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Our sewing experts here in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region of New York are ready to help you take your sewing to the next level. Check out our featured videos below or visit our YouTube channel with even more helpful content. You're always welcome to visit our sewing machine stores, where we offer classes, advice, and test drives of new and used sewing machines. 
 


 

Classes


Beginner Sewing

Cost: $ 200.00
Beginner Sewing

Cost: $ 200.00
For owners of Bernina 4, 5 and 7 series machines. Master your BERNINA sewing machine. Learn how to care for your machine, and how to use specialty functions to customize your machines settings to your needs. You'll learn to use the utility, decorative, alphabet and buttonhole stitches on your machine. Free for those who purchased machine at ASMC. $200 for those who didn't purchase machine at ASMC. Please call or visit the store to register.

Albany: Quilted Jacket
- Mar 02, 2024 10:00 am

What is better than cuddling up with a warm home sewn quilt? Cuddling up with a warm, home-sewn quilted jacket! Take your sewing skills to the next level as you lean step by step how to construct a quilted jacket with external patch pockets. This versatile quilted jacket is warm, stylish and great for layering. Proudly wear your uniquely crafted garment out running errands, going to appointments, or just in the comfort of your own home. Take on a challenging, yet rewarding project to level up your sewing skills as you learn the process of constructing a quilted garment. This class is designed to transform an existing quilt into a deliciously unique and cozy garment that you can enjoy for years to come.

Cost: $ 225.00
Albany Pajama Class
- Mar 04, 2024 05:30 pm

Students in this class will learn the basics of using a pattern to make a garment.

Cost: $ 200.00
For owners of Bernina 4, 5 and 7 series machines. Master your BERNINA sewing machine. Learn how to care for your machine, and how to use specialty functions to customize your machines settings to your needs. You'll learn to use the utility, decorative, alphabet and buttonhole stitches on your machine. Free for those who purchased machine at ASMC. $200 for those who didn't purchase machine at ASMC. Please call or visit the store to register.

Albany: Beginner Free Motion Quilting
- Mar 13, 2024 11:00 am

Come learn 8 Free Motion Quilting designs over (2) 4 hour session classes

Cost: $ 150.00
Albany: Intermediate Free Motion Class
- Mar 27, 2024 11:00 am

Do you have a panel or small quilt top that you have pieced and have no idea how to quilt it??? Bring it to the Intermediate Free Motion Class and we will go over possible designs.

Cost: $ 50.00
Beginner Sewing

Cost: $ 200.00
Learn the basic skills to make a quilt from start to finish. You will learn how to use a rotary cutter, cut your fabric correctly, piece your quilt blocks, how to put borders on and then baste, quilt and bind your quilt.

Cost: $ 200.00
Beginner Sewing

Cost: $ 200.00
Albany: Quilt Camp
- Apr 12, 2024 09:00 am

Calling all Quilters! Bring those unfinished projects and enjoy a sewing weekend with fellow quilters. If you are coming from afar, make it a get away weekend and bring a friend. (You are responsible for making accommodations).

Cost: $ 125.00
This is a 3 part class for the beginner sewer or to refresh your sewing skills. You will make a pillowcase, a tote bag with a boxed bottom, and a zipper bag. Each project will bring you new sewing skills, while getting more familiar with a sewing machine. Classroom machines will be available. Supplies included

Cost: $ 130.00
Pok Embroidery Basics Class
- Feb 23, 2024 10:30 am

This class is for people who purchased an embroidery machine and would like to start a new journey. No fee for class if embroidery machine purchased from Sew And Vac.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is a 3 part class for the beginner sewer or to refresh your sewing skills. You will make a pillowcase, a tote bag with a boxed bottom, and a zipper bag. Each project will bring you new sewing skills, while getting more familiar with a sewing machine. Classroom machines will be available. Supplies included

Cost: $ 130.00
Pok - Small Practical Drawstring bag
- Feb 28, 2024 10:30 am

A beginner-friendly sewing project that allows you to explore your creative side and develop new skills.

Cost: $ 45.00
POK Block By Block Quilt Along
- Mar 01, 2024 10:00 am

In Honor of quilters month Come join us! boost creative, and learn 4 Fun outside the box quilt blocks.

Cost: $ 140.00
POK Learn to sew knits!
- Mar 06, 2024 10:30 am

whether you have a serger or a regular sewing machine join in on the fun!

Cost: $ 75.00
Pok - Lined Apron
- Mar 07, 2024 12:30 pm

2 session class. This class to continue sewing experience. Beginner sewer.

Cost: $ 45.00
Pok Open Sew
- Mar 13, 2024 02:00 pm

Join us for open sewing classes here at Sew and Vac! Have an unfinished project, need some advice, need a big sewing area, want to share your latest project or just to sew with other sewers? This is the class for you. Registration required, class size limited.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how to make this beautiful skirt by watching an instructor sewing and then you repeat!

Cost: $ 120.00

Contact Us

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



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