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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 students 3 and up
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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.
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Andrew B.

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Starting at $50
  • Climatic Studies from Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Andrew B.

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Whether you're just beginning your poker journey or you've been playing for years and want to take the next step into profitably playing poker tournaments, I can help to get you there. Poker has been a passion of mine from before I was legally able to play for money and have hundreds of thousands of hands played in my lifetime. I have gone from novice player to consistently profiting in micro, low, and mid stakes games and I am extremely confident I can help you do the same. I will listen to you for exactly what kind of experience you want from my poker coaching and if you don't know, we can try a few things like hand histories, database analyses, or just some simple situational practice. I enjoy learning, playing, and the process of getting better at poker more than any other activity in my life so I can guarantee a fun and educational experience from our sessions that will end in you becoming a profitable tournament poker player. If you're interested, feel free to send me a message ...

About Andrew

I am a semi professional poker player who specializes in no limit texas hold'em and, specifically, multi table tournaments but can offer assistance in sit and go's as well. I took up the game when I was 9 years old after the Moneymaker boom and dove head first into it even at that age. I was hostin

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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jeanmarie J.

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Previously a professional online poker player, I bring the tools needed to succeed at online tournament play, including sit n gos, as well as large tournaments. We will cover ICM theory, poker psychology, bankroll management, and more, in addition to basic game play and concepts.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.

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Queen W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.
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Stephenie G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Stephenie G.

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Experienced Jewelry Design and Jewelry making teacher of 28 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of jewelry design and jewelry making skills. I specialize in beading, wirework, as well as metalsmithing with sheet metal and gemstones. I typically use a large variety of books on all types of jewelry making. That is something I will go over with you individually so that you have the correct book you need for your specific goals. I also have the following tools available to use during lessons: beads, beading wire, pliers, hammers, punches, torch, wire, sheet metal, gemstones, and a saw for sawing metal.

About Stephenie

Hi there! My name is Stephenie. I have an extensive history of teaching a variety of subjects throughout my adult life starting in 1992 with violin lessons given in my home. I played classical violin throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I have also taught jewelry making at a local bead

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Alvena
Our 28 year old autistic son came skipping down the stairs with a joy and enthusiasm we haven't seen in a very long time. He told me all about the lesson, then he told me all about Stephanie G. The instruction went so well online he created an earring. Amazing, considering his learning disabilities which include fine motor skill issues.
The statment , " She liked me too. She liked my ideas and said I was doing a good job," will stay in my heart forever.
HIs joy and confidence are absolutlely priceless.
Thank you, Stephanie G. for being an incredibly motivating skilled teacher.
Caroline S.
She was great- sending us information relating to the work we would like to do!
Caroline S.
her method of explaining how solder worked was great and easy to follow!
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Alise L.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 16 and up
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Alise L.

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I have been crocheting for more than 30 years. I have taught small classes in the past, and learned much about how to successfully bring this wonderful artform into other people's lives.

My strengths in crocheting are in making clothing (bottom up sweaters, bottom up socks, scarves, mittens, hats, dishrags, potholders, and afghans. I love to design some of these myself or modify patterns I have to better suit me. I also am good at filet crochet and I used to make more doilies than I do now.

In addition to teaching you individual crochet stitches or stitch patterns, I can teach you all the foundational skills. These would be: the vocabulary of crochet, how to read yarn labels, how to choose crochet hooks you like to use, how to read written and graphic patterns, and anything else that will make you a wise shopper and informed crocheter.

Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, let's crochet together! I have good beginner projects for you to do, or we can tackle specific areas ...

About Alise

I picked up my first crochet hook when I was in about 6th grade. I had some written instructions for how to do it, and probably got as far as doing some chains. In High School, my interest re-emerged when I took a class called Creative Living, in which I formally learned to crochet (among other won

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"Lily is very kind and knowledgeable. She was able to give constructive advice on projects I was having trouble with. Going to continue with her."
Ann
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Sonya is amazing. My teenage daughter could not sew now she can. Sonya has patience and she made my daughter have confidence in herself. My daughter smile during the class with Sonya made me extremely happy. Thank you"
Arianna
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"It's like you've got an instructor right by your side! 😄

At first, I was unsure of how online sewing lessons would work out, but if I had the opportunity again, I would definitely sign-up with lessons from Ms. Dawn,
especially if your looking for thorough, well-explained lessons then I would encourage you to sign-up. With the skills that I've learned during these past few weeks, I can now see great improvement in my sewing and it's all thanks to the time and effort put forth by her dedicated instruction. Thank you for reading, and happy sewing!!"
Esther
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Erin is an awesome instructor and explains things well. She has a great personlity."
Linda DeGise- Kotowski
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Karl was just great. Soft spoken yet very clear about the culture and mechanics of the game.
I have a much better understanding of both."
Patsy
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"A great first lesson. Sonya is so prepared to teach on any machine. She is very calm, clear and encouraging and obviously enjoys teaching others. I am very much looking forward to working with her going forward."
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"My daughter LOVES Morgan and looks forward to her lesson every week!"
Laura
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"Mya Mya is helping my daughter alter her prom dress. Obviously, my daughter was anxious about it, but with her calm and relaxed personality, Mya Mya immediately put my daughter at ease and now my she feels happy and empowered about this project.

The sewing studio is beautiful, quiet, clean and welcoming. Perfect for immersing yourself on your sewing adventure. We are truly fortunate to have found Mya Mya."
Monica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great crochet lesson from Claudette. I wanted more info on design and the lesson was tailored around specifics that I needed to help me design new garments and also improve my existing designs. Claudette is very friend and personable and hugely knowledgeable on crochet!"
Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"Lisa has been teaching me machine sewing to up production in my small business. Very nice to work with, cat is very cute, and I'm always excited to see her Thursday nights:)"
Braelyn Hendrickson
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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