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Since 2002 the design pros at Make, an arts and crafts haven, have been helping already-independent New Yorkers become more self-sufficient by equipping them with must-have DIY skills. Expand your repertoire with this offer: $40 ($80 value) for the Intro to Sewing Machine workshop Designed for total beginners, this two-hour, hands-on lesson teaches how to operate the machine, identify the different parts and their function, shop for equipment for yourself, and make a simple fabric wallet. $40 ($80 value) for the Skip the Tailor: Simple Alterations workshop This two-hour, supplies-included session teaches you how to hem (both by hand and on the machine) and how to make simple handsewing repairs such as sewing on buttons or fixing torn seams. $50 ($100 value) for the Hand Stamped Jewelry workshop Create custom pieces during this engaging, supplies-included education, which will teach you how to imprint names and messages on metal necklaces and the like. Then, you'll finish the jewelry with oxidizing, sanding, and texturing before you take it home and sport it.