Welcome to Hipstitch Academy

Everything you need to teach others to sew!


Whether you want to learn how to teach kids (or adults) to sew, want to start a business teaching sewing, or want to boost your existing business teaching sewing, then you've come to the right place!

I have made a career out of my love of sewing and teaching, and I can help you do the same!

You'll find everything you need here to start and grow a successful business teaching others to sew!


  • Scale your business
  • Teach Summer Camps
  • Sewing Retreats & Mobile Classes 
  • Email Marketing
  • Website Improvements
  • Promoting Classes Locally
  • Product Reviews
  • Sewing Machines
  • Must-Have Gear for Teaching

My Experience

HUNDREDS

Of Students

My instructors and I have taught hundreds of students over the past several years.  We also have many students who have been coming to camps and classes for years!

60+

Lesson Plans Available

All of our sewing class lesson plans are tried and true, tested in our own studio before making their way here for you to use in teaching your own sewing classes.

14+

Years of Experience

I built my own sewing studio over many years and many ups and downs, and I'm so glad I can share those lessons with people like you!

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  • New project ideas
  • Teaching sewing discussions
  • pep talks to boot!

Learn in the Hipstitch Blog

Interview with Caitlin Muro
You guys! We have a new interview with a Sewing Boss! And I mean like a BOSS BOSS! Caitlin Muro from[...]
Don’t forget THIS simple technique in your class marketing.
I've been hearing from you quite a bit these days that you need help with marketing. You need help getting[...]
New Kids Curriculum: All Dolled Up
Our latest Kids Sewing Project curriculum are some kids sewing projects we have had kicking around our studio for quite[...]
New Online Training Launching
If you’ve been dreaming of having your very own sewing business, teaching other people of all ages to sew, it[...]
Sewing Programs For Success
Sometimes it can be confusing which classes and terminology to use when you're creating your sewing class schedule. I thought[...]
Business Lesson Two Learned on Vacation (Part 3 of 3)
As you may have already read in Part 1 or in Part 2, for this years post summer camp vacation,[...]