My Alpacas are Sheared … Now What? Skirting for Processing

Preparing your alpaca fiber for processing at a mill is different from preparing fiber to show or sorting your fiber. At this workshop you’ll learn how to skirt your fiber to improve product output yet maximize your time. There will also be demonstrations of the mill processes to see how the equipment capabilities can also […]

$35,

Handpainted Dyeing to Enhance Yarn Sales

While the natural colors of your fleeces are beautiful, handpainting some of your yarn will broaden its appeal to those who enjoy other colors. Each participant will receive 2 skeins of alpaca yarn to dye and take home. Lunch is included. This hands-on experience will give you the knowledge to dye yarn on your own […]

$65,

Wild About Fiber – Summer Fiber Camp for Kids

(Ages 6-10) Wrap up summer vacation with a fun-filled camp that’s all about working with fiber. Each day will have a different main activity, with the daily activities building to completing a felted alpaca rug. The morning will conclude with lunch by the pond (weather permitting). Bring your favorite bag lunch. Day 1 – Meet […]

$75,

Needlefelting Workshop with Muffy

Vermont Fiber Mill & Studio 185 Adams Rd, Brandon

We have an amazing Felting Workshop coming up with Muffy Kashkin Grollier.  If anyone saw Muffy at the open farm/mill event in July, you know how amazing her work is!  Felting is rapidly gaining popularity  It is essentially sculpting or painting with fiber.  This workshop is an introduction to the tools, processes and possibilties of needle-felting.  There will be lots […]

$45.00

Wet Felting Workshop with Muffy

Vermont Fiber Mill & Studio 195 Adams Rd, Brandon

Muffy Kashkin Grollier will return this fall for a wet felting workshop. Come play with soap and water and fiber and learn the simple basics of making fiber into felt.  You will make several pieces of felt that can be used to make a journal cover, a bookmark or folded and sewn into an eyeglasses […]

$35

Handpainted Dyeing to Enhance Yarn Sales

Vermont Fiber Mill & Studio 185 Adams Rd, Brandon

Hand Painted Yarn NOTE: This workshop is full, but if you would like to be put on a waiting list, please continue with the registration process.    While the natural colors of your fleeces are beautiful, handpainting some of your yarn will broaden its appeal to those who enjoy other colors. Each participant will receive […]

$55,