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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan D.

Vernon Hills, IL

(12)

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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September 30, 2019
Judy
Ryan explains things well.
May 13, 2019
Cristina T.
Excellent, Ryan is very patient and has a lot of intuition.
April 29, 2019
Sallie K.
Ryan’s very patient and gives clear explanations.
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Karen J.

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Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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April 28, 2016
Linda P.
Caring and motivational
April 28, 2016
Linda
Excellent
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Felicia A.

(15)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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August 25, 2019
Mandel
Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions.
August 18, 2019
Kenya
Knowledgeable and patient teacher
August 7, 2018
larnell
Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent.

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Jean-Marc J.

(45)
Chess
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, French, Kreyol
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jean-Marc J.

(45)

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Learn the basics of chess or how to improve your game if you already know how to play.

About Jean-Marc

Hi, there! My name is Jean-Marc and I can't wait to meet you! I'm a software engineer. I have been teaching computer technology lessons since 2007 and have loved helping my students excel in programming, web development, and productivity programs. I went to The University of Wisconsin and earned a

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October 4, 2019
Theo C.
Easy to work with and very responsive
July 10, 2019
Dorothy S.
Good attitude
January 18, 2019
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Kevin F.

(26)
Gaming
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Graduate Assistantship from Azusa Pacific University
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Kevin F.

(26)

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This is kind of a broad topic, but I play a wide variety of games and enjoy many aspects of them, from chess to card games to that blasted Minesweeper! Want to know why you never land on Boardwalk in Monopoly? We can talk about that too!

About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance. I have taug

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October 5, 2019
Jake P.
May 4, 2019
Thomas
I waited after a few lessons to give feedback. Very pleased. Kevin is full of knowledge -both relevant to music and other random fun facts! He is patient and will move at whatever pace you prefer. I look forward to continuing to improve my skills under his direction.
May 19, 2017
Emily B.
He is a good instructor. Easy to talk to.
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Sara K.

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Floral Arrangement
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Do you want to make a one-of-a-kind flower arrangement? Maybe you are making your own wedding bouquet, or a vase design for someone you love? Putting beautiful, fresh flowers together into a bouquet can be fun! I will show you how to handle flowers, how to build a bouquet from start to finish, how to cut the stems and how to make your creation look full and balanced. If you already have a natural love of flowers, then you can make a wonderful fresh floral arrangement. I can guide you through making something special!

About Sara

I've spent the last 20 years working in many areas of the floral industry- I've been a designer for major hotel parties, a floral shop clerk, a grocery floral department lead, an event designer, a wholesale floral sales rep, and a wedding florist. I've worked on large-scale televised events and tin

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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. I'm not new to crochet but learned by way of being shown what to do for a project. I am now learning how to read instructions and how to determine where I made my error (s) and how to correct it. I am very pleased with this instructor."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Maria is a talented designer whose products show quality craftsmanship and thoughtful attention to detail. She is a calm and patient presence when teaching, even amidst a group of chaotic pre-teen girls as my daughters can attest! Maria makes quality choices with her fabrics and materials, making sure they are both beautiful and non-harmful to nature. You will love working with her!"
- Amy
Took Sewing lessons from maria J.
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"Excellent! Knowledgeable, professional, patient and personable. Couldn't ask for a better instructor....well worth it!!"
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Took Billiards lessons from Edward A.
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"We have been doing chess and it's been great. Both our kids are playing in tournaments and their rating has increased a lot since they starting working with Samuel. Over all its been a great experience for my kids and they really love working with Samuel. We can only give our best recommendations."
- Shaun
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great instructor! Sam's a fantastic and fun teacher and our kids love working with him. He's really good at what he does and he's a master player as well!"
- Rodrigo Z.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"She is a great teacher. She communicates very well and has a great personality. She makes you feel comfortable and makes learning interesting. Great experience!"
- Calinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"For a long time I thought I understood the game of pool but within the first 5 minutes of running drills with Dan, I came to the realization that I did not know much. My understanding of the completely changed and I definitely see improvements in the near future."
- Leo
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"excellent lesson - felicia is a a delight to work with"
- angela
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Full of information"
- Ed
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"I am an amateur chess player and wishing to improve. Eric was very friendly, patient and enthusiastic with me. He helped me work on what I need to get onto the next level. I definitely recommend booking him!"
- Ryan
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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