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Courtney L.

Durham, NC
Starting at $67
  • Master of Fine Arts from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Courtney L.

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Learn to sew! I'm an experienced sewist and clothing designer who loves to teach people how to sew clothing, home decor, bags, and crafts. I can also teach you how to dye your own fabric with synthetic and natural dyes. I work with each student to customize lessons and projects based on skill level and interest, whether you want to learn to sew your first tote bag or advance your skill to more complex projects. Lessons are focused on helping students develop skills and techniques for creating quality, long-lasting pieces and advancing as a sewist.

About Courtney

I am an artist and designer who works in fashion, textiles, and multimedia. I'm the founder and creative lead of Sunday Shift, a line of clothing and accessories designed and handmade in Durham, North Carolina from sustainable textiles, low-impact dyes, and vintage materials. I love teaching pe

Jennifer M.

Raleigh, NC
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jennifer M.

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Embrace your inner outlaw through this new approach to a centuries old craft. Although needlework comes from a long tradition, contemporary embroidery is without boundaries. Start your new embroidery obsession today!

About Jennifer

I'm a textile Artist whose work has been shown at VAE Raleigh, The National Humanities Center, Anchorlight and the Weems Art Gallery. I'm currently an Artist in Residence at Artspace here in Raleigh. Embroidery has opened an entirely new world to me and I love to teach others the same mysterious b

Edward A.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 15 and up; Female: 18 and up
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Edward A.

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I am a PBIA Instructor with over 30 years experience playing pool. My studio has a 9ft regulation table and the best training aids available. I also provide video analysis of your stroke. In house lessons or in your home.

About Edward

Hello, My name is Eddie, I am a PBIA Instructor, I have been playing pool for over 30 years. I offer the latest training aids along with video analysis of your stroke. I can help you learn the game of pool properly and become a better player,proper stance,stroke and proper aiming. I can teach you

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catrina
Edward was awesome! He is so nice and understanding. I really enjoyed my lesson and plan on continuing. He was patient and had great tips on how to improve my game. Really recommend him!!
John
Edward and I had a horrible time trying to connect via the Take Lessons interface. I could see and hear him but he couldn't hear me. This being interactive doesn't work. We futzed with it for about 20 minutes and then went to Skype, which worked perfectly. Take Lessons needs to get their act together on their interface.

Once connected via Skype, we had an almost instant "buddy" connection. Eddie is really pleasant and very good at working with what you have, which in my case is not much. We spent the first ten or so minutes with me hitting simple shots with the cue ball only so he could study my "technique." He immediate spotted about three flaws and we spent the next thirty or so minutes working on grip, alignment, open and closed bridge (left hand use for a right hander) and ball striking for an on line shot. From there he had me shooting a simple cut shot explaining how to aim it, hit the spot and pocket the ball. I must have hit that shot for him 30 times with only ONE miss. The whole time he was giving me feedback on minor corrections and positive reenforcement when I got something right. We finished the hour with him giving me practice instructions for the next week and a brief conversation about sticks and tips. It turns out I lucked out and bought what he called "an excellent entry stick".

I played a match with a friend right after the lesson and applied what Eddie had given me in our lesson. I made a lot of shots I would normally not have expected to make utilizing Eddies instruction. I still lost the match (my friend is highly advanced) but gave him more of a game than normal, and won two out of five. I'm very pleased.
David
First lesson. Great start.

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John S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

Jean E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jean E.

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Hello!
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.

About Jean

Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I

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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor's degree of Sport Science from Tehran University
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Atousa P.

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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

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George
First lesson - learned a lot
Kyle
Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level.

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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"
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Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"We have only had one lesson, and my daughter (7) keeps asking when Angela comes back - she loved her lesson. Angela is a very patient teacher."
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Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Mathew has been teaching my family and I chess for the past few weeks. My daughter has recently joined the chess club due to Mathew's teaching. She started off as a beginner and continues to flourish. Mathew has helped my husband and I improve our technique and game."
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Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Very happy to meet this wonderful chess instructor ! We had online lessons with Mr.Siddharth before the chess tournament and my son took the first prize! He got lots of useful techniques and tips from Mr.Siddharth that helped him to win. His lesson is always very interesting, full of new information and the time flies by !"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"She took her time with me and made me feel like I knew more than I thought :) Great teacher !"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"I am just learning, and Amy is so positive and encouraging and patient with me. I really recommend her! Lesson time is a bright spot in my week!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Amy W.
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Melissa was a fantastic teacher. So pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her."
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Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"My kids are enjoying coach Siddharth chess classes. He is a great coach. My kids

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highly recommend any parents to send their kids to coach Siddarth chess classes."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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