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Teaches students 12 and up
Teaching since 1987
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 ...
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
Speaks Español, English
Teaches students 9 and up
Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University
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!
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
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher.
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Cellular Molecular Biology from Westmont College
Teaching since 2012
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!
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
Teaching since 2019
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaches students 5 and up
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.
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
Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
Teaching since 2013
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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!
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
Speaks Spanish, English
Software Engineering from The University of Texas at Dallas
Awarded World Youth Chess Championship 4th Place from FIDE
Angel A.Book Now
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.
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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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!!"
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."
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