Lily S.

Lily S.

Provo, UT
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Lesson Details

Watercolor Painting

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I've been doing water color painting for years and would love to help you. For the first three lessons, I can bring the supplies, but after that most people want to have their own supplies so I've recommend buying your own.
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About

Lily delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2015

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
-

THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.

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Experience

Compliance Clerk
Sep 2017 - Present
BYU

Research Assistant
Sep 2017 - Present
Brigham Young University

Code and help to research information about HoloLens and Augmented Reality.

Education

Information Systems
Apr 2013 - Present
Brigham Young University

Languages

Chinese
Limited Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

ACTFL OPI
Aug 2011
ACTFL OPI

Given Intermediate Mid in Chinese

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23 Reviews

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Martha Mar 21, 2019
Mandarin Chinese · Online

Good first lesson, I look forward to working with her as we get better acquainted.

Mike M. Mar 20, 2019
Web Design · Online

Lily has been an absolute delight. She is always prepared and offers me homework to continue with my lessons. Highly recommend. Mike Martin

Vonda C. Mar 2, 2019
Sewing · Online

Sophia N. Feb 28, 2019
Sewing · Online

She has a good attitude and had presentations Ready at the beginning of class to not waste any time which I really appreciated

Mike M. Feb 27, 2019
Web Design · Online

Claudia H. Feb 25, 2019
ESL · Online

Connie Feb 25, 2019
Watercolor Painting · Online

Personable and knowledgeable, it’s going to be productive working with Lily. I told her that these were my first formal lessons and she covered basic techniques and situations when they could be used to their greatest advantage. She listens closely and offered solutions to issues she was able to identify with her expertise. Complimentary and encouraging, she is a great instructor.

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Jerilyn R. Feb 9, 2019
Mandarin Chinese · Online

Alissa M. Jan 8, 2019
French · Online

Lily is great! So patient and nice. :) I really loved our first lesson and can see how doing this will help me grow more comfortable at speaking and learning french.

sophia Dec 26, 2018
ESL · Online

I feel very lucky that she be my daughter ‘s ESL teacher.

Sophia B. Nov 26, 2018
French · Online

Lily was simply amazing

Minereze Nov 21, 2018
Sewing · Online

Lily is a very patient teacher. I think i have selected one of the best sewing teachers to direct through this journey. I am very satisfied with my fist lesson,

Stella S. Nov 17, 2018
WordPress · Online

Lily was great! Very helpful tutorials on starting in Wordpress. Highly recommended!

Moriann Nov 16, 2018
Sewing · In home

Great lesson! Very much a lesson about doing and having help along the way. Loved it because I already have a finished project!

Judy Nov 10, 2018
Japanese · Online

She is great and friendly.

Dottie J. Nov 2, 2018
Microsoft Excel · Online

Lily S. was very professional. An excellent instructor! I highly recommend her! :)

Brieann Sep 28, 2018
French · Online

Olivia (6) & Katie (10) R. Sep 20, 2018
French · Online

Julie is very patient and has a great teaching curriculum for kids.

Maren R. Sep 19, 2018
French · Online

Super engaging and fabulous, very thankful for all of her help

Alexandra Sep 6, 2018
French · Online

Lily was great! Patient and kind and adapted it to fit the needs of my child.

Stephanie Aug 20, 2018
Sewing · Online

I love how patient she was with me. I have never done this before and am a true beginner and was a little nervous. Her patience gives me confidence to keep working towards me goals.

Marci Aug 7, 2018
Sewing · In home

Lily was great! She is very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much from her. Highly recommend her for any of your sewing needs.

Meredith Argyris Jan 23, 2018
Sewing · In home

Lily is great! She knows so much about sewing and is a very patient teacher.

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