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Nicole B.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Associates in Theatre Arts from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Wish you didn't have to go to the alterations shop every time a button pops off? Looking to up your DIY game? Whether you are making table runners for a wedding, or want to build your own Halloween costume from scratch, with my experience as a costumer and as a performer, I will teach you the basics of sewing so you can give that glue gun a rest!

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

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October 3, 2019
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
October 15, 2018
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
September 29, 2018
Paul B.
Nicole surely knows what she's talking about, She's the best
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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas Hodo. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, t

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May 24, 2019
William C.
Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember.
October 17, 2017
Aleah P.
Good teacher
September 29, 2016
Myat L.
I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons.
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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
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Ryan D.

Vernon Hills, IL

(12)

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 26 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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September 30, 2019
Judy
Ryan explains things well.
May 13, 2019
Cristina T.
Excellent, Ryan is very patient and has a lot of intuition.
April 29, 2019
Sallie K.
Ryan’s very patient and gives clear explanations.

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Kim D.

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Knitting
Starting at $100
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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.

About Kim

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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Steven T.

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Floral Arrangement
Starting at $17
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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About Steven

Hello student today I’ll be teaching you how to do flower arrangement for supposed to put water in the vase second you get the flowers you want and you measure them to the vase how tall and how short you want it then you cut it at Green’s at the Flowers tulips roses hydrangeas whatever you want

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Peni Y.

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Sewing
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Learn to sew like your Grandmother did. Anything from doll clothes to your own clothes - home decor and quilting. We’ve done it all and can teach you how to do it too.

About Peni

Whatever you want t to learn that is basic on a sewing machine I can teach you. Doll clothes - home decor - your own clothes - quilting - whatever you can dream we can achieve together. Call me with your ideas.

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- Jaden
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"I had a great lesson. Perfect to get along with and very easy going. Mya Mya has ALOT of patience as well. She makes everything about sewing make sense ! I'd recommend her for anyone who wants to gain more experience sewing no matter what level you are at."
- Amelia
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"Kaneshia started me off with valuable trade secrets in the first lesson. I've been really excited to get the to the next lesson and can foresee my future forming around the knowledge she has shared with me."
- Holli
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
- Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"I Look forward to taking more lessons with Mya.

I took my sewing project —a tunic— with me and she explained clearly how to adjust the fit, which I’d been struggling with for a couple of weeks (and 3 muslins!). I left our one-hour session ready to conquer my tunic!

She is warm and friendly and is clearly not only an excellent sewist but also really good at teaching.

Thank you, Mya!"
- Peg
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Showed me how to properly hold the cue, aiming techniques to help me improve my shot. We ran drills to make the movements solid and consistent. Chris is a great guy and he is a really great billiard coach."
- Jesse
Took Billiards lessons from Christopher C.
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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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"Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level."
- Kyle
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Ms. Lily is very patient and I learned a lot in the time spent with her."
- Bria
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly."
- Mercy
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