Traditional Handcrafts

Wool Out Of Wales

Posted: April 16, 2020

Fiber, Specialty
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: wooloutofwales.net

How to Shop

Online Store: etsy.com/shop/Wooloutofwales
Email:

About Us

We sell wool from Leicester Longwool Sheep imported from Wales, UK. We have yarn, shawls, scarves, vests, rugs, blankets.

The wool is from Polly Jones’ flock of Leicester Longwool sheep and is processed at Biella the Wool Company in Biella, Italy.

Local Contact Information

13881 Triadelphia Mill Road
Dayton, MD 21036

(301) 233-4524

Social Media

Facebook: facebook.com/wooloutofwales

Wild Fibers Magazine

Posted: April 16, 2020

Books & Magazines
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: wildfibersmagazine.com

How to Shop

Online Store: www.wildfibersmagazine.com/store
Email:

Virtual Booth Tour Video

Discount/Special Offer

Free Shipping for domestic orders. Coupon Code: FreeMe (expires May 3).

About Us

Since 2004, Wild Fibers Magazine has been featuring stories about the fiber industry from around the world with a focus on culture and environment. Wild Fibers editor, Linda Cortright, also began leading small group tours to spectacular but often remote destinations, from the Russian Arctic to India’s High Himalayas.

In 2015, Wild Fibers opened the first and only cashmere spinning center in the High Himalayas, providing much needed financial support to more than 130 semi-nomadic women. Products from the center are featured on the website and at festivals.

Owing to Wild Fibers global reach, Wild Fibers also offers a boutique line of handmade garments, jewelry and basketry directly sourced from the artisan.

Unable to travel as the result of the pandemic, Wild Fibers published its first book in November 2020, The Eye of Fiber, An Uncommon Story from the Around the World.

We look forward to getting back on the road in 2022 with scheduled tours to Antarctica, Bhutan, Scotland, Alaska, and the Mekong River.

Contact

Tuatha

Posted: April 16, 2020

Jewelry & Shawl Pins
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: tuathacelt.com

How to Shop

Online Store: tuathacelt.com
Email:

About Us

Unique and essential items for ancient and modern living history.

Contact Information

457 1st St
Taneytown, MD 21787

(240) 210-3263

Social Media

Facebook: facebook.com/tuatha1
Instagram: instagram.com/tuathacelt


Silk Thread, The

Posted: April 16, 2020

Fiber, Specialty
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: thesilkthread.com

How to Shop

Online Store: thesilkthread.com/shop
Email:
Contact via Facebook Messenger: m theresa brown
Call or Text: (919) 880-7431

Discount/Special Offer

10% discount March 29-May 15 for Maryland Sheep and Wool shoppers! etsy.com/shop/TheSilkThreadShop?coupon=MDSW2021

About Us

M Theresa Brown is a long time professional portrait artist and painter whose career embraces many areas of the Arts. Her years of printmaking and color work led her to explore the fiber arts. Using many similar skills and accumulated knowledge, she has evolved as a hand painter and ecoprinter on natural fibers. She uses natural dyes and low impact synthetic dyes and merges them into unique, beautiful designs on silk, wool and leather. She transforms the finished fabric into artisanal clothing, accessories and art. Her fiber work has appeared in international publications such as “No Serial Number” and “Belle Armoire”.

Contact Information

2109 Old Mill Farm Rd
Franklinton, NC 27525

(919) 880-7431

Social Media

Facebook: facebook.com/thesilkthreadart
Instagram: instagram.com/thesilkthread
Twitter: twitter.com/mtheresabrown




Teaching Museum for the Fiber Arts & Textiles/Y.O.U.T.H. Program, Inc.

Posted: April 16, 2020

Traditional Handcrafts
Felted Products & Felting Supplies

Website: teachingmuseum.org

How to Shop

Online Store: This is a first for us to sell on line. We are on Etsy and have two shops. For finished items go to: Etsy and type in search CreativeFiberArtsUSA and for kits and supplies type in search FiberArtSuppliesUSA. If you should have any problems, please feel free to contact us via any of the methods below.
Email:
Contact via Facebook Messenger: debbie.mancuso.75
Call or Text: (717) 873-8960

Discount/Special Offer

Offers are different depending on purchase. Could be free shipping, free admission ticket to museum, or free samples.

About Us

Thank you for participating in Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. We appreciate your support! The Fiber arts and textiles are not just art – they are the foundation of our textile industry’s history. Help us keep them alive!

The Teaching Museum for the Fiber Arts and Textiles is sponsored by the Y.O.U.T.H. Program, Inc. and is in York County PA. This organization became a non-profit in 2003 and works with youth, animals, the fiber arts, and communities. It teaches youth every aspect of operating a Student-Run-Business. (which is our gift shop, field shows, and now Etzy). …

Spruce Ridge Studios

Posted: April 16, 2020

Rugs & Rugmaking Supplies
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: spruceridgestudios.com

How to Shop

Online Store: spruceridgestudios.com
Email:
Call: (517) 546-7732

Discount/Special Offer

Free shipping during the dates of the festival: May 1 and May 2.
Special code: MDSW2021

Festival Exclusive

Small decorative hooked sheep pillow-limited supply.

About Us

Spruce Ridge Studios specializes in delightful original rug hooking patterns, hand-drawn on your choice of linen or monks cloth. We also offer a wide variety of rug making supplies, including handcrafted rug hooks, wool fabric, rug hooking kits, binding supplies, and books authored by Kris Miller. Participating as a festival vendor since 2011, we would normally be located in Barn 5, Booth 10. We are celebrating our 20th year of serving the rug hooking community!

Contact Information

1786 Eager Road
Howell, MI 48855

(517) 546-7732

Social Media

Facebook: facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057146902851

Spruce Mountain Designs

Posted: April 16, 2020

Jewlry & Shawl Pins
Traditional Handcrafts
Art

Website: spruce-mountain.com/collections/knitting-jewelry-sterling-silver

How to Shop

Online Store: spruce-mountain.com/collections/knitting-jewelry-sterling-silver
Email:

Discount/Special Offer

10% off jewelry May 1&2, 2021. Use Code: Wool2021.

About Us

Suellen McMillen and James Piet Van Woert have been creating jewelry together for over 25 years. By combining their knowledge, skill and artistic energy, they have the ability to create heirloom quality jewelry start to finish.

They carve an initial idea in wax then cast it to make their metal models. After adding intricate details they take a rubber mold of the model. This allows them to recreate their design using the lost wax method.

Many pieces incorporate forged/ hammered techniques, semi-precious stones and enameling. All chains, findings and parts are USA made.

Jim and Suellen do not have any assistants to help with their jewelry production, it is entirely hand-finished by the two of them in their small Lake Placid, NY studio.

Contact Information

PO Box 205
Lake Placid, NY 12946

(512) 523-9212

Social Media

Facebook: https://facebook.com/SpruceMountainJewelry

Shabana Origami and Kreative Kumihimo

Posted: April 16, 2020

Traditional Handcrafts
Jewelry & Shawl Pins

Website: shabana.biz

How to Shop

Online Store: etsy.com/shop/ShawnneeShabana
Email:
Contact via Facebook Messenger: Lucionne Homberg
Call: (301) 604-7598
Contact me via e-mail for photos, questions, info, purchasing or call.

Discount/Special Offer

  • All Oriental Zodiac: -20% and Free shipping
  • All Origami Jewelry: -20% and Free Shipping
  • Kumihimo Jewelry: -10% and Free Shipping

About Us

Lived in Japan 11 years. Fell in love with all parts of this culture. Traveled and absorbed as much as possible. Studied Ikebana, Tea Ceremony, Doll Making, Origami, Katazome and other arts. I’m also a weaver.

Became addicted to beautiful print Japanese Chiyogami/Yuzen Washi(paper) and couldn’t buy enough. Came back and had to find something to use it for…..make jewelry. Folding since 1990 and still collecting.!!

SAMPLES/LIMITED INVENTORY ON ETSY: ShawnneeShabana and website: shabana.biz

Loved silk kimono, and collected vintage kimono, obi, and obi-jime(belts). Upon returning had a chance to learn the art of Kumihimo(traditional Japanese braiding), but don’t need a belt and silk fiber is expensive so my inner self (a creative/crazy Artisan) decided to PLAY. Constantly collecting different fibers for my ADD(Artisan Design Decision) braiding then focal pieces I create from clay, beads, wood, upcycle, recycle and …

Robin’s Hoods

Posted: April 16, 2020

Traditional Handcrafts

Website: robinshoods.com

How to Shop

Online Store: robinshoods.com. Custom orders are welcome.
Email:
Contact via Facebook Messenger: Robin LaMonda
Call or Text: (802) 279-0137

About Us

Once Upon a time, twenty two years ago, I was hit with the epiphany that my purpose in life was to make hats. Driven by my desire to start upon a journey of self fulfillment I found a felting class. On a snowy Saturday I was taught how to make felt hats and fell in love with creating fashion from natural fiber. The process of felting is a very old art that requires hot water, wool, soap, elbow grease and a few simple tools. After taking this felting class I produced a few hats and put them in my father’s country store in Stowe, Vermont. They sold immediately. These hats were light hearted and fun! After years of practice I have perfected my techniques for creating wearable art and so my hats have grown and changed from lighthearted to sophisticated. My designs are and always have been inspired by nature… flowers, trees, animals and all beautiful that surrounds me.

My hats are created in the cottage industry tradition, support local …

Rebecca Francis: Rag Rugs

Posted: April 16, 2020

Rugs & Rugmaking Supplies
Recycled Wool Handcrafts
Traditional Handcrafts

Website: etsy.com/shop/ragrugs4u

How to Shop

Online Store: etsy.com/shop/ragrugs4u
Email:

Discount/Special Offer

Free shipping on all items April 25-May 16 with coupon code SHEEPANDWOOL.

About Us

Forty years ago I wove my first Rag Rug. Thirty years ago I had my first booth at the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival. Since that time I have recycled well over thirty ton of used cotton and wool clothing. Yarns used for the warp have always been natural fibers; wool, cotton or hemp. The tools of my trade are a pair of scissors and a 18th century counter balance loom. Energy source is from what I bring to the loom each day.

With roots planted firmly in our past, Rag Rugs continue to be a good choice for any floor, any style home. At a moment in time when we need to lessen our impact on the earth Rag Rugs will soften your step. In addition to my Rag Rugs, five years ago I introduced recycled wool sweaters in the form of hot pads or ‘Sweat’r Pads’ as I have named them. Wool is a remarkable fiber, as you know, and these hot pads …

Proposals for 2022 Fiber Arts Seminars now being accepted

We are now accepting proposals for fiber arts seminars to be held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, which will take place in person on May 7 & 8, 2022 in West Friendship, Maryland. Many seminars will be held Wednesday-Friday of the week leading up to the festival; all seminars will be held in person. The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a proposal.

Submit your proposal(s) here.

The deadline to submit a proposal is July 15.…

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