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Mary Beth B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary Beth B.

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I am bubbly, outgoing, patient and FUN! I love sewing and teaching. If you have always wanted to learn to sew or take your sewing to the next level I am the teacher for you!

As an Army wife we could not afford certain luxuries like drapes. I learned to sew in order to make each of my houses feel like home. I also made bows and dresses for my daughter. Sewing has become my passion. I am also an early childhood educator, I love teaching.

Teaching sewing classes brings my two passions together.

Let’s start with the obvious first: when learning how to sew, you develop many skills such as understanding a pattern, operating a sewing machine or getting to grips with the specialist terms. But there’s so much more to sewing!

Sewing has taught me so many life skills and invaluable lessons:

Planning
Good things take time
Attention to detail
Sometimes things don't turn out the way you had planned or hoped

If you pick me as your sewing instructor I promise to teach you how to sew and how ...

About Mary Beth

I am a professional early childhood educator and a sewing professional. Sewing students can expect to improve week to week in their sewing technique. I teach beginner sewing students all of the basics of sewing. For the more advanced students we can work on specific projects using a wide variety o

Jean E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaches Advanced
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Jean E.

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Hello!
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.

About Jean

Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Fashion Designer from Centro de Ingenieria textil
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Lorena G.

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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.

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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Renee D.

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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
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Kelly N.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Kelly N.

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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home (she is fully vaccinated against Covid-19) or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools. Kelly's lessons are individualized to what you want to learn and move at whatever pace you need.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with something simple (pillowcase, pajama pants) and then work up to more and more co

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Susan R.
Kelly was great to work with...she gave several suggestions to help me with some fitting problems I was having....great source of information!!
Sasha B.
Kelly is amazing! One of the kindest and sweetest teachers you could ask for! I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew or grow their skills!!!!!
Morgan
Fantastic instructor! I didn’t know how it was going to work online but Kelly does a great job.

Sarah L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah L.

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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Trish
She was amazing. I ask her a lot of questions and she was so sweet to answer without making me feel dumb. I love her!
Katie
She was absolutely wonderful! She answered all of my questions, helped me figure out what my issues were, and made great suggestions for different settings I should explore. 100% would recommend her!
Tim B.
Easy to learn from and patient with inexperience. highly recommend Sarah!

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Forreston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Forreston is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $118 per hour.
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$39 average
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$70 average

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"Mya is a wonderful teacher and very patient with her students. My 10 year old daughter just started taking lessons with her and she loves it. Mya is exactly what I was looking for in a teacher for her!"
Clara
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Mrs. Seinn is very patient and tailors the lessons dependent upon your skill level. I started learning from the very first class and created my very first mask. I highly recommend Mrs. Seinn for sewing lessons and I will definitely be a repeat student."
Kizzy
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"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!"
Jennifer
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Excellent sewing instructor. Mya is very patient and professional and has taught me so many skills in just one class. Can't wait for my next class!"
Dominique
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Ms. Lily came to my house to give me my lesson and she came right on time. During my first lesson, I just learned the basics of threading the bobbin and the machine and I practiced how to do different stitches. She was very patient and helpful and is VERY knowledgeable of the sewing machine! I look forward to more lessons with her!"
Shantell
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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"great lesson as usual thanks Sonya"
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Tracy has been a wonderful teacher. She's extremely patient, and informative, and always accessible for questions."
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"I have never sewn before and after two hours with Vena, I felt very confident in altering my pants. She has a great teaching style and an even better personalty. I am excited for my next lesson!"
James
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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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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