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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

 

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