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Kathleen B.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathleen B.

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I'm an experience seamstress focused on plus sizes with about 15 years of sewing projects under my belt. I'm a home sewist who does it for fun, but I've started moving into making clothes for friends and family due to high demand. If you want to learn to make a pillow, pajama pants, or a quick skirt, I can help you do it! I specialize in plus size sewing, so if you're looking to make something that works on your body that's a bit more complicated, I can take you through the adjustments you need. Sewing has changed how I see my body-- I hope it helps you too!

About Kathleen

I started sewing when I was in elementary school! My Mom used to make Halloween costumes with me. When I got really into anime I wanted to attend comic book conventions in cosplay (costume) and my Mom decided that this was a bridge too far, so it was time for me to learn to sew myself. Now I have

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Megan
Kathleen is knowledgable and patient.
My 15 year old daughter took sewing lesson with her after she received a sewing machine. She is everything you want in an instructor. We love her!
Gee
Taught me how to sew in a few lessons.

Danial A.

7 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danial A.

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IHello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and I am a professional chess player that has traveled across the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently the NUMBER ONE 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have played some of the best in the world including world champion Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. My peak USCF rating is 2390 and my FIDE rating is 2340 awarding me the titles of national master and FIDE master. (top 5% in the world) I founded the Asaria School of Chess and have taught for three years in chess camps across the state with students ranging from 5-85 years old. One of my biggest teaching accomplishments is assisting one of my students to go from #117 in the country to #13 in the country (gained 500 rating points) for their age group in a matter of 5 months! In addition, one of my students went from 1700-2000+ in less than a ...

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Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and after 10 years of chess experience have become a professional chess player that has traveled around the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am curre

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Jonah R.
Thanks Danial! That was a great first lesson. Looking forward to more.
Aidan C.
My son USCF rating 1400+ took a trial lesson with Danial. Danial is methodical and systematic in his coaching. He was quick to identify what my son needs to improve in order to get to the next level. The most important thing is that my son enjoyed his one-hour lesson and literally felt that the lesson time flew by as it felt like only 2 minutes long to him. My son gives Danial thumbs up and 5 stars.
Dean
As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!

Stormy B.

Bellflower, CA
Starting at $134
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded Embassy Of Fashion Humanitarian Award from Embassy of Fashion Designers International
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Stormy B.

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I've been sewing and designing clothing for men, women, and kids professionally for over 30yrs. My curriculum is specific to beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. And as an educator of college and high school level students, each class is designed to inspire creatively as it allows each student the opportunity to further advance their skills.

About Stormy

Stormy Weather Banks has been a fashion designer for more than 30 years, honing her craft to become the professional business woman / educator within the industry she loves today. And with noteworthy successes as wedding dress designer of men & women evening apparel, a soft doll maker, etc., her mo

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Salma R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Salma R.

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I've been teaching Crocheting for 10 years and my students have gone on to make things as small as bracelets to something as unique as jumping rope. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a pencil pouch and as time goes on you'll be able to make your own blankets. I specialize in making gift like ornaments to winter apparel, typically use patterns from books and online, and have the 22 different crochet hooks and yarn available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma Repole. I've been teaching lessons for 5 years. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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I enjoy my class with Ms. Salma Ruqaiyah
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excellent..we look forward to her class every wednesday
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It was so much fun learning with Ms.Salma-- Ruqaiyah
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Bruce P.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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Bruce P.

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I've been playing chess for over 50 years. In school, I implemented training sessions to help build our teams into stronger performances. I started training students again 10 years ago and enjoy the opportunity to share the passion of chess. I also teach dance and have been trained in teaching concepts by my wife, a teacher with a Masters! Whether young or old, we can be successful in your progress in chess!

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Bruce learned the game of chess in the late 60's, becoming a "Fischer Kid" during the 70's. In high school, he easily captured the team championships and represented his school until graduating in 1976. He taught some of his fellow students to play and improve in their games during this time a

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Trivia D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
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Trivia D.

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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't found what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I love Designing my own look. And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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Joyce
Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes
Jacquiline Mwandia
My first lesson was amazing. I learnt so much and Trivia is so knowledgeable. I cannot wait for next week.
Francine B.
She is an AWESOME teacher! Very professional yet personable. I feel like I’ve learned so much in our first session and I’m looking forward to many more sessions with Mrs. Trivia! She was also very informative!

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"It has been a pleasure to work with Donna. She is very accommodating and patient with my learning style. I'm glad she is willing to come to my home to teach me."
- Bev
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Cheryl is an adorable wonderful teacher. She is full of energy and laughter. Excellent, excellent describes her"
- Dorothy
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher."
- William-Wesley
Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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"A lot to absorb for a first lesson."
- Rob
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"Full of information"
- Ed
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon."
- Eryn
Took Origami lessons from Jeff R.
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"Daniel was incredibly helpful in providing a lesson for myself and my Dad. He assessed our level of play quickly and catered the lesson accordingly. Daniel created a great game for us to practice on our own. Very happy with the overall experience."
- Eli
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"Todd has so much knowledge to share and he doesn’t in such a clear and inspirational way. You walk away feeling like you can sew, even if you’re a beginner!"
- Cassandra
Took Sewing lessons from Todd J.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great instructor. My son wanted to join chess, but I wasn't sure how much online classes can help. After few classes, I could see my son started showing more interest in chess and he was proud of his progress as well. He is looking forward for the class. Thats a very good sign for me. I would highly recommend Mr.Siddharth."
- Aneetha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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