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CHRISTmas Bling
*Sewing Machines Etc Classes
  • *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.
  • *See store for Details

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! 
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
To be guaranteed a spot, prepayment is required.
*Classes KNOXVILLE  Location     8419 Kingston Pike
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 some basics of your machine: Threading, Winding Bobbin, etc.

Class I Fri, March 23rd 11-2  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  Sat.  April 28th  11-2pm  Tucks, Pleats, Gathering, Elastic   Kit $5
Class IV  TBA Zippers, Piping/Cording, Applique  Kit $5
Class V   TBA Quilting: Preparing, Batting, Piecing, Techniques Kit $10

Basic Training Embroidery  Sat Feb 3rd 10:30-3 (break around 12:00)
Embroidery Machine Owners   Threads, Stabilizers, Hoops, + Sewing/Saving a Design    Kit $10*


"BL IQ" BASIC TRAINING Thurs, Feb 1st 11-2

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
All Classes Supply List
Basic Sewing Supplies: Bobbins, Pins, Machine Needles, Fabric Marker, Scissors
Sewing Machine w/Accessories & Tray, Foot Control, & Cord
Pen & Paper

Basic Training Classes
Sewing Machine w/Accessories: Feet that came with your machine, Empty Bobbin, Foot control, Power cord
1 Spool Regular Sewing Thread

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

Don't forget to make your reservation!
Friday April 27th 1-4pm
Expand your Overlock skills!
Learning: Rolled Hems! Ruffles!
And take home a cute multi purpose bag!
Class Fee $30/25 +kit

Supply List:
Serger, power cord and foot control, scissors, 90/14 needles, 4 spools neutral serger thread,
1 spool of Maxilock Stretch (emerald) or Exquisite (#777, #990, or #317)
optional: Ruffling foot, Piping foot
Kimberbell Club

Thursday, April 26th  11am
Embroidery Birthday Card
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