Hello! I am a Reading Specialist with a Masters of Education from Lesley University and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. I specialize in early literacy skills, phonics, phonemic awareness, and comprehension, and also work with students to improve fluency and vocabulary development. I have been professionally trained as a reading interventionist, working with students one-on-one or in small groups. I differentiate instruction for students of all abilities, and strive to provide my students with the right balance of challenge and support to help them reach their goals as readers. I have a strong passion for reading and literacy learning, and am very excited to pass this enthusiasm to my students! As a published author in poetry anthologies, an online women's health ...
20+ years experience. Includes: pattern drafting, pattern adjustment, sizing difficulties, tailoring, alterations, ornamentation, etc. Past experience has included custom corsetry and theatrical costuming.
Beginning students will learn the parts of the sewing machine, understand the basics of hand sewing, general techniques, and create simple, fun projects for themselves. The focus will always be upon clean, solid finishing and the student will form good sewing habits.
Intermediate students will learn more specific techniques, such as inserting grommets, working with trims, and pattern alterations. The strong habits built up from beginning sewing will continue to bear fruit as we learn more complex material.
Advanced students will explore pattern drafting and more specific techniques such as when to use cartridge pleating over box pleating and couture finishing techniques.
I have taught private instruction and group instruction in such varied subjects as Music Theory/Ear Training, Woodwinds, and Crochet. I am completing a B.A. of Music at University of Massachusetts - Boston, with an expected graduation of August, 2014. As a working musician, I currently perform oboe with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra (Dir. James Orent), Calliope Ensemble (Dir. Julia O'Toole), and the University of Massachusetts - Boston Chamber Orchestra (Dir. Dr. Jon C. Mitchell). I have most recently studied under Dr. Emilian Badea in both Oboe and Accordion, with Bulent Guneralp in Piano and Voice, and with Dr. David Patterson for Music Theory, Ear Training, Arrangement and Composition. Music has been an important part of my life for over 20 years. I have also been sewing and ...
I first learned to sew 10 years ago and I started teaching my niece when she was 3 years old. I like to start with learning the parts of the sewing machine and then learning how to control the foot peddle and sew straight lines using paper. Then I go on to basic projects like pillows.
Hi my name is Cherai and I have been sewing and baking for 10 years. I studied fashion design at Lasell College in Newton Massachusetts. For my senior year I completed a girls clothing collection, in which I designed and sewed all of the garments. All of the information for my collection, including pictures can be viewed at. Also I studied culinary arts and baking through Job Corps in which I learned to bake a variety of breads, cookies, cakes, and pies from scratch.
The Sew Fly Fashion Program is not your Grandma’s sewing class!
Sew Fly Fashion aims to bring fashion inspirations from New York , Los Angeles and around the world to an 8 week sewing course where students will learn basic to intermediate hand and machine sewing techniques to create stylish, wearable and age-appropriate garments and accessories. Projects will incorporate some of today’s trends and student’s personal style.
Liza is an artist, youth mentor and mother of 3. Art, culture and fashion have been a part of her life since she was a child. She studied Graphic Design at the New England School of Art and Design, has BA in Human Services and studied Fashion Design at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Liza has spent the past 10 years in alternative education and research, creating and implementing academic, self-development and creative expression programs for youth in Los Angeles, Boston & New York. She is the co-founder of Marka27 Designs with her husband/street artist, Victor “Marka27” Quiñonez. Together they curate art exhibitions, events and recently launched a children’s clothing line: Lil’ Ego. Having recently moved to Cambridge, MA from Brooklyn, NY, Liza is excited to ...
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