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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Laguna Beach, CA

Mariana I.

2 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Bulgarian, French, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Mariana I.

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I am an artist, professional cross stitch designer, member of Annapolis Arts Alliance. I have participated in a few exhibits and my works were well appreciated. I can teach you how to create a masterpiece and turn your photos into cross stitch. I guarantee you success!

About Mariana

My name is Mariana and my passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked in France on internati

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Laurie
Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.
Rachel G.
Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

Vinita M.

12 Reviews
Cerritos, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Vinita M.

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Beginning students will begin with basic sewing skills, including how to use a sewing machine.
Students with basic sewing skills improve and learn new skills, including inserting zippers in skirts, pants, and dresses.

About Vinita

Vinita has been giving individual and group sewing lessons since 2007and is currently available to teach sewing students at her home-based sewing studio in Cerritos. She is a certified “Kids Can Sew and Fashion design instructor”. Vinita has helped students learn to make clothes, costumes, access

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Christopher N.
I came in a lizard. Yea, I had some experience, but I needed brushing up. Not only did she make strong eye contact, but with an intense 10 minute stare, she transmuted all her knowledge to me. I left her home, a Dragon.
Kyle
Excellent job. I was able to knock out two small items in the two hours, after having not spent a single moment prior ever using a sewing machine.
Veronica Romero
She's very patient and friendly. Very good instuctor.

Kay B.

Cypress, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kay B.

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I have been crocheting since I was seven years old. I have made hundreds of projects. I specialize in baby apparel but I also make specialty items such as: purses, scarves, beanies, headbands, and blankets. There isn't much I cannot make with a pattern by my side.

About Kay

I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • 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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Anna M.
AnneLouise is an excellent instructor. I started to sew on the first day. I am honestly enjoying learning how to sew. I can wait for the next lesson.
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.

Laura P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks FRENCH, SPANISH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Laura P.

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Beginners: I will create a project that can be done from start to finish in one class so that you will leave with a handmade item.
Intermediate and Advanced: I can answer questions to your specific projects or teach you varied techniques.

About Laura

I'm a fashion designer with 15 years experience in manufacturing and garment creation, I run my own independent brand from my home office. I love teaching and find that creating your own pieces is very fulfilling, all the women in my family knew how to sew and would always know how to mend somethi

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Christopher N.
I was timid and shy. I could barely speak English and I had no business using a sewing machine let alone sewing together an original piece.
I found Laura on takelessons and decided to give her a try.
4 lessons later, I'm highly confident. Fluent in english, and I can sew together designer pieces that would make anyone's jaw drop.
Laura is my bastion to success, and I highly highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn.
Sandi
Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀
Sylvie
Great instructor!
Laura is patient and knowledgeable.I realy learned alot with her. As an confident beginner,I took a 2 days class.
She took her time to explain me some techniques such as sewing invisible zipper. Highly recommend Laura classes.
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Renee H.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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About Renee

Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grad

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
Andrea
Renee was amazing! She is a great teacher who matches her lesson to her learners style

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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Karl explained everything. It was great."
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"Tyra is a great instructor and very patient. I haven't touched a crochet hook and years and had a lot of bad habits that need correcting. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Tyra F.
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"Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year."
Rasha
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Sonya is so kind, caring, and helpful! I have been looking for someone to help me with creating a pattern and she was helpful in helping me succeed! She is very knowledgeable and has many great tips to help beginner students with sewing. I am looking forward to taking more lessons with her!"
Kati
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"She is great !!! Very informative and shows you they way. She is well worth hiring."
Arlene
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"As I was having a difficult time as a knitter, I came across Kathy at MFY. She is an excellent instructor with lots of patience and guidance. She can answer any question you may have. No question seems to be too difficult for her to answer. Her passion for knitting is contagious! Love this lady!"
Linda
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"John was terrific! He has a very nice way about him and the delivery of the information is understandable and fun. My son can’t wait for his next lesson. Thank you!"
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Took Chess lessons from John H.
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