Simply Elegant- Sewing with Michele

Atlanta, GA

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

Sewing with Michele classes are conducted in store at the Hobby Lobby located on Ashford Dunwoody, in the Perimeter Village. Michele believes in working with her student one on one. No one is pressured in the classroom or given a project for your. Students select their first projects. Projects are class level appropriate. However, we realize students potentials and assist students to reach their maximum potentials and exceed them if the desire is there. Sewing classes beginning with Sewing Machines Techniques, Basic 101 and 102 classes for beginner. For more advanced students, Intermediate and Advance Sewing. Project Runway and Tailoring classes are available as well. Specialty classes are offered as well, such as Custom Window Treatments, Pillows, Zipper installation, Applique, Embroidery, Pin Tucking, Smocking, Alterations, and Design Classes. Class fee are vary depending on the skill level. Placement test maybe required for advance and intermediate students. Beginning in July Event planning workshops will be conducted once a month on Saturday half day.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Sewing is a process which develops a life time skill. It can be very lucrative or self rewarding. Why pay a 100.00 for an item when you can make for three fourths of the cost? In 1998 I had a tragic event to occur and I had to give up my Corporate position. I went from from six figures to no figures. I realized I had too earn income. I started a sewing business a year later designing and making custom drapes and interior decorating. Custom drapes alone brought in 5000.00 per room. I did not develop the skills over night; they were dormant skills that I already had and brought them to life. Every window in my home is custom including the bathroom. I make Prom and specialty dresses for my grand daughter. Upholster my furniture, faux paint my walls and much more. When visitor come over; I am always asked what designer did I use. Sewing is a passion and a money maker for me. I love sharing my skills to assist others in developing their and making their dreams come true
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Location

Atlanta, GA 30338

Years in business

8

Number of employees

8

Times hired on Thumbtack

9

Reviews

1 Reviews
  • Wilson M. Jan 23, 2016
    Sewing Lessons
    Verified Review
    we signed up for lessons with Michelle. My daughter is having so much fun!

Q&A

What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Pricing is bases on the class that is taken. You may purchase a packet or fix prices sessions.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
My approach to working with new customers is making them feel comfortable and ease the tension. Most students are intimidated by sewing machines. Once they get pass this I develop a personal profile and plan for sewing class.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Project coordinator of renovations, selecting materials, supplies and schematics and designs
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Born into the environment. Grew up working in the family business.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Student beginning the age of 12 through 65 years of age.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
If you are l looking for experience and guaranteed satisfactions, give us opportunity to work with you. My expertise cross multiple line.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Am I truly interested enough to make this commitment because sewing is a process and life time skill. of sewing. -