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$75 1 seat left
Start Date:

Sun, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Midtown, Manhattan
246 W 38th St 5th Fl, #504
Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues
New York, New York 10018
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 10 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this sewing class:

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 to adjust a hemline with hand & machine stitches
PROJECT: Adjust and perfect the fit of your pre-made garment.

FABRIC AND SUPPLIES: Student brings in one garment to be altered in workshop.


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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 (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:00pm - 3:00pm TBD 1 $75
2:00pm - 4:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:30pm - 8:30pm TBD 1 $75
2:00pm - 4:00pm TBD 1 $75

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Question from Andrew E.
Do you need to know how to use a sewing machine or have any experience prior to taking this class?
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Hi Andrew, no prior experience is required to take this class. Everyone is welcome to attend. Thanks!

Reviews of Classes at The New York Sewing Center (125)

(125 Reviews)
Alterations Workshop
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/9/2019
I learned the basic idea of alterations. Definitely should have basic knowledge and beginner's practice sewing with a sewing machine, but the instructor was super helpful in preparing the thread and sewing machine for me and taught me a little how to use it for what I needed to do, so no need to be worried or scared about entering without any experience. It helps, though.
Alterations Workshop
Reviewed by Donna P. on 9/24/2019
Best class ever Thorough, Concise, Energetic and Intelligent!
Alterations Workshop
Reviewed by Anonymous on 9/23/2019
Very helpful and practical, and all of us walked away with some knowledge of at least a starting point for altering clothing ourselves at home. The instructor was very nice, the only con is that one student was hogging the professor a bit more than other students, and the two hours flew by so i felt the rest of us did not get as much hands on help compared to the one student.
Alterations Workshop
Reviewed by Hoa N. on 2/22/2019
Chloe was a great instructor! She was very helpful and gave everyone in the class enough attention! Would totally come back!
Alterations Workshop
Reviewed by Miriam L. on 12/19/2018
Super fun class, and it was great to learn a lot from how other alterations worked. The instructor, Timothy, was lovely and knowledgeable. I will definitely be able to use what I learned if I ever own a sewing machine! Only thing to think about...the class wasn’t long enough for everyone to complete their alteration so my recommendation would be to make the class size smaller, the class one hour longer, or indicate in the description that students may not finish their projects just so that the expectation is realistic going in.
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