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Nicole S.

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

Kim D.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kim D.

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I offer patient guidance and encouragement. I see knitting as a process of growth and development- moving forward at a pace that the student is comfortable as we cultivate confidence and technique.

About Kim

I am a hoarder - most notably of yarn and can be seen knitting or crocheting in 90 degree weather. I began my craft journey as a child when i was taught Crochet by the other woman in my fathers life. I learned to knit later - but I would hone both these skills well into adulthood looking for a wa

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Siddharth G.

92 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Bachelor Business Management and Textile Technology from De Monte University
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Siddharth G.

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I have been teaching chess for six years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As they progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last six years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tourn

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Rummi
I have had an excellent experience with Siddharth Gillaria as a chess teacher. He simplifies complicated scenarios with ease and is a vast font of chess knowledge. I look forward to learning more and taking additional classes with him.
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Siddharth is a wonderful coach.my son is a beginner in chess and learnt many in just 2 classes. Siddharth is very patient and thoughtful and helpful .He email me learning topic for supporting review during week .playing chess is becoming a popular table game in my family.my son loves learning with coach Siddharth. 2 Thumbs up👍🏽👍🏽

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Dawn Z.

31 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Knitting from WEBS
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Dawn Z.

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Unsure where to start in the quilting world? I can show you tips and tricks for improving your cutting, piecing and finishing your quilt. I'm not interested in teaching applique and I do not own a long arm quilter, so I would not be the right teacher for those areas.

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About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Gina
My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilting. Thank you Dawn for your patience and willingness to share your knowledge.
Yulia
Very knowledgable and patient. Easy to ask questions from. Will help you with whatever problem you are having.
Cheryl
Dawn is an amazing instructor. She goes above and beyond to teach you at your level. She is very patient and kind. She has a delightful personality. After only 4 lessons my quilting skills have improved immensely. I plan on continuing my lessons indefinitely with her.
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Atousa P.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!
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Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!

Chris C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Chris C.

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My teaching style is progressive and tailored to the individual student. Each lesson builds on what was learned before. We go over games that the student has played, especially losses to higher rated players. For beginning players and juniors I teach the fundamentals and build from there. Suggested books are Comprehensive Chess Course, for beginners, and Chess The Easy Way by Reuben Fine, for more advanced players.

About Chris

I'm a patient and experienced chess teacher with 8 years of experience teaching children and adults. My teaching approach is practical and fun. We look at the chess games that you've played, and I teach the fundamentals of chess strategy and tactics based on these games. I have more than twenty

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Chris is an excellent teacher and he's really helped me improve my game. In one lesson he showed me an opening that I used to win against a strong player. We go over games that I've played and he always has helpful suggestions. I highly recommend Chris as a chess teacher.

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"Melissa is very knowledgeable and patient. She has excellent knowledge of yarn & patterns. And, she's really nice and approachable."
Pamela Roller
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"Tough opponent clearly told me my mistakes and how to correct them. Taught my some tactics traps and openings"
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Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Rhiannon is a really great instructor. She's patient and knowledgeable. I took a slip stitch knitting class with her and it was a lot of fun. I highly recommend Rhiannon for any crafting classes she's offering; you'll learn a lot!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Karl was just great. Soft spoken yet very clear about the culture and mechanics of the game.
I have a much better understanding of both."
Patsy
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Thomas is a great teacher! He explains everything in a very organized way that was easy to understand."
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Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Just completed my first lesson so excited for the second class. Sonya is a wonderful teacher"
Annie
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"This was my first chess lesson, Kyle was great.
I highly recommend him."
Dominick
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Absolutely wonderful instructor. Patient and helped me along perfectly. I’m much more confident than I was before we started! Can’t wait for my next class. Thank you Sonya!"
June
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Great teacher and helped with what was needed. Definitely will be in contact with her if anything else were to come up. Thanks!"
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Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything"
Judith
Took Embroidery lessons from Dawn Z.
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