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Nicole S.

3 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • 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 ❤️

Maureen G.

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

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English, German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron C.

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I learned to play chess with my grandfather when I was 5 years old and have played now for over 30 years. I adopt a modern, attacking style to bridge and will teach you tactics like combinations, openings, sacrifices, forks, and many other tricks to help you win games quickly.

If you are defensive minded, I will teach you how to frustrate your opponents, like forcing them to trade queens or rooks to push an endgame scenario. I use the chess.com platform for teaching and we can also talk by phone or video chat alongside.

About Aaron

I have played bridge since I was a teenager (20+ years), and have played well over 1 million hands over this time period. I am continually honing my own game via Bridgebase.com (handle = aceman34), arguably the best teaching tool out there. I generally prefer online lessons because I find my stu

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Jan
The lesson was interactive and fun. I feel as if I learned a lot. Aaron is intuitive and can easily flex to keep the lesson moving versus repetitious. Enjoyed it very much and cant wait for my next lesson.
Tanya R.
Game was very nice and not earth shattering. This may take a while in getting to the next level (2500 for gold) as I currently have 1980 at ruby life master. There is a lot to learn.
Sheila
Aaron was pleasant, professional, patient and a real pleasure. Can’t wait for our next lesson.

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Haggit S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Haggit S.

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I am an origami artist and origami teacher with more than 20 years experience of teaching origami to children, adults and seniors. I live in NYC. I have been teaching origami in private and public schools as well as community centers, museums and senior centers. I work well with special needs children and adults. I use paper and materials you can find in your own home, like printing paper, napkins, dollar bills or business cards. Origami is not just another art or craft form. It is a way of acquiring multitude of skills, in a fun way . Origami engages students in learning basic math concepts like shape, size and number. In the process they learn patience and concentration sequencing and problem solving. Most importantly, people of all ages gain self esteem as they succeed in finishing a model and take pride of their work. They also find that the models they fold can serve them for practical purposes; All kind of boxes to store crayons, staples, A dish to put candies, a hand ...

About Haggit

As an origami teacher and an artist who lives in NYC. I have been teaching origami in prestigious private schools in NYC (Among them Bank street school, Spence school, and Hunter college) For many years I have taught origami at the 92stY and at the Museum of Natural History. I have been attending n

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Dante R.
Haggit was great. We had a fun time and learned some along the way. Thank you Haggit :)
Melanie S.
Haggit was an excellent instructor who gave instructions that were easy to understand for students at all levels. She came to our class well prepared with several different models for us to make and had a great set-up so we could easily see how to make the folds. We really enjoyed our lesson with her and are excited to use our new origami skills!
Marie Kasprzyk
Haggit was very flexible when scheduling the day and time to host a group origami event. We hosted the event for an organization at Texas A&M. She was very flexible to provide the information needed for us to provide the correct materials, zoom link, etc to the participants. Due to COVID the event had to be remote and the participants were not able to participate in the same location. The origami project that we hosted was really fun and she ensured to take her time showing the types of folds so that everyone was able to easily follow along. She provided additional information about origami such as books that we could study to become really good at origami.

Felicia A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
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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.
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Stephanie B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Chemistry from Blue Ridge Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

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Whether you’re interested in establishing a small herb garden or farming your own food, my lessons cover the basics and up. From soil testing to diagnosing plant diseases, troubleshooting pests to “green manure”, I offer help for every garden, and every level of experience.

I am passionate for plants and all living things. I hope to share my excitement for growth and learning with you! Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions, class recommendations, or any other inquiry.

I look forward to working with you!

About Stephanie

I am passionate for plants and all living things. I have a wide variety of experience from teaching botany to my local gardening group to teaching schools how to farm for food in Haiti. I hope to share my excitement for growth and learning with you! Please don’t hesitate to contact me with question

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Rob
Stephanie brings extensive knowledge and experience to the job. She is diligent and compassionate about what she does. For Christmas I'm giving my wife--really all of us--a year's worth of Stephanie's gardening advice and care.

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"I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Donna is a wealth of astrology knowledge. I found our sessions together to be informative, fascinating and useful for my overall understanding of astrology as a student. I recommend Donna!"
Lisa
Took Astrology lessons from Donna S.
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"Ryan was very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to meet me at my level and play and explain things in a manner that I could understand. I look forward to my next lesson!"
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Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Aaron has been teaching my 9 year old son chess lessons. After several months with a weekly lesson, my wife and I are very pleased with his progress. At first we had our doubts about whether online classes would work. The truth is that we are very satisfied because the use of technology added interest for my son in learning. Aaron is very patient and makes the lessons enjoyable, with some humor. He has a teaching method that combines strategy and theory with a love for the game. That is the magic of learning and is the key to advance one's knowledge of any discipline. Now we play more and more competitive matches and his progress is very noticeable. We also appreciate Aaron's feedback about how each lesson went and tips to work on during the week to reinforce what was learned."
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Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"Vena knows sewing inside and out. She's very friendly and knows how to make you feel comfortable even if you feel your questions are just beginner questions. I highly recommend taking lessons from her and look forward to our next session!"
Shannon
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
Gary Marks
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"The best instructor in sewing I ever had. Very patient and smart. She explains to me every detail of sewing that I need to know. Looking forward to take more classes with her."
Geraldine
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I like this instructor because he plays games on chess and he teaches step by step so that it is simple to understand where as some teachers give you a load at 1 time and he doesn't give any homework but to practice what we learned so I think that anyone who wants to learn chess on TakeLessons should take the lessons with Thomas."
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Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Jane was wonderful. She’s very knowledgeable and I appreciate her direct teaching style. She intuited what would be difficult for a beginner and helped course-correct accordingly."
Jandi
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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