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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
  • 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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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.
Rachael
Excellent teacher very attentive and understanding
Krista N.
Angela is a very knowledgeable instructor! She helped me come up with different ways to construct garments for my unique business and sped up my surging and sewing skills in just 5 lessons. She’s very patient and excellent at explaining things in depth and easy for a beginner to understand. I would definitely recommend Angela!

Ryan D.

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

Rebecca S.

Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rebecca S.

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I started sewing when I was in middle school and still have a few of my first projects. I enjoy teaching new skills to everyone and love when my students "figure it out."

About Rebecca

Hi there! Thank for taking a look at my profile. I started my teaching career as a math teacher 17 years ago and have recently branched into sewing and violin lessons. As a trained teacher, I am well versed at giving multiple examples and giving the student time to figure out and solve the proble

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Billie E.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Billie E.

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Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

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About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She unders

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Kat M.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Independent Music Awards VOX POP Winner from Independent Music Awards
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Kat M.

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If you have felt like youtube videos don't give you enough guidance in folding Origami, I would be delighted to take you step by step taking things at your pace and level as we explore the craft of Origami together.

I was born in Japan and origami was something that came naturally to me as a child. The love of Origami was passed down to me from my Japanese Grandmother who decorated her room with all of her paper creations.

It's been in my blood and comes as second nature to me however I know how complex some of these folds can be and my goal as a teacher is to help anyone be able to fold anything, while throwing in stories from Japan and Origami trivia!

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 13 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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La Tasha
We booked Kat for an Origami team-building event. Kat was energetic and kept the team engaged. Amazing for all skill levels. Highly recommended!
Katherine
Kat is a wonderful teacher she help me improve a lot,
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It was a great class, fun time. Kat is so talented~ love the origami she taught and her song!
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Mary R.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mary R.

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Through a series of lessons, I will teach you the basics of cutting and assembling the pieced top, sandwiching your layers, machine quilting and binding. Recommend starting with a table runner project over a course of 4 to 5 lessons.

Also available of single lessons to help on a particular stage in your project.

About Mary

Sewing, knitting and making things is my favorite thing to do. And I would like to share that fun with you. Figuring out the best way to start , work on and complete projects is what I do best, and so can you. Beginners and intermediate students welcome.

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"Jane is an excellent teacher! She is very clear with instructions and very patient! I excited to continue working with Jane! Thanks so much!"
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"Angela was patient and very helpful.
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Margie DeTour
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Ok I literally just ended my lesson with Trivia and I wanted to make sure I wrote this review before I forgot. She is AMAZING. Her personality is so fun to start. No question is stupid and she REALLY knows her stuff. I had a project in mind that I've been wanting to work on for cosplay but I just had no idea how to approach the concept. I had messaged Trivia in advance to see if that was something she could help me with since this wasn't exactly a typical sewing lesson. She responded incredibly quick and said it was something we could do. She was able to fit me into a short notice class and broke everything down for me making what I thought would be an overwhelming project seem so much more simple now. I can't wait to start and I will definitely be in touch with her again the further I progress.
And just one other cool tidbit. I am in California and she is in Texas which I thought just added a little something more special to the lesson.
Thank you Trivia! Can't wait to talk again soon."
Ramona
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!"
Carrie Linn
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher."
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Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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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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"Sonya was very patient with me What a nice person."
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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