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The Fashion Class offers fabulous fashion design and sewing classes, camps and birthday parties for children & teens ages 6 – 17. Students learn to sew, design clothing & accessories and even create their own fashion brand. Our courses run throughout the year after school and on weekends. Classes end with a free fashion show…

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The Fashion Class offers fabulous fashion design and sewing classes, camps and birthday parties for children & teens ages 6 – 17. Students learn to sew, design clothing & accessories and even create their own fashion brand. Our courses run throughout the year after school and on weekends. Classes end with a free fashion show…

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Sewing Machines

Looking for a sewing machine? There are several machines we recommend that are great for kids and easy to use. The Fashion Class is a Singer Sponsored Sewing Studio. Our students work on state-of-the-art touch screen sewing machines.

Overview

Our sewing classes for children and teens take place after school and on weekends throughout the school year. If you don’t see a session that fits your schedule please contact us. We’d be happy to see if we can make it available in the future.…

Manhattan

Our fashion design and sewing classes are located in NYC. We teach students how to make clothing using sewing machines, that they can actually wear! We’re located in Midtown at 21 West 39th Street 4th Floor and on the Upper East Side at Kids at Art (1412 2nd Ave). Our after school and weekend classes…

Brooklyn

Our Brooklyn classes are located at the Brooklyn Apple Academy in Park Slope Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Apple Academy is located at 545 5th avenue Brooklyn NY. Our Sunday sewing classes for children run throughout the school year for 8-12 weeks in the Fall, Winter, and Spring.

Long Island

Our fashion design and sewing classes are located at 1812 Merrick Road in Merrick NY, Nassau County. We teach students how to make clothing using sewing machines, that they can actually wear! Our after school and weekend classes for children run throughout the school year for 8-12 weeks in the Fall, Winter, and Spring.…

Overview

Create with Sewing and Fashion Design Camp! We offer summer fashion design camps, winter break camps, holiday camp, and spring break camp in Manhattan New York and Merrick Long Island. Our camps are full days with early drop off and late pick-up available. Our students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design and even…

Manhattan

Make Friends with Fashion (Camp) The Fashion Class offers creative and fun fashion design camps for Kids ages 6-12yrs in Midtown Manhattan throughout the school year, June, July and August. Our camps are full days, 9AM-5PM with early drop off and late pick-up available (8:30AM-5:30PM) Our students learn everything from sewing, fashion illustration, accessory design…

Long Island

Make Friends with Fashion (Camp) The Fashion Class offers creative and fun fashion design camps for Kids ages 6-12yrs in Merrick Long Island throughout the school year, June, July and August. We also offer a separate camp for teens 13-17yrs old. Our camps run from 10am-3pm with early drop off and late pick-up available…

Workshops in Manhattan

Join us for fun and fabulous sewing and fashion workshops offered seasonally at The Fashion Class! Perfect for trying out sewing for the first time to see if your child would like to take a longer course or for seasoned sewers who want to make a specific project.

Workshops in Long Island

Join us for sewing and fashion workshops offered seasonally at The Fashion Class for kids and adults too!

Private Sewing Lessons

Need to learn how to sew? Want to take your skills to the next level? Our private sewing and sketching lessons for children teens and adults can cover beginner, intermediate, and advanced sewing, fashion illustration and portfolio development. We work on easy to use Singer sewing machines. You can even bring in your own sewing…

In School Fashion Program

Our ‘in-school’ after school program brings fashion education to your students! Our program is fun, affordable, educational and easy to implement. The after school program can be customized for your school by amount of students, number of weeks and lessons. We designed the program for: 90 minute classes once per week 10-16 week long program…

Girl Scout Troops & Schools

We love hosting Girl Scout Troops and school field trips at The Fashion Class! Sewing, design and illustration are the perfect activities for Girl Scouts, Brownies, Juniors, Cadette’s and Seniors to earn key badges! Our projects are educational, rewarding and downright chic. Plus TFC regularly teaches courses with themes like Entrepreneurship and Product Design; all…

Visiting NYC?

This is a fun group activity for children, teens and adults interested in Fashion Design or fans of the show Project Runway! Meet us at our Manhattan Studio as we channel Tim Gunn and give you your next fashion challenge. After we arrive at Mood Designer Fabrics (where the designers shop on Project Runway) you will have thirty minutes to select and purchase your fabric. Back at the studio it’s time to design, sew and decorate your project. Will you be in or out?

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Party Extras

From fashionable birthday cakes to a photo booth, check out our birthday party "extras" to make your child's birthday even more special…

Request a Party

Please fill out the form to request a birthday party at The Fashion Class! Our event coordinator will get back to you to plan your child’s special event.

Fashion Design Summer Camp for Teens - Merrick

Week 1: June 26th - June 30th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 2: July 10th - 14th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 3: July 17th - 21st 2017 Seats Available : 9
Week 4: July 24th - 28th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 5: July 31st - Aug 4th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 6: August 7th - 11th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 7: August 14th - 18th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 8: August 21st - 25th 2017 Seats Available : 10
Week 9: August 28th - Sept 1st 2017 Seats Available : 10


Join The Fashion Class for an Unforgettable Fab Fashion Experience this Summer 2017!

The Fashion Class is a year-round program and facility that teaches teens sewing, draping, marketing and merchandising all throughout the school year and summer. Now in our third year of camp in Merrick Long Island, our professional studio features a sewing room, art room and two bathrooms. Our camp instructors are graduates of fashion and art programs at some of the best fashion schools in the world, like Parsons the New School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Our fashion camp is for serious fashionistas who want to make their designs and dreams a reality! Perfect for beginners and advanced sewers and those looking to build a portfolio for school admissions.

Join us as we sew, drape, sketch and shop at Mood Designer Fabrics this summer!

Campers can join for 1+ weeks of camp (lessons will not repeat). Each day will involve sewing in our fully equipped studio, fashion design & illustration plus a field trip to shop for fabric. Our teen designers get to choose their own fabric from Mood Fabric Store (featured on Project Runway) on the first day of each week of camp.

On the last day of camp we hold a professional photo shoot featuring the work of our campers! All fabric, trip and supply costs are included in the camp fee.

Looking for alternate age groups? Please check out the Kids Camp

Dates:

    • Week 1:June 26th - June 30th 2017
    • Week 2: July 10th - 14th 2017
    • Week 3: July 17th - 21st 2017
    • Week 4: July 24th - 28th 2017
    • Week 5: July 31st - Aug 4th 2017
    • Week 6: August 7th - 11th 2017
    • Week 7: August 14th -  18th 2017
    • Week 8: August 21st - 25th 2017
    • Week 9: August 28th - Sept 1st 2017

The Details:

    • Camp Hours: 10:30AM - 4:30PM Monday – Friday. Early Drop off (9 am) and Later pick up (5:30 pm) can be arranged at a rate of $15 per hour.

    • Location: 1812 Merrick Road, Merrick NY 11566

    • Price: 650/week

    • Ages: 13-17yrs

Daily Schedule:
10:30 am -12:30 pm Sewing in the Studio
12:30-1pm Lunch (please pack a lunch; students may not leave the studio)
1-3 pm Fashion Illustration & Branding
3-4:30 pm Sewing in the Studio

Fashion Illustration & Branding: Campers will learn from a professional Fashion Illustrator how to sketch the croquis, render fabric and use paint, fashion markers and more to bring their design to paper. Lessons on starting a fashion brand, entrepreneurship and marketing are also part of this class.Perfect for those looking to apply to a fashion design college program! 

Lunch: We have a refrigerator, microwave and water cooler in our studio.Lunch is not included in the camp fee and we ask that campers pack a peanut free lunch.

Sewing: In our sewing class campers will learn to use the sewing machine to create garments of their choosing with fabric purchased earlier in the week. We encourage students to make 2+ items in one week. Our studio also has serger machines, dress forms and steam irons as well as all sewing supplies.

Trip to Mood: On the first day of camp, after an hour of introductions and sketching, our camp group will travel to Mood Designer Fabrics in NYC. We will travel via private car service (usually a Mercedes van), fully licensed and insured, with a ratio of one adult per five campers. Students will be guided around the store in their group as they choose fabric for the designs they will make during the week. Fabric is included in the camp fee and students are given a fabric budget. Field trip costs are also included. Campers will return to the Merrick studio by 4:30PM.

Download the Teen Summer Camp Brochure

Payments & Policies

Joining us for more than 2 weeks? Campers who take more than 2 weeks of camp will receive 10% off of their additional weeks of camp (3rd, 4th and 5th weeks, etc). Please inquire when registering by phone; 516-246-2000.

Non-refundable deposit of 30% required to reserve your child's spot, to pay the deposit only please call us at 516-246-2000.

Sibling discount of 10% off of the second child's registration - please note this when registering or call. Limit one coupon code per customer, coupons cannot be combined.

Please read our make-up, cancellation & refund policies

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