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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…

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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 students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design and even fabric science! Each day is broken out into…

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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 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…

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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?

Birthday Parties in Midtown

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Birthday Parties in Merrick

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Fashion Design Birthday Parties

Create something fabulous this year with one of our fashion design birthday parties – perfect for large groups! Our fashion 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 love. The…

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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 - The Fashion Class

December 4, 2012

Holiday Gift Making Workshop was Amazing!

Yesterday we had a blast making beautiful handmade gifts all afternoon together. The students made some beautiful items that are sure to be loved gifts. We made fancy pillows (with tassels!), painted silk ties and scarves, made a cute apron with ruffles, and device-cases of all varieties! Check out some of the students and their…

November 30, 2012

New Class next semester: Eco-Friendly Fashionistas!!!

I’m so excited about our new class next semester — Eco-Friendly Fashionistas! I’ll be teaching it and I’m thrilled to be sharing with you my deep passion — making garments out of NON-FABRIC MATERIALS! In this class we’ll be using non-fabric materials to make real, wearable, and even beautiful garments! Imagine a mop head turned…

November 27, 2012

Hand-Made Holiday Gift Guide: Personalized Sewing Kit!

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday officially behind us, we have entered the winter holiday times! There’s nothing better than a hand-made present, especially when you have the skills to make it happen. I’ll be presenting a couple easy sewing gifts you can do at home to show off your sewing skills and share them with…

November 26, 2012

Completed In-Class Project: Wrap-Around Pleated Skirts!

For our second project of the Fall semester we made these incredible Wrap-Around Pleated Skirts, made from a variety of rich colored patterns – hounds-tooth, paisleys, flowers, dots, plaids, and more! The skirt used some of the techniques the students learned while making their pleated bags at the beginning of the semester – but on…

November 26, 2012

Hi, I’m Aliya!

Hi everyone! My name is Aliya –  I’ve been a teacher at the Fashion Class since last spring and I am so excited to start blogging for you all! Personally I love fashion and teaching sewing skills because I love when someone gets to put on a garment that they have made specifically to their…

April 5, 2012

Tommy Hilfiger – Classic, American Style

When people hear the words “American” and “fashion” in the same sentence, a few names automatically come to mind, almost always including Tommy Hilfiger.  He’s one of the few who has been able to create a strong enough identity to make himself synonymous with American fashion.  As you might expect, it wasn’t an easy journey…

March 29, 2012

Choose the right Prom dress for your body type

Perhaps the reason why so many girls have such a hard time finding a dress for Prom is because finding one that makes you feel beautiful can be straight up difficult with all the options with cut, color, embellishments, size, proportions; the list goes on and on!  The most important thing to remember when picking…

March 28, 2012

Stand out at Prom this year with a dress made and designed by YOU!

As spring is speeding by and Spring Break is already over for most of us, one of the biggest events of this time of year is quickly approaching: Prom.  Many girls may prefer to go out and buy a dress for the occasion, spending countless months searching for the perfect dress, some even traveling a…

March 26, 2012

Designer Profile: Betsey Johnson – An American Icon

Known for her feminine quirky aesthetic and liberal use of bright colors (especially hot pink), Betsey Johnson is easily one of the most recognizable designers  of our time.  Her individual sense of style has stood the test of time – her career has lasted almost 5 decades (she officially entered the fashion scene in 1964)…

March 26, 2012

Fun, creative ways to use easter eggs!

As we get further into 2012, we see that Easter is quickly approaching.  It’s a great holiday to spend quality time with the family and offers many opportunities to do creative projects with children of all ages.  Without a doubt, egg dying is the most common crafty project around this time of year.  But have…

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