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Specialty Sewing Lab

63 Fifth Ave, 518   •   Hours
Open to: all New School students

Please note: We will be closed on Monday, Feb 18 for Presidents Day

The Specialty Sewing Lab, located at 63 Fifth Avenue and is equipped with 25+ machines for garment finishing and special materials construction. All machines are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Free fabric is available in the Specialty Sewing Lab for student projects. Students are welcome to come by anytime during our open hours to swatch the available fabrics. Once you have swatched your desired fabric(s), please submit a request to sewingtech@newschool.edu. Please be aware that approvals for this process can take up to 2 business days. Your request should including the following:

  • Course Title
  • Instructor
  • Project
  • Yardage Required (Needed for each fabric being requested)
  • Image/snapshot of Fabric(s) (Needed for each fabric being requested)

Threading Diagrams are available for the below machines:

 

NEW! Please see our FAQ for School of Fashion Faculty.