Our Favorite Felting Tools

Today we’re going to do a quick run-through of our favorite felting tools for both nuno and wet methods. If you’ve just registered for a workshop with us, or are just getting into felting on your own, this will be a great introduction to some tools of the trade. Felting is a creative process, and […]

The Latest Nuno Felted Pieces from Sharon and a New Class!

Hello Thimble fans. Now that Sharon is done with the wedding madness, she has found herself with a lot of time to nuno felt, botanical dye and wet felt. Here are three of her latest pieces! A while back, we shared a post on Instagram about a new project Sharon was working on and ta-da! […]

A Happy Felting Class Complete with a Lamb!

We had quite a busy weekend here at the beginning of April. Sure this post may be a little delayed but, what can we say, there’s a lot going on here! Carin taught a 3 day felting class, the Nuno Felted Mosaic Jumper, and her students made BEAUTIFUL things. We’re so proud! We also had the cutest […]

Pine Needle Felt & Stone Walls with Leiko Uchiyama

It makes us feel very special to host Leiko for her yearly workshops in our store. Not only is Leiko Uchiyama an incredible felter, instructor, and all-around creative, but she has such a kind disposition, and that’s important to all of us here. She’ll be here this April to teach her Pine Needle & Stone Wall […]

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 […]

Pine Needle Felt with Leiko Uchiyama – Welcome Back!

The lovely, talented and kind Leiko Uchiyama visited us in April, 2014 and taught a series of wonderful workshops, including a technique called ‘Pine Needle Felt’. We are always so honored when an instructor wants to come all the way to teach at our little Thimble. It is so inspiring and refreshing to have some […]

So Much Fun!

Marie and I met up again a few weeks ago and spent ANOTHER whole day photographing our inventory and, this time, some shots of the shop (we’ll show you those in another post)!  Above is just a sampling of what we did – you’ll see more and more sho…

A Photoshoot and the New Website!

Hello!  Emma here today.  A while back we had the pleasure of working with my dear friend Marie, of Permanent Glimpse Photography, and our beautiful models, Dylann and Kimberlee.  The day with the Marie was the first of many scheduled da…

Challenge Accepted

We here at the little Thimble that Could are on a mission. Have you ever seen “the back room” here at the shop? Well if you have you know that it’s packed. If you haven’t, it’s full to the brim…I mean it’s really full. We have zippers, snaps, sewing …

Pine Needle Felt with Leiko Uchiyama

In April, we were thrilled to bring Leiko Uchiyama to The Thimble Classroom to share her unique felting technique, Pine Needle (or “Matsuba” in Japanses) Felt.  The results were FABULOUS!A hearty “Thank You!” to Leiko for traveling over our way an…