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Ryan D.

22 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Bruce C.
Terrific!
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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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Angela C.

18 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

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Have you always wanted to learn to knit? I can teach you the in's and out's of knitting from beginning to end. Want to learn a new technique and need a little help? I often will take the time to learn new techniques just for the challenge of it. I have taught since 2010 and love knitting anything from washcloths to ornaments to socks and sweaters and beyond. This is a portable and relaxing activity.

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
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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
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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

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
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Rhiannon P.

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As with crocheting, I can teach a range of students, from those with the beginning desire to learn to students wishing to hone specific techniques. My favorite techniques include in the round and double pointed needles, because who doesn't want to learn to avoid more sewing?

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
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Arden R.

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Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Advanced
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Arden R.

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Do you have interest in crocheting clothing? Stuffed animals or toys? Blankets? You name it, we can create it together.

I have experience with a variety of crochet items and would love to share the wonderful experience of creating through crochet.

I will patiently guide you through learning the basics, to (eventually) creating patterns together of items you would like to make! Please feel free to reach out if you are interested.

About Arden

My name is Arden Ratmiroff and I have recently graduated from the University of Florida! I began crocheting in 2019, and have slowly progressed from there. I love crochet as a means to express oneself. The first thing I ever crocheted was dragon dice bags for D&D! (Taught by my mother-in-law! Ha!

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"Taught me how to finish off a tote bag I was having trouble with. Lily knows her stuff. I would encourage any potential sewing students to take lessons with her!!"
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"Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude."
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Larianne T.
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"Athan is patient, professional and really knows the game. His input has been invaluabgle and I am winning!"
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Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"James was excellent and very patient. He even offered to send us more information after the lesson was over."
Jesse
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"I am learning a lot!"
Kathy
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Claudette has a vast wealth of knowledge in crochet, knitting. and garment design and is able to teach at all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. As a fellow teacher, I've learned from her as well."
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"Dawn is the best! She has a lifetime of knowledge, so every lesson is jam packed with learning."
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