In response to COVID-19, all Making Center spaces are closed for the rest of the semester. Follow this link for updates and remote resources from the Making Center.


Vacuum Former


L3 Casting Room

Labs, Shops, and Studios

L2 Sewing Hub

2 W 13th St, 2nd Floor   •   Hours follow L2 Tool Checkout Hours
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Please Note: The Domestic Sewing Hub will be closed until further notice. Please check hours page for the most up to date info. For the latest and most comprehensive information from The New School, visit

The Sewing Machine Hub houses four Singer 4411 Domestic Sewing Machines, and is located directly outside of L2 Tool Checkout. Orientations are required to use the machines. Open Orientations are conducted most Wednesdays at 3pm. Open Orientations take place outside of L2 Tool Checkout.

Upon successful completion of the orientation, students will be able to reserve machines through the Patrol Portal. Reservations are strongly encouraged as these machines are in high demand. Machine kits, including all parts needed to set up and use the Singer domestic machines, are available for authorized students to check out from L2 Tool Checkout during their open hours.