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Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Design, Knitting, Needlework, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Weaving
As a craft teacher in the NYC area for over 6 years, I have worked with individuals, groups and classes of all ages and skill levels. I have a lot of experience working with older adults and people with special needs. Minors must have a supervising adult present. I do not work with groups of young children.
I have studied the history and mastered the skills to make and teach a vast variety of textile techniques. Please see my experience.
Private and group lessons or classes are provided in locations around the NYC area, in my space or via webcam. I charge by the hour, not by the person. You are welcome to share your lessons with others to divide the cost. My focus is on providing an entertaining, relaxing and enjoyable experience as you learn a leisure time activity. I am extremely patient and detail oriented. When you let me know what you would like to learn or make, I will guide you through everything from selecting materials to fine tuning your technique. Take a lesson with me to find out why my students love me.
For creative people and makers, crafting is like going to the gym. You will find great fulfillment and a sense of accomplishment if you set aside time on a regular basis to nurture this very important part of what makes you who you are. Think of me like a personal trainer. I will encourage and inspire you while you develop your skills and express yourself through a variety of physical media.
*** Lesson Details ***
Please let me know what you would like to learn or make before your lesson so that we may be fully prepared with any materials, tools, equipment, books or handouts.
Minimum duration for in-person lessons is 90 minutes. A surcharge may be added for travel outside of areas accessible by one MTA fare or expected travel time exceeding 90 minutes.
Minimum duration for lessons via webcam is 30 minutes.
*** Studio Equipment ***
Knitting machine-bulky gauge
Ironing board and Iron
and other miscellaneous craft tools, equipment and supplies.
*** Travel Equipment ***
Knitting needles, crochet hooks, stitch holders, scissors, knitting looms, glue guns, darning needles, sewing needles and thread and other miscellaneous crafting tools and supplies. I will travel with my sewing machine if cab fare is provided in both directions.
*** Specialties ***
Textile based crafts including crochet, knitting, embroidery, sewing, patchwork, plastic canvas, needlepoint, counted cross stitch, bobbin lace, historic textile and costume conservation and storage, and more.
I also love to research and develop craft projects for classes or master techniques students would like to learn.
ACT, ACT English, ACT Reading, American Government, American History, American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Art History, Baking, Basic Math, Climbing, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Desserts, Elementary Math, English Literature, Essay Writing, European History, History, Knitting, Literature, Painting, Poetry, Quilting, Reading, Rock Climbing, Sewing, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spelling, Study Skills, Swimming, Tennis, Vocabulary, World History, Writing
Hi, there! My name is Johnnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students accomplish their goals. I went to Agnes Scott College and earned a degree in Literature/Creative Writing in 2014. I'm a sweet and hard-working person, and my teaching style varies depending the age and level of the pupil. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, Canoeing, Creative Writing, Embroidery, English Literature, Essay Writing, Gardening, GED Test Prep, Grammar, Humanities, Kayaking, Knitting, Language, Literature, Photography, Poetry, PSAT, Public Speaking, Quilting, Reading, SAT, Sewing, Spanish, Spelling, Study Skills, Test Prep, Vocabulary, Writing
Hi, my name is Kelly (or Miss G. as my students call me) and I've been teaching all sorts of lessons in and out of the classroom for the past almost 15 years. I'm a jack-of-all-trades when it comes right down to it, with experience that ranges widely from teaching horseback riding, knitting, beekeeping, and gardening all the way up through being a high school and middle school teacher who has taught English and Earth Science. I love learning and so am always picking up new skills that I'd love to share with you or your child!
PS - I am annually background checked by the school district I teach in as well as by the Girl Scouts and Teach for America, so although I do not have the background check seal on my profile, I can provide proof that I'm thoroughly background checked.
Acrobatics, Aerial Tissue Silks, Belly Dancing, Cheerleading, Flexibility Training, Gymnastics, Knitting, Meditation, Painting, Pilates, Quilting, Sculpture, Sewing, Strength and Conditioning, Stretching, Tumbling, Yoga
I have a dance and yoga background with a strong circus and gymnastics influence. I'm certified through Corepower for my 200 hour Vinyasa and through Om Factory Flight School for my Aerial yoga Certification.
I have been coaching and training with Cirque du Soleil's outreach program, Cirque du Monde for almost 10 years. I specialize in aerial acrobatics, hand to hand, tumbling and creative movement.
I have taught all over the world and to children and adults of all ages. I love my yoga practice and aerial training is an amazing fitness routine for everyone. please feel free to contact me in your chosen field with any questions you my have about the program.
Have a lovely day!
ACT, ACT English, ACT Reading, American History, American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP U.S. History, AP World History, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Crocheting, Embroidery, English Literature, Essay Writing, European History, Grammar, GRE, History, Humanities, Knitting, Literature, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Needlework, PSAT, Quilting, SAT, Sewing, Social Studies, Vocabulary, Weaving, World History, Writing
I'm a Harvard graduate with a Liberal Arts degree. I've been teaching high school and college students since I was a high school student myself, many years ago. Current and prior students have attended the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, Princeton, and other prestigious schools.
All that highbrow stuff aside, I am a low key, fun teacher who helps make the material relatable- it's much more fun to think of Louis XIV as a spoiled Hollywood-style rich kid than as the king of France.
Art History, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing
My name is Kat and i'm really looking forward to learning something fun with you! I consider myself a wannabe Glass Artist. I am currently working on a dinosaur quilt- completely done out of fused glass screen printed with glass powders.
I did not study Education at school, but for nearly two years i have been teaching glass fusing and basic sewing (ages 5-93) at a great art facility (no longer in business). I have been providing private lessons since September 2014.
I have a BA in Art History from CU Boulder and a Masters in Art Museum and Gallery Studies from Newcastle University. I grew up sewing, learned to knit just over 10 years ago, and got into quilting about 4 years ago (when i got my own machine and could stop borrowing my moms.) My first experience with glass was 6 years ago and I've been hooked ever since!
I consider myself a patient, fun, and encouraging instructor. I like to cater each lesson to your individual desires and ability while being fun and challenging. Sometimes you gotta go back to basics but i try to do so in a way that encourages and exemplifies growth.
I hope to work with you and help you reach your artistic goals, the grander the better!!
"Steven is very professional and extremely helpful. He always has a smile on and is serious about helping you phrase the music. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
"It's been really exciting so far! Jordan has been so helpful, so knowledgeable. I could not have found a better instructor and I'm getting better and better every day."
"My daughter's wedding was weeks away and I had never been able to dance a step. With Jenny's help, I came further than ever before in such short time in any subject."