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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Adeline H.

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Sewing with me will not only teach you the basics but will help you delve into your creativity! Also, as someone with stress, I find sewing can help relieve some of it, and I can show you how to apply mindfulness techniques to make the most of your experience with sewing.

About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

Felicia A.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
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Felicia A.

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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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Regina
Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude.
Regina
Instructor is very patient and explain in details.
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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Bachelors of Engineering from JSSATE, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ashwini S.

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About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

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Advikashi C.
Ashwini is a good hindi teacher.. My daughter learns good hindi from her.
Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!
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Tyra F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Master of Music Education from University of Maryland - College Park
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tyra F.

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From Kids and Adult Beginner to Intermediate level!

Come in with no knowledge or just needing to fine tune your skills.
Learn basic crochet terminology, how to read patterns, the essentials needed in every crochet kit and different techniques that make a crocheter successful.

Having trouble with a pattern? Those tutorial videos not helping?

I can offer in-person guidance for you as you work through stitches or patterns that are challenging and offer tips and tricks as you go!

About Tyra

Located in the DMV area. I have been knitting and crocheting for 12 years and have made a wide range of products from hair bows to sweaters. I am the owner and creator of my own shop where my motto is "customized yarnwork inspired by you!" I am patient and willing to teach all levels of stude

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Clarita Z.
Tyra is so patient and kind. She is teaching me a great deal. I’m signing up for more lessons.
Deanna
Tyra is a great instructor and very patient. I haven't touched a crochet hook and years and had a lot of bad habits that need correcting. Looking forward to my next lesson!

Omer S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Omer S.

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Hi, I am Omer. As an origami artist, I've been in this field for 30 years, designing and teaching as well. Learn practical models such as wallet, jewelry box, flowers, money folds or models for your events. All levels from beginner to advanced are welcome. You can browse my website "Theorigamiartist".

About Omer

Been an artist for 30 years.

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Denise
Omer is a great origami teacher. His instructions and teaching techniques are excellent. he is very clear in his instruction. Not only does he teaches well but he also make sure he is understood. i feel i have made a lot of progress by learning from hi,

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"Whether you are a beginner or not.Lily is the best teacher. Patient and knowledgeable. I sew and I'm still learning๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜"
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"Lorena is amazing! Exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend."
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Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Melisa was great! Solved all of my issues quickly and was pleasant to work with."
Kim
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan."
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Took Poker lessons from Eric W.
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"My experience was really good. Jessica is a good teacher. Very detail-oriented. Answered all my questions. Gave me great tips and advice. I learned so much in one hour. Thank you, Jessica!"
Luz M
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Came in wanting to pack a lot of learning into one lesson. Betty delivered going over and above what I expected. I'm a sewing machine now."
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Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Mya Mya is patient, knowledgeable, and has her lesson plans and objectives ready. From one teacher to another, I give her an A+."
Christine Richardson
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Lisa had a lot patience. She took the time needed and explain along with showing examples of and demonstrated professionalism."
Teresa
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"firendly, great with kids"
Daniel Hernandez
Took Origami lessons from Kat M.
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"I have been learning from Dipankar for around 15 months and I like his teaching style a lot.

The sessions are fun and educational and although I was a total beginner, I recently got my first ever medal in a chess tournament."
Malvika
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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