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Karen D.

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

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During our session you will learn the basic stitches of crochet. You will learn the new technique of the foundationless chain as well as how to read your work as you go along. You will learn as an intermediate you will learn how to read crochet diagrams for lace crochet or filet crochet.

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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Troy Remick
Karen is a meticulous teacher. She explains lessons in an accessible manner and gives you hands on experience under her direction. She takes time to ensure the student's understanding and proficiency before progressing. She is patient and kind. She was extremely flexible in scheduling our lessons. I learned to crochet and the basics of getting started, how to read patterns, supplies needed and much more. I love that I am now proficient at my new hobby thanks to such a wonderful teacher. Thank you Karen!
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".
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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Catonsville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Margaret R.

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Weaving can be intimidating but is very rewarding and easier than you think!

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!
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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

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Brianna S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music - Liberal Arts Track from North Central College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Brianna S.

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With the knitting lessons, we'll start out learning how to prepare your piece, read basic patterns, learn how to cast on and off. We'll go through the basic stitches (knit and purl), and how to use them to make a scarf.

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical ne

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Super kind and patient while I stumbled my way thru the basics
Glory
Brianna was a great teacher for my child.
She was encouraging and positive. She
tailored lessons to fit the range, talent and
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I would recommend her strongly.

Ainslie F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • PhD in Philosophy and Religion from California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ainslie F.

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Whether you want to understand how to read your own chart or learn to read the charts of others, with 25 + years of experience, I can teach you the language of astrology, providing a set of tools for enriching your life and connecting with Spirit. The more we know ourselves, the freer we become as individuals. Our deepest soul complexes always impede our vision, however, the study of astrology allows insight and understanding of the universe and of ourselves.

About Ainslie

I am an intuitive, Jungian-based astrologer. A life-long yoga practitioner, I presently run a yoga nonprofit. Daily meditation is essential to me. I had my astrology chart done on a whim in the early 90's and immediately became enthralled with the art. I began my daily blog, featuring Street Ar

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lynn
She's excited and loves it so now I want that too!
Alexandra
Ainslie is equally patient and dynamic in her teaching style. Moreover, the breathe of her astrology knowledge is unparalleled, and she effortlessly imparts a thorough knowledge of the subject in terms that are clear and concise. After my own lessons, I would enthusiastically recommend Ainslie to any student interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of astrology.
Antonia
Ainslie has given me two astrology readings.. both of which have given me a deeper understanding of astrology and myself. She is meticulous with her work and very patient while explaining all the information she gives, you can clearly see this in her weekly blogs. What I loved most about Ainslie readings is that you really feel how passionate she is about Astrology and this makes the experience so much more meaningful and fun! Thank you Ainslie!
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Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rhiannon P.

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Students can learn how to incorporate beading into other crafts, including their knitting and crocheting.

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
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