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Melissa Q.

12 Reviews
Sayreville, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa Q.

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My sewing curriculum is designed so that first time learners will feel motivated to keep on sewing. The first three projects are usually completed within the first 3-4 lessons. After learning how to operate the student's machine, together we will make a draw string bag, a skirt (for a doll, for a student or someone else) and a stuffed animal. These first three projects lay an important foundation; students learn basic and useful skills they will use over and over again as they begin to choose their own projects that we work on together.

I believe that if the student- whether a child or an adult- enjoys sewing and sees what they are capable of from the start, they will be more eager to learn more and take on new challenges.

Currently developing sewing worksheets for children.

About Melissa

Hi there! I'm Melissa, and I am a fashion design and sewing teacher in Sayreville, NJ. I have been teaching children and adults how to sew since 2014. I've been sewing since I was a child, and I've been teaching since 2007. I am mostly self-taught, and that, coupled with my youth, gives me a un

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Mike
Very professional, great teaching on machine , learned the basics to go on my own . Highly recommended.
Rose C.
It was good I feel so happy I know now how to use my machine and looking forward. To my next class .
Madison
My daughter had her first lesson and is off to a great start with Melissa

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Sandy Q.

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Origami is a lot fun. I'd like to teach you if you're interested in it.Enjoy it:)

About Sandy

Having taught Chinese Language Skills in the private sector, primary, secondary and college institutions for a number of years in China, has not only given me great confidence to teach in a classroom setting, but has inherently brought an instructor comfort that feels natural to me. In addition, f

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Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.
Nolan M.
Ms. Qi is a very accessible and diligent teacher. My son can be difficult, but she found ways to quickly connect with him and get him to open up. She accommodated his need for assistance with his regular work, but encouraged us to "start again" with Chinese which is probably a good idea. Very much appreciate her experience and enthusiasm.

Salma R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Salma R.

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I've been teaching Crocheting for 10 years and my students have gone on to make things as small as bracelets to something as unique as jumping rope. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a pencil pouch and as time goes on you'll be able to make your own blankets. I specialize in making gift like ornaments to winter apparel, typically use patterns from books and online, and have the 22 different crochet hooks and yarn available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma Repole. I've been teaching lessons for 5 years. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Simon B.
Yasmina P.
I enjoy my class with Ms. Salma Ruqaiyah
Yasmina P.
excellent..we look forward to her class every wednesday

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Lawrence B.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lawrence B.

21 Reviews
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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Steve Kaufman
Very knowledgeable. Great Style
Matthew
Very good instructor, I have had two lessons so far with Lawrence. The first lesson he introduced me to the type of software he uses, he referred me to certain websites I should check out, like chessgames.com where we analyzed some master games in the opening that I play and an overview of what we would cover in lessons. My second lessons we worked on some tactics and some positions because I wanted to focus on more of my middle game. And he also helped prepare me for an upcoming tournament I am playing in by going over my openings. His explanations are clear, and he provides many additional resources to explore and study.
Kathy
Lawrence is just awesome .. I am doing so much better than I ever dreamt I could. I a so happy to have found him! Thank you Lawrence
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Bridget R.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bridget R.

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Have the passion for designing/sewing but you don’t know how to sew?.. let me take your to dream to the next level “team work makes the dream work”. Together we can learn how to bring your strengths to a professional level, you will learn from the basics operations of a sewing machine to the industry secrets of a finished garment. Whatever you wish to learn I am here to teach you every step of the way through your journey in fashion.

About Bridget

It's a great day to learn something new! Hi my name is Bridget and I would love to be able to assist you in learning the art of sewing. whether you are a beginner or not, learning is fundamental in everything we do. all you need is a sewing machine, sewing supplies, time, and a big dose of patience

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Candace P.
My daughter loved her first sewing class. Ms Bridget was very professional and knowledgeable of her craft. I look forward to more lessons from her.

Karina A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karina A.

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Welcome to a new experience of knowledge transfer on a warm environment of friendship.
I will be your guide and partner on this exciting experience of bringing yarn to life by crocheting dolls. I will teach you crochet techniques and how to read and understand amigurumi patterns on a variety of languages including english, spanish and some portuguese notations (russian and german is a work in progress).
I totally agree with the idea of self-learning (I did so) as a way on achieving and improving your crocheting goals by following online text, pictures and videos. But I love to think about you as a friend on top of a student, human to human relationships empowers learning and enrichen our souls and hearts.
My main goal is to shorten and soften your learning journey by getting together to share some good quality time while having some social chat about general-interest topics like Disney's parks, Netflix series, latinamerican culture, spanish language and such.

About Karina

In a time where we're all in a hurry going nowhere and everywhere at the same time, being so busy on top of ourselves and constantly being pulled out of reality and humanity by our smartphones. I've found really comforting spending some time on crocheting dolls, I've got bedazzled by the amigurumi

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"Dipankar is very knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated. I received lessons from him for 6 months and in that time I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points.
I highly recommend Dipankar for chess lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Erin was very helpful. It was a great experience."
MIRIAM
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Excellent teacher very patient, I felt really comfortable. Made me just want to get started on the next project."
Rita
Took Crocheting lessons from Angela C.
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"Thank you Vinita, I love your class. Vinita is patient and very sweet."
Maggie
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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"We've had Dawn teach a variety of classes at the Simsbury Public Library (CT). Our most popular is the arm knitting class we open to Teens & Adults. Everyone gets to take home an infinity scarf and they all leave learning a new skill. Dawn works well with all ages, is patient, and really enthusiastic about teaching what she loves. We can't wait to have Dawn back to teach more classes this Fall!"
Sara
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Chery, is a great teacher! I had problems with my round stitch and following patterns. I have been taking classes with her for quite some time now, and my skills for crocheting have improved significantly! The studio is really relaxing & clean!"
karen
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"It has been a pleasure to work with Donna. She is very accommodating and patient with my learning style. I'm glad she is willing to come to my home to teach me."
Bev
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"I enjoyed working with her! She is amazing! I had surgery so I took one month break! I can't wait to start back!!! She is very patient!"
Shaquana
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"Absolutely fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. I’ll definitely be booking her again!!"
Barbara
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"my 8 yo son is a beginner. Eric was very nice and patient.
easy to follow instructions and promotes thinking behind every move.
great fun. highly recommend."
joseph
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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