Beginner Sewing Lessons

All how-to videos are shown in real-time, step by step, making every technique easily doable. Learn sewing trade basics and terminology from the Manual.  Take a look at our sample videos or try our 14-Day Trial for just $14!

Lessons for Every Sewer!
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Want to just learn how to master the ‘dreaded zipper!‘? Or how to shorten the drapes you purchased for your home?  Maybe you know how to perform a few clothing alterations but want to upgrade your technique to increase speed and efficiency.  Learn just what you want by accessing individual modules or select course packages!

Earn living sewing!

Learn to alter and repair readymade clothes and your skills will be in high demand!  Lessons are perfect for the stay-at-home mom looking to earn extra money, young people seeking a trade to begin a career, beginner to experienced sewers wanting to expand their skill set! Begin learning now with our course packages or individual modules!

Your New Sewing Career Starts Here

North America desperately needs skilled sewers who can alter, repair, and improve the fit of all types of ready-made clothing, from jeans to Prom dresses. This field of sewing is a skill in high demand!

At JSA, we teach you the skills used by professional Alterations Specialists in the comfort of your own home.

Every Jackson Sewing Academy online master sewing, and tailoring course includes:

All Jackson Sewing Academy courses are designed and presented by Master Alterations Specialist April Jackson. In her exclusive videos, April shares with you, step by step, how to make each alteration or repair. She also shares with you the tips and tricks she has acquired over 30 years in the trade, so you can complete each job quickly and professionally.


Sample Lessons with April

Want to try before you buy? View our sample video lessons right here, right now. Discover the depth of detail and clarity of information as April demonstrates easy to follow skills in real time on real garments, start to finish.


Jean Zipper Replacement (12:53)

Euro Jean Hem (16:06)

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