Artisan Sewing And Fashion Academy

Artisan Sewing And Fashion Academy

5.0 (1)
2 hires on
1 employee
7 years in business

About this pro

We teach skills, not just projects.  Learn "0-60" in intro to sewing on your machine or ours. Gain confidence in just one lesson.  Learn garment sewing, understanding patterns, and much more!

I have been teaching sewing for over 10 years and at Artisan for over 5. My background is Costume Design and Construction for the theater and I have worked in professional theater, alterations, custom bridal and children's wear. 

I love teaching all skill levels and ages 9- adults. Seeing you achieve your creative goals is the most important thing at Artisan Sewing and Fashion Academy. You will learn the skills you want; from simple alterations to custom pattern making, we can help you gain these skills and produce the project of your dreams.

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Boyds, MD 20841
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  • Rosanna Gabriel

    Instructor is very dedicated and detailed most of all very patient, she makes sure that I understand each and everything I was taught I would recommend her any day, Mrs Beth have the best personality Excellent teacher

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We find out what makes you want to learn to sew, what your goals are and any experience you have. Then we teach you from "0-60" no knowlege to sewer! Threading machine. Sewing terms. Processes and techniques. And we build skills.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have sewn professionally for over 30 years. I am a certified sewing instructor from the Sewing Alliance. I have a BA in costume design and construction and have worked in professional theater. I have done all kinds of sewing including alterations and custom bridal and formalwear as well as children's clothing. I have been teaching sewing since 2011.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Private lessons are $85 for two hours

Kids Classes are $200 for 4 sessions of 1.5 hrs 

Teen/Adult classes are $300 for 4 sessions of 2 hrs.

Other classes and workshops vary

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching because a friend suggested I might be good. Then I feel in love with the process and started my bussiness.

What types of students have you worked with?

I work with all ages. I have students who are 8yrs old and I have retired people. And all types of goals and projects; from stuffed animals to table cloths and aprons, to leggings, dresses and tailored jackets.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I absolutely love seeing a student finish a project that challeged them. Because I know they learned and grew. Matching plaid. Making a pattern alteration. Working with a difficult fabric.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

I would hope you would find my shop and fall in love. But mostly, I would hope you find someone you feel you can learn from.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What they hope to make/learn? How much time do they want to invest? Are they willing to take several months to grow in the skill?

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