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John S.

Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

Maureen G.

2 Reviews
Hingham, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Maureen G.

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I began knitting when I was twelve years old; I sat beside my neighbor, Mrs. Turner, and listened to her stories while I watched her wooden straight needles move expertly along, clacking-clacking in counterpoint to the crackling of the wood in the corner stove. Mrs. Turner had a laid back approach to teaching knitting. The point of knitting wasn't simply to produce a useful item: it was to enjoy the process. If you made a mistake, just unmake it and try again. The worst that could happen was you would end up with two sticks and some string.

When you're twelve, life is filled with drama. Knitting was not. It has always been a meditative, nurturing retreat. There have been times in my life when I've knitted more, times when I've knitted less. But the lessons I learned from knitting have served me well over the years: patience, perseverance, and keeping it all in perspective.

I'd love to share this craft with someone else. Come, learn to knit and see what else you might learn ...

About Maureen

I have been knitting for more than 35 years, and was taught by a neighbor when I was 12 years old. I found it fascinating and rewarding to transform something disorganized (a ball of yarn) into something purposeful and beautiful. As I grew up, and my world expanded, I found the world of fiber was

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Elizabeth Shestakova
Excellent teacher with a lot of experience and knowlege of knitting. Demonstrates and explains concepts in a way that makes it easy to understand.
Liz
Awesome knitting teacher, who has a lot of experience and explains things so that they are easy to understand.
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Nicole S.

3 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole S.

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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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Mari
Fantastic! Very knowledgeable
Kischa
I had a great experience.. Nicole was very patient with me, even through the technical difficulties.
Oliver O.
Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️

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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Renee D.

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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
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About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commercial

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her
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Kelly N.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kelly N.

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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with a pillowcase and then work up to more and more complicated projects, learning ne

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Anna S.
Definitely enjoyable to visit with Kelly! We talked about many sewing things for clarification and developed some
"Homework". I feel encouraged and motivated! She is easy going and I appreciate that.
Abby
I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity.

Angel A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded World Youth Chess Championship 4th Place from FIDE
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Angel A.

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I am a chess Grand Master from Spain living in Dallas. I take my lessons seriously, adapting to the level and needs of the students. I prepare in advance, and I focus on delivering quality material.

I am a 26-year-old software engineer, and I have been teaching chess privately and in schools since I was 18.

About Angel

I am a chess Grand Master from Spain living in Dallas. I take my lessons very seriously, adapting to the level and goals of each student. I prepare in advance and focus on delivering quality material. After every lesson, homework and material to study are provided. If you are ready to learn and wor

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Took Poker lessons from Eric W.
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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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!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
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Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"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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Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"I recently took classes with Beatrice. I'm a beginner at this and very pleased with her knowledge, patience and passion for sewing. She always make sure you understand what your doing before your lesson ends. She's a great teacher and wonderful person. Her passion for it makes me look forward to my next lesson. I would definitely recommend to family and friends."
Jennifer
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher."
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Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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"Excellent Chess coach. He is very patient and explains things clearly. My kids always look forward to their lessons with Dipankar!"
Shweta
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Easy to follow, thorough, patient and making it interesting from the first steps"
Kirstin
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Lucy has been a great teacher. I’m learning a lot in such a short amount of time. I look forward to my lessons."
Sandy
Took Crocheting lessons from Lucy R.
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