Sewing Machine Classes taught at Charlotte Sewing Center



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.

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

Classes


Premier + 2, Premier +. Offered about every 3-4 months, this hands-on class will take you through some of the basics of using your Premier+2, or Premier+ Embroidery software. This class is applicable for any level of the software...Embroidery Basic, Embroidery Extra, Embroidery ULTRA and even the INTRO version of the software. 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.

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.

Cost: $ FREE
Pfaff Creative Icon owners...experience all the features of the Icon. Each month a different topic and answers to questions you may have. Class is free to those who purchase a Pfaff Creative Icon from Charlotte Sewing Center.

Cost: $ FREE
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
From graphic image to embroidery stitch file, digitizing is more than just pushing the right buttons in the software. In this class explore some basic theory about what makes a good design. Underlay, compensation, density, stitch types all go together to build a good design from the foundation up. Take some of the mystery out of it all. This is a 3-session class; 3 hours each session. To register, phone Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 45.00
Turn your favorite photos into fabulous stitch-outs! The PhotoStitch Module is a great feature of PREMIER+2 Ultra Embroidery software. You can take favorite photos and turn them into fabulous stitchouts in just a few short steps. This lesson will take you through the various options available, as no one photo has only possible result. To register for class please call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 15.00
Its all in the hooping! Learn the secrets of making Continuous Free Standing Lace. Lace design and stabilizer included in class fee.

Cost: $ 20.00
This very popular quilt is rarely offered anywhere else, so take the class while it is available! With my simplified techniques even a beginner quilter (who has very solid sewing skills) can make this beautiful pieced quilt. In class we will piece the quilt top. If you have an embroidery machine, you can even do the quilting 'in the hoop' with feather quilt designs digitized specifically for this quilt! To register, phone Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022.

Cost: $ 105.00
Learn all the quilting basics: fabric and batting selection and preparation, thread selection, rotary cutting, accurate piecing and matching intersecting seams, make the quilt 'sandwich', quilt and bind. Featured techniques are strip piecing, half-square triangles and curved seams. Attach mitered and ‘corner stone’ borders, layer with batting and backing, quilt with a presser foo/walking foot and free motion. There will be homework. In class we work on practice fabrics; at home you apply the what you learn as you create your table runner. Six 3-hour class sessions. To register, call the Charlotte Sewing Center, 704-525-9022. Payment due at registration to hold your place in the class.

Cost: $ 130.00
We close for these Holidays: New Year's Day, Jan. 1st; Memorial Day in May; Independence Day, July 4th; Labor Day in September; Thanksgiving in November and Christmas in December.

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

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...