Ongoing: Sewing Instructors (Adults)

Please email your resume to and tell us why you'd be a good fit for our team!

Cut & Sew is seeking enthusiastic and encouraging Sewing Instructors for Adults with advanced sewing skills to teach sewing classes and workshops for adults.  Possible topics include Beginning Sewing, Quilting, Garment Sewing, etc. 

Pay: Starts at $20/hr
Hiring is ongoing.

Applicant Must

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be an experienced sewist with excellent teaching skills
  • Be able to follow given curriculum and/or plan age- & skill-appropriate sewing projects
  • Be able to provide a detailed list of supplies needed to teach each class within a budget and in a timely manner
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have teaching experience (required)

Days, times and teaching hours of the week and weekend will vary (but will be scheduled well in advance)

Skills and Competencies

  • Highly experienced in your medium/craft AND be able to effectively teach others about it
  • Strong focus on shop safety
  • Personable and positive
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Flexible and organized

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
One of more years of post educational experience working with sewing and/or fabric art is preferred but not required.  A degree is preferred but also not required.  Teaching experience is required (not limited to traditional classroom teaching).

Conditions of Employment

  • PA background checks required for teaching children's classes/workshops (Cost of background checks can be reimbursed upon hiring if they are a financial burden)
  • Satisfactory reference checks (2) required prior to employment
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required for all instructors
  • Cut & Sew PHL is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as needed


  • Employee discount in retail shop
  • Discounted rate for Studio Time (including longarm!)

Please email your resume to and tell us why you'd be a good fit for our team!