213-537-0520

1340 E 6th Street
Suite #505
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(Inside the ETO Building)

FAQ

  • What are your business hours?
    Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Saturday by appointment only. We will be closed on public holidays. The studio is accessible 24/7/365 for the weekly and monthly members.
  • Where do I park at your studio?
    Free street parking is available on 6th, Mateo, and Mill street, or in a public parking lot across the building (ETO Doors).
  • How does the Membership Pass work?
    Our Membership Pass is used to access our well equipped studio, including different kind of machines and all sewing tools to work on your project. An entry code will be provided for individual member. Tools, equipment, and lockers are first come first serve.
  • Can I bring a friend to the studio once I am a member?
    Friend or client is welcome up to 2 hours max during the business hours only. He/she does not allow to use the facility. If he/she uses the facility, there will be a charge up to $395. Please email us ahead before friend/client shows up.
  • Do you teach how to use industry sewing machines?
    Yes, we do! We offer one-on-one instruction to focus your need. They include single, zigzag, blind-stich, cover-stitch, and serger. Please note every brand and machines model may different but they work in very similar way.
  • Do I have to pay extra to use the locker?
    It is free for Week, Month, Quarter and Year Pass members only! Lockers are first come first serve. Just find an empty one and bring your own lock! Please note, space is limited therefore, one locker per member. Lockers may only be used to store fabrics, paper and tools. No foods or drinks allowed. Once your pass is expired, you have 48 hours to clean out your locker. Otherwise, your lock will be cut. Your stuffs inside the locker will be discard.
  • I want to be a clothing designer and start my own line. How do I get started?
    Please give us a call or email for a free consulation. We give you recommendations to suit your need and budget.
  • Do you have anyone that can help me create pattern and sewing?
    "Yes! we do. We have an in-house experienced and talented tailor to offer custom made item. If you need tutorial, please sign up our Personal Workshop. "
  • How do your workshops work?
    We offer the difference workshops to fit individual’s goal. Please see our classes menu to see what fit you the most. No matter what workshop you take, our experienced instructor will guide you every steps. Our workshops are designed for all levels. You can sign up in person or through our website, email or call us.
  • Which workshop should I take if I am new to sewing/haven’t sewn for a while?
    Our Basic Home Sewing Workshop is perfect for you! The workshop introduces sewing machine parts, winding a bobbin, threading the machine, and simple construction techniques that will build a strong foundation for you. You can always take additional workshops whenever you are ready to learn new skills.
  • What is your workshop’s cancellation policy?
    You can cancel or reschedule 24 hours in advance of the workshop. A $25 fee will be charged if you cancel or reschedule within 24 hours before the workshop. There is no credit or refund for a missed workshop after the scheduled hours.
  • What if I am late to a workshop?
    Instructors will only be present during the workshop’s hours to offer instruction or help with your project. If you are late, we won’t be able to make up the time, so please be prompt.
  • What if I miss one series of a 5-series workshop?
    Multi-series workshops are designed to learn at your own pace. You pick your own workshop day. If you are unable to make it, simply reschedule for free within 24 hours before the workshop. A $25 fee will be charged if cancel or reschedule within 24 hours before the workshop. There is no credit or refund for a missed workshop after the scheduled hours.
  • Do you offer any workshops to kids?
    Of course, we love kids! However, we only accept children who are at least nine years old to participate the Sewing Workshop. Kids 15 or older can join other workshops. Children below the limit are recommended to take Personal Workshop for the best results.
  • Do I have to bring my own sewing machine or can I use yours?
    own machine and practice more at home. Practice makes perfect! If you don’t have a machine, you are more than welcome to use the studio's machine without any charge.
  • What do I need to bring to workshop?
    We have variety of sewing tools available to use in our studio, including threads in assorted color. We have almost everything for all workshops, except Personal Workshop that you may need to bring your own materials. For Sewing Workshop, we charge $10 for each project's materials. If you have specific need in tools and materials then you may bring your own.
  • How long does it take to be really good at sewing?
    Sewing is a skill to master by practice. The more you practice, the quicker you’ll advance. If you stick with it, you’ll be whipping up your own garments in no time!
  • Do you sell sewing machines? What kind of sewing machine do you recommend?
    We don’t sell sewing machines at our studio. We recommend you come to our studio to try the different types of machines we have and find out which works best for you and your needs.
  • Do you sell sewing supplies at your studio?
    We provide most of the basic tools you need to sew in our studio, so you don’t have to buy. We may sell limited sewing supplies for your sewing need.
  • Do you sell fabric?
    We do not sell fabric. However, the Fashion District is only at 6 minutes drive.
  • Do you offer alteration and repair services?
    Yes, we do. Our price is $25/hour and minimum is an hour.
  • How do I hear about about your news, events, or promotions?
    You can sign up for our newsletter. We send out newsletters for upcoming events, exciting new classes, projects and any new equipment, tools, etc.
  • Do you rent your space for private parties, events, or filming?
    We do, as long as it does not interfere with a previously scheduled classes. Please email or call us for more info.