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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
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Adeline H.

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Sewing with me will not only teach you the basics but will help you delve into your creativity! Also, as someone with stress, I find sewing can help relieve some of it, and I can show you how to apply mindfulness techniques to make the most of your experience with sewing.

About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.

Karen J.

2 Reviews
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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Linda P.
Caring and motivational
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
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Angela C.

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Have you always wanted to learn to knit? I can teach you the in's and out's of knitting from beginning to end. Want to learn a new technique and need a little help? I often will take the time to learn new techniques just for the challenge of it. I have taught since 2010 and love knitting anything from washcloths to ornaments to socks and sweaters and beyond. This is a portable and relaxing activity.

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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Krista N.
Angela is a very knowledgeable instructor! She helped me come up with different ways to construct garments for my unique business and sped up my surging and sewing skills in just 5 lessons. She’s very patient and excellent at explaining things in depth and easy for a beginner to understand. I would definitely recommend Angela!
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.
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!

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Hagen Q.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 to 14
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Hagen Q.

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Instead of teaching common openings that everyone knows about, I can teach tricky openings that are filled with traps. I use many different openings on Chess.com and confuse opponents. I also teach tactics and am rated over 2300 on tactics.

About Hagen

Normally, chess teachers will teach you about classic openings such as the Ruy Lopez or the fried liver. However, I teach uncommon openings that are actually easily playable. If you are tricky in chess I strongly recommend you play my openings.

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J. Paul W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor or Fine Arts and Masters degree in Art Education from Huntingdon College and University of Montevallo
  • Teaching since 1993
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J. Paul W.

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!
Byron
Great start. Very informative and fun to learn.

Dawn Z.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Dawn Z.

8 Reviews
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Learn to hand sew or machine stitch from an experienced sewist of more 10 years. Lessons are customized based on age and goals of the student. Group lessons also available.

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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Judith
Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything
Spirit Y.
Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson.
Isabella L.
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!

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"Eric was very patient with my little one. He not only teaches the game, he looks to make it fun and exciting. We enjoyed the lesson and hope to continue with him."
Caitlin
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"I think Vena is wonderful. She is patient, warm, supportive and knowledgeable. She can help you complete specific projects (make a dress or a stuffed animal), help you become a better sewer or teach you the art of pattern making. Also, I should mention, she work professionally in the fashion industry and give lots of great insight into how garments are designed. Love Her!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Karen is very patient and has a great attitude and personality. She is very talented and appears eager to share her knowledge. I really enjoyed the experience. Peas Patricia"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"Amber is very sweet and polite. She also listens and makes sure she understands what my expectation is. Besides my background of sewing, I also have limited English efficiency that I worry a little. Thank you so much for being kind and patient to me Amber. ❤️"
Mai
Took Sewing lessons from Amber P.
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"Cheryl is an excellent teacher!"
Susan
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"I met Lily Quain recently and was very pleased with her way of teaching. She is patient, very considerate and will share with her students a wealth of information. She will not fail in teaching all she can!"
Diana Ortiz
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"She is the best. A++++++"
Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"Omer is a great origami teacher. His instructions and teaching techniques are excellent. he is very clear in his instruction. Not only does he teaches well but he also make sure he is understood. i feel i have made a lot of progress by learning from hi,"
Denise
Took Origami lessons from Omer S.
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"Just had my first lesson with Cheryl. She is so nice to work with, and she was so patient with me!! I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to crochet. I have signed up for more lessons with her, and I can't wait! Thanks, Cheryl, for an enjoyable lesson!"
Becky
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Had my first ever billiards lesson and loved it. George is a very effective instructor - he explains well, he corrects your form, he's patient, and he brings the game to life. Looking forward to continuing with George and getting better at the game."
Gadi
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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