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Renee H.

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About Renee

Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grade Music at Liberty Christain Cathedral. In 2000 she worked at The Dayton Academy teaching music classes to elementary school children. In 2006 she taught voice to a school choir at Nehemiah University. In 2007 she successfully taught voice and performance to a Senior Choir at Wesley Community Center. The Senior Choir had many Choir performances. Also in 2007,she taught voice lessons and keyboard lessons to a youth choir at Maranatha Worship Center for seven years. she cond

ucted a Black History choir and several Christmas Plays. She has successfully taught students in the past who have become music teachers and music directors in a church or school setting. She has taught students from various backgrounds. Music is my passion because it is international communication. It ministers to my soul and spirit.

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Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a week you practice, I am committed to inspire people of all ages and skill levels to learn more about music. I believe that music for every individual should be a pleasurable learning experience. Whether you are a beginner or advanced musician or vocalist. I welcome all students of all ages encouraging them. I like to motivate all students to succeed. After 3 to 6 months with you, you will have learned how to play simple songs, 12 scales and read the lines and spaces of Treble and Bass Clef and play 3 rhythm patterns

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I would expect my students to have their own keyboard/piano.

*** Specialties ***
The curriculum that I prefer is The David Carr Glover Method, Pre- Reading Books for Beginners, Popular Piano by Hal Leonard, Sight Reading and Rhythm Everyday. I teach Classical, Pop, Jazz, Gospel and Contemporary Gospel.
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June 26, 2019
Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
May 4, 2019
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
March 14, 2019
Andrea
Renee was amazing! She is a great teacher who matches her lesson to her learners style

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Renee H.

Online

(19)
Private Sewing Teacher

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring and alterations too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like ...

About Lily

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed

techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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October 15, 2019
Travis H.
りりさん Is a great teacher I'm very excited for my second lesson! She's very focused on what you want to learn specifically and also helps you understand the basics. Sends you what you've learned so you can review it whenever!
October 6, 2019
Tori B.
She had a PowerPoint ready on the technique I wanted to learn.
September 6, 2019
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Lily S.

Online

(37)
Private Sewing Teacher

I sew all of my costumes for dance, as well as most of the costumes for my dance teams. I specialize in embellishing.

About Nikkal

Dance & music is my life!

My years of education is too long to list here.
I have had formal training in Music, many forms of dance, swim and Aerobics certified! Fully insured and background checked through the City of San Jacinto and the park and recreation centers.

I Love what I do!

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Trivia D.

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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't found what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I love Designing my own look. And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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September 13, 2019
Joyce
Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes
August 23, 2019
Jacquiline Mwandia
My first lesson was amazing. I learnt so much and Trivia is so knowledgeable. I cannot wait for next week.
November 9, 2018
Francine B.
She is an AWESOME teacher! Very professional yet personable. I feel like I’ve learned so much in our first session and I’m looking forward to many more sessions with Mrs. Trivia! She was also very informative!

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Trivia D.

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Private Sewing Teacher

I'm an avid crafter who always has a long list of projects pending and in progress.
I hand sew tote bags and wallets, do some basic embroidery and have even made some fat quarter quilts.

About Kiri

I'm an artist and avid crafter. I enjoy sketching, sewing, crochet, painting, embroidery, and hand dyeing. I recently launched a Facebook based business called Kiri's Kooky Kreations where I'm selling different things I've made as well as a lot of made-to-order and custom products. I've recently begun dabbling with and loving making cold process soap. I also have a profound passion for ceramics but its expensive and takes up a ton of space.

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Kiri P.

Online

Private Sewing Teacher

My name is Soiyor and I am a Bikini Designer on Big Island Hawaii. I have started a career with my abilities to sew and specifically my ability to sew and design original swimwear. My business is called bikini.bean (not to confused with the coffee shop) check me out on ista
This is becoming a large and high paying business. Right now I am selling a single top for anywhere from $40-$100depending on the design and fabric. That is just the top! This year alone we’ve sold over 500 single pieces in Kona at Sugar momo and I also do a custom day where clients come in and have suit sewn on the spot. It’s a great business to get into if your enjoy making things, working from home, and being your own creative boss. If this is something your interested in I am the perfect person to teach you. After a 2 hr class you will be %120 ready to professionally sew your own swimwear AND swimwear for others.

You will learn specific techniques and some secret tricks that you won’t be able to learn ...

About Soiyor

My name is Soiyor. I have been sewing swimwear for almost 7 years. I moved to Hawai’i from Alaska/ Utah in 2013. That’s when the swimwear business really sparked and interest. So, I made it my life plan and here I am. I own my own business on Big Island. I teach sewing, I do custom orders, photo shoots, on the spot customs, bulk orders. You name it.

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Soiyor F.

Online

Private Sewing Teacher

Learn to sew like your Grandmother did. Anything from doll clothes to your own clothes - home decor and quilting. We’ve done it all and can teach you how to do it too.

About Peni

Whatever you want t to learn that is basic on a sewing machine I can teach you. Doll clothes - home decor - your own clothes - quilting - whatever you can dream we can achieve together. Call me with your ideas.

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Peni Y.

Online

Private Sewing Teacher

Interested in becoming a tailor, applying to fashion school or just want to mend and create your own apparel? You have found your teacher!

I hold a BFA in fashion design from Parsons: The New School for Design with a focus in sustainable fashion. I have spent the last 5 years training to be a master tailor and currently have over 10,000 hours of experience. I am knowledgeable about both home sewing machines and industrial machines. I am trained in womenswear, menswear and children’s apparel construction. I can’t wait to make your fashion dreams come true!

About Stevie

Hi my name is Stevie and I’m excited to teach you how to sew! I learned to sew at the age of 11 because I didn’t want to dress like all the other kids at school and I haven’t stopped yet! I believe that sewing is a basic skill that everyone should learn whether you dream of filling your closet with your own designs or just want to sew a missing button on your shirt, I’m here to help!

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Pam
"Sonya has a great knowledge of sewing and is very patient in her teaching method. She focuses on my creative style and helps me to apply my style in any
project that I am making. I have come to her many times with questions on sewing and quilt making and each time she answer my questions and makes sure that I understand the next steps to move forward to complete my projects. I love giving baby blankets and quilts for gifts and she has taught me how to make gifts that I love and the people I am giving them to love also. I will continue to use her to help me advance in learning to quilt and sew."
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Sue
"Terry is professional and experienced. Pleasant environment."
Aeri
"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday and it was great! Mya Mya was very patient with her and also let her work at her own speed while learning the m
achine. She’s 9 and she wanted to go slow, then fast, then slow again. I’m glad I chose to use a one-on-one instructor because I feel like my daughter retained a lot more information than she would have in a group class. At the end of a pretty long lesson my daughter didn’t want to leave and asked to stay longer! We will definitely be going back for more lessons."
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Katarina Gray
"So fun and easy! Mya taught me all of the basics and let me practice simple skills to get me started. I brought my own machine but she provided sample fab
ric to practice on. Lots of hands-on doing. She also has a nice folder with everything you you cover in the lesson so you can remember when you get home. Definitely going back."
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Viola
"It was great very patient and I would like to remain with her if it okay with her.

Thanks Viola"
Michelle
"Enjoyable first lesson! Very comfortable working environment and lovely teacher."
Kendra
"My first sewing experience was great! I would highly recommend Mya Mya to others. She's very knowledgeable and I will most definitely be going back."
Andy B
"Great instructor"
Lynda
"She was easy to work with and understood what I wanted to learn. I am looking forward to our next lesson."

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