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Linda S.

4 Reviews
Aston, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Simplicity Pattern Company Sewing Award from Simplicity Pattern Company
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Linda S.

4 Reviews
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I teach beginner level jewelry making.
Students can make a pair earrings, bracelet and necklace.
The "Multi-Color Bracelet" and "Red Origami Earrings" are examples of what you can make in my class. All supplies are provided.

About Linda

Independent Arts and Crafts Professional with over 40 years experience who loves to make beautiful things. Love helping others embrace their creativity. I have 5 sewing machines and you can use one of mine or bring your own. While most of my students are sewing students I love to incorporate jew

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Sarah
Great first sewing lesson for my daughter!
William-Wesley T.
Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
Teresa
She was fabulous! Very accommodating, didn't rush, taught little tricks of the know and was GREAT with my mature 6 year old daughter. Patient and sought to involve her as much as possible
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Amy N.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
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Amy N.

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I have a LOT of patience! All you need is the desire to learn to knit. If you never have knitted before, I will get you knitting. If you want to learn, but believe you can’t learn because someone told you can’t learn to knit, I will prove that you can knit. If you have knitted a long time ago, but forgot all of it or most of it, I will bring it back to you. If you already know the basics of knitting, but don’t know how to get beyond the simple knitted squares and rectangles, I can get you to the next level. If you know knitting basics, but gave up because you make a lot of mistakes, I will show you how to fix mistakes, so that mistakes don’t become traumatic. If you know the basics, but want to learn a different technique such as color work, cables, lace, or more, I can teach you. Do you have trouble reading patterns or charts, I can take the mystery out of them.

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About Amy

I am extremely patient and determined to teach anyone with a desire to knit or crochet, no matter how high or low their individual learning curve seems to be. My 25 years or so educational and professional past experience is in industrial, exhibit, graphic, stage and jewelry design. My passion for

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Molly
Amazing! I was stuck at the beginning of a cardigan pattern, she jumped in and got me going again. Very kind and helpful. Loved it!
Lisa
Great Teacher!
Scarlet
I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
Ryan J.
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I enjoyed the lesson

Meet Online Crafts & Hobbies Teachers Serving Harleysville, PA

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Stephenie G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Stephenie G.

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Experienced paper crafts teacher of 18 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of a large variety of paper craft skills. I specialize in decoupage, stamping, scrapbooking, and card making, I typically use a large variety of paper craft books based on your specific goals in learning paper crafts, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: stamps, inks, paints, embossing powders, decorative papers, decoupage glue, heat gun, and brushes.

About Stephenie

Hi there! My name is Stephenie. I have an extensive history of teaching a variety of subjects throughout my adult life starting in 1992 with violin lessons given in my home. I played classical violin throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I have also taught jewelry making at a local bead

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Alvena
Our 28 year old autistic son came skipping down the stairs with a joy and enthusiasm we haven't seen in a very long time. He told me all about the lesson, then he told me all about Stephanie G. The instruction went so well online he created an earring. Amazing, considering his learning disabilities which include fine motor skill issues.
The statment , " She liked me too. She liked my ideas and said I was doing a good job," will stay in my heart forever.
HIs joy and confidence are absolutlely priceless.
Thank you, Stephanie G. for being an incredibly motivating skilled teacher.
Caroline S.
She was great- sending us information relating to the work we would like to do!
Caroline S.
her method of explaining how solder worked was great and easy to follow!

Savetha C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Engineering from Anna University, Chennai
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Savetha C.

38 Reviews
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Welcome to Riyaa School of Chess!

About your tutor:
My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do!

Notable achievements:
In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019)
Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi)
World Youth Team Silver Medalist (Russia)
Best Women Award (Spain)
Best Female Player (Singapore)
Mississippi Open State 3rd
Mississippi Women Chess Champion

I focus on quality teaching on a 1 on 1 basis and making the learning experience the best to improve your chess skills.

About Savetha

Hi! My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do! Notable achievements: In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019) Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi) World Youth Team S

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Rinah
Excellent teaching. Thank you.
Ranjita
Friendly, professional and highly knowledgeable. Looking forward to continue the classes.
Sara
She's amazinggggg!

Fiona S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Fiona S.

1 Review
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Students will learn how to knit beautiful pieces they can be proud of.

About Fiona

I am a music grad student from Arkansas. I learned to knit when I was four, but took off with it in junior high. Now my favorite thing to knit is fair isle sweaters. I spent three years working at a knitting store in AR, and I love the way knitting can bring people together. I would love to help

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Stephanie
Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!

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"I enrolled my 11-year old daughter in Felicia's Saturday sewing class. Because the lesson is some distance from our house, I stuck around and observed the lessons. Felicia is unfailingly patient, kind and unhurried. She does not jump in and take over if something goes wrong; she teaches the child to cut, measure, stitch, etc. and expects the child to master and complete the task alone. Her classes are fun and my daughter has taken a real interest in sewing."
Kathleen
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Fantastic! Very knowledgeable"
Mari
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"My son is only 6 but loved his first session and is exited about continuing. I wasn't sure if he would appreciate the online platform but he enjoyed it. Thanks!"
Emeen
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Erin is patient and helpful. I enjoyed my first lesson!"
Melissa Trelfa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first and second lesson. She said, "Ms Mia is very nice". And her mother agrees. Very pleasant."
Debra Kimble
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sonya is super patient and was willing to re-demonstrate for this very nervous student. Looking forward to future sessions."
Denise
Took Quilting lessons from Sonya M.
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"Melisa is the perfect teacher! I am a total beginner and she is easy to understand and patient. I am learning faster than I ever thought I would!!!! Thank you Melisa:)))"
Deborah
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Siddarth is amazing chess teacher. My daughter learnt a lot in first 2 to 3 classes."
Purushotama
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"great lesson as usual thanks Sonya"
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Great and patient teacher. My daughter felt very comfortable during the lesson"
Emma
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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