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Popular Sewing Teachers in Des Plaines, IL

Felicia A.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Felicia A.

16 Reviews
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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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Tiffany
Love her!!!
Mandel
Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions.
Kenya
Knowledgeable and patient teacher
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
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Private Sewing Teacher

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!!

Adeline H.

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

2 Reviews
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Private Sewing Teacher

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.

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving Des Plaines, IL

Sonya M.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sonya M.

15 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

Fun and entertaining

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

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Patty
Wow! Miss Sonya knows so much and was ready to help with everything from setting up my machine to initial cutting fabrics. She moves at my pace and has a wonderful presence! Loved this first lesson and would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking to learn to quilt =D
Latonya
She is down to earth, knowledgeable, and tackled concerns I had with sewing a particular project. Will be paying for her services again very soon.
Avery W.
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.
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Avalon F.

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

3 Reviews
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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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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
Laya
Avalon is a great teacher, my daughter didn't have any experience in sewing. She helped her make a simple skirt, avalon was very patient with her. I highly recommend avalon.

Jean E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Jean E.

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Online Sewing Teacher

Hello!
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.

About Jean

Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Des Plaines is $63. 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.
30 min
$35 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels."
Darlene
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Very professional, great teaching on machine , learned the basics to go on my own . Highly recommended."
Mike
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"very reliable and knowledgeable. highly recommended!!"
kym
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"My first experience sewing at 56 yo was my lesson with Miss Betty. She is just a fantastic instructor. The time flew by - i left feeling like I can take on any project. Betty totally personalized the lesson. Couldnt be happier."
Susan
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Betty is friendly, knowledgeable and packs a lot of info into one lesson. I was extremely happy with my class"
Linda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Great teacher"
Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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"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!"
Krista
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Tuesday is very welcoming and took her time understanding what I needed as a student."
Ify
Took Sewing lessons from Tuesday C.
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"I love how patient she was with me. I have never done this before and am a true beginner and was a little nervous. Her patience gives me confidence to keep working towards me goals."
Stephanie
Took Sewing lessons from Lily S.
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"Wow! What a great lesson on sewing! I’m a beginner and Kanesha was so patient with me and I left feeling great! Looking forward to my next lessons!
Thanks Kanesha!"
Sherri
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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