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...
Sticking Our Necks Out for Giraffe

Sticking Our Necks Out for Giraffe

Here at Bear Creek, we strive to protect our planet and its wonderful creatures however possible. Locally speaking, we repurpose materials and recycle waste whenever possible, both in our shepherding and our fiber arts. Needle felting is innately sustainable as it...
After April Showers Come May Felters

After April Showers Come May Felters

It’s hard to believe we’re already in the middle of May! 2022 has been a remarkable year so far, from the abundance of adorable lambs at Bear Creek Farm to the amazing growth of the Nome Schoolhouse. Lambing season was quite rainy and stressful, though, so...
100 Fluffy Reasons to Celebrate This May

100 Fluffy Reasons to Celebrate This May

Lambing season 2022 is officially over, and we could not be more thrilled to welcome more than 100 adorable lambs to Bear Creek Farm! This was a busy year, with more than 98 pregnant ewes. We had more sets of twins than normal and two sets of triplets, which was very...
A Nome Away From Home

A Nome Away From Home

There’s nothing quite so refreshing as a quiet, creative weekend… breathing in the fresh air, enjoying pleasant weather, and gazing out onto a beautiful landscape while doing your favorite crafts. I feel so blessed to have such a lovely place to work on my...
Making Memories for Mother’s Day

Making Memories for Mother’s Day

Here at Bear Creek, we’re wrapping up lambing season, and the motherly love is flowing among our flock! There are few sights more heartwarming than a ewe and her baby. And now, it’s also time to celebrate our own mothers. This year, Mother’s Day is...
Springtime, the Season for Shepherds

Springtime, the Season for Shepherds

You likely associate the fall season with the harvest — but for shepherds, spring is the season! We’ve finally finished shearing our flock and delivering our lambs, which means we’ve got plenty of fleece to share. I’m excited to announce that my...
Appreciating the Art of Fiber

Appreciating the Art of Fiber

Needle felting is one of the many wonderful kinds of fiber arts — and yes, it is indeed art! Some people have a limited definition for art, or they separate “crafts” as something less meaningful. But this week, on World Art Day (April 15), we’re...
Duck, Duck, Duck, SPRING!

Duck, Duck, Duck, SPRING!

Winter is a lovely, restful time of year, but I always forget how quiet it is…until spring comes back around and I hear all the birds chirping, squawking, and tooting! It’s no wonder that birds are such a common symbol of springtime because they sure get...
New Bundles of Fluffy Joy!

New Bundles of Fluffy Joy!

It’s April … time for fresh blooms, warmer weather, and best of all… lambs! Lambing season is my favorite time of the year. There’s nothing quite like seeing adorable baby sheep take their first steps … and yes, they start walking within...
A Bird’s Eye View of Nome Schoolhouse

A Bird’s Eye View of Nome Schoolhouse

For millennia, people have been fascinated with birds. They’ve symbolized everything from hope to peace to wisdom. It’s no wonder: what’s more magical than these beautiful creatures? They not only dominate the skies but also the forest, prairie,...
Nome Now Has a Ewe-niversity!

Nome Now Has a Ewe-niversity!

Ewe are never too old to learn something new … just look at me, discovering fiber arts after years of thinking I wasn’t creative! At Bear Creek Felting, we are motivated by our mission to create, thrive, and honor our animal friends, as well as...
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