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Lessons offered by Alina
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Fashion Design
  • Sewing
  • Sewing machine
Levels
  • All Levels

Fashion designer and entrepreneur tutors and analyzes portfolios for students in Toronto.

Methodology

My teaching methods are focused on the real world. I prepare you for what you can expect in the field you're studying. We will relate real life skills to the topics you're studying so that you can be successful. We will also explore your creativity through these topics.

Background

I am the founder and owner of a small costuming business, with experience in fashion, media arts, visual arts and marketing. I use ASL daily and know French as well. I previously worked as a teacher at a private school.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $7
Rate for online lessons : $ 20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $160
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $300
Lessons offered by Alina
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Fashion Design
  • Sewing
  • Sewing machine
Levels
  • All Levels

Alina's Resume

Work Experience:

Private High School Teacher North York, Ontario
ULA University Learning Academy Sept. 2017 – June 2018

• Delivered lesson plans in accordance to the Ontario Curriculum
• Adapted and developed lesson plans, lessons and curriculum for grade 9 French, grade 11/12 Visual Arts, grade 11/12 Media Arts and grade 12 World of Fashion classes.
• Planned the start of multiple clubs for the Sept. 2018 school term
• Average passing rate of 79%
• Created a safe space for students

Founder/Owner Toronto, Ontario
Rêve 2014 - 2018
• Online business focused on mostly on custom costume work, specializing in accurate detailing and handwork
• Responsible for designing, pattern drafting and sewing costumes
• Conducted billing, budgeting and finding contracts
• Maintains active social media presence across multiple platforms
• Customer Service- maintains a 5/5 star rating on both Etsy and Facebook business pages

Volunteer Instructor Etobicoke, Ontario
Martingrove Collegiate Institute 2011-2013

• Taught the fashion club designers to sketch, pattern draft, construct clothing and fit models
• Coached models in choreography
• Organized the December fashion show
• Trained supporting members in backstage management skills and accounting

Education:


Entrepreneurial Studies Program
Humber College, Etobicoke 2014 - 2017
• Studied accounting, marketing, starting a business, HR, business law, management

Fashion Design and Construction Program
Coco Fashion Design Institute , Toronto 2012 - 2014
• Studied textiles, sketching and design, pattern drafting, garment construction

Fashion Design Program
Academy of Design – RCC Institute of Technology, Toronto 2011 – 2012
• Studied fashion terminology, textiles, sketching, design for target markets, pattern drafting, garment construction, computer skills

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