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We believe in hands-on learning by making, especially when it comes to the creative arts. Fashion design and sewing, though very technical, is a process with no one set of rules or style – just look at the runways today! The Fashion Class aims to teach children and teens the art of sewing, design and…

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We believe in hands-on learning by making, especially when it comes to the creative arts. Fashion design and sewing, though very technical, is a process with no one set of rules or style – just look at the runways today! The Fashion Class aims to teach children and teens the art of sewing, design and…

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Sewing Machines

Looking for a sewing machine? There are several machines we recommend that are great for kids and easy to use. The Fashion Class is a Singer Sponsored Sewing Studio. Our students work on state-of-the-art touch screen sewing machines.

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Check your child's class schedule or see upcoming workshops, day camps and events.

Overview

Our creative classes for children and teens take place after school and on weekends for multiple weeks throughout the school year. Students learn to sew real and wearable clothing in our signature Fashion Design and Sewing class over an 8-12 week period. Additional courses offered include accessory, illustration and fashion branding/marketing. All classes are offered seasonally…

Manhattan

Our fashion design and sewing classes are located in NYC. We teach students (as young as six years old) how to make clothing using real sewing machines that they can actually wear! We’re located in Midtown at 21 West 39th Street 4th Floor and on the Upper East Side at Kids at Art (1412 2nd…

Brooklyn

Our Brooklyn classes are located at the Brooklyn Apple Academy in Park Slope. The Brooklyn Apple Academy is located at 545 5th Avenues on the 2nd floor between 14th & 15th Streets in the South Slope section of Park Slope. Our Sunday sewing classes for children (ages 6-12) run throughout the school year for 8-12…

Long Island

Our fashion design and sewing classes are located at 1812 Merrick Road in Merrick NY and at 55 Lumber Road in Roslyn NY. We teach students (as young as 6 yrs old) how to make clothing using real sewing machines that they can actually wear! Our after school and weekend classes for children & teenagers run…

Overview

Create with Sewing and Fashion Design Camp! We offer children’s fashion design and sewing camps during summer break, winter recess, spring break and for 1-day during most school holidays in our Midtown Manhattan and Merrick Long Island studios. Our students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design and even fabric science! Each day is…

Manhattan

Make Friends with Fashion (Camp) – Manhattan The Fashion Class offers creative and fun fashion design camps for Kids ages 6-12 years old in Midtown Manhattan throughout the school year, winter break, spring break and summer; June, July and August. We also have a separate summer camp for Teens (13-17 years old) that focuses on…

Long Island

Make Friends with Fashion (Camp) – Long Island The Fashion Class offers creative and fun fashion design camps for Kids ages 6-12 years old in Merrick Long Island throughout the school year, winter break, spring break and summer; June, July and August. We also have a separate summer camp for Teens (13-17 years old) that…

Overview

Join us for fun sewing and fashion workshops offered monthly at The Fashion Class. Perfect for trying out sewing for the first time to see if your child would like to take a longer course or for seasoned sewers who want to make a specific project! We offer Halloween costume making in October, American Girl doll…

Workshops in Manhattan

Join us for fun and fabulous sewing and fashion workshops offered seasonally at The Fashion Class! Perfect for trying out sewing for the first time to see if your child would like to take a longer course or for seasoned sewers who want to make a specific project.

Sewing workshops for Kids

Workshops in Long Island

Join us for sewing and fashion one-day workshops offered seasonally at The Fashion Class in Merrick for kids and adults too. Kids can learn to sew in a fun and safe environment while adults workshops will teach sewing techniques and more!

Sewing workshops for Kids in Merrick

Overview

Looking for an amazing birthday party that all the parents can’t stop talking about? Our Fashion Design Birthday Parties for girls and boys allow your birthday child and their guests to actually sew real clothing! Our creative parties for kids feature different make and take projects in the areas of  Sewing, Fashion Design or DIY/Crafting….

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Fashionable Birthday Cake Contact us for pricing Our delicious Fashion Cakes are made by Icing on the Cake NYC in Midtown and Bri Lynn Desserts in Merrick. Choose from polka-dot, sewing notions, and Paris themed designs. Cake flavors include red velvet, vanilla and chocolate with vanilla, chocolate, or cookies ‘n cream filling. All cakes are…

Request a Party

Please fill out the form to request a birthday party at The Fashion Class! Our event coordinator will get back to you to plan your child’s special event.

Overview

Our group lessons for children, teens and adults cover a wide variety of sewing and creative lessons! We cater directly to Girl Scout troops with discounted “badge-earning themed” sewing lessons and other creative projects like entrepreneurship and recycled jewelry making. Join us for your child’s play date or tween group hang out with their friends…

Girl Scout Fashion Activities

We offer a variety of creative activities for Girl Scouts! Sewing, design and illustration are the perfect activities for Girl Scouts, Brownies, Juniors, Cadette’s and Seniors to earn key badges! Our projects are educational, rewarding and fabulously fun. Plus TFC regularly teaches courses with themes like Entrepreneurship and Product Design; all geared toward fashion. Girl…

Play Dates and Group Lessons

Need a cool place for your child and friends to spend a few hours? Want to host a birthday activity without the party stuff? A group lesson is perfect for play dates and groups of kids who love to create! Our activities are for 2 or more children who want a fun and fab hang-out….

Visiting NYC?

This is a fun group activity for children, teens and adults interested in Fashion Design or fans of the show Project Runway! Meet us at our Manhattan Studio as we channel Tim Gunn and give you your next fashion challenge. After we arrive at Mood Designer Fabrics (where the designers shop on Project Runway) you will have thirty minutes to select and purchase your fabric. Back at the studio it’s time to design, sew and decorate your project. Will you be in or out?

Home School Sewing and Design Classes

Expand your child’s creativity with home-school group lessons at The Fashion Class! Fashion Design and Sewing is not only super fun and fabulous – it teaches elements of math, science and the arts in a real-life hands-on way. At our fashion studios we welcome home school groups who’re curious about fashion design, sewing and want…

School Field Trips

With our large sewing and art studios The Fashion Class makes a wonderful field trip for school-aged students. We’ve hosted everything from pre-school children learning about types of clothing to college students learning to sew! With discounted pricing, day trips to our studio are filled with hands-on educational fun. Perfect for all age groups we…

Sewing for Adults

Our brand new adult classes and workshops cover specific projects and activities for adults who want to learn to sew in a fun and fabulous environment! Join us for a few evening hours to create one-of-a kind projects that you can actually use. Learn on state of the art Singer Sewing machines (Quantum Stylist Touch)…

Overview

Our on-site enrichment sewing and fashion programs bring the design and creativity to you! Perfect for public and private schools, libraries or other facilities our programs can run during the day or after school throughout the year at your facility. Aside from machine sewing, The Fashion Class specializes in educating children and teens in other…

In School Fashion Program

Our ‘in-school’ after school program brings fashion education to your students! Our program is fun, affordable, educational and easy to implement. The after school program can be customized for your school by amount of students, number of weeks and lessons. We designed the program to be: 90 minute classes  once per week 10-16 week long…

Library Sewing Programs

Our Library Fashion Design and Sewing programs can be a one-day workshop or a multi-day course. With plenty of sewing and crafting lessons, guests will enjoy designing and creating a one-of-a-kind clothing, accessory or room decor item. Our professional and trained instructors will arrive day-of with all necessary supplies, set up the classroom, instruct your…

Our Policies

1. Our Policies

Please note The Fashion Class requires a waiver form to be signed for all participants under eighteen years of age by their parent or guardian prior to attending a class, camp or workshop with The Fashion Class.

We take our policies seriously, please read our policies for classes, camps, workshops and birthday parties below prior to registering:

2. Multi-Week Classes - Cancellation, Refund Make-Up and Exchange Policy

1. Seats in our classes are based on availability and require registration as well as a non-refundable deposit of 30 percent of the total class fee. This deposit is non-refundable and reserves a seat in the class for your child.

2. Should The Fashion Class cancel a class a refund will be made in full within 10 business days.

3. Your child's registration can be transferred to another class time or day with one week notice (based on availability). Transfer must be of equal value.

4. Should you need to cancel your registration for any reason one week prior to the start date of the class The Fashion Class will process a refund (less the non-refundable deposit) within 10 business days.

5. Deposits/payment cannot be transferred to another student.

6. Balance is due at the start of class.

7. We do not take registrations on a trial basis; we offer one-day seasonal workshops and private lessons and welcome students to take an introductory lesson prior to registering for a full course. You may also make an appointment to visit our studio.

8. We do not pro-rate classes but offer make-up options for classes missed; please see our make-up class policies below:
We understand life happens! In order to keep your child's fashion education on track we can accommodate up to two make up classes per course for Fashion Design and Sewing Class (kids and teens). Make up classes are taken during another sewing class time and require advance scheduling so that we're ready with your child's project and any special instruction for the teacher.

Our make-up class policy is for multi-week sewing classes only offered during the fall, winter, and spring terms.

Please note there are no make-up classes for our 1-hour design courses, workshops or special events. Please see our refund and cancellation policy for more information.

3. Day Camps - Cancellation, Refund and Exchange Policy

1. Seats in our school break & summer camps are based on availability and do require registration as well as a deposit of 30 percent of the total registration fee. This deposit is non-refundable and reserves a seat in camp for your child. One day camp fees of $100 or less require payment in full at time of registration.

2. Should The Fashion Class cancel camp a refund will be made in full within 10 business days.

3. Cancellation & Refunds (Camp only)
o Should you need to cancel your child's registration for any reason one month prior to the start date of camp The Fashion Class will process a refund (less the non-refundable deposit) within 10 business days.
o 15-30 days until the session start date, 50% refund
o 2 weeks prior to start of camp session, 25% refund

4.The Fashion Class does not pro-rate camp weeks for missed days or time.

5. Up to 2 make up camp days may be scheduled for dates missed due to illness with a doctor's note. Make-up camp date(s) must be in the same season (i.e. fall, winter, spring or summer) of the missed date(s).

6. Your child's registration can be transferred to another class time or day with three weeks notice (based on availability). Transfer must be of equal value. Deposits/payment cannot be transferred to another student.

7. Balance is due on the first day of camp.

8. Any no-shows will forfeit their camp fee.

9. The Fashion Class does not take registrations on a trial basis; we offer workshops and private lessons and welcome students to try out our classes before registering for a camp. You may also make an appointment to visit our studio.

4. 1-Day Workshops - Cancellation, Refund and Exchange Policy

1. Seats in our one day workshops are based on availability and do require payment in full at time of registration.

2. Should The Fashion Class cancel a workshop a refund will be made in full within 10 business days.

3. Cancellation & Refunds (workshop only): Should you need to cancel your child's registration for any reason one month prior to the start date of the workshop The Fashion Class will process a refund within 10 business days.

4. Your child's registration can be transferred to another workshop with three weeks notice (based on availability). Transfer must be of equal value.

5. Payment cannot be transferred to another student.

6. Any no-shows will forfeit their workshop fee.

5. Birthday Parties & Group Events - Cancellation, Refund and Exchange Policy

1. All parties/events require a non-refundable 30% deposit to reserve our studio. The balance is due the day of your child’s party. Birthday party cancellations will result in the forfeiture of the deposit.

2. We require three weeks advance notice for any date or time changes. The Fashion Class will do our best to accommodate your requested date based on availability provided your new date is within three months of the original date.

3. Our birthday party prices are per child. We will contact you 48 hrs prior to your child’s party to get a final guest count; this is the number we will use when determining your balance. You will be charged for any extra guests who may not have rsvp’d.

4. The Fashion Class cannot accommodate a guest increase of more than 4 children, please be as accurate as possible with your guest count when booking your party.

5. The Fashion Class does not charge for adults or siblings who stay throughout the party so long as the amount does not exceed the number of participating children. We charge $5 per person for additional guests beyond this number.

6. Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy sets out how The Fashion Class uses and protects any information that you give The Fashion Class when you use this website. The Fashion Class is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Fashion Class may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.


We may collect the following information:
o your name
o student’s first name and age
o contact information including phone and email address

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to complete reservations for our services, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We may use the information to improve our products and services. We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. We will never sell your information.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Please contact us with any questions at 646-329-6663 or email create@thefashionclass.com

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