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Speaks English, German
Teaching since 2003
Organizational Adminstration and Communications from UW-Milwaukee
Michael J. has been a chess instructor for a private chess academy since 2008. He has taught in numerous schools in the Milwaukee area working with groups as small as 4 to as large as 30.
Michael has also given private individual lessons to students wishing to advance their chess playing skills. Michael focuses his instruction on basic strategy, traditional maneuvers, thinking ahead, mathematical ties to chess and basic movement.
Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor for over 12 years. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former inst
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaches students 10 and up
Knitting from WEBS
This is not a machine embroidery class. Get ready to move beyond the basic cross stitch (by hand). Let me coach you on specialty stitches such as satin, queen, eyelets, Rhodes, French knots and more. Let me repeat, this will not be a machine embroidery class, every stitch will be made by hand!
I've been cross stitching since 1983 and teaching it for over 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll learn how to organize your material for easier sewing, master basic stitches, and as time goes on you'll be able to tackle complicated stitches and designs. I specialize in counted cross stitch, but also have experience with redwork, drawnwork, Bargello, pulled thread, hardanger, and canvaswork. Typically, I use The Cross Stitcher's Bible by Jane Greenoff but can recommend other helpful resources. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!
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High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi
Teaching since 2015
Teaches students 10 to 75
Jean E.Book Now
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.
Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I
Speaks English, Vietnamese
Bachelor degree from Vietnam National University, Hanoi
I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!
Teaching is my passion, I love seeing my students progress! Originally born and raised in Vietnam, I traveled to America on a student Visa and have now been living here for 4 years. My students say that I am patient, enthusiastic, and kind. But I am not afraid to push them forward when things get c
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaches students 5 and up
Bachelors of Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting from University of North Texas
Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of art and thought "I wish I could do that." You can. All it takes is practice.
I can break things down for you in a way that makes sense to you, show you the easy, reproducible steps to create the beautiful art that you dream of making. I firmly believe that anyone can achieve their artistic goals, no matter how young or old they are.
Let me help you start today!
I love all things artistic, from realistic oil painting to hand embroidery. I have a broad range of interests and proficiency in many painting and drawing mediums. The way I teach is very laid back, and dertermined by what the student needs and wants. We start by sitting down and discussing
Mary Lou H.
Awarded District Award of Merit from Osceola District Boy Scouts of America
Teaching since 1987
Teaches students 7 and up
Mary Lou H.
Jewelry Design is a fun hobby that produces beautiful items for yourself, to give as gifts, or could even become your Etsy shop!
Learn from a blue-ribbon winner how to create some gorgeous jewelry. I look forward to spending time with you!
About Mary Lou
I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics. I am a "real" math teacher. I have taught math to elementary students, algebra and geometry in junior high and high school, and all levels for college students. For example, my first stud
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Sam, is just such a great instructor. He's highly educated and professional and brings a wealth of knowledge to each chess lessons. He really went out of his way to connect with my 10 year old son-He's fantastic with children. Sam, convinced my son to play in tournaments and in the past 6 months, his rating has gone up by 700 USCF points! I could not be happier- Thank you Sam!"
The end of the game has come. You have successfully out-maneuvered and outfought your opponent, conquering large swaths of the chessboard, and approaching that triumphal moment when you will topple the opponent’s king and declare that he has fallen---in other words, a checkmate (recall that “checkmate” is an anglicization of “shah mat”, Persian for “the king is dead”)… Only to realize that you don’t quite know how to finish the game, which inevitably results in a slapsti …
By Josh Freimark
When you learn to sew, you're introduced to slew of new vocabulary words and phrases. To help you understand these words and phrases, and be more conversational about your new craft, we've put together this glossary of sewing terms from Columbus, OH teacher Nikki D... “May your bobbin always be full!” ~Author Unknown. Most recognize what this quote means, but you might be thinking, “What on earth is a bobbin?” Bobbin, miter, selvedge – there is an extensive amount of vocabulary …
By Maile Proctor
Want to save money and create a unique style for yourself? Learning how to sew is both practical and a way to explore your creative side. Read on as LA and online teacher Iris B. explains why everyone should learn this valuable skill… People learn to sew for all sorts of reasons, from a desire to express their creativity, to save money, to even just the need to learn a new skill. I’ve had a life-long love affair with sewing and it’s a skill I think everyone should have. It’s never too l …
By Suzy S.