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GROUP LESSONS or LECTURES at your location

Do you have a group interested in any of the many classes offered at the Sewing And Design School but live too far away for all of you to travel? Ryliss will travel to teach sewing and alteration lessons.

This must be arranged and all fees agreed upon.  A deposit of $50.00 will be accepted and 100% refundable if a contract is not agreed to with 30 days of receiving the deposit.

Teaching charges
1-11 people  - 3 hours      $750
                    all day        $1200

12-20 people - 3 hours    $900
                   all day       $1500

Kits will be available for students to purchase if applicable.

Lectures with handouts
1-40 people - per hour $200
all Day $1300
41-100 people - per hour $300
all Day $1800

Additional Costs:
Out of area=
Airfare, hotel and car rental costs if applicable

Local area-
Within 50 miles, no charge
51 miles - and more $.75 a mile

Please email Ryliss at to discuss this arrangement.
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginner and Beyond
Materials Included:
This is a $50.00 deposit. The balance is due at the conclusion of the teaching day.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home décor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 and #sewapril2018.. She may be contacted at

GROUP LESSONS or LECTURES at your location

$ 50.00
The exact amount of time and number of people will determine the total cost. Balance due the day of the event.
Thu, Nov 9, 2023 at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
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