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Jen T.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
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Jen T.

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From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

maria J.

4 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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maria J.

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I am a fashion and accessories designer living in Oakland, CA. My company has been in business for 8 years.

I am a trained patternmaker; I graduated from the Louise Salinger Academy of Fashion with an associate degree in pattern making in 1997.

I have worked in the fashion industry since then. Vintage clothing is my obsession and I love to be able to design and sew clothing.
I have taught intensive sewing camps to girls and found it so rewarding.

I would love to share my skills and knowledge to budding fashion designers, crafters, and to those who want to learn how to sew!

About maria

Hello! My name is Maria and I love fashion! I have been in the clothing and fashion industry for 20 years. My knowledge of sewing and construction is vast. I have taught since 2010 and love sharing my skills with students who have an interest in sewing and/or fashion. A little bit about my e

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Sophie
Maria was so helpful! She was able to teach me the basics of my sewing machine even though she had not used that type before. I could tell just by talking to her how knowledgeable and passionate she is about her craft. I plan to definitely have more lessons with her in the future. Thanks again! :)
Courtney
Maria is a fantastic pattern maker and sewing teacher! She was able to make a pattern out of my existing garment without taking it apart and walked me through all the steps of re-creating the item. Not only is she very knowledgable, she is also a great teacher and was able to explain things to me so I could retain them and practice on my own. I was completely new to sewing and she patiently answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable with the different stitches. She also taught me how to setup and use my new sewing machine! Maria is a very down to earth and easy going person; it was really fun chatting during our lessons. I will definitely be back for more lessons!
Julia
Maria was a very thoughtful and thorough instructor. I would definitely take another class with her!
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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Cupertino, CA
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
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Let’s learn to make different types of Paper flowers, various types of fans, bags, greeting cards, many more things

About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

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Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!
Ganesh
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.

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Maria R.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Maria R.

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I am an experienced Crochet teacher and am certified to teach crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of crocheting as a fiber art that provides stress relief, is a creative outlet, and provides a sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy teaching others to crochet and have enjoyed 15 years of helping new crafter's confidence soar and creativity grow while teaching crochet in various venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties including Pasadena City College, Monrovia Adult School, the City of Santa Fe Springs, City of Glendale, City of Orange and City of Whittier.

Since 2004 I’ve taught hundreds of people the craft of crochet. While developing a well-organized teaching approach, creating effective lesson plans and fun methods of teaching basic to advanced techniques and sharpening my ability to tailor my teaching skills to fit the needs of all students I’ve learned that there’s no wrong way to ...

About Maria

I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting and crochet as fiber arts that provide stres

Ken M.

1 Review
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Starting at $51
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ken M.

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I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and teaching for the last ten years. I currently direct 2 duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va. Senior Center.

About Ken

I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and the last 10 as a duplicate bridge player. I currently direct two duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va Senior Center. I also teach duplicate bridge skills and strategy.

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Debbe S.
Very methodical and a great listener
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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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Janai Gumbs
Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her.
Wynndi D.
Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks.
Cynfi Shaw
Great Lesson! So patient and informative

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"Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable."
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"Erin is a very gentle, warm, easy-going instructor which is a welcome change for me as someone who is used to harsher, more pushy teachers (they have their benefits too). Though she is gentle, she remains focused on the task at hand with me during lessons. She also communicates with me throughout the week in email if I have questions. She is willing to work at my pace and teach me patterns for items I'm interested in. I wish her camera had slightly better quality with focus do I could see her fingers and the individual.yarns she's touching with greater clarity. I really like working with Erin (I think we have had around 5 lessons so far) and intend to continue for a while. She's giving me a great support system and basis for crochet ability. I basically knew nothing about crochet before starting with her."
Julia
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"It was really interesting to learn all of the new moves but it was kind of dark, wish there was more lighting"
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"I re-upped more lessons with Mya! Always encouraging, friendly, patient and very knowledgeable. Anyone will only want to continue whatever craft she is teaching! Looking forward to learning more from Mya! :-)"
Joan
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