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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commerc

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her
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Lily Q.

61 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
  • BS in Physics, MBA. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
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Lily Q.

61 Reviews
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Beginner-You will learn basic skills of hand and machine stitching, seams, darts, pleats, zippers, pouch, tote bag and build many more samples into a scrapbook.

Intermediate- Fabric dimension and behavior, cutting skills, bias binding, various necklines and making a skirt or blouse. Learn to make garment with commercial pattern.

Advanced-Make dress, skirt, pants or blouse with lining.

Note: Although students learn at different rates, the above results are expected, if taking lessons 2hours a week, for 5weeks for all levels.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclus

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Mekana
Very knowledge and pleasant to learn from
Natasha A.
Very helpful! Walked us through every possibility and gave some great suggestions for us to try out!
Lisa
Lily is an awesome teacher. She has a great sense of humor, which really helps when I’m feeling frustrated with myself. I’m really slow and she’s incredibly patient. She’s very flexible too. I’m thoroughly enjoying my classes. I’ve been taking classes for about 11 weeks. It’s wonderful to have a total break from the world for an hour every week, and it helps to have homework too. I highly recommend Lily.
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Terry S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 to 70
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Terry S.

5 Reviews
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Custom classes designed to fit your specific needs. Lessons for the beginner and intermediate sewer who needs some help. Do you need help with learning a specific technique, installing zippers, adding a lining, hand stitching, pockets, choosing the correct needle, thread, seam variations or just want to learn how to alter your own clothing? Each class will be designed personally for you.

About Terry

I learned to sew as a teenager. It became a hobby that I became passionate about that grew into a business when I decided to take an early retirement. I’m interested in helping others learn how to perfect their skills and be proud of their work. I’m familiar with the challenges that sewing

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Sue
Terry is professional and experienced. Pleasant environment.
Marlene
The teacher was knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and was able to tell me how to finish off one of my projects that I brought with. It was a jacket and skirt. I needed help mostly with the jacket and mainly understanding the finishing instructions for the jacket. I sewed some in the hour during the lesson and then Terry showed me on the instructions what to do at home. She then asked me to bring a new sewing project that we could start together when I come in two weeks. I would highly recommend Terry to any level of sewer wanting lessons. She is also a very kind lady as well.
Jared moore
Terry is very attentive and detailed, I enjoyed my time with her and I look forward to learning from her more.
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Sarah P.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2021
  • BA Theater Arts from University of California Santa Cruz
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Sarah P.

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I can teach the basics of sewing with intro lessons coaching you through making our own simple projects with no stretchy fabrics.
I also teach lessons on making corsets to more experienced sewers-from intermediate lessons making a mockup and fitting it to make your first corset to advanced lessons on drafting your own special corset patterns and making them a reality.
I can also teach lingerie making, formal wear, and tech wear to more advanced sewers, from basic bralettes and underwear, raincoats and athletic wear, to embellished luxury garments.

About Sarah

My name is Sarah. I'm an artist with a BA in Theater Arts from UCSC. I've been sewing for 10 years now, and have worked in professional costume shops. I've been working with embroidery machines since 2017 and I use my embroidery machine, sewing, and crafting skills to run my own little fashion line

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Dawn Z.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dawn Z.

40 Reviews
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Learn to machine stitch (not machine embroidery) from an experienced sewing educator. Lessons are customized based on age and goals of the student.

Group pricing available, please contact customer service for more details on how to set up group lessons.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessio

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Laurie
SHE WAS GREAT! Dawn knows so much and help guide me in making a cute quilt for my son!
Winnie
Dawn is an awesome knitting teacher. She is patient, friendly, communicates well with my teenaged daughter. My daughter really enjoyed each lesson and learned a lot. Even though this is an online lesson, it really doesn't affect Dawn's teaching quality. I highly recommend Dawn to whoever is interested in learning how to knit.
Cheryl
I have been taking quilting lessons from Dawn for many months now and I have found her to be a kind, patient and compassionate teacher. She is so helpful between lessons with questions and has videos to help. Being an older student with medical issues comes with challenges but she faces them with grace and compassion.
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Kelly N.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kelly N.

13 Reviews
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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home (she is fully vaccinated against Covid-19) or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools. Kelly's lessons are individualized to what you want to learn and move at whatever pace you need.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with something simple (pillowcase, pajama pants) and then work up to more and more com

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Monica C.
Very helpful answered all my questions help me realize good patterns and bad patterns went above and beyond explaining and sharing resources excellent teacher would definitely recommend and would go to classes again
Justin
Kelly is great! Very knowledgeable and a lot of fun.
Nicole G.
Kelly did a great job showing me how to thread a sewing machine and load a bobbin, and get started on my first project. She has excellent cameras to show you close ups of her machine and to demonstrate what she is doing.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Los Angeles is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $170 per hour.
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"Felicia is a wonderful instructor! I really enjoyed my first lesson!"
Ayet
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Mya was GREAT! After today's lesson, I'm looking forward to the next one. Mya was patient and hands on."
Marlys
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Knowledgeable and patient teacher"
Kenya
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Avalon is a great teacher, my daughter didn't have any experience in sewing. She helped her make a simple skirt, avalon was very patient with her. I highly recommend avalon."
Laya
Took Sewing lessons from Avalon F.
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"Fantastic Instrutor. I’m a beginner at sewing she made the class very enjoyable. After the first class I’m comfortable using the sewing machine, and I can’t wait for the next lessens."
Kevin Bell
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"My first lesson went great! Anne showed me everything I needed to know to help me begin practicing on my own with confidence. She does have two small children who were well behaved, but if distractions are a problem, I would mention that before taking your first lesson. At the end of my two hour session I had sewn my first bag and now have something to show my friends and family! Thanks, Anne."
Falon
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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"Terry is very knowledgeable of sewing. She is a great instructor who is patient and great at explaining the steps necessary to complete the project. I would definitely recommend her and have recommended her to a friend."
Tiana
Took Sewing lessons from Terry S.
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"I had a great lesson. Perfect to get along with and very easy going. Mya Mya has ALOT of patience as well. She makes everything about sewing make sense ! I'd recommend her for anyone who wants to gain more experience sewing no matter what level you are at."
Amelia
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"The best instructor in sewing I ever had. Very patient and smart. She explains to me every detail of sewing that I need to know. Looking forward to take more classes with her."
Geraldine
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"As usual Sonya was quite patient with me"
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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