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Textiles/ Shoemaking

2 W 13th St, 9th floor   •   Open Lab hours: Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday: 1pm-5pm Wednesday: 1:15-5:15 Thursday: 10am-3pm Friday: 12pm-5pm Lab is open to Faculty and their students during designated class time.
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Spring Break Hours

The Textiles/Shoemaking Suite will be closed for Spring Break.  

The full schedule for all Making Center resources can be seen here.

Please contact Nathan Carter if there are any questions or concerns.


 

NOTE: The Textiles/Shoemaking Suite is open to students when Student Technician is monitoring the lab OR with faculty for class time.

The Dye Lab/Shoe Construction Room (903) is locked and accessible only during class, workshop hours by a faculty member or during open lab time when a student Technician or a Staff Technician is present.

The Textiles/Shoemaking Suite is located on the 9th floor of 2 West 13th Street.

The Textiles Room (901) is equipped with:

  • pattern tables
  • plastic-topped wet tables
  • a sink
  • seven industrial plain-stitch sewing machines and a superlock machine
  • ironing station

Shoemaking (902) is equipped with:

  • butcher-block worktables
  • 6 lasting posts
  • three plain-stitch industrial sewing machines, and two post machines.
  • skiver
  • Shoe System-3-in-1-Cutter & Press
  • Heel Nailer, Sole Press
  • Drill Press
  • Shoe Systems Finisher
  • Fume Buster Ventilation Fan

The Dye Lab/Shoe Construction Room (903) is equipped with:

  • hot plates and stainless steel pots for dyeing
  • Electric pan for melting  batik wax
  • felting pads for dry needle felting
  • bins and buckets for marbling/dyeing fabric
  • tools for painting and batik process on fabric