Say Hello to Fall with Needle Felting

Say Hello to Fall with Needle Felting

It’s mid-October, and I don’t know about you, but I’m loving the cooler weather, especially after what they say was the hottest summer on record! Plus, the leaves are turning, the air is nice and crisp… it’s a lovely time of year. And...
Let’s Celebrate the Animals!

Let’s Celebrate the Animals!

It’s that time of year! Fall has arrived and brought with it – World Animal Day. All around the globe on October 4th animal lovers celebrated and embraced animals of all species. On World Animal Day participants provided education, volunteered their time, and...
Shave Em’ to Save Em’

Shave Em’ to Save Em’

We needle felters talk about wool so much that we may forget our beloved sheep if we’re not careful! Did you know that many breeds of sheep are endangered? If no one desires their wool, farmers don’t breed them — and these fascinating and wonderful breeds...
A Day for Teddy Bears at Bear Creek Felting

A Day for Teddy Bears at Bear Creek Felting

September 9th just passed, which means another annual Teddy Bear day has come and gone. I don’t know about you, but I have always loved Teddy Bear day, because those cute, cuddly toys have always had a special place in my heart. I remember my first teddy bear, partly...
Needle Felting: The Perfect Fall Hobby!

Needle Felting: The Perfect Fall Hobby!

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over! Here at Bear Creek, we’re saying goodbye to sunny days and hello to crisp fall weather. It will be nice to cool off a bit! As I break out my sweaters and start prepping the farm for autumn, I’m often...
A Must Do Needle Felting Kit for the Fall

A Must Do Needle Felting Kit for the Fall

Where did the summer go? It’s almost fall, and that means it’s time for spooky season! As the weather cools off, it’s a wonderful time to pick up some crafts and celebrate the holidays, starting with Halloween. What better way to get into the spirit...
Welcome to the World of Hat Felting!

Welcome to the World of Hat Felting!

Want to felt your own cozy hat? Then I have good news for you! We have our hat felting retreat coming up, and it’s the perfect way to get introduced to the art of millinery. You’ll make your own classic-style hat with wool roving using the wet felting...
How to get a Smooth Finish Needle Felting

How to get a Smooth Finish Needle Felting

One of the most common questions I hear from beginner needle felters is how to make their projects less fuzzy or hairy. There are a lot of factors that go into your piece’s “fuzz factor.” Sometimes, you’ll want a fuzzy look. But if you want a...
Is Needle Felting Expensive?

Is Needle Felting Expensive?

I’m often asked how much it costs to start needle felting. It’s an understandable question: many crafting activities are expensive! Thankfully, needle felting is not one of them. The basic supplies are quite affordable. Plus, purchasing sustainable and...
A Taste of Fiber at the Nome SchoolHouse

A Taste of Fiber at the Nome SchoolHouse

At the Nome SchoolHouse, one of the things we enjoy the most is teaching people all about the lost art of fiber work. From needle felting, to spinning, to crochet, knitting, weaving, and wet felting, the fiber arts are a skill, no, a lifestyle, like no other.  The...
Nome Schoolhouse Was Open This 4th of July!

Nome Schoolhouse Was Open This 4th of July!

The celebration just ended and it was bigger and better than we could have ever imagined! There’s no better way to celebrate our freedom and independence than with a 4-day grand opening of the Nome Schoolhouse!   Thinking back to that day in July 1776 when the...
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