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Sarah P.

18 Reviews
Plainfield, IL
Starting at $30
  • B.A. in Music Performance and Psychology from North Central College
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sarah P.

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Crocheting is all about enjoying what you create with your own two hands. So you will learn all the basics and beyond while creating actual items: from scarves to hats to crowns, stuffed animals, decor, whatever interests you!

My grandmother taught me how to do a basic stitch back in high school and I taught myself the rest! Fast forward years later and I have actually opened up my own crochet shop focusing on children's crocheted creations.

About Sarah

Due to current pandemic, lesson are offered both in person or virtually (via Google Duo, Facebook messenger, or Facetime) with the intention of moving to in person lessons when student deems it safe enough to transition. Classically trained pianist and singer. When it comes to piano, I have ove

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Joy H.
Great teacher! My 3 yo daughter loved her music lesson with Sarah.
Patricia G.
Sarah was energetic, positive, and kind with my daughter, age 11, who was really struggling to get a handle on a song for a play she has been trying to train for. This was her first voice lesson ever. My daughter was drawn in immediately by Sarah’s practical and happy approach and felt more capable and comfortable at the end of the session and is definitely looking forward to the next one. Hard to ask for more than that in a first lesson!
Jason F.
Very friendly atmosphere great teacher.

Ryan D.

22 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $50
  • 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 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!
genie
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
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

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I learned to crochet is grade school!

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.

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Sonya M.

51 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sonya M.

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I have been quilting for over 20 years. I absolutely love quilting and want to share quilting with all who are interested.
I have taught quilting to several individuals. I teach many styles: Piecing, Applique, Paper Piecing, Finishing the Quilt Sandwich, and Longarm quilting. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced quilters who want to learn a new skill.
Come join the quilting community! Let your inner creativity come out with fabric!

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a

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Denise
Sonya is super patient and was willing to re-demonstrate for this very nervous student. Looking forward to future sessions.
Kamyah A.
Amazing. I feel a lot more comfortable with my straight stich, understanding seam allowance, sewing terms, the french seam and more. I feel a lot less intimidated already and more eager. I am excited to evolve with her teachings. Thank you Sonya, see you next week!
Shantelle
Ms Sonya is awesome..........I was hesitant about an online sewing class, but she made it very easy to follow and and extremely helpful. She's such a pleasure to work with.
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jennifer W.

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I am an AFPA certified personal trainer and hula hoop expert. In addition to working as a personal trainer at LaFitness, I have taught Hooping for Fitness and Performance at a local community center. I would love to help a novice or intermediate to improve his or her fundamental hooping skills as well as learn some new exciting tricks.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
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Daniel L.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaching since 2016
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Daniel
I'm an advanced player, and Daniel is patient and clear in helping me to improve - he's extremely knowledgeable and provides resources and homework so I can prepare for the next lesson
Susie
I am new to chess will likely be a happy newbie for ever. I appreciate Daniel’s patience and willingness to explain details, sometimes multiple times, and answer basic questions about terminology, how to navigate chess sites, etc.
He is flexible with his lesson plans and adjusts them to meet the needs of his student.
Maria
My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!

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"Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!"
Meret
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"I have only been playing chess for about a year, but my knowledge and excitement about the game increased greatly once I discovered Dipankar as a teacher. He is a knowledgeable and patient teacher: explains everything very clearly and knows how to build on a solid foundation. My games have gotten much better, my rating has gone up and I am having much more fun. Try him - you will like him."
Richard
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Sam is a professional and approachable chess instructor. He's extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and prompt. He's able to engage my interests with his passion for the game which makes his lessons fun and enjoyable."
David
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"This was great. He was extremely through and detailed. I was absorbed by the lesson and never looked at the clock. Looking forward to many future lessons."
Deborah
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Wanted to share my experience. I'm in my late 30's and wanted to improve my chess skills, and i'm so happy I was able to find Sam. The lessons are challenging, but at the same time very fun! I have already improved my USCF rating by 372 points in 3 months!! After having tried 3-4 other chess teachers, Sam's been the absolute best and will stick with him!"
Daniel S.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Melisa. My daughter took classes over the summer. Melisa is so kind, patient and accommodating. My daughter learned a skill she will have with her forever. I highly recommend Melisa's knitting classes. They are fun and affordable!"
Abril
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"I'm writing this on behalf of my 9 year old son. His first chess lesson was AMAZING. Best Instructor he ever had. Sam made my sons lesson FUN as well as educational. He is looking forward to the next lesson. THANKS SAM!!!"
Patrick
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Erin was instrumental in helping read a difficult pattern and begin my project. I’ll be a returning customer"
Alan
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"It was really interesting to learn all of the new moves but it was kind of dark, wish there was more lighting"
Hope
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"Coach Siddharth is very patient and helpful. My daughter is a beginner in chess and learnt so many thing in just few classes. She is loving to solve the puzzles given by Coach. Very satisfying to see the learning curve. Thanks to Siddharth."
Akshara
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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