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Karen D.

6 Reviews
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Customer Service from Sunrise Assisted Living Facility
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Karen D.

6 Reviews
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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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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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Janai Gumbs
Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her.
Wynndi D.
Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks.
Cynfi Shaw
Great Lesson! So patient and informative
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Mingla C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mingla C.

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We'll make the best use of those unused magazines, paper rolls, cardboard around your house.

About Mingla

Being encouraging and developing positive attitude towards a particular subject are my teaching secrets.

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William B.
Mingla was professional but down to earth in her instruction. She was able to speak in terms that made sense about my camera and settings. I would take classes from her again! William
Martha R.
Instructor Mingla is awesome. She has been working with my 9 years old daughter for quite some time now. Ever since my daughter started her online math tutoring sessions with Mingla she is doing excellent in math. She was a B+ average student in math and now she is an A average. Mingla has a lot of patience to deal with kids and she makes sure they understand what she is teaching them. I can openly express this because I see how she is with my daughter. After each of her math sessions, my daughter always let me know how much she learned and how she is so happy she is able to understand math problems easier the way Mingla explains them. I truly recommend instructor Mingla for your children's needs in Math. She is a very dedicated individual who works very well with kids! Highly recommend her!
Michael
Very helpful and friendly. Easy to understand the language with her methods.

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Vena H.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Vena H.

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I'm an experienced professional and have been working in top tier fashion companies in NYC for over 10 years. I am offering industry level patternmaking and sewing classes that cater to your needs. Whether you are a beginner who wants to start sewing or advanced level that you want to polish your skills or to start your clothing line, I can help you with all aspects of subjects that you want to learn. I teach hands-on patternmaking and sewing skills used in the industry and garment production know-how if you want to start your line. Classes include in-depth knowledge of fitting, garment construction, basic and advanced sewing, and production patternmaking. I help my students at different levels to achieve their goals.

About Vena

I am currently not available until end of March. Pls message me regarding the class schedule before you book the class. I'm a fashion designer and have been working in the fashion industry in NYC for more than 10 years with a fashion design degree from Parsons. I worked at companies such as DKN

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Meret
Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!
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Kathy
I was having issues modifying patterns. Vena helped me understand how pattern making works and how to resolve my issues. She is knowledgeable and a natural teacher. What could have been complicated and difficult to learn was easy and straightforward. I highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Daniel M.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
  • Awarded 2nd position in the Open Chess District Tournament from Municipalidad de San Miguel
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Daniel M.

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I am an avid chess player. I am a 3rd category chess player. I am part of the Chess Federation in Peru and USA. I can teach little kids as well as to people who want to improve their openings, middle game, and endgame. My Rating is 1500+.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Jenny Janssen
Went well for me!
Wingsze S.
Great instructor! Thank you.

Lily S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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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"Cheryl is a great instructor! She is patient and moves at a speed you feel comfortable with. I would recommend her to any beginner who wants to take up crocheting!"
Hannah
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"It was really interesting to learn all of the new moves but it was kind of dark, wish there was more lighting"
Hope
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"He is a very friendly teacher. He has taught me a lot. I appreciate him taking his time to teach me new moves. Thank you for teaching me Siddarth. I look forward to future lessons."
Fernando
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids."
Thomas
Took Chess lessons from Bora Y.
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"I had an awesome learning experience with Karen. She is patient and knowledgeable and I definitely knew how to crochet when I left after just one lesson. She showed me how to make a scarf and showed me how I can take those stitches and make a blanket. She taught me how to read the symbols and patterns and I can crochet!!!"
Amanda
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"I learnt alot ... she is very patient kind and upbeat.. 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽"
Cleronel Austrie
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Dude really knows his stuff and goes above and beyond to try to help you identify your weaknesses and then improve on them. I've already gone up a few dozen rating points and I've only just started with him."
Cole Borsch
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"A very helpful session!"
Michael
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels."
Darlene
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Easy to follow, thorough, patient and making it interesting from the first steps"
Kirstin
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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