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Want to spruce up your bedroom or living room? Creating the perfect pillow is a great way to add color, texture, or a pop to any room in your home. Learn how to sew various pillow sizes and shapes while adding fringe and a zipper.
This class is perfect for beginners and intermediate levels. Learn how to make a pillow and all of the fun additions, and walk away with a pillow you made. We also offer kits of pre-cut pillow supplies so if you want to bring home a match and make it on your own, you have the option. The kits are available for $20 and can be purchased after the class. The first one that we make in class is on us!
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The New York Sewing Center
246 W 38th St 5th Fl, #504
Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues
New York, New York 10018 Midtown, Manhattan
246 W 38th St 5th Fl, #504
Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues
New York, New York 10018
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The New York Sewing Center offers sewing, design, and private classes to people of all ages! Located in the heart of the garment district in NYC.
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Experiment different techniques with different materials during your session. At the end, you’ll surprise yourself. It is a freestyle, semi-private session rather than a traditional structured instruction, so after learning the fundamentals, you are free to explore weaving on your own. You'll enjoy your weaving journey on a loom. If you have questions...
Tuesday Oct 15th, 10am - 5pm
Private sewing class - fastest way to learn sewing! Machine and hand sewing for all levels students, from total beginners to advanced level. Enjoy choosing your own sewing project! Examples of students sewing projects: Skirt, tote bag, dress, poncho, shirt, jacket, learning to shorten/hem pants and jackets, alter clothes, sewing buttons and patching,...
Saturday Oct 19th, 10am - 6pm
Learn the basics of painting on silk with color washes, nontoxic resist lines, applied textures, and more. In one intensive day, students will each make a 34" crepe de chine square for wearing or framing. Best-quality materials will be used, some of which are included. Additional supply information will be emailed prior to the class.
Sunday Oct 27th, 10am - 6pm
For total beginners–if you've been wanting to learn to sew or you haven’t touched a machine in years, this is the class for you. In just one evening we’ll walk you through the basics; you’ll leave class with a finished elastic-waisted skirt. Here’s what we’ll cover: Basic intro to a sewing machine, including how to sew a straight seam...
Wednesday Oct 30th, 1pm - 4pm
If you are looking for a weaving place for the first challenge, a new hobby, or relaxation, this class is perfect match for you! Even if you are an experienced weaver, you will be surprised by the smoothness of the SAORI loom and experience a weaving journey. This introductory class is the 2-hour setting to enjoy weaving and complete a tapestry to...
Tuesday Oct 15th, 10am - 12pm
From this class, you will design a cardholder and be introduced to basic leather making tools. You will learn how to construct a cardholder and use techniques, such as saddle-stitching, sanding, and edge-painting. Have fun personalizing your cardholders by engraving initials!
Monday Oct 14th, 1pm - 3pm
This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs! If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop...
Monday Nov 4th, 10am - 12pm
Students learn the basic concepts of working with leather while developing skills for designing and working with patterns, materials, tools, sewing and finishing techniques. Important Things to Note: Our classes are designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final product. Our mission is to provide skills and knowledge for a lifetime...
Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words. If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together,...
Wednesday Nov 6th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori with indigo dye in this beginner class. We start, learning how to begin your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding, tieing and binding resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around...
Thursday Oct 24th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
In this one night workshop, students learn the basics of creating an all organic indigo dye vat, and how to dye with it. Fabric will be provided, but feel free to bring along some light colored natural fabrics to experiment with (cotton, linen, wool, etc)! The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment....
Thursday Nov 21st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Forage for your dye from nature, grow some in your garden, or grab from your kitchen! In this class you'll learn why we need to properly prep your fabrics, use natural materials to get lasting colors, and how to use modifiers to change shades or fix your work. Even some shibori and bundle dyeing. Each student will get to dye...
Sunday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7:45pm
Carry handmade on-the-go! Upgrade your daily travel style with a custom wallet, complete with your hand-stamped initials. This chic accessory carries credits cards, business cards, cash – even a phone! Don’t consider yourself a DIYer? No problem! Absolute beginners are welcome to our Jams. Leather is a great material to work with and in this class,...
Saturday Oct 26th, 3pm - 5pm
In this workshop, you'll learn how to set up your loom and how to weave, while experimenting with color, pattern and texture. Take your loom home and continue to create after class! The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment. Materials, skills and fun supplied. Wine will also be included but you...
Tuesday Nov 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
In this introduction to knitting, students will learn the basics, from casting on to binding off, with simple stitches in between to create a scarf, hat, baby blanket, and more. All supplies included.
Thursday Oct 17th, 6:30pm - 9pm(2 sessions)
Does the thought of using a sewing machine for the first time intimidate you? Do you own a sewing machine and have no idea how to use it? Are you thinking of buying one, but have no idea where to start? If you answered YES to any of these questions, the Sewing Machine Basics Class is for you! Our Sewing Machine Basics Workshop covers: ...
Wednesday Oct 30th, 7pm - 9pm
In this 12-hour class, students will learn the basics of machine knitting on their own individual Brother 864 standard gauge knitting machine. Students will learn the cast on and cast off processes, how to get a finished edge, how to increase and decrease, and garment finishing. Students will walk away with a finished project. Examples of projects...
Saturday Nov 2nd, 11am - 5pm(2 sessions)
In this class, students will learn how to create a small, basic leather wallet, while learning about rivets and professional stitching techniques that look like machine made! The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment. Materials, skills and fun supplied. Wine is also included but you are welcome...
Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and get some practice by making a small pin cushion! All tools and supplies are included, so all you have to bring is yourself and your interest in learning! No sewing experience necessary. Cutting mats, sewing machines, neutral thread and iron will be provided for use in the classroom. Optional...
Thursday Nov 7th, 1pm - 3pm
Have a pair of pants that needs a quick hem? Or a dress that needs to be taken in a little to fit just right? Come join us at The New York Sewing Center for our Alterations Workshop, our basic course for quick fixes and altering clothes. During this course you will learn: how and where to add or remove ease from a garment to achieve ideal fit how...
Friday Oct 18th, 10am - 12pm
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