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Kelvin L.

146 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.

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I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Angela C.

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Have you always wanted to learn to knit? I can teach you the in's and out's of knitting from beginning to end. Want to learn a new technique and need a little help? I often will take the time to learn new techniques just for the challenge of it. I have taught since 2010 and love knitting anything from washcloths to ornaments to socks and sweaters and beyond. This is a portable and relaxing activity.

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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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!
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
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Sarah P.

17 Reviews
Plainfield, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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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

Classically trained pianist and singer. When it comes to piano, I have over 20 years of training under my belt. Majority of my experience deals with classical and accompaniment but have also studied jazz and contemporary. In the way of singing, I am a classically trained singer who majored in Op

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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.
Maxwell M.
Max is 3 years old boy who doesn't talk yet. He was shy at the beginning but teacher was very positive, supportive during the class. After the class at the car Max wanted to go back. :)

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Barbara A.

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Starting at $19
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Barbara A.

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Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

About Barbara

Hi! I'm a mom and former high school teacher. I enjoy cooking, crocheting, knitting, and reading. It can be relaxing to create by yourself, as well as rewarding to make something for yourself or a loved one to enjoy. Whether you want to learn for fun or have the hopes of making money from your crea

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Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.
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Lisa C.

64 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa C.

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I am a seamstress, costume designer, historical clothing expert and have worked in the film industry. I routinely perform costume repair work for theatrical companies, alterations for formal gowns and create/modify garments to use in film and living history events.
If you are a beginner or advanced I can teach you to get better, more consistent results from your sewing.

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I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Dylan B.
Lessons were for my 19yr old son. He LOVED the time Lisa spent with him. He got to “know” her personally and then they spent time learning the piano. He was VERY impressed :) She’s also helping him with guitar (and they’ll do that on another day).
Cetoya
Very nice and cool teacher, I am excited for my next lesson!
Emma M.
Great and patient teacher. My daughter felt very comfortable during the lesson
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Eli K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Eli K.

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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Dimitri
Eli was great! Related well with my 10 year old son and taught him a few things in just the hour lesson. We will book more lessons with Eli for sure.
Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.

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"She is just the best instructor. I was able to complete a simple aline garment today and it came out beautifully under her tutelage. I can't say enough great things about her. I will definitely be purchasing more lessons"
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"The Instructor was excellent, knowledgeable, professional, friendly & acccomodating. Felicia went so far as to provide s crucial piece of equipment I was missing."
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"AWESOME I so enjoy working with Karen! In advance of today’s lesson, we coordinated re work on a summer shawl Project. We both thought a summer shawl addressing those summer air conditioned restaurants was a good project for folks like me that travel a bunch and need take along projects. With Karen’s guidance in mind, I bought gthe yarn. Then Karen showed me 6-9 different shawls she’s made so I could pick target shawl pattern that wasn’t above my ability and appealed to me. I’m now on my way; 3+Rows in and feeling confident of noteworthy progress til next session."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing."
Albertina
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Great teacher! My 8 year old is learning the essentials of chess and we are pleased with her progress."
Shalika
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Marta is very personable and has made learning less intimidating and more encouraging to me.
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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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