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Peggy E.

Creative Colorful Crafty Tutor can teach you so many things!

Devon, PA (19333)

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I have led a super creative life: and have taught many people.

I started a childrenswear design company, Hartstrings, and grew it to many millions, then sold it! I can teach entrepreneurship: how to start and run a successful business. I can also teach management skills and study skills. I can teach project management.

I was the president/head designer, I can teach you how to design clothing, houses, furniture, really any consumer type item.

I have many years of experience designing all kinds of knitwear: can teach knitting, crocheting, all kinds of hand embroidery, other crafts such as jewelry making, decoupage, faux painting, etc.

I can teach sewing: machine and hand sewing, patternmaking, slipcovering, drapes, and clothing constuction.

I can teach interior design as well.

Thank you for your consideration.

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Peggy’s subjects

Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:

Career Development

I can teach entrepreneurship,and advise people who are thinking of starting their own business. I started my own business in my home, and turned it into a multi million dollar business before selling it.

I can also offer career development to people interested in getting into the design field. Once again, I had many years of experience in that area through my company, and previous places I worked.


I can teach needlepoint, different kinds of stitches, yarns, effects, plus needlepoint design.

I can teach crewelwork, hand applique, all kinds of tailoring stitches, decorative embroidery stitches in all kinds of mediums, including incorporating beading and other 3d items.

I can teach monograming, quilting.


My sewing career started at age 6, when I made a pleated wool skirt. I won a National Singer Sewing contest in high school, then I went on to take many sewing, patternmaking, other art courses at Cornell University where I majored in apparel design. I owned a children's wear design and manufacturing company for 28 years, where I learned something new every day!

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Peggy makes it fun! Our daughter loves to sew with Peggy! We are so pleased to have found an expert tutor with such a warmth and enthusiasm for the craft of sewing. From their initial session, our daughter has produced finished items of which she could be proud. Peggy is teaching our daughter wonderful life lessons - creativity, diligence and a can-do mindset. ...

— Noel from Devon, PA on 7/29/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I will adjust my hourly rate for groups from 2-4. I also have special pricing for multiple hour lessons.

Travel policy

Peggy will travel within 5 miles of Devon, PA 19333.

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