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Ken J.

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Bladensburg, MD (20710)

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A background check for Ken was ordered on 10/20/14 and is in pending status. A tutor will have a “pending” status while the background check is processed and/or evaluated. This status covers 3 situations: 1) a background check is being processed, 2) a background check has been completed, but the tutor is reviewing it and has the right to dispute its accuracy or completeness, or 3) the person has a pending arrest/charge or deferred adjudication. Regardless of the reason, if a person has had a pending status for 30 days, he or she will be removed from the website.

Thank you for for reviewing my Wyzant profile; I am a seasoned sewing tutor with over 30 years of experience in the industry. I will teach you basic sewing from scratch utilizing all parts of your Industrial or home machine. You will be taught how to construct a garment from start to finish, using patterns, shears and pining methods.

I have taught numerous students one on one and in a class room environment; you will have a full understanding of basic sewing techniques upon completion of your tutoring. I've attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in NY and the Custom Home furnishing Academy of Charlotte NC.

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Seasoned sewing Instructor of over 30 years of experience; home taught in the early 1970's I began working in the garment production factories in the New York, New Jersey area; were I manufactured coats, blouses, skirts, slacks etc; I travel throughout the area with my clothing line performing fashion shows. In 1984 I attended Fashion Institute of Technology in NY and studied pattern making design; I also attended and taught at Custom Home Furnishing Academy in Charlotte NC since 2009.

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F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Techonology, NY)

I'm set! — In two short hours, Ken took me (a total neophyte) through the basics of my machine's operations and taught me some basic skills to begin sewing a few items that I wanted to work on. I learned to thread my own bobbins; some basic fabric properties; a basic stitch; how to make button holes; how to trim with bias tape (never even knew what it was called!); how to attach D rings; and more. Ken is e ...

— Risa from Silver Spring, MD on 9/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

2 hour min billed at hourly rate.

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Ken will travel within 30 miles of Bladensburg, MD 20710.

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