Teacher Resources

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Tools for Schools Grant

Apply by March 1 of each year for funds to support a fiber arts program at your school or 501(c)(3) organization.

Find more information and the application form.

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Discounted Equipment for Schools

Schacht offers a 25% discount to schools.
Quotes are available for large orders.
Email us at schools@schachtspindle.com.

Kids' Weaving Camp

Download our curriculum and projects for hands-on learning.

See Kids' Weaving Camp
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Weaving My Math to Make Art

This curriculum was developed for the Boulder Valley School District by art teacher Virginia Schick and math teacher Kelly Armitage. Students explore math concepts through visual arts.

Download the PDF

From time to time, we offer summer internships to students studying at the university level. Over the years, interns have woven samples for books, warped looms, planned events, and worked in product design. For more information, contact us at schools@schachtspindle.com.

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Jane Patrick and Barry Schacht Scholarship in Fibers

Our founder, Barry Schacht, and his wife Jane Patrick established a yearly scholarship at Colorado State University’s extensive fiber program, led by Professor Tom Lundberg. This scholarship supports students who are majoring in art with a fibers concentration. Quite a few of our interns and employees over the years have come from CSU.

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Fiber Arts in your classroom

Help kids successfully master fiber arts with appealing, simple, and quick-to-make projects for your classroom.

We've tagged projects you might find suitable with KIDS/CHILDREN on our Projects and Archives pages. These projects can be downloaded and used for your classroom curriculum.

Setting up a new fiber arts program in your school? Download this flyer about learning goals and weaving, or this lesson plan for the Woven Stories project below.

Woven Stories
DIY Scrap Fabric Jump Rope
Woven Bracelet With Many Uses

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Hip to Be Squared Cowl
Fabric Scrap Pillow

Projects and Tutorials

Silk Weaving for the Uninitiated
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Silk Weaving for the Uninitiated

By Carrie Miller

Sunflower Pillow
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Sunflower Pillow

Designed and woven by Deborah Bagley

Painted Warp Eyes Scarf
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Painted Warp Eyes Scarf

Designed and woven by Eileen Lee