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Spin Along Post #2-Pure Colors: Chain Plying

Our Spring Quarantine Spin Along is well underway with many posts and projects. Join us on Ravelry, Instagram and Facebook. #springquarantinespin We are still shipping our Colorful Colorado Spring Fiber while the factory is closed. Sign up for the spin along and receive a code for FREE SHIPPING on fiber. In this post, Deb uses an […]

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Explore Tapestry Weave Along

Weave Along with Jane Patrick Sign up here. We’ll begin on April 13th! Jane is at home getting to know our new Arras Tapestry Loom—and rediscovering tapestry weaving. She just wove this sampler tapestry bag that will appear in the May-June issue of Handwoven. There’s a lot to learn from weaving this bag—and you have […]

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Looking for Comfort & Peace of Mind

Like all of you, we are on edge here at Schacht. The Coronavirus has thrown us into a whole new “normal” that is unnerving and difficult to adjust to. I keep finding myself using every spare moment to check the news updates and read all the articles I can. While it is important to stay […]

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Custom Colorway from Greenwood Fiberworks

We are so excited to announce our collaboration with Greenwood Fiberworks. Carolyn and her team have hand-dyed two fiber bases in a custom colorway just for Schacht. Stay tuned for an upcoming blog featuring our own Deb Gerish and her spinning experiments with this fiber. You can purchase this fiber on our website. Limited edition—don’t […]

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Inlay Heart Inkle Band

Inlaid hearts allow for color changes along the length of a band. Instead of threading the pattern in the warp, I’ve created it in the weft with a supplementary weft. This technique is based on dukagang, a Scandinavian technique, in which a weft is inlaid in and tied down at intervals by a single warp […]

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Fall In Love With The Arras Tapestry Loom

Introducing The Arras Tapestry Loom Contact your local dealer to pre-order today! Coming Spring 2020 Tapestry weaving is growing in popularity and to meet the enthusiasm, we have designed the Arras Tapestry Loom. The Arras embraces traditional tapestry weaving with a modern, thoughtfully designed loom. It’s a rugged loom with all of the features experienced […]

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New Books for 2020!

As we look towards a new year with community in mind, in the office we are discovering skills and inspiration through these new books! Start the year right by diving into your textile studio work with your friendly Schacht office staff. Look for upcoming blogs on what we’re doing with these books. Huck Lace Weaving […]

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The Year Ahead with Schacht

Thank you so much for celebrating our 50th Anniversary with us in 2019. While telling our story last year, we found ourselves more connected with the community that has made our 50 years possible. This year at Schacht, we will be celebrating the weavers and spinners that make up our local and global community. We’ll […]

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Quarter 4 Employee Honors

Donna C. – Manufacturing Manager Donna grew up in Danville, Virginia and moved around a lot as a child. She’s lived in Longmont off and on since 1994. She and her husband (Peter W.) work in side-by-side roles at Schacht. Donna organizes and facilitates workflow of products. She’s been with Schacht since December 2013, working […]

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Quarter 3 Employee Honors

Lance B. – Shipping & Facilities Manager Lance was born in Pella, Iowa, and grew up in Miller, South Dakota—a town of about 1800 people. He moved to Colorado in 2015, after spending a few years in Phoenix, Arizona. Most of his family still lives in Iowa, though one sister lives in Colorado. Lance just […]

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