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Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
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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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Caring and motivational
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Ryan D.

18 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 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.

Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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.

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Queen W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Queen W.

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I am an enthusiastic teacher, but my passion has always been jewelry- I have always loved jewelry,and I own a small business selling handcrafted pieces. I would like to show you various techniques that I use when I make my own products.

I can teach you about metal stamping, chainmaille, beading, semi-precious stones and crystals. If you are looking to learn about different techniques to use when making your own jewelry, then look no further! I am here to teach!

About Queen

I have been designing jewelry and serving women who feel a need to look and feel their best. My jewelry-making career was born out of humble beginnings. I have always loved jewelry. When circumstances led me back to my family home in New Jersey, my admiration for jewelry led me to the wholesale

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Christina
Queen is a great instructor! She's super helpful, and we've had some great conversations! I'll be sure to sign up for more lessons with her!
Bridgette
Queen did a great job of showing me her jewelry making techniques. She made me feel comfortable and confident that I too can make beautiful jewelry.

Raymond M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaching Credential, Elementary Education and Teaching from University of La Verne
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Raymond M.

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I have been doing coding classes/workshops for over 10 years with children and adults.

I teach students how to code their own video games and applications for Computers, Tablets, and Smartphones. I also teach how to make online games with flash and HTML5.

My students learn how to use a graphical authoring coding software called Clickteam Multimedia Fusion, which allows them to experience the full potential of object-oriented programming without having to learn a complex language.

Students can download a free copy of Clickteam Fusion Coding Software from the Clickteam Fusion website.

About Raymond

I am a Cartoonist, Animator and Credentialed Teacher. I have published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. I have also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world. I teach contract art/computer classes throughout the year in San Luis Obispo County. I teach

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A.
My son gained basic knowledge of the coding software taught in the class.
Tiffany
Raymond was a very kind and patient teacher. My 13 year old enjoyed his class and even helped him with some imagination exercises to open his mind. I will definitely be continuing with his classes. Thank you Raymond!
Emma
I have had the pleasure of meeting Raymond online, lovely to talk to, a great listener with awesome ideas and also so helpful too!

Raymond has a wonderful illustration style, bold, fun and full of charm that wins the hearts of all that discover his amazing work!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Raymond's art and working with him!

Danial A.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
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Danial A.

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Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and I am a professional chess player that has traveled across the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently the NUMBER ONE 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have played some of the best in the world including world champion Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. My peak USCF rating is 2390 and my FIDE rating is 2340 awarding me the titles of national master and FIDE master. (top 5% in the world) I founded the Asaria School of Chess and have taught for three years in chess camps across the state with students ranging from 5-85 years old. One of my biggest teaching accomplishments is assisting one of my students to go from #117 in the country to #13 in the country (gained 500 rating points) for their age group in a matter of 5 months! In addition, one of my students went from 1700-2000+ in less than a ...

About Danial

Hello everyone, my name is Danial and after 11 years of chess experience have become a professional chess player that has traveled around the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently th

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Raphael
Very patient and exciting coach! My son is a beginner and only 9 years old but Danial explained everything in such an easy to understand manner that he was so thrilled after the lesson. Definitely one of, if not the, best teacher on the website.
Hannah
The best teacher I have seen on this platform! My kid has had many different chess coaches, but right from the start I could tell Danial was different. He knew how to explain every concept in such an understandable manner and took the time to make sure she truly grasped every idea. In general he is a very kind teacher who cares deeply about his students. Highly Recommend! She improved 500 rating points!
Jordan
At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough.

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"My kids are enjoying coach Siddharth chess classes. He is a great coach. My kids

are always look forward to going to his classes. Coach Siddharth has helped improve

their chess games greatly. My kids are ready to part in the tournament. I would

highly recommend any parents to send their kids to coach Siddarth chess classes."
ranjana
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time."
Cynthia
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Excellent teacher very attentive and understanding"
Rachael
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"I learned so much in just one hour. I can’t wait to have another lesson and feel confident I will be able to finish our sewing project successfully. Vena also gave me valuable recommendations on supplies I needed."
Marissa
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"My first lesson with Mya Mya was great. She’s a great teacher and very patient. I am looking forward to my next sewing lesson."
Dawn
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great at explaining and connecting with kids"
Alek
Took Chess lessons from Andrew H.
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"Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor."
Natalie
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I'm a complete beginner and Jane made me feel so comfortable and confident. I feel I'm doing really well now and will go back to Jane for more lessons when I need."
Sammy
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Great first sewing lesson for my daughter!"
Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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