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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Riverdale, GA
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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Heather R. February 3, 2016
Drawing · In studio
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Kelvin is very patient. He helped my son get rid of his mental block, and he is very comfortable with drawing now. He is a great teacher!
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Julie W. January 6, 2016
Violin · In studio
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I was very excited to be taking lessons, I played when I was a little girl, & my husband knew this & bought me a violin for Christmas so I could play again... but I was nervous if I would be able to learn since I'm not young! Mr Lin is a great teacher, he is very patient, & made me feel very comfortable... and I'm teachable! Yeah! I did good... I'm going to keep practicing, and can't wait for my next lesson!
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Perry Adkins January 4, 2016
Piano · Online
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As an older beginner, Kelvin made me very comfortable. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Debora H.

Riverdale, GA

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wendy russell January 30, 2016
Crocheting · In home
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Wonderful teacher. Patience is excellent.
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Therese M. June 3, 2015
Ballet · In studio
Verified Student
I was very impressed with Debora as a ballet instructor. She was very professional, and extremely gracious when I ran late to our first lesson on account of traffic and directions. She is very experienced and models correct form with incredible confidence and know-how. Debora was very patient, as I am a beginner, and I'm verygrateful for her willingness to teach. I highly recommend her as an instructor and admire her as a lovely person both inside and out.
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Monika N.

Goodyear, AZ

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Ruth Anne G. February 1, 2016
Calligraphy · Online
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She is fabulous. Monika is patient and encouraging.
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Kendra Cimmino January 20, 2016
Calligraphy · Online
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Looking forward to more classes!
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Sandee Keller October 13, 2015
Watercolor Painting · Online
This was my first attempt at Watercolor. Monika was very knowledgeable, helpful and personable. I only planned to take two classes and by my 2nd class I was able to see a big improvement in my work... no more signs of my previous acrylic painting style-which was hard to shake. Thanks Monika I thoroughly enjoy my classes.

Marlisa J.

Bethesda, MD
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Karl K.

New York, NY
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Parker, CO
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Marlisa J.

Bethesda, MD

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Heidi January 3, 2016
Ceramics · In studio
Marlisa is a very kind, patient and knowledgeable teacher. I took my granddaughter to her for a pottery lesson and she was very happy with Marlisa's teaching, resulting in her being able to throw a bowl on the wheel that she can actually use. I would highly recommend Marlisa as a teacher for students of all ages!
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Soraya January 2, 2016
Ceramics · In studio
Marlisa is an awesome teacher. I took a pottery class at Glen Echo years ago and was very disappointed, but with Marlisa's excellent teaching skills and enthusiasm for the art, I left her studio feeling like I wanted to buy a wheel and start throwing. I appreciate her hands-on approach and always felt taken care of attended to. Marlisa is a true artist and excellent teacher!!! I highly recommend her.
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Keianna December 28, 2015
Ceramics · In studio
Marlisa is an excellent teacher! She was patient and kind and very helpful! I went to her house for a pottery lesson a few days ago, and I was very apprehensive going into it, because I tried pottery a few years ago and had a less than satisfactory experience. However, I'm so glad that I did this lesson anyway, because I had so much fun! Marlisa is an excellent and patient teacher, and she first shows you exactly what you need to do, and then helps you with every step as you do it yourself. She gives you the chance to practice, but really knows what she's doing so she can help you correct your mistakes, also. I live in California, but if I lived in the DC area, Marlisa would definitely be my #1 choice for a ceramics teacher!
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New York, NY
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Kat I.

Parker, CO

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Kay Wolfe July 6, 2015
Sewing · In home
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Kat is very flexible and listens to your problem. Great job!
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Aleeya H. June 8, 2015
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
This was first sewing lesson and I enjoyed working with Kat she is very patient

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When you learn to sew, you're introduced to slew of new vocabulary words and phrases. To help you understand these words and phrases, and be more conversational about your new craft, we've put together this glossary of sewing terms from Columbus, OH teacher Nikki D... “May your bobbin always be full!” ~Author Unknown. Most recognize what this quote means, but you might be thinking, “What on earth is a bobbin?” Bobbin, miter, selvedge – there is an extensive amount of vocabulary in sewing, … Read More
Sewing 101 | Essential Sewing Terms and Phrases [Infographic]
When you learn to sew, you're introduced to slew of new vocabulary words and phrases. To help you understand these words and phrases, and be more conversational about your new craft, we've put together this glossary of sewing terms from Columbus, OH teacher Nikki D... “May your bobbin always be full!” ~Author Unknown. Most recognize what this quote means, but you might be thinking, “What on earth is a bobbin?” Bobbin, miter, selvedge – there is an extensive amount of vocabulary in sewing,
6 Popular Spring Hobbies That Won't Break the Bank
Happy first day of spring! Now that the days are longer and the weather is warmer, it's the perfect time to start a new hobby. And don't worry -- there are tons of hobbies to choose from that don't require expensive equipment or pricey commitments. In fact, many of these cheap hobbies can actually save you money in the long-run. Check out our recommendations below, and see what sparks your interest! 1. Languages Did you know that learning a second language can increase your brain power, ex
The Beginner's Guide to Basic Sewing Stitches [Infographic]
Before you can sew your own clothes, create crafts, and take on sewing projects, you have to learn the basic sewing stitches. From hand-sewing stitches to seam finishes, sewing instructor Cathy G. is here to help you master the basics...  Modern sewing machines have all but eliminated the need for hand sewing. Gone are the days of constructing a garment by hand with a needle and thread. That being said, there are still many places where hand-sewing stitches are necessary for a high-qualit
How to Hem Jeans: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners [Infographic]
Finding a pair of jeans that fits just right can be a challenge. Sometimes, in order to get the perfect fit, you have to go to a tailor, and if you have multiple pairs of jeans, the alteration fees can add up! So whether you're taking sewing lessons or you just want to learn some money-saving DIY skills, learn how to hem jeans with this tutorial from sewing teacher Kari B... Jeans are a wardrobe staple for many of us. They can be worn in nearly any situation, with the comfort, look, and d
10 Fun, Festive Holiday Sewing Projects
  As the holiday season approaches, these holiday sewing projects will help you get into the spirit! So whether you're looking for some festive holiday decor or some DIY gift ideas, make sure to bookmark these fun, festive holiday sewing projects... Craft Sewing Projects   Lovely Scissor Holder   There’s no point in starting your holiday sewing projects without an organized sewing kit. Otherwise, you’ll never be able to find what you need. This DIY scissor h

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