How does a Felting Needle Work?

How does a Felting Needle Work?

The Felting Needle If you are just learning about needle felting you may be wondering what a felting needle is and how it works.  Maybe you have been using a felting needle for awhile and wonder why they have the shape they have and what else they are used for. There...
Woolly Women

Woolly Women

This is the 5th post in my blog series; “How I started needle felting and making money with wool from my sheep.”  If you haven’t already you may want to read the previous articles in this series before this one.  These articles will help to explain how I got...

Trust Fund from Mapelle Films {movie review}

Today I want to introduce you to the faith-based movie Trust Fund from Mapelle Films.  Finding good quality family movies for families with older children isn’t easy especially one that pleases all the members of our family.  My daughter who is 19 and I watched...
How Sheep came to reside at Bear Creek

How Sheep came to reside at Bear Creek

This is the 4th post in my blog series; “How I started needle felting and making money with wool from my sheep.”  I started out sharing how growing up on a farm influenced my artistic side and developed my eye for detail.  In the second post I share how homeschooling...
Needle Felting with Shetland Wool

Needle Felting with Shetland Wool

What wool should I choose for felting? Have you wondered if you should use Shetland wool?  If you have done any needle felting at all, or you are looking to start you will be wondering what breed of wool to use.  I was lucky when I was just beginning I had a flock of...
Farm Grown Artist

Farm Grown Artist

Have you always been an artist? I get this question quite often and I don’t really know how to reply.  I have hastily and without much thought replied with, “I used to like to color when I was little.”  This usually brings some laughter but it is the...
Spring 2017 at Bear Creek

Spring 2017 at Bear Creek

I want to give you a small glimpse into what life is like here at Bear Creek in the spring.  We have 42 healthy lambs running around and lambing is officially over for the year.  We are yet in the midst of calving with new arrivals everyday.  Before we even began...
Do Felting Needles Wear Out?

Do Felting Needles Wear Out?

Do Felting Needles Wear Out? My first felting needles were given to me by a friend and I used them for almost a year.  Eventually I either broke or I lost them and had to go and purchase new needles because I was very much hooked on needle felting.  I remember using...