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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Wilmette, IL

Ryan D.

18 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan D.

18 Reviews
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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 students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
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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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Tokia C.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from Auburn University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Tokia C.

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Scarves? Hats? Oh, why of course! I can assist you with making some basic essentials and I can help you elevate your creations to personalized levels. Ever see a scarf with a design or words crocheted within it? Well, I can teach you how to do that as well!

In my course you will learn
How to start a chain
Single Stitch
Double Stitch
Triple Stitch
Reading Patterns
Inlay Patterns
Crochet in the Round
Changing Yarn Colors
Ridged Patterns
Keyhole Patterns
Hats
Scarves
Shirts & More
You will love what you can create once you leave my courses! Each lesson will with tangible creations that you will get to take home and practice.

Note: Please bring a jumbo ball of yarn, and basic crochet needle kit to each class. Supplies are not provided. Patterns, and techniques are taught and given during each lesson. Please inquire if you have concerns about which crochet needle kit to obtain

Please contact me BEFORE purchasing a course so that we can ensure I am able to provide

About Tokia

With over a decade of snatching microphones and captivating audiences, Tokia's (2Deep’s) resume reads like Who’s Who travel guide. From Cornell University to Ottawa University, American University to Penn State, United States to Australia, this German born-Alabama raised entertainer has spoken to c

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Shaquille
I've made huge strides since we've started working together.
Dawn
Very friendly, knowledgeable, and she was able to immediately relate to the goals and vision I have for my lessons. Can't wait to dig my heels in.
Diane
Great first lesson! Looking forward to many more!
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Kat M.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (Major: Jazz Vocals) from University of Auckland
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kat M.

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If you have felt like youtube videos don't give you enough guidance in folding Origami, I would be delighted to take you step by step taking things at your pace and level as we explore the craft of Origami together.

I was born in Japan and origami was something that came naturally to me as a child. The love of Origami was passed down to me from my Japanese Grandmother who decorated her room with all of her paper creations.

It's been in my blood and comes as second nature to me however I know how complex some of these folds can be and my goal as a teacher is to help anyone be able to fold anything, while throwing in stories from Japan and Origami trivia!

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 13 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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La Tasha
We booked Kat for an Origami team-building event. Kat was energetic and kept the team engaged. Amazing for all skill levels. Highly recommended!
Katherine
Kat is a wonderful teacher she help me improve a lot,
Thank you Kat
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It was a great class, fun time. Kat is so talented~ love the origami she taught and her song!
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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Avalon F.

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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Chris
I was very impressed on her ability diagnose and quickly address mistakes I made during our sessions. Additionally she is always well prepared and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Avalon.
Fatima
She was really prepared when I showed up for my lesson. She started up so professionally on paper and very positive and patient with me on my machine!

Thank you!
Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!

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"Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"I loved It and can’t wait to learn!"
Elizabeth
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Lisa has been teaching me machine sewing to up production in my small business. Very nice to work with, cat is very cute, and I'm always excited to see her Thursday nights:)"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"I am Declan's Grandmother and I have to say this was an incredible lesson. Declan said it was awesome and I concur. We will definitely be in touch for more learning."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I just had my first lesson and I'm SO happy that I found Dawn. She's GREAT!!!
To be honest, I was a little afraid to book lessons online with all the scammers out there. But she is wonderful and I know I'm going to want more lessons with her. I could finally make the sewing project I want to make knowing that I have her there for assistance. Thank you SO much Dawn!! I'm looking forward to our next class."
Angela
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Marta and I played a few hands and discussed several points in Bridge of bidding and play of the hand. She was flexible in choosing our first topic. I found the set up somewhat confusing at first and didn't have time to jot down several points Marta suggested. All in all, it was a good experience and well worth the time and effort. I look forward to next week's lesson."
Karlene
Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"Erin was a great teacher, very helpful!"
Adele
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"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."
Anna
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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