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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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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
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Dawn Z.

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

7 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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BRIDGET
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!
Isabella
I loved having dawn as an instructor. She had no quit in her even when I did! She knows an amazing amount about the craft. Glad to have her as a teacher.
Cynthia
Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time.
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 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

Vena H.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Vena H.

25 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

I'm an experienced professional and have been working in top tier fashion companies in NYC for over 10 years. I am offering industry level patternmaking and sewing classes that cater to your needs. Whether you are a beginner who wants to start sewing or advanced level that you want to polish your skills or to start your clothing line, I can help you with all aspects of subjects that you want to learn. I teach hands-on patternmaking and sewing skills used in the industry and garment production know-how if you want to start your line. Classes include in-depth knowledge of fitting, garment construction, basic and advanced sewing, and production patternmaking. I help my students at different levels to achieve their goals.

About Vena

I am currently not available until end of April. Pls message me regarding the class schedule before you book the class. I'm a fashion designer and have been working in the fashion industry in NYC for more than 10 years with a fashion design degree from Parsons. I worked at companies such as DKN

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Meret
Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!
Alexa
Kathy
I was having issues modifying patterns. Vena helped me understand how pattern making works and how to resolve my issues. She is knowledgeable and a natural teacher. What could have been complicated and difficult to learn was easy and straightforward. I highly recommend her as a teacher.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Elmhurst, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Elmhurst 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.
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$46 average
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$63 average

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"Beatrice was fantastic. I’d recommend her to anyone."
Olivia
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I recently took classes with Beatrice. I'm a beginner at this and very pleased with her knowledge, patience and passion for sewing. She always make sure you understand what your doing before your lesson ends. She's a great teacher and wonderful person. Her passion for it makes me look forward to my next lesson. I would definitely recommend to family and friends."
Jennifer
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Amber is very sweet and polite. She also listens and makes sure she understands what my expectation is. Besides my background of sewing, I also have limited English efficiency that I worry a little. Thank you so much for being kind and patient to me Amber. ❤️"
Mai
Took Sewing lessons from Amber P.
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"I met Tuesday at the fabric store. I gave her a photo and we picked out fabric. After my dress and vest was made... We were "the couple" of the night. I changed my design 3 times and she was patient and caring and I stopped the whole show because of her. My dress was much prettier than the original photo I had given her."
Keisha
Took Sewing lessons from Tuesday C.
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"She is very knowledgeable and experienced."
Ruth
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Felicia was extremely knowledgeable and patient. I couldn't be happier with my experience and I look forward to my next lesson!!!"
Tiffany Gunn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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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 was easy to work with and understood what I wanted to learn. I am looking forward to our next lesson."
Lynda
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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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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"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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