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Popular Sewing Teachers in Washington, DC

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Mya Mya Seinn T.

59 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Burmese
  • Master of Arts in Geology from The City College of New York, CUNY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

59 Reviews
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Personalized sewing lessons!!!

- Making clothes
- Reading pattern
- 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!

About Mya Mya Seinn

Hello there! My name is Mya and I am a very patient instructor and understand that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Availability changes every week and please contact me for availability. I received my degree in Geology from Yangon University in Yang

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Allie S.
Excellent instructor!
Gianna
Very patient! Can’t wait for next lesson...
Summer L.
She is super patient and great at teaching

Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Outstanding Business from Etisalat, Nigeria.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Curriculum and Teaching from University of Calabar
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Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
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Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am the Creative Director for Teddies Afrique and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me. Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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Chad G.
Rosemary was amazing. She's an excellent teacher and I really enjoyed my lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson. I highly recommend Rosemary for sewing lessons.
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.
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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Chris
I was very impressed on her ability diagnose and quickly address mistakes I made during our sessions. Additionally she is always well prepared and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Avalon.
Fatima
She was really prepared when I showed up for my lesson. She started up so professionally on paper and very positive and patient with me on my machine!

Thank you!
Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving Washington, DC

Vena H.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Vena H.

28 Reviews
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I am offering industry level patternmaking and sewing classes that cater to your needs. Whether you are a beginner who wants to start sewing or advanced level that you want to polish your skills or to start your clothing line, I can help you with all aspects of subjects that you want to learn. I teach hands-on patternmaking and sewing skills used in the industry and garment production know-how if you want to start your line. Classes include in-depth knowledge of fitting, garment construction, basic and advanced sewing, and production patternmaking. I help my students at different levels to achieve their goals.

About Vena

I'm a Parsons graduate and fashion designer has been working in NYC for more than 10 years. I worked at Zac Posen, DKNY, Elie Tahari, BLK DNM, Victoria's Secret...etc. My specialty is patternmaking, draping, tailoring, sewing, and fitting. I have a great passion for teaching and extremely patient.

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Cameron S.
Vena is an excellent instructor. She really takes her time to get to know her student and how she can help. Also, very knowledgeable about the business, definitely recommend her if you’re serious about getting into any sort of fashion.
Lyrana
Vena is helping me fix my sloper so that I can start drafting my own patterns. She's very experienced and I'll work with her again!
Carrie Linn M.
Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!
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Sabrina Jacqui L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • Awarded Producer's Choice Award from Metropolitan Fashion Week Los Angeles
  • BFA Fashion Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
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Sabrina Jacqui L.

8 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

*Currently offering ONLINE AND ON LOCATION lessons*

Online sewing lessons are a little tricky but as Tim Gunn once said, let's make it work!. Any questions you may have for current projects or projects you'd like to work on, I can do my best to assist through our screens.

**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
*Please note: I am NOT offering pattern-drafting lessons.

***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-dr

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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.

Laura P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks FRENCH, SPANISH
  • Fashion Design and Illustration from Instituto de Diseño de Valencia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura P.

4 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

Beginners: I will create a project that can be done from start to finish in one class so that you will leave with a handmade item.
Intermediate and Advanced: I can answer questions to your specific projects or teach you varied techniques.

About Laura

I'm a fashion designer with 15 years experience in manufacturing and garment creation, I run my own independent brand from my home office. I love teaching and find that creating your own pieces is very fulfilling, all the women in my family knew how to sew and would always know how to mend somethi

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Nayssa
Laura is great! Very patient and always trying to make it easier to understand the concepts, I have done 2 online classes with her and already looking forward for other ones to come. Highly recommended!
Christopher N.
I was timid and shy. I could barely speak English and I had no business using a sewing machine let alone sewing together an original piece.
I found Laura on takelessons and decided to give her a try.
4 lessons later, I'm highly confident. Fluent in english, and I can sew together designer pieces that would make anyone's jaw drop.
Laura is my bastion to success, and I highly highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn.
Sandi
Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Washington is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $100 per hour.
30 min
$33 average
45 min
$43 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Great lesson. Vena was very patient and instructive. She answered all my questions and made it easy for me to remember."
Annalise
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Knowledgeable and patient teacher"
Kenya
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"I am re-learning after many years. Renee is very patient and very informative. She really understands my needs and lets me work at my own pace. She arrived on time and brought materials for me to practice on. I highly recommend Renee for beginners or people wanting to get back into sewing."
Brenda
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Sonya is amazing. My teenage daughter could not sew now she can. Sonya has patience and she made my daughter have confidence in herself. My daughter smile during the class with Sonya made me extremely happy. Thank you"
Arianna
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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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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"Mrs. Seinn is very patient and tailors the lessons dependent upon your skill level. I started learning from the very first class and created my very first mask. I highly recommend Mrs. Seinn for sewing lessons and I will definitely be a repeat student."
Kizzy Gray
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"She’s a great teacher and has been helping me so much"
Darylondra Thompson
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Mya is wonderful. She has such enthusiasm with what she's doing and that motivates me. She's taught me a lot of techniques and always has something made for me when I go to her studio. I'm glad I chose her and can now call her a friend."
Keirsten
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"She was wonderful, funny and made the lesson very enjoyable !"
Robin
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Xclnt, easy to work with. Very fun experience, can't wait until the next lesson."
Derrick
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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