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Kimberbell " Spring Has Sprung"
Class Locations:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)


Hickory:

Charlotte:

Shelby:

Class Fee: 

Class Description: Kimberbell’s Spring Showers is breezy and beautiful, with rain boots and mushrooms and so much more. Wool felt bumblebees buzz around the dimensional beehive, while vinyl umbrellas are bright in the blustery weather. Load the little red wagon for the garden, fill cork pots with felt flowers, and piece the log cabin blocks right in-the-hoop! From blossoms to butterflies, our Spring Showers quilt is a breath of fresh air for every machine embroidery enthusiast.



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


Hickory:    

Charlotte:
Shelby:

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

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

Class Descriptions: 

Disney Backpacks   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.  You can make the bag without embroidery. Class cost is $ 20.00 since it is meets twice. Range Backpack Pattern $ 9.00. Plus Fabric.            







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

Hickory: (four) 3h

Shelby:

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"





Jelly Weave Jelly Roll Quilt:
Class Location:
Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte:

Shelby:


Class Fee:

Class Description: 

Jelly Weave is a strip quilt that is quick and easy, with a woven look that looks complicated (it's not!). Make the Throw size quilt with just one Jelly Roll (42 - 2 1/2" strips). The large blocks are set on point, so if you've never tried an on point quilt, this is a great place to start! Pattern has step-by-step instructions for five sizes.

Finished sizes:
Crib: 41" x 57"
Throw: 57" x 73"
Twin: 73" x 90"
Queen: 97" x 97"
King: 105" x 97"
Pattern for 2.5" Strips.



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

Charlotte: (two) 3h

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.


A Year in Words Pillows or Table Runners
Traditional Raw Edge Fusible Machine Applique
Class Locations: Lee Sewing Center (Hickory, NC)
Creative Sewing & Vacuums (Charlotte, NC)
Lee Furniture & Sewing (Shelby, NC)

Hickory:

Charlotte:  

Shelby:

Class Fee:   .

Class Description: Add a charming touch to your home with the pillows from the A Year in Words Pillows! Each pattern will include the instructions and diagram to complete the pillow. This set of 12 patterns includes all of the following designs: Winter, Valentine, Family, Spring, Flowers, Garden, Summer, Sunshine, Autumn, Halloween, Give Thanks, and Christmas. These Shabby Exclusives measures 3 FEET LONG x 15" high and have an envelope backing making the pillow form interchangeable.
You can make table runners instead of pillows if you choose.


Sewing Classes:





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

Hickory: (one) 2h

Shelby:

Charlotte:

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

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

 


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

Hickory: (one) 3h

Shelby:

Charlotte: 

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.

 


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

Charlotte: (two) 3hClass 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.

 

 

 

 

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

Hickory: 1 (3H)
 
Shelby: 

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.








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

Hickory:  (one) 10-12
               

Shelby:
            

Charlotte: 
                 

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


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

 







                   
                                                  
             

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

Hickory: (one) 10-12
              

Shelby: 
             

Charlotte:
                

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

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

 


               





ScanNCut Digital Cutter Vinyl Classes

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

Hickory:

(one)  10-12:30

Shelby:
        

Charlotte:

             

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


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:  By appointment due to COVID.
               
Shelby:   By appointment due to COVID.           

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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: By appointment due to COVID.

Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.           

Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.               

Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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: By appointment due to COVID.              

Shelby:  By appointment due to COVID.  

Charlotte:  By appointment due to COVID.                

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: By appointment due to COVID.          
 
Shelby:  By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.               

Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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: (one) 3-5             
               

Shelby:    
     
Charlotte:

Class Fee:   $ 100.00. Includes supplies.

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

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: (one) 10-12
               

Shelby:
     
Charlotte:

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:  By appointment due to COVID.
               
Shelby:  By appointment due to COVID.
         
Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:
  By appointment due to COVID.
              
Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.
                
Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.
             
Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.
              
Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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:  By appointment due to COVID.
               
Shelby: By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte: By appointment due to COVID.

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 :By appointment due to COVID.

Shelby :  By appointment due to COVID.

Charlotte :
By appointment due to COVID.


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 : By appointment due to COVID.

ShelbyBy appointment due to COVID. 

CharlotteBy appointment due to COVID.
                 

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.





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 10-4
             Sat. 10-2
             Sunday Closed

Shelby

Uptown Shelby
114 West Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 487-5224
Hours: M-F 10-4
          Sat. Closed
          Sunday Closed