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Brianna S.

Los Angeles, CA

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical needs. I have been playing percussion for 17 years, singing for 23, and playing piano for 19 years. I was a member of a recording and performing Chicago band, Oblio and Arrow, where I provided backing vocals and helped with the song arrangements. I also record vocals for different artists hooks, jingle
s, choruses, and entire songs (covers and originals).

History has always fascinated me. They way our world has developed and changed, and continues to evolve is amazing. Everything can be tied back to the past, and I feel it's important to take a look back, put yourself in that time, and really study how things were to help understand why things are the way they are now.

Crocheting and knitting are a couple of good habits/hobbies I picked up about 8 years ago. I sell scarves online and I'm always working on some sort of project. I will have you knitting and pearling with the best of them!

Music, history, crochet, and knitting....I'm your girl!
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Brianna L. January 17, 2017
Singing · Online
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Sravani K. July 27, 2016
Knitting · Online
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Karla June 23, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Really enjoyed my first lesson, can't wait for the next !
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Brianna S.

Los Angeles, CA 90029
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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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Ella Z. January 6, 2017
Sewing · In home
Verified Student
Great person, great instructor. Extremely helpful and very pleasant.
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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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Stella R.

Stella R.

Northridge, CA 91324
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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.

Los Angeles, CA 90045
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$35 / 30-min
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Joyce T.

Los Angeles, CA

About Joyce

I started playing piano at the age of 5 and I fell in love with it! I was active in my high school's choir team, entered competitions and was the pianist at one time too. After high school, I managed to get into University of Malaya and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Performing Arts (Music), and have taught music for about 5 years to students of all ages. I'm well versed in the ABRSM and Trinity College syllabus and have prepped my students for the exams too. Apart from that, I do teach pop piano on the side and also how to play by ear.

I have performed with my students onstage a few
times, once for a charity concert for autism, so I do have experience grooming students for public performances. Recently, I completed my film scoring certificate at UCLA Extension and would love to teach whatever knowledge on composing for films to willing students.
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Joyce T.

Los Angeles, CA 90025
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$25 / 30-min
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Berlyn R.

Sherman Oaks, CA

About Berlyn

Hi there! I'm Berlyn and I've been an instructor at a fashion camp for the last 2 years. I've worked with children of all ages, and love helping my students be creative with their sewing, letting their ideas come to life and becoming familiar with their craft. I started sewing over 12 years ago and haven't stopped since, I like to create my own patterns and can't wait to show you how to make your own! I am fun and easy-going, I like to see what the student wants to learn and teach them how to achieve that. I can't wait to help you with your sewing goals!
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Berlyn R.

Berlyn R.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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$25 / 30-min

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Blogs and online resources can be a huge help when you're taking sewing lessons, but which blogs are the best? Here, Glendale, CA sewing teacher Marie B. shares her picks for the best sewing blogs and online resources... In the ocean of information that is the Internet, it can be daunting to find the right information when you need it. One can easily get lost in the myriad of blogs and websites. I have put together a list of some of the best sites for sewing tips, sewing tutorials, sewing … Read More
The Best Sewing Blogs and Online Resources
Blogs and online resources can be a huge help when you're taking sewing lessons, but which blogs are the best? Here, Glendale, CA sewing teacher Marie B. shares her picks for the best sewing blogs and online resources... In the ocean of information that is the Internet, it can be daunting to find the right information when you need it. One can easily get lost in the myriad of blogs and websites. I have put together a list of some of the best sites for sewing tips, sewing tutorials, sewing
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
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
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
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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