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Melissa R.

Holyoke, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Electronic Media from Holyoke Community College
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Melissa R.

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I want you to enjoy crocheting! Let's smile, make jokes, and learn a new hobby together! After your initial lesson you will have a grasp on basic stitches. From there, I will help you develop your crochet skills so you can venture out and begin creating for yourself or for gifts! Nothing beats a hand-made gift!

After each lesson, I will give you a small assignment to work on that will help you develop. I will let you lead the pace. Crocheting is fun and should never be stressful!

About Melissa

I have been crocheting since I was 12 years old. Throughout the years I crocheted blankets, granny squares, Character hats, beanies, scarves, amigurumi, baby clothes, and so much more. Crocheting has been an outlet where I de-stress and unleash my creativity! I always have a can-do mind! If I can i

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Dawn Z.

5 Reviews
Bristol, CT
Starting at $25
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Dawn Z.

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Ready to move beyond cross stitch? Now is the time to learn specialty stitches such as satin, queen, eyelets, Rhodes, French knits and more.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Cynthia
Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time.
Angela V.
I just had my first lesson and I'm SO happy that I found Dawn. She's GREAT!!!
To be honest, I was a little afraid to book lessons online with all the scammers out there. But she is wonderful and I know I'm going to want more lessons with her. I could finally make the sewing project I want to make knowing that I have her there for assistance. Thank you SO much Dawn!! I'm looking forward to our next class.
denise
Dawn is the best! She has a lifetime of knowledge, so every lesson is jam packed with learning.

Haggit S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Law from Tel Aviv University Israel
  • Teaching since 1990
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Haggit S.

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I am an origami artist with 20 years of experience teaching origami to children and adults. If you need help with origami instructions; if you plan a birthday, corporate party, weeding or any party; if you want to learn how to create origami models, I am the person for you. I can teach you how to create origami models such as boxes, flowers, hearts, animals, and all sort of others paper sculptures which you can use to decorate your party, personalize your greeting cards and invitations, or give away as gifts. I will teach you how to fold origami models from all sort of paper including napkins, dollar bills and special origami paper, for any event or a holiday. In a short time you will learn a unique skills which will give you a sense of accomplishment

About Haggit

I am an origami artist with more than 20 years experience teaching origami to children, adults and seniors. I live in NYC. I have been teaching origami in private and public schools such as Solomon Schecher, Bank Street and Spence school.I also teach origami at museums and community centers. In a

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Ron
My name is Ron. Last year my 10 y/o twins took weekly origami lessons from Haggit for a period of 6 months. They are both doing origami diligently since then, and proudly teach origamo to their classmates. Origami became a fun family activity in our house.
In march 2019 they invited their friends to celebrate an Origami birthday party. Haggit taught the guests how to fold several models. The children had a great time. They were all talking about their experience the following day at school. I highly recommend Haggit for teaching and leaading Origami parties

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Isabela M.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isabela M.

98 Reviews
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My mom taught me origami when I was little; during the communism we did not have much to play with but our imagination was growing wild. So, just like in the kitchen when few ingredients can make good food, the same crafts can be done with whatever is handy around the house.

Note: My favorite project is the carton doll that has a dozen colorful dresses in her wardrobe.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

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Ahmed
I am completely very exciting with her because she explains everything to make it simple
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Thank you Isabela! My father really enjoyed today’s lesson and is still talking about how much he enjoyed it and mentioned that you a have great sense of humor. Thanks again!
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Toshi M.

288 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 2 to 85
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Toshi M.

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Japanese Original Traditional Origami

Origami is fun, easy, inexpensive and great for sharing with others. I teach many different types of origami. :)

*Easy Origami
*Animals
*Traditional
*Unique
*Fun Origami
*Flowers
*Accessories
*Fruits & Vegetables
*Sea Creatures
*Sweet & Food
*Christmas
*Halloween
*Others Many More...;)

Origami (Ori meaning "to fold", and kami meaning "paper")
is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin.

There is nothing quite like the joy you get from transforming a plain square piece of paper into a container, animal, flower, etc.

It still puts a smile on your faces when you complete an origami. :)

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Today the tearoom is famous not only in Japan but all over the world. I offer to teach the ways of tea ceremony throughout the world via online classes.

About Toshi

Welcome! My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I am a veteran native Japanese language tutor with over 15 years of experience. I teach people of all ages (from 2 to 85 years old) from all over the world, both in person and through online platforms. I am cu

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pablo
Toshi Sensei was great at sharing a mix of Japanese cultural knowledge and language skills. Our first session was jam packed with valuable learning. Looking forward to future sessions.
Josh
Very personable and knowledgeable. Easy to learn from.
Armen
I'm totally new to Japanese and I was very nervous. I just completed my 4th lesson and I'm finding learning Japanese is fun! Toshi is very patient and he is helping me create a plan forward. I have been working hard and have kind of gotten Hiragana,Katakana, but I need a lot more practice. I am able to read and write some words and in our lesson today I spoke my first complete Japanese sentence. Thank you Toshi for your help and for making my Japanese journey fun!

seeta K.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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seeta K.

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I love to explore different ideas and venture into new things . i started out sewing with no skill and overtime developed a love for sewing. Sewing is simple as ABC , it is the application of our everyday skills we bring to live .. think positive and nothing is impossible. The determination and positive thinking pushes me to want to do more and more in creating me styles and designed projects.. sewing is great fun to life life with a flawless meaning ..

About seeta

HOBBIES ARE: DESIGNING CLOTH, NATURE WALK,RESEARCHING AND DANCING, My first job was teaching at a pre school in 1994, over the years I have grown in this noble profession. I was blessed with the opportunity to teach all grades (pre school secondary school,collage and university). I taught chemis

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"Excellent teacher who really helped my grasp knitting.
Jane is clearly very passionate about knitting and teaching and this makes her an excellent instructor.
Strongly recommended to anyone, whatever their knitting skill level."
- Ben
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level."
- Kyle
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
- Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Jessica helped me with tailoring & alteration challenges, answered all my questions and provided excellent tips for improving my techniques. Now I know how to achieve the looks I’m going for, and I’m excited to continue sewing. Thank you Jessica!"
- Ryan
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"I think Vena is wonderful. She is patient, warm, supportive and knowledgeable. She can help you complete specific projects (make a dress or a stuffed animal), help you become a better sewer or teach you the art of pattern making. Also, I should mention, she work professionally in the fashion industry and give lots of great insight into how garments are designed. Love Her!"
- Marc
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Nice Pace! Was able to teach me how to fold a paper crane on first lesson."
- Tina Christian
Took Origami lessons from Aimi F.
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"Kaneshia is patient and is hands on when teaching. Makes sure you understand and asks questions as you go along to make sure you got it. She encouraged me to bring my own machine so that I know how to use it and get accustom to the machine. Never used it before and she helped me understand the basic use of the machine."
- LaQuanda
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"Angela and I talked about what I wanted to accomplish with these lessons. We talked about what my current skills are and what I needed to learn sock knitting.
For my first class we started on my socks. I got set up and I went home with my “homework” and a sense of accomplishment. I am on my way to finish my first pair!"
- Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Donna worked with my teen daughter (with Asperger's) sew a cos play costume. I very much appreciated her patience and skill with the sewing project. She was very good at explaining every step that needed to be taken, along with sewing techniques. Most of all appreciated her promptness and organization in setting up sewing times. The outfit turned out wonderful and fits perfectly. My daughter had so much fun wearing it for her birthday event. Definitely will go back for future sewing lessons. Thanks Donna!"
- shaela
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Mr. Siddharth is a good chess teacher with patience. My son enjoyed to learn chess from him."
- Lillian
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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