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.

Classes


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. Like having drawers in your suitcase. Great for home storage, organizing sewing projects and more. 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: $ 40.00
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! Come Sew is a per session class. You may sign up for one session, multiple sessions, or by the month. Each session is $30.00 with a $5.00 per session discount for monthly sign up. Click on the picture for more class information and for complete HOW TO REGISTER instructions and discount codes.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join me in exploring mySewnet and Premier+2 embroidery software. Class meets the 1st Friday of most months. Explore Cross Stitch in January. Design cross stitch embroideries with traditional stitches and the speed of a machine. Work with many of the features that you may not use often like cross stitch fill patterns and creating your own cross stitch text! Must have mySewnet Platinum or Premier+2 Ultra software. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Join me in exploring mySewnet and Premier+2 embroidery software. Class meets the 1st Friday of most months. Continue to explore Cross Stitch in February. Design cross stitch embroideries with traditional stitches and the speed of a machine. Work with many of the features that you may not use often like cross stitch fill patterns and creating your own cross stitch text! Must have mySewnet Platinum or Premier+2 Ultra software. Click on the title or picture for more information and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 25.00
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, make 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. Five 3+ hour class sessions. Click the picture or the class title for more information and to register for the class. Prerequisite for this class is LQ1.

Cost: $ 150.00
Meadow Breeze is a quilt designed by Pat Sloan. I saw it done in 2 different versions, one traditional machine applique and the other with thread painting. It sparked my imagination. Imagine what could be done with other techniques and embellishments like ribbon ruching, fringe, free-standing 3D flowers, couching over yarn or cord, mylar, beads and crystals, buttons, thread painting, trapunto? and the list goes on. Are your creative juices flowing? Are you ready to join me on this journey? Click on the title or the photo for more information or to register for the class.

Cost: $ 150.00
January - Hunters Star Foundation Paper Piecing A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
February - Redwork Rose A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
March - Mock Cathedral Window A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
April - Sashiko. Handlook running stitches A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
May - Celtic Knot A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
June - Trapunto by Machine A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
Aug - Crazy Quilt Block A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
Sept - Stained Glass Applique A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
Oct. - Bargello A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
Nov - Raw Edge Applique by Machine A different technique each month for 10 months. Make one block or all blocks. Fun way to learn and practice different piecing and quilting techniques. All blocks are Quilt-As-You-Go. Techniques include paper piecing, red work, cathedral windows by machine, faux sashiko, celtic knot applique, trapunto, Victorian crazy quilt, stained glass applique, bargello and traditional applique. Click on the picture or the title to learn more and to register.

Cost: $ 25.00
Starts in March; meets biweekly through June. This is a PRESSER FOOT and ACCESSORIES CLASS. Explore special purpose presser feet and accessories, decorative built-in stitches on your machine and fun embellishment possibilities. Discover uses for some of the beautiful decorative and specialty threads that are on the market; even ones that will not go through the eye of a needle! The class meets every other week for a total of 7 class sessions. See a completed quilt at the Charlotte Sewing Center. Click on the title or the picture for a full description of the class and to REGISTER for class.

Cost: $ 200.00

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


LITTLE ABOUT US

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...