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Mrs. Armel from Nashville NC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fiber Art Is Sew Cool! —Ugly Monsters

Help me give my students materials to learn sewing and engage them in fiber art!

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember your first art class, possibly in elementary school? One of the most exciting things about art class is you get to use all kinds of materials and techniques to create! Art is expressive! These kids work hard on learning new techniques and skills to improve their art-making, as well as find new ways to express themselves. I teach a group of diverse middle schoolers who need to be able to explore art in new ways they haven't before now!

My Project

My students think fiber art is cool! They have been experimenting with yarn, learning Kumihimo braiding from Japan, and weaving techniques to create wall tapestries. Through these projects, I have noticed my students want to learn more!

We need basic sewing and embroidery materials, such as embroidery needles, thread, and felt to get started.

We are going to learn sewing by creating ugly monsters! Students will use felt to create the body of their ugly monster and add additional characteristics with buttons, fabric, and thread. This will be a fun way to learn basic sewing techniques while making something of their own creation!

Mrs. Armel
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
63201-1003 - Craft Felt - Assorted Colors, 9" x 12" Pieces, Pkg of 100 • Blick Art Materials $19.16 3 $57.48
62426-1001 - Janlynn Embroidery Floss Pack - Pastel, Pkg of 36 • Blick Art Materials $5.99 4 $23.96
23949-1006 - Mountain Mist Fiberloft Polyester Stuffing - 16 oz • Blick Art Materials $4.56 5 $22.80
62426-1002 - Janlynn Embroidery Floss Pack - Variegated, Pkg of 36 • Blick Art Materials $5.51 4 $22.04
61495-1001 - Craft Button Assortment - Assorted Colors, Sizes, and Styles, 1 lb • Blick Art Materials $4.68 2 $9.36
81339-1001 - Roylco Plastic Lacing Needles • Blick Art Materials $4.19 2 $8.38

Materials cost

$144.02

Vendor shipping charges

$9.95

State sales tax

$11.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.83

Total project goal

$232.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.19

1 Donor

-$232.19

Donations toward project cost

-$197.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.83

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$0.00

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