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Eric R.

10 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric R.

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Whether you have never touched a chess piece in your life or you have already beaten everyone who will play with you I would be thrilled to help you plan your next move. A typical first lesson would likely involve playing a game and analyzing it for mistakes, but if that isn’t your speed I will happily provide you with tactical puzzles or lessons on notation or work with you on a particular phase of the game you want to focus on. Let me help you take things to the next level while having fun along the way.

About Eric

My students have described me as patient and engaging. It is important to me that you have fun on your journey towards mastery. That doesn't mean it will be easy. Improvement requires consistent effort over time. Let me show you some of the tools that have helped me in my efforts, and help you avoi

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Elwin P.
I had fun working with Eric and I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Tim B.
Relaxed, no stress lesson. Eric is very encouraging with a complete novice.
Ramon L.
right on target and clear.

Annelouise M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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Annelouise M.

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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Annelouise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer. I caught the sewing bug and followed my passion all the way to Ohio State University. Since then, I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. A

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Zaria
Annelouise was so informative and patient. She was inspiring and my daughter is so excited about what is is learning and how she can use it to create. Signing up for 5 more!
Tyler &.
My daughters enjoyed her lessons and she was very patient and interactive with them

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!
Shari W.

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Lisa C.

84 Reviews
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  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Lily
Our daughter was able to get lots of questions answered. She said that Lisa's guidance was excellent. We will be signing up for more lessons!
Yvonne
Thank you for helping me figure out patterns. You are one talented lady.
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Erin R.

57 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Erin R.

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I've been teaching knitting for 10 years and my students have gone on to create bags, scarves, headbands, and bracelets. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to complete a headband or scarf and as time goes on you'll be able to knit a hat in the round. I specialize in working with heavy weight yards and creating a funky, wildly textured projects. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Erin

I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist since 2004. I am a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts, Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School and Bruckner

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Helen
Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!
Christina I.
I had my first lesson with Erin yesterday and it was great!! She is very patient and a great listener

Loudel W.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Filipino
  • Awarded Certificate of Recognition from DepEd - Manila (Andres Bonifacio Elementary School)
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Loudel W.

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I'm a Home Economics teacher with 30 years crochet experience. I have skills and strong foundation in handicrafts and specialize in fundamentals of crochet. I typically use inspirational ideas around me and modify them according to my students' needs. I structure my lessons in a way the students will learn what they want to learn without feeling bored.

I'm available for eager students of all ages and experience levels. I would love to work with you and help you learn to master the basics of this needlework. I will also help you build a crochet portfolio that you can use any time as a quick reference guide (and inspiration as well) so you can comfortably make your very own DIY crochet projects!

About Loudel

Mabuhay! My name is Lou. I'm a teacher from the Philippines and now living in the USA. I teach Tagalog to people who wants to understand and speak the language better. Tagalog is the basis of Filipino, the standardized national language of the Philippines. While still living in the Philippin

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jen M.
We love Ms Loudel! My daughter is always excited for her tagalog lessons with Ms Lou. I picked Ms Lou because her profile says she used to be a Filipino/Tagalog teacher in the Philippines and that's important to me. Her being a real tagalog teacher makes perfect sense for my daughter to learn tagalog the way we actually learn it in school. I highly recommend Ms Lou! She is the best!
Kimberly
Loudel is a great teacher. She makes the lessons easy to follow and understand. However, she seems to have a difficult time with scheduling from my experience. I paid for classes on a certain day, but there were some of those days where she has to cancel and reschedule the classes multiple times. We then switched the day to a different day and so far the new day seems to be working out great. Loudel is very knowledgeable on Tagalog and she is a great teacher to learn Tagalog from.
Isabel
Loudel was a fantastic Tagalog teacher! In addition to basic beginner phrases, she taught me about important grammar structures and even imparted mini-history and cultural lessons. She made me feel very comfortable even when I sometimes messed up my pronunciation, and was incredibly encouraging throughout the lessons. I can’t wait to take more Tagalog classes with Lou!

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"She doesn’t say so, but I think she’s always trying to figure my strengths and improve weaknesses. Very patient I look forward to going to work on Saturday for our lesson and that’s a first!"
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"Paul is a fantastic teacher. I have minimal woodworking experience and he does a great job of breaking down projects and how best to approach different stages of each project. He has helped me discover which tools best suit my interests as well as shown me a variety of resources to call upon when our lessons have finished. Great guy and a great teacher!"
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Took Woodworking lessons from Paul B.
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"Very nice and cool teacher, I am excited for my next lesson!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Angela is an excellent teacher. She listens and is very patient. I look forward to my lessons!"
Patricia
Took Crocheting lessons from Angela C.
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"Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her"
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Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Kelly is fun, engaging, knowledgeable and confident. The perfect receipt for a great teacher­čîč. Thanks Kelly"
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Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Started slowly - but got into the strategy pretty clearly. Made the overall idea clear. Good added info for work toward next lesson."
Joseph
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Enjoyed it and learned a lot—thanks, Athan!"
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Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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