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at Gotham Quilts - Midtown 40 W 37th St, New York, New York 10018

No pattern, no problem! Learn how to improvise your own personal way as you start to piece a quilt top. We'll talk strategies, like how much to plan and how much to leave to serendipity. Find where you are comfortable and where to push your improv to the next level. In this class, you’ll work on a one-of-a-kind quilt that is partially planned and...

Saturday Nov 16th, 11:30am - 6pm

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After Workshop: Embroidery Sampler

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village 26 W 8th St, New York, New York 10011

In this 3-hour workshop, students will learn how to draw with thread! You'll learn traditional embroidery stitches, image transferring techniques, and how to create lines and textures on cloth while developing your own style. Students will leave with an embroidery sampler and embroidery hoop to continue practicing. The After Workshops are a series...

Thursday Jan 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm


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Floral Bundle Dyeing and Eco Printing

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Explore dyeing with nature, specifically using the magical bundle dye methods. In this workshop we talk about mordants and modifiers and how they relate to this particular dye method. 3 different pots will be prepared so that students can experiment the many ways you can use heat, steam, and minerals to bring different results and change the colors...

Thursday Nov 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

SHODEN: Master Basic Kimono Dressing Course

at Salon de Chromachic - East Village 428 E 10th St Ground Fl, New York, New York 10009

This class will teach you the basics on how to wear a kimono in the customary Japanese manner. What you will learn: Day 1: Yukata dressing and Obi tying Day 2: Tying the Hoso Obi Day 3: Undergarments and Accessories Day 4: Casual kimono (Komon) dressing Day 5: Komon dressing, and tying the Nagoya Obi (Otaiko) Day 6: Tsumugi dressing, and...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 10am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

2-Session Mini Bucket Bag Making

at Atelier by Héna - Hell's Kitchen 325 West 38th Street Ste 1004, New York, New York 10018

From this class, you will make a mini bucket bag and learn to construct a bucket bag and techniques, such as saddle-stitching, creasing, and edge-painting. This will be a 2-session class and pre-cut leathers are provided. It has a simple construction designed for first time students! All materials such as leather (randomly selected)...

Saturday Oct 19th, 10am - 12pm

Fabrication: Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing Essentials

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

This intensive workshop covers styling fundamentals and selecting fabric in response to market demands for the apparel or domestics markets. Patterns, colors, and finishes are stressed. Program considers dyestuff properties and their applications; screen, roller, and heat-transfer printing; and chemical and mechanical finishing processes. Note: Check...

Thursday Nov 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Leather Fold Over Zip Clutch

at The New York Sewing Center - Midtown 246 W 38th St 5th Fl, #504, New York, New York 10018

Make your own designer clutch! This zipper clutch is perfect for going out and showing off your amazing sewing skills! Projects:  Reversible fold over leather zipper clutch Supplies and fabric:   All included Burgundy and black as solid color options to mix or have one color, cheetah, and other colored print options. PREREQUISITE: ...

Tuesday Nov 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hand-Knitting & Crochet for Beginners

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Knitting provides a world of fabric-making options.  Using the simplicity, contrast and harmony of the knit and purl stiches, we learn the basics of this time-honored tradition: how to get the stitches onto and off of the needles, and what happens in between.  Basic increasing, decreasing, texture and pattern reading. Quickly gain the skills...

Tuesday Nov 12th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Intro to Shibori Dyeing

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village 26 W 8th St, New York, New York 10011

Shibori is an ancient Japanese resist-dye technique that involves creasing, folding, stitching, binding and knotting the fabric previously to dyeing to create beautiful and well defined patterns. In this morning class, students will learn the basics of shibori resist techniques, as well as how to dye their samples.  Please Note: All materials...

Monday Jan 20th, 10:30am - 1:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Tapestry Weaving

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In the Tapestry Weaving class, students will learn to design and hand weave their own tapestry wall hanging. Students will learn how to use traditional tapestry techniques and apply them to their design. Some basic techniques that will be covered are soumak, warp wrapping, knotting and chaining, twining, overlay and fringing in addition to some...

Saturday Feb 1st, 11am - 2pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Intro to Garment Sewing: Wiksten Shift Dress

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Ready to take your sewing skills to the next level? Learn to sew garments from a pattern in this advanced-beginner workshop. If you want to learn to sew from a pattern, gain an understanding of garment construction, and begin sewing your own clothes, this is the workshop for you! In this workshop, you'll gain an understanding of sewing from a purchased...

Sunday Nov 10th, 11am - 6pm

Advanced Shibori with Indigo and Color

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

In this intermediate class, part 2 in my series, you will learn how to balance a vat that's already been started and get into more difficult shibori techniques and fine tune what you have already learned.  More difficult techniques are shown like Tatsumaki, Miura, Yanagi and Kumo. As well as Nui, a beginner stitch resist. NOW with a fun addition...

Sunday Dec 8th, 5pm - 8pm

Make A Dog Or Cat Bed - Midtown

at The Fashion Class - Midtown 21 W 39th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10018

November is the month for giving back! Please join us to make a fabulous bed for your pet plus one for charity as we partner with Pillows for Paws, a non-profit organization who brings bedding and other essential materials to shelter dogs & cats. A wonderful way for children to learn to sew while giving back! Students will sew a medium pet...

Sunday Nov 10th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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Black Friday Social Sewing

at Gotham Quilts - Midtown 40 W 37th St, New York, New York 10018

Skip the crowds at the mall and the stores and come spend the day doing what you'd like to do most - sew! Our Social Sewing classes are a great time to get some work done on your current project, and have a great time while you're doing it. Bounce ideas off your fellow classmates or just take inspiration from the projects around you.  You'll...

Friday Nov 29th, 12pm - 4pm

Machine Knitting 102: Patterns and Texture

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this class, students will continue expanding their Machine Knitting skills and understanding on their own individual Brother 864 standard gauge knitting machine. This class covers more advance patterning techniques, such as the use of punch cards and tuck stitches, tension swatches, cables, weaving techniques and other hand-manipulated stitches....

Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 5pm

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