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Vena H.

25 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
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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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Carrie Linn M.
Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!
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!
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Karl K.

27 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Prize-winner from American Horn Competition
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Karl K.

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About Karl

Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; M

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Patsy S.
Karl was just great. Soft spoken yet very clear about the culture and mechanics of the game.
I have a much better understanding of both.
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Susan P.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master’s in the Science of Teaching from The New School
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Susan P.

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I am fun and entertaining, and I respect every ability level. I have had projects that did not go well and I have figured out how to fix them. I am patient. I know how to meet you at your ability level. I am creative, not only with thread and needle, but also with problem-solving. I have experience with cross stitch, needlepoint, basic hand-sewing, and many embroidery stitches.

About Susan

I was a high school teacher for twenty years, including a few years when I taught basic embroidery and sewing skills to high school students for art credit. I am an excellent teacher, very flexible and accepting, and I know how to make learning fun. I am excellent with a needle and as a teenager, I

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Nicole C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Associates in Theatre Arts from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Nicole C.

10 Reviews
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Wish you didn't have to go to the alterations shop every time a button pops off? Looking to up your DIY game? Whether you are making table runners for a wedding, or want to build your own Halloween costume from scratch, with my experience as a costumer and as a performer, I will teach you the basics of sewing so you can give that glue gun a rest!

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

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Alice
Nicole was great -- excellent teacher and lovely manner. We are very pleased.
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!

Sandy P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 21 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sandy P.

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With 42 years experience as a crochet teacher, my emphasis is Always that students needs. Learning a new skill Always takes a certain dedication from the student, as well, but I teach in a fun way, starting with the basics, all the way to advanced stitches, along with tips that only seasoned crocheters can share. This is not another Grandma's crochet. You'll learn fresh modern designs in no time. Your friends and family will be delighted to see the wonderful items you'll be producing in no time!!

About Sandy

I crochet things such as hats, scarves, afghans, sweaters, ponchos, etc. The items are from newborn size all the way up to and including men and women sizes. I have had exclusive contracts from St. Louis, Mo. to places in Texas. All of the items are original designs. I have also been department hea

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Erin R.

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

22 Reviews
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Are you ready to start creating beautiful, funky, or elegant crochet pieces? Now is a great time to start! I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist and teacher since 2009, teaching beginner through advanced students how to crochet items beautiful scarves, warm, colorful winter hats, and funky bracelets and headbands. If you can imagine it, you can create it!

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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Melissa
"Ms. Erin's crochet instructions are so easy to follow", according to my 11 year-old daughter.
She is so excited in finishing the scarf project that she learned during their first lesson. She loves that Ms. Erin seems to have new crochet patterns to show and not having to do the same thing over and over each lesson. She is looking forward to making circles next week 😉. Thank you, Ms. Erin!
Jennifer H.
Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. We reviewed simple patterns the first time. I think I'm going to enjoy the other lessons!
Misty N.
Erin is awesome. Very helpful and sweet.

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"Taryn is very knowledgeable about the craft and really very patience encouraging and research oriented. We had a great session almost wished it didn't end."
Ayesha
Took Sewing lessons from Taryn H.
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"Absolutely fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. I’ll definitely be booking her again!!"
Barbara
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"The best instructor in sewing I ever had. Very patient and smart. She explains to me every detail of sewing that I need to know. Looking forward to take more classes with her."
Geraldine
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Jane helped me learn to bind off, weave in ends and wind a skein into a ball. She was very helpful and I am very happy with the result. I totally recommend taking lessons with her."
Xenia
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Amazing teacher! Takes the time to explain everything , very kind and patient"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Delightful! Karen was patient, professional and full of ideas. Looking forward to my next session."
Louise
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"I've really appreciated Sonya's hands-on teaching approach and guidance as I learn this new skill. She's equal parts teacher and coach, creating a comfortable environment to explore and learn. I leave energized after our sessions and look forward to the next one. She's also been very flexible with my schedule, removing the stress of juggling a hectic calendar. She's truly a world-class instructor."
Antwan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"We couldn't have imagined a more excellent instructor for our daughter. Lily has such a kind and pleasant demeanor. She is intelligent, patient, and is literally the best teacher that I have seen work with my daughter.

I give Lily my highest recommendation and always look forward to her coming and teaching my daughter. The relationship that they have formed is invaluable, beyond sewing. We are so appreciative and grateful to her."
Isabel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game."
Nieves
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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