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Michael J.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Organizational Adminstration and Communications from UW-Milwaukee
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Michael J.

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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.

About Michael

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

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

Thank you!
Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT
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Dawn Z.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Knitting from WEBS
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Dawn Z.

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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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About Dawn

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

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Sara
Great teacher. Very Patient with my daughter.
Teresa
Dawn is a great teacher. She is very clear and was patient with me at the beginning. I highly recommend her.
Gina
My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilting. Thank you Dawn for your patience and willingness to share your knowledge.

Jean E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Jean E.

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Hello!
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.

About Jean

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

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Huyen G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor degree from Vietnam National University, Hanoi
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Huyen G.

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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!

About Huyen

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

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Jim C.
very good experience learned lots in the first lesson
Isiah W.
Ryan
Very caring! Hyuen Will work with you to fit your needs of learning. In addition, she also teaches Northern and Southern Vietnamese which is perfect if you looking for instruction in either side of the countries language,

Morgan U.

1 Review
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Starting at $21
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting from University of North Texas
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Morgan U.

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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!

About Morgan

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

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Rowan
I decided to take painting lessons from Morgan because while I have experience in drawing, I was a complete beginner when it comes to painting. Now after just a couple months of biweekly lessons, I feel like I have a good grasp on the fundamentals of oil painting. I've already painted several pieces that I really like. Morgan has been very supportive and knowledgeable the whole way through. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons from her.
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Mary Lou H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded District Award of Merit from Osceola District Boy Scouts of America
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Mary Lou H.

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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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Anissa
Great first leasson
Morgan
I couldn't imagine a better teacher. I was skeptical at first being the classes are online, however, I have immensely improved in my typing accuracy with only 10 short classes. It has been a wonderful experience and I will definitely be going to Mary Lou for any other lessons me or my son will need!
Sophia S.
Excellent teacher with a positive attitude. Her explanations are very clear. My daughter likes her and wants to do more lessons.

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"Had a nice online 1-hour lesson with Kyle, who helped me with some of my questions I had in certain position. Helped me realize which parts of the game I had to work on more."
Elad
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"She is a great teacher. She communicates very well and has a great personality. She makes you feel comfortable and makes learning interesting. Great experience!"
Calinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Very patient and detailed!"
Umesh Srirambhatla
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Fantastic first lesson! I’m enjoying it."
Montel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Steller chess teacher!
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!"
Alejandro
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Siddharth was very patient and helped my two kids 8 & 10 a great deal with their chess. Very professional and a great teacher!"
Jennifer S.
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mya Mya was very patient with me during our lesson. She explained every step in detail and order when teaching. What a wonderful experience, I will be returning!"
Schlandria Y Edwards
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
Dan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Excellent teacher! Karl broke down elements of the game into digestible parts, explained logic and tactics very clearly. Very helpful doing simulation together, so not talking at me as I think some instructors do. Engaging and patient...definitely recommend!"
Susan
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Goes at the student’s pace, and allows them to take their time... Is very patient with them, and is willing to explore their own strategies, so that the student can see their own mistakes. This makes for a more constructive lesson, with the student being able to improve their skills in a tailored like lesson. Siddharth also attempts to understand how the student is thinking, to see it from their perspective."
Bhawna
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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