Sewing Machine Classes taught at Charlotte Sewing Center
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5113 South Blvd.
Charlotte NC 28217
(704) 525-9022
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Welcome to our Sewing Classes webpage.

Scroll down for the list of upcoming classes.  REGISTER online for most classes; some may require that you phone the store to register.
Payment is required at registration. 

Please read the Class Policies which are found at the end of the classes list.


PHONE the store (704-525-9022) to find and reserve a time slot. Remote lessons are now available!! Learn all the features of the machine that you purchased from the Charlotte Sewing Center. One-on-one lessons; most are 2 hours long. Offered most Thursdays, many Saturdays and some Tuesdays. Other days by special arrangement.

Cost: $ FREE
Pfaff Creative Icon/Icon2 and Performance Icon owners...share experiences, projects and sewing adventures. Get questions answered. Machine feature demonstrations. Club is open to those who purchase a Pfaff Creative Icon/Icon 2 or Performance Icon from Charlotte Sewing Center.

Cost: $ FREE
Get organized and streamline packing with these handy zippered bags. These are like having drawers in your suitcase. Also great for home storage, organizing sewing projects and more. Makes a great gift. Made of stabilized fabric, light weight mesh and a sturdy zipper. No batting or foam to add unnecessary bulk. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Store presser feet and sewing accessories in style. Organize and protect all the presser feet and small accessories you have for your sewing machine in this customized-to-your-needs accessories bag. Materials and Supplies can be found in the description. In addition to the class fee, there is an OPTIONAL kit available for an additional $30, which will be paid in class. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 50.00
This class will explore beginning sewing terms, supplies and some notions. You will learn to plan and complete simple sewing projects. You will learn basic sewing information and techniques and will sew projects to practice and reinforce them. We begin with very basic sewing knowledge. I assume you have no idea about anything having to do with sewing or sewing machines. Click on the picture for a full description of the class. All students must be 18 years old or older. Registration is on line. Total for the class is $200 . Click on the picture for full class description, information, calendar, and to register for class.

Cost: $ 200.00
This class is designed for you to build on your basic sewing skills and knowledge. This class is not for a first-time sewer. We will be building on many of the skills learned in the Beginner Sewing 1 class and much of the information from Beginner 1 is not specifically covered in this class but it is necessary knowledge for successful completion of this class. All students must be 18 years or older. Total for the class is $200.00. Click on the picture for complete class description, information and to register.

Cost: $ 200.00
Join me in exploring mySewnet and Premier+2 embroidery software. Class meets the 1st Friday of most months. January topic - Create your own Quilting Designs. Requires mySewnet Platinum or Premier+2 Ultra software. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Quilting in the hoop can look like free-motion or long-arm quilting. See samples at Charlotte Sewing Center. Click on the title or picture for more information about the class and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn to quilt. All the basics, including fabric preparation, accurate cutting with a rotary cutter, piecing, how to sew accurate seams, adding borders, batting choices, making a quilt sandwich, quilt it all together and add the binding. Five 3+ hour class sessions. Click the picture or the class title for more information and to register for the class.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class builds on skills learned in Learn to Quilt 1. In Learn to Quilt 2 we will tackle some tricky techniques; half-square-triangles, flippy-corners, curves, Y-seams and aligned-centers. Six 3+ hour class sessions. Click the picture or the class title for more information and to register for the class. It is best to have taken a basic, beginner class, such as my Learn to Quilt 1 class, before tackling this class.

Cost: $ 175.00
Stitchers Garden #1 is a Monthly Quilt Block class designed for you to learn a whole lot about your sewing machine. Learn how to use many of the optional presser feet and accessories that are available for your sewing machine as you create this beautiful quilt. Lots of decorative stitches and embellishment techniques are also introduced. This quilt is on display at the Charlotte Sewing Center. Click on the title or picture to learn more about the class and to REGISTER for the class.

Cost: $ 180.00
Fun to make. A quick and easy project that uses up lots of those little fabric scraps we all have laying around. Turn them into foundation-pieced Crazy Patchwork Placemats. Great class for beginner quilters or sewers. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 25.00

Helpful Embroidery 'How-to' Information that you can print and use: 
              How to Print an Embroidery Design Template  
              How to Create and Use an Embroidery Design Placement Template

              Susan's Stabilizer Decision Guide

Class Policies:
We look forward to seeing you in classes and wish to make the experience enjoyable as well as educational. Please read our Class Policies below.

To reserve your place in a class, payment is required when you register.  Registration is on-line for most classes and payable with a credit or debit card.  You must provide a valid email address as the instructors communicate with registrants via email.

Supplies are not included in the class fee unless so stated. Supply lists are provided by the instructors, usually via e-mail. Please purchase your supplies and complete all pre-work prior to the class.

If you register then find you cannot attend, please call or e-mail the INSTRUCTOR to cancel.  Cancellations must be received at least one week (7 days) prior to the start of a class for a refund to be given. We are happy to transfer you to another class or issue a credit or refund if we are notified at least one week (7 days) prior to the starting date.

Instructors reserve the right to cancel a class if the minimum attendance requirements are not met. A full refund will be given for any class canceled by an instructor.

Class schedules are subject to change. From time to time personal situations arise that require an instructor to alter a class's scheduled dates and/or times. When such situations arise the instructor will notify those enrolled in the class to work out an adjusted schedule.

Mastery* Classes - These are ‘Owner Mastery’ classes which are free to those who purchased the machine, software, etc. from the Charlotte Sewing Center. All other classes are fee based classes; fees vary depending upon the class.

If you have questions about a particular class, please contact the class instructor….         

                - Regina Lee by e–mail at or phone - cell 704-282-6461

                - Susan Nelson by e-mail at or phone - cell 704-674-4391



5113 South Blvd
       Charlotte, NC 28217

Mo,Tu,Th, Fr: 10:00a.m.- 6:00p.m
Wed. & Sat: 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m


Charlotte Sewing Center offers the largest selection of high quality Pfaff, Husqvarna Viking and Baby Lock sewing machines in the Mecklenburg County area. Our store is a friendly, community sewing destination where exceptional service continues after your purchase. We specialize in providing you with interactive machine training, reliable repair services, and fun, informative sewing classes to increase your sewing proficiency and enjoyment! Read More...