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Popular Sewing Teachers in New York, NY

Avalon F.

6 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $25
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Avalon F.

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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Chris
I was very impressed on her ability diagnose and quickly address mistakes I made during our sessions. Additionally she is always well prepared and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Avalon.
Fatima
She was really prepared when I showed up for my lesson. She started up so professionally on paper and very positive and patient with me on my machine!

Thank you!
Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!
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Hasaan R.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $80
  • Associate in Applied Science, Menswear Design & Marketing, from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hasaan R.

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My substantial areas of expertise are women and men patternmaking, draping, garment construction (sewing), tailoring, technical drawing, concepts sketching, from basic to advance skill set. I am also a big fan of incorporating recycled / repurposing materials such as leather, suede into garments.I encourage students to construct their own learning in an environment that stimulates and helps students to realize their full potential.

About Hasaan

I have obtained a degree in Menswear Design and Marketing from Fashion Institute of Technology and a degree in Applied Science Visual Communications from Katharine Gibbs School. I’ve taught garment construction, sketching and CAD design classes (Adobe Suite) for five years and have over 17 years o

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Lyrana
Hasaan is a very patient teacher--which is definitely a requirement for online sewing/pattern making lessons. We worked on my bodice sloper, and he was able to quickly identify the fitting issues I had. He shares best practices, tips, and terminology all throughout the lesson so that you learn as much as possible. Will continue with him.
Lauren Stein
I had a tight time schedule to finish a summer project before I went in for surgery and Hasaan was very sensitive to that. He was able to teach me new skills in pattern making and cutting that made the process easier/ more accurate as well as sewing techniques. I would say my experience with him was very positive and he was always cheerful and and in a great mood and helped me out a lot with my project. I would definitely recommend using him for lessons.
Betty L.
Hassan was a pleasure, he was patient and was able to teach my daughter was she wanted to learn. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a teacher in this field.

Jessica B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica B.

9 Reviews
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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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Dennis M.
Jessica is super knowledgeable about fixing your technique without missing a beat! I feel so much more confident in my singing and will continue talking lessons! She’s amazing!
Janet R.
She is the best teacher
Luz M S.
My experience was really good. Jessica is a good teacher. Very detail-oriented. Answered all my questions. Gave me great tips and advice. I learned so much in one hour. Thank you, Jessica!

Meet Online Sewing Teachers Serving New York, NY

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
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.
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Lily Q.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BS in Physics, MBA. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
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Lily Q.

44 Reviews
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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 exclu

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Penelope C.
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.
Jennifer
Lily is very kind and patient. She can troubleshoot for me, even virtually. I thought I knew the basics of sewing but she’s really given me a better foundation of knowledge. Can’t wait to take more classes!
Tionna
Lily was very patient and took time to explain everything to me. She made sure to answer all the questions I had. Will definitely book another session.
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Kelly N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kelly N.

2 Reviews
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Online Sewing Teacher

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 or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools.

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 a pillowcase and then work up to more and more complicated projects, learning ne

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Anna S.
Definitely enjoyable to visit with Kelly! We talked about many sewing things for clarification and developed some
"Homework". I feel encouraged and motivated! She is easy going and I appreciate that.
Abby
I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in New York is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $100 per hour.
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$66 average

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"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
Rachel Hershberg
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"We couldn't have imagined a more excellent instructor for our daughter. Lily has such a kind and pleasant demeanor. She is intelligent, patient, and is literally the best teacher that I have seen work with my daughter.

I give Lily my highest recommendation and always look forward to her coming and teaching my daughter. The relationship that they have formed is invaluable, beyond sewing. We are so appreciative and grateful to her."
Isabel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I was timid and shy. I could barely speak English and I had no business using a sewing machine let alone sewing together an original piece.
I found Laura on takelessons and decided to give her a try.
4 lessons later, I'm highly confident. Fluent in english, and I can sew together designer pieces that would make anyone's jaw drop.
Laura is my bastion to success, and I highly highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn."
Christopher
Took Sewing lessons from Laura P.
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"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."
Cameron
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"She was very patient and informative on how to use a machine for a beginner!"
Reagan
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Vena has been giving my 14 year old daughter lessons and she loves it. She had no experience but has learned so much in a short amount of time. Vena is very calm and explains everything in detail. She demonstrates how a more difficult step is done and then has you do it while she is watching you."
Lydia
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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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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"My lesson with Vena was amazing! So glad I found her. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of technical design! I learned so much in just one hour! I will definitely be back! Thanks Vena!!"
Nadine
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Beatrice was fantastic. I’d recommend her to anyone."
Olivia
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Sonya is an awesome sewing coach!
Her patience, ability to problem solve and fun sense of humor come together and make for a great online sewing experience!"
Rosa
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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