Fatima Bey

Fatima B.

Clifton Park, NY
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About

Fatima delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+

Teaching since:
2009

Hello all!

I have been sewing since I was 10. For about 10 years, I worked in a very high volume David's Bridal. During this time I was the Alterations Manager. I currently own my own business since 2010. I design home decor, fashion accessories, clothing and do alterations, while specializing in wedding gowns and special occasion dresses. I started teaching sewing at Joann's in 2009 and am currently an adjunct Instructor at Hudson Valley Community College and Schenectady County Community College. I teach all ages and skill levels of sewing.

Although I am on here for private lessons, I can teach classes by request.

I thoroughly enjoy teaching because I enjoy the challenge of helping someone understand. I see tutoring as teaching one on one. I will individualize each lesson according to the need of the student. I will not skip over something that is difficult for the student to understand. I will find another way to explain it or demonstrate it until the student gets it. I do this while being patient, kind, and fun! Students are never bored with me.

I am interested in results. I feel that tutoring only matters if results are being achieved. If there are any specific questions, concerns, or needs; please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Experience

Owner
Aug 2010 - Present
Abishai

I am a professional seamstress, dressmaker and teacher with my business. We do alterations of all kinds while specializing in wedding gown and special occasion dresses. I also teach sewing at two local colleges.

Alterations Manager
Jul 1999 - Feb 2009
David's Bridal

Managed a very high volume alterations department in a very large bridal shop.

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Espanol
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Best of Weddings 2018
Jan 2018
The Knot
Best of Weddings 2017
Jan 2017
The Knot

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Fatima Bey featured on "Today's Women" on NBC
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