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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in University Park, IL

Rebecca S.

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

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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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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

About Kelvin

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
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
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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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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
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Anne-Louise M.

3 Reviews
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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Anne-Louise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer when I was a teenager. I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. I can teach you to make whatever you want. I will go at your pace so fear not eve

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Darylondra Thompson
She’s a great teacher and has been helping me so much
Darylondra Thompson
friendly. detailed. supportive and patient. It was our first session and I honestly feel like I learned the confusion I had about a sleeve. I am booking again next week 😊
Anna M.
AnneLouise is an excellent instructor. I started to sew on the first day. I am honestly enjoying learning how to sew. I can wait for the next lesson.

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
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Beginners can get some idea of how to fold a piece paper into a stuff easy way and I help students who have learned how to make an origami make better quality origami art works.

About Sandy

Having taught Chinese Language Skills in the private sector, primary, secondary and college institutions for a number of years in China, has not only given me great confidence to teach in a classroom setting, but has inherently brought an instructor comfort that feels natural to me. In addition, f

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Jeff L.
Teacher assumed I knew something about origami but it was a beginner lesson. Video feed from teacher's end was terrible. I think that the first object was too difficult. That said, the teacher tried hard and sincerely, but we both just ended up frustrated.
Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.

Jami S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy from Elizabethtown College
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jami S.

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About Jami

Hello! I'm Jami. I've been teaching guitar and voice lessons for over 15 years. I love teaching music lessons because I like to share my love of singing and playing the guitar. I also love seeing my students progress in their instrument! I may have a bit of a different approach than your aver

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Mary
Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!

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"Vena is a phenomenal teacher. She really ensures that you understand the concepts fully when teaching and doesn't rush through anything to fit it within a certain time frame. In our first day, she helped me learn the semantics of patternmaking and sewing and apply it visually to a dress form! For any beginner or someone who needs to solidify their foundation, Vena is a great instructor!"
Urvi
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Ryan’s very patient and gives clear explanations."
Sallie
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Mya is very patient with novice learners. Both my 12 year old daughter and I have attended class and we both walk away learning new things each time!

Mya has also been very accommodating with my schedule, allowing me the flexibility to adjust my lesson time on several occasions. She has a dedicated space to give lessons that is open and welcoming!

I definitely recommend Mya. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Jessica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Eric is an incredibly talented chess player/instructor. His mastery of the game is only surpassed by his ability to teach it."
Vincent
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"My son USCF rating 1400+ took a trial lesson with Danial. Danial is methodical and systematic in his coaching. He was quick to identify what my son needs to improve in order to get to the next level. The most important thing is that my son enjoyed his one-hour lesson and literally felt that the lesson time flew by as it felt like only 2 minutes long to him. My son gives Danial thumbs up and 5 stars."
Aidan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!"
Mary
Took Knitting lessons from Jami S.
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"A very helpful session!"
Michael
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Kyle is very patient with my 8 year old. He was able to identify my child’s weaknesses quickly and begin to quickly improve his skills. I would recommend him as your son or daughters chess coach."
Kannon
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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"My first class with Mya Mya was excellent. I had taken a class prior to this and was not feeling confident about my abilities until I met Mya Mya. If you're thinking about sewing and need help. I would encourage you to meet with an instructor first one-on-one before taking a class or online training. The instructor and can help guide you better. I'm so glad I learned about this instructor. You will not be disappointed."
Kristy B.
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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