Online sewing lessons with a professional seamstress and experienced teacher

Personalized Sewing Lessons

Sewing lessons with personalized lesson plans developed to cover exactly what you want to learn.

Online sewing lessons for adults or kids to provide help with specific techniques, create your own designs, go in depth on sewing pattern from start to finish and refine your sewing skills.

Schedule Private Lesson

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How It Works

With private lessons the focus is on what you want to learn.

Based on your goals and skill level a personalized lesson plan is developed to meet your needs. This can include:

  • Creating projects from commercial sewing patterns
  • Using your own designs
  • Focusing on specific sewing techniques
  • Getting help with a challenging part of a project you're already working on
  • Learning about tools and materials

This not only includes the time I spend with you but often also includes research, creating custom templates/patterns, and developing individual curriculum. This way we maximize our time together and you get the most out of each session.


Sewing lessons when you want with discounts for multiple people.

Number of Students
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$40 / hour / person

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About the Instructor

Vanessa has over 18 years of experience teaching adults and children. In addition to offering sewing classes and lessons she is an instructor in the Fashion Design Program at Austin Community College. Previously, Vanessa was an instructor at The Stitch Lab where she taught intro and specialty sewing classes, gave private lessons, hosted parties, and ran summer camps. Beyond sewing she has taught art, yoga and English to children as young as two through high school-aged kids. She has taught adults and kids of all ages and enjoys seeing how everyone applies their newfound sewing skills to express themselves.

Vanessa is a full-time designer and seamstress working with clients on a wide variety of custom, small-scale manufacturing and consulting projects that keep her current with the latest sewing trends and technologies. She is also a machine service technician and has expert knowledge on a wide range of sewing machines that she shares with students on how to properly use and maintain their sewing machine.


Personalized Lessons

Our online classes are scheduled when you want. Submit the form below, and we'll get back to you with our availability and next steps. Please also feel free to contact us with any questions.

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What are your sewing goals?
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