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Melissa G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Cosmetology from Beauty Schools of America
  • 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- ...

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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 fo

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Sarah L.

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

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Kelly N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaching since 2018
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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.
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Brandy G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaching since 2015
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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 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, Patternmaki

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Eric P.
Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.
Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it
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Tracy B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French
  • Pattern Making from Fashion Institute of South Florida
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Tracy B.

9 Reviews
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I specialize in teaching young students, typically 8 years and up. I am extremely patient and positive with beginners. I also enjoy the challenge of helping more experienced students bring their own creations to life. Lately, I've had several male students making and altering shirts.

I've been sewing as long as I can remember and have been teaching since 2009.

About Tracy

I teach beginning, intermediate and advanced sewing. I have been sewing since before I can remember, for over 40 years. I teach sewing after school for several local private schools and privately at home for 10 years. I also teach for the City at the Cultural Arts Center. I have been fingerprint

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Michelle
She was very sweet and patient
Joseph S.
I couldn’t be happier
Max
Amazing, and very beginner friendly!

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Lake Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Lake Forest is $68. 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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"Vena is a great teacher. She has a lot of knowledge and is good at explaining concepts in a way so things make sense. She goes out of her way to make sure I understand everything and she takes her time answering all my questions so I never feel rushed. It’s been very fun working with her and I look forward to many more lessons!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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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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"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
Missy
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"Mya was awesome! My 11 yr old daughter really enjoyed her lesson. I
appreciated her patient teaching style, pleasant demeanor and clear
instructions. I also liked that her home was neat and she made parking
accessible in her driveway. My daughter is looking forward to her next
lesson!"
Avalon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"So fun and easy! Mya taught me all of the basics and let me practice simple skills to get me started. I brought my own machine but she provided sample fabric to practice on. Lots of hands-on doing. She also has a nice folder with everything you you cover in the lesson so you can remember when you get home. Definitely going back."
Katarina Gray
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"I'm having a good time learning how to sew dresses!"
Shanelle
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"I am very happy I did this. Now I feel confident. Lily is very good and very patient. I will take all of her classes, as long as I can afford them."
Penelope
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Vena is an amazing teacher! She is always in a great mood and makes it easy to ask as many questions as I have. Then she takes the time to make sure that I completely understand what she’s teaching before we move on to the next step. From sewing to pattern making, Vena’s skills and concepts are truly at a professional level leaving me feeling confident in my own skills after each lesson. Vena is awesome!"
Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"She is an AWESOME teacher! Very professional yet personable. I feel like I’ve learned so much in our first session and I’m looking forward to many more sessions with Mrs. Trivia! She was also very informative!"
Francine
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Sonya is remarkable! She has been virtually teaching my 13-year old to sew since January. She is a patient, kind, intuitive, and knowledgeable teacher. She prepares well for every session and even gives "homework" to ensure that my daughter's skills are progressing. My daughter looks forward to her sewing hour every week. We truly appreciate Sonya for planting the seeds that will cultivate a lifelong passion."
Melissa Cope
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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