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Angela C.

(12)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
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Angela C.

Chicago, IL

(12)

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I learned to crochet is grade school!

About Angela

I learned to crochet in grade school, taught myself to knit and learned to sew from my mother at a very early age. Teaching grade school children/students is my passion. I believe learning to knit and sew can help students learn a level of patience and persistence that will help them in their schoo

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August 23, 2019
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
July 31, 2019
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!
June 27, 2019
Dawnielle J.
Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Kelvin L.

(134)
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

(134)

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"If you love the look of Origami but were worried that it seems complicated to make, then this course is for you
Origami should be enjoyable! With the help of these lessons, you’ll see that it’s easy to create complex and elegant Origami models! Each lesson is between 30 and 45 minutes and gets you from the flat piece of paper to the completed model!
You get a great sense of satisfaction from being able to pick up a simple piece of paper and making it into a piece of art!

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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November 12, 2019
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October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !
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Felicia A.

(15)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
Teaching Locations:
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
Studio Studio

  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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August 25, 2019
Mandel
Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions.
August 18, 2019
Kenya
Knowledgeable and patient teacher
August 7, 2018
larnell
Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent.

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John S.

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Chess
Starting at $84
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Seth R.

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Chess
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Learn chess from a self taught expert 2100 rating. When exposed to chess years ago it was love at first site. I realized there’s a reason it’s the most highly referenced game in the world. As your skills grow you will uncover the pure beauty and life lessons chess has to offer. Patience, resilience, relentlessness... and most importantly, the maturity to think before you move. You must possess the restraint to tread calmly through positional warfare.. you must demonstrate the courage to strike when the iron is hot. As your teacher I will arm you with strategical knowledge and tactical prowess. My most important job however will be to make sure your love and passion for the game increases with each and every lesson. I want you to win. I want you to have fun. So why me instead of a grandmaster? I am young, relatable, personable guy. My friends say I’m funny! My lessons are cheaper. I have years and years of knowledge and examples to share. Thanks for reading, I’m so excited to start ...

About Seth

In 4 years I have paved my own path from nothing to a 2100 rated chess player (Expert strength), and I can get you there too. My proven success is building up various other players through the rank of beginners to intermediate to advanced. All of my students have a rich love for the game and some h

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Jovan M.

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Chess
Starting at $70
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaching since 1997
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lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

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"Great instructor! Sam's a fantastic and fun teacher and our kids love working with him. He's really good at what he does and he's a master player as well!"
- Rodrigo Z.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"delays with equipment , kid is happy with lesson, thanks"
- Raphael
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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"Mya is very patient and kind. She knows everything there is to know about sewing and is an excellent teacher! I went to her for advanced techniques and she helped me bring me sewing to the next level!"
- Elizabeth
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Erin is a great explainer and helps any way she can!"
- Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Great teacher"
- Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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"First lesson. Great start."
- David
Took Billiards lessons from Edward A.
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"Woodwork is going to be grand with this travelling guy, always patient and thoughtful, make sure you do your homework!"
- Tanna
Took Carpentry lessons from Hans N.
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"My daughter loves the classes and is crazy about Melissa."
- Laura
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Melissa is the perfect instructor for my 8 year old daughter. Melissa taught her the basics of a sewing machine and by the end of the lesson she made 2 items and was delighted. She is patient and sweet and my daughter can't wait for her next lesson."
- Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Josh is easygoing. He clicked with my child from the first lesson on. We cannot wait for the next lesson to start. After Josh, My child is spending good amount of time on the computer playing chess."
- Olivia
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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