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Kelly N.

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Round Lake, IL
Starting at $34
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  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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October 20, 2019
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.
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Karen J.

(2)
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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April 28, 2016
Linda P.
Caring and motivational
April 28, 2016
Linda
Excellent
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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Anne-Louise M.

(3)
Sewing
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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November 7, 2019
Janai Gumbs
Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her.
May 5, 2019
Wynndi D.
Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks.
April 15, 2019
Cynfi Shaw
Great Lesson! So patient and informative
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Marcel M.

(19)
Gardening
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks German, English, High German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marcel M.

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I started gardening very early as a young boy. Or lets say I had to start it. My mom had me help her and I was not really a fan. ;)

Today I love it. In Germany I had a little guess house when I was 22 and I started gardening myself and finally loved it. And my mom was proud of me. ;)
I lived in Ventura County for 2 years and started growing vegetables again and it was good to have it back. Now living in LA I don't have a garden right now, but I am sure my next place is gonna have one again.

About Marcel

I work as a tutor and mentor in many of those fields for years. It was and is a side business, but I always enjoyed teaching. I am looking forward to move on with you and / or your kids. Have a great day, Marcel Update 02/10/15: Takelessons is a great way to teach and a fantastic and easy w

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June 11, 2019
Bill S.
I learned a lot from Marcel and liked his vision of how to redo the garden. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we discussed how to improve it. He pulled out his iPad and made several garden sketches that were helpful. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we decided to remove several of them and re-"orchestrate" the remaining ones. (We only bought new plants if they were needed to realize the new garden vision.) He is also a very hard worker, helping me (physically) transplant and add plants as required. For example, we transplanted a 100+ (?) pound Sago palm across the front yard. I would never have done that on my own (too heavy for me) but together we did it! Highly recommended. Bill
November 17, 2018
Bill S.
Excellent teacher. We took a 20'x2' section of "dirt" in the back, redid the soil, transplanted a rose in that section, added two other new roses and a bunch of ground cover. Looks great! Recommended.
July 2, 2017
Ems H.
I did not actually take any lessons with him, but his schedule did not reflect what showed as available in Takelessons. He had a very bad attitude and would not actually schedule the lesson after several exchanges.
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Atousa P.

(13)
Chess
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Atousa P.

(13)

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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November 12, 2019
George
First lesson - learned a lot
November 11, 2019
Kyle
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.
October 10, 2019
Jocelyn C.
Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
teacher/coach. Atousa inspires me and
is thoughtful and understanding. I look forward for another lesson. She is 5 STAR. You are lucky to have her on your team. I will finish my lessons with her and hope to start again with her again in the spring..when my session ends with you. Thank you for too. Terrific on line classes you offer. Will recommend your on line classes for sure!!

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"Coach Siddharth is an excellent coach!! He is very dedicated to his job as well as his student. He is always supporting and guiding Tyler to be the best at chess by providing different techniques to fit his age. Tyler has made so much progress and he enjoys coming to chess. I’m really happy and pleased with coach Siddharth!!"
- Phuong Van
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Knowledgeable and patient teacher"
- Kenya
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"It was a wonderful experience and I was able to learn so fast. She is a good coach. Will definitely take more classes with her"
- Nyima
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"She is patient and such an awesome insructor!"
- Rickey Fleming Jr
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"I have never sewn before and after two hours with Vena, I felt very confident in altering my pants. She has a great teaching style and an even better personalty. I am excited for my next lesson!"
- James
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Cheryl was so patient with me. I have never done crochet and it's very foreign to me. She explains things well and was so sweet!"
- Susan
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"She was wonderful, funny and made the lesson very enjoyable !"
- Robin
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Erin was extremely helpful trying to reproduce a project with no information to go on...Creative and thoughtful we worked through it with much success. Whether your a beginner or a self taught intermediate like myself, Erin is your go to instructor!"
- Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Omer is a great origami teacher. His instructions and teaching techniques are excellent. he is very clear in his instruction. Not only does he teaches well but he also make sure he is understood. i feel i have made a lot of progress by learning from hi,"
- Denise
Took Origami lessons from Omer S.
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"My class with Jean was very thorough, engaging, fun and interactive. Looking forward to the next lessen. Great patience! Thanks Jean!"
- To'Cha (Toucha) Smith
Took Chess lessons from Jean-Marc J.
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