Fabric Art

Collage work is all the rage in quilt circles! Join Darlene as you delve into your creative side & create a piece of art!
In the first class, you begin building the base of your wall hanging, then continue your collage on the 19th.
You'll be wanting to make ALL of these patterns before you're finished!
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*Classes GOODLETTSVILLE Location!        808 Meadowlark Ln           615-859-9900
Basic Training Owners Classes
Days Vary

These classes are designed to familiarize you with your sewing machine. Whether you are sewing clothes, quilts, or crafts, you need to know the features & proper use of your machine. There is NO Class Fee to SME Owners*. Everyone needs to purchase a kit. You may take one class or the series, but Pre-Training & Class I are REQUIRED to attend Classes I-V. Most of the 'scheduled' techniques to be taught in each class are listed.
The Times/Dates/Techniques may change to accommodate students/teacher/weather.

Pre Training  is a  One-on-One class that includes Basics of your machine: Threading, Winding Bobbin, etc.

Class I    Sat-Sept 29th 11-2pm Review of Pre-training, Threads, Needles, Cleaning, Overview of Feet, Needle Positions, Test Sew; including Zig-Zag & Decorative Stitches   No Kit

Class II   Tues-Oct 16th 11-2pm Seams, Knits, Hems, Applique'   Kit $5

Class III   Tues-Oct 30th 11-2 Tucks, Pleats, Gathering, Elastic   Kit $5

Class IV   Thurs July 12th 5:00pm  Buttonholes, Zippers, Piping/Cording  Kit $5 

Class V    Fri July 13th 3:00pm  Quilting: Preparing, Batting, Piecing, Techniques Kit $10

Embroidery Machine Owners:
Basic Training Embroidery   Tues-Oct 9th 5:30-8:30pm OR Wed-Oct 10th 11-2pm Threads, Stabilizers, Hoops, + Adding/Sewing/Saving a Design    Kit *
Basic Training Embroidery 2  Tues-Oct 23rd 5:00pm Advanced embroidery techniques   Kit $5

BASIC TRAINING SERGER  Mon-Sept 24  4:30-7:30pm
See Store For Details. If you purchased your machine elsewhere, the Class Fee is determined by your Machine Make & Model-These are approximate times, dates & scheduled techniques-Depending on the number of students, classes may vary.
*See store for Details-Classes: Most, require a minimum of 3 students - Some require you to a purchase a kit - Class/Kit Fees vary - We reserve the right to change dates as needed - Most classes require you to bring your machine & basic sewing supplies. You must make a reservation. A deposit is required to be guaranteed a spot. Some class fees are discounted for attending a series of classes/for purchasing your machine from SME.*
Barn Quilt  BOM
Thurs   Sept 27th    11 - 1pm
next month is scheduled for Oct 25th

SEWING MACHINES ETC has started a
Block Of the Month
Each Square measures 20". The BOM Quilt is 60"x80"

Darlene will be teaching a different block each month. Take one class of attend all. You may want to use them for Pillows, Wall Hangings, Centerpieces or a complete quilt. We will have the kits for you to sew in class or we will put a complete kit for you to sew on your own.
This is the perfect class for you to learn piecing & complete the quilt top with the traditional Barn Quilt Blocks! The Class is scheduled to meet monthly (excluding December).
SME Embroidery Time
Pick Your Project
Thurs     Oct 11    11-3pm 
Thurs     Nov 8    11-3pm

The next 2 months,  we're giving you 3 projects to choose from. There will be projects for you to use for your fall decorating or to make as gifts. The techniques are also useful for many other embroidery designs. You are welcome to take SME Embroidery Time classes any month. Class Fees, Kits, & CDs vary.
Thurs, Oct 11​    11-3
1. Dinner Party Cutwork CD $9.95
2. Fall Mug Rugs ITH CD $29.95
3. Pumpkin Placemat CD $34.95

Thurs, Nov 8    11-3                                                                            Pictures are Similar to actual projects
1. Santa Bag ITH CD $35
2. Stocking  ITH  CD $35
3. Free Standing Designs CD TBA $9.95-$25                                                                                                    
Basic Computer for Embroiders
RESCHEDULING
If you would like us to schedule this class again, please let us know...


Don't be frustrated trying to use your Embroidery Machine, because you are NOT familiar with a PC (personal computer). You will want to bring your laptop & learn the basic computer skills necessary to Save & Transfer designs. SPACE IS LIMITED!
Class Fee $25*
Previous Classes
Embroidery Machine w/hoop, cords
Embroidery & Bobbin Thread
Scissors/Snips
Don't forget these basics!
PillowCases for PowerCross
11-5pm

The perfect opportunity to give this holiday season, as we make PillowCases for an inner city ministry! 300 pillows have been donated to PowerCross & our goal is to make the pillowcases for them to be given at their CHRISTmas Party. You will learn to make professional looking pillow cases while using a serger. Bring your serger (we'll help you set it up) or if you don't have one, use one of ours!. Goodlettsville will be competing with our Knoxville location to receive a bonus discount, but everyone participating will receive an in-store discount! Stop by anytime that's listed!
THANK YOU to all who helped 
with these pillowcases!
"Quilt Diva"
Applique' Quilt
Thurs, Aug 16th, 5:30-7:30pm 
Thurs, Aug 23rd 5:30-7:30
3rd Session will be either 8/30 & 31st or 9/6 & 7th
Learn different quilting tricks and techniques while making this fun Quilt! You can change the hair color & fabrics to to make your quilt look like your favorite 'Quilt Diva' (might that be you?). $50+supplies
Rag Tree
Quilt as you Go-Rag Quilt Basics
Friday  Oct 19   1-2pm   OR   4:30-6:30pm
Second Class Oct 26  4:30-6:30pm
Rag Quilt Basics

You will learn Rag Quilting basics while making 
a warm & cozy quilt for Winter. This is a quilt-as-you-go
 pattern & easy to adjust to fit your needs. Stop by
the store & get yours to do some pre-cutting before class.
Class Fee + Kit