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Olivia D.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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She really customize the lesson to meet your skill level and needs. I’m so glad I signed up for classes.
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Jacquelyne R.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Most Requested Swim Teacher from Swimmerman Swim School
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Jacquelyne R.

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Hello! I love teaching sewing because it is such a lost art. I offer basic sewing skills, how to read patterns, apply zippers, and pattern construction if you want to learn how to bring your own design to life. I teach all ages but especially enjoy teaching kids to give them something productive to do besides scrolling on their phone. I offer ¨sewcials¨ where adults can come together, enjoy a glass of wine, sew, and enjoy conversation. I am very adaptable and understand that ever student has their own needs.

About Jacquelyne

My name is Jacquelyne and I consider myself a Fashionista. I started sewing at the age of 10 when I made an apron for Mothers Day in my Girl Scout troop and ever since then I have been in love with making clothes. I decided to pursue my dream and went to Georgia Southern University and majored in Fa

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Terry S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 to 70
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Terry S.

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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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Renee H.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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About Renee

Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a

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Curry W.
A very patient, humble and
bright instructor, adapts to the needs of her students. I am enjoying my time learning with her and fully recommend‚Ě£

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
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Lily Q.

61 Reviews
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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.

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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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Sonya M.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sonya M.

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You’ve come to the right place if you want to learn how to sew or enhance your sewing skills.

Do you need help in real time?

I provide sewing lessons for you online.

Level 1 Start: For someone new to Sewing, who has never sewn before nor used a sewing machine, your first lesson will be learning your sewing machine. Threading, bobbin, stitches, functions. You will also learn how to sew on scrap fabric. One hour.

Level 2 Start: A sewing beginner, someone who has sewn before but not much. If you already possess the skills and level one, then you start at level two. In this session you will learn to make a pillowcase or a tote bag. You will get more comfortable with the machine, controlling the speed, stitching within a seam allowance, and stitching a straight line. This could take 1 to 2 sewing hours.

Level 3 Start: Student possesses the abilities and skills in level one and two. At level three, you have already sewn something basic like a pillow, pillowcase or tote bag. At this ...

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 n

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Jessica
Ms.Sonya is very patient and helpful. You can tell she is VERY experienced and knows what she is teaching. Great choice as an instructor. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with her.
Mia
Sonya is a super fun teacher and very knowledgeable. I always have a good time at her lessons and walk away with more sewing skills. She's definitely worth the time and money! I recommend her to anyone who is looking to learn more about sewing and wants to have a good time doing it!
Robin
Wow! Sonya worked with my daughter who has some special needs - and was just awesome. Patient, generous with praise, and good humored. In fact, my daughter had a very tough weekend, and she said this experience made all memories of her hard weekend disappear. I feel fortunate that we are working with her - a born teacher.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Washington 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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"Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job."
Amanda
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Sonya was very patient and also very clear. I learned a lot."
Miriam-Rachel
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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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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"Beatrice is a super fun and knowledgeable teacher.
I’m excited to continue learning."
Caitlin
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Sonya is wonderful! My daughter came hime after her first sewing lesson so excited about what she will learn. It took her 30 minutes, talking a mile a minute, to share every detail. Sonya made her feel comfortable and eager to learn more."
Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"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."
Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Allie
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Excellent first lesson!! Nikki knows her stuff. I am looking forward to improving my sewing skills under her guidance."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Nikki G.
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"Thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. See you next Saturday"
Usha
Took Sewing lessons from Nikki G.
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"My granddaughter had so much fun and is still enjoying her project. She is looking forward to another lesson. Thank you Lisa!!!"
Ansley
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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