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

Own Your Cancellation Policies
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Should You Teach Private Sewing Lessons?
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Start Planning Sewing Camp Now
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2020 Biz Goal Planning
I’m guessing you’re here either watching this class live with me or watching the video later  because you have some[...]
Plan Your January Social Media Now
We’re going to be talking about a bunch of different things in this video post, but they all are going[...]
Fashion Lab NY Sewing Studio Tour
You know how much we LOVE to get to see in the insides of other peoples sewing studios. Don't you?[...]