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Lily Q.

22 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Lily Q.

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Embroidery is my favorite subject to teach. It offers the student endless creative possibilities. There are amazing machines that enable you to stretch your imagination beyond just sewing to decorating and personalized branding. You will learn how to hoop and set your machine for the best embroidery experience.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclu

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Victoria Serrano
I signed up for Lily's beginners course-I literally didn't know a thing about sewing. By the end of the 1st lesson, I know how to thread the machine and sew a bunch of different stitches. Excited for the remaining lessons!
Rose T.
Lily is great! My mother really enjoyed her company and is looking forward to her next session. Thank you Lily!
Anita
Lily is a great instructor. She knows her craft well. She is patient, friendly and has a great smile and laugh that helps makes her student comfortable and at ease thus making learning fun. Lily has the knowledge to help anyone with sewing, embroidery, machine embroidery and more. I highly recommend Lily as an instructor for whatever area you are trying to learn from her huge arsenal of expert techniques.

Lily is helping me to become proficient using my embroidery machine. She immediately taught me a few tricks to getting my machine to do what it is suppose to do without much effort. She has in one lesson given me tons of information and help to get my embroidery hobby started properly. It's awesome to have one on one assistance right in my home so I don't have to take my heavy machine anywhere.

I'm disabled and having a service like this one available is invaluable. I have to keep my mind working and busy, and this helps me tremendously. Thank you LILY and TakeLessons for helping me to fulfill my goals!

Claudette B.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Buying & Merchandinsing/Fashion Design from Fashion Institute of Techology
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Claudette B.

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Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your skill, learn in a stress free, patient environment.

About Claudette

I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing since I was 8 years old. I studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and design knitted, crochet and sewing garment. Over the years I have taught adults and children and currently teach at an after-school program. Previously, I

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Michelle
Great crochet lesson from Claudette. I wanted more info on design and the lesson was tailored around specifics that I needed to help me design new garments and also improve my existing designs. Claudette is very friend and personable and hugely knowledgeable on crochet!
Yvonne
Claudette has a vast wealth of knowledge in crochet, knitting. and garment design and is able to teach at all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. As a fellow teacher, I've learned from her as well.
Cassandra
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.
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Aimee S.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $60
  • Awarded John Lennon Scholarship Songwriters Award from Yoko Ono
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Aimee S.

3 Reviews
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I love to play chess and to teach beginners of all ages This game exercises the analytical and spatial awareness parts of your brain in ways that will strengthen your overall brain function.

About Aimee

I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL. I can also assist with editing resumes and documents and writing grants (government and private foundations). Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service.

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Taahir J.
She's awesome! Extremely patient and can teach exactly what you want to know.
Juan
She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.
Morgan
Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!

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Lily S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lily S.

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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 indivi

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Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.
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!
Tori B.
She had a PowerPoint ready on the technique I wanted to learn.
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Toshi M.

287 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 2 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner
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Toshi M.

287 Reviews
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Japanese Original Traditional Origami

Origami is fun, easy, inexpensive and great for sharing with others. I teach many different type of origami. :)

*Easy Origami
*Animals
*Traditional
*Unique
*Fun Origami
*Flowers
*Accessories
*Fruits & Vegetables
*Sea Creatures
*Sweet & Food
*Christmas
*Halloween
*Others Many More...;)

Origami (Ori meaning "to fold", and Kami meaning "paper")
is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin.

There is nothing quite like the joy you get from transforming a plain square piece of paper into a container, animal, flower, etc.

It still puts a smile on your faces when you complete an origami. :)

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About Toshi

Welcome! My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I am a veteran Japanese language tutor with over 15 years of experience. I teach people of all ages (from 2 to 85 years old) from all over the world, both in person and through online platforms. I am curre

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Josh
Very personable and knowledgeable. Easy to learn from.
Armen
I'm totally new to Japanese and I was very nervous. I just completed my 4th lesson and I'm finding learning Japanese is fun! Toshi is very patient and he is helping me create a plan forward. I have been working hard and have kind of gotten Hiragana,Katakana, but I need a lot more practice. I am able to read and write some words and in our lesson today I spoke my first complete Japanese sentence. Thank you Toshi for your help and for making my Japanese journey fun!
Jennifer T.
Toshi was prepared and taught me common politeness
phrases for my trip to Japan for my first lesson. He was patient and was a great teacher.

Kerri B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kerri B.

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I am specialized in making Amigurumi (for beginners this is a Japanese art of crocheting stuffed toys, mainly creatures) I have made many items that I sell at craft shows (mainly in the summer) I would describe myself as skilled but there is always room to improve. Please feel free to ask to see my items I've made. I am always happy to share!

About Kerri

Hello! My name is Kerri and I am so happy you're interested in learning to crochet. A little about myself, I am a stay at home mother of 5 children. I taught myself to crochet and enjoy crocheting daily. I sell my items at craft fairs and I also have a business page where I sell items I have made

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- Melinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"I met Lily Quain recently and was very pleased with her way of teaching. She is patient, very considerate and will share with her students a wealth of information. She will not fail in teaching all she can!"
- Diana Ortiz
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I normally don’t leave reviews, but after gone trough a few mediocre chess teachers, we are so happy we found Sam and I wanted to take a minute to say that Sam is an phenomenal chess teacher, our children( girl and boy, 6 & 9 ) Love his lessons and have grown so much in terms of chess skill level. Sam is very professional, super patient and uses exceptional effective teaching methods. He’s the best chess teacher we have found in south Florida, after years of changing teachers! Thank you Sam!"
- Dr. Cedeno
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"She was very helpful and she knew what she was doing love her"
- Theresa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"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."
- Kathy
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"After lessons, I won a tournament! He was a great teacher!"
- David
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"I only took a couple of lessons from Sabrina, just to enhance a few sewing skills, but she was great. Very knowledgeable!"
- Danielle B.
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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"Excellent!!!"
- Natasha
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"Awesome instruction. I’ve had lessons before, but never as good as these. Highly recommended!!"
- Nick
Took Billiards lessons from Edward A.
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"My knitting lesson was wonderful! Rhiannon is a great teacher -- and a very skilled knitter. I highly recommend her."
- Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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