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    Thurs May 17th, 5:30pm  Review of Pre-training, Threads, Needles, Cleaning, Overview of Feet, Needle Positions, Test Sew; including Zig-Zag & Decorative Stitches   No Kit

Class II   Fri-May 18th, 12-3pm Seams, Knits, Hems, Applique'   Kit $5

Class III   Wed June 7th, 11-2 or 5:00pm Tucks, Pleats, Gathering, Elastic   Kit $5

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

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

Embroidery Basic Training   Monday, June 25th, 1pm
Embroidery Machine Owners   Threads, Stabilizers, Hoops, + Adding/Sewing/Saving a Design    Kit $5*

BASIC TRAINING SERGER  TBA 
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
Tuesday   June 26th  5:30pm     or    Thurs  June 28th 11am

SEWING MACHINES ETC is starting a new
Block Of the Month in May!
Each Square measures 20". The BOM Quilt is 60"x80"

Darlene will be teaching a different block each month. You may want to use them for Pillows, Wall Hangings, Centerpieces or the 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).
Hello Sunshine!
June 12th  Tues   11am
A new series with Kimberbell's 'Hello Sunshine'.
This series will continue monthly.

Hello Sew Time
Wed  June 13th    &    Thurs  June 14th
Additional days to complete some blocks!

There's a kit that includes fabrics for the embroidered blocks & a book containing a cd with the designs. The book includes patterns for a Quilt, Bench Pillow, Table Runner, Wall Hanging, & Sentiments Pillows. This also includes over 10 specialty Techniques!
There will be a discount on the class fees for purchasing the complete kit.

Supply List:                                                                                                            Sunshine Chenille is scheduled for Tuesday June 12th
Sew Time will follow on June 13th & 14th

Fabrics may vary from picture.
Basic Computer for Embroiders
Tuesday  June 26th  1pm
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
Embroidery Thread
Applique Scissors
Stabilizer
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!
Garment Construction  "Cosette" 
Friday          12-5
This adorable Flowing Dress will make any girl feel special!
Among other training, the construction techniques include Gathering & Tucks. Sizes 2T-10. Purchase the Fabric Kit & receive the class at 1/2 price.
You will need to pick up your pattern & fabric, prior to class.
Space is limited.
Rag Tree
Quilt as you Go
Sat  10-3pm
Rag Quilt Basics
A warm & cozy quilt for the 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