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Average Cost of Crafts & Hobbies Lessons in The Colony, TX

The average cost of 60-minute crafts & hobbies lessons in The Colony is $45. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $45 and $45 per hour.

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For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute crafts & hobbies lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute crafts & hobbies lessons are 12% less expensive at $40.

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About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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Shaana June 20, 2019
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Kayli B. June 19, 2019
· Watercolor Painting · Online
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Yvonne April 17, 2019
· WordPress · Online
Learned a lot. Thank you Lily
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About Kaneshia A.

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Arlington, TX
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About Kaneshia
My name is Kaneshia Andrews and I started sewing in 2004, mainly sewing as a hobby. Over the years, I started sewing professionally for my online store fierlessfashion.com, friends and family. In addition to sewing, I also make jewelry. I am affiliated with a national sewing organization such as ASG of Plano. I’ve taken online classes with Stratford Career Institute, Burdastyle University, Crafty classes and in-studio with Petit Atelier.

It is widely known that sewing is fun, educational, and practical. Learning to sew is a wonderful hobby for all ages.
 Sewing is a wonderful medium of empowerment
 Sewing is great for devolving problem-solving skills, strong motor skills, attention to detail, and enhances focusing skills
 Sewing not only helps people to learn a hobby that is fun and artistic, it teaches math, critical thi
nking, and spatial awareness
 Confidence building
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Sherri S. January 13, 2019
· Sewing · In studio
Wow! What a great lesson on sewing! I’m a beginner and Kanesha was so patient with me and I left feeling great! Looking forward to my next lessons!
Thanks Kanesha!
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Amy W. September 25, 2018
· Sewing · In studio
Kaneshia is an awesome instructor! She had a great beginner lesson, making it easy to follow along! I’m super excited for the next lesson and more after! She is a people person and very patient! I highly recommend!
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Lynda B. August 23, 2018
· Sewing · In home
She was easy to work with and understood what I wanted to learn. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
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Kaneshia A.

Arlington, TX 76015
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About Lily Q.

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New York, NY
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About Lily
I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques.
Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclusive "Freehand" sewing, which is sewing without ready-made (commercial) pattern, like our grandparents did.
As a social worker, I taught participants in a homeless shelter, how to make various items geared towards independent living. For 9years now, I've been teaching at a fabric store in East Harlem where patrons sign up for group sewing lessons as well as private lessons. I teach garment construction, alterations, home decor, and various sewing projects.
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Ann G. May 24, 2019
· Sewing · Online
Lily is very kind and knowledgeable. She was able to give constructive advice on projects I was having trouble with. Going to continue with her.
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Geraldine March 26, 2019
· Sewing · In home
The best instructor in sewing I ever had. Very patient and smart. She explains to me every detail of sewing that I need to know. Looking forward to take more classes with her.
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Geraldine March 26, 2019
· Sewing · In home
Very nice and explains everything very patient. Also very smart
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Lily Q.

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About Siddharth G.

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Clarksburg, MD

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About Siddharth
Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years.

I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tournament level competition. Recently, two of my students have won in their respective tournaments.

I attended De Monte Fort University in England and earned my degree in Textile Technology and Business Management in 1976. Since then I have been fortunate to be able to travel worldwide.

I enjoy teaching children of all ages, as well as adults. My philosophy is to make chess a fun experience while improving my students' technical skills.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals.
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SCOTT June 21, 2019
· Chess · Online
Very knowledgeable about chess and very patient. Very happy with my lessons so far, instant improvement after the first lesson.
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Ritu B. May 25, 2019
· Chess · Online
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Ji-Won Son May 17, 2019
· Chess · Online
This is a first lesson and my daughter loves his lession.
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Siddharth G.

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About Mark J.

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The Colony, TX
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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've taught Intro to Business Forecasting (undergrad level), and Introduction to Competitive Intelligence (Graduate Level).

I'm a Veteran of the US Air Force, with a highest rank of Staff Sergeant.

For Chess lessons, I've been a competitive chess player since 1974, and a Life Member of the US Chess Federation since 1974 as well. My current rating is 1790, which places me in the top 5% of competitive players in Texas and the top 10% in the United States. I'm also a certified local chess coach and a certified local tournament director for th
e US Chess Federation and have originated and run chess clubs in many different locations, depending on my travels.
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Aniket P. August 15, 2017
· Chess · In home
First lesson was great.
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Mark J.

The Colony, TX 75056
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About Tyra F.

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Washington, DC

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Located in the DC area.

I graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor in Music Education and am getting my graduate degree in Music Education from the University of Maryland.
My primary instrument is clarinet and euphonium but am familiar with most instruments at a beginner to intermediate level.
As a woodwind specialist, I have taught clarinet, flute and saxophone during summer camps and programs for multiple years.
I'm currently the clarinet technique teacher at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC.

I have been knitting and crocheting for 12 years and have made a wide range of products from hair bows to sweaters.

I am patient and willing to teach all levels of students in a variety of subjects and am willing to cater the lessons to your needs.
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Sarah C. May 14, 2019
· Clarinet · In home
We love Tyra. She teaches in a selective high school for the arts, so is used to getting the best out of kids. And I love that she comes to our home!
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Carla May 12, 2019
· Knitting · In home
Tyra is an excellent knitting instructor. She took her time and was patient with me.
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soren April 22, 2019
· Clarinet · Online
My ten year old says it was a great first lesson. “I learned how to play five notes. Tyra was nice and funny.”
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About Patrick M.

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Lake Dallas, TX
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Hello friends! I love teaching, most every subject and grade level, including ACT/SAT. Drop me a line and let’s chat!
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Steven B. October 24, 2018
· SAT · In studio
Steven says it is going great.
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Patrick M.

Lake Dallas, TX 75065
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$60 / 60-min

About Chaitanya K.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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About Chaitanya
I started playing Chess, when I was 4 years old. I have professional Chess playing experience for 20+ years. People requested me to train and hence I started training from my high school. I have 8+ years of professionally training people. Until now, I have trained 250+ people, 5 years and older.
If you're truly interested in learning and playing Chess, you can reach out to me. We can have 1-2 sessions for free.

International Chess playing with 1787 FIDE rating. 8+ years of professional training experience.

Feel free to contact me anytime from 10 am to 8 pm on my contact number. Enjoy free sessions on me.
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Chaitanya K.

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$25 / 30-min

About Timothy A.

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Grapevine, TX

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About Timothy
Day job as a Full Stack software developer.
Experienced in a variety of technologies including software and hardware solutions. Experience teaching youth how to build their own website and understand core principles of writing software.

9 years music theory and history of music studies.
Studied a variety of instruments.
Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Piano, Percussion, Ocarina, etc.

Elective board for RIT ukulele club and RIT jam club. Experience with music clubs and communicating with many talented individuals.

Passionate about good vibes and creating a positive atmosphere.

Extra college studies:
Concentration in Music Theory studies, software music production, and the History of Jazz.

Other personal hobbies include hiking, cooking, and playing video games.
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Timothy A.

Grapevine, TX 76051
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$20 / 30-min

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