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Jeff R.

1 Review
Arlington, VA
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years. My love of animals as a kid inspired me to learn origami so I could fold my very own paper zoo. Now, I teach students of all ages and skill levels to fold. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in all of us.

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. In addition to creating pieces of art, origami exercises hand-eye coordination and can feel as calming as meditation. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

Just by 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.

I'm currently based in Arlington, VA but I often travel for my theatre work and will keep my ...

About Jeff

I'm now in Arlington, VA, and available for in-person teaching in the D.C./Metro area. *Before purchasing lessons, please send me a private message to let me know what you're interested in working on. I only use TakeLessons.com to book private lessons. I've been folding origami for over twe

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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.

Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 18; Female: 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rosemary O.

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Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am the Creative Director for Teddies Afrique and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me. Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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Chad G.
Rosemary was amazing. She's an excellent teacher and I really enjoyed my lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson. I highly recommend Rosemary for sewing lessons.
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.
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Karen D.

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

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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

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Daniel L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one in-person meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.

Alex E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Accounting from Oakland University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Alex E.

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I have been playing chess for about 18years and have been teaching Chess for 5+ years on the side whether that be classes of 20-25 elementary kids or private lessons for people of all ages. The students I have taught and teach experience range from not knowing anything about chess too being experienced in the game. I have taught students ranging from 5 years old to 30 years old and I have had many students place in tournaments.

About Alex

Hi my name is Alex! I have graduated Oakland University with a Bachelors in Accounting. Currently I am going for MBA at Oakland University and studying for the CPA. I am currently working for a Public Accounting firm where I have been working in their assurance department for over a year. I have en

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"Siddharth is very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. Glad I got the lessons."
- Gary Lilienfield
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"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
- Rachel Hershberg
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"she is just great. she makes learning fun. couldn't get any better than this."
- Mirna K.
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"Dan is fantastic. He identified key areas in which I needed improvement and suggested drills to directly address those issues. From the very first lesson, it was clear that Dan possesses a deep love of billiards and has carefully considered the best ways to impart his knowledge to others. The overall quality of my game (and my enjoyment derived while playing it) has risen dramatically as a direct result of working with him."
- David
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"Beatrice was fantastic. I’d recommend her to anyone."
- Olivia
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"He is professional and very knowledgeable! He has a gift for teaching."
- Sabrina
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"Melissa was a fantastic teacher. So pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her."
- Janelle
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Adenike was well-prepared and very flexible to the situation and all my questions. She adopted my goal as her own and did everything possible to get us there--which she did! I look forward to our next lesson."
- Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Adenike O.
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"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!"
- Danielle
Took Crocheting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"My first lesson with Cheryl and I can already tell I will be doing MANY more. She is so easy to talk to and just has an over all great personality. She is a great teacher and really knows how to give constructive criticism and let you know when you need to correct something without making you feel like you are doing something wrong, she has a really good way of saying things and an immense amount of patience!"
- Taylor
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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