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Very knowledgeable, great teacher. Learned so much in just one visit. Highly recommend!!! Thank you Giovanna 👍😊

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My daughter enjoyed her morning very much. Thanks Jenny

I need sewing lessons for my daughter


Amazing experience with Eva! She was very lovely and patient, showed tricks and explained important stuff about sewing 🧵 Thank you Eva 🙏

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She’s very helpful, and detailed , I really benefit from her , she explain everything very well. I would definitely have her again.

Sewing teacher


Mink has a lovely manner and is very patient and professional, I would definitely recommend her.

Sewing and overlooking lessons


Absolutely amazing! My daughter is very happy. Thank you!

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Why book sewing lessons through Airtasker?

Here at Airtasker, it’s easy and convenient to book nearby sewing lessons for anyone interested in creating sewn arts. Learning how to sew is both a valuable skill and a relaxing hobby. You’ll find plenty of private instructors on our platform who can provide you with lessons tailored to your goals.

Enjoy learning with personal sewing instructors who can walk you through each process, step by step at your own pace. If you’re here to level up your existing skills, you can also request the specific topics or techniques you’d like to learn over the next couple of weeks. Don’t worry about the cost! Even with a personal service, you can build your sewing expertise within your budget range.

Just let us know your ideal rate, as well as your schedule when putting up your task. We’ll then connect you to available Taskers who can travel to your place and provide sewing lessons without letting you overspend. Once you’ve found your match, tap to accept the offer, and you’re all set!

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Top Sewing Lessons related questions

Sewing is a relaxing pastime that holds a range of physical and mental benefits. Mastering patterns and how to execute them, either by hand or machine, can help improve your hand-eye coordination. The meditative action of sewing is also very therapeutic. It enables you to focus and remain calm, which is different from sports and other hobbies. And once you’ve seen the results, it brings satisfaction and a boost to your self-confidence!

Hand-stitching is basic knowledge that all sewers should know. It allows you to create small projects like quick adjustments and repairs. The biggest pitfall, however, is that it is time-consuming. Hence the benefit of using a sewing machine. Sewing with automated equipment is undoubtedly faster and more convenient, where you can finish clean seams in just a short time. If speed is your priority, then it’s a no-brainer to use a sewing machine.

Definitely! When taking sewing lessons online, there’s no need to travel or ask an instructor to visit your house. All you need is a spacious desk, a laptop or smartphone, complete tools and equipment, and you’re good to go. The class can be held in real-time, but if you’re conflicted with your schedule or suddenly can’t make it to a session, your Tasker can also send you a recorded video.

It is highly recommended, but we will not require you to do so. If you are planning to sew more frequently, either as a hobby or for profit-earning purposes, it is better to use your machine, set of needles, measuring tools, and pattern guides so you can start getting more familiar with them. In case you don’t have them yet, you can hire a Tasker who can lend their tools and equipment or perhaps purchase the supplies on your behalf.

It depends on your learning pace and the type of sewing you want to pursue. But there’s no need to worry since stitching is a relatively easy task that you can quickly learn and master. Give it at least one to two weeks, and you will feel more comfortable holding the thread and needles. Practice more frequently, and you can be sewing like a pro in just a couple of weeks!

For your lessons, most Taskers can provide lessons on how to troubleshoot sewing machines. They can show you how to fix minor problems like bent needles, thread easily breaking, skipping stitches, or inconsistent bobbin tensions. Usually, you only need to change the pins or clean the machine. But in case of bigger issues beyond minor troubleshooting, you can also get someone to repair your sewing machine via our platform.

What do sewing lessons include?

Sewing lessons near you may include a range of sewing practices, either using hands or a machine. Whether you want to learn hoalw to make a dress or sew crafts like totes or pillows, basic sewing lessons for beginners can help you gain confidence with a needle and thread.

Don’t be scared of making mistakes! We can also help you find someone who can alter your project and make sure that they match your measurements. Here are some sewing lessons to consider for your next booking:

Beginner sewing lessons

Most hand sewing and sewing machine lessons near you focus on introducing sewing fundamentals that every beginner should know. It includes skill-building practices combined with discussions to help you understand sewing equipment and tools, basic sewing patterns, and measurements. Expect to learn a couple of stitching methods and techniques, fabric marking and cutting, sewing and finishing a seam, and more. If possible, it may be best to learn one skill at a time to avoid feeling overwhelmed with the task. Select a simple project, perhaps a pillow or pouch, and then start your hobby craft sewing lessons from there. 

Intermediate sewing lessons

If you already have beginner sewing experience, you can also book intermediate sewing lessons to hone your skills further! Let your Tasker know your abilities and shortcomings so that they know where to focus. This course is the perfect opportunity to work on more challenging sewing projects, like dresses and blouses, zipped pants, suits, and more. From your beginner knowledge, you can also learn how to improve and adjust patterns, ensuring a perfect fit. 

Advanced sewing lessons

Those who are up for something more challenging can book advanced sewing lessons! If you have already mastered sewing patterns and stitching processes, this course aims to upskill all your techniques and help you execute a beautiful project that you can maybe sell or gift to your closest friends. Here, expect to deal with more sensitive and robust fabrics like silk, satin, or denim. You can learn how to make collars, welt pockets, pleatings, and also customise your garments! In case you need samples, you may even get bespoke clothing from established tailors near you!

Sewing lessons for kids

On Airtasker, it’s easy to find hand or sewing machine lessons for beginners near you, even for kids! The lessons are adjusted to your child’s age and delivered in a fun and exciting way to keep them engaged. Mainly, they will create handmade gifts and ornaments, like keyrings, mini dolls, bag crafts and more. You can book the lessons during their school break, or you can also schedule regular classes depending on your child’s schedule.

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Teach my teen girl sewing and knitting skills


East Perth WA, Australia

4th Sep 2023

Sewing/knitting teacher required. Prefer you have ABN and police clearance. $50 hour or make an offer.. NDIS providers are welcome. Can be done remotely after a few 1/1 lessons… - Due date: Flexible

Sewing machine lessons


Ashmore QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2023

Ongoing sewing lessons Please teach me how to use my sewing machine So I can help my daughter Maybe a few lessons so I can learn the set up. If she wants to continue having lessons with you that would be good too $35 a lesson / hr - Due date: Flexible

Sewing lessons


Hawthorn VIC, Australia

8th Aug 2023

I want to learn sewing basics on a sewing machine, then progress to learning how to make clothes. Budget is approx $40 an hour. I am open to discussions of what is needed to achieve my goals. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing lessons for 15 Year old Child


Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

1st Aug 2023

Looking for a sewing Tutor for my Daughter . Need to start from begining . - Due date: Flexible

Sewing classes


Bankstown NSW, Australia

21st Jul 2023

Need a female teacher for the sewing classes we're holding every Tuesday from 10am-12pm then from 12pm-2pm. The course goes over a 10 week span. Will be paid $75 an hour. - Due date: Course begins Tuesday, 25 July 2023

Sewing lesson for beginner


Croydon Park NSW 2133, Australia

1st Jul 2023

Hi, looking for an experienced sewing tutor to come to my place once or twice a week in Croydon Park to teach me the basic of sewing and later how to make my own pattern. I have a brother machine, basic tools and some fabrics. In your offer specify your experience and if you have pictures of your creations. Thank you! - Due date: Flexible

Sewing tuition - one on one sessions sewing garments


Regents Park NSW, Australia

6th Jun 2023

I am after someone with a wealth of experience in sewing - someone to teach me how to sew my own garments and garments for others. How to draft my own patterns and use a sewing machine and overlocker. I have both machines. In home teaching preferred. Price is per hourly rate for tuition. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing lessons for my teenager who is keen to learn


Maitland Vale NSW, Australia

25th May 2023

My daughter is keen to learn how to sew. She is getting a sewing machine because she wants to learn but neither of us has any idea. Could anyone help - Due date: Flexible

Sewing garments patterns


Sydney NSW, Australia

6th May 2023

Sewing teacher to educate and help with understanding patterns applying the skills to make garments - Due date: Flexible

Sewing lesson


Edensor Park NSW, Australia

24th Apr 2023

I have a singer stylist 502 machine. Needing professional help learning machine never sew before. Need professional lesson to sew. May be an ongoing lessons till I become confident. - Due date: Flexible

Private Sewing lessons for 11yo girl in Newtown.


Newtown NSW, Australia

21st Apr 2023

Hi I am looking for a sewing teacher for my daughter 11 YO If you are patient and love the art please let me know! 1.5 hours lesson, $90/ Week. Looking forward to hearing from you! Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Sewing lessons


Ashmore QLD, Australia

11th Apr 2023

Sewing lessons for a 9yr old girl She has had lots She really just needs to learn the machine well and gain confidence so she can start doing patterns - Due date: Flexible

Sewing tutorial (for a beginner)


Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

26th Mar 2023

I want to learn to sew! I’ve tried to teach myself for the last year but I think I’ll learn better and quicker if someone can show me how and troubleshoot with me. Happy to do a bigger block of time or a few smaller ones. I work shift work so I am flexible with times but weekday mornings are good. Happy to pay $50+ per hour. Have all the basic sewing equipment. - Due date: Flexible

Teach me sewing


Northgate QLD 4013, Australia

22nd Mar 2023

I am interested in learning how to sew (by hand and machine if possible). I would love to take some in-person classes with someone who can help. I am at beginner level and don't have any equipment as such, but can look to get something if required. Dates are flexible and I can travel based on location.

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Coogee NSW, Australia

13th Mar 2023

Looking to brush up on skills for sewing Am interesting in learning how to hem and make some clothes. Would be interested in regular lessons if possible. Would also be willing to travel if needed!

Sewing lessons


Maroubra NSW, Australia

5th Feb 2023

I am looking for a couple of sewing lessons to give me some more confidence using my brother sewing machine. I am based in Maroubra.

Laila was fantastic! Very patient and calm, explaining how my machine worked. We have already arranged another visit so we can start working on sewing projects together! And how we can involve my 6 year old. Thanks Laila!

Sewing tuition


Boolaroo NSW 2284, Australia

30th Jan 2023

I'm looking for private sewing lessons to learn the basics of sewing. Looking for a local person to provide lessons on a regular basis to help me learn how to sew by hand and how to use my machine . - Due date: Flexible

Sewing teacher


Craigieburn VIC, Australia

28th Jan 2023

Postbed sewing teacher required - Due date: Flexible

Beginners Sewing Lesson


Northcote VIC, Australia

11th Jan 2023

I am after some private sewing lessons. I have some minor beginner skills, but my goal is to be able to make my own clothes. - Due date: Flexible

Sewing and pattern making


Bellambi NSW 2518, Australia

7th Jan 2023

Look for someone with knowledge in sewing and pattern making to help me learn. There is nothing in the Illawarra except online learning, prefer hands on.