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Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Outstanding Business from Etisalat, Nigeria.
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Curriculum and Teaching from University of Calabar
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Rosemary O.

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Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am a Creative Director and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me. Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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Chad G.
Rosemary was amazing. She's an excellent teacher and I really enjoyed my lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson. I highly recommend Rosemary for sewing lessons.
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.
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Joshua S.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BFA Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 4 to 94
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Joshua S.

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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Michael Cohen
Very knowledgeable. Gave me some good perspectives that I think will help my game significantly.
Johnny
Josh is a professional, well rounded, effective and engaging teacher who is taking my Chess game to the next level!
Rolita
Command of the Art of Speaking. Exactly what I needed for my new role in management.

Thanks Josh!

Cheryl I.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded TESOL Advanced and TESOL Foundational Certifications from VipKid
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 to 50
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Cheryl I.

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In this lesson, students can expect to learn how to plant flowers, peppers, and tomato plants in nice rich soil and pots. We will use seeds for the flowers, pepper plants, and tomato plants. We will start with paper cups and soil. By the end of May, we will transfer our flowers and vegetables to a garden. They will learn what plant food they can use and how much water they will need to make it grow. They will also learn how to weed their plants and clip off any dead part of the plant. I will start this lesson in mid-April and go through the end of May so we can see progress and growth of the plants.

About Cheryl

This is a great time to sign up with me to learn online. I am available to help with your educational needs while schools are taking a break. My name is Cheryl. My talents are to help students with their resumes and interview techniques, basic math skills, writing skills, and reading skills. I

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Candace
This was a first for us completing online cheer training to keep my daughter engaged throughout COVID lockdown. Cheryl was kind and supportive of my daughter as she tried new cheers and movements.
Her daughter was also a great co-teacher!
Looking forward to week 2.
Kristiana B.
Cheryl was great!! She was very knowledgeable and patient. My daughter was able to learn what we would consider a lot on the very first lesson. Despite the technical difficulties we were having with our personal equipment Cheryl was able to work through those issues with us and continue a lesson. She was friendly kind and reassuring to my daughter who doesn’t always have the most confidence in herself. She is helping her learn something that she really wants to do And helping her with her self-confidence as well! Couldn’t ask for anything more! Thank you so much take lessons and Cheryl
Lisa
I was so nervous waiting to get my evaluation, but Cheryl put me at ease. She was so helpful and I am truly grateful. Thank you so much Cheryl.

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Claudette B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Buying & Merchandinsing/Fashion Design from Fashion Institute of Techology
  • Teaching since 2000
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Claudette B.

7 Reviews
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Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your skill, learn in a stress free, patient environment.

About Claudette

I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing since I was 8 years old. I studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and design knitted, crochet and sewing garment. Over the years I have taught adults and children and currently teach at an after-school program. I am an ambi

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Jennifer
I am a beginner and taking a long time to master the basics and Claudette has been nothing but patient and encouraging though I imagine she's gritting her teeth at how slow I am. :-) Her love for this art shines through and creates fantastic energy during the lessons.
Lauren
Very knowledgeable and helpful. Understands the difficulties and concerns someone new to crochet has, and is very encouraging and patient.
Bryan h
Claudette is amazing teacher! She’s super patient and knowledgeable. I’m definitely taking more classes from her :)
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James (JP) R.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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James (JP) R.

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I have been a PBIA instructor for over 13 years as well as player for 20+ years. I am no magician, I cannot make anyone a better pool player! However, for those that are interested and motivated, I can provide the knowledge, guidance and tools for any player to become their own coach and maximize their skills.

About James (JP)

I can teach you anything from fundamentals like stance, pre-shot routine and stroke mechanics to more advanced concepts such as bank and kick shots, jump shots, combinations, caroms and billiard shots. So no matter if you've never held a pool cue or you're a seasoned veteran, take your game to the

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Justin
JP is a great instructor. From fundamentals to advanced play, he has helped me improve my understanding of the game and make substantial improvements in the short time I’ve been working with him.
John
After the first lesson I realized I have a lot to learn about this game.
Matthew
Excellent, thorough and looking forward to more lessons
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Salma R.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Salma R.

27 Reviews
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I've been teaching Crocheting for 10 years and my students have gone on to make things as small as bracelets to something as unique as jumping rope. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a pencil pouch and as time goes on you'll be able to make your own blankets. I specialize in making gift like ornaments to winter apparel, typically use patterns from books and online, and have the 22 different crochet hooks and yarn available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma. I've been teaching lessons since 2016. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Debbie
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Excellent!
Jamil
Thank you Salma for giving me a great introduction to photography! I am looking forward to trying all the concepts we discussed out via lightroom

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"l'm excited l am learning to sew with Sonya She is such a great teacher. Thanks Sonya for your patience."
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Jonathan (7 year old) loves learning chess from Joshua....Joshua makes each session as a fun, which is a most important factor, for young students / pupils. Joshua’s calm and collective demeanor as a teacher will bring best of interest / focus from each of his students....
Highly recommend him as an instructor, especially for younger pupils..."
HYUN
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Very knowledgeable about chess and very patient. Very happy with my lessons so far, instant improvement after the first lesson."
SCOTT
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"My daughters enjoyed her lessons and she was very patient and interactive with them"
Tyler
Took Sewing lessons from Annelouise M.
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"Erin is a very gentle, warm, easy-going instructor which is a welcome change for me as someone who is used to harsher, more pushy teachers (they have their benefits too). Though she is gentle, she remains focused on the task at hand with me during lessons. She also communicates with me throughout the week in email if I have questions. She is willing to work at my pace and teach me patterns for items I'm interested in. I wish her camera had slightly better quality with focus do I could see her fingers and the individual.yarns she's touching with greater clarity. I really like working with Erin (I think we have had around 5 lessons so far) and intend to continue for a while. She's giving me a great support system and basis for crochet ability. I basically knew nothing about crochet before starting with her."
Julia
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"My son has recently started learning from Siddharth sir. He likes it alot.
Siddharth is a very good teacher."
Meera
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"Angela is awesome! She is kind, patient, organized, gives clear instructions and very easy to work with. My dogs barked the entire time and my home is less than white-glove clean; but she puts you at ease and you never feel talked down too or judged in any way. You will not be sorry for choosing her as your teacher."
Georgina Kazan
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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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!"
jonathan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Once again, had another fun and educational session with Mya. She is very knowledgeable, patient, offers her expertise and knowledge in a kind and caring manner. I am learning so much and will continue! Thank you!"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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