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Popular Online Sewing Teachers

Diane S.

Byron, MN
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Eowyn D.

New York, NY
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Kim K.

Ridgewood, NY
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Diane S. Byron, MN

Subjects Taught

Choir, Clarinet, Crocheting, Flute, Harp, Knitting, Music Theory, Oboe, Reading, Saxophone, Sewing, Singing, Vocal Training

About Me

My journey in music began when I was around 5 years old and first heard the children's choir sing in church. My mother used to tell me that I would beg her to let me sing in the choir but she would always have to tell me I wasn't old enough. As soon as I was old enough, she enrolled me in church choir and I've been in it ever since.

I have performed with the Rochester symphony orchestra and chorale, Rochester community band, Rochester civic music, church choirs and orchestras, Lake of the Isles community band, and performed Handel's Messiah at Carnegie hall in New York City. I've done some acting and singing in musicals as well.

As I got older, I discovered playing the clarinet was fun but never gave up singing. I just did them both. After becoming proficient on clarinet, I explored flute, oboe, saxophone and lastly, the celtic harp.

My philosophy on teaching is "you are never too old to experience the joy of making music on whatever instrument you choose and I will strive to help you discover your hidden musical talents".

During my 20+ years of teaching, I've had many students perform with local youth orchestras, receive superior ratings in high school music competitions, win concerto competitions, be excepted to perform with the Rochester Symphony Orchestra in their playing with the pros program and go on to college to major or minor in music.

*** Lesson Details ***
Music should be fun and not a chore so I like to really get to know my students and structure their lessons in a way so the student has fun but also feels like they have learned something new or plays or sings something better than they did when they arrived.

I expect a student to schedule time in his/her week to practice since my most successful students excel in their school bands and go on to perform with local youth orchestras and other ensembles. I will remind students that they will get back what they put into it.

Listed below is my expertise level on the instruments I feel comfortable teaching.

Flute: beginner to advanced (all ages)
Clarinet: beginner to advanced (all ages)
Oboe: beginner to intermediate (all ages)
Saxophone: beginner to advanced (all ages)
Singing: beginner to advanced (all ages)
Celtic harp: beginner to intermediate (all ages)
Music theory: beginner to advanced (all ages)
Reading: beginner to advanced (all ages)

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have music, piano, CD player, musical instruments and a music stand available at the studio.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I travel with my instruments and some music but not all. If there is a piece of music at my studio which the student is interested in looking at, I will make arrangements to bring it with me to your next lesson.

Students at home should have an instrument, a good music stand and a quiet area set aside for the lesson. Pets should be kept in an area other than where the lesson will be taught.

*** Specialties ***
Broadway, showtunes, classical, popular, jazz, religious styles

*****Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting*******

I have been sewing, crocheting, knitting and crafting for over 50 years and currently teach sewing classes to 3rd to 6th grade students each summer. Over the past few summers, I've collected over 100 fair ribbons for my sewing, knitting and crocheted creations including four best in show and 3 champion ribbons and 3 plaques. I can teach you to make awesome clothing or accessories for yourself, friends or family members, sewn items for your home, crocheted or knitted blankets, toys, scarves, sweaters, shawls, etc. Children as young as 7 and as old as 99 can be taught to use a sewing machine, knitting needles and crochet hooks.

****Studio and travel equipment*****

includes sewing machine, sewing essentials, knitting needles, crochet hooks, patterns and other essential items needed for sewing, knitting and crocheting.

Eowyn D. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Acting, AP English Literature, Broadway Singing, Choir, Ear Training, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Grammar, Knitting, Literature, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Public Speaking, Sewing, Singing, Speaking Voice, Theater Acting, Vocabulary, Vocal Training, Writing

About Me

I am an opera singer living in NYC; I have a BA in Opera and English and have been studying singing an opera for over 12 years. I can help you find your true voice through a combination of vocal exercises and other exercises as well as songs and aria.

As a tutor of English, Literature, and History I can help increase your knowledge and understanding of the subject matter through different approaches. I am also able to tutor German and Italian language.

Lessons will cover the basics of developing a good technique or foundational knowledge, no matter what your subject as well as including projects that make the lessons interesting for you or your child.

Taking lessons with me will give you a great foundation to build your talents on as well as a passionate advocate for your talent and intelligence.

*** Lesson Details ***
We'll discuss your goals and dreams in your first lesson, but no matter what you want to do my goal is to improve your singing or your knowledge and make you the best you can be.

For voice lessons, you will need a keyboard or piano in your location.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Keyboard
Sheet Music
Music Stand

*** Travel Equipment ***
Sheet music
Music Stand
Piano

*** Specialties ***
Vocal technique, projection, speaking voice, public speaking, confidence building & range development

Kim K. Ridgewood, NY

Subjects Taught

Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Design, Knitting, Needlework, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Weaving

About Me

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 ***
Sewing machine
Knitting machine-bulky gauge
Ironing board and Iron
Cutting mat
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.

Layla M. H.

Reston, VA
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Angela P.

Mesa, AZ
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Kris K.

Aliso Viejo, CA
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Layla M. H. Reston, VA

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Accent Reduction, Acoustic Guitar, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American Government, American History, American Literature, Anthropology, AP English, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Exam Prep, AP Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Belly Dancing, Burlesque, Ceramics, College Admissions, Contemporary Dance, Creative Writing, Czech, Dance, Dance Choreography, Dance Fitness, Discrete Math, Drawing, Drivers Education, Earth Science, Elementary Math, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, European History, Farsi, Flexibility Training, Folkloric Dancing, GED Test Prep, Geometry, Grammar, History, HTML, Humanities, Indian Dance, Jewelry Design, Language, Life Coaching, Linguistics, Linux, Literature, Makeup, Math, Meditation, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Modern Dance, Music Theory, Painting, Philosophy, Photography, Podcasting, Poetry, Poi, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, Psychology, Public Speaking, Reading, Religious Studies, SAT, Science, Skin Care, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Speaking Voice, Speech, Spelling, Stage Performance, Study Skills, Test Prep, Typing, Violin, Visual Basic, Vocabulary, Web Design, World History, Writing, Yoga

About Me

With a Masters in International Relations from NYU and over five years experience at the college and university levels, I am extremely passionate about education and am willing to help any student willing to accept the assistance. I am excited to begin learning with you!

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College professor available to tutor students in a variety of social science disciplines as well as basic math. Also available for music and dance lessons both online and in person.

Angela P. Mesa, AZ

Subjects Taught

Sewing

About Me

I am the owner of WolfChild Designs and am looking to give back and introduce the skill of sewing to others. I have 15 years of sewing experience with all kinds of fabrics and project skill levels.

Kris K. Aliso Viejo, CA

Subjects Taught

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Algebra, Algebra 1, Basic Math, Dance Choreography, Fashion Design, Fashion Stylist, Hip Hop Dance, Japanese, Math, Origami, Piano, Sewing

About Me

I love teaching :)
I am also Fluent in Japanese.

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