Simply Colorful: A Rainbow of Wool Roving

One of the many wonderful things about spending so much time at The Thimble is that we’re always surrounded by color. It’s hard not to be be inspired every day and get our hands into the beautiful wool roving, but helping our students and customers takes priority. Lucky for us, this season we created gift […]

Say Hello to Flat Felt

We love felt. (You probably already know that though.) One of our specialties is felt in all it’s forms, be it handmade wet or nuno felt, shrunken wool sweaters, or woven flat felt (especially the vintage, plaid variety). While you’re used to seeing all of the things we do with wet or nuno felt, today […]

Advice from a Fiber Artist: Sharon’s Colorful Methods

Our students, customers and, shoot, even the Thimble staff, are always amazed at the color choices Sharon puts together in her handmade pieces. Whether it’s a wet felted wallhanging or a handmade dress, the woman curates beautiful color palettes. Our beginning students are especially intrigued and often ask her “How did you know to put those […]