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Dawn Z.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Dawn Z.

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Learn to machine stitch (not machine embroidery) from an experienced sewing educator. Lessons are customized based on age and goals of the student.

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About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessio

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Ramona
Dawn is a wonderful instructor. She is very knowledgeable. Patient and willing to answer my questions. I had concerns about my ability to learn sewing, but Dawn has helped my confidence greatly. I plan to continue my sewing journey with Dawn:)
Marie
Dawn has wonderful instruction and is quite patient with new beginners like myself! Explanation is clear and she has a freakin wealth of knowledge about sewing, patterns, tips and tricks to make the outcome much neater, and starts off with the perfect projects for a beginner. Def a five start rating! :-)
jane
Dawn is awesome! Very thorough with her explanations and really customizes lessons to my goals. She’s very encouraging and always reachable for questions outside of classes. Her hardware set up was conducive to on line lessons so it felt as much of an in person class as it could get. The lessons have really prepared me and got me excited for many more sewing projects!
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Danielle S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
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Danielle S.

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Want to sew outfits for yourself or others? Interested in designing or making a quilt? I would love to teach you the fundamentals of sewing and guide you through any projects you choose, whether it be making or altering your dream garments, bags, household goods, or beautiful quilts. I have over 15 years experience sewing, and can help you with foundational techniques, such as learning how to read a pattern, insert a zipper, insert buttons/button holes, and hand or machine sewing.

About Danielle

I got my first sewing machine in 5th grade and have been creating ever since! I studied Fashion Design at the collegiate level, and have diverse experience in designing and sewing causal and formal dresses, shirts and blouses, pants, skirts, and wearable accessories. I am also experienced in desi

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Sonya M.

78 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sonya M.

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You’ve come to the right place if you want to learn how to sew or enhance your sewing skills.

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Level 1 Start: For someone new to Sewing, who has never sewn before nor used a sewing machine, your first lesson will be learning your sewing machine. Threading, bobbin, stitches, functions. You will also learn how to sew on scrap fabric. One hour.

Level 2 Start: A sewing beginner, someone who has sewn before but not much. If you already possess the skills and level one, then you start at level two. In this session you will learn to make a pillowcase or a tote bag. You will get more comfortable with the machine, controlling the speed, stitching within a seam allowance, and stitching a straight line. This could take 1 to 2 sewing hours.

Level 3 Start: Student possesses the abilities and skills in level one and two. At level three, you have already sewn something basic like a pillow, pillowcase or tote bag. At this ...

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a n

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Maria C.
I enjoyed it very much
Arlene
Teacher Sonya was very kind and patient. We'll be booking more classes!
Michael M.
Sonya was very helpful and patient.
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Kelly N.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelly N.

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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home (she is fully vaccinated against Covid-19) or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools. Kelly's lessons are individualized to what you want to learn and move at whatever pace you need.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with something simple (pillowcase, pajama pants) and then work up to more and more com

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Ava M.
We loved working with Kelly. She has a good sense of humor, which we love, and she makes you feel right at ease. The templates she provides for beginning sewers were very helpful.
Ava M.
We loved working with Kelly. She has a good sense of humor, which we love, and she makes you feel right at ease. The templates she provides for beginning sewers were very helpful.
Monica C.
Very helpful answered all my questions help me realize good patterns and bad patterns went above and beyond explaining and sharing resources excellent teacher would definitely recommend and would go to classes again
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Terry S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Masters - Management Information Technology from Colorado Technical University
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 to 70
  • Teaching since 2014
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Terry S.

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Custom classes designed to fit your specific needs. Lessons for the beginner and intermediate sewer who needs some help. Do you need help with learning a specific technique, installing zippers, adding a lining, hand stitching, pockets, choosing the correct needle, thread, seam variations or just want to learn how to alter your own clothing? Each class will be designed personally for you.

About Terry

I learned to sew as a teenager. It became a hobby that I became passionate about that grew into a business when I decided to take an early retirement. I’m interested in helping others learn how to perfect their skills and be proud of their work. I’m familiar with the challenges that sewing

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Sue
Terry is professional and experienced. Pleasant environment.
Marlene
The teacher was knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and was able to tell me how to finish off one of my projects that I brought with. It was a jacket and skirt. I needed help mostly with the jacket and mainly understanding the finishing instructions for the jacket. I sewed some in the hour during the lesson and then Terry showed me on the instructions what to do at home. She then asked me to bring a new sewing project that we could start together when I come in two weeks. I would highly recommend Terry to any level of sewer wanting lessons. She is also a very kind lady as well.
Jared moore
Terry is very attentive and detailed, I enjoyed my time with her and I look forward to learning from her more.
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Sarah P.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • BA Theater Arts from University of California Santa Cruz
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah P.

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I can teach the basics of sewing with intro lessons coaching you through making our own simple projects with no stretchy fabrics.
I also teach lessons on making corsets to more experienced sewers-from intermediate lessons making a mockup and fitting it to make your first corset to advanced lessons on drafting your own special corset patterns and making them a reality.
I can also teach lingerie making, formal wear, and tech wear to more advanced sewers, from basic bralettes and underwear, raincoats and athletic wear, to embellished luxury garments.

About Sarah

My name is Sarah. I'm an artist with a BA in Theater Arts from UCSC. I've been sewing for 10 years now, and have worked in professional costume shops. I've been working with embroidery machines since 2017 and I use my embroidery machine, sewing, and crafting skills to run my own little fashion line

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"Wonderful teacher - takes time to explain and show and demonstrate. Very nice studio and excellent learning environment. Looking forward to spending more time learning my favorite hobby. Thank you Mya."
Nadia
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Mya is a very good instructor. She was very patient and gave a lot of good tips. I enjoyed my first lesson. I look forward to my future lessons"
Sharon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Beatrice is very nice, patient and makes me feel comfortable. She is very knowledgeable and willing to go slow to make sure I get it right. I'm very happy with Beatrice!"
Karon
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"My 7 year old and I learned so much from Ms. Sonya. She was very knowledgeable, kind and patient. We can’t wait for our next class"
Anila
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Well prepared, thorough, knowledgeable and patient. Good amount of knowledge and skills to digest in our 30 minute session. Looking forward to our next lesson."
Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"The first lesson was just what my son and I were looking for! We look forward to more."
Elliot
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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"Mya is amazing! Patient, funny and with great ability to explain. We had so much done! She does not rush the class. Perfect!"
Renata
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"My first class with Mya Mya was excellent. I had taken a class prior to this and was not feeling confident about my abilities until I met Mya Mya. If you're thinking about sewing and need help. I would encourage you to meet with an instructor first one-on-one before taking a class or online training. The instructor and can help guide you better. I'm so glad I learned about this instructor. You will not be disappointed."
Kristy B.
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Lisa is great. She’s so patient and with someone like me who knows literally nothing about sewing, she walked me through the basics of literally just turning my machine on all the way to completing my first stitch. She even cheered when I cheered for myself ;) :D"
Emily
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Trivia was great! I just finished my first sewing class and learned a lot. She is down to earth, friendly, patient, and just has a great attitude overall. I am very eager to start creating all the projects I want to do and can’t wait for the next appointment!"
April
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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