Top NYC Sewing Courses

  • 92nd Street Y Sashiko Mending

    This three-hour in-person sashiko mending course is for beginner artists who want to learn how to mend and decorate textiles using the Japanese sashiko technique. Students will learn how to choose fabrics, select thread colors, and use sashiko stitches to repair and embellish textiles.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $90
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Machine Sewing II

    In this intermediate-level course, you'll expand your knowledge of sewing techniques and explore more complex projects. Learn advanced skills such as garment construction, pattern modification, and professional finishing techniques, all while honing your precision and creativity on the sewing machine. Whether you aspire to create custom clothing or enhance your sewing repertoire, this course will empower you to confidently tackle more challenging projects.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • 92nd Street Y Dyeing Fabric with Ice

    This three-hour in-person course is for students interested in dyeing cotton fabric using ice cubes. Students will learn how to set up a fabric dyeing station safely and how to use various supplies.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $170
    • 6 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Machine Sewing

    This beginner-level course is a great way to learn the basics of machine sewing. The instructor will teach you about different machine sewing techniques, such as straight seams, zig-zag seams, and buttonholes. You will also learn how to measure and cut fabric, and how to press your seams.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Introduction to Shoemaking

    This introductory shoemaking course in New York is an eight-week program teaching participants the basics of leatherworking and shoemaking, from how to select leather and soles, to essential construction patterns and techniques, to customizing shoes with beading and embossing. Over the eight weeks, participants will gain the skills and confidence to make a pair of leather shoes with their design.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $395
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Nuno Felt Art Scarf

    In this Nuno Felt Art Scarf course, participants will use natural fibers to create a beautiful and unique piece of art. They will learn the art of felt making with various techniques such as layering, blending, and three-dimensional felting. With the help of experienced instructors, participants will have the chance to create a special piece of art while learning lots of new techniques.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $205
    • 5 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Embroidery in 90 Minutes: Floral Monogram

    In this one-and-a-half-hour in-person embroidery course, students of all levels will learn two basic embroidery stitches paired with two more advanced, decorative stitches, which combine to form a piece with stunning texture and details. Students will learn how to use a three inch embroidery hoop, floss, a size 24 chenille embroidery needles, a water-soluble tracing pen, and a choice of colored felt.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $60
    • 1 Hour
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Embroidery Basics: Making a Sampler

    In this hands-on class, participants will learn the fundamental techniques of embroidery, including various stitches, pattern creation, and color coordination. Through creating a sampler, students will develop a solid foundation in embroidery, enabling them to explore their creativity and apply these skills to future projects.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $90
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Crochet for Beginners

    Learn the basics of crochet in this beginner-friendly class in NYC. Through this weekly twp-hour session, participants will be taught basic crochet stitches, how to read patterns, and creating and finishing a project. By the end of the course, participants will leave with the skills to create their unique patterns and projects.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • Craftsman Ave Date Night: Craft a Custom Leather Bag

    In this course, participants will have the opportunity to craft their own custom leather bags! Through demonstrations and guidance, the instructor will help students to choose and cut the leather, machine and hand-stitch it, and add design accents. This materials-included course will provide an evening of creativity-filled fun!

    In-person @ 117 11th Street, Brooklyn, New York
    • $345
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Craftsman Ave Craft a Custom Leather Wallet (Intro to Leatherwork)

    This leather crafting course in New York City teaches participants the basics of leather work and then lets them make custom wallets. With expert guidance and all materials provided, participants will learn how to choose and prepare their leather, cut it accurately, assemble the components, and dye and seal the wallet.

    In-person @ 117 11th Street, Brooklyn, New York
    • $195
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Crochet 101: Chunky Cowl

    Learn the basics of crochet in this beginner workshop! This six-hour course will teach participants everything they need to know to get started in this craft. Students will create several projects and learn how to read basic patterns and pick out the right materials.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $45
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Denim Mending

    Learn how to make and mend a pair of denim pants in this textile art class. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of denim construction, as well as advanced textile techniques including button-making, topstitching, and more. They will also be able to walk away with and use their own unique pairs of denim jeans.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $55
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    • All Levels
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Indigo Shibori Dyeing

    This intensive course offers participants an in-depth exploration of the traditional Japanese art of Shibori dyeing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn a variety of dyeing techniques and will create unique and beautiful fabric designs throughout the course. No previous experience is necessary.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $75
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Open Sewing

    This course provides an open space to explore the world of sewing. Participants will learn the basics of textile craft, like threading a needle, hemming, and working with different fabrics, as well as more complex sewing skills and techniques. Through practice, participants will gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to create apparel and other textile projects.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $7
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Sew a Buckthorn Backpack

    This sewing class teaches participants how to create a stylish buckthorn backpack from scratch. Learn the fundamentals of constructing a waterproof backpack while making unique design choices with fabrics, straps, and more. Perfect for first-time sewers or experienced stitchers looking to refine their skills.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $185
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Sew a Saltwater Slip Dress

    This beginner-level course offers a fun introduction to sewing and designing clothes, focusing on how to make a saltwater slip dress. Participants will learn the basics of hand-sewing, how to use a sewing machine, pattern-drafting techniques, and how to construct a slip dress for maximum comfort and style. All the skills necessary to understand the fundamentals of garment construction and design will be provided by the experienced instructor.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $155
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Sewing 101: Tote Bag

    This sew-to-go course teaches students the basics of sewing, including machine operation, stitching techniques, and how to use patterns. Through hands-on instruction, participants will learn to use basic materials to construct a tote bag and have the opportunity to customize it with color and texture. All supplies needed for the course are provided.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $85
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Sew a Hip Pack

    Learn to sew a stylish yet functional Hip Pack in this beginner-level sewing class. Through step-by-step instruction and guidance from an experienced instructor, participants will gain all of the necessary skills and supplies to create and customize their own Hip Pack. They will receive personal guidance and support throughout the process.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $95
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    • Beginner
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  • Brooklyn Craft Company Sew Zipper Pouches

    This beginner sewing class will introduce participants to basic skills in constructing and designing zipper pouches. Participants can learn how to work with different materials, how to operate a sewing machine, and how to create, customize, and personalize their finished pouch. Many techniques will be covered in this class to ensure that participants can perfect the art of sewing.

    In-person @ 165 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
    • $85
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    • Beginner
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