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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Highland Park, IL

Adeline H.

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

Kelly N.

1 Review
Round Lake, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kelly N.

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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with a pillowcase and then work up to more and more complicated projects, learning ne

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Abby
I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity.

Ryan D.

18 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
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Ryan D.

18 Reviews
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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 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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Diane F.
Helpful in further understanding bidding.
Tanya R.
The training was very pleasant and I learned a lot about not ending up in the wrong hand.
Gloria
Very knowledgeable and easy, friendly manner. Look forward future lessons.

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Bruce P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bruce P.

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I've been playing chess for over 50 years. In school, I implemented training sessions to help build our teams into stronger performances. I started training students again 10 years ago and enjoy the opportunity to share the passion of chess. I also teach dance and have been trained in teaching concepts by my wife, a teacher with a Masters! Whether young or old, we can be successful in your progress in chess!

About Bruce

Bruce learned the game of chess in the late 60's, becoming a "Fischer Kid" during the 70's. In high school, he easily captured the team championships and represented his school until graduating in 1976. He taught some of his fellow students to play and improve in their games during this time a

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Diane S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA from Augsburg College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Diane S.

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Learn crochet basics including chain stitch, single and double crochet. I can teach you to make a hat, scarf, shawl, simple sweater, etc.

About Diane

***Online lessons only until the pandemic is over*** My journey in music began when I was around 5 years old and first heard the children's choir sing in church. My mother used to tell me that I would beg her to let me sing in the choir but she would always have to tell me I wasn't old enough.

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Alnathan M.
Diane was an excellent instructor and I enjoyed her professionalism and patience with my daughter. unfortunately my daughter became dis- interested due to a need for " a personal touch" that only in home or studio practices could provide.
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Renee H.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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About Renee

Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grad

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Curry W.
A very patient, humble and
bright instructor, adapts to the needs of her students. I am enjoying my time learning with her and fully recommend❣

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.

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"very helpful, patient, and was very encouraging to me. I will use her again,"
Florence
Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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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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"Our daughter just started her first chess lesson with Kyle. He was friendly, patient and encouraging. Looking forward to learning more about the game this summer!"
Angie
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Mya is the Bomb! Very knowledgeable and patient!! Luv my classes"
Nikita
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is patient, persuasive, and adept at dealing with young kids. He adapts his lessons based on progress and pushes one to do well. I have seen our son take significant strides in a very short amount of time"
Trish
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀"
Sandi
Took Sewing lessons from Laura P.
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"Had a great first lesson. Can't wait for the next two!"
Matthew
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Lily is an incredible teacher! I went from barely knowing how to thread a bobbin to completing my first lined jacket in a little over 4 months! Lily is patient, kind, and has great attention to detail and teaching style. Lily will introduce you to everything from basics to complex techniques with ease."
Violet
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"After trying a few chess instructions and search ring everywhere , we were lucky to find Sam.
Sam is a great instructor and really knows his stuff. Outstanding instructions and material contents."
Walter
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Dipankar is a very good teacher , my kids like him and have not complained to attend classes. He is always on time and responsive your questions."
Smitha
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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