Sew New York


Your place for private sewing classes located in NYC's Brooklyn Heights.

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 private one-on-one instruction from Laura. Learn how to construct and sew perfect professional garments. Sewing is an acquired skill and takes time and patience. Sewing is very hard to learn in large classes. In my intimate setting you will make professional quality garments.

FASHION SCHOOL COMING UP? SEW NEW YORK can help students sew the garments needed to submit with their portfolio for acceptance into fashion design programs. Sewing is not something you learn overnight. Please allow yourself 1 year to 6 months in advance of portfolio due date. 

WANT TO GIVE A GIFT? Gift certificates are available. Please email Laura@sewny.com

Images of Students' Work

Back of Anna's jacket, an updated version of a Simplicity vintage pattern, number 9599.
Eliza's Liberty print dress-A work in progress
Liz's denim dress
Mira's bright orange silk top, with soft pleats along neckline..  Vogue Pattern number V8392
Joanna made a beautiful wool tweed "A" line skirt.  The soft wool is a mix of autumn colors, greens and browns. Pattern, SEW NY
Bryn's casual, no buttons, three quater length sleeve wool crepe jacket.  Vogue pattern number V8179
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 view of Amy's cashmere jacket.  Vogue Pattern number V8465
Amy's grey wool dress with the collar removed.  Look for a view of the dress with the collar in the tumbnails.
This is Jennifer's beautiful green and creme color tweed skirt.  The pattern is from Sew New York.Th
Amy's wool dress with a removable collar, here it is with the collar. Look for the full length version in the thumbnails.
Beautiful silk dress sewn by Lara, Vogue Pattern V8615
Holly's silk crepe dress, Vogue pattern 7762
Liz made a beautiful soft sheer double weave cotton blouse, button front with lightweight white broadcloth collar and pockets.
Candisce's first project is a beautiful red embroidered cotton straight skirt, pattern from SEW NEW YORK.
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.
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.
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.
Donna's lime green apliqued cotton sundress with pockets.  Look for the second view of this dress to see the pretty back.
Tamsin's animal print skirt
Front view of Ann's black & white wool challis vintage hooded sheath dress, front zipper, Mccalls pattern M7029.  See side shot
Katie made this really beautiful long cotton summer dress with side slits. The fabric was by designer Thakoon Kwik sew-K3855
Liz's silky turquoise and lace bib dress. Built by Wendy pattern number 3964
Diana made this great DKNY stretch cotton pique dress using DKNY Vogue pattern number V1193.
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.
Anna's jacket,  an updated version of a Simplicity vintage pattern, number 9599.
Front of Heather's Beautiful wool plaid vintage style dress. Vogue Pattern V8615
Full length version of Lauren's green wool dress.  Vogue pattern number V8408
Back of Joanna's Brown wool tweed 40's style Jacket, Vogue pattern V8363.
Hon made a straight skirt, using a lightweight cotton fabric and it was lined in cotton voile.
Back of Heather's beautiful vintage style wool plaid dress.  Vogue Pattern V8615
Diana's Spring Vintage Skirt and Top. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 4923. This garment was made of coton and silk shantung.
Close-up of Marie's Green Wool Coat with Faux Fur Persian Lamb Collar.
Schifly embroidered straight skirt by Amy
Tracey's cotton boucle cotton pencil skirt.  The lining is a green cotton voile.  Pattern from Sew New York.
Marie's Green Wool Coat with Faux Fur Persian Lamb Collar.
Here is a close up of Liz's poncho, you can see both side of the poncho, see other views.  Vintage Simplicity pattern #6630.
Joanna's brown tweed 4o's style wool jacket.  Vogue pattern number V8363
Ava's first project is a very soft brown wool boucle with a gold fleck.  This pencil skirt pattern is from SEW NEW YORK.
Jennifer made a pale green linen skirt and lined it in China silk. Pattern is from Sew New York.
Lauren's lightweight green wool dress, closeup view of neckline.  Vogue pattern number V8408.
Liz made a great reversible wool poncho.this is the red side, see the other views. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 6630.
Liz made a great reversible wool poncho.this is the plaid side, see other views. Vintage Simplicity pattern number 6630.
Amy's beautiful cashmere jacket, with a shawl collar.  Vogue Pattern number V8465.
Another animal print skit by Tamsin
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