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Angela C.

18 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
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Angela C.

18 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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LaMore
Very nice and informative
Devion
My son said the sewing class was awesome.
Louis
Angela was amazing! My son was knitting after his first lesson. She is very patient and kept him on task. Hes already looking forward to next weeks lesson.
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Felicia A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
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Felicia A.

23 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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Dana L.
She was comfortable to work with and patient with me as a beginner. She listened to me and wanted to know what my goals were and she has an open door policy meaning I could text or email my questions and she would respond .
Regina
Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude.
Regina
Instructor is very patient and explain in details.

Vena H.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Vena H.

30 Reviews
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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.

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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.

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving River Forest, IL

Jean E.

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

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Online Sewing Teacher

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

Melissa G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Cosmetology from Beauty Schools of America
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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 fo

Annelouise M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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Annelouise M.

11 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Annelouise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer. I caught the sewing bug and followed my passion all the way to Ohio State University. Since then, I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. A

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Zaria
Annelouise was so informative and patient. She was inspiring and my daughter is so excited about what is is learning and how she can use it to create. Signing up for 5 more!
Tyler &.
My daughters enjoyed her lessons and she was very patient and interactive with them
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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in River Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in River Forest is $83. 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.
30 min
$54 average
45 min
$79 average
60 min
$83 average

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"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."
Isabella
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Love her. Great lady and very patient."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Simona B.
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"Dawn is an amazing sewing instructor. She taught my 8 year old daughter to sew her first quilt, which later won first prize at the Terryville Fair. Dawn is punctual, energetic, and patient. My daughter enjoyed every lesson and learned the fundamentals of sewing, cutting, and following patterns. Lessons were effective and fun."
Aryn
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"i don't have any experience but i do want to became a fashion designer and i don't know how to use a sewing machine so i hope we can have a great relationship together."
shanteria
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Trivia was great! I just finished my first sewing class and learned a lot. She is down to earth, friendly, patient, and just has a great attitude overall. I am very eager to start creating all the projects I want to do and can’t wait for the next appointment!"
April
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"I can't express how grateful I am to have Felicia as a Sewing Instructor! I've purchased numerous online sewing classes and its not like having an instructor by your side watching and correcting your sewing techniques! Thank you so much!!!"
Tiffany
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Best experience ever."
Dana
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"She was fabulous! Very accommodating, didn't rush, taught little tricks of the know and was GREAT with my mature 6 year old daughter. Patient and sought to involve her as much as possible"
Teresa
Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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"Lily is an excellent sewing teacher and is always available with helpful suggestions. Her classes build confidence in beginning sewers in a pleasant atmosphere. I learned a lot about sewing with her."
Jan Baker
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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