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Angela C.

18 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

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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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LaMore
Very nice and informative
Devion
My son said the sewing class was awesome.
Louis
Angela was amazing! My son was knitting after his first lesson. She is very patient and kept him on task. Hes already looking forward to next weeks lesson.

Karen J.

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

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in Economics with Quantitative Emphasis from Boise State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jameson T.

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I have experience teaching beginners and intermediate players for the last 5 years. Incredibly flexible with the schedule and the amount of time is up to you!

About Jameson

I am an active tournament player and director. At the moment, I am a Class A player actively improving. Currently I have experience teaching both beginners and intermediate players. My schedule for the lessons will work around you. The first lesson I will assess your game and see what can be improv

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Grayson
Has a deep understanding of chess and is able to explain things well

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Sam C.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Danish, Persian, Swedish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sam C.

36 Reviews
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My students can expect a lesson that's full of fun, engaging and accompanied by a high level of passion and energy.
I'm result oriented and very dedicated to my students and provide students with a lot of constructive feedback during the lessons.
Lessons will mainly focus on students strength and weaknesses, through many different means. The lessons are supplemented by several materials: work book problems, live game play, analysis of student's own games, online resources, classic game review and much more. My custom lesson plans are based on the student's own background and experience. I am always committed to making each lesson fun and exciting!

About Sam

If you are looking for a top national chess teacher, with over a decade of professional full-time chess teaching experience and who’s graduated from one of the top university in the country-university of Virginia graduate-look no further! I HAVE RAISED STUDENTS RATINGS OVER 1000+ USCF (unite states

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Daniel S
Fantastic teacher, very professional and engaging. Cheers!
Rebecca
My 6 year old son loves chess and when I told him several weeks ago I would get him chess lessons for Christmas, he was extremely excited. He talked about it every day for weeks. I emailed Sam to confirm the lesson and ask him if we needed to prepare. Sam asked us to make sure we had zoom, which I replied that we did. I asked him what link to use to log on for the lesson and he never replied. The day of the lesson, my son was checking the time every hour, waiting for it to start. 40 minutes in advance, he set up his chess board at the dining room table and sat waiting. For over an hour I tried every way I could to figure out how to log on to the lesson. Called customer service twice and no answer. Called Sam multiple times, and his phone went straight to voicemail. Emailed; texted; everything to no avail. The lesson time came and went. My son is still in tears. I have paid for three lessons, and it appears this service is a scam or something. If this is in fact a serious business, I hope I can expect a refund.
Johan
...So had my 3rd zoom lesson online, was awesome!
Have a much better understanding of the game. Sam, is an excellent coach and knows his stuff-highly recommended.
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Sara P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Photography from Purdue University
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Sara P.

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I've been sewing for most of my life and even use those skills I learned as a child in my studio art practice. Quilting is a versatile medium with a huge range of possibilities. I'm comfortable teaching improvisational quilting, precise patterns and appliqué.

About Sara

I am a practicing artist who has shows regionally in the Midwest as well as throughout the US and abroad. I am a professor at a Big10 college in the Department of Art and Design. As a teacher I want to work with you and encourage you to develop your work further. I can teach skills, but the content

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Atousa P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor's degree of Sport Science from Tehran University
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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Andy M.
I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!
Tai
Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!

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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"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"
Judith
Took Embroidery lessons from Dawn Z.
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"My first experience sewing at 56 yo was my lesson with Miss Betty. She is just a fantastic instructor. The time flew by - i left feeling like I can take on any project. Betty totally personalized the lesson. Couldnt be happier."
Susan
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Amazing. I feel a lot more comfortable with my straight stich, understanding seam allowance, sewing terms, the french seam and more. I feel a lot less intimidated already and more eager. I am excited to evolve with her teachings. Thank you Sonya, see you next week!"
Kamyah
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Tracy has been a wonderful teacher. She's extremely patient, and informative, and always accessible for questions."
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"Erin is practical and friendly"
Erin
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"I loved the class, she was patient and professional."
Esther Nam
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Very knowledgable and easy to talk with. Highly recommended."
viktor
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
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is thoughtful and understanding. I look forward for another lesson. She is 5 STAR. You are lucky to have her on your team. I will finish my lessons with her and hope to start again with her again in the spring..when my session ends with you. Thank you for too. Terrific on line classes you offer. Will recommend your on line classes for sure!!"
Jocelyn
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Vena is very patient and knowledgeable and answers all the questions I have for her. We have very varied lessons and they are all very informative. I'm excited to continue my classes with her."
Stephanie
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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