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Popular Sewing Teachers in Downers Grove, IL

Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Bauder Fashion College
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Betty E.

12 Reviews
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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
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Angela C.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2009
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Angela C.

17 Reviews
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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 school

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LaMore
Very nice and informative
Devion
My son said the sewing class was awesome.
Louis
Angela was amazing! My son was knitting after his first lesson. She is very patient and kept him on task. Hes already looking forward to next weeks lesson.

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lorena G.

5 Reviews
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Knowing the sewing machine, handle it to sew the clothes with the techniques.

About Lorena

I encourage adults, youth and kids to create fashion, learn to design, create their ideas and develop them from creative training. Generations inherited, since I was a little girl, more than 20 years as a job, long experience doing what I love most... Creating fashion but the best and important it

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Summer, Luna, and Maja M.
Lorena is absolutely amazing. My girls just had their first lesson with her yesterday and they really enjoyed her class. They already are excited about having their next lesson!
Hawa B.
I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it.
Albertina
I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing.

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving Downers Grove, IL

Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Bauder Fashion College
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Betty E.

12 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

About Betty

Basic Sewing

Recent Reviews
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
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 students 8 and up
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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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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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Downers Grove 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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"Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!"
Samantha
Took Sewing lessons from Avalon F.
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"Very nice and cool teacher, I am excited for my next lesson!"
Cetoya
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Vena is helping me fix my sloper so that I can start drafting my own patterns. She's very experienced and I'll work with her again!"
Lyrana
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson."
Spirit
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I’ve learned so much on my first day of sewing lessons. Mrs. Sonya helped me set up my new sewing machine and we started my first sewing project. I can’t wait to continue learning."
Ashley Fleury
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Betty was friendly, professional, punctual, and has tons of experience and reference! She teaches clearly and makes it a fun experience. Take lessons with Betty and you will be happy you did!"
Kelly
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent."
larnell
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Really enjoyed my lessons with Jessica. She is a very personable and gifted patient instructor. So I never felt intimidated learning how to sew since it was all new to me. Thank you Jessica."
Dinora
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Instructor is very patient and explain in details."
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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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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