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maria J.

4 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts from New York University
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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!

Jen T.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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

Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $50
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Sarah L.

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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

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Rob R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
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Rob R.

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I have played billiards for over 20 years, with success at many levels. I am a certified educator who also enjoys teaching the art of pool. I have helped many players along the way and I am adept at incorporating useful practice techniques to help my students achieve their goals.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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Celia
Rob is very pleasant and a good coach. I’m motivated to meet my goal.
Alex R.
Rob was really good with my son in taking the time to show him new tips and working on basics. We both learned a lot and his approach was excellent. I would definitely recommends Rob for anyone who wants to get better at pool.
Jamaal
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J. Paul W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Bachelor or Fine Arts and Masters degree in Art Education from Huntingdon College and University of Montevallo
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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J. Paul W.

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture. I do not currently have a potters wheel to teach throwing on a wheel, so only the aforementioned hand-building techniques would be taught.

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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Angela
He was able to accommodate our request to do a group class. Everyone enjoyed the session and had a great time! Great recommendations on products to use for the lesson, too!
William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!
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Anne K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Anne K.

9 Reviews
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I have been sewing for 25 years (Since I was 7). I can teach you anything you want to know from basic beginner sewing to the most advanced techniques. I can also show you how to draft your own patterns (including children's and menswear).

How to use specialty machine feet to make sewing straight much easier.

I have both regular machines and sergers in my studio and can teach you how to sew both non-stretch and stretch fabrics.

About Anne

I am a mom of two littles and work from home making pattern and technical specification packages for fashion designers. I teach sewing, pattern making and fashion design lessons from my home studio in Broomfield. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old and while I sometimes use commercial

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Tom
Excellent class. Clam and willing to answer questions. Perfect.
Elliot L.
The first lesson was just what my son and I were looking for! We look forward to more.

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"Haggit was very flexible when scheduling the day and time to host a group origami event. We hosted the event for an organization at Texas A&M. She was very flexible to provide the information needed for us to provide the correct materials, zoom link, etc to the participants. Due to COVID the event had to be remote and the participants were not able to participate in the same location. The origami project that we hosted was really fun and she ensured to take her time showing the types of folds so that everyone was able to easily follow along. She provided additional information about origami such as books that we could study to become really good at origami."
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Took Origami lessons from Haggit S.
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"I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏"
Alona
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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"Mya Mya was fantastic!! She was patient and explained everything very clearly."
Monica
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"I'm a beginner at knitting and Jane helped me with my first scarf, which I was able to finish in time to gift it to my partner for Christmas. I had turned a simple project into a complicated mess, and Jane showed me how to fix it. What a huge relief! She is so patient and kind, all in all, a great teacher. I highly recommend her!"
June
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"A terrific coach. Athan is patient, upbeat and professional.
Highly recommended and anyone would be lucky to have him as their instructor."
Cindy
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"What a joy it was to first learn to knit, progress to simple projects and then on to intermediate projects with Kathy. She is the most positive and understanding instructor. Her personality makes things so stressless for the student. Kathy is such a happy individual and knows all the tips and tricks to accomplish the task at hand. She truly is an outstanding teacher and makes lessons FUN. I highly recommend Kathy teach you whatever knitting project you want to accomplish."
Michele
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"James was excellent and very patient. He even offered to send us more information after the lesson was over."
Jesse
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"Nice Pace! Was able to teach me how to fold a paper crane on first lesson."
Tina Christian
Took Origami lessons from Aimi F.
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"My first chess lesson with Atousa was WONDERFUL! Besides being a chess Grandmaster with a thorough grasp on the entire game, she was also personable, engaging, encouraging, and willing to work with me (although I am not a very good player yet). I thoroughly enjoyed working with her, and am looking forward to future lessons and becoming a better player."
Larry
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Lilly is a excellent teacher. She takes her time showing you the stitches and how to thread your machine. She encourages you to keep trying because you will learn something that you can use for a lifetimes. And most importantly once you make your first garment you will want to continue to make more of your outfits."
C. Boyd
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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