Crafts & Hobbies Lessons in Minnetonka Beach, MN. It's your time.

In person or online. We've got everything you need to get started and stay motivated!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Minnetonka Beach, MN

Or other areas around you:

Chris C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Chris C.

1 Review
Book Now

My teaching style is progressive and tailored to the individual student. Each lesson builds on what was learned before. We go over games that the student has played, especially losses to higher rated players. For beginning players and juniors I teach the fundamentals and build from there. Suggested books are Comprehensive Chess Course, for beginners, and Chess The Easy Way by Reuben Fine, for more advanced players.

About Chris

I'm a patient and experienced chess teacher with 8 years of experience teaching children and adults. My teaching approach is practical and fun. We look at the chess games that you've played, and I teach the fundamentals of chess strategy and tactics based on these games. I have more than twenty

Recent Reviews
Scott
Chris is an excellent teacher and he's really helped me improve my game. In one lesson he showed me an opening that I used to win against a strong player. We go over games that I've played and he always has helpful suggestions. I highly recommend Chris as a chess teacher.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Music from Stony Brook University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Book Now

Previously a professional online poker player, I bring the tools needed to succeed at online tournament play, including sit n gos, as well as large tournaments. We will cover ICM theory, poker psychology, bankroll management, and more, in addition to basic game play and concepts.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

Recent Reviews
Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Atousa P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Atousa P.

30 Reviews
Book Now

Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

Recent Reviews
Patrick
Andy M.
I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!
Tai
Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!

Meet Online Crafts & Hobbies Teachers Serving Minnetonka Beach, MN

Kim D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Kim D.

Book Now

Patient and kind encouragement with this meditative craft is what I offer. We will go at a pace that will give you your best result.

About Kim

I am a hoarder - most notably of yarn and can be seen knitting or crocheting in 90 degree weather. I began my craft journey as a child when i was taught Crochet by the other woman in my fathers life. I learned to knit later - but I would hone both these skills well into adulthood looking for a wa

Veronica D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Veronica D.

Book Now

Learn the Art of Crochet with a Crochet Instructor and Teacher Certified from the Craft Yarn Council of America. I have been teaching crochet professionally since 2014 from beginners to advance students, and crocheting for over 50 years teaching family and friends. Crochet is an art formi that is not only fun, but beneficial to your health and mind. You will learn how to make simple scarfs to complicated patterns and even home decor whether your dominate hand is your right or left. Come join me in learning how to make heirlooms that will be treasured by family and friends forever.

About Veronica

I have been interested in crafts my entire life. I am a professional artist attaining Signature Level with the Boca Raton Museum of Art The Artists' Guild for over 15 years, and have been the past president for four of those years. My love of crochet started during my high school years. I am cur

Ahmet Fahreddin U.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Arabic, English, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Ahmet Fahreddin U.

1 Review
Book Now

Reading books of chess, doing puzzles, going through the Chessmaster academy, looking at openings, tactics, end-game patterns, pins, forks, discovery attacks, strategic thinking, famous games, and the psychology and philosophy of the game as well as my personal thoughts and analogies based on this eternal game.

About Ahmet Fahreddin

BA in English Language and Literature, MA in Science Technology and Society. 8 years of teaching experience in 3 countries. Taught IELTS, TOEFL, CAE, FCE, AP, and other exams, Business English, General English and more. I know 5 languages fluently which are English, Spanish, Russian, Turkish an

Recent Reviews
Maksym
Ahmet is a good teacher who explains the materials very well. He explains it easily and if you need the Russian translations, it wouldn't be a problem for Ahmet.
My lessons are interesting because I practice Grammar, Speaking, Listening and Writing skills. Since the lessons are always different, I do not have the time to get bored or distracted. Our lessons go so fast that I wonder "Ноw come!? Did I waste my time in vain?"
My skills get better with each lesson, and I dont even notice how. But I know that nothing is better than having lessons with a native speaker. I had a lot of lessons with Ukrainian teachers, but nobody was able to give me as much pleasure while learning English as Ahmet.
You don`t need to worry about your level, because even if you are a beginner, Ahmet will be able to help you since he has a good command of Russian language to explain materials.

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing crafts & hobbies teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream crafts & hobbies teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_144978_pi_12074933_10206521930200240_602706243765129157_n
"My 7 year daughter likes taking chess lessons with Mr. Josh. He is kind and smart, a very good instructor for children."
Wendy
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
Profile_121619_pi_FB_IMG_1439850290077
"Amazing teacher! Takes the time to explain everything , very kind and patient"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
Profile_112158_pi_HeadshotcopyWeb
"Update to my last review: Changing to five stars. Erin immediately responded to my complaint about the camera picture quality and has made adjustments to what I see through her camera when we have lessons. She took my concern very seriously and I'm really glad to now be able to confidently give her lessons five stars!"
Julia
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
Profile_128474_pi_SonyaSelfie1
"Wow! Miss Sonya knows so much and was ready to help with everything from setting up my machine to initial cutting fabrics. She moves at my pace and has a wonderful presence! Loved this first lesson and would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking to learn to quilt =D"
Patty
Took Quilting lessons from Sonya M.
Profile_122887_pi_Trophy%20picture
"I learned about passt pawn and skewer and fork end game"
Govardhana
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
Profile_65985_pi_255170_1370890567640_1693043916_594462_4835315_n
"Mya is very patient with novice learners. Both my 12 year old daughter and I have attended class and we both walk away learning new things each time!

Mya has also been very accommodating with my schedule, allowing me the flexibility to adjust my lesson time on several occasions. She has a dedicated space to give lessons that is open and welcoming!

I definitely recommend Mya. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Jessica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
Profile_239316_pi_ba498f3d2f9d7eecd3f87b0e23bbd3e0ae1ac60e
"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
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
Profile_248432_pi_f326aa149643ae35e4cfc824577d59c453176d5e
"AnneLouise is an excellent instructor. I started to sew on the first day. I am honestly enjoying learning how to sew. I can wait for the next lesson."
Anna
Took Sewing lessons from Annelouise M.
Profile_65985_pi_255170_1370890567640_1693043916_594462_4835315_n
"My first lesson with Mya Mya was great. She’s a great teacher and very patient. I am looking forward to my next sewing lesson."
Dawn
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
Profile_209218_pi_received_10156104176678162_1544392660815
"Great experience. Helped me start a crochet pattern I was not able to read. Very flexible with time."
Elektra
Took Crocheting lessons from Loudel W.
View More
View Less

Popular Crafts & Hobbies Articles from our Blog

Sewing a Patchwork Quilt: A Project You Can Start Today

You may have rolled your eyes as soon as you saw this title of this post because it is 2021 and sewing a patchwork quilt is not even on your radar. You may also have immediately relegated this project to your retirement years, when you imagine that you will have endless amounts of time to learn to make a quilt. I bet if there was a fun video on a certain app about a patchwork quilt making challenge, you would have watched it and maybe even attempted it. I will do my best to make this project as …

By Annelouise Bonsalles

Chess Openings & How To Start Your Game Strong

As a game, chess is traditionally divided into three phases: the opening, the middlegame, and the endgame. While all three are important, today I’m going to help you start out strong in the opening. When I first learned how to play chess, I played openings that really did not help me improve and left me with an awkward start to the game more often than not. Eventually, I adopted some of the openings that I will show you in this post and my rating skyrocketed. Opening Principles The first …

By Kyle Barry

3 Scarf Knitting Patterns Perfect For Last-Minute Gifts

Not sure what to buy that special someone on your holiday list this year? Skip the stores and make a thoughtful, homemade gift they're sure to love! Here, Woburn, MA teacher Belynda C. shares three scarf knitting patterns to try out...    There’s nothing more thoughtful or appreciated than a hand-made gift at the holidays. If you feel like time is running out, don’t fret! Here are three quick and easy scarf knitting patterns that will ensure you have a beautiful gift in plenty …

By Suzy S.

Student Groups