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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Instructors Near Newbury Park

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Gil B.

Van Nuys, CA

About Gil

I have been teaching and tutoring since 1979 - Since I was in High School. I have taught pre- Kinder garden all the way up to adults. I spent a lot of time with elementary - Junior and High School Students. I have been an instructional aide in the public school system and a literacy tutor at a community college.
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Gil B.

Gil B.

Van Nuys, CA 91405
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$25 / 60-min
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Stella R.

Northridge, CA

About Stella

Hi there. My name is Stella and I would love to teach you the endless possibilities of doing crafts. I am an advanced seamstress,knitter, crocheting, embroider, needlepoint, jewelry maker as well as a cake decorator on figurines, and 3d structured cakes.
The only thing you need is love and passion to create and with me you can reach the next level.
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Katharina December 4, 2016
Crocheting · In studio
Stella was very patient, kind and professional. She is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to her subjects. I highly recommend her!
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Olivia M. August 11, 2016
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
Stella as my first tutor on takelessons. She is not only an incredibly accomplished crafter and artist, she is a patient and knowledgeable teacher too. She really went the extra mile and I feel much more confident using my serger now. I will definitely be booking her again!
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Scott July 29, 2016
Cake Decorating · In studio
Stella was friendly and very helpful. My daughter loved it! She learned several new techniques.
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Stella R.

Stella R.

Northridge, CA 91324
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$50 / 60-min
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Jonathan H.

Canoga Park, CA

About Jonathan

I have been sculpting, mold making and casting in silicones, rubbers, plastics and metals for over 15 years, and 3D Modeling and 3D Printing for over 7 years. In addition I also use metal fabrication, electroplating & electronics to augment these skills and together they allow me to create everything from costume accessories to car parts including: silicone Halloween masks, theater/film props, FX makeup appliances, resin & metal jewelry, custom car & motorcycle parts, scale models, toys and gadgets, just to name a few.

I currently run three small businesses: two that create custom and ma
de-to-order products, Parts Revival, Pan's Devil Horns, and the third, uMakerIt Studios, is a Maker Space and Learning Center for 'Makers' of all types and levels of skill and experience.

Ultimately, my true passion is teaching and inspiring people to embrace their creative side so they can make amazing things to brighten and improve their own lives and the lives of the people around them.
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Christian July 17, 2016
Jewelry Design · In studio
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson with Jonathan, and am looking forward to working with him in future lessons. He is extremely knowledgeable and skilled in his craft, and he also is great guy to learn from.
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Christian P. July 12, 2016
Jewelry Design · In studio
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Excellent. Our expectations were far exceeded, and we are looking forward to the next class.
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Ashley April 8, 2016
Jewelry Design · In studio
Jonathan is such an amazing person, so patient, so kind. He helps you understand how to to do everything step by step. I had no idea what i was doing it when i started and now i'm selling jewelry thanks to him!:D
This class is amazing. I will attend all the classes!:D
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Jonathan H.

Jonathan H.

Canoga Park, CA 91303
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$30 / 30-min
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Renee D.

Los Angeles, CA

About Renee

I grew up in Los Angeles surrounded by a family of artists and designers. Following my career in fashion and costume design, I began making one of a kind silver jewelry. I have been working with fine silver for 8 years, selling my design pieces in art galleries and online.
I have always tried to share my passion for all things artistic with my two children. By volunteering to run art projects at their school, I discovered the joy of teaching. I decided to combine that with my sewing expertise to help children and adults realize their creative vision. I like helping students explore their ide
as while making a project come to life on the sewing machine.
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shanteria September 21, 2016
Sewing · Online
i don't have any experience but i do want to became a fashion designer and i don't know how to use a sewing machine so i hope we can have a great relationship together.
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Renee D.

Renee D.

Los Angeles, CA 90045
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$35 / 30-min
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Cathi L.

Van Nuys, CA

About Cathi

I'm a Fashion Designer and Seamstress that loves to teach. I easily adapt to my students needs in how I provide instruction.
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Cathi L.

Cathi L.

Van Nuys, CA 91406
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$30 / 30-min

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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 … Read More
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
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
10 Sewing Tips From a Sewing Expert
Want to improve your sewing skills? In this guest post, Yesterday's Thimble blogger Lisha Vidler shares 10 sewing tips to help you take your seamstress skills to the next level... Whether you're new to sewing or just looking to improve, there are things you can do to take your skills up a notch. Don't let your garments look "Becky Home-Ecky," as Michael Kors would say! Even if you aren't a professional dressmaker or crafter, you can aim for a more professional look. Here are 10 tips to he
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
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,

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