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Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

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Jen T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
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Jen T.

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From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

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Renee D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Renee D.

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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commercial

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her
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Cindle V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Magnolia Science Academy
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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I am ranked as a top female chess player and have played the game for most of my life. I have played in many national, state, and local tournaments and place well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of learners a

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Kids - Husband W.
She is amazing. We have been enjoying our lessons with her!
Linc
Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!
Amy ..
Cindl is a good instructor. I look forward to my next lesson.

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"Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners."
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Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"Vena is an amazing teacher! She is always in a great mood and makes it easy to ask as many questions as I have. Then she takes the time to make sure that I completely understand what she’s teaching before we move on to the next step. From sewing to pattern making, Vena’s skills and concepts are truly at a professional level leaving me feeling confident in my own skills after each lesson. Vena is awesome!"
Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Our chess lessons have been very productive and Sam’s method of teaching is fun. 5/5 stars!"
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My daughter Courtney is enjoying her sewing lessons with Ms Mya each week. I appreciate Ms. Mya"s patience with her students."
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"Kyle is an awesome teacher! My 8 year old son learns so much at each and every class!"
Frances Chen
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"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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Dawnielle
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Lily has a lot of patience, and great knowledge to pass on to her students, I really enjoyed her classes"
Esti Grifel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Betty was friendly, professional, punctual, and has tons of experience and reference! She teaches clearly and makes it a fun experience. Take lessons with Betty and you will be happy you did!"
Kelly
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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