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Sonya M.

72 Reviews
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Starting at HK$195.03
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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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.

Do you need help in real time?

I provide sewing lessons for you online.

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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Jenny S.
Sonya is lovely and kind. Patient and can teach in understandable terms!
Looking forward to my next lesson!
Etta B.
I truly enjoyed working with Ms.Sonya. She is very patient with you and walks you through each step!
Joan S.
Sonya is an exceptional instructor. She teaches in a clear and logical way and is extremely patient. Classes are fun and Sonya always responds to questions that arise between classes via text and email. The best!
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Sarah L.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$468.07
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
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Sarah L.

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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* In-person classes are in San Bruno, California. Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I a

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Beverly J.
I enjoyed my first class with Sarah. She explains things very well and is pleasant to learn from.
Loan
I enjoy taking lessons with Sarah. As a beginner, she takes the time to explain every detail regarding the photography and the use of my camera. I learn so much after a few lessons.
Susan
It can be a challenge to demonstrate online versus being in person. But Sarah effectively showed me - and more - to jumpstart me. I'll be back!
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Lily Q.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$390.06
  • BS in Physics, MBA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lily Q.

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Beginner-You will learn basic skills of hand and machine stitching, seams, darts, pleats, zippers, pouch, tote bag and build many more samples into a scrapbook.

Intermediate- Fabric dimension and behavior, cutting skills, bias binding, various necklines and making a skirt or blouse. Learn to make garment with commercial pattern.

Advanced-Make dress, skirt, pants or blouse with lining.

Note: Although students learn at different rates, the above results are expected, if taking lessons 2hours a week, for 5weeks for all levels.

About Lily

I am a Fashion Designer/Instructor and former Social Worker, who's very passionate about teaching Fashion and Embroidery. I'm always excited about helping students build skills gradually, from a complete Beginner, through Advanced levels. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teac

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Wonderful class. She is very patient with teaching.
Suzana
Great class!
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$234.03
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Lisa C.

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I am a seamstress, costume designer, historical clothing expert and have worked in the film industry. I routinely perform costume repair work for theatrical companies, alterations for formal gowns and create/modify garments to use in film and living history events.
If you are a beginner or advanced I can teach you to get better, more consistent results from your sewing.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
Valeria
Paige K.
very friendly and knowledgable!
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$585.09
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Renee D.

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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commerc

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her
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Beatrice U.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$312.05
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AAS Fashion Design from Parsons School For Design
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Beatrice U.

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I have over 20 years’ experience. I have been working for major fashion brands companies in NYC. I am experienced with working with beginners, intermediate and all levels. I am offering industry level sewing classes and pattern correcting and altering techniques that will cater to your needs. I will be able to teach foundation skills of how to operate a sewing machine, how to use a serger or how to use an industrial sewing machine. I will also teach how to hand sew, follow and understand a pattern and how to finish your work beautifully. I am also going to work with you on your own personal projects.
I teach hands on beginner’s patternmaking and sewing skills that you will need for garment production, arts and crafts and any project that involves sewing. For instance: I can help you make pillows, bags, aprons, stuffed toys and other household items. If you want to make clothing, I will guide you through using a published pattern.
I will work closely with you to make sure you ...

About Beatrice

Hi There, my passion is teaching all ages how to sew 🪡 I have been in the fashion industry for over 15 years and i have been sewing since the age of 7. Exclusive training is what you are getting at Beatrice Riley that’s what sets us apart - each class is tutored to your goal and a course o

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Caitlin
Beatrice is a super fun and knowledgeable teacher.
I’m excited to continue learning.
Kathleen
Beatrice is a great teacher! She taught me how to thread a sewing machine and how to do a bobin. Next week I have a double lesson. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew.
Esther Nam N.
I loved the class, she was patient and professional.

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Average Cost of Sewing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute sewing lessons is HK$624.09. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$234.03 and HK$975.14 per hour.
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HK$624.09 average

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"Sonya is wonderful! My daughter came hime after her first sewing lesson so excited about what she will learn. It took her 30 minutes, talking a mile a minute, to share every detail. Sonya made her feel comfortable and eager to learn more."
Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Mya was GREAT! After today's lesson, I'm looking forward to the next one. Mya was patient and hands on."
Marlys
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"I Look forward to taking more lessons with Mya.

I took my sewing project —a tunic— with me and she explained clearly how to adjust the fit, which I’d been struggling with for a couple of weeks (and 3 muslins!). I left our one-hour session ready to conquer my tunic!

She is warm and friendly and is clearly not only an excellent sewist but also really good at teaching.

Thank you, Mya!"
Peg
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sonya was very patient and also very clear. I learned a lot."
Miriam-Rachel
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Lisa was clear and to the point and understandable. I wanted a fast-pace approach to covering the theory and things I knew and she got my point and conducted our session very well."
Saeed
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!"
Meret
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!"
Bridget
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"She is very pleasant and she has a lot of patience. I will like to continue my seasons with her."
Yeshi
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Beatrice is a great teacher! She taught me how to thread a sewing machine and how to do a bobin. Next week I have a double lesson. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew."
Kathleen
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I’ve learned so much on my first day of sewing lessons. Mrs. Sonya helped me set up my new sewing machine and we started my first sewing project. I can’t wait to continue learning."
Ashley Fleury
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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Private Sewing Lessons Near You

Are you tired of paying someone else to repair or alter your clothing? Do you enjoy looking at different fabrics and baubles and wish you had the skills to create lovely treasures with them? Is your imagination full of clothing designs just waiting to be created, but the thought of using a sewing machine intimidates you out of trying?

If so, then perhaps it’s time to sign up for sewing lessons! When you sign up for sewing lessons online, you’ll have the opportunity to take your home skills to the next level. Whether you’re looking to learn to make alterations and repairs or discover how to create something from scratch, our lessons and sewing tutors will provide you with all the tools you need to succeed.

We offer sewing lessons for students at the beginner, intermediate,

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and advanced levels, and cater to all their preferences and interests. Sign up for sewing lessons near you today for the opportunity to complete every sewing project you ever dreamed of!

Why Learn How to Sew?

There are countless reasons why it’s a good idea to learn to sew. For starters, knowing how to sew can make you more self-sufficient as you learn to pattern, make repairs, and do alterations. But it can also provide you with a way to express your creativity as you make your own designs or sew gifts for your friends and family. Not to mention, sewing lessons are good for you. Studies suggest the hobby can help lower your blood pressure, reduce stress, and even steady your heart rate!

But that’s not all. Sewing opens up lots of professional opportunities, too! A skilled person can become a seamstress who offers alteration and repair services. If you're excited about fashion, you can learn to make your own clothing designs and patterns. Sewing also has a place in interior design, such as creating bespoke textiles like throw pillows, slipcovers, table runners, wall hangings, and more to complete a design scheme. You can also make money by selling your creations at craft fairs or online marketplaces, like Etsy.

The Best Way to Learn How to Sew and What You'll Study in Classes

Regardless of whether you’re picking up a needle and thread for the first time or you already have some experience with sewing, this craft can be tricky. Sometimes your sewing machine just won’t seem to behave, while other times you might get hung up on certain stitches. That’s why it’s so important to work one-on-one with a private sewing tutor.

During your sewing sessions, you will receive your tutor’s undivided attention so that you can master complex techniques and improve your skills. Have questions? Your tutor will be happy to answer them. Need help with a challenging stitch? Allow your tutor to guide you. Under your sewing tutor’s instruction, you’ll be one step closer to achieving all your crafting goals.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Sewing

If you have little or no previous experience sewing, then beginner lessons are for you! In these classes, you'll be introduced to some basic hand stitching techniques and the basics of using your sewing machine, while creating simple, uncomplicated projects. In beginner lessons, your sewing teacher might cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to basic machine and hand stitching
  • Introduction to your sewing machine
  • Learn how to create a seam
  • Begin sewing darts and pleats
  • Learn how to insert a zipper

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Sewing

If you're already familiar with the basics, then intermediate lessons are right for you. In these classes, you'll challenge yourself to create increasingly complex projects and designs, while learning new skills and techniques. Your teacher might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Learn about different fabrics: quality, behavior, and dimension
  • Sharpen your cutting skills
  • Learn how to use a commercial pattern
  • Understand binding biases
  • Practice sewing different necklines and shapes

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Sewing

Advanced lessons are intended for students who've already achieved a high level of sewing proficiency. Advanced students already possess the skills to create their own designs, but would love to have expert guidance from a professional. In these lessons, you can work on polishing your creations, using difficult fabrics, and even learn about the fashion and design industry. Topics covered in advanced sewing classes depend greatly on the individual student's interests and goals, but your sewing tutor might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Creating patterns from your designs
  • Designing complete garments
  • Finishing projects of your own design
  • Introduction to fashion design business and merchandising your products

How to Find a Sewing Teacher Near You

If you’re looking for private sewing lessons near you, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at TakeLessons, we offer in-person sessions, where you can meet with your tutor face to face, as well as online sewing lessons, which let you learn to sew online from the comfort of your own home or office.

Once you’ve determined what kind of sewing lessons you’re interested in taking, we invite you to choose your preferred sewing tutor for your sessions. We offer a long list of certified teachers with the expertise and experience to help you achieve your artistic goals. Check out each teacher’s bio to learn more about their background, and read feedback from their previous students. Before making your final decision, you can even contact the teacher in advance to ensure they’re a good match. After you decide on the ideal sewing tutor, you’re all set to start your lessons!

Sign up for sewing lessons near you today, and be sure to take advantage of our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for all new students.

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