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Melissa R.

Holyoke, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Melissa R.

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I want you to enjoy crocheting! Let's smile, make jokes, and learn a new hobby together! After your initial lesson you will have a grasp on basic stitches. From there, I will help you develop your crochet skills so you can venture out and begin creating for yourself or for gifts! Nothing beats a hand-made gift!

After each lesson, I will give you a small assignment to work on that will help you develop. I will let you lead the pace. Crocheting is fun and should never be stressful!

About Melissa

I have been crocheting since I was 12 years old. Throughout the years I crocheted blankets, granny squares, Character hats, beanies, scarves, amigurumi, baby clothes, and so much more. Crocheting has been an outlet where I de-stress and unleash my creativity! I always have a can-do mind! If I can i

Lawrence B.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lawrence B.

25 Reviews
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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Dominique K.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He expands on any question you might have so you walk away from the lesson with a true understanding of the exercises.
Andre K.
Great Instructor, very knowledgeable, very positive experience as my chess teacher, extremely patient.
Ta-Riesha
Lawerence is highly knowledgeable in all things chess! He was very patient with me, and explained things very thoroughly. I highly recommend! Will definitely be taking more lessons with him in the future.

Diana B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Diana B.

2 Reviews
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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!

About Diana

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

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Faizah A.
This is my first lesson. Diana was very kind and patient. And good at giving instructions. Which was very important since our lessons are online.
Tatiana A.
Diana is great. I’m delighted.
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher.

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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

Huyen G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Bachelor degree from Vietnam National University, Hanoi
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Huyen G.

2 Reviews
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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

I was born in Vietnam and just came to America 2 years ago. Teaching is my passion, both Vietnamese and Crocheting . My students said that I am very patient, enthusiastic and responsible! And the improvement of students is my happiness!

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Moises J.
I cannot rate Mrs. Huyenny highly enough! - she has made learning 'VIETNAMESE" fun! It is a totally different experience from learning Vietnamese on some Purchased downloaded program - Huyen uses a variety of different tools and methods in her tutoring, ones that help memorise verbs, grammar and vocabulary, and have given me some really useful hints and tips, so that learning "VIETNAMESE" is easy and fun.I now feel more confident in speaking to natives. Highly recommended.
KY
She is a good instructor, and a kind person!

Reid S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Reid S.

3 Reviews
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Are you interested in the game of Chess? Do you play, but want to become an expert? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I’m offering chess lessons. You will learn the basics of the game and we’ll progress to learning effective strategies to help you become a better player. Depending on your skill level, the tutoring will vary. If you’re already a good player, I’ll help you become great. Great way to get introduced to the game of chess in a fun and competitive environment.

About Reid

My name is Reid S. and I’m new to the Sacramento area. My wife works for the Sacramento Districts Attorneys office as a District Attorney hence the reason for us moving here. I was teaching at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA before the move. I’ve been a teacher/football coach since 201

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Elias
I highly recommend Reid as a chess instructor. He is very knowledgeable and demonstrated great patience while working with my son. His teaching style encouraged my son to analyze his decisions and develop strategy!
Daniel
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"I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it."
Hawa
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons."
Myat
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Erin is practical and friendly"
Erin
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"James is very knowledgeable. He is very friendly and easy to understand. I am looking forward to our next lesson."
Christopher
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude."
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Great first experience. Ryan kept it interesting and is a committed teacher. Fantastic beginning!"
Devaki
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Sonya was great! She took her time, but kept focused on showing me some great sewing techniques and tips. I will definitely be taking another session from her in the near future."
Cathey
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Fantastic Instructor and very positive experience. The lessons are catered to my personal style, and are always fun and informative. Tyler really knows his stuff. In 5 lessons, I went from consistently playing ~1050 on Chess.com to ~1350 and still climbing!"
Devon V.
Took Chess lessons from Tyler P.
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"Very professional and knowledgeable!"
Rasmus J.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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