Over-dyed Woven Runner

In this project, I over-dyed a handwoven runner with indigo. I loved seeing the interaction of weave pattern and dye work. Weaving & Over-dyeing This project started out as a sample warp for workshops. Many people wove it with a variety of yarns, then I finished the runner. While I loved working with these “ghost” […]

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Dye plants in the Schacht Gardens

It’s planting season! Employee garden plots are one of the many perks at Schacht. Each spring, several of us dig in and get our hands dirty in summer gardens. We’re so happy that Schacht has reopened and we can start our gardens—safely, with masks on of course. I have been planting dye plants in my […]

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2019 Tools for Schools Grant Recipient

  Hawlemont Elementary Weaving Program In 2019, we offered our first annual Schacht Tools for Schools Grant. Two applicants were awarded equipment grants. I had the pleasure of talking with Jean from Hawlemont Elementary School, one of our grant recipients. They used the grant for 8 Cricket Looms to expand and support their weaving classes. […]

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