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$255 3 seats left
Start Date:

Sun, Mar 31, 9:30am - May 05, 1:00pm (5 sessions)

Location:
Chelsea, Manhattan
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
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Course/Section: SXW 400 55C
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Joan Endres

What you'll learn in this sewing class:

This basic sewing workshop teaches professional techniques employed in the fashion business for you to use at home. Utilizing the college's industrial equipment, learn how to sew and produce correctly finished professional-looking pieces. 

The program includes:
  • layout
  • cutting
  • construction
  • finishing of garments
Attendees use a commercial pattern to sew a pajama-style bottom—long, cropped, or capri—working in cotton or cotton-type fabrics. Appropriate sewing techniques for a variety of fabrics and fabric resources are covered.

Tuition includes $10 for supplied materials.

Note
Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue), by security (please tell security where you're going. Bring your order form to show.), or call the day of class for room locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.

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Refund Policy
Continuing and Professional Studies Refund Policy:

Courses canceled 24 business hours in advance can be fully refunded. Courses that have 2 sessions has 25% refund after first session. Courses that have 3 sessions has 50% refund after first session; No refund after second session. Courses that have 4 sessions will have 50% refund after first session and 25% refund after second session and no refund after third session. Courses that have 5 or more sessions has 75% refund after first session, 50% after second session and 25% after third session and no refund after fourth session.

Please note that there are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot. 


Precollege Programs Refund Policy:

The $15 registration fee is not refundable.

The refund period ends prior to the second scheduled session of the class, in accordance with the following:

FIT Precollege Programs canceled the course due to low enrollment :
100% including registration fee

Withdrawal prior to the last day of registration :
100% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to first day of class:
75% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to second day of class:
50% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal thereafter:
No refund

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If unsure of your room number, please visit the main security desk at the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center at 27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue for Room Information.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:30am - 1:00pm Joan Endres 5 $255
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Apr 07 9:30am - 1:00pm Joan Endres
Sun, Apr 14 9:30am - 1:00pm Joan Endres
Sun, Apr 28 9:30am - 1:00pm Joan Endres
Sun, May 05 9:30am - 1:00pm Joan Endres

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Question from Lauren B.
When is next start date? Is it offered in the summer? Would like to attend but cannot make 2 out of the 5 sessions.
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Lauren! As of now, the only available date is on 03/31 and we really can't say when will it be offered again. The school is the one giving us the schedule and there's no update on that as of yet. Unfortunately, the school does not offer makeup classes. You can add it to your wish-list so you can be notified via email when new updates are made on the website.
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Question from Anonymous
will we be only working with sewing machines?
Answer from Sauman L. Verified Student
The teacher allocates time in each session to explain and demonstrate the steps. And then we would have our time to work on our project. The teacher is always ready and available for us to answer questions each student has. We also have chance to use serger machine in the class.
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Yes, students only use sewing machines. If you are looking for a hand sewing class, you can check this class https://coursehorse.com/nyc/classes/art/textile/sewing/hand-sewing-mending-and-alteration-essentials
Answer from Maria K. Verified Student
Yes, all work is done on a sewing machine.
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Question from CalmHappyAllDay
Do they teach you how to put the thread in the sewing machine. I never sewed before using a machine
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Since this is a beginner's class, yes they will teach how to put the thread in the sewing machine.
Answer from Sauman L. Verified Student
The class definitely is suitable for anyone who hasn't touch a sewing machine before. We learned how to thread/operate the sewing machine, and practice a few basic stitches during the first 2 sessions. I basically was scared about using sewing machine before this class. I am totally confident to use a sewing machine after finished this class. One thing I need to suggest is, don't miss a session, or you would miss a lot since it was a lot of things to cover in each lesson.
Answer from Maria K. Verified Student
Yes, they do.
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Question from Ramona K.
What if I can't make one of the classes? Can I make it up?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
There are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot.
Answer from Maria K. Verified Student
If she is teaching another session on the same day, you can make up a class you missed in the a.m.
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Question from sara r.
Which days are the classes? Always on Sunday?
Answer from Billy C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Yes, this class will be conducted every Sunday, as per the schedule posted on the page.
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Only on Sunday.
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Reviews of Classes at Fashion Institute of Technology (778)

(778 Reviews)
Learn to Sew Like a Pro
Reviewed by Renata K. on 2/5/2019
I really enjoyed classes, the teacher was so patient and professional. Highly recommend!
Learn to Sew Like a Pro
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/8/2018
The instructor (Ms. Endres) is very knowledgeable and very approachable. I enjoyed the class very much, and money are well-spent. As a beginner, I learned a lot about sewing from the course. During the class, you have good amount of opportunities to have hand-on experience on the machine. I feel very confident to use the sewing machine now. I wouldn't hesitate to attend another class from the same instructor.
Learn to Sew Like a Pro
Reviewed by Ambar G. on 7/6/2018
I had a great experience. If you have never used a machine before the class moves quickly so make sure to check in with the instructor if you get lost or confused. The instructor was patient, approachable and was able to check in on all students.
Learn to Sew Like a Pro
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/25/2018
Really great class and awesome teacher just slightly over crowded (many students with one off questions / hard to get necessary attention and hard to get access to overlock machine plus irons).
Learn to Sew Like a Pro
Reviewed by Aparecida D. on 3/25/2018
I loved the classes because I didn’t know anything about using a sewing machine and now I know it.
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