5 Mistakes to Avoid as a Craft Seller on Etsy

5 Mistakes to Avoid as a Craft Seller on Etsy

You might not have known this, but I have been on Etsy since the early days! Back then, there were nowhere near as many storefronts as there are today, and with that influx of competition means that you have to cross every T and dot every I to be successful in the...
The Beginning: The Bear Creek Story

The Beginning: The Bear Creek Story

Have you ever met someone who is always on a new craft journey? They’re amazing knitters, yet somehow, have a great knack for felting as well? Crafters often find themselves with “itchy fingers,” a constant urge to craft, tinker, and create. This is probably the...
Wool In the News

Wool In the News

At Bear Creek Felting, we’re obsessed with all things textiles, all things creative, and all things craftsmanship. It’s who we are. It’s what we do! That said, some phenomenal things are happening in our world today when it comes to sustainability & manufacturing....
Cool Down with Summer Crafts

Cool Down with Summer Crafts

Summer’s here & the weather is fine. It’s about time you baaaaask in the sun and create needle felted sheep! Now that the kids are off to camp, I have a perfect idea that will allow you to stay busy, perfect your craft, and make the most adorable, life-like...
Venture to the Nome Schoolhouse

Venture to the Nome Schoolhouse

As a craft enthusiast, farmer, North Dakotan, and lover of sheep (one might even call me a sheep whisperer), community has been at the center of everything I do. It’s incredible to see what happens when we work together, support one another, and cheer from the...
FAQ: How Do I Wash Wool?

FAQ: How Do I Wash Wool?

Most crafters I know love working with raw materials, and I’d have to agree! It allows you to connect with your pieces in a different way—because you truly have to understand the texture, density, and fragility of the materials before you can start creating your art....
Needle Felting Lingo You Should Know

Needle Felting Lingo You Should Know

From wool tops to carded batts, are you going nuts trying to navigate the (sometimes) confusing lingo of needle felting? As a beginner, not understanding the language could prevent you from buying the proper materials or even inhibit your ability to follow in-depth...
FAQ: When Can Kids Learn to Needle Felt?

FAQ: When Can Kids Learn to Needle Felt?

Needle felting as we know it today has been around for decades. But with addictive Youtube tutorials that transform simple pieces of felt into dynamic, lifelike creatures and a certain freedom that’s not as prevalent in other craft forms, needle felting has taken the...