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About Linda S.

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Aston, PA
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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 jewelry making and accessories in with the sewing.

Currently I am offering individual and group instruction classes in sewing, cooking, jewelry making, mosaics, furniture refinishing, and origami in Aston, PA.

I encourage mother and daughter classes. Children 7-12 years old can share a class with a parent at **** no charge****.

My goal is to nurture a love for creativity and beauty.
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William-Wesley T. May 17, 2018
· Sewing · In home
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.
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Teresa April 7, 2017
· Sewing · In studio
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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Deja B. September 27, 2016
· Sewing · In studio
She is great. Very patience and nice. Deja looks forward to her classes with Linda.
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Linda S.

Linda S.

Aston, PA 19014
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About Tom C.

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Broomall, PA
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About Tom
Hello everyone, I'm Tom.

I have always loved teaching people things that I enjoy, sharing my experience with others, and helping people realize their own potential.

I am a musician, a martial artist, and a general IT guru.

Music and martial arts runs in my family, and I was raised around them from a very young age.

As a child, I was always fascinated with computers, and had to know everything I could about them.

My teaching style is a bit unorthodox, focusing more on philosophy and personal introspection than traditional "memorize and practice" methods, and is very mind, body, and spirit oriented.

Feel free to ask me questions for more information.

I look forward to hearing from you.
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Tom C.

Tom C.

Broomall, PA 19008
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$50 / 30-min

About Mathew M.

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Norristown, PA

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About Mathew
I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won several chess tournaments as well. I recently won the 2018 Philadelphia Open Chess Tournament.

I am currently coaching several students to go above and beyond their expectations. If you hire me as your coach, I will take you above and beyond your expectations in the game of chess. My coaching style is hands on, which means that I provide move by move feedback. My coaching philosophy is grounded in encouragement and meticulous game review. My one student that I have been coaching for 2 years went from never playing chess to a 1350 USCF chess rating
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I graduated from Kutztown University of PA in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology: Molecular/Micro/Cell with two Minors in Mathematics and Biochemistry. I have such a passion for math, science, and chess. And I try to live with that passion everyday and show that passion to people everyday.
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John G January 14, 2019
· Chess · In home
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
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Emmit November 23, 2018
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Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»
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Leo November 20, 2018
· Chess · Online
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Mathew M.

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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About Terry S.

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Glenside, PA

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About Terry
I learned to sew as a teenager. It became a hobby that I became passionate about that grew into a business when I decided to take an early retirement. Iā€™m interested in helping others learn how to perfect their skills and and be proud of their work.

Iā€™m familiar with the challenges that sewing can present and knows the patience that it can take. Some time you may need that extra help or opinion on how to get something done correctly. I would like to share my experience and lessons learned with you.
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Marlene December 25, 2018
· Sewing · In home
The teacher was knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and was able to tell me how to finish off one of my projects that I brought with. It was a jacket and skirt. I needed help mostly with the jacket and mainly understanding the finishing instructions for the jacket. I sewed some in the hour during the lesson and then Terry showed me on the instructions what to do at home. She then asked me to bring a new sewing project that we could start together when I come in two weeks. I would highly recommend Terry to any level of sewer wanting lessons. She is also a very kind lady as well.
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Jared moore December 23, 2018
· Sewing · In home
Terry is very attentive and detailed, I enjoyed my time with her and I look forward to learning from her more.
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Tiana October 28, 2018
· Sewing · In studio
Terry is very knowledgeable of sewing. She is a great instructor who is patient and great at explaining the steps necessary to complete the project. I would definitely recommend her and have recommended her to a friend.
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Terry S.

Terry S.

Glenside, PA 19038
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$20 / 30-min

About Shea S.

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Philadelphia, PA
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About Shea
Hello;

I am now offering "GROUP" sessions of 4 people to complete private sewing lessons in my in home studio. As well as individual classes. We will complete a McCall's Pattern 6408. This is a cardigan. Our classes will be held only on Saturday's from 12-2pm. You will be able to complete this project in 4 short classes. Each class is 2 hours long. Inbox if you have any questions prior to booking.
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Meya July 8, 2018
· Sewing · In home
She was awesome. She took the time and patience for my me to learn how to make a skirt. It was my first project but definitely not my last.
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Shea S.

Philadelphia, PA 19142
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About Laura S.

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Phoenixville, PA
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About Laura
I started knitting over ten years ago, and I've been crocheting for over fifteen years now! I love learning new techniques and pushing the limits of what I can do! I've made tons of scarves, hats, and mitts, but I've also made blankets, ornaments, and others.

I teach students who have never knitted/crocheted before, or students who have experience and just want help with a specific pattern, or students who want to push the limits and try something new!

I love knitting patterns with interesting textures, and my favorite style is mosaic colorwork!

Reach out and we can figure out a plan that works well for you!
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Shura February 15, 2019
· Crocheting · In home
Awesome teacher! Patient and kind and really knows crochet and how to teach it.
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Meryl February 7, 2019
· Crocheting · Online
Laura was kind, patient and extremely flexible! A great teacher!!! I would use her again without a double!!
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Cynthia J. December 23, 2018
· Knitting · Online
Laura is great and very patient with me. I got frustrated cause the sound quality was very poor could not hear her too well. But she is great teacher.
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Laura S.

Laura S.

Phoenixville, PA 19460
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About Ajay A.

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Trenton, NJ
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I am professional chess player with rating as 2000. My main strengths are combinations ,streategy and positional play.
Have demo class to know more about my teaching skills .
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Ajay A.

Ajay A.

Trenton, NJ 08619
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$34 / 60-min

About James H.

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Swarthmore, PA
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About James
I'm a regular grinder at mid-stakes cash games and have been playing consistently for about 4 years. I mostly play 2/5 and 5/10, and have acquired a net profit of around $130,000 playing at cash games in various places. Since I also started out by playing low stakes, I'm confident that I'd be able to assist players of all levels in improving their game at low or mid stakes games so that they become more profitable. Aside from actual lesson hours, I'm also always happy to give insight/advice on how hands are played and just talk poker when needed!
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James H.

Swarthmore, PA 19081
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$50 / 60-min

About Jamie D.

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Wilmington, DE

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I am a young energetic creative who has been sewing for 10 years. Working from home I make various crafts and sewn items and I'm looking to share the knowledge I've gathered. It is a goal of mine to turn teaching sewing or hosting craft based projects at events into my full time career.
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Jamie D.

Jamie D.

Wilmington, DE 19802
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$42 / 60-min

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