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Kelly N.

1 Review
Round Lake, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelly N.

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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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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.

Ryan D.

19 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
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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.

Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
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Karen J.

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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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Linda P.
Caring and motivational
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Alec F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alec F.

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I am currently 21 years old and have had chess be a part of my life ever since my great grandfather had taught me how to play. I started my teaching career as a helper for my old teacher when I was 12 years old. I started doing 1 on 1 lessons and small group lessons starting when I was 15 years old and did it all through out high school. In college I volunteered at the local library and would teach chess lessons for free. I have experience working with students from ages 5-13 and still keep in contact with a few of my past students. I have a straight forward style and will not only teach your child chess but also discipline, curiosity, and thoughtfulness. I look forward to connecting and working with you.

About Alec

My name is Alec F. and I am currently an honors student at Marquette University. I study Finance and History at school, but have many outside interests. I believe that a good fundamental education has been important in my development. I am an active member of my community and put in my best effort

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Valeria B.
Alec was very thorough with the lessons from the start and he seemed to have a set plan for how to progress next. He did not only teach the elements of chess but also trained in particular techniques and with "puzzles" for additional practice.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec is a phenomenal teacher and mentor. Well thought out lessons . Develops strong connection with students.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec tailor's each lesson to reinforce what was already tought and builds on it. Lessons are organized and well thought out, challenging and fun. Most importantly, effective.

Amber P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Amber P.

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Now that I've been sewing for 6 years, I constantly wish someone would have taught me as a child. There's nothing like the sense of accomplishment you have from making your own clothes or altering a garment that didn't fit or giving a gift to someone you know no one else has. To be able to give that to someone else is what I dream about. Whatever your motivation for learning how to sew, I'd love to be instrumental in teaching you! All ages and skill levels welcome!

About Amber

Hi! I'd love to be able to help you on your journey of sewing. It's such a magnificent skill to have and there's nothing like the joy of making something yourself. Even if the end result isn't what you imagined or "good", the process from start to finish is one of the most life-giving and rewarding

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Mai A.
Amber is very sweet and polite. She also listens and makes sure she understands what my expectation is. Besides my background of sewing, I also have limited English efficiency that I worry a little. Thank you so much for being kind and patient to me Amber. ❤️
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Lisa C.

63 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

63 Reviews
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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.

About Lisa

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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"Had my first lesson, it was fantastic! Sam is very professional and an amazing teacher. I have already recommended him to my friends!"
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Athan provided first rate poker instruction for our family members ranging in age from 11-50. He started us on the basics and after a few lessons it became one of our favorite family games. We would play on our own and then review our games with him. He answered all of our questions and gave excellent advice on play. I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn this dynamic game."
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"Sonya is wonderful! My daughter came hime after her first sewing lesson so excited about what she will learn. It took her 30 minutes, talking a mile a minute, to share every detail. Sonya made her feel comfortable and eager to learn more."
Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"I can't express how grateful I am to have Felicia as a Sewing Instructor! I've purchased numerous online sewing classes and its not like having an instructor by your side watching and correcting your sewing techniques! Thank you so much!!!"
Tiffany
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday and it was great! Mya Mya was very patient with her and also let her work at her own speed while learning the machine. She’s 9 and she wanted to go slow, then fast, then slow again. I’m glad I chose to use a one-on-one instructor because I feel like my daughter retained a lot more information than she would have in a group class. At the end of a pretty long lesson my daughter didn’t want to leave and asked to stay longer! We will definitely be going back for more lessons."
Aeri
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Amy makes learning to knit fun! She never gives up on you, but keeps encouraging you to keep trying. She has a wonderful sense of humor that puts you at ease while you learn"
Kay
Took Knitting lessons from Amy C.
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"Crafty Table provides an enriched learning environment especially for young beginners. My daughter enjoys not only learning the fundamentals, she is also pleased with her creations."
Robyn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Miss Lily helped me get started sewing and fix my sewing machine. It was a very helpful session and I'm so excited to get started working"
Martha
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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Brandon
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Our first lesson was very informative. I am looking forward to our next lesson."
Alison
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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