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Sewing 101: Basics (Private)

at The New York Sewing Center - Midtown

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$60 10 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Mar 30, 10:00am - 8:00pm

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Location:
Midtown, Manhattan
246 W 38th St 5th Fl, #504
Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues
New York, New York 10018
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Price is for a 1 hr Private Lesson within the time block, subject to instructor availability.
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 10 and older
Average Class Size: 8

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this sewing class:

Ready to pick up that needle and thread for the first time? Or finally take that sewing machine you bought out of the box and put it to good use? With Sewing 101 we are going back to the basics, starting from scratch, and taking you step by step through all the essentials to make learning to sew a fun and inspiring experience.

Sewing 101 is perfect for complete beginners & people who have sewn in the past but need a refresher, where they will learn how to competently use a sewing machine and complete a skirt from a commercial pattern!

During this course you will learn:
  • all of the necessary sewing terminology & equipment
  • how to read a commercial pattern
  • how to choose the right fabric for a garment, either a skirt or drawstring pants (for the men)
  • how to make bags with professional closures
  • how to set in a zipper and waistband
  • have to identify fabric grain lines
  • over 6 different types of stitches & seam finishes you can complete using a sewing machine!
Projects: drawstring bag, zippered pouch, skirt or drawstring pants from a commercial pattern

Fabric & Supplies: To be discussed after registration

Important Notes:
  • Scheduling for private lessons is flexible and subject to the instructor's availability.

  • If the instructor is unavailable during the date or time originally booked, CourseHorse and the class provider will help arrange for a reschedule that works for both parties.

  • Once a date and time is decided on, the class provider's standard cancellation policy applies. 

  • In the event that schedules don't match up and a date and time cannot be scheduled, students are entitled to a refund.

  • Price is for one person for one hour class.

  • Once you have signed up for your preferable day, the instructor will email you and let you know what hours are available.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Must give 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule a class. Student will receive either a full refund or exchange.

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Start Dates (32)
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10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
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10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
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10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
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10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
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10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60
10:00am - 8:00pm TBD 1 $60

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Questions & Answers (4)

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Question from Kathleen J.
I’m not clear, does this sewing 101 (private) class (1 hr) teach enough that I would be able to take the beginner pattern class next?
Answer from kristine F. Verified Educator
Hi Kathleen! In private lessons, we can teach anything you'd like and at your own pace. You could start a pattern-making lesson at any time. Whatever interests you! For the Beginner Pattern Making Class, I would recommend taking our Sewing 101 Class or taking a few private lessons to get really comfortable with the sewing machine first. Please let me know if you have any other questions!
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Question from anonymous
Is there an additional cost for the fabric & supplies?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! They sell supplies for sewing projects that are $12 each. Thank you.
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Question from michael R.
Can you do private lessons on Sony computer machines?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Mike! The instructor teaches on Janome Sewist 500 machines, but you can bring your own machine if you’d like. Hope this helps!
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Question from anonymous
Can you teach me on an industrial sewing machine like a Juki?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! They do not have an industrial machine at the sewing center, but they do offer in-home lessons and if you have that machine they can teach you how to use it. If you're interested, send us a message at [email protected] so we can arrange it for you.
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Reviews of Classes at The New York Sewing Center (142)

(142 Reviews)
Sewing 101: Basics (Private)
Reviewed by Cassandre D. on 3/1/2020
Great instructor and starter packages.
Sewing 101: Basics (Private)
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/18/2020
Great class , the instructor was really nice and explained everything very well
Sewing 101: Basics (Private)
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/29/2020
Very informative
Sewing 101: Basics (Private)
Reviewed by chrysanthi p. on 7/6/2019
It was awesome !! I had so much fun and learned how to sew !
Sewing 101: Basics (Private)
Reviewed by Kevyn V. on 5/11/2019
The instructors were patient and very informative and easy to comprehend. 5/5
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