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Poughkeepsie, NY Location
2600 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-473-2770

Albany, NY Location
1789 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-446-0437

Classes - Registration Required


This class teaches owners of electronic or digital sewing machines now to use their machines. It is free for those who purchased their sewing machines from Albany Sewing Machine Center within the past 12 months. Other students are welcome for a fee of $40.00. Please register in person or by telephone.

Cost: $ FREE
Machine instruction for customers who own mechanical sewing machines. Class is free for those who purchased machines from Albany Sewing Machine Center within the past year. Others welcome for a fee of $40.00. Please register in person or by telephone.

Cost: $ FREE
EMBROIDERY: This class is to teach all new owners of embroidery machines how to use the embroidery functions. The class is free if you purchased your machine from from Albany Sewing Machine Center or the Yardstick in Cobleskill within the past year. Others welcome for a fee of $35.

Cost: $ FREE
Learn to use the embroidery features of your BERNINA 7 Series, B590 or B570 machine to the fullest. Design editing and combining, sequence control, color wheel, shape designer and much more will be covered. Class is free for those who purchased a BERNINA machine from Albany Sewing Machine Center. There is a fee of $35 for others. Please contact the store to register.

Cost: $ FREE
Now that you have your dream machine and are familiar with many of the features of your BERNINA 7 Series, 570 or 590 models and 4 Series, join us for a BERNINA Sewing Machine Mastery Class Part 1. We will quickly review some basics and then cover stitch designer, creative consultant, electronic buttonholes, creative techniques and much more. The class is free for those who purchased their BERNINA machine from Albany Sewing Machine Center. There is a fee of $65 for others. Please contact the store to register.

Cost: $ FREE
Sewing is trendy again and has many elements your grandma never imagined! Learn the basics in this 4-week course and then let your creativity and personal style take over.

Cost: $ 130.00
This class is for students who wish to advance and refine their basic sewing skills. In this course you will learn to make a garment using a commercial pattern, insert elastic, create a hem, finish a seam, and much, much more.

Cost: $ 130.00
Make-It Take-It projects are a great way to learn new things and complete an item in about 90 minutes. Master a new technique or product in an informal, fun atmosphere.

Cost: $ 20.00
Explore the benefits of MySewnet-- a system of cloud-based sewing and embroidery apps designed to support you in your creative process on any device at any time--phones, tablets, laptops and more. These apps are compatible with mySewnet enabled sewing and embroidery machines. This demonstration is free for those who purchased machines at Albany Sewing Machine Center or Sew and Vac Poughkeepsie. $25 fee for others.

Cost: $ 25.00
Patchwork Zipper Pouch. This hands-on class is a great opportunity for beginning embroiderers and seasoned stitchers alike. We'll walk you step by step through the process of creating this quick and easy project.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn to use Premier Plus Embroidery Software. This class is for owners of Premier Extra and higher versions.

Cost: $ 25.00
Sew a jean jacket in fun fabrics or jeans. Homework is required!!

Cost: $ 90.00
This class is for the kids 10 and up and they will be making pajama pants.

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn how to hem jeans, blindhem, rolled hem, and curved hem. Also learn how to measure your hem length.

Cost: $ 25.00
Students get creative and have fun. No sewing machine experience required for this class. We will provide machines. Class size 4 students. Materials extra

Cost: $ 50.00
Kids! Spend one of your holiday vacation days making a fun, snuggly snowman pillow!

Cost: $ 40.00
Explore the benefits of MySewnet-- a system of cloud-based sewing and embroidery apps designed to support you in your creative process on any device at any time--phones, tablets, laptops and more. These apps are compatible with mySewnet enabled sewing and embroidery machines. This demonstration is free for those who purchased machines at Albany Sewing Machine Center or Sew and Vac Poughkeepsie. $25 fee for others.

Cost: $ 25.00
Monthly embroidery classes project will be listed shortly!

Cost: $ 35.00
Join us for open sewing classes here at Sew and Vac! Have an unfinished project, need some advice, want to share your latest project or just to sew with other sewers? This is the class for you. We will also demonstrate a specialty sewing machine foot to inspire you. Registration required, class size limited.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make a pair of comfy pajama bottoms to keep you warm for the winter weather!

Cost: $ 40.00
Want to complete a particular project? Call us or stop by to schedule a time, and we will work with you one-on-one.

This is a 4 week, learn-to-sew class. You will become more comfortable with a sewing machine while making 3-4 easy projects.

Cost: $ 130.00
Kids class for the holiday break we are making a snuggler to keep us warm for the winter.

Cost: $ 45.00
This quilt class has been a long time coming. This is a freezer paper pattern, stack once and cut! There is no measuring and no templates.

Cost: $ 80.00

Calendar


ALBANY BERNINA Machine Sewing Mastery Class 1

Now that you have your dream machine and are familiar with many of the features of your BERNINA 7 Series, 570 or 590 models and 4 Series, join us for a BERNINA Sewing Machine Mastery Class Part 1. We will quickly review some basics and then cover stitch designer, creative consultant, electronic buttonholes, creative techniques and much more. The class is free for those who purchased their BERNINA machine from Albany Sewing Machine Center. There is a fee of $65 for others. Please contact the store to register.

Albany OESD School of Embroidery - December 2019

Patchwork Zipper Pouch. This hands-on class is a great opportunity for beginning embroiderers and seasoned stitchers alike. We'll walk you step by step through the process of creating this quick and easy project.

Poughkeepsie Stained Glass Quilt Class

This quilt class has been a long time coming. This is a freezer paper pattern, stack once and cut! There is no measuring and no templates.

Dec 13
Poughkeepsie Stained Glass Quilt Class
Dec 13
Albany mySewnet Demonstration
Dec 13
Albany Make-It and Take It

Contact Us

Poughkeepsie Phone:
845-473-2770

Albany Phone:
518-446-0437