Tote into a Blue Ribbon Pie Carrier, topped with a delectable, over-the-edge cherry pie! Then whip up your First Prize Preserves Tea Towel, available in two sizes and jam-packed with dimensional details such as Mylar strawberries, Applique Glitter, and more. Our Best in Show Hen Oven Mitt is really something to crow about, with three sizes and two side pockets for your fingers and thumb. All projects are made in a 5x7 and 6x10 hoop with a variety of techniques. There’s something for everyone at Kimberbell’s Day at the Fair!




Garden Party By OESD:  

Date & Time: Friday March 27 10-4
                      Saturday March 28 10-4
                      (You attend both days)


Class Location: To be announced

Class Fee: $199.99          

Class Description:
A TWO DAY Embroidery Event FILLED WITH EMBROIDERY, FRIENDS,
& FUN!!! In this two day event, you’ll create six different projects, plus
you’ll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects
more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide
variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right
productsfor most any type of project.Two fun-filled days of hands-on projects
with exciting OESD designs!

What’s included:

  • Exclusive Garden Party embroidery collection only available to
  • attendees of the event.
  • Step-by-step handouts for all projects in full color
  • USB with all class project handouts and designs
  • Door prizes and giveaways
  • Goody bag containing complete kits for ALL 6 projects, thread and other  goodies for EVERY attendee!
  • Trunk Show of beautiful embroidery projects
  • Exciting product offers available ONLY to event attendees!

 

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


Hickory:
(January 28, Tuesday 10-1 Valentine)    (February 25, Tuesday 10-1 Kite)
(March 31, Tuesday 10-1 Spring)           (April 28, Tuesday 10-1 Flowers)
(May 19, Tuesday 10-1 Watermelon)     (June 30, Tuesday 10-1 America)
(July 28,  Tuesday 10-1 Houses)           (August 25, Tuesday10-1 Owl)
(September 29, Tuesday 10-1 Boo)       (October 27, Tuesday 10-1 Gather)
(Nov. 3, Tuesday 10-1 Wreaths)            (Nov. 17, Tuesday 10-1 Penguins)  
 

Charlotte:
(January 28, Tuesday 10-1 Valentine)    (February 25, Tuesday 10-1 Kite)
(March 31, Tuesday 10-1 Spring)           (April 28, Tuesday 10-1 Flowers)
(May 19, Tuesday 10-1 Watermelon)     (June 30, Tuesday 10-1 America)
(July 28,  Tuesday 10-1 Houses)           (August 25, Tuesday10-1 Owl)
(September 29, Tuesday 10-1 Boo)       (October 27, Tuesday 10- Gather)
(Nov. 3, Tuesday 10-1 Wreaths)            (Nov. 17, Tuesday 10-1 Penguins)

Shelby:
(January 27, Monday 10-1 Valentine)    (February 24, Monday 10-1 Kite)
(March 30, Monday 10-1 Spring)           (April 27, Monday 10-1 Flowers)
(May 18, Monday 10-1 Watermelon)     (June 29, Monday 10-1 America)
(July 27,  Monday 10-1 Houses)           (August 31, Monday 10-1 Owl)
(September 28, Monday 10-1 Boo)       (October 26, Monday 10-1 Gather)
(Nov. 2, Monday 10-1 Wreaths)            (Nov. 30, Monday 10-1 Penguins)  
 

Class Fee:  $ 120.00. Plus Kits.

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".

"Hoppy" Easter Bench Pillow
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory : February 4 & 11 Tuesdays 10-1

Shelby: February 3 & 10 Mondays 10-1

Charlotte February 4 & 11 Tuesdays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Embroidery CD $ 24.95. Fabric kit extra.

Class Description: Peek-a-boo bunnies and downy chicks join the parade of pretty pastels for Kimberbell’s newest release in our popular Bench Pillow Series. The “Hoppy” Easter Bench Pillow features pieced and appliqued blocks with darling dimensional elements. We love the polka dot glitter eggs and fringed fluff for wings on the just-hatched chickens. Floppy bunny ears are stitched separately, then attached to each adorable face under the applique in both sewing and machine embroidery patterns. Sprouting copper carrots are made from glitter applique too, with loops of green ribbon forming the carrot tops. Approximate size: 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 26 Wednesday 10-1
                April 15 & 22  Wednesdays 10-1 

Charlotte: February 26 Wednesday 10-1
                April 8 & 15 Wednesdays 10-1 

Shelby: February 28 Friday 10-1
              April
17 & 24 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each week.  Plus kit fee. 
April Project:  Range Backpack Pattern $ 9.00. Plus Fabric.

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: March 3 Tuesday 10-1  Peek-a-boo Bunny Tea Towel
               May 27 Wednesday 
10-1  Whimsy Flower Cinch Bag            

Charlotte: March 12 Thursday Faberge Egg Cutwork Ornament
                  May
27 Wednesday Butterfly Wishes Watercolor Card       

Shelby:   March 2 Monday 10-1 So “Hoppy” Bunny Ears Cinch Bag
                May 28 Thursday 10-1
Redwork Pincushion      

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: March 2 Monday 3-5

Shelby:  March 3 Tuesday 3-5

Charlotte: March 3 Tuesday 3-5

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.





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

Hickory: March 19 Thursday 10-12
                May 11 Monday 10-12 

Shelby: March 25 Wednesday 10-12
              May 12 Tuesday 10-12

Charlotte: March 19 Thursday 10-12
                 
May 28 Thursday 3-5
 
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: April 24 Friday 10-12
               June 1 Monday 10-12

Shelby: April 25 Saturday 10-12
              June 2 Tuesday 10-12

Charlotte: April 25 Saturday 2-4
                 June 6 Saturday 2-4

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.

 





                                      
                                                           

                                   
               
                                                  
             

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

Hickory: February 13 Thursday 10-12 Snowman Gift Boxes
              April 27 Monday 10-12 Metal Gift Cards
              June 25 Thursday 10-12
Paper Piercing
             

Shelby: February 11 Tuesday 10-12 Snowman Gift Boxes
              April 28 Tuesday 10-12 Metal Gift Cards
              June 23 Tuesday 10-12 Paper Piercing
         

Charlotte: February 10 Monday 10-12 Snowman Gift Boxes
                 April 27 Monday 10-12 Metal Gift Cards          
                June 22 Monday 3-5 Paper Piercing
             

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each project. Plus Supplies. You must
have completed the Brother ScanNCut Mastery Class at
our stores to be eligible to take project classes. If you did not
purchase your ScanNCut from our stores;the certificate
of completion of the Brother ScanNCut Mastery Class will
make you eligible for classes. 

Class Description:
February: This month we will make a paper craft using
the drawing tool. These cute boxes are a great idea to give
with a some hot cocca mix or a special Winter treat. 

April: Time to branch out and see what else your ScanNCut
will do.  This month we will cover embossing.  We will
Emboss on Metal.  You will need the embossing tools. 
Special price for class.
All models of the ScanNCut Do Not have the capability
to Emboss.


June: Come see learn what beautiful paper items you can
create with Paper Piercing. We will create stationary. You will
need the Paper Piercingtool. Special price for class.
All models of the ScanNCut Do Not have the capability
to Paper Pierce.

 


                 

 
 March Project Easter Shirts


  
      May Vinyl Garden Flags







ScanNCut Digital Cutter Vinyl Classes

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

Hickory:
March 23 Monday 10-1 or 2-5 Easter Shirts
May 18 Monday 10-12:30 or 2-4:30 Burlap Garden Flags

Shelby:
March 24 Tuesday 10-1 or 2-5 Easter Shirts
May 19 Tuesday 10-12:30 or 2-4:30 Burlap Garden Flags
 
            

Charlotte:
March 17 Tuesday 10-1 Easter Shirts
May 11 Monday
10-12:30 Burlap Garden Flags
             

Class Fee:  $ 10.00 each project. Plus Supplies. You must have completedthe Brother ScanNCut Mastery Class at our stores to be eligible to take project classes. If you did not purchase your ScanNCut from our stores;the certificate of completion of the Brother ScanNCut Mastery Class will make you eligible for classes.

Class Description:

March: This month we will use HTV to create Easter Shirts. You will need to bring a shirt. You can select the design. Learn how to create multiple colors and work more with Canvas.

May: This month we will use HTV to create Burlap Garden Flags.  We will practice layering in Canvas.















Kimberbell "Make Yourself at Home Quilt":
Class Location:
Lee Furniture & Sewing Center (Shelby, NC)

Shelby: January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 12, 19 & April 2
              Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 100.00. Kit Fee. $ 200.00.

Class Description: Kimberbell’s all-new decorative quilt features a cheerful assortment of applique and embroidered blocks including homes of all shapes and sizes, a cozy couch, sofa, and loveseat, floor lamps, chenille potted plants, and sweet sentiments. You’ll learn fun embroidery techniques and enjoy traditional piecing with each block. With over more than 20 embroidered blocks you can choose between eight embroidered houses—from your first apartment building, to a two-story in the suburbs, then grandpa and grandma’s farmhouse, even a retro RV. Traditional quilt blocks include pinwheels, a large windmill star, flying geese, plus stars to frame the embroidered sentiment blocks.Pieced picture blocks include the tall floor lamp, sofa, and apartment building.Delight in every detail like polka-dot glitter lamp shades with fringe borders, chenille succulent stems, and ribbon flowers. Flexi foam add soft dimension to the couch cushions. Mylar and vinyl brighten the lampposts and house windows. Use twine for the lamp pulls and to string the quilted pennants together. Sew the darling adornments too like the miniature quilt and bench pillows you’ll find in the companion embellishment kit.
 
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: February 21 March 6 & 20 April 3 Fridays 10-1

Charlotte: March 9 & 23 April 6 & 20 Mondays 10-1

Shelby: March 9 & 23 April 6 & 20 Mondays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 55.00. Pattern $ 12.00 Fabric and supplies extra. Fabric price
varies depending on the size of quilt and fabric you select. 
               
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"

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

Hickory: April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 May 7, 14 & 21 Thursdays 10-1 

Charlotte:  April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 May 7, 14 & 21 Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 100.00. Kit Fee $ 200.00

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".


       



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: May 5 & 12 Tuesdays 10-1

Charlotte: May 5 & 12 Tuesdays 10-1

Shelby: May 4 & 11 Mondays 10-1       

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Book with CD $ $35.00. Plus Fabric. 

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: June 2, 9 16 & 23 Tuesdays 10-1

Charlotte:  June 1, 8, 15 & 22 Mondays 10-1

Shelby: June 1, 8, 15 & 22 Mondays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 55.00 Embroidery Applique CD $ 45.00. Plus Fabrics.
               
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 Twirl into 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: February 24 Monday 10-1

Charlotte:  February 27 Thursday 10-1

Shelby: February 25 Tuesday 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 20.00.  Pattern $ 10.00. Plus Fabric kit.

Class Description: Whether you twirl, spin or dance into Spring, you'll enjoy
creating this fun and easy applique. This is traditional fusible web applique.
This class is for the beginner.  You will learn satin and blanket stitch
applique.



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: April 1 & 8 Wednesdays 10-1

Charlotte: March 2 & 16 Mondays 10-1

Shelby: March 23 & April 6 Mondays 2-5

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Pattern $ 9.95. Plus Fabric Kit. 

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.


Going Places Applique with Yo-Yo Accents
Traditional Raw Edge Fusible Machine Applique
Class Locations: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory: March 30 Monday 10-1

Charlotte: March 30 Monday 10-1

Shelby: March 31 Tuesday 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Pattern $ 9.00. Plus  Fabric and Tea Towel.

Class Description: These cute applique tea towels are traditional raw edge. 
The pattern has six travel designs that include a golf cart, bicycle, motorcycle,
car, sailboat, and camper.  All of the patterns are accented with yo-yo's. 




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: July 23 & 30 Thursdays 10-1

Charlotte: July 23 & 30 Thursdays 10-1

Shelby: June 17 & 24 Wednesday 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Embroidery CD $ 39.95. Plus Supplies.

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: February 5 Wednesday 3-5

Shelby:  February 26 Wednesday 10-12

Charlotte: February 5 Wednesday 3-5

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: January 31, February 7 & 14 Fridays 1-4

Class Fee:  $ 35.00. Pattern. $ 12.95 . Plus Fabric.

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: April 16 Thursday 2-5

Shelby: April 17 Friday 2-5

Charlotte:  April 17 Friday 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Book $ 15.00. 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: April 23 Thursday 2-4

Shelby: April 24 Friday 2-5

Charlotte: April 24 Friday 4-6

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 : May 1 & 8 Fridays 10-1

Shelby: April 21 & 28 Tuesdays 1-4

Charlotte: May 4 & 18 Mondays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Pattern $ 12.99. Plus fabric .

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: February 5, 12 & 19 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 35.00. Pattern. $ 12.95 . Plus Fabric.

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

Hickory: April 14 & 21 Tuesdays 10-1

Shelby: May 1 & 8 Fridays 10-1

Charlotte: May 1 & 8 Fridays 1-3

Class Fee:  $ 25.00 . Pattern $ 18.00. Plus Fabric.

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: May 6, 13 & 20 Wednesdays 10-1

Shelby: May 15, 22 & 29 Fridays 10-1

Charlotte:
May 6, 13 & 20 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 35.00 . Pattern is $ 9.00. Plus fabric & supplies.

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

 


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

Hickory: June 4, 11 & 18 Thursdays 10-1

Shelby: June 5, 12 & 19 Fridays 10-1

Charlotte:
June 5, 12 & 19 Fridays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 35.00.  Kit $ 39.99 Includes Pattern, seat belt webbing, and
strap hardware.  You will also need to purchase lining fabric, interfacing and
zippers.

Class Description:  The Roundabout Bag is a customized bag made of seat
belt webbing! Seat belt webbing is shimmery and luxurious, yet extremely
durable and easy to clean and to sew!  The Roundabout is a roomy, cross
body bag that is customizable with two size options and up three color of
seat belts. It features a"braid" design on the front and back as well as an
adjustable strap.  The zipped top helps to keep items secure.  On the inside,
divided and zipped pockets provide plenty of storage. The bag is perfect for
the gal on the go! Matching wallet will complete the ensemble.
Skill level: Advanced Intermediate
Finished sizes:
Small:  9 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2″
Large:  11 x 10 x 2


 


Fabric Rope Baskets
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory: April 7 Tuesday 10-1
 
Shelby:   April 3 Friday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 20.00. Pattern $ 3.50. Plus Supplies.

Class Description:  Have a look at these awesome bowls, made from just clothesline and fabric. You can use 10" squares, yardage, or scraps. What a sweet hostess or housewarming gift idea, too, and they are roomy enough to hold more gift items. Make up a set to match any decor, or for holiday decorating.

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:  March 4 & 11 Wednesday 10-12
                May 6 & 13 Wednesdays 3-5

Shelby:  March 11 & 18 Wednesdays 3-5
               May 9 Saturdays 9-1              

Charlotte: March 4 & 11 Wednesday 10-12
                  May 6 & 13 Wednesdays 3-5

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: March 11 Wednesday 2-4
               May 20 Wednesday 3-5

Shelby: March 25 Wednesday 3-5
              May 16 Saturday 9-11

Charlotte: March 11 Wednesday 2-4
               May 20 Wednesday 3-5


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  & Bernette 77 & 79                      
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:  January 16 Thursday 10-12
                March 3 Tuesday 2:30-4:30
                May 15 Friday 10-12

Shelby: January 15 Wednesday 10-12
              March 21 Saturday 9-11
              May 5 Tuesday 9-11

Charlotte: January 16 Thursday 10-12
                March 10 Tuesday 10-12
                May 1 Friday 4-6


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, 5
or Bernette 77 & 79 machine. We will cover the basics and functions of the machine.
 


New Owners Bernina Embroidery Mastery 5 Series &
Bernette
70 & 79
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:  January 23 Thursday 2-5
                 March 10 Tuesday 2:30-4:30
                 May 15 Friday 2-4

Shelby: January 22 Wednesday 10-12
              March 21 Saturday 11-1
              May 5 Tuesday 11-1

Charlotte: January 16 Thursday 12-2
                 March 10 Tuesday 12-2
                 May 8 Friday 4-6


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:  January 24 & 31 Fridays 3-5
                 March 12 & 19 Thursdays 3-5
                 May 22 & 29 Fridays 10 -12   

Shelby: January 15 & 22 Wednesdays 2-5
              March 4 & 11 Wednesdays 10-12
              May 6 & 13 Wednesdays 3-5   
 

Charlotte: January 15 & 22 Wednesdays 2-5
              March 18 & 25 Wednesdays 3-6
              May 15 & 22 Fridays 3-6

                 

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: January 21 Tuesday 10-12
               March 4 Wednesday 2-4
               May 22 Friday 2-4 
 
Shelby:  January 29 Wednesday 10-12
               March 20 Friday 10-12
               May 20 Wednesday 3-5

Charlotte: January 24 Friday 10-12
               March 18 Wednesday 10-12
               May 15 Friday 10-12


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:  January 21 Tuesday 2-4
                 March 18 Tuesday 2-4
                 May 29 Friday 2-4

Shelby:  February 5 Wednesday 10-12
               March 20 Friday 2-4
               May 27 Wednesday 3-5

Charlotte: January 31 Friday 10-12
                 March 25 Wednesday 10-12
                 May 22 Friday 10-12


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
(Machines Not purchased at our Stores)

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

Hickory: January 29 Wednesday 3-5
                April 6 Monday 10-12
               

Shelby:  January 24 Friday 10-12
               April 8 Wednesday 3-5   
     
Charlotte: January 24 Friday 3-5
                  April 29 Wednesday 3-5


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.

Getting to Know Your Embroidery Machine
(Machines Not purchased at our Stores)

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

Hickory: January 22 Wednesday 10-12
                April 20 Monday 3-5
               

Shelby:  January 23 Thursday 10-12
               April 7 Tuesday 10-12

     
Charlotte: January 21 Tuesday 10-12
                April 15 Wednesday 3-5


Class Fee:  $ 250.00. Includes supplies.

Class Description: Not knowing how to use a embroidery machine can
make embroidery a challenge. This class is an introduction to your
embroidery machine. We will cover hooping, stabilizers, downloading,
design placement,  editing and and all the different screens on your
embroidery machine. This class is for all basic Brother embroidery
machines. 
This class applies to Brother models PE-770 and Brother PE-800.
It also covers most SE models. 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:  January 10 Friday 10-12
                 March 5 Thursday 10-12
                 May 1 Friday 3-5

Shelby: January 17 Friday 10-12
              April 2 Thursday 3-5
              May 29 Friday 3-5
         
Charlotte: January 13 Monday 10-12
                 March 2 Monday 3-5
                 May 4 Monday 3-5


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:
  January 7 Tuesday 10-12
                 March 10 Tuesday 10-12

                 May 27 Wednesday 3-5

Shelby: January 17 Friday 2-4
              March 19 Thursday 2-4
              May 11 Monday 2-4

Charlotte: January 9 Thursday 10-12
                 March 9 Monday 3-5

                 May 11 Monday 3-5

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:  January 22 Wednesday 2-4
                 March 18 Wednesday 10-12

Shelby: January 30 Thursday 2-4
              March 9 Monday 2-4
             
Charlotte: January 23 Thursday 10-12
                 March 24 Tuesday 10-12


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:  January 9  Thursday 10-12
                March 25 Wednesday 10-12

Shelby:  January 16 Thursday  2-4
               March 2 Monday 2-4

Charlotte: January 10  Friday 10-12
                  March 20 Friday 10-12


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:  February 10 Monday 10-12
                April 10 Friday 10-12

Shelby: February 4 Tuesday 10-12  
              April 8 Wednesday 10-12

Charlotte:  February 6 Thursday 10-12
                   April 7 Tuesday 10-12


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 : February 3 & 10 Monday 2-4
                April 17 & 24 Friday 2-4

Shelby :  February 5 & 12 Wednesdays 2-4
                March 31 &  April 7 Tuesdays 2-4

Charlotte :
February 1 & 8 Saturdays 2-4
                   April 23 & 30 Thursdays 5-7


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 : February 20 & 27 Thursdays 2-4
                April 27 & May 4 Monday 2-4

Shelby: February 1 & 8 Saturdays 9-11
              April 4  Saturday 9-1   

Charlotte:  February 13 & 20 Thursday 2-4
                  April 2 & 9 Thursdays 3-5
                 

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.



BES Lettering Auto Applique
Class Locations:

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

Hickory : April 4 Saturday 1-4

Shelby: March 10 Tuesday 10-1

Charlotte:  April 21 Tuesday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Software must be purchased at one of our three
locations to register. 

Class Description: So you have this wonderful software, and would like to
learn more about the applique feature.  Come see home to implement the
applique wizard to create appliques your sewing machine will automatically
sew around. 



 


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

Hickory : May 4 Monday 10-1

Shelby: April 22 Wednesday 10-1

Charlotte:  May 28 Thursday 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Software must be purchased at one of our three
locations to register.


Class Description: So you have this wonderful software, and would like to
learn more about the applique feature.  Come see home to implement the
applique wizard to create appliques your sewing machine will automatically
sew around. 




Brother PE-Design 11 or BabyLock Palette 11
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory : May 9 Saturday 1-4

Shelby: April 29 Wednesday 9-12

Charlotte: May 16 Saturday 1-4

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Software must be purchased at one of our three
locations to register.


Class Description: So you have this wonderful software, and would like to
learn more about the applique feature.  Come see home to implement the
applique wizard to create appliques your sewing machine will automatically
sew around. 






Lee's Creative Sewing Class Information


Class Guidelines and Policy :
All classes at Lee's Creative Sewing require registration ahead of time. Classes must be paid for in advance to reserve your spot for the class. If you do not pay
for the, class when you you sign up, you are considered on the waiting list.  Classes fill fast. Register early to avoid disappointment. Classes are designed
around you bringing your machine to class.  This allows you to learn about your machine. However, if you have a disability or unable to carry your machine,
machine rental is available. If you need to rent a machine for class; this needs to be arranged ahead of time.  Rental rates depend on machine.  Rentals
come on a first come bases. All machine brands are welcome in our classroom. No children are allowed in classes. If you bring your cell phone to class
please be considerate of others and put it on vibrate/silent prior to class. All classes start at the designated time and begin wrapping up ten minutes prior
to the scheduled end of class.


Class Cancellation:
Lee's Creative Sewing  reserves the right to cancel any class if the minimum enrollment is not met.  We will cancel a class one week ahead of time if 
minimum is not met. Sometimes classes cancel due to unforeseen circumstances including illness, weather, etc. If possible, we will reschedule the class
later. You will have the choice of transferring to the next class or a refund. Lee's Creative Sewing is happy to refund a class fee if student cancels one
week ahead of time. There is no refund if student cancels within the week of class or does not show up.

Supply Policy:
Class fees are for instruction only and do not include materials for class, unless otherwise stated.  All fabrics, books, patterns or specialty rulers for
class must be purchased at Lee's Creative Sewing.
When you purchase your supplies from our shop,  we may continue to bring you the best
experience in machine education and service. We appreciate your support of our shop!