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The Fashion Class makes sewing and fashion design easy and fun for everyone! Our courses combine practical skills with creativity, unlocking limitless self-expression in students of all ages. Discover the joy of making something with your own two hands, the energy of a creative community and the excitement of fashion design at The Fashion Class!…

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The Fashion Class makes sewing and fashion design easy and fun for everyone! Our courses combine practical skills with creativity, unlocking limitless self-expression in students of all ages. Discover the joy of making something with your own two hands, the energy of a creative community and the excitement of fashion design at The Fashion Class!…

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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 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…

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Sewing and Fashion Design Classes in Manhattan

Our sewing courses for kids run for 8-12 weeks throughout the school year. Children and teen students will learn how to use the sewing machine while they create real and wearable clothing for themselves! Other design classes, like fashion design and illustration also available. Sewing classes end with a free fashion show!

Sewing and fashion classes for Kids

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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 Bryant Park Manhattan and Upper East Side NYC studios. Our students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design and even fabric science! Each…

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Fashion Camps in Manhattan

When school is out Fashion Camp is in! We offer one-day camps during all school holidays and week-long camps throughout the summer for ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17 years old. Our campers learn to use the sewing machine to create real clothing and accessories. We round out the day with fun fashion lessons like creating a fashion business and jewelry making!

Sewing and fashion classes for Kids

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…

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Sewing 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

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Looking for an amazing fashion 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 clothing, design fashion or walk in a real fashion show! Our creative parties for kids feature different make and take projects…

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Fashion Birthday Parties in Midtown

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Party Extras

Photo Booths $15 per guest – Adds 30 minutes to end time Send the birthday girl to Paris this year with our Eiffel Tower photo backdrop or have each guest appear on the cover of a magazine! Party goers dress up is satin gloves and feather boas (optional) and pose for our photographer. Each guest…

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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.

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…

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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, Cadettes 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…

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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 extra 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…

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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?

Home School Sewing Classes

Expand on 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…

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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…

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Adult Sewing Classes

Our Sewing Programs for Grown-Ups are perfect for groups of friends, a girl’s night out or a creative corporate team building exercise! With a room full of sewing machines and instructors who work in the fashion industry, your sewing aspirations can become a reality. We focus on teaching you how to use the sewing machine…

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Mommy & Me Sewing Lessons

Learn to a new skill and spend quality time together! Mommy & Me Lessons are perfect for Mother’s and Daughters, Sons, Fathers and anyone else in the family who’d like to learn to sew! Available in our Bryant Park and Upper East Side Studios in Manhattan. Our family based lessons will teach you and your…

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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…

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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 to be: 90 minute classes  once per week 10-16 week long…

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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…

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Fashion Design Info

July 28, 2013

Kids Camp: Designing a Sparkling Display!

A couple weeks ago we had the immense honor of designing the Fashion Center’s storefront window at 215 West 38th Street. In true TFC style we packed the window full of style — and glitter, thread spools, ribbons, and everything else we love! The kids camp spent an afternoon preparing — glittering a huge foam-board pair…

July 8, 2013

a visit to Btween

Last week our mini-camp went on a fabulous field trip to the BTween headquarters and man was it fun! BTween is an awesome brand that features trendy and American-made garments specifically for tweens. “Our goal is to provide young girls with the tools to confidently tackle her tween years. Scouring both domestic and European trend…

July 13, 2012

Teen Summer Fashion Design Camp: what we’ve been up to

Our first week of teen camp was amazing as we learned all about our inspirations. The Metropolitan Prada Schiaparelli exhibit taught us all about Naïf Chic, Ugly Chic, and the classical body. We searched and swatched at Mood fabrics for pieces to add to our inspiration boards. The FIT museum showed a bit of fashion…

June 28, 2012

FIT Senior Show:

The last day of our mini camp (so sad) we visited the FIT museum’s Fashion From A to Z exhibit part 2. As our taxi pulled up we saw the huge pink exhibit in the next building. To our excited surprise it was a Barbie exhibit put on by the seniors at FIT! The students…

May 24, 2012

Help The Fashion Class win!

Help us win a 250,000 dollar business grant from Chase and Living Social. All you need to do is vote! 250 votes qualifies us for this amazing grant so please share this with all of your friends! Visit: www.MissionSmallBusiness.com Click Log in and Support – Log in via Facebook Search for The Fashion Class (city…

March 29, 2012

A Real DIY Ball Gown Prom Dress!

This Do-it-yourself prom dress is simply stylish and so easy to make and customize. While this prom dress is mostly home-made you’ll need a few store bought things: 1 – A fancy top (we recommend a corset!) 2 – A slip – tulle is see-through 3 – 1 yard of ribbon 4 – yards and…

February 24, 2012

Fall/Winter 2012 Fashion Week Colors

Aside from the usual whites, blacks, neutrals, and reds of a fall/winter fashion week there are usually a few more standout colors that dictate the trends we’ll see come September 2012. This year decadent golds, saturated pinks, deep berries, and lush emeralds sashayed down the runway from multiple designers. Gold: Expect gold to become almost…

February 24, 2012

Fashion Week Re-Cap!

Fashion Week ended last week with designers showing their gorgeous and stylish Fall 2012 collections.  Designers usually show their fall collections during February and spring collections in September. That’s why a fashion designer must always be thinking ahead to come up with what people want to wear next year! fashion week is a fashion industry…

January 30, 2012

Fun Fashion Related Things to do in New York City

We often receive requests from people visiting the big apple on what types of Fashion related things they can do. Here are a few fabulous options; Try our Project Runway Experience This is a fabulous group activity for teens and adults interested in Fashion Design or fans of the show Project Runway! Meet us at…

January 23, 2012

Fashion Spring/Summer 2013 Trends and Color Forecasts

Just in from Trendstop.com Women’s fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013! To get you all inspired at the start of 2012, we bring you an exclusive preview of one of Trendstop’s S/S 2013 forecast themes. Their trend, Pin-Up Road Trip reflects a consumer mood where classic femininity and sex appeal of Marilyn Monroe, TV’s Pan Am…