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...
Springtime and the Power of the Shamrock

Springtime and the Power of the Shamrock

Do you want the luck of the Irish in your needle felting journey? Eager to make some charming new creations? Sorry, couldn’t resist! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, as is spring itself (finally!) This season is all about growth and renewal —...
A Wild Ride Through Wooly Crafts

A Wild Ride Through Wooly Crafts

Have you ever been on a safari? It’s a wonderful opportunity to see amazing wildlife, but it’s not always accessible — especially these days. That doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Africa’s fantastic creatures right here in the United...
Nome on the Range: Where the BISON Roam

Nome on the Range: Where the BISON Roam

That’s right…no buffalo roam in the American West. They’re actually bison, which are more closely related to cows! Struggling to tell them apart? Well, if it’s in North America or Europe, it’s a bison. If it’s in Africa or South...
Let Your Felting Talent Blossom This Spring!

Let Your Felting Talent Blossom This Spring!

I can hardly believe spring is just around the corner! For me, spring is a time of growth and renewal. Here at Bear Creek, it’s when we welcome new lambs to our flock. And while we may put away our wool socks and sweaters, we keep our felting wool close at hand!...
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