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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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Janai Gumbs
Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her.
Wynndi D.
Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks.
Cynfi Shaw
Great Lesson! So patient and informative

Ken M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $51
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Ken M.

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I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and teaching for the last ten years. I currently direct 2 duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va. Senior Center.

About Ken

I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and the last 10 as a duplicate bridge player. I currently direct two duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va Senior Center. I also teach duplicate bridge skills and strategy.

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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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George
First lesson - learned a lot
Kyle
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.

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Rob R.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rob R.

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I have played billiards for over 20 years, with success at many levels. I am a certified educator who also enjoys teaching the art of pool. I have helped many players along the way and I am adept at incorporating useful practice techniques to help my students achieve their goals.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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Avi
Was absolutely perfect for my needs. Rob is super friend, has a keen eye for instruction and was able to tailor things to suit my needs. Would highly recommend him for anyone considering lessons. Much appreciated !
Sharon Bailey
Rob is an amazing teacher! My 6 year old daughter is very energetic, and has challenges staying on task. Rob makes every class fun, and adjusts his style or plan to keep her interested in the guitar lesson. I feel like she has learned a lot in a short period of time. I highly recommend Rob!
John
No show. I was set up and ready 10 minutes ahead of time, and 15 minutes after we were supposed to start I gave up. No call. no email, nothing. I called him at 6:20 to be told his day was screwed up by a funeral, and I told him my dog ate my homework. Pathetic. I knew I had a lesson, he must have known he had one to give, and no notification whatsoever. I don't do business like this.

Nikkal F.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Who's who in Music from Who's who
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Nikkal F.

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I sew all of my costumes for dance, as well as most of the costumes for my dance teams. I specialize in embellishing.

About Nikkal

Dance & music is my life! My years of education is too long to list here. I have had formal training in Music, many forms of dance, swim and Aerobics certified! Fully insured and background checked through the City of San Jacinto and the park and recreation centers. I Love what I do!

Courtney K.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Best Presentation from Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
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Courtney K.

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I am a self-taught knitter who has struggled through many roadblocks and discovered tricks to motivate me through any challenging project. I teach knitting with kindness and patience and would love to share with you the joy and peace knitting can bring.

About Courtney

I have been teaching adults at the professional and university-level since 2012 and have an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Central Michigan University as well as an M.A. in English Literature from Washington State University. I have always possessed a passion for t

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Brian
Courtney has been such an inspirational teacher. She has taken me from absolute zero to feeling like I can actually do something with confidence now. This during only two lessons. Courtney has a very gracious and friendly teaching style with me which I find very patient and comforting while learning something challenging.

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"Avalon is a great teacher, my daughter didn't have any experience in sewing. She helped her make a simple skirt, avalon was very patient with her. I highly recommend avalon."
Laya
Took Sewing lessons from Avalon F.
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"Erin is very knowledgable about crocheting , smart, and pleasant. I got what I wanted to learn about out of this lesson. Gauge & Learning how to read a pattern."
Shari Binkney
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Randy has been instrumental in leading me through the basics and providing insights furthering my awareness to the game of Poker."
Victoria
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"She is down to earth, knowledgeable, and tackled concerns I had with sewing a particular project. Will be paying for her services again very soon."
Latonya
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
Missy
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"Lily was great! She is very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much from her. Highly recommend her for any of your sewing needs."
Marci
Took Sewing lessons from Lily S.
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"I’m getting better thanks to Rosemary"
Yvonne
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"I learnt alot ... she is very patient kind and upbeat.. 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽"
Cleronel Austrie
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Coach Siddharth is an excellent coach!! He is very dedicated to his job as well as his student. He is always supporting and guiding Tyler to be the best at chess by providing different techniques to fit his age. Tyler has made so much progress and he enjoys coming to chess. I’m really happy and pleased with coach Siddharth!!"
Phuong Van
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Rhiannon is knowledgeable, patient and inspiring. She explains complicated stitches well and I was able to easily learn from her. Her style is relaxed and encouraging. I would happily take another class with her again."
Danielle
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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