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Vena H.

25 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • FASHION DESIGN from PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
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Vena H.

25 Reviews
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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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Lyrana
Vena is helping me fix my sloper so that I can start drafting my own patterns. She's very experienced and I'll work with her again!
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!

Karl K.

27 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Bachelor of Music from Norwegian State Academy
  • Teaching since 1994
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Karl K.

27 Reviews
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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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John B.
My brother said "Great!"
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Me A.
Karl did a great job of determining where we needed help and clearly improving us!

Susan P.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole C.

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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
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1978
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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 students 8 and up
  • 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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Samantha
Erin, easily solved my confusion with the pattern I am knitting and was happy to offer any additional help I needed.
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Pam S.
Erin was so responsive, patient and thorough. She was a pleasure to work with and helped me to understand the instructions for a project I was working on and stuck. She was flexible in her schedule and in the time she spent with me. I am completely delighted!!

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"My first lesson with Sonya was great. I have no experience and she made the process enjoyable. By the end of my first lesson she had me sewing."
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"I think Vena is wonderful. She is patient, warm, supportive and knowledgeable. She can help you complete specific projects (make a dress or a stuffed animal), help you become a better sewer or teach you the art of pattern making. Also, I should mention, she work professionally in the fashion industry and give lots of great insight into how garments are designed. Love Her!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Vena is very patient and knowledgeable and answers all the questions I have for her. We have very varied lessons and they are all very informative. I'm excited to continue my classes with her."
Stephanie
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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