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

Hickory: November 1 & 2 Friday & Saturday 10-4

Charlotte: November 8 & 9 Friday & Saturday 10-4

Shelby: November 5 & 6 Tuesday & Wednesday 10-4

Class Fee: $199.99. Event cost includes your Kimberbell project kit with fabric, and all the embellishments, plus full-color detailed instructions and design CD. Lunch Provided.  You will bring scissors, thread and embroidery machine.
               
Class Description:
Get festive and celebrate machine embroidery addiction! Enjoy six exclusive projects to deck your halls or gift for others to create in just two days. Create a quilted wreath pillow, gingerbread cinch sack, a fully-lined peppermint twist zipper pouch, and a few other projects. Cue the holiday playlist, Improve your embroidery skills, learn new techniques, and brighten your holiday with Kimberbell.

 

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


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Charlotte:

Shelby:

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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:

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Class Description: Everyone knows OESD embroidery designs are wonderful. Come make some creative projects using their design collections. There will be six club sessions a year.




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

Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:  November 7 Thursday 10-1

Shelby:  November 4 Monday 10-1

Charlotte:  November 1 Friday 1:30-4:30

Class Fee: $ 10.00 each project. 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: 

November: Join your fellow Mouseketeers to make hooded bath towels. Choose form all your favorite characters: Mickey, Minnie, Tinker Bell, Elsa, Anna, Goofy or many more.        

          

    








Kimberbell Exclusives Embroidery 
Class Locations:

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

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Charlotte:         

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Class Fee: $ 10.00 each project. Plus Kit. 

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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.
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.

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

Hickory: October 14 Monday 10-1
               December 2 Monday 10-1

Shelby:  October 22 Tuesday 11-2 or 2:30-5:30
            
  December 3 Tuesday 10-1

Charlotte: October 5 Saturday 1:30-4:30
                  December 3 Tuesday 10-1

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

Class Description:

October Project: Ceramic Tile Scene. Ceramic Tiles will turn into beautiful Christmas scenes.

December Project:  Mason Jar Luminaries. Light up the night with seasonal
luminaire. A great gift.

 




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

Hickory:

Shelby:

Charlotte:

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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)

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Home Grown Quilt
Class Locations:
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Shelby: September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21 & 28
              Mondays 10-1


Class Fee: $ 100.00. Plus supplies.
               
Class Description:   What is more important than family? This charming quilt by Nancy Halvorsen from Art to Heart celebrates all that is good in a family and the values that keep families together. The quilt is all machine appliqued. Finished size 65' x 65."

Kimberbell "Make Yourself  at Home Quilt":
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: September 12,19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 Thursdays 10-1

Charlotte:  September 11,18,25 October 2,9,16, 23 & 30 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 100.00.  Kit $ 200.00  Kit includes fabric for quilt top, binding, embellishment kit & CD with instruction booklet for the embroidery pattern.  

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″

       



Custom 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:       

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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.


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

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Sewing Classes:

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

Hickory:  August 22 Thursday 10-12

Shelby:   August 19 Monday 3-5

Charlotte: August 21 Wednesday 10-12

Class Fee:   $ 20.00. Plus Supplies. 

Class Description: In this class we will learn how to thread your machine and wind a bobbin.  We will practice sewing straight. Also, learn about seam allowances, basting and reverse sewing. We will also look at the different stitch selections on your machine.

Sewing 101 Part 1
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: August 7 Wednesday 2-4

Shelby:  August 19 Monday 10-12

Charlotte: August 14 Wednesday 2-4

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Plus supplies.

Class Description: This class is an introduction to sewing.  We will cover
your machine and accessories.  We will learn the following: parts of machine, threading, winding a bobbin, sewing a straight line and cutting.
You will make a basic square pillow.

 

 


Sewing 101 Part 2 "Pillowcases"
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: August 2 Friday 2-4

Shelby:  August 7 Wednesday 2-4

Charlotte: August 2 Friday 10-12

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Plus supplies.Pillowcase pattern $ 3.00.
                    Plus Supplies. 

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

 


Sewing 101 Part 3 "Easy Pajama Pants"
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:  August 19 Monday 3-5:30

Shelby:  August 5 Monday 2-5:30

Charlotte:  August 9 Friday 10-1:30

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.

 


Easy Knit Loungewear or Sleepwear
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory: August 15 & 22 Thursdays 2-4

Charlotte: September 20 & 27 Fridays 2-4

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Pattern $ 11.99. Plus Supplies.

Class Description:  Be cozy in these loose-fitting, pullover tops that have
neckbands and full-length sleeves with sleeve bands.  Short and pants have
waistband with elastic. A great way to learn more about your serger.

 

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: September 16 Monday 10-12

Shelby:  September 17 Tuesday 3-5

Charlotte: September 10 Tuesday 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 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: September 23 Monday 10-12

Shelby:  September 24 Tuesday 3-5

Charlotte:  September 17 Tuesday 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 Bernina 7 or 8 series machine. We will cover the basics and functions of the embroidery machine.

New Owners Bernina E16 Embroidery 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 16 embroidery machine. This class will cover all the functions of the machine  We will, also, cover placement , threads,
downloading and stabilizers.

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:  September 16 Monday 2-4

Shelby:   September 11 Wednesday 2-4

Charlotte: September 10 Tuesday 2-4

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:  September 23 Monday 2-4

Shelby:   September 9 Monday 3-5

Charlotte:  September 17 Tuesday 2-4

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: September 30 & October 7 Mondays 10-12           

Shelby:  September 5 & 12Thursdays 3-5

Charlotte: September 12 & 19 Thursdays 3-5
                  September 28 Saturday 3-4:30 (New to Mastery Class Scanner Option)

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: September 12 Thursday 3-5
 
Shelby:   September 11 Wednesday 10-12

Charlotte: September 18 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 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:  September 19 Thursday 3-5

Shelby:  September 18 Wednesday 10-12

Charlotte: September 25 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 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.

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:  August 1 Thursday 2-4

Shelby: August 14 Thursday 2-4
             
Charlotte:  August 7 Wednesday 2-4

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:
  September 3 Tuesday 10-12 

 

Shelby:  September 4 Wednesday 10-12

 

Charlotte:   September 3 Tuesday 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 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:  September  3 Tuesday 2-4

Shelby:   September 6 Friday 10-12

Charlotte:  September 6 Friday 2-4

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:  September 5 Thursday 10-12

Shelby:   September 4 Wednesday 2-4

Charlotte:  September 4 Wednesday 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:   August 2 Friday 10-11:30

Shelby:    August 6 Tuesday 10-11:30

Charlotte:  August 10 Saturday 2-3:30

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 : May 24 & 31 Fridays 2-3:30
                July 10 & 17 Wednesdays 2-3:30

Shelby :  May 3 & 10 Fridays 2-3:30
               July 13 & 20 Saturdays 9-10:30

Charlotte :
May 4 & 11 Saturdays 1:30-3
                  June 15 & 22 Saturdays 1:30-3


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.





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. .  


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

Hickory : May 6 & 13 Mondays 10-11:30
                July 17 & 24 Wednesdays 4-5:30

Shelby: April 25 & May 2 Thursdays 9-10:30
              July 9 & 16 Tuesdays 1-2:30

Charlotte: May 4 Saturday 3:30-5 & May 25 Saturday 1:30-3
                  August 10 Saturday 3:30-5

 

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.