I teach beginner and intermediate sewing on and off the machine. I teach how to use your machine, pattern making, pattern creating, repair, alterations, and upcycling clothing.
I have been teaching art and crochet for over 15 years. Now i am teaching sewing. I have been sewing my own clothes for over 25 years. I can teach the basics or each, including pattern reading, and even pattern making. I can also teach intermediate in all, and advanced in crochet. I teach to both kids and adults. I have my eon after school art program in 6 schools in Dekalb county and Atlanta City schools. I teach at my home if orris ate lessons. I live near N Dekalb mall, the Dekalb Farmers Market, Downtown Decatur, and Tucker.
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 pins and pin cushion or magnet
Hi, there! My name is Artesia and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students understand the basics of sewing, explore their inner designer and overall become more confident with sewing. I went to Spelman College and earned a degree in Mathematics in 2006 but I am currently attending the Savannah College of Art and Design to earn a degree in Fashion Design. In March 2014, I was a RAW featured artist showcasing handmade accessories, pillowcases and pillows. The following month I received the Most Creative award at the EcoFab Trash Couture Recycled Runway for a garment created from everyday usable items. I have participated in the Summer Intensive Studies program at Parson’s in New York, NY and excelled in the sewing ...
Hi, there! My name is Johnnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students accomplish their goals. I went to Agnes Scott College and earned a degree in Literature/Creative Writing in 2014. I'm a sweet and hard-working person, and my teaching style varies depending the age and level of the pupil. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
I have been actively teaching sewing for the past 3 years. I am able to teach students anything from constructing a simple skirt all the way to draping and designing their own personal design. I believe that every student is different and has different methods that work better for them. I strive to take this into consideration with every student I teach.
Hi, there! My name is Alexandria and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2013 and have loved helping my students better understand their passions in life. I went to Georgia Southern University and earned a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design in 2014. I have a wide range of skills and knowledge that I would absolutely love to impart to eager minds ready to learn. I'm a very understanding and caring person and my teaching style is tailored to the individual student and their needs. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
I have been sewing since 2003. I can teach you how to load the bobbin, thread the needle, change the needle, how to change stitch width length and style. And much more
I graduated from American Intercintinental University in 2006. I have a degree in Fashion Design and Marketing. I have made clothes of all kinds and currently working on my clothing line. I have a lot of knowledge in the fashion world as well as in sewing.
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