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Lucy R.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Lucy R.

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Hi! I am excited to teach you to crochet!
I have a variety of projects for different levels we can work on. I use free online patterns or write my own pattern for you. This way unless you already have a pattern in mind, spending money on a pattern for lessons with me is not necessary.
A favorite of mine is to crochet dolls and I love making amigurumi (stuffed toys), which are easier than you would think! We can start from any level, and find the perfect project for you!
I have been crafting for 15 years, I learned from my grandmother, knitting, crochet and sewing. Crochet is by far my favorite, let me show you why!

About Lucy

Hi y'all! I'm so excited to teach you something I love and has changed my life for the better! I am an enthusiastic people person and I am a teacher at heart. I love learning and have found that sharing what I have learned is the best part! I have a lot of hobbies and subjects I teach because of

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Emily
Lucy is one of the most patient and encouraging instructors I've had learning any language! She is knowledgeable in her field and explains ASL concepts in a way that's easy to understand. 10/10 would recommend!

Larianne T.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
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Larianne T.

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I have been crocheting since I was 5, so I have over 20 years of experience. I love to crochet, and I can teach you how to make some of my most popular designs. I can also help with social media management for your crochet business, along with giving tips & tricks to make sales on Etsy and in person at craft shows.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rhiannon P.

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This is perhaps my favorite subject to teach. There are such a variety of things you can do with the most basic of stitches, which students can then build upon depending on their interests. My goal for my students to walk away with a confidence in creating their own designs, with techniques tailored to their specific aesthetic goals.

*No machine embroidery.

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
Shari W.

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Andrew H.

4 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Andrew H.

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I am a passionate chess coach available for instruction of all levels. I have been teaching for over 10 years in many schools and training private students. I have helped establish top chess teams recently including NEST+M, PS33, and Success Academy.

Several of my students achieved highest performance awards - top 100 in the country, two of which are now rated as high as 2300. I have taught an advanced class with chess world champion Magnus Carlsen. I make learning and playing chess enjoyable and fun. I have achieved a Candidate Master title with FIDE and USCF ratings of approximately 2100.

I have a business degree in finance from Bentley University and have worked several years on Wall Street. I enjoy all aspects of risk management and how it combines elements along with chess. I love working with children and have a strong track record of making many strong relationships. You will not find a more dedicated coach. My average student gains 200-800 points in strength quickly! ...

About Andrew

I am a cool, energetic, and savvy instructor with a lot of experience. I've taught thousands of students over the years in schools and individually with a strong track record for gaining positive results. I have even taught a class at a chess camp with World Champion Magnus Carlsen. I am extre

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Lisa S.
Andrew encourages my son to think outside the box .He has excelled not only in his knowledge of how to play the game , but in many aspects of learning . Highly recommend for either beginners , intermediate or advanced levels .
Noah Kagan
Andrew is awesome! He has made learning chess my new favorite thing :)
Vicky
My 7 year old son had been taking chess lessons with Andrew for almost a year and a half now. My son was curious about chess but didnt really enjoy playing until his interest and confidence grew with each lesson. Andrew is patient and is great at assessing his level and teaching tactics accordingly. His knowledge and analysis of the game is incredible. My son is now rated at 1000 and playing competitively bc of Andrew and I cant recommend him enough.

Dawn Z.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dawn Z.

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Ready to move beyond cross stitch? Now is the time to learn specialty stitches such as satin, queen, eyelets, Rhodes, French knits and more.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Judith
Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything
Spirit Y.
Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson.
Isabella L.
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!

Lily S.

40 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lily S.

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I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of

About Lily

I teach a variety of subjects, but I am experienced in all of those that I teach. I am open to making your lessons as relevant and specific to your needs. Your lessons are for you - so what are you waiting for let's get started.

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Andrea
Excellent teacher! Explained everything with clarity and care. And it was enjoyable too!
Helen K.
Super helpful!
Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.

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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Renee is a fantastic teacher! She is great at what she does and I’m so thankful she was able to teach me. I have two little kids and just grateful about how understanding she was on some of the projects I’m working on. Im impressed with her background in fashion and so excited to put what I learned into practice!"
Heather
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"So patient and very nice. Hands on. And the i aslo learned about the history of yarn and the varous kinds. I would highly recommend."
Cassandra
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way"
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Omg such a pleasure to work with. Great personality and very patient. Love her teaching. Will def. Request her again."
Shirley
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"I recently took classes with Beatrice. I'm a beginner at this and very pleased with her knowledge, patience and passion for sewing. She always make sure you understand what your doing before your lesson ends. She's a great teacher and wonderful person. Her passion for it makes me look forward to my next lesson. I would definitely recommend to family and friends."
Jennifer
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I was a beginner chess player before Mathew started instructing me. My skill has improved significantly in the last several weeks since I started taking lessons. I have had a great experience with Mathew. He is a patient teacher and creates interesting lessons."
Anthony
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"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."
Janai Gumbs
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Xclnt, easy to work with. Very fun experience, can't wait until the next lesson."
Derrick
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough."
Jordan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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