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Nicole S.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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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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Cherilyn
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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!
Liz
It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!

Jeff R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years, and now I teach students of all ages and skill levels. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in everyone.

I'll work with you to master the common folds and bases, learn all kinds of models, and show you how to read diagrams so you can keep folding on your own, and even try your own original designs.

From folding paper, you can create beautiful pieces of art in five, twenty-five, or one hundred and five steps, from a simple fish to a three-headed dragon. The art of Origami truly has no bounds. It also improves hand-eye coordination and can feel calming and meditative. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

About Jeff

Currently offering online lessons. Origami is perfect for being stuck at home, and since all you need is paper, there's no mess to clean up. *Please note that I only use TakeLessons.com to book one-on-one lessons. For other inquires, please send me a direct message. I've been folding origam

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Eryn
Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon.
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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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I am ranked as a top female chess player and have played the game for most of my life. I have played in many national, state, and local tournaments and place well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of

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Mía
Really like her attention to the studen and her organization
Bob
Good lesson. I enjoyed it.
Darby L.
Awesome teacher for my 9 year old daughter.

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Jackie O.

1 Review
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jackie O.

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I have been crocheting for nearly 20 years I find crochet to be fun and relaxing and I love pushing myself to create new things. I would love to teach you a new skill to assist in developing your creativity!
I offer beginner lessons from age 8 to adult. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs of the student.
You will be reading patterns and creating your own designs in no time!

About Jackie

Do you look around and think I would love to make that? Well now you can with a little bit of my help! This is my first experience formally teaching. I have been teaching friends and family for quite some time and now would like to bring this wonderful craft to you! I have been crocheting for

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Bella B.
My daughter is a beginner in crocheting and really enjoyed her classes with Jackie
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Sonya M.

51 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sonya M.

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About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a

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Kamyah A.
Amazing. I feel a lot more comfortable with my straight stich, understanding seam allowance, sewing terms, the french seam and more. I feel a lot less intimidated already and more eager. I am excited to evolve with her teachings. Thank you Sonya, see you next week!
Shantelle
Ms Sonya is awesome..........I was hesitant about an online sewing class, but she made it very easy to follow and and extremely helpful. She's such a pleasure to work with.
Melissa Cope
Sonya is remarkable! She has been virtually teaching my 13-year old to sew since January. She is a patient, kind, intuitive, and knowledgeable teacher. She prepares well for every session and even gives "homework" to ensure that my daughter's skills are progressing. My daughter looks forward to her sewing hour every week. We truly appreciate Sonya for planting the seeds that will cultivate a lifelong passion.
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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Masters of Public Policy from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jasmine L.

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Sessions include instruction, practicing, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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isabella P.
She is very patience with my daughter! Great!

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"Karen is very patient and has a great attitude and personality. She is very talented and appears eager to share her knowledge. I really enjoyed the experience. Peas Patricia"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"friendly. detailed. supportive and patient. It was our first session and I honestly feel like I learned the confusion I had about a sleeve. I am booking again next week 😊"
Darylondra Thompson
Took Sewing lessons from Annelouise M.
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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"I was very impressed on her ability diagnose and quickly address mistakes I made during our sessions. Additionally she is always well prepared and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Avalon."
Chris
Took Sewing lessons from Avalon F.
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"Love having Ms. Lily give me lessons in my own home. My understanding of the lessons taught is very valuable."
juice
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"We have only had one lesson, and my daughter (7) keeps asking when Angela comes back - she loved her lesson. Angela is a very patient teacher."
Katherine
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is very patient, persuasive, and adept at teaching young kids. He adapts his style based on a child's progress and challenges them to up their game. He is not watching the clock while teaching and goes the extra mile. Our son has made great strides in a short amount of time. Highly recommend!
- Trish"
Hrik
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Erin was wonderful. She was kind, and patient. I am a
terrible student but she but she ignored that and solved my problem. I am so grateful that the Universe threw her in my path."
Robin
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"My 7yr old has been going to Siddharth sir since 1yr now. Under Siddharth's sir guidance my son has really excelled in chess, he also took part in a chess competition and won through all the rounds in his age group and got his 1st trophy. Siddharth sir has helped him through learning the game further and building his strategies, he is really patient with him and prepared him well for the next stage."
Dave
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"She is just amazing. Very patient with my 12 years old daughter. Highly recommend!"
Anna
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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