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New Sewing Classes Added.
Please call the stores direct to sign-up.

Charlotte: 704-542-8760    Hickory 828-327-6888   Shelby: 704-487-5224





Mixed Bouquet Quilt:
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Shelby: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1 Wednesdays 10-1
             Classes added May 9 Wednesday 10-1 & May 24 Friday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 55.00. Pattern $12.00.  Fabric and supplies extra.

Class Description:The Mixed Bouquet Quilt by Sandy Gervais of Pieces from My Heart features a sampler of pieced flowers and traditional quilt blocks. Finished size is 68 1/2" x 83 1/2".



Lori Holt's Quilter's Cottage Quilt :
Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Locations & Dates:
Charlotte:  April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 26 Wednesday 10-1
                  (The week of June 19 intentionally skipped.)
                  
Class Fee: $ 125.00 for nine weeks. Book $ 23.00.  Fabric kit extra.

Class Description: Imagine living in this quilter’s cottage, with flowers on the gate and quilts drying on the line. Lori Holt’s new quilt, the Quilter’s Cottage, is a sweet reminder that home is where the heart is, so make it beautiful! Book includes instructions for the 74.5” x 89” Quilter’s Cottage quilt and a few coordinating projects.This quilt is sewn with traditional piecing techniques.  There is no paper piecing or applique needed. 


Ebb & Flow Quilt:
Skill Level: Intermediate


Class Location & Dates:
Hickory:  May 8,15, 22 & 29 Wednesdays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $ 55.00.  Pattern: $ 12.00. Fabric and supplies extra.

Class Description:
The Ebb and Flow Quilt by Sandy Gervais of Pieces from My Heart is fat eighth friendly and features pieced blocks that create a curved effect. Finished size is 77" x 77".





Garden Quilt:
Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Locations & Dates:
Shelby: May 30, June 6, 13, & 27, July 11 Thursdays 10-1
            (Week of June 20th & July 4th skipped)

Class Fee:  $60.00. Pattern Download $ 12.00.  Plus fabric.    

Class Description:  


Feeling Crabby:
Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
June 4, 11, 18 & 25 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: Class Fee; $ 55.00. Pattern $ 12.50

Class Description: Feeling Crabby Quilt Pattern features a collection of cute crabs scuttling across the sand. Piece these charming crustaceans with a selection of pretty prints in your favorite collection to create a nautical addition to any room. Finished size: 51" x 58

 



T-Shirt Quilt:
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: June 13, 27, July 11 & 18 Thursdays 10-1
               Week of June 20 & July 4 skipped)

Hickory: August 5, 12 19 & 26 Mondays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $ 55.00.  Pattern: $ 9.00 Fabric and supplies extra.

Class Description: Take all those shirts that have significance in your life and turn them into a memory quilt!


Elizabeth Hartman's "Beehive" Quilt:
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte:  July 9, 16, 23 & 30 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee:  $55.00.  Pattern $ 12.00  Plus fabric.            

Class Description: This pattern includes instructions for two quilt sizes and a quilted pillow cover featuring 6" x 13" patchwork bee blocks. The two quilt projects also feature a 14" x 14" patchwork beehive.These busy patchwork bees and their hive are made using conventional piecing techniques. Pre-cut friendly with no templates or paper piecing! Select your color way.

Pillow: 24" x 24".  Small Quilt: 59" x 63"  Large Quilt: 73" x 71".

 

 


Fall Gatherings:
Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
July 9, 16, 23 30, August 6 & 13 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30
(Starting project early to have completed for Fall.)

Class Fee: $ 65.00  Kit $ 168.00

Class Description:This fun sampler quilt features the fabric line "Adel in Autumn" by Sandy Gervais. The quilt is made using simple piecing The pattern requires a basic knowledge of quilting technique and terminology. This item ships in a keepsake box. The pattern is a well written, easy to follow, and has color illustrations. Finished Size: 74" x 74"
Technique: Machine Piecing




Feels Like Fall: 
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Shelby: July 19, 26 & August 2 & 9 Fridays 10-1
(Starting project early to have completed for Fall.)

Class Fee:  $ 55.00  Kit $ 168.00

Class Description: One minute it is summer and the next it is feeling like fall! The Feels Like Fall Quilt by Sandy Gervais of Pieces from My Heart features pieced fall-themed blocks, including sunflowers, pumpkins, acorns, fall leaves, and a crow. This kit uses fabric from her Fall's in Town fabric collection for Riley Blake Designs. The quilt size is 75" x 82". This Kit Includes: The Feels Like Fall quilt pattern by Sandy Gervais All fabric for the front of the quilt and binding.


The Quilted Scarecrow
Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: August 15, 22, 29, September  5, 12 & 19  Thursday 1:30-4:30 
(Starting project early to have completed for Fall.) 

Shelby:  August 15, 22, September 5, 12, 19 & 26 Thursdays 10-1
             (The week of August 29th skipped.)  
(Starting project early to have completed for Fall.)           

Class Fee:  $65.00.  Pattern $ 19.95  Plus fabric.            

Class Description: The Quilted Scarecrow Quilt by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet for It's Sew Emma features a pieced scarecrow, rake, milk can, pumpkin, and bird surrounded by pieced leaves. Finished size is 80 1/2" x 85 1/2".


O Tannenbaum
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Hickory: September 10, 17, 24, & October 1 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30
(Starting project early to have completed for Christmas.)

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $ 55.00.  Pattern $ 12.00  Plus Fabric.


Class Description:
This is the perfect holiday quilt  It will look perfect on the couch alongside your Christmas tree this year!  Quilt Size is 46" x 64" Technique: Pieced


Snowed In Sampler
Skill Level: Beginner

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte:  October 1, 8, 15 & 22 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30
(Starting project early to have completed for Christmas.)

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $ 55.00 Pattern $ 12.00. Plus fabric.

Class Description:
he Snowed In Sampler Quilt by Heather Peterson of Anka's Treasures features 9 different block designs. Traditional piecing is used with no templates required. The pattern is fat eighth and fat quarter friendly. Finished size is 74" x 87".

 


Decorating The Tree Quilt by Lori Holt
Skill Level: Intermediate


Class Location & Dates:
Shelby: October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & November 7 Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $ 65.00  Kit: $ 169.99.


Class Description:
The Decorating the Tree Quilt Boxed Kit includes pattern and fabric for quilt top and binding. Backing not included. Fabric featured is Home Town Holiday by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet. Pattern is also by Lori Holt. Finished size is 80" x 86". Kit comes in a keepsake box with dividers to store Lori's new collectible yearly ornaments. Box size is approximately 13 1/2" x 11 3/4" x 3 1/4". This quilt is a new collection by Lori Holt. Available August 2024. Preorder your kit today to have for class.








Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
Missionary Project Pillowcase Dresses:

Skill Level: Beginner


Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: May 3 Friday 10:30-12:30
            
June 22 Saturday 10:30-12:30

Shelby: June 6 Thursday 2:30-4:30    

Charlotte: May 3 Friday 2-4
                July 12 Friday 2:30-5:30

Class Fee: Free. No supply fee.  Lee's will supply all fabrics needed. 
                 You must register in advance.       

Class Description:

Come change the life of a young girl. We will be making pillowcase dresses to donate to Samaritan's Purse.  Our store will furnish all of the fabrics needed to make the dresses.  You will donate your time. All you need to bring is your regular sewing machine, scissors, pins, and a spool of thread.  We will supply everything else.  We will have sergers set up to use as well.  All dresses made at this class will become the property of  Samaritan's Purse missionary project and will be collected at the end of class. It is reported that girls wearing a new little dress are much less likely to be abducted, abused or molested because the new little dress shows that someone cares about them.  This class runs all the time. You can make dresses at home and donate them as well.  Our mission is to support Samaritan's Purse year around.  Call the store to add a class with your friends.

 




Double Sided Garden Flag:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
May 18 Saturday 10:30-12:30

Charlotte: May 22 Wednesday 2:30-4:30

Shelby: May 23 Thursday 10-12

Class Fee: $ 20.00. CD $ 34.95. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Get a head start decorating your yard. This beautiful collection of word art sayings, adorned in stunning chalkboard style blooms make wonderful yard flags. Each design available in 3 sizes.

 

 


Summer Glory Tile Scene:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
May 28 & August 27 Tuesdays 10:30-1:30
You will come both dates. You will sew May 28 and finish sewing at home.
On August 27 you will assemble the project.

Shelby: May 22 & August 21 Wednesdays 10-1
You will come both dates. You will sew May 22 and finish sewing at home.
On August 21 you will assemble the project.

Class Fee: $ 25.00 Design Pack $ 49.99.  Plus supplies.

Class Description: America is the land that we love, and this Summer Glory tiling scene by Dona Gelsinger is the perfect tribute! With bold, patriotic colors and a gorgeous arrangement of flags and flowers, this work of art is a great decoration for Fourth of July and all throughout the year. Finished size approx: 26" x 33". Matching thread kit available.

 


Kimberbell "Slice Of Summer" Pillow:

Class Locations & Dates:
Shelby: June 7 & 14 Fridays 10-1

Hickory: June 17 & 24 Mondays 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $25.00  CD: $ 24.95. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Kimberbell’s popular series of interchangeable bench pillow covers now includes the "Slice of Summer." Perfect to welcome Summer into your home!  You can also make this project into a table runner.


Cork Coasters:
Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
June 20 Thursday 10:30-1:30

Charlotte: June 26 Wednesday 10:30-1:30

Shelby: June 26 Wednesday 10-1

Class Fee: $ 20.00 Design Pack $ 15.00. Plus supplies.

Class Description: Getting guests to use coasters on your tables will be a breeze with this collection—they’ll be dying to pick their favorite to use the whole time! Cork is also an ideal material for coasters since it is lightweight, absorbent and heat resistant, so you can use them for both cold and hot drinks. While gorgeous from afar, a closer look reveals at the tremendous detailed stippling that can add lowlights and highlights to create depth.

 


Autumn Bounty Tile Scene:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:
June 27 & September 26 Thursdays 10:30-1:30
You will come both dates. You will sew June 27 and finish sewing at home.
On September 26 you will assemble the project.

Shelby: July 12 & October 11 Fridays 10-1
You will come both dates. You will sew July 12 and finish sewing at home.
On October 11 you will assemble the project.

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Plus Supplies.

Class Description: Autumn Bounty is a  beautiful 16-block tile scene. This is a tapestry that you will create by stitching multiple designs together to form a larger scene. A 5" x 7" embroidery machine or larger is required.

 



                
                                                               

Butterfly Tissue Cover:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: July 13 & 20 Saturday 10:30-1:30 Saturdays 10:30-1:30

Charlotte: July 24 & 31 Wednesdays 10-1

Shelby: July 18 & 25 Thursdays 10-1

Class Fee: $ 25.00. Deign Pack $ 20.00. Plus fabrics.   

Class Description: This Butterfly Tissue Box Cover is sure to bring a little bit of nature’s beauty to your home decor! Detailed butterflies and flowers wrap around and intertwine across all sides of this practical project. Stitch in realistic colors like our sample or coordinate the colors to the room the cover will go in. Machine must embroidery at least 6' x 10"

 


Happy Snowman Tile Scene:

Class Locations & Dates:
Charlotte:
August 14 & November 6 Wednesdays 10-1
You will come both dates. You will sew Aug. 14 and finish sewing at home.
On November 6 you will assemble the project.

Class Fee: $ 25.00 Design Pack $ 49.99.  Plus supplies.

Class Description:Walk through a winter wonderland with Dona Gelsinger’s latest tiling scene, Happy Snowman! Frosty and friends are set in a snowy scene that’s sure to make you feel the chill as you stitch. Rich details and a cold-weather color palette make this beautiful piece an exceptional decoration for the holiday season and beyond!
Finished size approx. 26" x 34" . Thread Kit  available.



 



Sewing Classes:

Beginner Sewing "Easy Pajama Pants":

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte:  July 12 & 19 Fridays 10-1
                 October 30  & November 6 Wednesdays 2-5

Class Fee:  $ 20.00. Pattern $ 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
Pants are straight legged  (with or without cuff). Pants  feature an elasticized waist, pockets and a faux fly.

 


Lecture "How To Read a Sewing Pattern":

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte:  May 15 Wednesday 2-4
                
July 10 Wednesday 10-12

                 September 25 Wednesday 10-12

Class Fee:  $ 25.00

Class Description: Beginner sewers  can look at a sewing pattern and feel overwhelmed.
With so many pattern symbols, knowing how to read sewing patterns probably feels a little intimidating. The instructions seem clear as mud.  Come let Karen walk you through exactly what all the information is on the back off the pattern and all the symbols. She will also discuss sizing.

Simple Alterations:

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: May 17 Friday 2:4
                September 11 Wednesday 10-12

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. 

Class Description: Do you have garments that are in need of simple repairs or alterations? This class will cover how to fix holes, sewing on buttons,
buttonholes and hemming.

Classic Shirt:
Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: May 29, June 5 & 12 Wednesdays 10-1
                October 11, 18 & 25 Fridays 1:30-4:30

Class Fee:  $ 40.00. Pattern $ 16.95 . Plus supplies.

Class Description: A wardrobe staple, this shirt is both versatile and polished. The pattern features separate pieces for A/B, C, and D cup sizes and includes many professional details like separate collar and collar band, tower sleeve placket, and collar and cuff facings to help you sew beautiful looking (and fitting!) shirts. View A includes a separate (set-in) placket and workshirt-style pockets. View B features a continuous (cut-on) placket and pleated pockets with concealed button flaps.

 


Beginner Sewing Pillowcases:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: May 29 Wednesday 2:30-5
             August 7 Wednesday 1:30-4
             October 7 Monday 10:30-1 

Shelby: May 23 Thursday 2-4:30
             August 28 Wednesday 10:30-1
             October 18 Friday 10:30-1      

Charlotte: May 10 Friday 1:30-4
                August 23 Friday 1:30-4 

                October 30 Wednesday 10-12:30

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. Pattern is $ 3.00. Fabric is extra.                    

Class Description: .Create a personalized pillow case for the pillow you use every night, or make them to give as gifts for special occasions. Good for an easy first sewing project, pattern includes cutting and assembly instructions for both a standard and a travel size pillow case.

 


A Place for Everything:

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: June 7, 14 & 21 Fridays 1:30-4:30

Class Fee:  $ 40.00. Pattern $9.95.  Plus supplies.

Class Description: 

This spacious organizer stores and carries tools and supplies, providing visibility and easy access to all. The bag features handles and an adjustable/detachable carrying strap along with two removable pocket pages with mesh or vinyl pockets in a variety of styles. Abundant pockets in a variety of styles are the key to ensuring that there is a place for everything … and that everything is in its place! The case measures about 10"H x 14" W x 5½"D when closed with removable pages measuring g 13"H x 20"W.


 


Messenger Bag:

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: August 21, 28 & September 4 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 40.00. Downloadable Pattern $9.00.  Plus supplies.

Class Description:
You can wear this messenger style bag as a shoulder bag or a cross body bag. Lots of pockets inside and outside.
Perfect for Tablet or other tech toys.
Bag measures: 11"w x 11"h x 4"d

 


Charming Backpack:

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: October 9, 16 & 23 Wednesdays 10-1

Class Fee:  $ 40.00. Downloadable Pattern $9.00.  Plus supplies.

Class Description: This cute backpack pattern is designed to be used with 5" x 5" 
Charm Packs. A fun and easy pattern.

 


                 
                                                               

Mom and Me Aprons:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: July 8 Mondays 10:30--1:30 

Shelby: June 28 Friday 10-1

Charlotte: May 8 Wednesday 2-5

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

Class Description:

Everything is more fun when you do it together! Whether you are baking cookies with your kids or gardening with your grandchild, you'll enjoy wearing these lined aprons with big roomy pockets. Make a matching chenille hotpad with leftover fabric. Three sizes included: toddler, child, and adult.

  • Printed Paper Pattern
  • Final Product: Apron
  • Finished Size: 17in long, 21in long, or 26in long
  • Technique: Standard Machine Sewing

     


 


Children's Corner Dress "Rose":

Class Location & Dates:
Charlotte: August 2, 9 & 16 Fridays 1:30-4:30

Class Fee:  $40.00 Pattern $ 14.00. Plus fabric.  

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. Sizes 1-8.


Bernina Longarm Quilting Machines Sit down and Frame Models
Exploring Your Possibilities of Owning a Longarm


Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: June 10 Monday 6-8

Shelby: June 12 Wednesday 6-8 

Charlotte: July 17 Wednesday 6-8

Class Fee:  $ 25.00. This fee is a no show fee.  You will be refunded if you attend the event.  If you do not attend, the fee will be forfeited. You must cancel one week ahead of the event date to receive a refund.    

Class Description: If you are thinking about a  longarm quilting machine, this is a great class for you. We will demonstrate our Bernina sitdown and  frame longarm machines in this class. We will explain the differences and capabilities. Special pricing on machines for this class.This is not a Mastery class.  We have free mastery classes on the use of the machines after the purchase.  Limited seating.

 

Christmas in July:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory:  July 27 Saturday 10-1

Shelby:  July 24 Wednesday 10-1

Charlotte: July 26 Friday 1-4

Class Fee:                     

Class Description: .

 



Beginner  Blanket Applique:

Class Locations & Dates:
Hickory: June 8 Saturday 10-2

Charlotte: June 7 Friday 10-2

Shelby: June 3 Monday 10-2

Class Fee: $25.00  Pattern $ 6.00.  Plus supplies.

Class Description:  A small piece 5.5 X 6.25 Inches. Come learn how

to blanket stitch applique.

 







               





ScanNCut Digital Cutter Mastery Class

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

Hickory: Call for appointment.

Shelby: Call for appointment.       

Charlotte:  Call for appointment.           

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


Class Description: Come learn all about your ScanNcut.  This
will teach you all the basics about your new machine. 


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: Call for appointment.
               
Shelby:  Call for appointment.            

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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: Call for appointment.

Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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 3, 4 & 5  & Bernette 77 & 79                      
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)

Hickory:  Call for appointment.        

Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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 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:  Call for appointment.                

Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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: Call for appointment.           

Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte:  Call for appointment.                

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: Call for appointment.          
 
Shelby:  Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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:  Call for appointment.

Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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: Call for appointment. 2 Hours    
               

Shelby:  Call for appointment.  2 Hours  
     
Charlotte:  Call for appointment. 2 Hours

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: Call for appointment. 2 Hours
               

Shelby: Call for appointment. 2 Hours
     
Charlotte: Call for appointment. 2 Hours

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:  Call for appointment.
               
Shelby:  Call for appointment.
         
Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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:
  Call for appointment.
              
Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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:  Call for appointment.
                
Shelby: Call for appointment.
             
Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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:  Call for appointment.
              
Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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

Hickory:  Call for appointment.
               
Shelby: Call for appointment.

Charlotte: Call for appointment.

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 Software Classes:

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 : Call for appointment.

Shelby :  Call for appointment.

Charlotte :
Call for appointment.


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

Hickory : Call for appointment.

Shelby: Call for appointment.

CharlotteCall for appointment.
                 

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

Class Description: Come learn all about your Bernina Version 9 Software.  This class is a great introduction to your software.  You will 
learn all of  the amazing capabilities of the software.





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!

About Us

Lee's Creative Sewing & Vacuums is a family owned and operated business. We have been in business for seventy years. 

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Charlotte

Stonecrest Shopping Center 7868-D Rea Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 542-8760
Hours:    M-F 10-5:30
             Sat. 10-4
             Sunday Closed

Hickory

Gateway Plaza    
Beside Barnes & Noble    
2361 Hwy. 70SE
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 327-6888
Hours:    M-F 10-5
             Sat. 10-2
             Sunday Closed

Shelby

Uptown Shelby
114 West Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 487-5224
Hours: M-F 10-5
          Sat. Closed
          Sunday Closed