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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jasmine L.

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Sessions include instruction, practicing, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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She is very patience with my daughter! Great!

Melissa G.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Cosmetology from Beauty Schools of America
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Melissa G.

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I have always had a passion for Fashion. Born in Miami and raised in Texas, this Fashionista began her sewing journey at the age of twelve receiving lessons and sewing tips from my mother. From there I started making my own clothing and began wearing my fashions to school which led t me sewing and designing clothing for my fellow school mates as well. Word began to travel that there was a young new designer in the community, so my clientele and skill level began to grow. In 2004 I officially incorporated Random Star Couture a custom clothing brand which caters to Men, Women, Children, and Home Decor. As years progressed I became a professional Sewing Instructor for JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts along with teaching private clients. I also branched out into wardrobe styling and costuming. Which gave me even more access in the Fashion industry allowing me the opportunities to have worked with such clients/ companies as Roca Wear (Clothing Brand), Aeropostle, Lil' Wayne (Six Foot Seven Foot- ...

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I have a True Love & Passion for Fashion and Sewing! I have been sewing since the age of twelve and have grown my passion into a successful career basically since then. What started out as a Hobby taught by my mother has grown into a lucrative craft and career. If you too have a Love and Passion fo

Karina A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Karina A.

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Welcome to a new experience of knowledge transfer on a warm environment of friendship.
I will be your guide and partner on this exciting experience of bringing yarn to life by crocheting dolls. I will teach you crochet techniques and how to read and understand amigurumi patterns on a variety of languages including english, spanish and some portuguese notations (russian and german is a work in progress).
I totally agree with the idea of self-learning (I did so) as a way on achieving and improving your crocheting goals by following online text, pictures and videos. But I love to think about you as a friend on top of a student, human to human relationships empowers learning and enrichen our souls and hearts.
My main goal is to shorten and soften your learning journey by getting together to share some good quality time while having some social chat about general-interest topics like Disney's parks, Netflix series, latinamerican culture, spanish language and such.

About Karina

In a time where we're all in a hurry going nowhere and everywhere at the same time, being so busy on top of ourselves and constantly being pulled out of reality and humanity by our smartphones. I've found really comforting spending some time on crocheting dolls, I've got bedazzled by the amigurumi

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Billie E.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • M.S. Operations Research from Stanford
  • Teaches Beginner
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Billie E.

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Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

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About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She unders

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rhiannon P.

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This is perhaps my favorite subject to teach. There are such a variety of things you can do with the most basic of stitches, which students can then build upon depending on their interests. My goal for my students to walk away with a confidence in creating their own designs, with techniques tailored to their specific aesthetic goals.

*No machine embroidery.

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
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Thomas H.

27 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Had my 1st of three classes with Thomas. Really great at laying the foundations and left me with some skills to work on before the next class!
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My grandson is five and loves chess. Thomas is a fantastic teacher! I’m glad I sat in, as I learned a whole lot. Now I’ll be able to play with Nolan and reinforce the lessons taught us by Thomas. Thomas is absolutely perfect for us. I’m really happy I got the ten lesson package. No regrets.

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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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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!"
Marc
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Great first experience. Ryan kept it interesting and is a committed teacher. Fantastic beginning!"
Devaki
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class."
Barbara
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"Sam is very engaging and lively. My son is naturally quiet but Sam asked questions to draw him out. We're looking forward to more lessons."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Tracy has been a wonderful teacher. She's extremely patient, and informative, and always accessible for questions."
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"Danial was fantastic, super enjoyable and helpful! Would definitely recommend!"
William
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Karen has been a delight to work with on my beginner Crochet lessons. She is patient and encouraging. When I get frustrated with my errors, Karen knows how to help me understand ways to correct my mistakes. I enjoy crochet more and more and would like to continue lessons with Karen."
Denise
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"It was really interesting to learn all of the new moves but it was kind of dark, wish there was more lighting"
Hope
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"Felicia teaches very well she is very very explanatory and patient to teach you to your understanding I Am giving her Five stars."
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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