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Open Studio

All Classes Are Held At:

586 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215

(Between 16th St. and Prospect Ave.)

You can sign up for classes online



Private Lessons for Adults and Children

$45 per hour

We offer one on one sewing lessons personally crafted to your skill level and project interests. As we have found that the schedules of New Yorkers (children included) are quite full, private lessons are the best way to get new skills that can fit into your busy schedule. We normally start kids on the sewing machine as early as 7. Send us and email at today to set up a lesson.



Home Ec Open Studio

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Open Studio is a supervised sewing time (not a private lesson) where you will always find a knowledgeable person to help you with questions about your projects and equipment and will always be full of creative suggestions.  Bring your project or just an idea and use our equipment to finally get to working on those ideas you've had for so long!

Open Studio is by appointment only.  To book a table and sewing machine please email

$10/hour includes access to: 

Kenmore Model 158 Sewing Machine with multipurpose and zipper foot, large and small dressmakers scissors, pin cushion w/ straight pins and hand sewing needles, Steam Iron, 8'x5' cutting table, 3'x5' cutting table, 4 thread serger, pattern making rulers, sewing reference books, adjustable dress form and much more.
Industrial Straight Stitch Machine Can Be Rented Upon Request.


All classes are held at 586 5th Ave. between 16th St and Prospect Ave.

Supply Suggestions:

Brooklyn General Store

128 Union Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 (718)237-7753

Metro Textile Corporation

265 W. 37th St. Suite 908 New York, NY 10018

Mood Designer Fabrics

225 W. 37th St. 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018

P&S Fabrics

359 Broadway between Franklin and Leonard New York, NY 10013



Terms and Conditions:

All classes are non-refundable so be sure you will be able to attend!  In order to sign up for classes and workshops payment is due at time of sign up.  Refunds cannot be offered for missed classes as your payment holds your place.  If you cannot attend class we ask that you notify us 48 hours in advance so we can offer someone else your space.  If cancellations are made within 48 hours you will be offered the next available spot that is convenient with your schedule.  If you do not make your cancellation within 48 hours there will be a $25 rescheduling fee assessed.  Please be certain your schedule permits you to arrive on time and stay for the duration of the class.  Otherwise we cannot guarantee you will finish your project before you leave.  We ask that people try to arrive 15 mnutes before the class commences.