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Blogger’s Choice: Best Sewing Shop

  • Pins & Needles

    1045 Lexington Ave., nr. 75th St., second fl.; 212-535-6222

    “The mother-and-daughter lesson ($220 plus materials) at this tiny sewing shop is a private session in which kids get to make their choice of three skill-appropriate projects, such as a ribbon-tie dress or faux-fur vest. I’m all thumbs and zero patience when it comes to sewing, but the staff worked closely with my daughter to help her select a fabric she loved and made her feel involved in every step.” —Tara Mandy, founder of StrollerTraffic

From the 2013 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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