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

Please REGISTER for classes by calling the Charlotte Sewing Center at 704-525-9022 with a credit or debit card, or by stopping in at the store. Payment is required at registration.  Class Policies are found at the end of the classes list.

Classes


Offered about every 3-4 months, this hands-on class will take you through some of the basics of using your PremierPlus (or 6D) Embroidery software. Maybe you recently purchased and installed your software or maybe you've had it for a while but haven't really spent time getting acquainted with it. Learn more about the class by clicking on the photo at left or the class title. To enroll in this class you must have purchased your software from the Charlotte Sewing Center. To register for the class please phone the store ....704-525-9022....or stop by the store.

Cost: $ FREE
PHONE the store (704-525-9022) to FIND and RESERVE a time slot. ..................................................................... Learn all the features of the machine that you purchased from the Charlotte Sewing Center. These are one-on-one lessons; each lesson is 2 hours in length. Lessons are offered most Thursdays and many Saturdays. Other days by special arrangement.

Make this versatile tote with a 3-compartment interior to protect your embroidery hoops, to safely carry a laptop computer, ipad and and other stuff, or for some other use. Make it with the 3 compartments shown or make it with just one compartment and add pockets. Customize it with an added exterior side pocket that you monogram! Lots of possibilities! To register for the class phone the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022. Deposit payment required at registration.

Cost: $ 60.00
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. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022

Cost: $ 150.00
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 taught in the Beginner Sewing 1 class and much of the information from Beginner 1 is not specificaly covered in this class but it is necessary knowledge for successful completion of this class. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022

Cost: $ 150.00
This class is designed to grow your knowledge and experience in techniques used in constructing garments. It will expand your ability to understand and use commercial patterns in your sewing projects. You will learn lots of "little tips" and learn new ways to accomplish your sewing tasks. Beginner 1 is a prerequisite for this class. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022

Cost: $ 150.00
Bring your sewing projects for help. You may bring projects that are new and just getting started, projects you need help finishing, repairs or hemming. Whatever sewing I can help you with we will give it attention. It is a great time to make those gifts you need through out the year. I am excited to see what you are all sewing! Instructor: Regina. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022

Cost: $ 100.00
Everybody loves monograms! This is a neat idea. Create a large monogram and then 'split' it so you can add a name or a phrase in the split. Use the letter fonts that are native to your software, or letters that you create with Quick Font or Font Creator, or use Letter Fonts (embroidery designs) that you have purchased. The "A" shown at left is from Embroidery Arts and the "F" is from Premier+ (and 6D) Embroidery software. Click the picture or class title to learn more. Register by calling the Charlotte Sewing Center at 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Explore many of the features that are part the Premier+ EXTRA (or 6D EXTRA) level of the embroidery software. If you have questions about the EXTRA features, bring them to this class and we'll try to find the answers for you. If you have just the basic embroidery package but would like to know what you can step up to in the EXTRA level of the software, here is the place to get answers. Please register for the class by phoning the store, 704-525-9022. This is a two session class...you can take one or both sessions. $15 per class session; $30 for both sessions. Click on the class title or the picture to get more information.

Cost: $ 15.00
Use any level of PREMIER+, Premier+2 or 6D Embroidery System to make a fun personalized Mandala. This lesson will focus on how to use available tools and features to create one of a kind embroideries. We will create 'pie slices' using letters, tools within letters, rotation and mirroring tools for this project. Use a favorite word, (like hope, love, charity, peace), or a name (can you tell that the pictured mandala is from the name ALLIE?) No need to get overwhelmed as this is simpler to create than it looks. You will want to make one for everyone. Click the class title or the picture for more information about the class. $15.00. Register by calling the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
This is a Beyond Basics software class featuring Premier +2, Premier + and 6D Embroidery software. Topic for this class To Be Announced. You can suggest a topic of interest to you by sending an email to Susan.

Cost: $ 15.00
PREMIER+ Embroidery Software modules offer a specialty feature known as Single Color or Multicolor Gradient. Gradients can highlight, shadow and blend colors in your embroidery designs. Letís explore where Gradients are available in the PREMIER+ Embroidery Software system, how to create, adjust and best use Single Color or Multicolor Gradient, and then learn some interesting techniques to take Gradients a step beyond the basics! Register for the class by phoning Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
In Stitch Creator feature, you can create completely new stitches and adjust every single stitch point. Customize and create your own stitches. Add, erase, move and combine stitches directly on screen. Either create a stitch of individually designed stitches or use already existing stitches or letters. You can also insert a built-in stitch, and then edit to create your own version of that stitch. Check the machine list to see if your machine has this feature, then, to register for the class, please call the Charlotte Sewing Center at 705-25-9022.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make this Log Cabin Christmas Tree quilt in time for Christmas. Click on the picture to learn more. Phone the Charlotte Sewing Center (704-525-9022) to register for the class.

Cost: $ 100.00
Monthly Sampler Quilt Block Class - a different piecing technique each month; Quilt As You Go. The AUGUST Block is DRESDEN PLATE. Each month a different block; different technique. Quilt each block and then join blocks with sashing strips. Great project for beginner quilters or advanced quilters who just want to make a fun little quilt. Sign up monthly or for all of the remaining 2017 classes. $15 per month. To register call Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Monthly Sampler Quilt Block Class - a different piecing technique each month; Quilt As You Go. The SEPTEMBER Block is GRANDMOTHER;S FLOWER GARDEN. Each month a different block; different technique. Quilt each block and then join blocks with sashing strips. Great project for beginner quilters or advanced quilters who just want to make a fun little quilt. Sign up monthly or for all of the remaining 2017 classes. $15 per month. To register call Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Monthly Sampler Quilt Block Class - a different piecing technique each month; Quilt As You Go. The OCTOBER Block is STAINED GLASS. Each month a different block; different technique. Quilt each block and then join blocks with sashing strips. Great project for beginner quilters or advanced quilters who just want to make a fun little quilt. Sign up monthly or for all of the remaining 2017 classes. $15 per month. To register call Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Monthly Sampler Quilt Block Class - a different piecing technique each month; Quilt As You Go. The NOVEMBER Block is NEW YORK BEAUTY paper pieced. Each month a different block; different technique. Quilt each block and then join blocks with sashing strips. Great project for beginner quilters or advanced quilters who just want to make a fun little quilt. Sign up monthly or for all of the remaining 2017 classes. $15 per month. To register call Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Make Modern Dresden Plate quilt blocks in this class and make them into a Modern Dresden Plate Quilt, Table Runner or pillow/wall-hanging. What makes them different from Grandmas? The shape of the outer edges, the shape of the inner edges, the folded fabric centers, the layers of blades, the arrangement in a quilt, and more. Read the more detailed description. Choose the project you wish to make - a pillow or wall-hanging, a 48 x 18 inch table runner or a 48 x 54 inch small quilt. In this 5 session class, learn to make a variety of different Dresden Plate designs. Click on the picture for more details. To register for the class, call the store, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 75.00
UFO - Unfinished Objects. Bring your project and get help finishing it. $10 per session if it is a project you started in a class with Susan and just need some help to get it finished. $25 if it is some other project. Must register for the session and pay at registration. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022 If you have questions, contact Susan Nelson at debonair2@bellsouth.net or on her cell phone at 704-674-4391

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.  Phoned-in payments can be by credit or debit card. In-store payments can be by credit or debit card; by check or cash. (Checks are usually made payable to the instructor but please ask).

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 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 SEWREBL@gmail.com or phone - cell 704-282-6461

                - Susan Nelson by e-mail at debonair2@bellsouth.net or phone - cell 704-674-4391
                - Toby Davidson by e-mail at tobyocreat@yahoo.com or phone - cell 631-935-2921

Helpful Embroidery 'How-to' Information that you can print and use: 
               How to Create an Embroidery Design Placement Template
               How to Use a Printed Placement Template
               Susan's Stabilizer Decision Guide

CONTACT US

       704-525-9022

5113 South Blvd
       Charlotte, NC 28217

Hours: 
Mon-Fri: 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m
Wed. & Sat: 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m

Saturday 10am - 3pm June, July & August

LITTLE ABOUT US

Charlotte Sewing Center offers the largest selection of high quality Pfaff 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...