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  • Specialty Sewing Lab

  • Specialty Sewing Lab
  • The Specialty Sewing Lab, located at 63 Fifth Avenue and is equipped with 25+ machines for garment finishing and special materials construction. All machines are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

    Free fabric is available in the Specialty Sewing Lab for student projects. Students are welcome to come by anytime during our open hours to swatch the available fabrics. 

    Threading Diagrams are available for the below machines:

    The lab also contains:

    • Bernina Red Domestic Machine *in-room use only
    • Singer 4411 Domestic Machine**
    • Sonobond Ultrasonic Welder
    • Picot *orientation required
    • Bartack *orientation required
    • Heat Press (General)
    • 2-needle Chainstitch (Denim Class)
    • 3-needle Chainstitch (Denim Class)
    • Heat Press (Swarovski Class)
    • Fly Press (Swarovski Class)
  • Current Students

    For the most up-to-date information on Making Center facilities, access, and hours, visit our Resources website.

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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