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Classes and Events

Join us for a class, event, or workshop in our Queens, New York sewing studio. We have something for everyone. Don't see something you like? We also offer private sewing lessons in sewing, embroidery, quilting, garment sewing, and more. Call us at 718-468-5858 for more details or request a class!

 Please note, when registering for any class or event you are agreeing to the class policy at the bottom of this page.
Perfect for display or gift-giving, modern, functional artisan fabric bowls are deceptively simple to make. The artisan fabric bowl is a project where you won't want to stop at just creating one! The author of this popular book, Kirsten Fischer, will teach you the process of creating these gems. You'll learn everything you need to know to construct fabric bowls, from adjusting the bowl size to choosing fabrics. If you have any questions about which fabrics to use, Kirsten will be available 1/2 hour before class to help pick out the fabric for the bowl.

Cost: $ 150.00
Learn how to sew an exposed zipper using your zipper foot on your machine while you make an easy zippered pouch. Beginner Basics classes can be taken in any order that you choose after taking our Quick Start Machine Sewing class.

Cost: $ 40.00
Do you own a machine that is still sitting in the box or need a refresher because you haven?t sewn in a while? Bring it in to learn how to operate your sewing machine! You will learn the correct way to wind a bobbin, how to thread your machine and the proper way to operate the machine to keep from losing your thread. Once your machine is threaded, you will learn basic sewing techniques. We will provide the fabric needed to practice your sewing skills. 1 1/2 hours long. If you need a machine for class, we can provide one for you.

Cost: $ 40.00
If you've taken any of Laurie's quilting fundamentals classes, this class is for you! Laurie will teach you how to create a quilt full of triangles without challenging "Y" seams. This is great scrap busting quilt. The pattern is included with the class fee.

Cost: $ 200.00
Choose one of the two tote bags from the book, "The Handmade Touch" to make in this 2 day workshop. If you are a beginner sewist and have taken our Beginner Basics classes, then we recommend that you make the drawstring tote bag. If you are an advanced beginner or intermediate sewist, then we recommend that you can make the Zippered Tote Bag.

Cost: $ 120.00
We are so excited to have the Quilting Treasures team: President, Kenneth Gamache, and Regional Sales Manager, Jesus Montero join us for a riveting discussion of how quilting cotton has evolved from its origins of production in the Industrial Revolution to its current manufacturing mode, digital printing. Each registrant will receive a fabric sample and will be eligible for a raffle drawing.

Cost: $ 5.00
Join us to celebrate the release of sew-lebrity Kenneth King's newest book! Couturier to the stars and famed designer Kenneth D. King  brings his Belle Epoque sensibilities to the world of custom doll clothing construction in Doll Couture. Inspired by his viral social media stories of Crazy Bella and her high-fashion friends, Doll Couture showcases King's one-of-a-kind designs for clothes that fit 11-1/2 inch fashion dolls. We are expecting copies of his book to be available to own and have autographed by him!

Cost: $ FREE
Take your sewing to the next level with our Open Level Garment Sewing Class and learn what you want to learn! This class is for you whether you are a beginner sewist ready to start sewing your first garment and don't know how to begin or if you are an intermediate sewist that needs specific help with a project you are working on. Bring in all materials needed for your project as you must work from a commercial pattern. If you have any questions about your project, please contact Catherine at in advance. You must know how to operate a sewing machine. Class size is limited to 4 students. 3 hours long.

Cost: $ 90.00
In this session, we will be finding the correct size for your jacket based on your design ideas and making any necessary fit adjustments to the pattern. You will be sewing up a muslin in your corrected pattern to make any last adjustments.

Cost: $ 60.00
In this session we will be discussing the different ways to ?quilt? your jacket and help you to engineer your jacket design, whether you are working with quilt blocks, whole cloth or easy patchwork pieces.

Cost: $ 60.00
The Take Heart Quilt is a blend of techniques for one unique yet universally appealing block. The pattern features rotary cut curved templates and curved piecing as well as simple half square triangle construction. This is the perfect quilt for the beginner ready to tackle their next new technique. A simple rotation of one quilt block ensures a dramatic setting in any arrangement. We will focus on completing quilt top during class with a discussion of finishing techniques.

Cost: $ 160.00
The Dear Jane Journey continues with another series of classes specially designed to help you finish the quilt. We?ll focus on the border triangles and corner kites, and review the techniques you can use to create them. In some cases, you might use several techniques in the same triangle! If you?re not at that point yet, you can use the sessions for inspiration, support, and to answer any other technical questions you may have about sewing the rest of the blocks, or assembling your quilt. You can also join if you have a Dear Jane quilt in progress (maybe from a long time ago?) and need that extra push to get back to work. Guaranteed inspiration and lots of support! The original quilt was made by Jane Stickle in 1863 without a corresponding pattern. Brenda Papadakis, the author of the Dear Jane books brought the quilt to life by drafting the blocks and publishing the book. With the recent 25th Anniversary of the book, "Janiacs," as we call Dear Jane fanatics came out the woodwork to share their love/hate of the project and new quilters were exposed to the meticulous pattern as well. The beauty of the quilt is not only in the blocks itself but the layout and the ability to play with print and color. Join Diane on the Dear Jane journey. She has taught this project for more than 20 years and is a true Janiac. Diane will make this an enjoyable and fun process!

Cost: $ 200.00


Our classes and events require planning and preparation and often includes ordering materials and supplies, scheduling staff and teachers, and allocating space which is contingent on the total number of students who register for a class. When students request cancellations or reschedule at the last minute, it affects all of the above in addition to taking away a spot from someone who wanted to take the class.

In fairness to all of our customers we are unable to make exceptions to our policy, including for reasons of illness, travel, or work. If you are unable to attend a class at the last minute, consider offering the spot to a friend!

If Sew Right Sewing Machines cancels a class for any reason, you will receive a FULL refund.

If you cancel 14 days or more before the date of your class, you will receive full credit towards another class within 6 months of the original class date. If you cancel a rescheduled class, you will forfeit your payment for that class.

If you cancel 2-13 days before the date of your class, you will receive a full credit to use towards another class within 3 months of the original class date. If you cancel a rescheduled class, you will forfeit your payment for that class.

If you do not cancel your class within 48 hours of the class start date and time OR you do not show up, you will forfeit your payment for that class.

If you register for an event or class with a guest educator, your class fee is nonrefundable.

If you register for a private lesson, your class fee is nonrefundable.

Thank you for understanding!



Payment is required in full upon registration of the class you would like to attend. You can register online at, in-person at the store, or by calling the store at 718.468.5858.