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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
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Sewing with me will not only teach you the basics but will help you delve into your creativity! Also, as someone with stress, I find sewing can help relieve some of it, and I can show you how to apply mindfulness techniques to make the most of your experience with sewing.

About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

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I have been teaching small group classes of children between the ages of 5 and 13 since 2010. My favorite memory from my earliest class was when my 10 year old student went home and adjusted her mother's sewing machine to sew properly! I have taught classes from very basic sewing machine skills to machine quilting.

About Angela

I learned to crochet in grade school, taught myself to knit and learned to sew from my mother at a very early age. Teaching grade school children/students is my passion. I believe learning to knit and sew can help students learn a level of patience and persistence that will help them in their schoo

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Krista N.
Angela is a very knowledgeable instructor! She helped me come up with different ways to construct garments for my unique business and sped up my surging and sewing skills in just 5 lessons. She’s very patient and excellent at explaining things in depth and easy for a beginner to understand. I would definitely recommend Angela!
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!

Rebecca S.

Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Rebecca S.

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I started sewing when I was in middle school and still have a few of my first projects. I enjoy teaching new skills to everyone and love when my students "figure it out."

About Rebecca

Hi there! Thank for taking a look at my profile. I started my teaching career as a math teacher 17 years ago and have recently branched into sewing and violin lessons. As a trained teacher, I am well versed at giving multiple examples and giving the student time to figure out and solve the proble

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Dawn Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Dawn Z.

9 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

Learn to hand sew or machine stitch from an experienced sewist of more 10 years. Lessons are customized based on age and goals of the student. Group lessons also available.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Judith
Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything
Spirit Y.
Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson.
Isabella L.
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!

Lisa T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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Lisa T.

2 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

I offer personalized instruction on anything from threading your sewing machine to helping you try a new technique. I also offer instruction in hand techniques such as Embroidery and Mending. We can work on whatever you want!

About Lisa

I am a lifelong sewist with experience in Quilting, Embroidery, Mending and many other textile techniques. I have been teaching sewing classes to adults and children for over 20 years at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

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Nicole
Lisa is an excellent instructor! Her love of quilting combined with years in public education as perfectly suit her for this learning platform.
Heidi
Lisa is an amazing presence. She is a great coach, providing instruction and then the independence I needed to try. She has taught me to sew and embroider, and I have used her lessons in other projects. She is kind and supportive. Just what every teacher needs to be!
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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
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Avalon F.

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Online Sewing Teacher

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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Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!
Elisabet
An overall great experience. Avalon is extremely relatable and explains even the most tedious things extremely well. Can’t wait to take more classes with her! Will definitely be a regular.
Joshua
Omg I so love the way she teaches. I was in need of learning how to sew from someone else but she did not help me the way she should’ve. So I found out about Avalons Sewing class and I loved it. Highly recommend you all to take a class or two with this wonderful human being

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Chicago 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 $176 per hour.
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45 min
$53 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Excellent, she is fantastic. She works very well with my 8 yo son.
I was very impressed when I came home and saw the bag my son had made under her guidance. She also helped to figure out what was wrong with our sewing machine and got it working right away."
Luke
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes"
Joyce
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"She had lot of techniques and ideas on how to accomplish various sewing objectives. She also was able to help me navigate the pattern to my coat which was extremely helpful. Together we made very good progress. I am very happy."
Chetana
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Melissa is the perfect instructor for my 8 year old daughter. Melissa taught her the basics of a sewing machine and by the end of the lesson she made 2 items and was delighted. She is patient and sweet and my daughter can't wait for her next lesson."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Dawn is the best! She has a lifetime of knowledge, so every lesson is jam packed with learning."
denise
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Vena is a great teacher. She has a lot of knowledge and is good at explaining concepts in a way so things make sense. She goes out of her way to make sure I understand everything and she takes her time answering all my questions so I never feel rushed. It’s been very fun working with her and I look forward to many more lessons!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year."
Rasha
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"It has been a pleasure to work with Donna. She is very accommodating and patient with my learning style. I'm glad she is willing to come to my home to teach me."
Bev
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"I am having the best experience learning how to sew. Rosemary is very patient with me as I learn to know the sewing machine and the techniques to sewing. She is awesome."
Pathenia
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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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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