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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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Kerri Quigley

Kerri Quigley

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Meredith A.

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Caroline F.

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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. We divide our classes up by season offering sewing classes in the fall (Sept – Dec) for 12-13 weeks, winter (Jan – March) for 8-10 weeks and spring (April – June) for…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 camps are full days (in Manhattan 9-5 and in Merrick 10-3) with early drop off and late pick-up available. Our…

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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…

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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…

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Workshops for Kids

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! We offer Halloween costume making in October, American…

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Workshops 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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Party Extras

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…

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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.

What’s New

October 13, 2016

Halloween at TFC

Sew your own Halloween Costume this year at TFC! Halloween Costume Making Workshop in Midtown                         Halloween Costume Making Workshop in Merrick Late Fall is always my favorite time of year, not only are the fashion choices fabulous but you have ample opportunities to dress up in…

July 7, 2016

Money & Main Street: How I Started

We are so thrilled to be featured by Fios1 News on Money & Main Street hosted by Giovanna Drpic. A show that focuses on small businesses, Money and Main Street highlights how our founder, Kerri Quigley, picked up the pieces of a first failed business (a clothing line) and began The Fashion Class six years…

June 22, 2016

Instagram’s Most Fashionable Kids

In today’s day and age, fashion and blogging have taken over all forms of social media. We love being updated on the newest trends and how different people wear them and now kids can do the exact same thing. Something we don’t realize is the growing amount of kids running fashion blogs and social media…

April 25, 2016

Summer Fashion Camp for Kids & Tweens

2016 will be our fourth year hosting a summer camp for kids in Manhattan, NY and our fourth year hosting a sewing camp for kids in Merrick Long Island. We always have such a blast with our summer campers teaching them to design and sew their own clothes! More info on: As a child I…

April 25, 2016

Teen Fashion Campers will Sew, Design and Style this Summer!

2016 will be our fourth year hosting our Teen Fashion Camp in NYC and our second in Merrick Long Island. The teen camp is one of my favorite programs to plan and run because it’s something all teens who are interested in fashion should experience! More info on: As a teenager I knew I wanted…

April 25, 2016

Newsday: Sip & Stitch Workshops

Our new adult sewing workshops, Sip and Stitch, have been featured in Newsday! We’re so excited to not only be included in the article but be on the cover too! We have a ton of fun making faux leather tote bags and being photographed and interviewed by Ruth from Newsday. Thank you Newsday for helping…

April 13, 2016

Newsday: Young Entrepreneur Week

The Fashion Class and ivivva are excited to announce that we’re now taking applications for Young Entrepreneur Week! What is YE week? Young Entrepreneur Week is a four day event during April spring break at ivivva’s new store in Manhasset NY. Together with The Fashion Class, ivivva is inviting young entrepreneurs who make a physical…

April 6, 2016

Successful Open House

We recently had one of our first open houses here at the fashion class and it was a success! We have been planning it for a while and we did our best to plan out a fun day for both familiar faces and newcomers. We love to show our fellow neighbors what we do as…

April 5, 2016

DIY Prom Dresses

Imagine walking into the venue for prom, the best moment of your entire high school career and someone is wearing the same dress as you. To some people this is a complete NO-NO! But don’t worry, there are ways to prevent this from happening. The most creative and original way of ensuring this is by creating your…

April 5, 2016

Sip & Stitch: All New Sewing Workshops for Adults!

Our #1 question here at TFC is always “Do you have classes for adults?”. Well I’m very happy to write that We Do Now! Sip & Stitch Sewing Workshops for Adults are social sewing parties that combine easy to learn sewing projects for beginners and experts alike with the social atmosphere of a girls night out….

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