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CHRISTmas Bling
*Sewing Machines Etc reserves the right to make class changes as necessary.
*There are participant minimums on most classes
*Reservations are necessary. To be guaranteed a spot, we require a deposit & 48 hours notice.
*See store for details if you purchased your machine from Sewing Machines Etc. or All About Sewing
*50% of supplies are to be purchased from SME.


Sashing Stars
Power Cross Community Service Project
If you would like to help, we would love for you to join us.
This Yearly Project TBA.
We help with needed items for PC every year. The first year we made Pillowcases & arranged for much needed pillows for over 100 children. Last year we made table decorations for the CHRISTmas party. We will inform you of the details for this year asap.

"What is PowerCross?"
To learn more about this inner city ministry, please click on the blue link.
Wildflower Rhapsody


The springtime colors of this quilt will inspire you throughout the year! 
TONGA BATIK
We do have a limited number of kits for sell.
Toni & Jenny have done a spectacular job in their design of this quilt. Pat P. has the techniques perfected to make the most of this 6 month series!
Don't forget you MUST  CALL or EMAIL
SEWING MACHINES ETC to make your RESERVATION for EACH class!
To be guaranteed a spot, prepayment is required.
KNOXVILLE  Location
One of the advantages of purchasing a machine from Sewing Machines Etc 
is that you receive Basic Training Classes & FREE one-on-one instructions*! Please call us to schedule your appointment!
Basic Training Owners Classes*
Class Times 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 way to use your machine. There is Not a 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 any of the other classes. 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., Nov. 16th     Review of Pre-training, Threads, Needles, Cleaning, Overview of Feet, Needle Positions, Test Sew; including Zig-Zag & Decorative Stitches   No Kit
Class II   TBA  Seams, Knits, Hems, Buttonholes   Kit $5
Class III  TBA  Tucks, Pleats, Gathering, Elastic   Kit $5
Class IV  TBA Zippers, Piping/Cording, Applique  Kit $5
Class V   Mon., Nov. 20th
Quilting: Preparing, Batting, Piecing, Techniques Kit $10

Basic Training Embroidery  Friday, Oct. 20th 1-4pm
Embroidery Machine Owners   Threads, Stabilizers, Hoops, + Sewing/Saving a Design    Kit $10*

Click HERE for Supply List

*These are approximate times, dates & Scheduled techniques. Depending on the number of students, classes may vary.
*See store for details
Kimberbell Club
Saturday, Oct. 21st  11-2pm
It's finally here! A new embroidery club to help you get full use of the
embroidery features of your machine!
Kimberbell Club includes projects for all ages.

​Don't forget, SME Embroidery Owners receive a discount on Club Fees
Club Fee includes Designs & kits
All Classes Supply List
Basic Sewing Supplies: Bobbins, Pins, Machine Needles, Fabric Marker
Sewing Machine w/Accessories & Tray, Foot Control, & Cord

Basic Training Classes
Sewing Machine w/Accessories
1 Spool Regular Sewing Thread

BasicTraining Embroidery
Sewing Machine; Including CORD
Embroidery Unit
Medium Hoop
Embroidery Foot
2-4 Spools Embroidery Thread
Bobbin wound with Emb Bobbin Thread
Erasable Fabric Marker

Plush Embroidery
Basic Training Embroidery Supplies PLUS
      Extra Embroidery Threads (your choice) for your monogram.
      We have variety of robes that are rosey pink, dusty blue or pastel gray with creme accent.
BABY LOCK SERGER SAVVY EVENT
Oct. 26 - 28th
9 - 4pm
With Baby Lock Certified Ambassador Joan Friedrich 
Curious about what a serger can do? Or do you want to learn more about a serger or even sharpen your serger skills? This 3 day class is dictated to helping you learn more about a serger whether you are novice or experienced. Techniques including quilt blocks, ruffling, zipper insertion. Easy piping insertion, cover hem, decorative stitching, & flat locking. Learn to do serger crochet by the original creator, blanket stitch, pin tucking 3 different ways. Belt loop binder with elastic insertion, and wave stitch among other tips and techniques. Bring your Baby Lock serger or we will provide you with one. This is a fun filled class. The samples will inspire you to make more out of your serger or show what a serger will do for your sewing needs.
Class fee $199
Space Limited
Reservation/Deposit Required