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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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Kelly N.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Kelly N.

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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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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.
Regina
Kelly was well prepared and offered good advice on what materials I should get and what to expect in my next class. I can’t wait to get started on my first project.
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Sarah P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Sabrina Jacqui L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Fashion Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
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Sabrina Jacqui L.

8 Reviews
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Lessons I offer:
-how to set up and use a sewing machine + sewing basics
-sewing tips and tricks
-going over how to read and use a store-bought pattern + completion of project
-assisting with existing pattern + completion of project
*Please note: I am NOT offering pattern-drafting lessons.

All beginner lessons come with a list of necessary supplies for sewing success. Intermediate+ can request this list!

***IMPORTANT***: I have a strict policy in which I require a brief video chat meet-up prior to any in-person lesson. Thank you for your understanding.

About Sabrina Jacqui

I first learned how to sew from a wonderful woman teaching in-home sewing lessons. Her one on one lessons helped catapult me into the skilled sewer I am today. I've been sewing for about 16 years now. I started my namesake brand in 2009 where I designed and created every item by hand (pattern-dra

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Danielle B.
I only took a couple of lessons from Sabrina, just to enhance a few sewing skills, but she was great. Very knowledgeable!
Jess H.
She cancelled on my tree minutes before our session. I didn't have time to hire someone new. This has ruined my holiday. I stayed home to finish a sewing project and now can't because it's too late to hire someone new. It's too late to fly back home. This sucks. I better get my money back.
Mirabelle
Sabrina taught my daughter in-home, she was always on time despite the distance and was very patient and respectful. We have a few other children and she was extremely welcoming to the little ones looking in on the lesson. She taught my daughter how to use a store-bought pattern and some sewing basics.
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Lily Q.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
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Lily Q.

60 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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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.
Peggy
I am a true novice. Lily was perfect for me. Her instructions were very clear and she showed me how to figure out the very basics of sewing and when my stitch wasn't right she figured it out and had me correct things on my machine that weren't set right. Loved her!
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Olivia D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Olivia D.

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I have been teaching children and adults sewing techniques for the past two years. I truly enjoy watching my students grow their skill levels and take on interesting projects to reach their goals. We start at your level and before moving on we ensure comfort and mastery of each skill. We will work at pace and make sure you understand the art of sewing. Join me to learn this essential skill!

About Olivia

Hi there! I am happy you are interested in sewing lessons to develop or improve upon your skills! I run a non-profit dedicated to teaching sewing to children and adults. I love teaching all levels and have specialized in beginning sewers with a focus on teaching children aged 8-14. While teaching se

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Santa Monica is $87. 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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"Crafty Table provides an enriched learning environment especially for young beginners. My daughter enjoys not only learning the fundamentals, she is also pleased with her creations."
Robyn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"I enrolled my 11-year old daughter in Felicia's Saturday sewing class. Because the lesson is some distance from our house, I stuck around and observed the lessons. Felicia is unfailingly patient, kind and unhurried. She does not jump in and take over if something goes wrong; she teaches the child to cut, measure, stitch, etc. and expects the child to master and complete the task alone. Her classes are fun and my daughter has taken a real interest in sewing."
Kathleen
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Ok I literally just ended my lesson with Trivia and I wanted to make sure I wrote this review before I forgot. She is AMAZING. Her personality is so fun to start. No question is stupid and she REALLY knows her stuff. I had a project in mind that I've been wanting to work on for cosplay but I just had no idea how to approach the concept. I had messaged Trivia in advance to see if that was something she could help me with since this wasn't exactly a typical sewing lesson. She responded incredibly quick and said it was something we could do. She was able to fit me into a short notice class and broke everything down for me making what I thought would be an overwhelming project seem so much more simple now. I can't wait to start and I will definitely be in touch with her again the further I progress.
And just one other cool tidbit. I am in California and she is in Texas which I thought just added a little something more special to the lesson.
Thank you Trivia! Can't wait to talk again soon."
Ramona
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"I learned so much in just one hour. I can’t wait to have another lesson and feel confident I will be able to finish our sewing project successfully. Vena also gave me valuable recommendations on supplies I needed."
Marissa
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"I just had my first lesson and I'm SO happy that I found Dawn. She's GREAT!!!
To be honest, I was a little afraid to book lessons online with all the scammers out there. But she is wonderful and I know I'm going to want more lessons with her. I could finally make the sewing project I want to make knowing that I have her there for assistance. Thank you SO much Dawn!! I'm looking forward to our next class."
Angela
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Instructor was on time, patient, and very professional"
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Adenike was well-prepared and very flexible to the situation and all my questions. She adopted my goal as her own and did everything possible to get us there--which she did! I look forward to our next lesson."
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Adenike O.
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"Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one."
Amber
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"The best experience I've had so far. Vena is very friendly, respectful and thorough. I've learned so much in my first class and I look forward to working with her in the near future. Highly recommended!!"
Selma
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!"
Debbie
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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