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Melissa Q.

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Sayreville, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Best in Borough in Fiction/Drama from Random House
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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
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Erin R.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Erin R.

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I've been teaching knitting for 10 years and my students have gone on to create bags, scarves, headbands, and bracelets. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to complete a headband or scarf and as time goes on you'll be able to knit a hat in the round. I specialize in working with heavy weight yards and creating a funky, wildly textured projects. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Erin

I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist since 2004. I am a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts, Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School and Bruckner

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Misty N.
Erin is awesome. Very helpful and sweet.
MaryBeth
Great start to lessons in brioche!
Anne H.
Erin provided clear instruction and even prepared in advance in order to help me work through a couple of stitches I was stumped on in a pattern I had been working on. Thank you!!

Jean E.

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

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Huyen G.

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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

I was born in Vietnam and just came to America 2 years ago. Teaching is my passion, both Vietnamese and Crocheting . My students said that I am very patient, enthusiastic and responsible! And the improvement of students is my happiness!

Larianne T.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
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Larianne T.

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I have been crocheting since I was 5, so I have over 20 years of experience. I love to crochet, and I can teach you how to make some of my most popular designs. I can also help with social media management for your crochet business, along with giving tips & tricks to make sales on Etsy and in person at craft shows.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

Taryn H.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Taryn H.

6 Reviews
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Experienced teacher of 20 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced sewing student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be sewing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of stitches, techniques and understanding patterns for individual garments...and you may also choose to learn how to repurpose the clothes you already have to make them fresh again. Let's get started! (And I recently created a how to make your own mask tutorial.)

About Taryn

Taryn studied fashion design and art therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She worked for Anna Sui and milliner Tracy Watts. Taryn first started teaching sewing to displaced youth at Hollywood Arts 10+ years ago. She taught "R'ashion" (recycle fashion/sewing) at Environmental

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Zoe
My 17 yr-old daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Taryn! Great teacher!!
Jonathan H.
What a great teacher! Had a blast and learned a lot!

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