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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.
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.
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 ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00
Cancellation: 1 hour notice required
2 hour min billed at hourly rate.
Ken will travel within 30 miles of Bladensburg, MD 20710.
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