Making Center Fall 2020 and Covid-19 Updates


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 taken the mandatory orientation.

This facility will be closed until further notice. For the latest and most comprehensive information from The New School, visit For the latest from the Making Center, see

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.