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12 Pro Tips
for sewing beginners

Save yourself time and nerves sewing with this practical little helper!
It’s 100% free and jam-packed with expert advice from Stefan Wimmer, the mastermind behind Tailor Academy.

Fill out the form and start sewing like a pro:

A limited, free offer from the Schneider Academy

What You Will Sew

“At the Tailor Academy, we focus on practicality and place great emphasis on not only sharing our knowledge but also working on beautiful garments from the first hour that you will enjoy wearing.”

52 Units:

Each learning module results in a finished garment:

From dresses and skirts to jackets and evening wear, as well as professional men’s clothing and high-fashion.

Basic Course

Three enjoyable and instructive projects with step-by-step instructions.





8 Units
$ 279 $568
  • 8 Units Total
  • all from Basic
  • + incl. "Fabric Knowledge" ($49)
  • 6 weeks money-back guarantee


26 Units
$ 897 $ 1 666
  • 26 Units Total
  • all from Basic
  • all from Advanced
  • + incl. "Cut & Fitting I" ($99)
  • + incl. "Cut & Fitting II" ($99)
  • 6 weeks money-back guarantee


52 Units
$ 1797 $ 3064
  • 52 Units Total
  • all from Basic
  • all from Advanced
  • all from Professional
  • + incl. "Cut & Fitting III" ($99)
  • 6 weeks money-back guarantee

Unit by Unit

$49,90 $39,70 per unit

Enjoy the flexibility of paying per unit, for as long as you wish.
Same course. Same certificates.

Cancel anytime, no notice period required.

Limited Time Special Price!

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Every 14 days you get a new unit, starting with the first immediately after purchase. The course includes a total of 52 practice-oriented, expert-led video tutorials complete with step-by-step instructions. Premium sewing patterns in all sizes worth over $ 9,700 are included to download for free.

This masterclass is suitable for beginners as well as advanced users. From the very beginning, participants will create wearable pieces that increase in difficulty with every unit. In the videos, they follow detailed instructions from Stefan Wimmer as he creates every piece step by step. 

The units come complete with background knowledge, material lists, and important tips and tricks for clean and effective working. 

Tailor Academy | Wimmer schneidert

dressmaking expertise since 1741

As a ninth generation tailor, Stefan Wimmer is the current head of  Wimmer schneidert, a venerable tailoring company known for its high quality custom clothing and excellence in vocational training. The Austrian “Apprentice of the Year” award and title of National Champion regularly go to students of Wimmer schneidert. With the Tailor Academy online course, Stefan Wimmer makes his knowledge available to the world.

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Our Apprentices' Successes


“”Practice makes perfect. And of course the many expert tips help.”
Vinzenz W.

Apprentice of the year award for the team of Wimmer schneidert
1st place Apprentice Competition

We and the entire company congratulate our son Vinzenz Wimmer (10th generation) on 1st place in the national apprentice competition as well as on his excellent success in the final certificate.

The Wimmer schneidert team celebrating apprentice's success
Excellent success

Theresa Leitner has successfully passed the journeyman’s exams for women’s and men’s dressmakers and received an award for her achievements. The entire Wimmer schneidert team commends her for this great success!


“Thanks for the great training!”
Theresa L.


“With a practice-oriented training you have a clear advantage when the craft is evaluated”
Lisa R.

Award ceremony for SkillsAustria success
State Champion

Lisa Rasser was named national champion at the AustrianSkills competition 2018! AustrianSkills is a challenging multi-day event where participants have to prove their skills and dexterity. The entire Wimmer team is proud of our winner!

Apprentice of the year award ceremony
Apprentice Of The Year

Leonhard was named apprentice of the year, seen here at the award ceremony with Governor Wilfred Haslauer and WKS Vice President Peter Genser. He is now a women’s dressmaker, a men’s dressmaker and a “Säckler” (a maker of leather clothing).


“Thank you for introducing me to tailoring.”
Leonhard W.


“I really learned a lot. Thanks for the training!”
Gregor Q.

Success for Wimmer schneidert apprentices in tailoring competition
Two excellent successes

Two excellent successes in the final apprenticeship exams for Michaela and Gregor in 2020. The entire Wimmer team is doubly proud of their excellent performances!

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Element 8

12 Pro Tips For Sewing Beginners

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