Sew New York


WELCOME TO SEW NEW YORK

Your place for private sewing classes located in NYC's Brooklyn Heights.
Below you can view the wonderful handmade garments all made by the students at Sew New York. Click on the individual thumbnails to view the student's finished projects.


Have you taken sewing classes but can't seem to make your garments look like they came off the store hanger.  At SEW NEW YORK, everything is individualized with the private one-on-one instruction from Laura, you will learn how to construct and sew perfect, professional garments.  Sewing is an acquired skill and takes time and patience and very hard to learn in large classes. You'll find the quality of the garments you sew at SEW NEW YORK will come out perfect, even lovlier then what you purchase from a store.
After your first project which will turn out perfect, you'll get to sew projects that you choose. You will get to select designs from the wonderful world of commercial patterns.  New and vintage patterns are all yours to choose from.

FASHION SCHOOL COMING UP? Sew New York can help students getting ready to enter fashion design programs.  Laura's private sewing classes will help you learn how to sew the one, two or three garments you need to submit with your portfolio for acceptance to these schools. Please allow yourself plenty of time to learn to sew before applying to a school program, please try to sign up a 1 year to 6 months in advance of portfolio due date.  Sewing is not something you learn over night it is an acquired skill and takes time, patience and commitment.


Sewing is a zen experience, let your overcharged brain relax and make sewing your next best therapy.  Come and join the relaxing spirit of sewing, share a cappucino, esrpresso, or tea and at our evening classes join the zen experience with a glass of wine.

FOR YOUR GIFT GIVING, GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE
please email Laura@SewNY.com

 


 

Images of Students' Work

Tracey's cotton boucle cotton pencil skirt.  The lining is a green cotton voile.  Pattern from Sew New York.
Lauren's lightweight green wool dress, closeup view of neckline.  Vogue pattern number V8408.
Here is a close up of Liz's poncho, you can see both side of the poncho, see other views.  Vintage Simplicity pattern #6630.
Diana's Spring Vintage Skirt and Top. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 4923. This garment was made of coton and silk shantung.
Katie made this really beautiful long cotton summer dress with side slits. The fabric was by designer Thakoon Kwik sew-K3855
Back of Joanna's Brown wool tweed 40's style Jacket, Vogue pattern V8363.
Another animal print skit by Tamsin
Liz made a great reversible wool poncho.this is the red side, see the other views. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 6630.
Holly's silk crepe dress, Vogue pattern 7762
Candisce's first project is a beautiful red embroidered cotton straight skirt, pattern from SEW NEW YORK.
This is the back of Donna's lime green cotton sundress. The pleating falls so softly and you get a close up of the fabric.
Liz's silky turquoise and lace bib dress. Built by Wendy pattern number 3964
Liz made a great reversible wool poncho.this is the plaid side, see other views. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 6630.
Close-up of Marie's Green Wool Coat with Faux Fur Persian Lamb Collar.
Back of Heather's beautiful vintage style wool plaid dress.  Vogue Pattern V8615
Eliza's Liberty print dress-A work in progress
Holly made this really fun silk chiffon long skirt in just a few hours.  It was super simple and she didn't use a pattern.
Front view of Ann's black & white wool challis vintage hooded sheath dress, front zipper, Mccalls pattern M7029.  See side shot
Anna's jacket,  an updated version of a Simplicity vintage pattern, number 9599.
Amy's wool dress with a removable collar, here it is with the collar. Look for the full length version in the thumbnails.
Hon made a straight skirt, using a lightweight cotton fabric and it was lined in cotton voile.
Back view of Amy's cashmere jacket.  Vogue Pattern number V8465
Amy's beautiful cashmere jacket, with a shawl collar.  Vogue Pattern number V8465.
Donna's lime green apliqued cotton sundress with pockets.  Look for the second view of this dress to see the pretty back.
Schifly embroidered straight skirt by Amy
Liz's denim dress
Full length version of Lauren's green wool dress.  Vogue pattern number V8408
This is Jennifer's beautiful green and creme color tweed skirt.  The pattern is from Sew New York.Th
Ava's first project is a very soft brown wool boucle with a gold fleck.  This pencil skirt pattern is from SEW NEW YORK.
Front of Heather's Beautiful wool plaid vintage style dress. Vogue Pattern V8615
Diana made this great DKNY stretch cotton pique dress using DKNY Vogue pattern number V1193.
Made by Gloria. She used a very easy Vogue pattern. Her fabric was a brown and white pok-a-dot stretch cotton, very fun. Vogue P
Back of Anna's jacket, an updated version of a Simplicity vintage pattern, number 9599.
Amy's grey wool dress with the collar removed.  Look for a view of the dress with the collar in the tumbnails.
Jennifer made a pale green linen skirt and lined it in China silk. Pattern is from Sew New York.
Joanna made a beautiful wool tweed "A" line skirt.  The soft wool is a mix of autumn colors, greens and browns. Pattern, SEW NY
We now have sewing classes for kids, ages 8-10, and this is an adorable skirt made by 8 yr old Sophie, in washable cottons.
Mira's bright orange silk top, with soft pleats along neckline..  Vogue Pattern number V8392
Marie's Green Wool Coat with Faux Fur Persian Lamb Collar.
This is Nancy's first straight skirt, the pattern is from Sew New York and the skirt is made of a beautiful gold cotton sateen.
Liz made a beautiful soft sheer double weave cotton blouse, button front with lightweight white broadcloth collar and pockets.
Bryn's casual, no buttons, three quater length sleeve wool crepe jacket.  Vogue pattern number V8179
Tamsin's animal print skirt
Joanna's brown tweed 4o's style wool jacket.  Vogue pattern number V8363
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