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Karen J.

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Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
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Karen J.

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Learn to knit basics
Hand Made Washcloths - In this beginners class Karen Jacobson will teach you how to cast on, knit, yarn over and bind off to create a homemade wash cloth. You bring yarn (4 1/2 oz. skein of sugar and cream 100% Cotton yarn) and needles (pair size 7 or 8, short ones are easier to work with) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin your own projects. This pattern can be easily converted to make other items, from table runners to scarves.
Hand Made Slippers and Baby Booties - Learn to knit and purl. In this more advanced class Karen Jacobson will review knitting basics (cast on, knit, bind off) and will teach you how to purl and make pom-poms to create a pair of homemade baby booties. You bring yarn (2 oz skein 4 ply worsted weight Cotton yarn) and needles (pair 10 1/2) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin making your own slippers. This pattern can be easily converted to make adult size slippers as well.

About Karen

I'm a life coach/counselor who'd love to help you get the most out of your life. Rev. Karen J. is an experienced and professional teacher, instructor, and counselor. An expert in Kabbalah, Karen is able to use ancient wisdom with modern techniques to help you to zero in on your issues in a fun, f

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Ryan D.

20 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
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Ryan D.

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A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 28 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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genie
Ryan was very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to meet me at my level and play and explain things in a manner that I could understand. I look forward to my next lesson!
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Kelly N.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Kelly N.

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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with a pillowcase and then work up to more and more complicated projects, learning ne

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Maureen C.
Kelly is a very experienced instructor and is guiding me through an intermediate level pattern. She has the answers and has made great suggestions. I look forward to my future sessions.
Anna S.
Definitely enjoyable to visit with Kelly! We talked about many sewing things for clarification and developed some
"Homework". I feel encouraged and motivated! She is easy going and I appreciate that.
Abby
I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity.

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Kevina F.

1 Review
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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Basics of astrology and how it applies to everyday interactions, and getting to know people and yourself.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henr

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Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.
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Danial A.

21 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danial A.

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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most patient, inspiring, and hardworking chess coaches none of this would have been possible.

I began to play chess at 7 years old and after my coach ended our first class by saying, "Every champion was once a beginner" my youthful imagination ran wild and I was hooked. My early development in chess proved to be nontraditional where my structured classes provided by my school were supplemented by the aggressive, unconventional playing styles I learned from spending my weekends sneaking games in with hustlers at my local chess park. Yet learning these vastly different approaches to the game allowed me to become a more complete player, and after 6 weeks of practice, I could beat every kid in my class and almost defeated my coach. ...

About Danial

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most patient, inspiring, and hardworking c

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Marcelo
Danial is a great instructor. He's able to understand your level and really guide your through the steps to improve your game. I am enjoying the classes and can't recommend Danial enough.
Salima Mussaji
Danial has been and continues to be an inspiration to my son. He encourages students to think for themselves and apply what they already know to challenge them even further. I am grateful that Danial is part of my son's life.
William
Danial was fantastic, super enjoyable and helpful! Would definitely recommend!
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Maria R.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Maria R.

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I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting as a fiber art that provides stress relief, is a creative outlet, and provides a sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy teaching others to knit and have enjoyed 15 years of helping new knitter's confidence soar and creativity grow while teaching knitting in various venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties including Pasadena City College, Monrovia Adult School, the City of Santa Fe Springs, City of Glendale, City of Orange and City of Whittier.

Since 2004 I’ve taught hundreds of people the craft of knitting. While developing a well-organized teaching approach, creating effective lesson plans and fun methods of teaching basic to advanced techniques and sharpening my ability to tailor my teaching skills to fit the needs of all ...

About Maria

I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting and crochet as fiber arts that provide stres

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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. We reviewed simple patterns the first time. I think I'm going to enjoy the other lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"So patient and experienced! She really helped save a project that another teacher abandoned! Will definitely be seeing you again!"
Val
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way"
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Atousa taught me many new concepts that I hadn’t seen before and wouldn’t have been able to discover without her help."
John
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Vena is a phenomenal teacher. She really ensures that you understand the concepts fully when teaching and doesn't rush through anything to fit it within a certain time frame. In our first day, she helped me learn the semantics of patternmaking and sewing and apply it visually to a dress form! For any beginner or someone who needs to solidify their foundation, Vena is a great instructor!"
Urvi
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Very patient and detailed!"
Umesh Srirambhatla
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Great with kids. Patient and good teacher. Sends homework to ensure kids are learning. Highly recommend"
Evelyn
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Great instructor! I've really progressed quickly. Ryan is easy to understand and communicates really well. I liked him so much I signed up for a second session of lessons!"
Mikie
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is patient, persuasive, and adept at dealing with young kids. He adapts his lessons based on progress and pushes one to do well. I have seen our son take significant strides in a very short amount of time"
Trish
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"My first lesson with Mya Mya was great. She’s a great teacher and very patient. I am looking forward to my next sewing lesson."
Dawn
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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