Feel Well with Felting

Feel Well with Felting

As a shepherd-turned-business owner, my days can be extremely hectic. But I always try to find time for my mental health. Especially once lambing season arrives, it’s just too easy to let the “hustle” take over! Thankfully, my business is centered...

Gourds Just Wanna Have Fun

That’s all they really want! And fall is the season for it, from pumpkin spice lattes to jack-o’lanterns. Did you know that the original jack o’lanterns were made out of turnips or other root vegetables? The practice originated in Europe, where night...
A New Habit for Harvest Time

A New Habit for Harvest Time

Since ancient times, autumn has been a season of abundance and transformation…but also renewal and creativity. You can feel it in the air as it gets nice and crisp, like everything is settling in as it should be. Plus, it’s hard not to be inspired as the...
Favorite Felting Projects for Fall

Favorite Felting Projects for Fall

It’s almost “Nomecoming” at the Nome Schoolhouse and Ewe-niversity, and to celebrate, we’re hosting a Fiber Festival! Now’s the perfect time to start your fall felting projects to show off… and celebrate your school spirit! Do you...
Happy Nomecoming!

Happy Nomecoming!

Fall is just around the corner. This is the season for abundance, community, and gratitude. Here in Nome, we’ve had a busy year, from more than 100 lambs born to an incredible event schedule at the Schoolhouse. Now, we’re ready to break out the pom-poms...
Walking on the Wild Side of Nome

Walking on the Wild Side of Nome

Needle felting is always a fun adventure through the world of imagination. We just wrapped up our needle felting safari, and it was indeed a walk on the wild side! It was lovely to meet new felting friends from around the Western U.S. They traveled many miles to enjoy...
What’s in Wool?

What’s in Wool?

A wool by any other name will still felt, right? True, but in my experience, Romney wool is the best for needle-felting. That’s why most of the Bear Creek kits contain Romney wool … and from our very own flock! But why is Romney better? Why do different...
Nome: Small Town, Big Hearts

Nome: Small Town, Big Hearts

It’s been just over a year since Nome Schoolhouse officially re-opened! Our anniversary is close enough to Independence Day that we can celebrate both at once. Last year, our grand opening was also a Fourth of July party. This year, we outdid ourselves with an...
Fall in Love with Felting Again

Fall in Love with Felting Again

It’s hard to believe that summer’s half over. While I’ll miss the warm weather, I must admit I look forward to that crisp autumn breeze … and of course, the pleasure of cozying up with some hot cider and my latest needle-felting project! So,...
Land of the Free, Nome of the Brave

Land of the Free, Nome of the Brave

It’s our nation’s Independence Day, when we commemorate our emergence as a united country from a collection of colonies. It’s a time when we celebrate our industriousness and passion, as well as the pursuit of freedom and the honoring of our...
Celebrating Our Freedom, Fiber-Style!

Celebrating Our Freedom, Fiber-Style!

It’s hard to believe, but 2022 is already almost half over! Independence Day is just around the corner, and this year, we’re honoring the freedoms we enjoy here at Bear Creek. The Fourth of July is when we commemorate our independence from the United...
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