Jaq Platt

Jaq P.

Louisville, TN

About Jaq P.

Jaq teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: 2014
Last sign in: Within a month


I will help you learn the skills you want to learn, and help you be successful with the projects you would like to complete. I have recently completed maternity leave and am available both during the day and the evenings. Due to the nature of my husband's job, I may have to bring the baby with me to your lesson. Baby will remain in a carrier and my priority will be on you during your lesson time if baby has to accompany me to lessons.

Part of a youth group or Girl Scout troop? I do group lessons and workshop style presentations for all ages. Subjects include (but are not limited to) Braided Fleece rugs, t-shirt quilts, how to use a store bought pattern, basic sewing skills, and Color Theory. Click "Book Now" to schedule your group.

First time learners, beginners, and people in need of a refresher are more than welcome here. Having worked in professional theatre, I have many tricks, tips, and skills up my sleeve to teach when it comes to sewing.

With knitting, I began as self taught and have taken several classes and workshops to learn new techniques and skills that I can share with you. My youngest knitting student to date is 6 year old girl that I taught after we finished our weekly tutoring sessions.

Thanks for considering me as your teacher!


Wardrobe Crew
May 2008 - Aug 2009
Utah Festival Opera Company

Worked full time for a summer theatre company as a costume technician and wardrobe crew.

Included executing costumes based on the design concepts as dictated by the designers, as well as altering costumes to fit actors and design specifications for the show they were being used in.

Costume Designer
Sep 2008 - May 2009
Unicorn Children's Theatre

Worked as primary costume designer for a children's theatre company.

Included making new costumes and altering stock to fit children of various ages.


Flat Pattern Making
Dec 2008
Utah State University

As part of the Costume Design degree requirements, a flat pattern drafting class was completed.

I am able to help you alter commercial patterns, draft a sloper, and create patterns from existing clothing items.


First Place Olympic Challenge
Feb 2014
The Yarn Haven

2 Reviews on Jaq P.

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Alexis S. Dec 21, 2015
· Sewing · In home
Jaq is very knowledgeable and experienced. She is extremely helpful and patient when I am requesting help on projects. Anybody would be lucky to learn from her!
Holly Thompson Nov 17, 2015
· Sewing · In home
Jaq is a great teacher! She was super patient and so helpful! I would highly recommend her.
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