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Nicole S.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Nicole S.

7 Reviews
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Go at your own pace and have fun are my knitting mottos! I teach continental style knitting and have been teaching beginners to knit for over 5 years. Together we'll experience the excitement that comes when you cast on something new, learn a new stich, or finish a favorite project.

I'm can start with the basics (cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch) or jump straight into helping on a project you have planned (or started and got stuck on? don't worry - it happens to all of us!). There is no limit to the kind or number of projects we can do. I have plenty of project ideas and am always happy to help with your ideas, too.

About Nicole

My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 11 years old, and after taking a few years off I picked up the hobby again in my 20s. Now in my 30s I am an avid knitter - there are always several projects on my needles (I need one I can travel with, one I can do while watching TV, and usually one I'm m

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Nada
Nicole is very helpful and offered me great tips! As a beginner I was running into problems with the stitches and she cleared up my errors and questions so quickly and kindly. I will definitely keep Nicole as my knitting teacher. Thank you Nicole!

Michelle N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from University of Evansville
  • Teaching since 2009
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Michelle N.

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Knitting lessons are always fun and unique to each student’s needs and wants. Lessons can include things such as learning stitches, going over a pattern that a student wants to make, explaining knitting techniques, working on projects from beginning to end and anywhere in between. I am a flexible teacher that wants to help you reach your goals by working with you to create the best experience possible.

About Michelle

Music has been an integral part of my life. I have 8 years of teaching experience between teaching in public schools as well as privately. I have a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I learned how to play my first instrument starting 24 years ago and haven't stopped since. Teaching and music ar

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Luke and April S.
Keep in mind that we've only had one lesson so far. But my initial impression is that Michelle is very knowledgeable, very personable and very professional. I would certainly recommend her.
Katie
was awesome i really liked how she made everything fun
Owen
My son is an absolute beginner, and Michelle has been awesome! She has taught him how to maintain his instrument, and now they are well into learning music. Great communication with us parents as well!
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Randy S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

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I have played a lot of on-line Texas Hold-Em. My biggest take was a 12k win. I understand the game from the basics to the more advanced techniques. I have worked for on-line sites, played many live tournaments, table play etc...
THIS IS TEXAS HOLD 'EM ONLY.
This class is directed more at the beginner and the "intermediate" player who feels stuck, unable to move to the upper echelon. This class is a stout review of the solid basics required to win more than you lose. That is, to come out ahead in the long run, instead of walking away at the wrong time, or simply playing bad hands or getting pulled into expensive pots on a draw. If you understand any of this description, this class is for you. If not, I would look elsewhere. This is not a class for advanced players. I am an advanced player and such a pairing would be an attempt at lateral instruction and that dynamic rarely works in my experience.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Mike C.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mike C.

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I have been playing games my entire life. I have spent years playing competitive shooters from Halo to CS:GO to Call of Duty and more. I have even gone as far as to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design where I would receive my BFA in Interactive Development and Game Design. After graduating I started work at Epic Games where I worked on Fortnite seasons 12,13,14,15, and 16. Not only do I play games, but I have a fundamental understanding of how they work. I love sharing my passion for video games with the next generation of gamers and I hope that while you learn you have a fun time.

About Mike

Hey! My name is Mike. I am a game designer and avid player of many many games. I have taught classes on how to 3D model in Maya and in Unreal Engine. On top of all that I also have worked at Epic Games where I was able to work on Seasons 12-16 of Fortnite. I have a passion for making and playing ga

Betty E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Betty E.

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I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

About Betty

Basic Sewing

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Cindy W.
Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!
Darlene
Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels.
Lorri
Wonderful and attentive to my needs an progress. I’m not really good MissBerry is so patent, I would STRONGLY recommend Betty to any new student.
Thank you,Lorri
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Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
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Rhiannon P.

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Students can learn how to incorporate beading into other crafts, including their knitting and crocheting.

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
Shari W.

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"I had an awesome learning experience with Karen. She is patient and knowledgeable and I definitely knew how to crochet when I left after just one lesson. She showed me how to make a scarf and showed me how I can take those stitches and make a blanket. She taught me how to read the symbols and patterns and I can crochet!!!"
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"I am very happy I did this. Now I feel confident. Lily is very good and very patient. I will take all of her classes, as long as I can afford them."
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Fantastic lesson today! Super nice guy."
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"It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!"
Liz
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️"
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Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Vena is so knowledgeable and precise. I’m so glad to have taken her class as I felt very encouraged which motivated me a lot. She’s extremely understanding and patient and is generally very pleasant to have been taught by! 🌞"
Tina
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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