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Kathren L.

Brooklyn, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathren L.

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I've been sewing my entire life and while I'm new to teaching in a formal setting I've been helping my friends and classmates with sewing since I was in high school. I can teach you basics like how to sew a button and we can work our way up to sewing an outfit.

I can teach you: building (sewing a item of clothing from scratch), altering, tailoring, repairing, embroidery, beading, prop making, hand stitching, machine stitching, how to use a serger, how to read and use patterns, how to plan a project, how to draft a basic pattern, beginner upholstery, and what I call "make it work" sewing tricks for when you don't have fancy equipment or supplies.

If you have a specific project (I'm looking at you, cosplayers and diy Halloween enthusiasts) or if you want to learn a skill that you will use for the rest of your life. I can help.

About Kathren

I'm a grad student at George Washington University who just moved to the DC area from Chicago, and I'm originally from Texas. I'm a maker who specializes in sewing but I dabble in many other media. I learned everything I know by choosing a project and learning what I needed to to complete that pr

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Karen D.

5 Reviews
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Starting at $30
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  • Associate of Applied Science from Baltimore International College
  • Teaching since 2000
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Karen D.

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During this class you will become familiar with the basics of knitting. You will learn how to cast on and bind off. How to make hats and scarfs etc.

About Karen

My name is Karen D. and I have been crocheting for the past 58yrs. and knitting for the past 27 yrs. I am currently a Certified Knitting and Crochet instructor from The Yarn Council of America. I was certified in the year 2000. I have taught in Michael's Arts and Craft store, JoAnn Fabric, Com

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Beth
AWESOME I so enjoy working with Karen! In advance of today’s lesson, we coordinated re work on a summer shawl Project. We both thought a summer shawl addressing those summer air conditioned restaurants was a good project for folks like me that travel a bunch and need take along projects. With Karen’s guidance in mind, I bought gthe yarn. Then Karen showed me 6-9 different shawls she’s made so I could pick target shawl pattern that wasn’t above my ability and appealed to me. I’m now on my way; 3+Rows in and feeling confident of noteworthy progress til next session.
Beth
Encouraging, supportive, first class instructor. I signed up for lessons after I realized the kit I bought was above my knowledge level. It's been an awesome experience. I am more confident in reading instructions and making the (pattern specified) numerous different stitches. F2F lessons is the best; its been an awesome experience. I will take more lessons from Karen - she's just that good; a real gem for "take lessons".
Louise S.
Delightful! Karen was patient, professional and full of ideas. Looking forward to my next session.
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Jennifer W.

7 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • BA, chemistry major, French minor from Drew University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer W.

7 Reviews
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I am an AFPA certified personal trainer and hula hoop expert. In addition to working as a personal trainer at LaFitness, I have taught Hooping for Fitness and Performance at a local community center. I would love to help a novice or intermediate to improve his or her fundamental hooping skills as well as learn some new exciting tricks.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
Ashley
First lesson was yesterday and my daughter was very impressed.

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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jennifer P.

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Want to learn more about "what makes you tick", what your energetic blueprint/makeup is? Or perhaps you know the basics, but you want to learn "to read" charts, or to work with "moving energy" (transits and progressions) more effectively.

Whatever your desire and current level of knowledge, astrology is a wonderful language and method of learning "how you work yourself" deeply, and how to understand/partner with others (and with the universe!) more effectively.

I can teach you about your chart in a more academic sense (I have 20 years of tutoring/teaching experience!)--OR we can integrate astrology with healing, meditative and/or creative practices, to help you integrate your inherent archetypal expression in a deeper, more impactful way.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

Joseph A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Joseph A.

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There's more out there than Monopoly and Battleship! I have a passion for teaching board games. Some games you probably never heard of such as Eruption, Five Tribes, Forbidden Desert, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Munchkin... And games you probably heard of like Risk, Uno, and Chess. Just to name a few. Come learn something new and teach others.

About Joseph

Hello, my name is Joseph Azzam. I'm in teaching since 2001. I currently teach middle school math at Hosler Middle School. I am a credentialed teacher. You can look me up on CA Department of Education for a background check. I've also taught at the high school level. Besides math, I have a wealth of

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Lily S.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $26
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lily S.

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I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring and alterations too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like ...

About Lily

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too! The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own indivi

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Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.
Travis H.
りりさん Is a great teacher I'm very excited for my second lesson! She's very focused on what you want to learn specifically and also helps you understand the basics. Sends you what you've learned so you can review it whenever!
Tori B.
She had a PowerPoint ready on the technique I wanted to learn.

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"Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson."
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with Mr.Siddharth. He was a really cool instructor I could talk to and easily forget about time. It's always good to be so engaged with what you are learning that you put all your focus into the subject, and he easily allowed that. I even went over time in my first lesson, we were both so engaged!

I highly recommend Mr.Siddharth as an instructor. I am a relatively advanced player, but I can see how his wisdom can transfer over to beginners and intermediates. I will consider even more lessons in the future. One small caveat was his small bouts of absent-mindedness (moving the wrong piece, forgetting what as the last move), but that never caused so much confusion I didn't know what was going on.

Overall, he doesn't disappoint. Book a lesson with him, and you'll learn something."
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"Excellent! All the best attributes of an instructor that will encourage and motivate possibilities. Patient and concerned with retaining the knowledge."
- Alma
Took Woodworking lessons from Hans N.
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"For a long time I thought I understood the game of pool but within the first 5 minutes of running drills with Dan, I came to the realization that I did not know much. My understanding of the completely changed and I definitely see improvements in the near future."
- Leo
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"Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide"
- Chengliang
Took Chess lessons from Preston W.
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"Omer is a great origami teacher. His instructions and teaching techniques are excellent. he is very clear in his instruction. Not only does he teaches well but he also make sure he is understood. i feel i have made a lot of progress by learning from hi,"
- Denise
Took Origami lessons from Omer S.
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