Sewing Machine Basics Workshop

at The New York Sewing Center - Midtown

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$90 2 seats left
Start Date:

Sun, Jan 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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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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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 10 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this sewing machine class:

Ready to pick up that needle and thread for the first time and only have a few hours? Or finally take that sewing machine you bought out of the box and put it to good use?

With this workshop 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.

This class is perfect for complete beginners & people who have sewn in the past but need a refresher without commit to a 6 week class. You will learn how to competently use a sewing machine and complete a tote bag.

During this course you will learn:
  • All of the necessary sewing terminology & equipment.
  • How to make the perfect tote bag.
  • Over 6 different types of stitches & seam finishes you can complete using a sewing machine!
PROJECTS: Tote bag

FABRIC AND SUPPLIES: Sewing kits provided

PREREQUISITE: None!

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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 (6)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 4:00pm TBD 1 $90
1:00pm - 3:00pm TBD 1 $90
10:00am - 12:00pm TBD 1 $90
2:00pm - 4:00pm TBD 1 $90
10:00am - 12:00pm TBD 1 $90
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 4:00pm TBD 1 $90

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Questions & Answers (4)

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Question from Daisy P.
Are we able to bring our own fabric? Saw the photo from below, but is that the only fabric we can choose from?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Daisy! For this class, the school provides materials for the project. All tote bags are made from denim. The student is welcome to provide their own fabric, but it needs to be cut and prepared before they arrive, and they recommend staying away from anything shiny, slippery, sheer, sequined, etc. The dimensions of the cut piece of fabric are 14"x36".
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Question from Anusheh H.
Hi. I have an 8-year-old who has little experience with a sewing machine already. Would it be alright if she joined for the course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Generally, this class is geared toward adults, but they do teach children as well. They would recommend a private lesson instead. Private lessons are $60/hour, and they can teach the same skills and project as the Sewing Machine Basics Workshop, or they can gear the lesson to something more specific if she has another project in mind. You can check the private class here: https://coursehorse.com/nyc/classes/art/textile/sewing/sewing-machine/sewing-machine-basics-private-
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Question from Jen del Vino d.
Can someone show share an image of their tote bag?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Jen, here's a photo of the tote bag students will be making: http://prntscr.com/q109iw.
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Question from BM P.
What kind of sewing machine will be used for class? Can I bring my own sewing machine and learn the basics?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Sewing Center provides the Janome Sewist 500 sewing machines. If you would like to bring your own machine, a private lesson might be a better option. Hope that helps!
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Reviews of Classes at The New York Sewing Center (121)

(121 Reviews)
Sewing Machine Basics Workshop
Reviewed by sonika k. on 1/8/2020
The instructor was polite and professional. Small cozy class.
Sewing Machine Basics Workshop
Reviewed by Jacquelyn R. on 1/8/2020
Anthony is a great teacher.
Sewing Machine Basics Workshop
Reviewed by Veronica G. on 12/25/2019
The class was fun and easy to follow. Anthony was a great instructor. He was funny and had patience with my many questions. I will definitely take another class.
Sewing Machine Basics Workshop
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/12/2019
This was a really good class for a beginner with no sewing machine knowledge. We got to practice what we were taught as we went along, the instructor was helpful with answering questions, and came by and checked up on the students. We got to make a denim tote bag, which was included in the price of the class. The instructor was also flexible with what I wanted to do with the tote bag within reason.
Sewing Machine Basics Workshop
Reviewed by Magdalena B. on 12/11/2019
Learned so much and Mary was very sweet and patient!
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