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Felicia A.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 students 5 to 70
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Angela C.

13 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 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
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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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Diana B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University
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Diana B.

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Online Sewing Teacher

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 playtime with friends playing dress up, raiding their closets and constantly coordinating mine. I love clothes, fabrics and textures. When I started sewing at 15, nothing beat the rush a

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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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*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 commercial

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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

Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Curriculum and Teaching from University of Calabar
  • Awarded Outstanding Business from Etisalat, Nigeria.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am the Creative Director for Teddies Afrique and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me. Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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Chad G.
Rosemary was amazing. She's an excellent teacher and I really enjoyed my lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson. I highly recommend Rosemary for sewing lessons.
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.

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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 $62. 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
$34 average
45 min
$45 average
60 min
$62 average

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"Melissa was great! Patient, informative and I love my first project!"
Joanie Galestro
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"What a great teacher! Had a blast and learned a lot!"
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Taryn H.
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"Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!"
Cindy
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Excellent class. Clam and willing to answer questions. Perfect."
Tom
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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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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"My lesson with Vena was amazing! So glad I found her. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of technical design! I learned so much in just one hour! I will definitely be back! Thanks Vena!!"
Nadine
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Great instructor!
Laura is patient and knowledgeable.I realy learned alot with her. As an confident beginner,I took a 2 days class.
She took her time to explain me some techniques such as sewing invisible zipper. Highly recommend Laura classes."
Sylvie
Took Sewing lessons from Laura P.
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"Had one lesson so far and loved it! Totally hooked!"
Laura
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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"I’m getting better thanks to Rosemary"
Yvonne
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"Tuesday was fabulous! My daughter had a great first lesson. She made a pair of pajama bottoms. She can’t wait until next weeks lesson."
Dakota
Took Sewing lessons from Tuesday C.
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