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Huyen G.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Huyen G.

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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

I was born in Vietnam and just came to America 2 years ago. Teaching is my passion, both Vietnamese and Crocheting . My students said that I am very patient, enthusiastic and responsible! And the improvement of students is my happiness!

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KY
She is a good instructor, and a kind person!

Lia C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA In Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz
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Lia C.

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I am a professional hula hooper with over 5 years of experience training and performing at a wide variety of events, festivals, parties and shows.
I have trained and taught hooping workshops throughout the East Coast at many weekend retreat camps for performers and hoopers - studying with teachers from all over the world.
I am also a professional fire performer using a variety of props, including fire hula hoop.

About Lia

Hi, I am a 33 year old painter and mixed media sculptor. I have a BA in Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz where I graduated from in 2009. I have worked as a professional artist assistant to many different artists and craftsmen as well as have worked as a freelance artist and art teacher for 8+ yea

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Richard
Lia was an AMAZING meditation teacher! She was calm, patient and very 'Zen' for our entire lesson, which really helped me to relax and calm down myself. Her instructions were easy to follow and I was able to achieve a deep level of relaxation normally absent from my meditations! Using the skills and techniques I learned from Lia, I now have a much easier time getting into 'the zone' every time I sit down to meditate :) thanks Lia!
Jonathan Goldstein
Really enjoyed my meditation lessons! I highly recommend.
Noreen H.
I enjoyed my lesson with Lia very much. I am very happy with the artwork I was able to produce at the lesson. I would highly recommend Lia to any new student.
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Amy N.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
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Amy N.

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I have a LOT of patience! All you need is the desire to learn to knit. If you never have knitted before, I will get you knitting. If you want to learn, but believe you can’t learn because someone told you can’t learn to knit, I will prove that you can knit. If you have knitted a long time ago, but forgot all of it or most of it, I will bring it back to you. If you already know the basics of knitting, but don’t know how to get beyond the simple knitted squares and rectangles, I can get you to the next level. If you know knitting basics, but gave up because you make a lot of mistakes, I will show you how to fix mistakes, so that mistakes don’t become traumatic. If you know the basics, but want to learn a different technique such as color work, cables, lace, or more, I can teach you. Do you have trouble reading patterns or charts, I can take the mystery out of them.

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About Amy

I am extremely patient and determined to teach anyone with a desire to knit or crochet, no matter how high or low their individual learning curve seems to be. My 25 years or so educational and professional past experience is in industrial, exhibit, graphic, stage and jewelry design. My passion for

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Scarlet
I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)
Barbara N.
Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class.
Scarlet
Awesome 1st lesson, Amy is a fount (font?) of information, I can't wait for the next lesson!

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Mary R.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mary R.

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Through a series of lessons, I will teach you the basics of cutting and assembling the pieced top, sandwiching your layers, machine quilting and binding. Recommend starting with a table runner project over a course of 4 to 5 lessons.

Also available of single lessons to help on a particular stage in your project.

About Mary

Sewing, knitting and making things is my favorite thing to do. And I would like to share that fun with you. Figuring out the best way to start , work on and complete projects is what I do best, and so can you. Beginners and intermediate students welcome.

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Eli K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Winner of the City of Sydney Chess Championship from NSWCF
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Eli K.

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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Dimitri
Eli was great! Related well with my 10 year old son and taught him a few things in just the hour lesson. We will book more lessons with Eli for sure.
Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.
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Tyra F.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music Education from University of Maryland - College Park
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tyra F.

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From Kids and Adult Beginner to Intermediate level!

Come in with no knowledge or just needing to fine tune your skills.
Learn basic crochet terminology, how to read patterns, the essentials needed in every crochet kit and different techniques that make a crocheter successful.

Having trouble with a pattern? Those tutorial videos not helping?

I can offer in-person guidance for you as you work through stitches or patterns that are challenging and offer tips and tricks as you go!

About Tyra

Located in the DMV area. I have been knitting and crocheting for 12 years and have made a wide range of products from hair bows to sweaters. I am the owner and creator of my own shop where my motto is "customized yarnwork inspired by you!" I am patient and willing to teach all levels of stude

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Clarita Z.
Tyra is so patient and kind. She is teaching me a great deal. I’m signing up for more lessons.
Deanna
Tyra is a great instructor and very patient. I haven't touched a crochet hook and years and had a lot of bad habits that need correcting. Looking forward to my next lesson!

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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels."
Darlene
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"AWESOME I so enjoy working with Karen! In advance of today’s lesson, we coordinated re work on a summer shawl Project. We both thought a summer shawl addressing those summer air conditioned restaurants was a good project for folks like me that travel a bunch and need take along projects. With Karen’s guidance in mind, I bought gthe yarn. Then Karen showed me 6-9 different shawls she’s made so I could pick target shawl pattern that wasn’t above my ability and appealed to me. I’m now on my way; 3+Rows in and feeling confident of noteworthy progress til next session."
Beth
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"Very helpful and knowledgeable of the game and tactics. I'm a beginner, but I felt like a pro by the end of the lesson. I learned so much. Highly recommended."
Candice
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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"Great and patient teacher. My daughter felt very comfortable during the lesson"
Emma
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Lilly has a lot of patience and extremely knowledgeable and able to answer all my questions."
Cinthia
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Lilly is a excellent teacher. She takes her time showing you the stitches and how to thread your machine. She encourages you to keep trying because you will learn something that you can use for a lifetimes. And most importantly once you make your first garment you will want to continue to make more of your outfits."
C. Boyd
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Erin was great-had some technical difficulties. She figured it out😎
Answered all my ?’s. It was fun!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"So patient and very nice. Hands on. And the i aslo learned about the history of yarn and the varous kinds. I would highly recommend."
Cassandra
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"Very personable. Patient.. and knowledgeable"
Makeny
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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