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Jessica B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from West Texas A&M University
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Jessica B.

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I started sewing at age 8 (thanks mom!)

I have a degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and technology. I design costumes for community theatres, opera companies and drag queens.

I helped teach sewing and costuming during my degrees. I believe in starting beginners with familiarizing themselves with their machines and how to read patterns.

I would love to share my years of experience designing, sewing and crafting with you!

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child. I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin. I have a degrees in Ope

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Eden
Such a great Teacher! My tween actually looks forwarded to and enjoys the lessons and that’s kind of a miracle.
Dennis M.
Jessica is super knowledgeable about fixing your technique without missing a beat! I feel so much more confident in my singing and will continue talking lessons! She’s amazing!
Janet R.
She is the best teacher
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Brandy G.

1 Review
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brandy G.

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Brandy has 10 + years experience working in the fashion industry and teaching sewing/garment construction to people of all ages and levels. Her experience includes working for high end and luxury tailor shops in NYC, as well as fitting on-set for photoshoots, ecommerce, celebrity fittings and red carpet events.

Sewing lessons include a lesson plan based on your experience and goals.
Includes: Machine sewing techniques: how to thread machine, basic machine sewing methods, hand sewing techniques, understanding patterns, how to cut and sew from patterns, clothing alterations, creating a piece from start to finish.

About Brandy

My name is Brandy Godsil I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patte

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Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it

Melissa G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Melissa G.

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I have always had a passion for Fashion. Born in Miami and raised in Texas, this Fashionista began her sewing journey at the age of twelve receiving lessons and sewing tips from my mother. From there I started making my own clothing and began wearing my fashions to school which led t me sewing and designing clothing for my fellow school mates as well. Word began to travel that there was a young new designer in the community, so my clientele and skill level began to grow. In 2004 I officially incorporated Random Star Couture a custom clothing brand which caters to Men, Women, Children, and Home Decor. As years progressed I became a professional Sewing Instructor for JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts along with teaching private clients. I also branched out into wardrobe styling and costuming. Which gave me even more access in the Fashion industry allowing me the opportunities to have worked with such clients/ companies as Roca Wear (Clothing Brand), Aeropostle, Lil' Wayne (Six Foot Seven Foot- ...

About Melissa

I have a True Love & Passion for Fashion and Sewing! I have been sewing since the age of twelve and have grown my passion into a successful career basically since then. What started out as a Hobby taught by my mother has grown into a lucrative craft and career. If you too have a Love and Passion for

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving Elmhurst, IL

Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Betty E.

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Online Sewing Teacher

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

Vena H.

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

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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'm a Parsons graduate and fashion designer has been working in NYC for more than 10 years. I worked at Zac Posen, DKNY, Elie Tahari, BLK DNM, Victoria's Secret...etc. My specialty is patternmaking, draping, tailoring, sewing, and fitting. I have a great passion for teaching and extremely patient. T

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Nafeassia P.
My first lesson was great she was very knowledgeable and joyful. I’m so excited about my next class.
Shannon
Vena knows sewing inside and out. She's very friendly and knows how to make you feel comfortable even if you feel your questions are just beginner questions. I highly recommend taking lessons from her and look forward to our next session!
Cameron S.
Vena is an excellent instructor. She really takes her time to get to know her student and how she can help. Also, very knowledgeable about the business, definitely recommend her if you’re serious about getting into any sort of fashion.

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lorena G.

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Online Sewing Teacher

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.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Elmhurst, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Elmhurst 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.
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$54 average
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$79 average
60 min
$81 average

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Melinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher."
William-Wesley
Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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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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"Ms. Lily is very patient and I learned a lot in the time spent with her."
Bria
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Betty is awesome! I instantly felt comfortable with her warm personality and she was easy to work with. I’m so inspired after seeing her personal creations and excited to learn more."
Jasmine
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Sonya has a great knowledge of sewing and is very patient in her teaching method. She focuses on my creative style and helps me to apply my style in any project that I am making. I have come to her many times with questions on sewing and quilt making and each time she answer my questions and makes sure that I understand the next steps to move forward to complete my projects. I love giving baby blankets and quilts for gifts and she has taught me how to make gifts that I love and the people I am giving them to love also. I will continue to use her to help me advance in learning to quilt and sew."
Pam
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient...looking forward to the next class."
Tammy
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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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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"Love having Ms. Lily give me lessons in my own home. My understanding of the lessons taught is very valuable."
juice
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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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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