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Popular Sewing Teachers in River Forest, IL

Felicia A.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving River Forest, IL

Lorena G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lorena G.

4 Reviews
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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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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.
Elona J.
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • 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
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Renee H.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 1986
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Renee H.

19 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher
About Renee

Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grad

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
Andrea
Renee was amazing! She is a great teacher who matches her lesson to her learners style

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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 $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.
30 min
$35 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$63 average

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"So far, so good!"
Mara
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way"
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Elisa is friendly. A very good teacher, it was my pleasure meeting her."
Cordelia
Took Sewing lessons from Elisa S.
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"Simple and easy for beginners or the more advanced this teacher is good at what she does. I highly recommend her."
Andrew
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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"Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks."
Wynndi
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"My 17 yr-old daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Taryn! Great teacher!!"
Zoe
Took Sewing lessons from Taryn H.
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"Tuesday is very welcoming and took her time understanding what I needed as a student."
Ify
Took Sewing lessons from Tuesday C.
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"Taught me how to sew in a few lessons."
Gee
Took Sewing lessons from Kathleen B.
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"Great instructor"
Andy B
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Such a good teacher. My granddaughter loved it"
Ava
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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