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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
  • 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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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 students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
  • 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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Dawn Z.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dawn Z.

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This is not a machine embroidery class. Get ready to move beyond the basic cross stitch (by hand). Let me coach you on specialty stitches such as satin, queen, eyelets, Rhodes, French knots and more. Let me repeat, this will not be a machine embroidery class, every stitch will be by hand.
I've been cross stitching since 1983 and teaching it for over 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll learn how to organize your material for easier sewing, master basic stitches, and as time goes on you'll be able to tackle complicated stitches and designs. I specialize in counted cross stitch, but also have experience with redwork, drawnwork, Bargello, pulled thread, hardanger, and canvaswork. Typically, I use The Cross Stitcher's Bible by Jane Greenoff but can recommend other helpful resources. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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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Anna
She is just amazing. Very patient with my 12 years old daughter. Highly recommend!
Suellyn M.
I’m really enjoying my lessons with Dawn, she’s a great teacher and very patient with me. She explains things in an easy way to comprehend. Dawn is also very knowledgeable about teaching on Zoom and makes sure I can see what she’s explaining, switching camera views with ease. I’m so glad I signed up for these sewing lessons!
Elizabeth K.
I loved It and can’t wait to learn!

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Renee D.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Renee D.

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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

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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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeanmarie J.

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Previously a professional online poker player, I bring the tools needed to succeed at online tournament play, including sit n gos, as well as large tournaments. We will cover ICM theory, poker psychology, bankroll management, and more, in addition to basic game play and concepts.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Myrlene M.

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Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Myrlene M.

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I have 7 years of experience teaching crochet/knitting. I teach beginner and intermediate classes for students (5th Grade-High School), and adults. Learning how to crochet/knit is very therapeutic. I would love to help you learn how to crochet or how to knit. I have a curriculum that builds on each lesson. This is a perfect time to learn a new hobby!

About Myrlene

Hi, there! My name is Myrlene and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching crochet/knitting lessons since 2013, and love helping my students learn how to crochet/knit, a hat, scarf, blanket, how to read a pattern, etc. My certification is from the Craft Yarn Council. I enjoy cooking/and discove

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"My first lesson with Mya was great. She's helpful, understanding and patient. I will definitely recommend her to anyone who is interested in sewing."
Tiara
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Erin was extremely helpful trying to reproduce a project with no information to go on...Creative and thoughtful we worked through it with much success. Whether your a beginner or a self taught intermediate like myself, Erin is your go to instructor!"
Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Terrific intro to cabinet construction"
Charles
Took Woodworking lessons from Paul B.
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"My son is enjoying the class so far."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I've taken informal lessons with Dipankar for the last 2 years or so. He does a great job at explaining the game of chess. He is very patient. I have been able to learn a few different openings and have seen great improvement in my games. It is apparent Dipankar loves the game of chess and has an avid interest in improving his own abilities. You won't find a better fit!"
Jessica
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"I loved It and can’t wait to learn!"
Elizabeth
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job."
Amanda
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
Rachel Hershberg
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher."
Youjia
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"My grand-daughters (10-14) visited Crafty Table during the Thanksgiving Holiday of 2014 when they traveled to Chicago from Phoenix, Az. They were introduced to hand-stitching & how to thread a sewing machine. They made wallets& pillows from a wide variety of fabrics & stuffing material. They arrived hesitant of their skills but left capable of describing their projects in-depth. Using millinery terms. They even helped me to construct a beautiful pillow that I treasure from that day. The Crafty Table Sewing Day with their Chicago Grandma ranked higher than Navy Pier in their memory banks!"
Carolyn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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