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Taryn H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA from The School of the Art Institute
  • Awarded Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, Slippery Rock - Scholarship Program from Slippery Rock University
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Taryn H.

6 Reviews
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Experienced teacher of 20 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced sewing student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be sewing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of stitches, techniques and understanding patterns for individual garments...and you may also choose to learn how to repurpose the clothes you already have to make them fresh again. Let's get started! (And I recently created a how to make your own mask tutorial.)

About Taryn

Taryn studied fashion design and art therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She worked for Anna Sui and milliner Tracy Watts. Taryn first started teaching sewing to displaced youth at Hollywood Arts 10+ years ago. She taught "R'ashion" (recycle fashion/sewing) at Environmental

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My 17 yr-old daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Taryn! Great teacher!!
Jonathan H.
What a great teacher! Had a blast and learned a lot!
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Renee D.

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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 commercial

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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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Lisa C.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Lisa C.

62 Reviews
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I am a seamstress, costume designer, historical clothing expert and have worked in the film industry. I routinely perform costume repair work for theatrical companies, alterations for formal gowns and create/modify garments to use in film and living history events.
If you are a beginner or advanced I can teach you to get better, more consistent results from your sewing.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Suzanne F.
Great experience. i was nervous and Lisa made me laugh and comfortable.
lindsey
Great first lesson! Very helpful and patient!
Macklynn M.
Lisa is so thorough and detailed, and really knows how to connect with the student the way they learn. Highly recommend!

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Sonya M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sonya M.

19 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

Fun and entertaining

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a

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Miriam-Rachel
Sonya was very patient and also very clear. I learned a lot.
ANNIE P.
Just completed my first lesson so excited for the second class. Sonya is a wonderful teacher
Miriam-Rachel
Sonya was very knowledgable, patient and fun to work with.

Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Betty E.

12 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

About Betty

Basic Sewing

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Cindy W.
Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!
Darlene
Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels.
Lorri
Wonderful and attentive to my needs an progress. I’m not really good MissBerry is so patent, I would STRONGLY recommend Betty to any new student.
Thank you,Lorri

Amber P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amber P.

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Online Sewing Teacher

Now that I've been sewing for 6 years, I constantly wish someone would have taught me as a child. There's nothing like the sense of accomplishment you have from making your own clothes or altering a garment that didn't fit or giving a gift to someone you know no one else has. To be able to give that to someone else is what I dream about. Whatever your motivation for learning how to sew, I'd love to be instrumental in teaching you! All ages and skill levels welcome!

About Amber

Hi! I'd love to be able to help you on your journey of sewing. It's such a magnificent skill to have and there's nothing like the joy of making something yourself. Even if the end result isn't what you imagined or "good", the process from start to finish is one of the most life-giving and rewarding

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Mai A.
Amber is very sweet and polite. She also listens and makes sure she understands what my expectation is. Besides my background of sewing, I also have limited English efficiency that I worry a little. Thank you so much for being kind and patient to me Amber. ❤️

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in San Jose is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$70 average

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"I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity."
Abby
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her"
Shatoya
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Ok...First I have to say, I am so pleased to have signed up for classes with Mya. Choosing to take sewing classes with Mya is hands down one of the best decisions I made and will continue to make. She is intelligent, very knowledgeable in her craft (or rather crafts), friendly, considerate, patient, and a great conversationalist. I hands down recommend taking a class or classes with her."
Mika
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"I am so happy that I found Mya! I had a very enjoyable lesson with Mya at her home. Mya is a very good teacher, with sensitivity to the particular needs of the student. Mya taught me pattern-making. She did so in a way that allowed me to first observe, then practice what I had observed. I came away with a usable pattern to make an item no longer available in stores.

Whether you are new to sewing or need help in developing new skills, you will find Mya able to meet you at your sewing level and you will end the lesson with enthusiasm for sewing and looking forward to your next lesson!!"
Mercedes Gilliom
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"my instructor Felicia was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, patient & extremely helpful. I learned so much in the half hour class. She was able to improvise when I was missing an important component to my machine. She truly is a genius. I scheduled another session at the conclusion of my 1st class, but find I must cancel due to physical problems. I am disabled with severe arthritis & her class is on the 3 rd floor. She carried my machine up for me & I made it up the stairs but when I got home later that evening my knees were so swollen I had to ice them & take pain medication. I know I cannot do that again & will let my instructor know it is not het fault."
Angela R Joned
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Thanks again for providing such clear & concise instructions. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson & am feeling more confident about sewing."
Simone
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class"
Perlita
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"She is patient and such an awesome insructor!"
Rickey Fleming Jr
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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