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Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Bauder Fashion College
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Betty E.

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I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

About Betty

Basic Sewing

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Cindy W.
Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!
Darlene
Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels.
Lorri
Wonderful and attentive to my needs an progress. I’m not really good MissBerry is so patent, I would STRONGLY recommend Betty to any new student.
Thank you,Lorri

Diana B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diana B.

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Tired of paying for alterations? Interested in giving your wardrobe a DIY makeover? Whatever your needs, my classes cater to your goals.

I learned to sew in a high school Costume Design class when I was 15 and I haven't stopped since. In 2013, I received a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design after which I started a cottage business making women's clothing and accessories.

My skills are specific to pattern-making, machine sewing, hand sewing, basic alterations, and how to start a fashion business.

I believe that with a strong sewing foundation you will find endless capabilities.

My classes are offered to children to adults, all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing about your sewing goals!

About Diana

Hello! My name's Diana, I'm a Miami native with a passion for sewing and design. As a kid I spent most of my time playing dress up, raiding friends' closets and constantly coordinating mine. I love clothes, fabrics and textures. When I started sewing at 15, nothing beat the rush and sense of acc

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Faizah A.
This is my first lesson. Diana was very kind and patient. And good at giving instructions. Which was very important since our lessons are online.
Tatiana A.
Diana is great. I’m delighted.
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher.
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Trivia D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
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Trivia D.

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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't find what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers. I have had a very good Success rate.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I’ve also taught students in my home. I love Designing my own look! And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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April
Trivia was great! I just finished my first sewing class and learned a lot. She is down to earth, friendly, patient, and just has a great attitude overall. I am very eager to start creating all the projects I want to do and can’t wait for the next appointment!
Aliza A.
Trivia is so smart, kind, and a patient teacher! I am very much looking forward to my next lessons with her and highly recommend her for beginners like me!
Stephanie
Very knowledgeable and patient. Appreciate the instruction and will be booking again.

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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commerc

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her

Annelouise M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Annelouise M.

11 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Annelouise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer. I caught the sewing bug and followed my passion all the way to Ohio State University. Since then, I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. A

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Zaria
Annelouise was so informative and patient. She was inspiring and my daughter is so excited about what is is learning and how she can use it to create. Signing up for 5 more!
Tyler &.
My daughters enjoyed her lessons and she was very patient and interactive with them
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Lily Q.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • BS in Physics, MBA. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
  • Teaching since 2004
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Lily Q.

45 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

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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Pamela J.
I am so glad that I took the course with Lily! She had raving reviews and after taking her course I definitely agree! She was easy to understand and very thorough! Would highly recommend!
Penelope C.
I am very happy I did this. Now I feel confident. Lily is very good and very patient. I will take all of her classes, as long as I can afford them.
Jennifer
Lily is very kind and patient. She can troubleshoot for me, even virtually. I thought I knew the basics of sewing but she’s really given me a better foundation of knowledge. Can’t wait to take more classes!

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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 $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $175 per hour.
30 min
$54 average
45 min
$79 average
60 min
$81 average

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"Sonya is an awesome sewing coach!
Her patience, ability to problem solve and fun sense of humor come together and make for a great online sewing experience!"
Rosa
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"The Instructor was excellent, knowledgeable, professional, friendly & acccomodating. Felicia went so far as to provide s crucial piece of equipment I was missing."
Angela R Joned
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Lily has a lot of patience, and great knowledge to pass on to her students, I really enjoyed her classes"
Esti Grifel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Ms Sonya is awesome..........I was hesitant about an online sewing class, but she made it very easy to follow and and extremely helpful. She's such a pleasure to work with."
Shantelle
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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"Lily is an incredible teacher! I went from barely knowing how to thread a bobbin to completing my first lined jacket in a little over 4 months! Lily is patient, kind, and has great attention to detail and teaching style. Lily will introduce you to everything from basics to complex techniques with ease."
Violet
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"We could. Ot ve more pleased with Mrs. SONYA! Me and my daughter signed up and attended her classes with ZERO sewing exp. Sonya was patient t, kind and very attentive. My daughter was never bored and is.still enrolled in classes.

5 stars for sure!!!!"
Cassie
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"My first lesson was amazing. I learnt so much and Trivia is so knowledgeable. I cannot wait for next week."
Jacquiline Mwandia
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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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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"Thanks again for providing such clear & concise instructions. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson & am feeling more confident about sewing."
Simone
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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