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Maureen G.

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

Diana B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University
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Diana B.

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Tired of paying for alterations? Interested in giving your wardrobe a DIY makeover? Whatever your needs, my classes cater to your goals.

I learned to sew in a high school Costume Design class when I was 15 and I haven't stopped since. In 2013, I received a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design after which I started a cottage business making women's clothing and accessories.

My skills are specific to pattern-making, machine sewing, hand sewing, basic alterations, and how to start a fashion business.

I believe that with a strong sewing foundation you will find endless capabilities.

My classes are offered to children to adults, all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing about your sewing goals!

About Diana

Hello! My name's Diana, I'm a Miami native with a passion for sewing and design. As a kid I spent most of my time playing dress up, raiding friends' closets and constantly coordinating mine. I love clothes, fabrics and textures. When I started sewing at 15, nothing beat the rush and sense of ac

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Faizah A.
This is my first lesson. Diana was very kind and patient. And good at giving instructions. Which was very important since our lessons are online.
Tatiana A.
Diana is great. I’m delighted.
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher.

Tyler P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cellular Molecular Biology from Westmont College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tyler P.

5 Reviews
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I was rated in the 98th percentile of scholastic chess players and wants to show YOU how to kick your friends’ butts and embarrass your family members. I teach the classic positions and patterns so all my students have strong fundamental tactical and strategic understanding. I've taught students of all levels and is excited to help develop your game and have fun!

About Tyler

I grew up learning slower than everyone else. So slow that it was obvious from a very young age that there was something the matter with me. My mom would drive four hours to go to classes for children with learning disabilities on the weekends. I started speech therapy and eventually we would learn

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Devon V.
Fantastic Instructor and very positive experience. The lessons are catered to my personal style, and are always fun and informative. Tyler really knows his stuff. In 5 lessons, I went from consistently playing ~1050 on Chess.com to ~1350 and still climbing!
David Z.
Lessons were always interesting and informative, but most importantly they were all personally catered towards my personal play style, strengths, and weaknesses . Helped move my chess gameplay to new heights.
Ronald P.
Great mentor! Knowledgeable and can help you with fundamentals in a fun way!

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Kyle B.

72 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kyle B.

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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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Felicia A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Felicia A.

23 Reviews
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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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Dana
She was comfortable to work with and patient with me as a beginner. She listened to me and wanted to know what my goals were and she has an open door policy meaning I could text or email my questions and she would respond .
Regina
Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude.
Regina
Instructor is very patient and explain in details.

Angel A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Software Engineering from The University of Texas at Dallas
  • 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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"Loudel was a pleasure to work with. She was very patient, helpful and knowledgeable about crochet. I would definitely book with her again!!"
Jeannette McNeill
Took Crocheting lessons from Loudel W.
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"Fantastic lesson today! Super nice guy."
Gomez
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I am so happy that I found Mya! I had a very enjoyable lesson with Mya at her home. Mya is a very good teacher, with sensitivity to the particular needs of the student. Mya taught me pattern-making. She did so in a way that allowed me to first observe, then practice what I had observed. I came away with a usable pattern to make an item no longer available in stores.

Whether you are new to sewing or need help in developing new skills, you will find Mya able to meet you at your sewing level and you will end the lesson with enthusiasm for sewing and looking forward to your next lesson!!"
Mercedes Gilliom
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Dipankar is very professional and kids like attending his classes."
Smitha
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Enjoyable first lesson! Very comfortable working environment and lovely teacher."
Michelle
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Coach Siddharth has been a colleague of mine and a chess coach in great standing at Silver Knights Enrichment for the past few years; during this time I have had the privileged of co-coaching groups of young chess enthusiasts with him on numerous occasions and have been continually appreciative of Siddharth's ability to effectively impart his vast knowledge of chess concepts and principles to young students. In addition to his enthusiasm for teaching, he also has a patient demeanor and a wonderful way with kids. Recently I was pleased to learn that one of Siddharth's private students participated in his first scholastic chess tournament and won First Place in his division! Bravo coach!"
Jeff
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"We couldn't have imagined a more excellent instructor for our daughter. Lily has such a kind and pleasant demeanor. She is intelligent, patient, and is literally the best teacher that I have seen work with my daughter.

I give Lily my highest recommendation and always look forward to her coming and teaching my daughter. The relationship that they have formed is invaluable, beyond sewing. We are so appreciative and grateful to her."
Isabel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Both my kids enjoyed their chess class with teacher Thomas! They were engaged throughout and came out super pumped and looking forward to their next lesson!"
Meg & Mal
Took Chess lessons from Thomas 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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"Rob was really good with my son in taking the time to show him new tips and working on basics. We both learned a lot and his approach was excellent. I would definitely recommends Rob for anyone who wants to get better at pool."
Alex
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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