Sylvia Lee

Sylvia L.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

Fashion Design

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experienced fashion designer of 6 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching concepts to sourcing materials, technical specs, and realization. I specialize in women's clothes but can easily teach you men's wear, children's wear and accessory design.
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Sylvia teaches



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

Teaching since:

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, and online. I have loved helping my students with education classes such as mathematics, english, science, dancing salsa and cha cha, painting, illustrating fashion, sewing, computer coding, playing the violin, to personal training.

I have always had many interests and luckily I worked hard at them with great teachers to achieve great levels. I went to University of New South Wales and earned a degree in Software Engineering in 2003, and also Sydney TAFE to earn a Fashion Design degree in 2009.

I'm a friendly and understanding person and my teaching style is patient, motivating, and positive. I believe everyone can achieve what they want with the right mindset and the right opportunity. My aim is to help you reach your goals and make you feel accomplished!

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Creative director
Jan 2010 - Present
Sylvia Lee Designs

Creative director, designer and business manager of ready to wear women's line and couture evening dresses and wedding dresses.

Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
BBX co

Evening wear designer


Fashion Design
Jan 2007 - Dec 2009
Sydney Institute Fashion Design Studio
Software Engineering
Feb 2000 - Dec 2003
University of New South Wales


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification
Jun 2005
Australasian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Violin 7th Grade
Jun 1997
Australian Music Examinations Board

Achieved 7th grade of 8th grade total.
Member of chamber orchestra and string ensemble.
Performed at the Sydney Opera House.


2012 Achievements in Arts Award
Mar 2012
Australian Korean Cultural Association
Official Evening Dress designer for Miss Universe Australia
Sep 2011
Miss Universe Australia
Styled Awards Designer of the Year
Jan 2010
Styled Awards
Flair Awards Designer of the Year
Sep 2009
The Flair Awards
Frock On Red Carpet Design Winner
Aug 2009
Frock On Design Awards

Photos & Videos

Fashion design, sketching, color theory, fabrication, sourcing fabrics/materials, making the idea come together.

Beginner violin lessons for children and adults

Designing on Illustrator and Photoshop

Pencil illustration

Painting with acrylic and gouache

Fashion illustration and painting

Sewing on machine and by hand

Beading and embellishment

Photo by Sylvia L.
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6 Reviews

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Michelle Aug 14, 2018
Adobe Illustrator · In studio

Sylvia was patient , knowledgeable and kind! I really appreciated her help in even trouble shooting how to approach my project.

anat Aug 13, 2018
Adobe Illustrator · In studio

Very sweet and knowledgeable. Dove right into it! I believe I have great tools to move forward

LF Nov 10, 2017
Fashion Design · In studio

Sylvia was an excellent teacher. She was forthcoming and shared any resources that she had and explained the topics spoken about very well. She has experience with producing garments and can teach the steps beautifully.

Manuela Dec 18, 2016
Fashion Design · Online

I loved this lesson with Silvia. As an experienced fashion designer she could introduce me into certain steps that are required to produce my own clothes. This was very interesting and helpful. Thx a lot!

Andrew Nov 28, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In studio

Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

Andrew Nov 28, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In studio

Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

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