Welcome to Sewing Arts Center.

With a focus on exceptional quality, Sewing Arts Center specializes in sales and service of Baby Lock, BERNINA sewing, embroidery, quilting, and overlock machines. You'll find more than 30 models on display, ready for you to test drive. Sewing Arts Center also carry Koala sewing cabinetry and fixtures, machine embroidery software, notions, fabrics.  To increase your sewing capacity, Sewing Arts Center offers more than 150 class sessions each year, with classes for all skill levels in a variety of topics.

Whether you're interested in fashion, home decor, handwork or quilting, there's a class here for everyone. Sewing Arts Center has been serving the Santa Monica, CA, community since 1955. With an unwavering dedication to the art of sewing, our friendly, knowledgeable staff, faculty, and service technicians share a combined 300 years of sewing experience. As a team, we work together to provide you with the products, services, training, and the inspiration you need to express your creative sewing genius.

 Sewing is an Art, be an Artist!


We are hiring!
Do you love fabric and bright cheerful surroundings?  Enjoy working with people and have a creative side? Then we might be the place for you!!

Looking for a part time employee with potential to become full time.
Love of fabric and working with the public is a must, both adults and children, as we have students as young at 9.
Being able to sew and have basic sewing knowledge is a must.
Computer and phone skills are a must, we will teach you our POS.
Being able to work at least one day per weekend, or both days every other weekend is required.
Being part of a "team" is required. We all do everything, from emptying the trash, setting up machines, putting away fabric, assisting customers, making sure the bathrooms are tidy and fully stocked.

If this sounds good to you, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter to Jobs@sewingarts.com

Our Classes

We are passionate about sewing, and truly enjoy sharing our collective knowledge with all aspiring sewists. From fashion to quilting, from home decor to shoe making, you'll find an amazing array of classes at Sewing Arts Center. 

Our Services

Is your sewing machine in need of some TLC? Perhaps you need a quilt top quilted? Maybe you've been searching for private instruction or custom monogramming? You need look no further than Sewing Arts Center.

Sewing Equipment

We are passionate about sewing education, and equally ardent about the sewing equipment we sell. You'll find at Sewing Arts Center we are all about quality and value. With models on the sales floor starting at $199, there's a quality machine for every sewist at every price point.

Fabrics & Notions

You'll find a finely curated selection of fabrics and notions at Sewing Arts Center. From needles to thread, from buttons to elastic, from sewing machine accessories to batting, you'll find just what you need to bring your creative sewing genius to life.

Special Events

We delight in bringing you amazing sewing opportunities from our faculty and visiting guest instructors.


Are you trying to negotiate your schedule of sewing activities at Sewing Arts Center? We are here to help!


For our sewing community, a bulletin board where you can post advertisements for all things sewing offered and wanted.

Row by Row 2017

Pictured above is a portion of our 2017 Row by Row block. Click on the picture to be directed to our instructions. Drop by Sewing Arts for your free pattern by 9/05/17!

Our Blog

Ruminations on all things sewing by the faculty and staff of Sewing Arts Center. 
Definitely worth a read.


Our Videos

Companion to our sewing classes, find links to our online sewing videos here. Find out just why people rave about Sewing Arts Center.


Secret Garden

Tips and tricks and other hidden treasures. Exclusively for Sewing Arts Center
students and patrons.


Contact Us

Sewing Arts Center
3330 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, California

Ph: (310) 450-4300

Monday through Thursday 10 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday through Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM

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