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Angela C.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
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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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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.
Rachael
Excellent teacher very attentive and understanding
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!

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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Stephen R.

Aurora, IL
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Advanced
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Stephen R.

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I have been in the field of carpentry for the past 30 years. Started when I was 15 working with my cousin building custom homes. We built during a time when the only thing that showed up on a job site was a bundle of wood, no trusses, no pre-framed walls, we had to do it all. This experience was tough but overall taught me lessons of what I feel is a dyeing trade.
I can show you how to frame a house, shed, room addition, how to use a framing square, how to cut crown, cut stairs, how to measure and cut rafters, cutting trim, how to hang a door, install door hardware and overall any other general inquiries you may have on building.
My building experience has had me in the custom construction field where I was the owner from building custom lofts in Chicago to large renovations in the suburbs.
Please let me know the specifics of what you need help with and I would be happy to share my thoughts with you.

About Stephen

Hello, I have been a carpenter since I was roughly 16 years old. During this time we had to learn how to build from literally a pile of lumber that was dropped off on the driveway. As home building got bigger and more complex so did our demands on the trade. I can help you learn how to cut a ro

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Erin R.

47 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Erin R.

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Are you ready to start creating beautiful, funky, or elegant crochet pieces? Now is a great time to start! I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist and teacher since 2009, teaching beginner through advanced students how to crochet items beautiful scarves, warm, colorful winter hats, and funky bracelets and headbands. If you can imagine it, you can create it!

About Erin

I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist since 2004. I am a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts, Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School and Bruckner

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Sharan Z.
Erin was really good. Slow, easy, and encouraging which is just what someone who is just starting out needs!
rhonda
Erin helped me build confidence as I ventured into continuing learning knitting; I have run into frustrations trying and stopping but she was able to help me understand my patterns and turn out a beautiful baby coat and booties; patience and great attitude.
Pat C.
Erin took the time to make sure I didn't have any more concerns.
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Matthew N.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Matthew N.

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I have been teaching chess to children for over 20 years, specializing in beginners and intermediate players. I strive to make every lesson fun as well as instructional. I cater my lessons to fit each kind of student.

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Hi, My name is Matthew Noble and I have been teaching chess to children and adults for over 20 years. Most of the students have been both beginners and intermediate level players. In addition to this, I obtained the title of US National Master in 1990. I look forward to helping you achieve your g

Kim D.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kim D.

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I offer patient guidance and encouragement. I see knitting as a process of growth and development- moving forward at a pace that the student is comfortable as we cultivate confidence and technique.

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I am a hoarder - most notably of yarn and can be seen knitting or crocheting in 90 degree weather. I began my craft journey as a child when i was taught Crochet by the other woman in my fathers life. I learned to knit later - but I would hone both these skills well into adulthood looking for a wa

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"So far I love it! She take her time with you and will answer all your questions and concerns. She's very knowledgeable about sewing."
Caressa
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"very reliable and knowledgeable. highly recommended!!"
kym
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"She is very nice girl and knows how to teach professionally. She tries her best to make sure her students master the chess game. She is really an excellent teacher who knows her stuff very well and teach her students great techniques . Try her you will never regret."
Talar
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"I'm a beginner at knitting and Jane helped me with my first scarf, which I was able to finish in time to gift it to my partner for Christmas. I had turned a simple project into a complicated mess, and Jane showed me how to fix it. What a huge relief! She is so patient and kind, all in all, a great teacher. I highly recommend her!"
June
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Rob was awesome!! He went above and beyond to accommodate my needs. Will definitely hire him again!"
Ben
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"Karl did a great job of determining where we needed help and clearly improving us!"
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Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Sonya was very patient and also very clear. I learned a lot."
Miriam-Rachel
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Good instructor . My son was very happy with the first chess lesson and excited for his next class . Thank you!"
Alvin
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Sam is a truly fantastic teacher. I am a clinical counselor and very picky with giving praise to anyone in the helping and teaching professions, but Sam, who (among other qualifications), also has a psychology AND teaching background, has a gift of making children feel almost instantly accepted, cherished, and excited. He is patient, warm, strategic but flexible, always adjusting to my daughter's needs in an instant. Sam provides that perfect combination of inciting commitment and a disciplined approach to learning while allowing a child to grow in his or her own pace and have fun while doing it that most children need, and I can whole-heartedly recommend him to anyone."
Lelle
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Explains crochet basics well for my 11 year-old to understand and practice."
Lianne
Took Crocheting lessons from Loudel W.
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