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Lisa C.

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Rockwall, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1997
  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa C.

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I am a seamstress, costume designer, historical clothing expert and have worked in the film industry. I routinely perform costume repair work for theatrical companies, alterations for formal gowns and create/modify garments to use in film and living history events.
If you are a beginner or advanced I can teach you to get better, more consistent results from your sewing.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Suzanne F.
Great experience. i was nervous and Lisa made me laugh and comfortable.
lindsey
Great first lesson! Very helpful and patient!
Macklynn M.
Lisa is so thorough and detailed, and really knows how to connect with the student the way they learn. Highly recommend!

Mark J.

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The Colony, TX
Starting at $40
  • BS-ECONOMICS (MINOR MATH) from SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark J.

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I have been playing chess competitively since the mid-70's, am a certified Local Tournament Director, and have run chess clubs in many different locations. My current chess rating puts me in the top 5% of competitive players in Texas and the top 10% nationally.

I have an organized curriculum available which I customize to the needs of the student. Another aspect of our lessons requires playing games so I can see that the student has gained the skill taught, and give them an opportunity to put a new skill to practical use. I make use of problems, special playing situations, and review games the student has played once the student learns to write the moves down using standard move notation.

I also offer discounts for group sessions, if interested.

About Mark

I have a BS in Economics (minor Math) and an MS in Economics both from Southern lllinois University at Edwardsville. I also have taken all of the coursework for a PhD in Economics from St. Louis University. I also have 30+ years of experience in Business Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics. I'

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First lesson was great.
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Kathleen B.

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Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathleen B.

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I'm an experience seamstress focused on plus sizes with about 15 years of sewing projects under my belt. I'm a home sewist who does it for fun, but I've started moving into making clothes for friends and family due to high demand. If you want to learn to make a pillow, pajama pants, or a quick skirt, I can help you do it! I specialize in plus size sewing, so if you're looking to make something that works on your body that's a bit more complicated, I can take you through the adjustments you need. Sewing has changed how I see my body-- I hope it helps you too!

About Kathleen

I started sewing when I was in elementary school! My Mom used to make Halloween costumes with me. When I got really into anime I wanted to attend comic book conventions in cosplay (costume) and my Mom decided that this was a bridge too far, so it was time for me to learn to sew myself. Now I have

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Megan
Kathleen is knowledgable and patient.
My 15 year old daughter took sewing lesson with her after she received a sewing machine. She is everything you want in an instructor. We love her!
Gee
Taught me how to sew in a few lessons.

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Stacy M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Stacy M.

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I have been creatively scrapbooking my family’s memories for over 18 years! In my courses I will show you how to make pages that capture the beauty of family. I will provide use of my personal scrapbook items, including my Cricut and punches and stock paper. I will work with you to find the right photos to go together on the page. Absolutely a must for a scrapbook fan! Class price includes up to 3 students if you would like to make it a group class!!

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My love of scrapbooking is such a large part of my everyday life. I have a creative eye for design that will make your photos come to life on the pages. Every level of crafter welcome and classes tailored to your needs!

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Lisa B.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa B.

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I am a nationally recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, with over 25 years' of teaching experience. Students describe me as "enthusiastic, patient, knowledgeable, and positively engaging!"

I have built a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. A Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher, I also write and design patterns and tutorials, and host Creative Adventure Trips. I have taught at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, where she was also the Director of Education Initiatives, Vogue Knitting Live, Rhinebeck NY State Sheep and Wool Festival, and local yarn stores around the country.

About Lisa

I am a nationallyy recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, and am certified by the Craft yarn Council. I founded LMB Designs to build a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and design patterns

Diana B.

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  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Diana B.

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Tired of paying for alterations? Interested in giving your wardrobe a DIY makeover? Whatever your needs, my classes cater to your goals.

I learned to sew in a high school Costume Design class when I was 15 and I haven't stopped since. In 2013, I received a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design after which I started a cottage business making women's clothing and accessories.

My skills are specific to pattern-making, machine sewing, hand sewing, basic alterations, and how to start a fashion business.

I believe that with a strong sewing foundation you will find endless capabilities.

My classes are offered to children to adults, all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing about your sewing goals!

About Diana

Hello! My name's Diana, I'm a Miami native with a passion for sewing and design. As a kid I spent most of my playtime with friends playing dress up, raiding their closets and constantly coordinating mine. I love clothes, fabrics and textures. When I started sewing at 15, nothing beat the rush a

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"So patient and experienced! She really helped save a project that another teacher abandoned! Will definitely be seeing you again!"
Val
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"An overall great experience. Avalon is extremely relatable and explains even the most tedious things extremely well. Can’t wait to take more classes with her! Will definitely be a regular."
Elisabet
Took Sewing lessons from Avalon F.
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"Mya Mya Seinn is a very pleasant and patient trainer. She teaches at a steady pace and allows you to ask as many questions as you need to feel comfortable before going to the next step. Her studio is a well lit and very nice environment."
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"He is a good chess player and also a good teacher. I improved my game after a couple of lessons."
Samuel
Took Chess lessons from Juan M.
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"My friend and I were just playing a game of 8 ball and Dan suggested a game call loop . We were impressed at how much we learned about the tangent line and how we had to focus at where the ball had to go in order to stay at the table. Dan really improved my game with just 3 hours of lesson today. He also showed us 2 other games and both required us to play differently and it made us focus on cue ball control. I was smiling each time as if I discovered fire. Dan would walk us through why and how. I had a great time If i have time to play again i would call dan no doubt."
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Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"What an easy going and patient young man. So far, so good!"
Barbara
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. I'm not new to crochet but learned by way of being shown what to do for a project. I am now learning how to read instructions and how to determine where I made my error (s) and how to correct it. I am very pleased with this instructor."
Lisa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Had my first lesson, it was fantastic! Sam is very professional and an amazing teacher. I have already recommended him to my friends!"
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I had so much fun learning how to make cotton paper flowers at Mia’s workshop. She was super patient with me and my flower came out so beautiful! I would highly recommend taking her class, I’m using my new skills to make a photo shoot backdrop for my wedding."
Simone
Took Paper Crafts lessons from Mia S.
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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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