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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Monmouth Junction, NJ

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Melissa Q.

(12)
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Melissa Q.

Staten Island, NY

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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 on Staten Island. 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 uni

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August 13, 2019
Mike
Very professional, great teaching on machine , learned the basics to go on my own . Highly recommended.
April 17, 2018
Rose C.
It was good I feel so happy I know now how to use my machine and looking forward. To my next class .
March 26, 2018
Madison
My daughter had her first lesson and is off to a great start with Melissa
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Bora Y.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $90
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  • Speaks French, Turkish, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Economic Policy (M.A) from Columbia University
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USCF expert & certified coach, enthusiastic about the game, and friendly teacher,

10+ years of experience working with Grandmasters,

15+ years tournament play and psychology experience,

Can help you improve on various aspects of the game -- over the board, as well as online lessons,

Specializing in players rated 800-1800 level.

About Bora

Know thyself is the saying, and it applies to chess as well. Everyone is different. Each has his/her different objectives. Everyone also his/her own strengths and weaknesses. I tailor the lessons taking these into the account, and focusing on improving on the weaknesses within the framework of th

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May 22, 2018
Thomas
I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids.
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Binju O.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English.Malayalam
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I have been teaching professionally for 17 years,specializing in the beginner/intermediate .Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student.
MY highest FIDE rating is 2176.

About Binju

Iam a professional chess player and coach for 15 years.i have been teaching chess in schools ,colleges and personal class. My highest FIDE rating is 2176.

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Anne-Louise M.

(3)
Sewing
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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November 7, 2019
Janai Gumbs
Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her.
May 5, 2019
Wynndi D.
Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks.
April 15, 2019
Cynfi Shaw
Great Lesson! So patient and informative
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Alexandra A.

(10)
Crocheting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Romanian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Best teacher award from Schools and courses
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Crocheting keeps my hands busy, my mind active, and lets me relax. I would love to teach you how to crochet! I'm patient, kind, and I love talking with people and putting them at ease.

I've been Crocheting since I was a teenager. It is my main Hobby and within the first few lessons, you'll be able to crochet all kinds of beautiful stuff. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Alexandra

I love learning and teaching languages and although I studied law I really prefer teaching languages (I speak 5 languages) and sewing (another of my favourite hobbies) love travelling and photography. I will be happy to answer the questions which arise in between your one-on-one lessons. In sho

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August 25, 2019
Naomi M.
I’m already learning a lot. She has me do a lot of talking which is very good practice.
February 27, 2019
Shellie
Alexandra was professional and kind. She very patiently helped me through some technical problems with the camera on my laptop. She immediately recognized the problems I was having on my crocheting project and got me on the right track. She’s friendly and put me at ease right away. A very pleasant and informative session.
October 24, 2018
Anita Z.
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Ainslie F.

(4)
Astrology
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Whether you want to understand how to read your own chart or learn to read the charts of others, with 25 + years of experience, I can teach you the language of astrology, providing a set of tools for enriching your life and connecting with Spirit. The more we know ourselves, the freer we become as individuals. Our deepest soul complexes always impede our vision, however, the study of astrology allows insight and understanding of the universe and of ourselves.

About Ainslie

I am an intuitive, Jungian-based astrologer. A life-long yoga practitioner, I presently run a yoga nonprofit. Daily meditation is essential to me. I had my astrology chart done on a whim in the early 90's and immediately became enthralled with the art. I began my daily blog, featuring Street Ar

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September 12, 2018
lynn
She's excited and loves it so now I want that too!
May 3, 2017
Alexandra
Ainslie is equally patient and dynamic in her teaching style. Moreover, the breathe of her astrology knowledge is unparalleled, and she effortlessly imparts a thorough knowledge of the subject in terms that are clear and concise. After my own lessons, I would enthusiastically recommend Ainslie to any student interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of astrology.
April 30, 2017
Antonia
Ainslie has given me two astrology readings.. both of which have given me a deeper understanding of astrology and myself. She is meticulous with her work and very patient while explaining all the information she gives, you can clearly see this in her weekly blogs. What I loved most about Ainslie readings is that you really feel how passionate she is about Astrology and this makes the experience so much more meaningful and fun! Thank you Ainslie!

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"Great First Lesson"
- Nick
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"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."
- Scott
Took Chess lessons from Chris C.
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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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"Angela has an easy style of instruction. "Relearning" how to sew, and honestly, she has taught me things I NEVER knew before. Super patient and thorough. Angela teaches you exactly what you are capable at your level of experience."
- Geralyn
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"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."
- Cassandra
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"I am an amateur chess player and wishing to improve. Eric was very friendly, patient and enthusiastic with me. He helped me work on what I need to get onto the next level. I definitely recommend booking him!"
- Ryan
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Todd has so much knowledge to share and he doesn’t in such a clear and inspirational way. You walk away feeling like you can sew, even if you’re a beginner!"
- Cassandra
Took Sewing lessons from Todd J.
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"Mya was awesome! My 11 yr old daughter really enjoyed her lesson. I
appreciated her patient teaching style, pleasant demeanor and clear
instructions. I also liked that her home was neat and she made parking
accessible in her driveway. My daughter is looking forward to her next
lesson!"
- Avalon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Only one lesson so far, GREAT EXPERIENCE! So nice to have someone very knowledgeable, patient and gives clear. I made a beautiful necklace. Thank you so much 😊."
- Mary L Mont
Took Jewelry Design lessons from Tarcisio H.
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"Betty is awesome! I instantly felt comfortable with her warm personality and she was easy to work with. I’m so inspired after seeing her personal creations and excited to learn more."
- Jasmine
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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