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Radial Weaving
Lesson by Jenny Mathys, Plano, Texas (Elementary to High School) Scroll down for the lesson, or download lesson PDF here Radial weaving is an easy, fun way to introduce students to the weaving process. This […]

Sculptural Needlefelting
Lesson by Christine Miller, Dallas, TX Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Needle felting is a magical process that uses wool fibers and a barbed needle to create a sturdy fiber material. Using […]

Wari Hat
Lesson by Leisa Rich, Atlanta, GA Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE   The Wari was a civilization that thrived around 500-900 A.D. in the south-central Andes and coastal area of modern day […]

Fabric Painting and Journaling
Lesson by Jeanette Thompson, Chicago, IL Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE This lesson is based from the work of Susan Shie who is an academically trained painter and lifelong sewer and has been making […]


Paper Weaving
Lesson by Christine Miller, Dallas, TX Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Paper is a wonderful material to work with for teachers for a couple of great reasons:  it’s cheap and plentiful.  Weaving […]

Dessert Crochet & Weaving
Lesson by Leisa Rich, Atlanta, GA Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Crochet is a wonderful technique that can be used in a free form fashion to create an unlimited number of sculptural […]

Nuno Felted Shawl
Lesson by Suzanne Morgan, Dallas, TX Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Nuno felting is an exciting process that has gained in popularity over the last few years. Using the process of wet […]

Embroidered Books
BAMBOLE ebook of pop embroidery by Katya Sanna Students young and old LOVE stitching!  Compiling stitchings together to create a book is a wonderful way to organize and preserve their work for them to have […]


Art Dolls
Lesson by Jeanette Thompson, Chicago, IL Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Throughout history humans have engaged in sewing, either for function, decorative reasons, entertainment, or personal expression. Humans have attempted to replicate the […]

Video Tutorials – A Teaching Resource
Video tutorials can support anyone’s learning and can start simple or take you deeper into studying a technique or process.  We are building a fiber video tutorial resource, and would love to add your suggestions […]

Dyeing
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Crochet
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Beading
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Stitching
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Basketry
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Jewelry
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Weaving
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Quilting
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Wire
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Knitting
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Embroidery
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