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Terry S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Masters - Management Information Technology from Colorado Technical University
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Terry S.

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Custom classes designed to fit your specific needs. Lessons for the beginner and intermediate sewer who needs some help. Do you need help with learning a specific technique, installing zippers, adding a lining, hand stitching, pockets, choosing the correct needle, thread, seam variations or just want to learn how to alter your own clothing? Each class will be designed personally for you.

About Terry

I learned to sew as a teenager. It became a hobby that I became passionate about that grew into a business when I decided to take an early retirement. I’m interested in helping others learn how to perfect their skills and be proud of their work. I’m familiar with the challenges that sewing

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Sue
Terry is professional and experienced. Pleasant environment.
Marlene
The teacher was knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and was able to tell me how to finish off one of my projects that I brought with. It was a jacket and skirt. I needed help mostly with the jacket and mainly understanding the finishing instructions for the jacket. I sewed some in the hour during the lesson and then Terry showed me on the instructions what to do at home. She then asked me to bring a new sewing project that we could start together when I come in two weeks. I would highly recommend Terry to any level of sewer wanting lessons. She is also a very kind lady as well.
Jared moore
Terry is very attentive and detailed, I enjoyed my time with her and I look forward to learning from her more.
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Tracy B.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Pattern Making from Fashion Institute of South Florida
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Tracy B.

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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 fingerprinte

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Katrina G.
Great person. Smart and funny. And really patient.
Michelle
She was very sweet and patient
Joseph S.
I couldn’t be happier
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Lily Q.

60 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Lily Q.

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Beginner-You will learn basic skills of hand and machine stitching, seams, darts, pleats, zippers, pouch, tote bag and build many more samples into a scrapbook.

Intermediate- Fabric dimension and behavior, cutting skills, bias binding, various necklines and making a skirt or blouse. Learn to make garment with commercial pattern.

Advanced-Make dress, skirt, pants or blouse with lining.

Note: Although students learn at different rates, the above results are expected, if taking lessons 2hours a week, for 5weeks for all levels.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclus

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Natasha A.
Very helpful! Walked us through every possibility and gave some great suggestions for us to try out!
Lisa
Lily is an awesome teacher. She has a great sense of humor, which really helps when I’m feeling frustrated with myself. I’m really slow and she’s incredibly patient. She’s very flexible too. I’m thoroughly enjoying my classes. I’ve been taking classes for about 11 weeks. It’s wonderful to have a total break from the world for an hour every week, and it helps to have homework too. I highly recommend Lily.
Peggy
I am a true novice. Lily was perfect for me. Her instructions were very clear and she showed me how to figure out the very basics of sewing and when my stitch wasn't right she figured it out and had me correct things on my machine that weren't set right. Loved her!
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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 commerc

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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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Brandy G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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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, Patternmakin

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Learned so much today.
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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Sonya M.

60 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sonya M.

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You’ve come to the right place if you want to learn how to sew or enhance your sewing skills.

Do you need help in real time?

I provide sewing lessons for you online.

Level 1 Start: For someone new to Sewing, who has never sewn before nor used a sewing machine, your first lesson will be learning your sewing machine. Threading, bobbin, stitches, functions. You will also learn how to sew on scrap fabric. One hour.

Level 2 Start: A sewing beginner, someone who has sewn before but not much. If you already possess the skills and level one, then you start at level two. In this session you will learn to make a pillowcase or a tote bag. You will get more comfortable with the machine, controlling the speed, stitching within a seam allowance, and stitching a straight line. This could take 1 to 2 sewing hours.

Level 3 Start: Student possesses the abilities and skills in level one and two. At level three, you have already sewn something basic like a pillow, pillowcase or tote bag. At this ...

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a n

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Elizabeth
You helped me SO much! Thank you!
Zehra
Amazing teacher!

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Riverdale, IL

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Riverdale is $87. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $170 per hour.
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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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"Excellent first lesson!! Nikki knows her stuff. I am looking forward to improving my sewing skills under her guidance."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Nikki G.
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"Sarah was great! She was very patient & helped me with specific alterations I’ve been struggling with forever!"
Krista
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Great lesson. Vena was very patient and instructive. She answered all my questions and made it easy for me to remember."
Annalise
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Thank you for helping me figure out patterns. You are one talented lady."
Yvonne
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Mya Mya was fantastic!! She was patient and explained everything very clearly."
Monica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!"
Debbie
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Kelly was great to work with...she gave several suggestions to help me with some fitting problems I was having....great source of information!!"
Susan
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Lily is excellent for first time beginners such as myself. She's very professional, patient, and her step by step instruction makes sewing so easy!"
Sol
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"She is very pleasant and she has a lot of patience. I will like to continue my seasons with her."
Yeshi
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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