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These Sewing teachers are highly rated by students in the Lorton area, including Waldorf, Clarksburg, Chantilly, Centreville and Hyattsville.

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I started sewing at age 8 (thanks mom!)

I have a degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and technology. I design costumes for community theatres, opera companies and drag queens.

I helped teach sewing and costuming during my degrees. I believe in starting beginners with familiarizing themselves with their machines and how to read patterns.

I would love to share my years of experience designing, sewing and crafting with you!

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child.

I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin.

I have a degrees in Opera Directing, Vocal Performance and Theatre Arts. I started teaching acting classes in 2001, and have coached voice since 2010. I have studied voice with James Gardner, former head of opera at Julliard School of Music, Matthew Oglesby, vocal area coordinator for the WTAMU School of Music, and Darlene Wiley, head of voice department at Butler School of Music, UT and William Lewis, dramatic tenor with 35 years experience singing at the Metropolitan Opera.

I direct operas, design costumes, teach whenever and whatever I can, and love spending

time with my cat.
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September 15, 2019
Elmarie S.
Great experience! Jess was very thorough with identifying my voice type and recommended me the proper repertoire for me to practice. I'm excited for my next lesson with her!
August 10, 2019
Dinora R.
Really enjoyed my lessons with Jessica. She is a very personable and gifted patient instructor. So I never felt intimidated learning how to sew since it was all new to me. Thank you Jessica.
May 7, 2019
Barbara
Absolutely fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. I’ll definitely be booking her again!!

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Mya Mya Seinn T.

Alexandria, VA 22306

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Private Sewing Teacher

Personalized sewing lessons!!!

- Making clothes
- Reading pattern
- Hand sewing & hand embroidery
- Bags & accessories ... etc.

Openings for new students.
Lessons are offered in my studio.
Fun and friendly learning environment.
Look forward to guiding you on your educational journey!

About Mya Mya Seinn

Hello there!

My name is Mya and I am a very patient instructor and understand that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual!

Availability changes every week and please contact me for availability.

I received my degree in Geology from Yangon University in Yangon, Burma in 1993. After I moved to New York City in 2005, I earned a M.A. (Geology) from The City College of New York in 2010. I learned crocheting and sewing from my mother. I also took a bauble, bangle and bead string class, Draping I and II classes, and pattern making I and II classes from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

I’ve been teaching private sewing lesson (since 1998), beading and pearl knotting lesson (since 2009), and Burmese language (since 2014) and I have loved helping my students.
Although trained in

standard teaching methods, I developed my own method to fulfill my students’ needs.

I am looking forward to helping new students to achieve their goals!
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September 1, 2019
Dominique
Excellent sewing instructor. Mya is very patient and professional and has taught me so many skills in just one class. Can't wait for my next class!
August 21, 2019
Kim H.
Mya Mya Seinn is a very pleasant and patient trainer. She teaches at a steady pace and allows you to ask as many questions as you need to feel comfortable before going to the next step. Her studio is a well lit and very nice environment.
June 6, 2019
Mika
Ok...First I have to say, I am so pleased to have signed up for classes with Mya. Choosing to take sewing classes with Mya is hands down one of the best decisions I made and will continue to make. She is intelligent, very knowledgeable in her craft (or rather crafts), friendly, considerate, patient, and a great conversationalist. I hands down recommend taking a class or classes with her.

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Mya Mya Seinn T.

Alexandria, VA

(43)
Private Sewing Teacher

Students can expect a Systematic Approach to Sewing, what I fondly call the SASsy way. We will start with foundational topics like the Anatomy of the Sewing Machine, building on that foundation one skill at a time. I've learned that remaining motivated to sew often holds people back so I will also teach you how to plan out projects and how to build a sewing habit that helps you see consistent results and keeps you motivated to sew!

About Timpla

Hello! You want to learn to sew? I'm Timpla and I can help you!

FEEDBACK FROM MY PREVIOUS STUDENTS:

"It was great! I learned so much about my sewing machine."

"Had a great time Timpla! I was able to hem my daughter's skirt and repair a shirt sleeve. Looking forward to next time."

"I definitely benefited from the class! Thanks so much!!!"

I LOVE helping my students conquer their "fear" of the sewing machine, which unleashes excitement about their potential to sew unique items for themselves and others.

I've been sewing since I was a young girl, learning from my grandmother.

My experience includes sewing women's and girl's apparel, home decor, and quilts. I decided to start teaching private and group lessons after receiving many requests from friends and acquaintances.

I look forward to helping you develop the

skills you need to tackle any sewing project.

~Timpla S.
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February 22, 2018
Shirley
She’s knowledgeable, patient and friendly. Can’t wait for my next lesson
January 30, 2018
Judy bellinger
Just starting out but Timpla was warm, helpful and patient. Excited for next class.
November 27, 2017
Gift Wali
My sewing experience with Timpla was simply amazing. She is a well of knowledge willing to share all her skills and tricks to make sewing more fun and less intimidating. 😁🤩 - I give her 5 Stars she was Absolutely Amazing!

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Timpla S.

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Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am the Creative Director for Teddies Afrique and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me.
Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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May 29, 2019
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
February 16, 2019
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.
February 14, 2019
Abigail
She is so patient and thorough with her lessons. Things that I’ve had issues with in the past made sense when she went over them. I highly recommend

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Rosemary O.

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I'm an avid crafter who always has a long list of projects pending and in progress.
I hand sew tote bags and wallets, do some basic embroidery and have even made some fat quarter quilts.

About Kiri

I'm an artist and avid crafter. I enjoy sketching, sewing, crochet, painting, embroidery, and hand dyeing. I recently launched a Facebook based business called Kiri's Kooky Kreations where I'm selling different things I've made as well as a lot of made-to-order and custom products. I've recently begun dabbling with and loving making cold process soap. I also have a profound passion for ceramics but its expensive and takes up a ton of space.

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Kiri P.

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My name is Soiyor and I am a Bikini Designer on Big Island Hawaii. I have started a career with my abilities to sew and specifically my ability to sew and design original swimwear. My business is called bikini.bean (not to confused with the coffee shop) check me out on ista
This is becoming a large and high paying business. Right now I am selling a single top for anywhere from $40-$100depending on the design and fabric. That is just the top! This year alone we’ve sold over 500 single pieces in Kona at Sugar momo and I also do a custom day where clients come in and have suit sewn on the spot. It’s a great business to get into if your enjoy making things, working from home, and being your own creative boss. If this is something your interested in I am the perfect person to teach you. After a 2 hr class you will be %120 ready to professionally sew your own swimwear AND swimwear for others.

You will learn specific techniques and some secret tricks that you won’t be able to learn ...

About Soiyor

My name is Soiyor. I have been sewing swimwear for almost 7 years. I moved to Hawai’i from Alaska/ Utah in 2013. That’s when the swimwear business really sparked and interest. So, I made it my life plan and here I am. I own my own business on Big Island. I teach sewing, I do custom orders, photo shoots, on the spot customs, bulk orders. You name it.

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Kischenna C.

Temple Hills, MD 20748


Private Sewing Teacher

KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc. offers professionally-focused Basic Sewing training through our sewing lessons with a specialization in Fashion Design at our Temple Hills campus. The Basic Sewing training offers the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of clothing construction from commercial sewing patterns to creation including a knowledge of fabric selection, ornamentation, and fashion trends.

KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc. offers four consecutive private sewing lessons for four hours each lesson as a package.

All sales are final. We do not offer commercial pattern re-design training. Students are responsible for materials, notions and the commercial sewing pattern chosen. We provide all sewing equipment.

About Kischenna

I love teaching sewing and fashion design. Come and learn using KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc. a local training facility.

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Kischenna C.

Temple Hills, MD

Private Sewing Teacher

I am an experienced fashion designer, pattern maker and technical designer based in Connecticut. I use my 20+ years experience to help aspiring fashion designers and home seamstresses with design consultation, pattern draping, pattern making and sewing classes. My expertise includes fashion design, pattern making, fabric manipulation, fabric draping, beginners and advanced sewing, technical packs and digital pattern making.

My designs have been featured in Cosign Magazine, Curvysta Magazine, Black Bride Magazine, Connecticut Magazine and CTFashionMagazine.com. I have also shown my designs at New York Fashion Week and Hartford Fashion Week.

I discovered my love for teaching others and I am very excited to share my decades of fashion experience with students just like you. So, register and learn at your pace today.

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Tiara
"My first lesson with Mya was great. She's helpful, understanding and patient. I will definitely recommend her to anyone who is interested in sewing."
Latanya
"Felicia is absolutely amazing. My daughter has learned so much in the short time that she has been taking classes. She loves every minute of it and makes
sure she is at every class.

If you are looking to take sewing classes you definitely want her as your instructor."
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caryn
"Lorena is amazing! Exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend."
Kelly
"Loved the lesson she has patience of Job. Looking forward more lessons I like how she teaches."
Geraldine
"The best instructor in sewing I ever had. Very patient and smart. She explains to me every detail of sewing that I need to know. Looking forward to take m
ore classes with her."
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Missy
"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
naomi
"very good teacher! thanks"
Melissa
"Adenike was well-prepared and very flexible to the situation and all my questions. She adopted my goal as her own and did everything possible to get us t
here--which she did! I look forward to our next lesson."
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Kenya
"Knowledgeable and patient teacher"

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