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Popular Sewing Teachers in Irvington, NJ

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Kareen S.

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New York, NY
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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learn how to sew something you can actually wear or use. learn to make original garments or how to up-cycle used items. I Teach how to sew, make patterns or drape,hand finishes and tailoring for the more advance. Embroidery, appliqué

About Kareen

I spent years working as a designer for major apparel companies, but my passion is in sewing and making a garment from concept to actual garment. i am skilled in all fabrics. If you want to sew like a couturier or just make pillows, i can help you do that.

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Vena H.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
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I'm an experienced professional and have been working in top tier fashion companies in NYC for over 10 years. 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 fashion designer and have been working in the fashion industry in NYC for more than 10 years with a fashion design degree from Parsons. I worked at companies such as DKNY, Elie Tahari, BLK DNM, Victoria's Secret. My specialty is patternmaking, draping, tailoring, sewing, and fitting. I have

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October 9, 2019
Maggie M.
Vena is a consummate professional. My son wanted to learn some basic sewing skills, as well as learn how to make clothes and accessories. In the first 1.5 hour lesson at our home, he completed a simple zipper bag. Over the course of six lessons he made a messenger bag, dress shirt and started on pants - which he finished while we were on vacation. Vena is an expert and also knows how to tailor her lessons to her individual students work style, needs and goals. I give her my highest recommendation. My son will be working with her again to learn how to design his own creations. Five stars all the way.
October 9, 2019
Marc
I think Vena is wonderful. She is patient, warm, supportive and knowledgeable. She can help you complete specific projects (make a dress or a stuffed animal), help you become a better sewer or teach you the art of pattern making. Also, I should mention, she work professionally in the fashion industry and give lots of great insight into how garments are designed. Love Her!
October 7, 2019
Shahida
I really enjoyed very helpful and knowledgeable!
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Melissa Q.

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Staten Island, NY
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa Q.

Staten Island, NY

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My sewing curriculum is designed so that first time learners will feel motivated to keep on sewing. The first three projects are usually completed within the first 3-4 lessons. After learning how to operate the student's machine, together we will make a draw string bag, a skirt (for a doll, for a student or someone else) and a stuffed animal. These first three projects lay an important foundation; students learn basic and useful skills they will use over and over again as they begin to choose their own projects that we work on together.

I believe that if the student- whether a child or an adult- enjoys sewing and sees what they are capable of from the start, they will be more eager to learn more and take on new challenges.

Currently developing sewing worksheets for children.

About Melissa

Hi there! I'm Melissa, and I am a fashion design and sewing teacher on Staten Island. I have been teaching children and adults how to sew since 2014. I've been sewing since I was a child, and I've been teaching since 2007. I am mostly self-taught, and that, coupled with my youth, gives me a uni

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August 13, 2019
Mike
Very professional, great teaching on machine , learned the basics to go on my own . Highly recommended.
April 17, 2018
Rose C.
It was good I feel so happy I know now how to use my machine and looking forward. To my next class .
March 26, 2018
Madison
My daughter had her first lesson and is off to a great start with Melissa

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving Irvington, NJ

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Alexandra A.

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Sewing
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Romanian, Russian
  • Degree in law from Moldova University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Online Sewing Teacher

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. We start with the fundamentals of hand-sewing and make our way up, all this with a mixture of fun, listenting and patience.

About Alexandra

I love learning and teaching languages and although I studied law I really prefer teaching languages (I speak 5 languages) and sewing (another of my favourite hobbies) love travelling and photography. I will be happy to answer the questions which arise in between your one-on-one lessons. In sho

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August 25, 2019
Naomi M.
I’m already learning a lot. She has me do a lot of talking which is very good practice.
February 27, 2019
Shellie
Alexandra was professional and kind. She very patiently helped me through some technical problems with the camera on my laptop. She immediately recognized the problems I was having on my crocheting project and got me on the right track. She’s friendly and put me at ease right away. A very pleasant and informative session.
October 24, 2018
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Jessica B.

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Sewing
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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I started sewing at age 8 (thanks mom!)

I have a degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and technology. I design costumes for community theatres, opera companies and drag queens.

I helped teach sewing and costuming during my degrees. I believe in starting beginners with familiarizing themselves with their machines and how to read patterns.

I would love to share my years of experience designing, sewing and crafting with you!

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child. I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin. I have a degrees in Op

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November 5, 2019
Sandi L.
My lessons were based on altering a tunic top for a custom fit. Jessica, is a pro! I learned so much from her instruction that I will continue to take classes for other sewing projects.
September 15, 2019
Elmarie S.
Great experience! Jess was very thorough with identifying my voice type and recommended me the proper repertoire for me to practice. I'm excited for my next lesson with her!
August 10, 2019
Dinora R.
Really enjoyed my lessons with Jessica. She is a very personable and gifted patient instructor. So I never felt intimidated learning how to sew since it was all new to me. Thank you Jessica.
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Kathleen B.

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Sewing
Starting at $55
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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I'm an experience seamstress focused on plus sizes with about 15 years of sewing projects under my belt. I'm a home sewist who does it for fun, but I've started moving into making clothes for friends and family due to high demand. If you want to learn to make a pillow, pajama pants, or a quick skirt, I can help you do it! I specialize in plus size sewing, so if you're looking to make something that works on your body that's a bit more complicated, I can take you through the adjustments you need. Sewing has changed how I see my body-- I hope it helps you too!

About Kathleen

I started sewing when I was in elementary school! My Mom used to make Halloween costumes with me. When I got really into anime I wanted to attend comic book conventions in cosplay (costume) and my Mom decided that this was a bridge too far, so it was time for me to learn to sew myself. Now I have

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Irvington, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Irvington is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $176 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes"
- Joyce
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels."
- Darlene
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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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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"My daughter Courtney is enjoying her sewing lessons with Ms Mya each week. I appreciate Ms. Mya"s patience with her students."
- Debra Kimble
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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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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"Sonya is wonderful! My daughter came hime after her first sewing lesson so excited about what she will learn. It took her 30 minutes, talking a mile a minute, to share every detail. Sonya made her feel comfortable and eager to learn more."
- Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her"
- Shatoya
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Mya Mya is helping my daughter alter her prom dress. Obviously, my daughter was anxious about it, but with her calm and relaxed personality, Mya Mya immediately put my daughter at ease and now my she feels happy and empowered about this project.

The sewing studio is beautiful, quiet, clean and welcoming. Perfect for immersing yourself on your sewing adventure. We are truly fortunate to have found Mya Mya."
- Monica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job."
- Amanda
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Simona is so patient! I don't feel pushed or rushed. Also she is,very pleasant and knowledgeable. I always,look ford ti my next lesson."
- Connie
Took Sewing lessons from Simona B.
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