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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Avalon F.

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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Chris
I was very impressed on her ability diagnose and quickly address mistakes I made during our sessions. Additionally she is always well prepared and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Avalon.
Fatima
She was really prepared when I showed up for my lesson. She started up so professionally on paper and very positive and patient with me on my machine!

Thank you!
Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!

Ellen D.

2 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellen D.

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(see knitting lessons as well....)
Crochet:
What would you like to learn? Basic stitching or specific techniques? Learn how to use Ravelry. Get help with a current project. Are you left-handed? Bonus! I teach righty or lefty as needed.

Make a list of “Things I Want to Work On” and we can put together a great lesson plan and schedule. Here are some skills and techniques to think about to get your list started. Ask me about anything else, if you don’t see it here:

Stitches and Techniques –
• Basic or advanced stitches
• Increases and decreases
• How to read charts
• Hyperbolic crochet
• Crochet in the round
• Tunisian crochet (Afghan stitch)
• Bead crochet to embellish projects or make jewelry

Math Made Easy -
• Reading the Yarn Ball Band for yarn weights and hook sizes
• Gauge and substituting yarn
• Tackle your niggly math questions

About Ellen

Whether you want to begin knitting or crocheting, or already love to, there’s always something new to learn. I love all aspects of knitting and crochet - color, texture, and creation. And I love sharing all this with my students. I personally enjoy the math of it, and can help make it easy if mat

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Danielle
Ellen is the best knitter/crocheter I've ever met. She's saved several of my projects. She's very patient, doesn't make me feel stupid and she's very helpful. I'd recommend her without reservation.
Carol
Ellen is a great knitter and a great teacher. She has a lot of expertise and patience. She has been knitting for years and knows how to convey it to he students. I definitely recommend her!
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Joshua F.

5 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua F.

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"Why does the sun come up? Or are the stars just pinholes in night's curtains?" Whatever the case, I will make the celestial bodies work for you!

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Ramon L.
energetic and straightfoward.
Evelyn V.
Great with kids. Patient and good teacher. Sends homework to ensure kids are learning. Highly recommend
Tracie
My 14 year old son really enjoys taking piano lessons from Joshua. Joshua is patient, but also fast paced, so your time paid for is used effectively.

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Janet P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
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Janet P.

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Have you tried watching YouTube videos to learn to knit, but found it difficult to keep up, or couldn’t find exactly what you were looking for? Do you have a specific project or a particular stitches you want to learn? I’ll “meet YOU where are YOU are” and tailor our time together to help you achieve your vision of a beautiful hand-knit item! We’ll repeat steps as often and as slowly as needed to help you master the skills necessary to accomplish your own knitting goals, from cast-on to cables and all points in between!

About Janet

Enthusiasm, flexibility, patience and joy are a few of the things I bring to each knitting lesson! I really enjoy helping others feel the enormous satisfaction that comes with fulfilling their vision of a beautiful handmade item!

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James (JP) R.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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James (JP) R.

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I have been a PBIA instructor for over 13 years as well as player for 20+ years. I am no magician, I cannot make anyone a better pool player! However, for those that are interested and motivated, I can provide the knowledge, guidance and tools for any player to become their own coach and maximize their skills.

About James (JP)

I can teach you anything from fundamentals like stance, pre-shot routine and stroke mechanics to more advanced concepts such as bank and kick shots, jump shots, combinations, caroms and billiard shots. So no matter if you've never held a pool cue or you're a seasoned veteran, take your game to the

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Ken B.
JP is patient and knowledgeable. We did family lessons and he was able to teach each of us based on our level of understanding so that we all got something out of it. We will use him again!
Mike
When things click between instructor and student learning becomes a lot easier. I went into my first lesson with an open mind, and I was not disappointed. What JP explained to me had as much to do with his choice of words as it did with the credibility of his statements. We covered a lot of basics which I already knew, but how he explained them was in terms that I hadn't thought about. This prompted me to slow down and put more effort/concentration into each shot.
Christopher
James is very knowledgeable. He is very friendly and easy to understand. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashwini S.

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About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

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Advikashi C.
Ashwini is a good hindi teacher.. My daughter learns good hindi from her.
Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!

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"Trivia is patient, kind, and encouraging. After this amazing first lesson I am super-excited to learn more. Thank You!!!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Dawn is a great teacher. She's taught me how the sewing machine works. Knowing how to use a machine is better than being 'stuck' sewing by hand [never took home-ec!] As I said, she's great!"
Sheila
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"Execellent teacher. He made my son more passionate about chess. Can't thank him enough."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Very knowledgeable and easy, friendly manner. Look forward future lessons."
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Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Loudel was a pleasure to work with. She was very patient, helpful and knowledgeable about crochet. I would definitely book with her again!!"
Jeannette McNeill
Took Crocheting lessons from Loudel W.
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"Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!"
Debbie
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Erin, easily solved my confusion with the pattern I am knitting and was happy to offer any additional help I needed."
Samantha
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Great teacher, very pleasant and knowledgeable! Nice and clean studio"
Nickole Cromartie
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"Very friendly and patient Tutor. My daughter was introduced to the game for the first time and she has learned a lot in the last 3 sessions. Curriculum used is very good. Introduces a new idea everyday and winds up the session with practicing what was taught earlier that session."
Aneekah
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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