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Linda S.

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

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Currently I am offering individual and group instruction classes in sewing, cooking, jewelry making, mosaics, furniture refinishing, polymer clay and origami in Aston, PA. I love to teach others what I know and I am willing to share my knowledge and expertise.

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

Eliana A.

Lafayette Hill, PA
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Eliana A.

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Learn to make the one-of-a-kind articles of clothing of your dreams. I will help you:

- Collect the necessary tools and learn how to use them

- Learn to read and work with a sewing pattern. I can coach you through just about any pattern you’re trying to make.

- Learn how to thread and use a sewing machine

You should plan to purchase the following supplies before our first lesson:

- A simple sewing pattern (I can help you find a good one suitable for a beginner before we meet)

- Enough fabric, thread, and other supplies to make the garment

- I can bring my own sewing tools and sewing machine for you to try, if you don’t have your own. This is a great way to help you decide whether this pastime is for you before you invest money in the necessary tools. If want to purchase your own tools before we get started, that’s great too!

About Eliana

I love to sew clothing, and I want to teach you to do what I do so that you can experience the same joy and satisfaction that I do from engaging in this amazing pastime. I am especially interested in working with beginners, and with anyone who is interesting in learning how to work with a sewing pa

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Lisa H.

2 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Lisa H.

2 Reviews
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Hey all, my name is Lisa and I’ve been crocheting since I was 5 years old. I’ve found that crochet has been like therapy for me when I’m highly stressed and I would like to share my knowledge and experience with others who are looking for a new hobby or a form of mental healing. With me as your teacher, you’ll learn everything from the basics of crochet to reading advanced patterns that will have you feeling like an expert crocheter.

About Lisa

I've been crocheting and crafting overall since I was 5 years old. I'm currently a student at Touro University Worldwide and I study Psychology with a concentration in human services. I have a small business on Etsy called LovelyLisaCo selling my crocheted items. My goal is to combine my love of cr

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Kelsi
I tried crocheting before but Lisa was able to help understand concepts and techniques that used to go over my head. 12/10 continuing lessons in the future.
Samia
Lisa was very patient and very thorough! When she saw that I was struggling with my double crochet, we started over and she taught me the proper way to do it. Her instructions were very clear and I was making a decent Granny Square (stitch pattern) after just one lesson.

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Jessica B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica B.

6 Reviews
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I started sewing at age 8 (thanks mom!)

I have a degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and technology. I design costumes for community theatres, opera companies and drag queens.

I helped teach sewing and costuming during my degrees. I believe in starting beginners with familiarizing themselves with their machines and how to read patterns.

I would love to share my years of experience designing, sewing and crafting with you!

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child. I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin. I have a degrees in Op

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Ryan
Jessica helped me with tailoring & alteration challenges, answered all my questions and provided excellent tips for improving my techniques. Now I know how to achieve the looks I’m going for, and I’m excited to continue sewing. Thank you Jessica!
Sandi L.
My lessons were based on altering a tunic top for a custom fit. Jessica, is a pro! I learned so much from her instruction that I will continue to take classes for other sewing projects.
Elmarie S.
Great experience! Jess was very thorough with identifying my voice type and recommended me the proper repertoire for me to practice. I'm excited for my next lesson with her!

Andrew H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Andrew H.

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I am a passionate chess coach available for instruction of all levels. I have been teaching for over 10 years in many schools and training private students. I have helped establish top chess teams recently including NEST+M, PS33, and Success Academy.

Several of my students achieved highest performance awards - top 100 in the country, two of which are now rated as high as 2300. I have taught an advanced class with chess world champion Magnus Carlsen. I make learning and playing chess enjoyable and fun. I have achieved a Candidate Master title with FIDE and USCF ratings of approximately 2100.

I have a business degree in finance from Bentley University and have worked several years on Wall Street. I enjoy all aspects of risk management and how it combines elements along with chess. I love working with children and have a strong track record of making many strong relationships. You will not find a more dedicated coach. My average student gains 200-800 points in strength quickly! Please ...

About Andrew

I am a cool, energetic, and savvy instructor. I've taught thousands of students some which have gone on to become some of the top ranked players over 2000+ and all have gained an appreciation and love for the game. I have even taught a class at a chess camp with World Champion Magnus Carlsen. I

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Jaden S.
Today was my sons first time working with Andrew . My son was completely engaged throughout the interaction .
Lisa
Andrew is the best! He made the learning fun and my kid definitely loved him.

SHONDA W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Advanced
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SHONDA W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About SHONDA

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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"Vena is so knowledgeable and precise. I’m so glad to have taken her class as I felt very encouraged which motivated me a lot. She’s extremely understanding and patient and is generally very pleasant to have been taught by! 🌞"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Excellent teacher who really helped my grasp knitting.
Jane is clearly very passionate about knitting and teaching and this makes her an excellent instructor.
Strongly recommended to anyone, whatever their knitting skill level."
- Ben
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"I'm writing this on behalf of my 9 year old son. His first chess lesson was AMAZING. Best Instructor he ever had. Sam made my sons lesson FUN as well as educational. He is looking forward to the next lesson. THANKS SAM!!!"
- Patrick
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Very knowledgeable about chess and very patient. Very happy with my lessons so far, instant improvement after the first lesson."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I highly recommend George as a tutor. He is very patient and encouraging.
Time we spent was very productive and I feel more confident with the cue ball."
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Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"Erin is very knowledgable about crocheting , smart, and pleasant. I got what I wanted to learn about out of this lesson. Gauge & Learning how to read a pattern."
- Shari Binkney
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Lily is excellent for first time beginners such as myself. She's very professional, patient, and her step by step instruction makes sewing so easy!"
- Sol
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"A very helpful session!"
- Michael
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"She is very knowledgeable and experienced."
- Ruth
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"I had an awesome learning experience with Karen. She is patient and knowledgeable and I definitely knew how to crochet when I left after just one lesson. She showed me how to make a scarf and showed me how I can take those stitches and make a blanket. She taught me how to read the symbols and patterns and I can crochet!!!"
- Amanda
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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