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May & June
Teaching the Beginners to SEW!!!
FREE "Sewing Classes" May 22,23,24,25 & June 14 starts at 10:00

Mommy & Me Classes (8 years old and up),
Beginner Classes,
Sewing Camp
and Embroidery Camp

Click Cary Classes or Calendar for photo, description and price.
EVERYONE is WELCOME to attend
Call ahead to reserve your space 919-469-4730

Introducing the Solaris!
Welcome to our shop!


We are your local Baby Lock dealer stocked with the best sewing machines, sergers, and embroidery machines on the market.
We offer low prices, friendly service, training after the sale and on the spot financing. With great new fabrics arriving daily and lots of samples, we will inspire you. Be sure to attend one of our latest events or take a class with one of our friendly instructors.
With ALL new sewing machines we sell, we include our famous B.F.U. Program this includes: 

•Unlimited one on one instruction

•Lifetime 20% discount on any non sale items 

At Carolina Sew-n-Vac  we service most all brands of sewing machines and vacuums. We offer fast  professional service you can trust.

Classes


Perfect little cover to learn machine basics. Designed to have pockets or keep it simple with just the cover. Fall in love with sewing as you construct from start to finish a Composition cover that is perfect for kids, teens and adults. You can get as creative as you want with this one. Kim teaches you simple basics with flare and detail for your cover.

Cost: $ 25.00
Great for your wrist, clip on back packs, golf bags and more. A simple triangle design with a zipper and handle. Top stitching and add a decorative touch in class if you would like.

Cost: $ 25.00
It is a too cute little basket that highly functional. With pockets for ribbon embellishment. A great beginner project with lessons in fusible's, batting and top stitching details.

Cost: $ 25.00
This are perfect for our little sewer and years of enjoyment will follow. As she plays with the very dolls she made. A special time with Mom as we stitch up from a printed panel. Learn cutting and construction, we will complete our doll with stuffing techniques.

Cost: $ 25.00
A fun tote made with mesh and fabric. Learn simple bag construction, top stitching, how to make handles and basics in interfacing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stitch,fold, trim and sew again. This is another great beginner project with so much function. A simple change of the fabric lends you a formal evening bag or stitch with a fun fabric to make these for all your friends. One bag-Two pieces of fabric and THREE pockets. Fun and functional, great class for the beginner.

Cost: $ 25.00
Fun sizes for you to stitch. This is a very basic sewing class. Learn measuring, marking, cutting and straight stitch sewing. Full construction of your sacks will leave you with the confidence to sew these for holidays or anytime you need sack storage. Learn french seam and traditional seams as well as fast overcasting. After this class you will be more confident with machine and accessories.

Cost: $ 25.00
Are you ready to learn how to install a zipper? This is a beginner project that gives us a chance to cover new techniques with zippers. We will have the chance to do some fun stitching on our bag before constructing. Its sew simple with Kim .

Cost: $ 25.00
The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to people who believe sewing is a rewarding and creative activity and advance sewing as an art and life skill. We hope to encourage and inspire people to sew. The Raleigh, NC chapter has about 200 members who attend Neighborhood Group meetings in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Durham, and surrounding area The officers and leaders are all volunteers. ASG members are welcome to attend any or all Neighborhood Group meetings throughout the USA. Non-members may attend TWO meetings; thereafter ASG membership is required. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in sewing, machine embroidery, etc. If you are interested in attending a Neighborhood Group meeting to see our 'sewing friends network' in action and hopefully becoming a member of the ASG, please contact Renee at caryday@asgraleigh.org. The Cary Day Neighborhood Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 1030am to 12 noon. We all hope you will join us for lots of fun and encouragement. You will not be disappointed!

Join Sabrina for a great, hands on class where you will learn all the tips and tricks to create a finished quilt without all the frustration. If you are an absolute beginner or more advanced quilter that just wants to brush up on skills and techniques to get better results, this class is for you. You will complete a lap size quilt. There will be homework between classes, so come to class ready to move to the next step. This class is the first in a series that will help you build skills to become a great quilter! Contact Cary Store for more information

If you attended one of our recent Claudia Dinnell workshops, Merry Christmas stocking or a Child is Born and need a little help to finish up or even start another stocking, join Karen and she will help you get started again on either project. Bring your supplies that you had at the workshop, your prepared fabric and your embroidery machine. You may need your sewing foot if you are needing to contruct your project. ***** REMEMBER ****** you must bring your hoop and matching grid

Cost: $ 15.00
Perfect little cover to learn machine basics. Designed to have pockets or keep it simple with just the cover. Fall in love with sewing as you construct from start to finish a Composition cover that is perfect for kids, teens and adults. You can get as creative as you want with this one. Kim teaches you simple basics with flare and detail for your cover.

Cost: $ 25.00
Are you wanting to learn to sew and don't know where to begin. Join Kim and she has projects that will help you on your path.

Cost: $ FREE
Great for your wrist, clip on back packs, golf bags and more. A simple triangle design with a zipper and handle. Top stitching and add a decorative touch in class if you would like.

Cost: $ 25.00
Each month let us walk you through creating another wonderful design from Pickle Pie. For this lecture based class, you will not need to bring your machine, just pad and paper and we will provide you the software and instructions for you to take home. We will walk you through step by step on how to create the project. Sept: This is a cute but functional Needle Notebook

Cost: $ 10.00
This is perfect for our little sewer and years of enjoyment will follow. As she plays with the very dolls she made. A special time with Mom as we stitch up from a printed panel. Learn cutting and construction, we will complete our doll with stuffing techniques.

Cost: $ 25.00
It is a too cute little basket that highly functional. With pockets for ribbon embellishment. A great beginner project with lessons in fusible's, batting and top stitching details.

Cost: $ 25.00
A fun tote made with mesh and fabric. Learn simple bag construction, top stitching, how to make handles and basics in interfacing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stitch,fold, trim and sew again. This is another great beginner project with so much function. A simple change of the fabric lends you a formal evening bag or stitch with a fun fabric to make these for all your friends. One bag-Two pieces of fabric and THREE pockets. Fun and functional, great class for the beginner.

Cost: $ 25.00
Let Karen take you thru the Quilt Class in a Bag ? Continuum class. It is a series of Ruler Work Quilting classes. Continuum is the 3rd quilt in Westalee Ruler's "Creative Quilting Inspirations" Class Series. The finished quilt is 87" x 87" and will truly be your masterpiece when completed! Karen will give tips and instruction on ruler quilting techniques and also to answer any questions that arise. There is "homework" in between our classes. Each class is $30 if bought separately, or $100 if you buy all 4 classes at once. Missed the 1st class, no worries, you can jump in anytime. Students can choose any color way for their fabric selection, though we recommend a low-volume print with contrasting thread so you can easily see your Ruler Work Quilting. Wool batting is another way to make your quilted stitches puff up! Quilt Class in a Bag Ruler Kits are sold separately and are available in the store. The kit includes: All the rulers needed to create your beautiful quilt. A Yazzii bag that is valued at $40 An instructional DVD In addition, you will need the 12? arc/straight ruler

Cost: $ 100.00
Fun sizes for you to stitch. This is a very basic sewing class. Learn measuring, marking, cutting and straight stitch sewing. Full construction of your sacks will leave you with the confidence to sew these for holidays or anytime you need sack storage. Learn french seam and traditional seams as well as fast overcasting. After this class you will be more confident with machine and accessories.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Tabatha designs are as delicate as their name implies. Join Karen over a period of 5 classes, as she walks you through stitching out this beautiful wall hanging which you could enlarge. There are 20 blocks in total and your class fee includes the price of the software. The files we provide you will include quilting that is as delicate as the Tabatha designs. The designs require a hoop size that accommodates an 8? square design. In each class, we will provide you the files needed to complete your homework between classes. The choice is yours, bring your machine to class (There will be time to create at least 1 block in class.) or come to class for instructions along with show and tell and pick up your files needed to complete your homework. You need to have a hoop that will that will accommodate an 8? design.

Cost: $ 150.00
Are you ready to learn how to install a zipper? This is a beginner project that gives us a chance to cover new techniques with zippers. We will have the chance to do some fun stitching on our bag before constructing. Its sew simple with Kim .

Cost: $ 25.00
If you have ever wanted to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, then this class is for you. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your embroidery machine to get quilting results like you would see from a long-arm quilter. We will start from scratch stitching out a template and then quilt on a quilt sandwich . Please do not bring panel or quilt to work on, this is a learning opportunity and you will be able to work on you panel or quilt at home following class Requirements: Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine Software (Main Package - not expansion Package). Edge-to-Edge booklet Quilt sandwich - fabric - 2 pieces 1 1/2 yards by width of fabric, batting to match Embroidery Machine with hoop that will accommodate at least 5.6" x 9.9" design. Contrasting Embroidery Thread. Basic Embroidery Supplies

Cost: $ 40.00
This is a hands on class. We think Floriani has the best software on the market today. Don't be overwhelmed by all the functions. Join Karen as they walk you through the simple basics. This is a hands on class so you are welcome to bring your laptop, or choose to just observe. Leave class with a better knowledge of your software and the confidence to use it to its fullest. Topics for the up coming classes: Getting started Supplies: Laptop and power cord Mouse (optional) Note book and pen USB drive

Cost: $ 25.00
Hold these dates for Claudia's newest workshop 'Potting Shed' and a second workshop to be determined

Serger Scarf

Cost: $ 25.00

Classes


Perfect little cover to learn machine basics. Designed to have pockets or keep it simple with just the cover. Fall in love with sewing as you construct from start to finish a Composition cover that is perfect for kids, teens and adults. You can get as creative as you want with this one. Kim teaches you simple basics with flare and detail for your cover.

Cost: $ 25.00
Great for your wrist, clip on back packs, golf bags and more. A simple triangle design with a zipper and handle. Top stitching and add a decorative touch in class if you would like.

Cost: $ 25.00
It is a too cute little basket that highly functional. With pockets for ribbon embellishment. A great beginner project with lessons in fusible's, batting and top stitching details.

Cost: $ 25.00
This are perfect for our little sewer and years of enjoyment will follow. As she plays with the very dolls she made. A special time with Mom as we stitch up from a printed panel. Learn cutting and construction, we will complete our doll with stuffing techniques.

Cost: $ 25.00
A fun tote made with mesh and fabric. Learn simple bag construction, top stitching, how to make handles and basics in interfacing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stitch,fold, trim and sew again. This is another great beginner project with so much function. A simple change of the fabric lends you a formal evening bag or stitch with a fun fabric to make these for all your friends. One bag-Two pieces of fabric and THREE pockets. Fun and functional, great class for the beginner.

Cost: $ 25.00
Fun sizes for you to stitch. This is a very basic sewing class. Learn measuring, marking, cutting and straight stitch sewing. Full construction of your sacks will leave you with the confidence to sew these for holidays or anytime you need sack storage. Learn french seam and traditional seams as well as fast overcasting. After this class you will be more confident with machine and accessories.

Cost: $ 25.00
Are you ready to learn how to install a zipper? This is a beginner project that gives us a chance to cover new techniques with zippers. We will have the chance to do some fun stitching on our bag before constructing. Its sew simple with Kim .

Cost: $ 25.00
The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to people who believe sewing is a rewarding and creative activity and advance sewing as an art and life skill. We hope to encourage and inspire people to sew. The Raleigh, NC chapter has about 200 members who attend Neighborhood Group meetings in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Durham, and surrounding area The officers and leaders are all volunteers. ASG members are welcome to attend any or all Neighborhood Group meetings throughout the USA. Non-members may attend TWO meetings; thereafter ASG membership is required. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in sewing, machine embroidery, etc. If you are interested in attending a Neighborhood Group meeting to see our 'sewing friends network' in action and hopefully becoming a member of the ASG, please contact Renee at caryday@asgraleigh.org. The Cary Day Neighborhood Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 1030am to 12 noon. We all hope you will join us for lots of fun and encouragement. You will not be disappointed!

Join Sabrina for a great, hands on class where you will learn all the tips and tricks to create a finished quilt without all the frustration. If you are an absolute beginner or more advanced quilter that just wants to brush up on skills and techniques to get better results, this class is for you. You will complete a lap size quilt. There will be homework between classes, so come to class ready to move to the next step. This class is the first in a series that will help you build skills to become a great quilter! Contact Cary Store for more information

If you attended one of our recent Claudia Dinnell workshops, Merry Christmas stocking or a Child is Born and need a little help to finish up or even start another stocking, join Karen and she will help you get started again on either project. Bring your supplies that you had at the workshop, your prepared fabric and your embroidery machine. You may need your sewing foot if you are needing to contruct your project. ***** REMEMBER ****** you must bring your hoop and matching grid

Cost: $ 15.00
Perfect little cover to learn machine basics. Designed to have pockets or keep it simple with just the cover. Fall in love with sewing as you construct from start to finish a Composition cover that is perfect for kids, teens and adults. You can get as creative as you want with this one. Kim teaches you simple basics with flare and detail for your cover.

Cost: $ 25.00
Are you wanting to learn to sew and don't know where to begin. Join Kim and she has projects that will help you on your path.

Cost: $ FREE
Great for your wrist, clip on back packs, golf bags and more. A simple triangle design with a zipper and handle. Top stitching and add a decorative touch in class if you would like.

Cost: $ 25.00
Each month let us walk you through creating another wonderful design from Pickle Pie. For this lecture based class, you will not need to bring your machine, just pad and paper and we will provide you the software and instructions for you to take home. We will walk you through step by step on how to create the project. Sept: This is a cute but functional Needle Notebook

Cost: $ 10.00
This is perfect for our little sewer and years of enjoyment will follow. As she plays with the very dolls she made. A special time with Mom as we stitch up from a printed panel. Learn cutting and construction, we will complete our doll with stuffing techniques.

Cost: $ 25.00
It is a too cute little basket that highly functional. With pockets for ribbon embellishment. A great beginner project with lessons in fusible's, batting and top stitching details.

Cost: $ 25.00
A fun tote made with mesh and fabric. Learn simple bag construction, top stitching, how to make handles and basics in interfacing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stitch,fold, trim and sew again. This is another great beginner project with so much function. A simple change of the fabric lends you a formal evening bag or stitch with a fun fabric to make these for all your friends. One bag-Two pieces of fabric and THREE pockets. Fun and functional, great class for the beginner.

Cost: $ 25.00
Let Karen take you thru the Quilt Class in a Bag ? Continuum class. It is a series of Ruler Work Quilting classes. Continuum is the 3rd quilt in Westalee Ruler's "Creative Quilting Inspirations" Class Series. The finished quilt is 87" x 87" and will truly be your masterpiece when completed! Karen will give tips and instruction on ruler quilting techniques and also to answer any questions that arise. There is "homework" in between our classes. Each class is $30 if bought separately, or $100 if you buy all 4 classes at once. Missed the 1st class, no worries, you can jump in anytime. Students can choose any color way for their fabric selection, though we recommend a low-volume print with contrasting thread so you can easily see your Ruler Work Quilting. Wool batting is another way to make your quilted stitches puff up! Quilt Class in a Bag Ruler Kits are sold separately and are available in the store. The kit includes: All the rulers needed to create your beautiful quilt. A Yazzii bag that is valued at $40 An instructional DVD In addition, you will need the 12? arc/straight ruler

Cost: $ 100.00
Fun sizes for you to stitch. This is a very basic sewing class. Learn measuring, marking, cutting and straight stitch sewing. Full construction of your sacks will leave you with the confidence to sew these for holidays or anytime you need sack storage. Learn french seam and traditional seams as well as fast overcasting. After this class you will be more confident with machine and accessories.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Tabatha designs are as delicate as their name implies. Join Karen over a period of 5 classes, as she walks you through stitching out this beautiful wall hanging which you could enlarge. There are 20 blocks in total and your class fee includes the price of the software. The files we provide you will include quilting that is as delicate as the Tabatha designs. The designs require a hoop size that accommodates an 8? square design. In each class, we will provide you the files needed to complete your homework between classes. The choice is yours, bring your machine to class (There will be time to create at least 1 block in class.) or come to class for instructions along with show and tell and pick up your files needed to complete your homework. You need to have a hoop that will that will accommodate an 8? design.

Cost: $ 150.00
Are you ready to learn how to install a zipper? This is a beginner project that gives us a chance to cover new techniques with zippers. We will have the chance to do some fun stitching on our bag before constructing. Its sew simple with Kim .

Cost: $ 25.00
If you have ever wanted to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, then this class is for you. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your embroidery machine to get quilting results like you would see from a long-arm quilter. We will start from scratch stitching out a template and then quilt on a quilt sandwich . Please do not bring panel or quilt to work on, this is a learning opportunity and you will be able to work on you panel or quilt at home following class Requirements: Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine Software (Main Package - not expansion Package). Edge-to-Edge booklet Quilt sandwich - fabric - 2 pieces 1 1/2 yards by width of fabric, batting to match Embroidery Machine with hoop that will accommodate at least 5.6" x 9.9" design. Contrasting Embroidery Thread. Basic Embroidery Supplies

Cost: $ 40.00
This is a hands on class. We think Floriani has the best software on the market today. Don't be overwhelmed by all the functions. Join Karen as they walk you through the simple basics. This is a hands on class so you are welcome to bring your laptop, or choose to just observe. Leave class with a better knowledge of your software and the confidence to use it to its fullest. Topics for the up coming classes: Getting started Supplies: Laptop and power cord Mouse (optional) Note book and pen USB drive

Cost: $ 25.00
Hold these dates for Claudia's newest workshop 'Potting Shed' and a second workshop to be determined

Serger Scarf

Cost: $ 25.00