Tuesday, January 13, 2009

sewing classes around NYC

Manhattan From the TramThis is a list of classes that I just shared with my NYC Sewing Meetup Group and I figured I'd add it here as well. It's amazing how many great sewing classes you can take in the NYC area. We're so spoiled for choice here.


Purl Soho Classes
Full class list online

Sewing with Knits for Baby with Heather Ross
Wednesdays Feb 18th, 25th, and March 4th 7:15- 9:15pm

Skirts that Work with Heather Ross
Tuesdays Feb 24th, 3rd, and March 10th 7:15- 9:15pm

Machine Sewing with Cassandra
Mondays March 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th 7:15- 9:15pm


Sew Fast Sew Easy
Full Class list online

Beginner Sewing
- lots of classes listed online:

Pleated Skirt Class
Thursday Evenings, starting 02/26/2009, ending 03/05/2009, 6:00-8:30pm

Intermediate Sewing - Skirts
Wednesday afternoons, starting 02/11/2009, ending 03/18/2009,
Saturday Afternoons, starting 02/21/2009, ending 03/28/2009,

Moulage - Bodice Pattern Drafting
Monday Evenings, starting 02/23/2009, ending 03/16/2009, 6:00-9:00


Soul Collection - Intro to Patternmaking and Sewing
Full class schedule online


Make Workshop
Full class list online

intro to sewing machine
- many, many dates listed

one-night pillow making workshop
sat jan 31 3:00pm – 5:00pm
fri feb 27 6:00pm – 8:00pm
thu mar 05 6:30pm – 8:30pm

invisible zipper 101 workshop
sat feb 21 3:00pm – 4:30pm
fri mar 06 6:30pm – 8:00pm


The City Quilter classes
Full class list online

Intro to Machine Sewing
Wednesdays, Jan 21, 28 12 - 2 or 6 - 8 PM
or March 18, 25 12 - 2 or 6 - 8 PM

Open Sewing Dropin
Mondays Jan 26, Feb 23, March 23, April 27
4-8 PM

Rectangle Bag
Wed April 29 1-5 PM


FIT Knitting, Jewelry and Sewing Non Credit classes:


Lindsay T said...

Wendy, thanks for posting this. I'm searching for the right class for me...I know it's out there.

a little sewing on the side said...

Holy moly, I might have some free museums in Dc but you sure have a lot of cool looking classes to choose from.

I hope this spreads to the rest of the US.

Laura McCracken said...


I hope this is Ok to mention that I teach sewing in Brooklyb Heights. My calsses are private for 1 or 2 students so you really get all the attenion you need to learn how to sew. You can find me at www.SewNewYorK.com

Thanks for putting up such a great list. And thank you ahead of time for hopefully being able to post this here. Be well and thanks again.

Laura McCracken