Creative Sewing Textile Arts Scholarship

The Creative Sewing and Textile Arts non-profit is providing you notice of a least one grant opportunity for a senior studying textile arts/fashion design at your institution.  The projected grant awarded during 2020 will be a cash scholarship of $1,000 as well as a Babylock sewing machine, model Lyric, retail value of $2,199.  We reserve the right to change machine models for reasons beyond our control.


Our last year’s winner was Krista Commisso from Cazanovia College.  Details and photos can be found on our website, There is also an application available there.


Applicant Criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen or resident.
  • Junior or Senior in good standing enrolled in a four-year college/university.
  • Declared major in textile field of study.
  • Minimum 3.0 in core classes.
  • Provide five photos of completed textile projects.
  • Attach two letters of recommendation.
  • Attach essay: 1000 words or less – where do you see yourself in five years?
  • Recipient must be available to attend the annual banquet, April 4, 2020.
  • Applicant must be available to video conference an interview February 22, 2020. Winner(s) will be announced when all interviews are complete.
  • Winner(s) should be prepared to speak for up to 5 minutes at the award ceremony.  During the award ceremony winner(s) should bring at least 1, up to all 5 of the projects submitted during the application process. 
  • Winner(s) will need to provide a short (100 word) bio and a sign release for promotional purposes to have pictures and their name on our website list of winners.
  • Finalists will be interviewed via Skype/FaceTime

The applicant must send all required documentation via email to or mailed postmarked no later than February 15, 2020 to:


CSTAS c/o Sandy Pason

26 Silver Stream Road

New Windsor, New York  12553

Saturday, February 15, 2020

White Corners: Financial Aid: Scholarships
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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