The Tin Thimble’s Annual Felt & Fiber Festival: Felt Fest 2016

Hello Tin Thimble fans! Have you heard the news? Felt Fest 2016 has been scheduled for October 7th, 8th and 9th! Are you as excited as we are?  We are thrilled to welcome Marilou Moschetti back to the Thimble, we haven’t had her in the shop in too long. She will be teaching a super-unique and […]

Essential Books for Fiber Artists: Part 1

Today were excited to share with you our favorite books for fiber artists! Nothing comes close to hands-on experience and in-person instruction, but having information available at your finger tips (without having to wait for a class) is more than necessary for artists. You may not always be able to call up an expert, but […]

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 […]

Sharon’s Wet Felted Capelet

Look at this exquisite thing! Mom made this Melissa Arnold‘s Resist Shaped Felt class. The caplet was created using a batt (to which mom added a montage of fun fibers & hand dyed wool). She incorporated mohair into the center of the “flowers” and a lot of silk into the body. Shibori stitching helped to form the wet felt into […]