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These Sewing teachers are highly rated by students in the Parksville area, including Shandaken, Boiceville, Bloomingburg, Accord and Pine Bush.

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Students can expect a Systematic Approach to Sewing, what I fondly call the SASsy way. We will start with foundational topics like the Anatomy of the Sewing Machine, building on that foundation one skill at a time. I've learned that remaining motivated to sew often holds people back so I will also teach you how to plan out projects and how to build a sewing habit that helps you see consistent results and keeps you motivated to sew!

About Timpla

Hello! You want to learn to sew? I'm Timpla and I can help you!

FEEDBACK FROM MY PREVIOUS STUDENTS:

"It was great! I learned so much about my sewing machine."

"Had a great time Timpla! I was able to hem my daughter's skirt and repair a shirt sleeve. Looking forward to next time."

"I definitely benefited from the class! Thanks so much!!!"

I LOVE helping my students conquer their "fear" of the sewing machine, which unleashes excitement about their potential to sew unique items for themselves and others.

I've been sewing since I was a young girl, learning from my grandmother.

My experience includes sewing women's and girl's apparel, home decor, and quilts. I decided to start teaching private and group lessons after receiving many requests from friends and acquaintances.

I look forward to helping you develop the

skills you need to tackle any sewing project.

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February 22, 2018
Shirley
She’s knowledgeable, patient and friendly. Can’t wait for my next lesson
January 30, 2018
Judy bellinger
Just starting out but Timpla was warm, helpful and patient. Excited for next class.
November 27, 2017
Gift Wali
My sewing experience with Timpla was simply amazing. She is a well of knowledge willing to share all her skills and tricks to make sewing more fun and less intimidating. 😁🤩 - I give her 5 Stars she was Absolutely Amazing!

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Timpla S.

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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 exclusive "Freehand" sewing, which is sewing without ready-made (commercial) pattern, like our grandparents did.
As a social worker, I taught participants in a homeless shelter, how to make various items geared towards independent living. For 9years now, I've been teaching at a fabric store in East Harlem where patrons sign up for group sewing lessons as well as private lessons. I teach garment construction, alterations, home decor, and various sewing projects.

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September 12, 2019
Perlita
I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class
July 30, 2019
Isabel
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.
May 24, 2019
Ann G.
Lily is very kind and knowledgeable. She was able to give constructive advice on projects I was having trouble with. Going to continue with her.

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Lily Q.

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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 new skill.
Come join the sewing community! Let your inner creativity come out with fabric!

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September 10, 2019
Latonya
She is down to earth, knowledgeable, and tackled concerns I had with sewing a particular project. Will be paying for her services again very soon.
September 7, 2019
Avery W.
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.
August 7, 2019
Emma
What an amazing job Sonya did teaching my daughter to sew. Sonya made each session exciting and motivated my daughter to want to learn more. My daughter is eager to take on bigger projects due to Sonya’s encouragement. Sonya is an excellent teacher!

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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 10 years of continuous experience sewing for myself, friends, and family. I've made seasonal pillow covers, tiny shirts for my little cousins, and lots of dresses for my Mom. (How the tables have turned!)

I would love to help you discover how fun and easy sewing can be. If you're a curvy woman, like I am, buying clothes that fit can be super frustrating. That's why I went from sewing costumes to making day-to-day clothes for myself. It can seem intimidating at first, but most women just need some basic adjustments on every pattern to make them

fit perfectly. I promise your wardrobe will never be the same again!
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Kathleen B.

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There's no one right way to do anything, but there are definitely easier + faster ways to do things. And when it comes to sewing there's no exception.

Hi! My name's Abbie and I work with you to find the easiest + fastest ways for YOU to feel confident starting your sewing journey! We'll cover the basics you need to know then move into whatever specialty techniques or tricks you need for the projects you want to work on.

This is your sewing journey, you should direct what you're learning. I'm here to help you master the skills you need as quickly as possible while having fun.

About Abigail

Hi! My name's Abbie and I've been sewing anything and everything for over 10 years. I've sewn blankets, dresses, skirts, backpacks, totes, pillows, pajamas, and on and on.

If you want to learn how to sew but are nervous about getting started, then you're in the right place. Take a deep breath. I know this process can seem scary but once you jump into it, you'll find that's it's all easier than you think.

My lessons are at your pace. We go step-by-step with thorough explanations so that you can skip the overwhelm + confusion. We start with the basics to ensure fast progress as we move onto other skills.

If you're ready to finally stop wishing and start creating then let's get started today!

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Abigail M.

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Experienced private teacher of 8 years, specializing in the beginner, intermediate & Advanced Sewing. All ages welcome. I offer planned cirrocumulus as well as customizable lessons catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started!
Accreditation:
Fashion Design & Merchandising
Costume Design
Pattern-making
Draping & Alterations
Illustration & Visual Merchandising
Adobe photoshop & Style-Cad

About Jasmine

I am a Professional Fashion Designer. I am accredited in all aspects of Fashion Design & Merchandising from Chaffey College. I am a business owner and freelance designer and have worked with multiple organizations including FCCLA in fashion programs, private lessons, and events.

Students can expect to improve week to week in their Fashion Design & Sewing techniques. Every student has a unique vision; I teach students to not only improve skill but bring their vision to life. I can help any student to sew with confidence.

I teach students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied all aspects of Fashion Design & Merchandising, Including textiles. I can teach students to read patterns, make technical patterns, and create patterns from clothes they love. As well as sewing excellence, by hand, machine and couture techniques. We c

an also learn sketching and design, or even draping and alterations whatever the student prefers.

As a professional designer I pride myself on knowing every aspect of the fashion Industry. My personal passion is the fit of garments on bodies but I firmly believe that great technique is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you all and helping you become better creatives.
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Jasmine G.

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Sewing with me is unique because I understand everyone's learning style is different and I cater to that in each lesson. Also, as a professional, I'm able to give you quick tips and tricks that have taken me years to learn.

About Ashley

Hi, my name is Ashley and I currently hold a Bachelors of Science in Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising from Eastern Michigan University. I have been sewing since I was 16 years old. I was originally taught to sew by my aunt who was taught by her aunt. I started teaching lessons in 2015 at my local Parks and Recreation center. I have taught to all ages and love sharing my skills and passion for the craft with others.

I currently own an apparel company, House of Noraa.

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October 11, 2019
Jacquelyne
Wonderful experience!!! My first time hiring a tutor and it was worth it. Time was spent wisely and definitely learned a lot. Will definitely continue to hire Ashley!

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Ashley D.

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My name is Soiyor and I am a Bikini Designer on Big Island Hawaii. I have started a career with my abilities to sew and specifically my ability to sew and design original swimwear. My business is called bikini.bean (not to confused with the coffee shop) check me out on ista
This is becoming a large and high paying business. Right now I am selling a single top for anywhere from $40-$100depending on the design and fabric. That is just the top! This year alone we’ve sold over 500 single pieces in Kona at Sugar momo and I also do a custom day where clients come in and have suit sewn on the spot. It’s a great business to get into if your enjoy making things, working from home, and being your own creative boss. If this is something your interested in I am the perfect person to teach you. After a 2 hr class you will be %120 ready to professionally sew your own swimwear AND swimwear for others.

You will learn specific techniques and some secret tricks that you won’t be able to learn ...

About Soiyor

My name is Soiyor. I have been sewing swimwear for almost 7 years. I moved to Hawai’i from Alaska/ Utah in 2013. That’s when the swimwear business really sparked and interest. So, I made it my life plan and here I am. I own my own business on Big Island. I teach sewing, I do custom orders, photo shoots, on the spot customs, bulk orders. You name it.

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Mercy
"was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly."
Karen
"Sabrina was the most incredibly knowledgeable, patient and helpful teacher. I had just a rudimentary understanding of sewing but with a few short lessons
she helped me so much to do so many things. Her knowledge of everything to do with sewing and fashion is just astonishing and her work is impeccable. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn more about sewing or construction."
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Krista
"Sarah was great! She was very patient & helped me with specific alterations I’ve been struggling with forever!"
Katherine
"We have only had one lesson, and my daughter (7) keeps asking when Angela comes back - she loved her lesson. Angela is a very patient teacher."
Rachel Hershberg
"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
Caressa
"So far I love it! She take her time with you and will answer all your questions and concerns. She's very knowledgeable about sewing."
Amy
"Kaneshia is an awesome instructor! She had a great beginner lesson, making it easy to follow along! I’m super excited for the next lesson and more after!
She is a people person and very patient! I highly recommend!"
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Ayesha
"Taryn is very knowledgeable about the craft and really very patience encouraging and research oriented. We had a great session almost wished it didn't end
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Alice
"Shannon is very knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and sewing equipment. She can teach at all levels from beginning to expert, in group and privat
e classes. And what a lovely person she is too! You really get your money's worth in improved skills."
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