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Claudette B.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Buying & Merchandinsing/Fashion Design from Fashion Institute of Techology
  • Teaching since 2000
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Claudette B.

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Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your skill, learn in a stress free, patient environment.

About Claudette

I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing since I was 8 years old. I studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and design knitted, crochet and sewing garment. Over the years I have taught adults and children and currently teach at an after-school program. Previously, I

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Michelle
Great crochet lesson from Claudette. I wanted more info on design and the lesson was tailored around specifics that I needed to help me design new garments and also improve my existing designs. Claudette is very friend and personable and hugely knowledgeable on crochet!
Yvonne
Claudette has a vast wealth of knowledge in crochet, knitting. and garment design and is able to teach at all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. As a fellow teacher, I've learned from her as well.
Cassandra
So patient and very nice. Hands on. And the i aslo learned about the history of yarn and the varous kinds. I would highly recommend.

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rhiannon P.

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This is perhaps my favorite subject to teach. There are such a variety of things you can do with the most basic of stitches, which students can then build upon depending on their interests. My goal for my students to walk away with a confidence in creating their own designs, with techniques tailored to their specific aesthetic goals.

*No machine embroidery.

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
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!
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Tarek O.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Bachelor of Computer Science from Ahram Canadian University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Tarek O.

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I will teach you how to design and build your own video games.

About Tarek

Tech Educator and Parkour Coach. For the past 10 years I gave lessons to groups and individuals in Egypt, Germany, France, Netherlands, Ghana and the US for all ages starting from 8 years old. Most recently, I have built and helped design 8 of the most popular high tech escape rooms in New York

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Shakila
Tarek has been teaching electronics classes for my 13 yr old. He is thorough in explaining each step over the  video. Taking classes online needs special skill, especially with Arduino kit.  My son has been looking forward to every class. Showing circuits in the shared screen and explaining and making sure he is wiring things right needs lots of patience. Tarek has been enjoy doing this. Overall my kid has been happy to work with Tarek and will recommend him to anyone. 
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Joia
Tarek is teaching our 11 year old son computer programming and building. He is an exceptional teacher and wonderful to be around. He is kind, patient and makes learning fun. He is also flexible and caters to the needs and interests of our son. He’s the best!

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McKenna M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration, Management Information Systems from University of Texas at Austin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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McKenna M.

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I was a chess tutor for Elementary and Middle School aged kids for 3 years. I helped them learn how to play, get better at playing, and also facilitated events for my students to compete in chess. I have played Chess since I was 4 and before I stopped competing, I had a ranking of around 1600. I was also the President of my school's 30 member Chess Club when I was in high school. I think Chess is incredibly fun and beneficial to a young mind. I hope I can teach you what I know!

About McKenna

I am a 20 year old business student and musician for life. My lessons are 100% about the love of music. I have played piano for 12 years and have been trained as a vocalist for 6 years. I have worked with kids since I was 11, starting as a babysitter then moving to being a Chess tutor and independ

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Bart Molloy
McKenna has a great style where she continually challenges me to push my thinking but also keeps the lesson fun and shares the way she would think about a given situation. This was my third or fourth lesson with her, she clearly comes in with a game plan to make me incrementally better each week, and always concludes the lesson with some things for me to think about for next time or when I'm playing with my friends. She clearly has a brillant chess mind but more importantly for me is a great teacher.
Stefan S.
McKenna was patient with my 6-year-old.
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I wanna say that you’re a very talented piano teacher and also your voice is out of this world. Thank you for all the lesson you’re amazing.
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Lisa B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Lisa B.

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Lisa is a nationally recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer. I have been teaching for over 25 years, and am a Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher. My students describe me as "enthusiastic, patient, knowledgeable, and positively engaging!"

I have built a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and designs patterns and tutorials, and host Creative Adventure Trips. I have taught at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, where I was also the Director of Education Initiatives, Vogue Knitting Live, Rhinebeck NY State Sheep and Wool Festival, and local yarn stores around the country.

About Lisa

I am a nationallyy recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, and am certified by the Craft yarn Council. I founded LMB Designs to build a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and design patterns

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Rose
I Love Knitting & Crochet. Lisa has been an inspiration & encouraged me over the years to try making things I would never have thought possible.
If I get stuck on any pattern she not only helps me figure it out & get restarted again but also helps me document a way I can refer back to & understand. She is patient & a great communicator.
I always look forward to attending her classes.
Renée
Lisa has such patience and a very calm approach to teaching knitting and crocheting - especially when taking online classes. Plus she easily manages keeping everyone moving along at their own pace. In a recent dream catcher crochet class, I was much slower and behind most of the others in the class, yet Lisa continually showed me the new stitch over and over again til it clicked. Yet she also would demonstrate the next round of stitches for those crocheting at a faster pace.
Colleen
Lisa is an accomplished crafter who has a wonderful ability to teach crafts to those at various skill levels. She is very attentive and encouraging, a true pleasure to be instructed by. Whether in person or online she is very personable and accommodating. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone seeking knowledge in her areas of expertise.

Kay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Kay B.

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I have been crocheting since I was seven years old. I have made hundreds of projects. I specialize in baby apparel but I also make specialty items such as: purses, scarves, beanies, headbands, and blankets. There isn't much I cannot make with a pattern by my side.

About Kay

I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

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Ruth
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"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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Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"Had my first lesson today and Vena showed me many tips on how to lay out the pattern properly on the fabric and reviewed what the pattern symbols mean. I learned things I never knew and, as we went along, she gave me the reasons why things are done a certain way which is good so it'll make sense and I won't be as likely to forget them. I'm very happy and can't wait for Lesson 2."
Nina
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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Isabella
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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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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"WE just had our first lesson with Angela do she is awesome. After she left my daughter told me four times how much she liked her."
Alivia
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan."
Roxann
Took Poker lessons from Eric W.
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"As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!"
Dean
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"The teacher was very good and so patient with my pace. The only problem I had was the distance with traffic it was almost 2 hours to go and return."
Nasreen
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"The Instructor was excellent, knowledgeable, professional, friendly & acccomodating. Felicia went so far as to provide s crucial piece of equipment I was missing."
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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