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Organic alpaca,llama, Shetland sheep, German angora rabbit, mohair, poodle(dog),soy silk, bamboo and other exotic fibers are all individually hand processed here into spinners roving, knitters and weavers yarns. We offer a wide range of natural colors. Naturally dyed palate of hand painted roving and yarns also available.
We make our own line of frame looms, drop spindles, knit kits, weave kits, spinning wheels, rigid heddle and tapestry looms as well.
We offer niddy noddys, hand cards, dutch combs, mini combs, cotton cards, knitting needles, knitting patterns, needle felting supplies and so much more.
Our shop stocks "how to" videos on weaving, raising sheep, goats, knitting, spinning... We offer all the latest books on felting weaving knitting spinning
we offer lots of sheep, llama and rabbit motif gifts for all ages... notions galore for all.
IN our fiber arts gallery you can purchase hand-spun then handwoven blankets made from our very own organic animals here on our farm! Also shawls, ponchos, hats, mittens, scarves, socks, booties, puppets, all from our own fibers. there are wall hangings, tapestries, every kind of wearable and home accent you can think of- all using our organically raised and processed fibers from our spoiled rotten huggable lovable critters!
OH - did I forget to mention that my wonderful hand-spun yarns are for sale? well they are! I have hand-spun 100% angora rabbit, 50-50%angora-alpaca, 50-50%angora/merino, these yarns are so soft you will want to hold them up to your face & just snuggle and purr with them!
I also have Shetland wool, merino wool, Romney wool, poodle & wool blends, so many different types of hand-spun, and its all in very limited quantities since its all done one bobbin at a time on my spinning wheel or on my drop spindle...
Please email me with what you want and I'll let you know what I have (also tell me how much you may need or what garment you are making & size) ; I'll write you back with some of what I have made that may do it for you... you wont ever want mass produced yarn again!
Shepherdess holds BFA in fiber arts design and has also taken lots of workshops and field classes with some of the most well known "gurus" in the fiber arts industry today. Ask about "self paced private lessons" or lessons for your small group or child's birthday party. Ages 8-98 welcome!
Shepherdess lovingly cares for all the animals here; their fleeces receive lots of daily maintenance picking out of any vegetation to keep them clean. All the animals are happy and friendly. Lambs and German angora rabbits are for sale to approved homes by special appointment. we are a bio-secure farm; fiber and textile supply customers are not allowed access to our pasture, animals or barns.
Our Studio - gallery is online only. We gladly mail items to you.
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Thanks so much for visiting our little page here! http://eweporium.webs.com
German Angora Rabbits from New 2006 import lines sold to approved homes by appointment only. visit our url fmi . Shepherdess loves and spoils her flocks rotten. Happy little critters produce wonderful fibers!!!
We sell German angora fibers for hand-spinning and felting-all harvested cruelty free - with scissors-never plucked (or yanked out). prime white angora sold in 8 or 16 oz quantities).
We sell fiber and fiber arts equipment, rabbit specialty cages & supplies on our website only. no in person shopping. We offer German Angora,Giant angora and French Angora bunnies to approved homes by appointment only. We are a biosecure farm and not open to the public.
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