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Vena H.

25 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Vena H.

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I'm an experienced professional and have been working in top tier fashion companies in NYC for over 10 years. I am offering industry level patternmaking and sewing classes that cater to your needs. Whether you are a beginner who wants to start sewing or advanced level that you want to polish your skills or to start your clothing line, I can help you with all aspects of subjects that you want to learn. I teach hands-on patternmaking and sewing skills used in the industry and garment production know-how if you want to start your line. Classes include in-depth knowledge of fitting, garment construction, basic and advanced sewing, and production patternmaking. I help my students at different levels to achieve their goals.

About Vena

I am currently not available until end of April. Pls message me regarding the class schedule before you book the class. I'm a fashion designer and have been working in the fashion industry in NYC for more than 10 years with a fashion design degree from Parsons. I worked at companies such as DKN

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Meret
Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!
Alexa
Kathy
I was having issues modifying patterns. Vena helped me understand how pattern making works and how to resolve my issues. She is knowledgeable and a natural teacher. What could have been complicated and difficult to learn was easy and straightforward. I highly recommend her as a teacher.

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
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Rhiannon P.

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As with crocheting, I can teach a range of students, from those with the beginning desire to learn to students wishing to hone specific techniques. My favorite techniques include in the round and double pointed needles, because who doesn't want to learn to avoid more sewing?

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!
Shari W.

Adenike O.

2 Reviews
South Orange, NJ
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from University of Rhode Island
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Adenike O.

2 Reviews
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Hi all, I'm an experienced sewer with a degree in Textiles and Design! I've been sewing and teaching for over 20 years and love what I do.
Because I've worked with children and created lesson plans I know exactly how to teach with clarity and work according to the needs of my students.
* At this point, I will be only taking on students in the beginner/intermediate level of sewing.

After the introductory class, you can purchase packages of 6 for project A, which is designed for entry level sewers , must be purchased to allow for optimal beginner sewing skills to be developed.

—Itinerary—
1st class = 60 min: introduction/assessment

Package A = 5x120 min classes:
Lesson 1-
Lesson 2-
Lesson 3 -
Lesson 4 -
Lesson 5 -
Lesson 6-

Package B (continuation of Package A)
Lesson 1b-
Lesson 2b-
Lesson 3b-
Lesson 4b-
Lesson 5b-
Lesson 6b-

About Adenike

Hello, My name is Adenike, you can call me Adé. I'm a trained fashion stylist and designer with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design from the University of Rhode Island. I have taught sewing and design, to people of all ages, genders, and abilities throughout my professional caree

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Marlena
We had a great first meet! Ade was very open and honest with helping me come up with a game plain to help me reach my goals. I look forward to our meets.
Melissa
Adenike was well-prepared and very flexible to the situation and all my questions. She adopted my goal as her own and did everything possible to get us there--which she did! I look forward to our next lesson.

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Hagen Q.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 to 14
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Hagen Q.

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Instead of teaching common openings that everyone knows about, I can teach tricky openings that are filled with traps. I use many different openings on Chess.com and confuse opponents. I also teach tactics and am rated over 2300 on tactics.

About Hagen

Normally, chess teachers will teach you about classic openings such as the Ruy Lopez or the fried liver. However, I teach uncommon openings that are actually easily playable. If you are tricky in chess I strongly recommend you play my openings.

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Zachary G.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Zachary G.

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Experienced poker player of 6 years with over 50k in live earnings. Specializing in 1/2 and 2/5 cash game strategy as well as low-mid stakes tournament strategy. Lessons are designed and created around the student's goals, bankroll, and base knowledge of the game as a starting point. I will help you to understand the math behind decisions, average player tendencies at these stakes, and how to manage your money to be a long term winner at No Limit Texas Holdem'

About Zachary

I am a semi-professional poker player with 6 years of experience in low-mid stakes cash games and tournaments. After having multiple 4 and 5 figure scores on the felt, I feel I am qualified to help you on your poker journey to do the same. I am an avid student of the game and believe that studying

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Really informative and down to earth! I'd reccomend him! I'm looking forward to future poker lessons with him.

McKenna M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration, Management Information Systems from University of Texas at Austin
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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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Stefan S.
McKenna was patient with my 6-year-old.
MC
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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"I have taken several lessons from JP. It's a rare and pleasant experience to receive more than you were expecting or paid for. JP is not only a coach but a really good player. He was very patient and helped me get a better understanding of position play. Defense is next."
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Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"My niece loved her. Easy going patient and knowledgable on time would say excellent"
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Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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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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"Good teacher. Knows the game and the lines well and can relate to his students."
Jon
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"I must admit, in the beginning I was reluctant on trying our online lessons. However, Siddharth was awesome. We had connectivity problems and he just rolled with it. The lessons online were great and our boys really enjoy learning chess."
Disha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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"
Hope
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"Eric truly enjoys the game of chess and shares his knowledge and love of the game with his students. He is patient, encouraging and makes learning fun."
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Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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