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Popular Sewing Teachers

Dovile R.

Villa Park, IL
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Artesia R.

Kennesaw, GA
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Elizabeth H.

Charlotte, NC
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Dovile R.

Villa Park, IL

I've been sewing my clothes since 13. I was supporting myself during my years in Art Institute by sewing for clients. After graduating I partnered with SBA Concern and my designs were produced commercially. In 1994 I got award for pachwork design from French magazine "Modes & Travauch". I can teach how to sew from table runner to coat and beyond.

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Lacey A. October 31, 2015
Acrylic Painting · Online
Verified Student
Very knowledgable, patient and gives clear feedback. Is able to asses your skill level and instruct accordingly.
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Austen October 18, 2015
Sewing · In studio
Dovile takes her time and makes sure you know what you are doing, Good teacher if you want to learn how to sew
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Larry October 18, 2015
Sewing · In studio
Dovile is a very nice and knowledgeable teacher and glad we picked her to teach sewing!...Thank YOU Dovile!
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Artesia R.

Kennesaw, GA

Beginners have learned how to:

-Thread sewing machine properly
-Wind thread on a bobbin
-Sew a straight, curved and pivot corners for squares or zigzags
-Sew a French seam
-Attach a zipper and button on the machine
-Read a store bought pattern
-Create a simple basic pillow or article of clothing

Each student must be prepared for lessons with the following:
-Sewing machine with a zipper and button foot
-Sewing machine bobbins
-Thread (all purpose)
-Needles (Universal 90/14, 80/12, 70/10, 65/11)
-Fabric scissors
-Seam ripper
-Fabric pins and pin cushion or magnet
-Marking pencils

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Xofia F. April 10, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
Artesia is a great resource and excellent working with my 19 y/o daughter.
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Elisa April 9, 2016
Sewing · In home
Artesia is an excellent sewing teacher! I highly recommend her.
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Blair N. March 8, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
She is great can't wait until my next classes
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Elizabeth H.

Charlotte, NC

I've been sewing since I was 8 years old. I love all kinds of projects and have worked with clothing, costumes, drapes, decorative pillows, upholstery and quilting. I believe any student can master the art of sewing.

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Margo P. February 4, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Elizabeth was wonderful! Very patient, knowledgeable & an excellent teacher!!
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Ridhi Vaid February 3, 2016
Baking · In home
Verified Student
It was a lovely experience! I have learnt a lot from Elizabeth and will most likely be taking more classes with her! She is friendly and full of baking knowledge!
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Antonette F. September 4, 2015
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
Very patient, wonderful personality!

Mya Mya Seinn T.

Alexandria, VA
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Patricia C.

Sacramento, CA
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Sarah L.

San Mateo, CA
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

Alexandria, VA

Personalized sewing lessons!!!

- Making clothes
- Reading pattern
-Basic pattern making & draping
- Alterations
- Hand sewing & hand embroidery
- Bags & accessories ... etc.

Openings for new students.
Lessons are offered in my studio.
Fun and friendly learning environment.
Look forward to guiding you on your educational journey!

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Susan May 21, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
The session was wonderful
I am learning how to sew home decor items and upholstery
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Michelle April 17, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Enjoyable first lesson! Very comfortable working environment and lovely teacher.
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Marlys R. March 26, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Mya was GREAT! After today's lesson, I'm looking forward to the next one. Mya was patient and hands on.
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Patricia C.

Sacramento, CA

I can teach a brand new beginner to thread and take care of his /her machine. I am proficient in using patterns, pinning and cutting out any and all types of clothing. For my intermediate students I can teach them to create their own patterns and make clothing from a picture they love. I can teach them to install any kind of zippers. Advance students I can teach major alterations and also how to make difficult clothing like wedding dresses and suits!

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Rosalinda T. March 30, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
Awesome experience! I was able to get my machine in top condition since I had some parts flipped, it wasn't working right. I was also able to finish the first burp cloth in a stack, hem a dress, hem some selves, and switch out a zipper on some shorts in under 2 hrs. Will definitely use Patricia again and look forward to seeing her soon. I'm very pregnant and on restrictions so I appreciated Patricia's willingness to come to me so I didn't have to lug my sewing machine around. Patricia is friendly and personable. The sign up and scheduling experience was a little rocky as I wasn't able to figure out how to schedule on the mobile site, but we figured it out in a couple of days and Patricia was always friendly and flexible.
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Taija Hall February 21, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
She is Very knowledgable, has tons of experience and is just an overall JOY to work with! Looking forward to my upcoming lessons 😊
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Eloise hartsuiker January 11, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Patricia was fabulous with my granddaughter
Awesome teacher very inspiring
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Sarah L.

San Mateo, CA

I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

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Sarah V. March 13, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Well prepared, thorough, knowledgeable and patient. Good amount of knowledge and skills to digest in our 30 minute session. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Lori January 25, 2016
Drawing · In studio
Sarah is a very patient teacher who has great skills herself, but is not at all intimidating to learn from.
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Amanda January 14, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job.

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The Best Sewing Blogs and Online Resources
Blogs and online resources can be a huge help when you're taking sewing lessons, but which blogs are the best? Here, Glendale, CA sewing teacher Marie B. shares her picks for the best sewing blogs and online resources... In the ocean of information that is the Internet, it can be daunting to find the right information when you need it. One can easily get lost in the myriad of blogs and websites. I have put together a list of some of the best sites for sewing tips, sewing tutorials, sewing
How to Hem Jeans: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners [Infographic]
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The Beginner's Guide to Basic Sewing Stitches [Infographic]
Before you can sew your own clothes, create crafts, and take on sewing projects, you have to learn the basic sewing stitches. From hand-sewing stitches to seam finishes, sewing instructor Cathy G. is here to help you master the basics...  Modern sewing machines have all but eliminated the need for hand sewing. Gone are the days of constructing a garment by hand with a needle and thread. That being said, there are still many places where hand-sewing stitches are necessary for a high-qualit
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When you learn to sew, you're introduced to slew of new vocabulary words and phrases. To help you understand these words and phrases, and be more conversational about your new craft, we've put together this glossary of sewing terms from Columbus, OH teacher Nikki D... “May your bobbin always be full!” ~Author Unknown. Most recognize what this quote means, but you might be thinking, “What on earth is a bobbin?” Bobbin, miter, selvedge – there is an extensive amount of vocabulary in sewing,
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