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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Instructors Near Montara

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Sheri L R.

Pacifica, CA

About Sheri L

Crochet and Knitting have been my most loved crafts. I have spent much time learning the basics and beyond over the last 30 +/- years. I am especially drawn to helping left-handed persons. So many have been told that if they could not learn to knit right-handed to just forget it. It is NOT true. I am a current member-in-good-standing of the CUMC Knitting Knot. Member since 2009.
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Fernanda C. November 2, 2015
Crocheting · In home
Verified Student
I loved the lesson. She is very patient and willing to go along with what I want to learn. Plus, she lives close to me! I really enjoyed my hour.
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Sheri L R.

Pacifica, CA 94044
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starting at
$20 / 60-min
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Melissa M.

Sunnyvale, CA

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history.

I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes in a variety of settings. I've taught corporate classes, private lessons, small groups, and traditional classroom lessons.

We have a student-centric philosophy of learning. Lessons are generally relaxed and designed to work towards accomplishing student determined goals. While all students will s
tudy similar fundamentals regarding technique, theory, and performance, every lesson is as different as every person. Special focus on topics like music theory, self-accompaniment, composition, song writing, and home recording are available as well.

What are your personal goals? We'll tell you what you need to do to get there, and help you take the steps to achieve your aspirations.

Lessons with small children are more focused on just having fun while developing a good musical foundation, but we prefer for them to have as much personal ownership of their lesson as possible.
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Judith F. November 11, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
Melissa is a knowledgeable, direct and friendly instructor. I appreciated her foundational growth method. Teaching from the basics and building from there. I am looking forward to future lessons. Thank you Melissa!
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Diana August 27, 2016
Watercolor Painting · In home
Verified Student
Melissa was a great teacher. She was clear, patient, and provided the right amount of instruction. She provided very interesting information about the subject. I really enjoyed the lesson and will continue.
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Ankita D. August 24, 2016
Ukulele · In studio
Verified Student
Very nice and knowledgeable
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Melissa M.

Melissa M.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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$25 / 30-min
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Sarah L.

Redwood City, CA

About Sarah

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 creativity with others. I earned an MFA in Costume Design from UCLA in 2007 and have been a freelance costume designer, college professor, photographer, illustrator, and jewelry designer.

As much as I love to create, what I really love is to help somebody learn to do something they love and create something they can be proud of! I am happy teaching all ages, and I specialize in helping each student find his or her unique vision.

I can teach sewing by hand and
on a machine, including how to read and understand the instructions in commercial patterns. Bring your project and I'll help you make it happen! I am highly skilled at teaching life drawing, as well as marker rendering and watercolor fashion illustration. Photography is my other passion, and I look forward to helping you understand how to use a camera's many features, and your eye, to create art.
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Valeria September 16, 2016
Photography · In studio
Verified Student
Sarah was great! She was very clear and thorough in explaining how to operate and get familiarize with my new camera . She is knowledgeable and has a real passion for photography.Great experience and I am looking forward to my next class with Sarah.
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Rachel Hershberg August 18, 2016
Sewing · In studio
Verified Student
Patient, clear, knowledgeable!
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Sue July 30, 2016
Photography · In studio
Verified Student
Sarah is a delightful, smart and talented photography teacher. She went to the trouble to read up on my particular kind of camera so she knew could tell me all the details. So helpful! Totally recommend her to anyone who wants to learn photography!
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Sarah L.

Redwood City, CA 94063
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$100 / 120-min
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Debbie F.

San Mateo, CA

About Debbie

Hello, thank you for your interest. :) I've been a full time SAHM for the past 16+ years, and been using wire and beads to satisfy my own creative cravings. My passion started with natural gemstones and minerals, I use wire wrapping technique to create mostly one-of-a-kind wearable art jewelry pieces. Here's a reference to my Facebook fanpage https://www.facebook.com/CrysallisCreations/

I would say that I am extremely experienced with most technique with wire, as I am self taught and I've learned from my own trial and errors, which is what I will share with you. I can share with you all
the technique that you may want to learn, while I will also encourage your own creativity. My formal training in in Visual, so I have great appreciation of beauties and flows of things.

Looking forward to getting to know you! :)
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Kaytee November 18, 2016
Jewelry Design · Online
I've known Debbie only on-line, but have always found her jewelry inspiring. The wirework isn't "fussy" like that a lot of other designers make, but enhances the various stone and glass beads she uses in her designs.

I'm glad she moved back to CONUS-- at least she's in the same state as I am now! Just need to get her down to San Diego now....
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Julie November 17, 2016
In home
I meet Debbie while living in Hong Kong and i took several classes from her. She taught me all the basics and then we moved onto the good stuff. Thru her expertice
I now make very beautiful jewelry that my friends and family love to receive and Ive started a little side business for selling my things. She is an excellent teacher, very patient and informative. I always had a teriffic time with her and I am missing her greatly. I would encourage anyone to take her classes.
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Debbie F.

Debbie F.

San Mateo, CA 94404
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starting at
$34 / 30-min
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Priscilla B.

San Francisco, CA

About Priscilla

Hi! My Name is PriscillaDawn. I am an experienced sewing coach, instructor and designer. I have been sewing for over 20 years. My work has been featured in Vogue and Glamour magazines and all over the world. I am offering sewing classes tailored to your specific needs and learning style to produce desired results to provide you with optimized sewing skills.
We work on a project you are interested in or one from my creative collection. You get to take home the projects you do. I also teach tailoring if you are interested in doing your own tailoring or designing if you would like to learn pat
tern drafting and the design process.
You can look at some of my designs on www.priscilladawn.com.

I look forward to meeting you!
Happy Sewing!
~Priscilla
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Priscilla B.

Priscilla B.

San Francisco, CA 94117
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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10 Sewing Tips From a Sewing Expert
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Sewing 101 | Essential Sewing Terms and Phrases [Infographic]
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