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Lisa G.

Milwaukee, WI

$45/hr

I can teach you to be Sew Cre8ive!

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I can teach you to be Sew Cre8ive!

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I am Lisa and I am SewCre8ive! I teach sewing of all types: Garment, Home Dec, Quilting, Machine skills, Special Interest Items and Techniques, etc.
I have been sewing since I was 6 years old. Sewing is my passion and my business and I love to teach Sewists of all ages these wonderful skills so they, too, can Cre8!
I have my degree in Fashion Design from Mount Mary College. I worked in the Clothing Industry at Florence Eiseman, Artcraft Industries for commercial upholstery, and a few other small businesses. I ran my own business specializing in Custom Bridal, Eveningwear, Pageant Gowns and Irish Dance costumes.
I teach many classes specifically to help students learn to sew and use their sewing machine and attachments by cre8ing fun and interesting projects to develop skills.

Sew what can you learn from me?? Almost anything you would like as long as it involves fabric!

Garment Sewing-basics of fabric choices, using patterns, zippers, finishing details, etc. More advanced Sewists can learn couture fitting methods, pattern modification, finer finishing details, and the how-to's of tricky fabrics. Making a Bridal, Evening dress, or special event garment or Costume? I can teach you the skills needed to make it look Fabulous!

Home Dec-measuring correctly and why it's important, how to make window treatments to enhance your home, skills for upholstery for any piece of furniture, pillows and accessory items.

Quilting-Color blending and learning to see "outside the block" to cre8 basic to highly detailed designs. How to take traditional techniques and add your own Cre8tivity. Finishing and display techniques, using your machine to make it fun and easy.

Machine Skills-New machine or old, I can help you use it! Learn to use all the stitches and all the feet/attachments to make your sewing fast and fun. Also learn new uses for old feet.

Special Interest Items and Techniques-Purses, hats, doll clothes, children's wear, Felting, Embroidery, Bobbin Work, etc

Let me teach you skills you will have forever and bring out YOUR Cre8ive side!

Sports/Recreation:
Needlework,
Sewing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Needlework

I create using various types of needlework techniques such as crewel, beadwork, and embroidery in new and updated ways often in combination with other techniques.

I love doing Needle felting by hand and machine in garments as a way to 'paint' with fiber, and in home dec and accessories for a new twist in the art of needlework.

I teach needlework along with color and texture skills-training the eye to see how object such as beads, crystals and hardware can combine with sewing skills to create something to reflect the student's unique style.

I focus on the interests of the student while expanding the student's vision and cre8tivity to see art and the world in a new light!

Sewing

I have been sewing since I was 6 years old and started sewing for others when I was about 17 and graduated with a degree in Fashion design from Mount Mary College. I have been sewing professionally for about 36 years specializing in Custom bridal, evening and special event/costumes for my own business and worked in the textile industry for clothing and upholstery. I teach beginning sewing to couture techniques, quilting, sewing machine skills, home dec, and special interest items, almost anything that involves fabric! I focus on the project the student wants to learn while teaching the skills that will allow the student to Cre8 with confidence for future projects.

Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI
Fashion design

Education

Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI (Fashion design)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lisa will travel within 25 miles of Milwaukee, WI 53219.


About Lisa

I am Lisa and I am SewCre8ive! I teach sewing of all types: Garment, Home Dec, Quilting, Machine skills, Special Interest Items and Techniques, etc.
I have been sewing since I was 6 years old. Sewing is my passion and my business and I love to teach Sewists of all ages these wonderful skills so they, too, can Cre8!
I have my degree in Fashion Design from Mount Mary College. I worked in the Clothing Industry at Florence Eiseman, Artcraft Industries for commercial upholstery, and a few other small businesses. I ran my own business specializing in Custom Bridal, Eveningwear, Pageant Gowns and Irish Dance costumes.
I teach many classes specifically to help students learn to sew and use their sewing machine and attachments by cre8ing fun and interesting projects to develop skills.

Sew what can you learn from me?? Almost anything you would like as long as it involves fabric!

Garment Sewing-basics of fabric choices, using patterns, zippers, finishing details, etc. More advanced Sewists can learn couture fitting methods, pattern modification, finer finishing details, and the how-to's of tricky fabrics. Making a Bridal, Evening dress, or special event garment or Costume? I can teach you the skills needed to make it look Fabulous!

Home Dec-measuring correctly and why it's important, how to make window treatments to enhance your home, skills for upholstery for any piece of furniture, pillows and accessory items.

Quilting-Color blending and learning to see "outside the block" to cre8 basic to highly detailed designs. How to take traditional techniques and add your own Cre8tivity. Finishing and display techniques, using your machine to make it fun and easy.

Machine Skills-New machine or old, I can help you use it! Learn to use all the stitches and all the feet/attachments to make your sewing fast and fun. Also learn new uses for old feet.

Special Interest Items and Techniques-Purses, hats, doll clothes, children's wear, Felting, Embroidery, Bobbin Work, etc

Let me teach you skills you will have forever and bring out YOUR Cre8ive side!

Education

Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI
Fashion design

Education

Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI (Fashion design)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Milwaukee, WI 53219

Lisa’s Subjects

Sports/Recreation:
Needlework,
Sewing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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