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Loudel W.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Filipino
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Certificate of Recognition from DepEd - Manila (Andres Bonifacio Elementary School)
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Loudel W.

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I'm a Home Economics teacher with 30 years crochet experience. I have skills and strong foundation in handicrafts and specialize in fundamentals of crochet. I typically use inspirational ideas around me and modify them according to my students' needs. I structure my lessons in a way the students will learn what they want to learn without feeling bored.

I'm available for eager students of all ages and experience levels. I would love to work with you and help you learn to master the basics of this needlework. I will also help you build a crochet portfolio that you can use any time as a quick reference guide (and inspiration as well) so you can comfortably make your very own DIY crochet projects!

About Loudel

Mabuhay! My name is Lou. I'm a teacher from the Philippines and now living in the USA. I teach Tagalog to people who wants to understand and speak the language better. Tagalog is the basis of Filipino, the standardized national language of the Philippines. While still living in the Philippin

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jen M.
We love Ms Loudel! My daughter is always excited for her tagalog lessons with Ms Lou. I picked Ms Lou because her profile says she used to be a Filipino/Tagalog teacher in the Philippines and that's important to me. Her being a real tagalog teacher makes perfect sense for my daughter to learn tagalog the way we actually learn it in school. I highly recommend Ms Lou! She is the best!
Kimberly
Loudel is a great teacher. She makes the lessons easy to follow and understand. However, she seems to have a difficult time with scheduling from my experience. I paid for classes on a certain day, but there were some of those days where she has to cancel and reschedule the classes multiple times. We then switched the day to a different day and so far the new day seems to be working out great. Loudel is very knowledgeable on Tagalog and she is a great teacher to learn Tagalog from.
Isabel
Loudel was a fantastic Tagalog teacher! In addition to basic beginner phrases, she taught me about important grammar structures and even imparted mini-history and cultural lessons. She made me feel very comfortable even when I sometimes messed up my pronunciation, and was incredibly encouraging throughout the lessons. I can’t wait to take more Tagalog classes with Lou!
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Erin R.

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

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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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Helen
Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!
Christina I.
I had my first lesson with Erin yesterday and it was great!! She is very patient and a great listener
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Jovan M.

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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jovan M.

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lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

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Brianna S.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Brianna S.

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With the knitting lessons, we'll start out learning how to prepare your piece, read basic patterns, learn how to cast on and off. We'll go through the basic stitches (knit and purl), and how to use them to make a scarf.

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical ne

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Megan
Super kind and patient while I stumbled my way thru the basics
Glory
Brianna was a great teacher for my child.
She was encouraging and positive. She
tailored lessons to fit the range, talent and
interest of the student.
I would recommend her strongly.

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lorena G.

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Knowing the sewing machine, handle it to sew the clothes with the techniques.

About Lorena

I encourage adults, youth and kids to create fashion, learn to design, create their ideas and develop them from creative training. Generations inherited, since I was a little girl, more than 20 years as a job, long experience doing what I love most... Creating fashion but the best and important it

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Summer, Luna, and Maja M.
Lorena is absolutely amazing. My girls just had their first lesson with her yesterday and they really enjoyed her class. They already are excited about having their next lesson!
Hawa B.
I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it.
Albertina
I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing.
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Brandy G.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brandy G.

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Brandy is a graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Fiber/Textile Arts and a Fashion Design Concentration. She teaches weaving, fabric dyeing, and needle felting to students of all ages and experiences.
For weaving, students will learn how to build and dress their own loom, the fundamentals of weaving, and creating unique art works.

For fabric dyeing, students will learn how to dye cotton, linen, silk, and wool with synthetic and natural dyes. Different dyeing techniques available to teach are resist dyeing, shibori, pattern making, ice dyeing, and dyeing with natural materials.

About Brandy

My name is Brandy I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patternmaki

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Eric P.
Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.
Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it

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"Ken has a wealth of knowledge. He offers handouts to review and presents lessons with slides to instruct using actual bridge hands. He provides not only the rules for the game but also the mental steps one undertakes in applying them."
Marla
Took Bridge lessons from Ken M.
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"Giving another glowing rating! I highly recommend Mya for sewing and for any craft. Very patient, knowledgeable, encouraging. I wish I had know about her years ago! :-)"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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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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"Nicole was kind and patient. Gave helpful tips."
Dina
Took Crocheting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Great teacher, very pleasant and knowledgeable! Nice and clean studio"
Nickole Cromartie
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Our 15-year old son thoroughly really enjoyed his first class with Kyle. He described Kyle as knowledgeable, prepared, and friendly."
Charles
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My first lesson with Mya Mya was great. She’s a great teacher and very patient. I am looking forward to my next sewing lesson."
Dawn
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"My daughter is a beginner in crocheting and really enjoyed her classes with Jackie"
Bella
Took Crocheting lessons from Jackie O.
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"Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is very patient, persuasive, and adept at teaching young kids. He adapts his style based on a child's progress and challenges them to up their game. He is not watching the clock while teaching and goes the extra mile. Our son has made great strides in a short amount of time. Highly recommend!
- Trish"
Hrik
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Really takes her time to explain ever detail from beginning to end highly recommend her for anyone"
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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