Waldorf Handwork Educators

Re-envisioning Waldorf Teacher Development

Welcome to our Community of Waldorf Handwork Teachers. We are dedicated to deepening the understanding and enjoyment of teaching Waldorf handwork. Refresh, renew, and re-inspire yourself. We offer conferences, professional development, and teacher training for Waldorf handwork teachers and home-schoolers. All programs are led by Elizabeth Seward and Shellie Smith with 50+ years of combined teaching experience.

Join us to develop new skills, share with others and

learn from your peers.

Scroll down to see our full list of programs for

handwork teachers and parents.

Upcoming Events

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Programs for Handwork Teachers

in Public or Private School Settings

Click on the stitched arrows to learn more about each program!


Online International Handwork Teacher Development


In this two year handwork teacher development program we offer a deep understanding of the essence of handwork and its pedagogical value within the broader Waldorf curriculum.

February and July Online Handwork Teacher Conferences

Join handwork teachers from around the world every February and July to refresh, renew, and get reinspired! Each conference focuses on a different theme with world renowned guest teachers. We feature traditional and innovative handwork projects to bring to your students.

SAVE THE DATE! July 12-16, 2021

9am-4pm PST

More details coming soon!

Online Professional Development Series

Our professional development programs are offered in a small group setting. In each series we will dive deep into a different timely and innovative aspect of teaching handwork based firmly in the essentials of the Waldorf curriculum.

Free Saturday Handwork Teacher Gatherings

Join us online for our open discussion gatherings! Come together to share successes, challenges, and questions with handwork teachers from around the world.


Programs for Parents, Home-School,

& Home Based Learning

Adult Handwork Skills Classes

We offer a variety of handwork skills classes online for adults who wish to teach handwork to children but seek to acquire the basic skills first.

August Parent Circle Handwork Conference

Each year our conference focuses on a new theme and dives into best practices for teaching handwork to children at home. The online format supports parent participation from around the world.

SAVE THE DATE! August 7, 8, & 9, 2021

9am-3pm PST

More details coming soon!


Free Saturday Handwork Parent Circle Gatherings

Perhaps you are wanting to support your child in distance learning, or you are already committed to homeschooling and want to connect with others to share challenges and joys of teaching handwork to your children at home? Join our new online community of parents homeschooling or supporting home-based learning to share your successes and challenges in an informal and supportive way.

New Handwork Forum!

A community of handwork teachers sharing resources and inspirations

For full access to the forum become an Indigo Level Member

Our members benefit from sharing resources and actively participating in conversations with handwork teachers and fellow users who are passionate about handwork education and learning. We’d love for you to get involved and contribute to our community!

This forum is open to handwork teachers in public, private, and homeschool settings.

Have Questions? We Can Help!