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The Fashion Class offers fabulous fashion design and sewing classes, camps and birthday parties for children & teens ages 6 – 17. Students learn to sew, design clothing & accessories and even create their own fashion brand. Our courses run throughout the year after school and on weekends. Classes end with a free fashion show…

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The Fashion Class offers fabulous fashion design and sewing classes, camps and birthday parties for children & teens ages 6 – 17. Students learn to sew, design clothing & accessories and even create their own fashion brand. Our courses run throughout the year after school and on weekends. Classes end with a free fashion show…

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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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Overview

Our sewing, fashion design, accessory, illustration and fashion branding/marketing classes for children and teens take place after school and on weekends throughout the school year. All courses are offered seasonally during the Fall, Winter and Spring. Throughout the summer months we host separate children and teen summer camps in our dedicated sewing studios; Midtown Manhattan and Merrick Long…

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 summer fashion design camps, winter break camps, one day school break camps, holiday camp and spring break camp in Manhattan New York and Merrick Long Island. Our students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design and even fabric science! Each day is broken out into…

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…

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.

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!

Private Sewing Lessons

Need to learn how to sew? Want to take your skills to the next level? Our private sewing and sketching lessons for children teens and adults can cover beginner, intermediate and advanced sewing, fashion illustration and portfolio development. We work on easy to use Singer sewing machines in our fully equipped sewing studios. You can…

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 for: 90 minute classes once per week 10-16 week long program…

Girl Scout Troops & Schools

We love hosting Girl Scout Troops and school field trips at The Fashion Class! 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 downright chic. Plus TFC regularly teaches courses with themes like Entrepreneurship and Product Design; all…

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?

Overview

Birthday Parties at The Fashion Class take place in our Midtown or Merrick locations. The birthday girl or boy can choose from a sewing project, a craft project or a runway show. Please download our brochures below for more information and pricing:        All of our birthday party packages include: Use of separate party…

Sewing Birthday Parties

Our sewing party packages are perfect for children (ages 5+) and teenagers of all skill levels. Party goers learn to use a sewing machine while they create their project. Our friendly and professional staff (who also teach our regular sewing courses) handles the technical “stuff” so that the party can get started and children have a blast. We…

Craft Birthday Parties

Create something fabulous this year with one of our fashion design birthday parties – perfect for large groups! Our craft and accessory design parties are perfect for children or teens of all skill levels. All of our projects and tried and true; we pick only the most fun, stylish and creative projects that our students…

Fashion Runway Birthday Parties

Walk the Runway in the Most Unique Birthday Party Ever! Our Fashion Runway Birthday Party (ages 6+) is quite an event! Our facility is set up into various stations: Hair, Make-up, Nails, Glitter Tattoos, Styling, and Accessorizing. Children visit each station until they are completely ready to hold their very own fashion show. The lights…

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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.

Fashion Runway Birthday Parties

Walk the Runway in the Most Unique Birthday Party Ever!

FashionRunwayOur Fashion Runway Birthday Party (ages 6+) is quite an event! Our facility is set up into various stations: Hair, Make-up, Nails, Glitter Tattoos, Styling, and Accessorizing. Children visit each station until they are completely ready to hold their very own fashion show. The lights go down and the music comes on as the Birthday Girl and her friends walk in their own private fashion show on our 24′ foot light-up raised runway! A photographer photographs each ‘model’ and each attendee leaves with their own runway photo. We provide the decorations, paper goods, goody bags, and all supplies. All parties take place in our Midtown or Merrick locations.


TherunwaybirthdayHow it Works:

Guests spend about fifteen minutes at each station working with one of our stylists:

  • Hair – Children can choose from a variety of fashionable styles and up-dos
  • Make-up – We provide make-up application; eyeshadow, lip gloss, and blush
  • Glitter Tattoos – These fun tattoos last about 2 weeks or come off easily with rubbing alcohol
  • Nails – A fashion show is not complete without manicures. Our nail art stylist will paint and decorate guests’ nails
  • Clothing Styling – Our stylist will help party-attendees choose up to three looks. Our collection of stylish dresses have been altered to fit all sizes
  • Accessory Styling – What good is a dress with-out proper accessories? Our Accessory stylist will help children choose jewelry and bags to go with each outfit
  • Runway Lesson – Party guests will learn how to walk the catwalk and pose pre-show
  • Runway Photo – each child gets a runway photo to take home that day

Once they’re all ready it’s showtime. Fashion shows last 15-25 minutes and all parents are invited to pick up early and watch the show!

Perfect for Ages: 6+
Group Size: 10-20
Time: 3 hours (includes time for cake and food)

We also offer a “mini” runway party, see below.

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Or Try the Mini Runway . . .

Our Mini Runway Party includes the Make-up, Nails, Glitter Tattoos, Runway lesson, Styling and Accessorizing stations. Children visit each station until they are completely ready for the show. The Birthday Girl and her friends walk the catwalk in their own professional fashion show on our vinyl runway (Zebra Print in Midtown, Pink in Merrick) complete with music and spotlights! We provide the decorations, paper goods, goody bags, and all supplies.

Perfect for Ages: 6+
Group Size: 10-20
Time: 2 hours (includes time for cake and pizza)

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Things to Note: We do not provide shoes for the “models” and children should wear or bring leggings and a tank top underneath our costumes.

Runway Party FAQ’s

1. Why is your runway party so pricey? Our full runway party includes set-up and breakdown of a very heavy 28′ Lucite runway with lights, a skirt and a ton of set-up. Both runway parties also consist of a large team of staff who actually work as make-up artists, hair and fashion stylists in the industry. One runway party has a staff of at least seven people. Our runway parties are always a huge success and everyone has a blast!

2. Are your costumes cleaned? Yes, our costumes are steam cleaned prior to every party. We also ask that guests wear tank tops and leggings underneath all costumes.

3. Do party guests share hair accessories or combs? No, we do not have any hair accessories in our accessory wardrobe – we don’t even have earrings! Our professional hair stylist will use a different comb on each guest.

4. Do the party guests share makeup applicators? No, our professional makeup artist will use disposable applicators on each guest and clean non-disposable brushes in between each use.

5. Can I request a specific song for the Fashion Show music? Absolutely!

Please download our brochures below for more information and pricing:

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