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Terina H.

Camden, NJ
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Terina H.

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I am a fashion designer and like most fashion designers, I outsource my sewing whenever possible BUT I have been sewing for 30 years and can get any student from "not knowing how to turn on the machine" to making beautiful, finished products like a lovely throw pillows. You'll learn to use the machine, cut fabric and trim, and become very comfortable with sewing.

About Terina

Terina is a New Jersey native who creates beautiful, bold statement pieces for art & design lovers. She is the designer and founder of a line of luxe leather home goods, handbags & jewelry made primarily of recycled skins. She is also the author, the founder of the Independent Designer Showcase

Linda S.

4 Reviews
Aston, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Linda S.

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Currently I am offering individual and group instruction classes in sewing, cooking, jewelry making, mosaics, furniture refinishing, polymer clay and origami in Aston, PA. I love to teach others what I know and I am willing to share my knowledge and expertise.

About Linda

Independent Arts and Crafts Professional with over 40 years experience who loves to make beautiful things. Love helping others embrace their creativity. I have 5 sewing machines and you can use one of mine or bring your own. While most of my students are sewing students I love to incorporate jew

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Sarah
Great first sewing lesson for my daughter!
William-Wesley T.
Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
Teresa
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

Laura P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks FRENCH, SPANISH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Laura P.

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Beginners: I will create a project that can be done from start to finish in one class so that you will leave with a handmade item.
Intermediate and Advanced: I can answer questions to your specific projects or teach you varied techniques.

About Laura

I'm a fashion designer with 15 years experience in manufacturing and garment creation, I run my own independent brand from my home office. I love teaching and find that creating your own pieces is very fulfilling, all the women in my family knew how to sew and would always know how to mend somethi

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Nayssa
Laura is great! Very patient and always trying to make it easier to understand the concepts, I have done 2 online classes with her and already looking forward for other ones to come. Highly recommended!
Christopher N.
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.
Sandi
Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀

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Trivia D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trivia D.

8 Reviews
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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't find what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers. I have had a very good Success rate.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I’ve also taught students in my home. I love Designing my own look! And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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Ramona
Ok I literally just ended my lesson with Trivia and I wanted to make sure I wrote this review before I forgot. She is AMAZING. Her personality is so fun to start. No question is stupid and she REALLY knows her stuff. I had a project in mind that I've been wanting to work on for cosplay but I just had no idea how to approach the concept. I had messaged Trivia in advance to see if that was something she could help me with since this wasn't exactly a typical sewing lesson. She responded incredibly quick and said it was something we could do. She was able to fit me into a short notice class and broke everything down for me making what I thought would be an overwhelming project seem so much more simple now. I can't wait to start and I will definitely be in touch with her again the further I progress.
And just one other cool tidbit. I am in California and she is in Texas which I thought just added a little something more special to the lesson.
Thank you Trivia! Can't wait to talk again soon.
Toni
Really takes her time to explain ever detail from beginning to end highly recommend her for anyone
Simone
Thanks again for providing such clear & concise instructions. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson & am feeling more confident about sewing.

Melissa G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Melissa G.

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I have always had a passion for Fashion. Born in Miami and raised in Texas, this Fashionista began her sewing journey at the age of twelve receiving lessons and sewing tips from my mother. From there I started making my own clothing and began wearing my fashions to school which led t me sewing and designing clothing for my fellow school mates as well. Word began to travel that there was a young new designer in the community, so my clientele and skill level began to grow. In 2004 I officially incorporated Random Star Couture a custom clothing brand which caters to Men, Women, Children, and Home Decor. As years progressed I became a professional Sewing Instructor for JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts along with teaching private clients. I also branched out into wardrobe styling and costuming. Which gave me even more access in the Fashion industry allowing me the opportunities to have worked with such clients/ companies as Roca Wear (Clothing Brand), Aeropostle, Lil' Wayne (Six Foot Seven Foot- ...

About Melissa

I have a True Love & Passion for Fashion and Sewing! I have been sewing since the age of twelve and have grown my passion into a successful career basically since then. What started out as a Hobby taught by my mother has grown into a lucrative craft and career. If you too have a Love and Passion fo

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Lily Q.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons in Philadelphia is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $98 per hour.
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$29 average
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$40 average
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"Diana is great. I’m delighted.
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher."
Tatiana
Took Sewing lessons from Diana B.
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"She is great !!! Very informative and shows you they way. She is well worth hiring."
Arlene
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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"Very helpful and a joy to work with! I'm very excited about my upcoming classes for this new hobby!"
Stacia
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Dawn is the best! She has a lifetime of knowledge, so every lesson is jam packed with learning."
denise
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Dawn is so patient. She is starting from the VERY beginning with my daughter and we couldn't be happier."
Cecilia
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Allie
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Mya is a very good instructor. She was very patient and gave a lot of good tips. I enjoyed my first lesson. I look forward to my future lessons"
Sharon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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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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