Are Felting Needles Barbed?
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
5M ago
When it comes to the world of felting, one of the most essential tools in your arsenal is undoubtedly the felting needle. These little wonders have the power to transform loose fibers into beautiful and sturdy creations. However, there’s a common misconception about felting needles – they’re often referred to as having “barbs.” In this article, we’ll uncover the truth behind this misunderstanding and explain why they are, in fact, not barbed at all. The Not-So-Barbed Felting Needle: Let’s start by clearing up the misconception: felting needles do not have barbs. Instead, they feature tiny ..read more
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My Second Annual Needle Felting Safari: Crafting, Friendship, and Wildlife at Nome Schoolhouse
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
6M ago
Picture this: a week at the Nome Schoolhouse, nestled in the heart of breathtaking historic beauty, surrounded by eight talented individuals eager to explore the intricate world of advanced needle felting. This was the essence of the second annual Needle Felting Safari I hosted at the Nome Schoolhouse. Together, we embarked on a journey to create exquisite giraffe sculptures while enjoying getting to know new like minded friends. A Unique Retreat Experience: The Needle Felting Safari at Nome Schoolhouse is unlike any other crafting workshop. Last year, we dedicated four days to crafting ma ..read more
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The Nome Schoolhouse: A Haven of Creativity, Peace, and Transformation
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
6M ago
Today’s chapter of our journey holds a special significance. It’s about dreams taking shape, about the evolution of personal discovery into a beacon of inspiration for others. Today, we dive into the remarkable story of how the Nome Schoolhouse became not only a retreat for creativity but also a haven for finding peace through the art of needle felting. As we’ve explored in previous articles, the world of needle felting has been my solace, my source of tranquility amidst life’s turbulence. And, as you may recall, the Nome Schoolhouse entered the narrative during a transformative period of ..read more
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Crafting Tranquility: Rediscovering Needle Felting’s Healing Power Amidst Life’s Chaos
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
Hello, dear readers, I’m delighted to share a deeper layer of my journey with you today. This isn’t just about the remarkable stress-relieving benefits of needle felting – it’s also about resilience, transformation, and the undeniable power of creativity. In the hustle and bustle of life, stress can sometimes feel like an unwelcome companion. The pursuit of balance amidst various responsibilities often leaves us yearning for a peaceful escape. This is where needle felting stepped into my life, as I recounted in my previous article inspired by Psychology Today’s insights on “Working Your Ha ..read more
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Crafting Tranquility: How Needle Felting Became My Sanctuary for Stress Relief
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
Today, I want to delve into a topic that holds a special place in my heart: the incredible benefits of needle felting for alleviating stress and fostering a peaceful state of mind. Inspired by an enlightening article from Psychology Today, titled “Working Your Hands Does Wonders for Your Brain,” I’m excited to share my personal journey of how needle felting has become my go-to escape in the chaos of life. In our fast-paced world, stress has become an unwelcome companion for many of us. Balancing work, family, and personal aspirations can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and in need of a ..read more
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You’re More Likely to Succeed If You Enjoy the Process
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
Have you ever started a craft project, only to give up halfway through because it wasn’t as fun as you thought it would be? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find that they’re more likely to succeed in a craft if they enjoy the process of creating. This is especially true for needle felting. Needle felting is a slow and deliberate process, and it can be very rewarding if you take your time and enjoy each step. However, if you’re not careful, it can also be frustrating and time-consuming. That’s why it’s important to find ways to enjoy the process of needle felting. Here are a few tips ..read more
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Overcoming the Fear of Failure and Embracing Your Creativity
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
In the realm of creativity, the scars we carry can become defining factors in our artistic journey. Art scars are not physical wounds, but rather emotional imprints left by the words or actions of others that convince us we lack creative prowess. Many of us have heard negative comments during our formative years that have shaped our self-perception, leading us to believe that we are not creative beings. However, it’s time to challenge these beliefs and discover the artist within us. The Seed of Self-Doubt As children, our imagination knows no bounds. We naturally express ourselves through ..read more
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The Maker in You: How Needle Felting Can Help You Tap Into Your Creative Side
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
There’s a Maker in Everyone Have you ever felt the satisfaction of creating something with your own hands? Whether it’s a piece of art, a piece of furniture, or even a meal, there’s something special about making something from scratch. In today’s world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We often feel like we don’t have the time or the energy to be creative. But the truth is, there’s a maker in everyone. Needle felting is a great way to tap into your inner maker. It’s a simple and accessible craft that anyone can learn. All you need is a few basic supplie ..read more
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Embrace Self-Care this Summer with Bear Creek Felting
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
Summer is a time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and reconnecting with ourselves. At Bear Creek Felting, we believe that self-care goes beyond traditional methods. This Summer of Making, we invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal expression through the wonderful world of crafting. Join us as we explore how crafting can be a powerful tool for self-care, creativity, and finding inner balance. Crafting as a Path to Self-Care: Crafting is more than just a hobby; it’s a form of self-expression and a pathway to discovering our inner selves. Engaging in creative activities ..read more
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Embracing Sustainable Practices: The Power of Rotational Grazing for Healthy Sheep and Exceptional Wool
Bear Creek Felting
by Teresa Perleberg
7M ago
Welcome to Bear Creek Ranch, where we take pride in raising a flock of sheep that produces the highest quality wool. At Bear Creek Ranch, we believe in the importance of raising healthy animals and nurturing the land they graze upon. In this blog post, we delve into the incredible benefits of rotational grazing, a sustainable practice that not only ensures the well-being of our sheep but also enhances soil health. Join us as we explore the beauty and significance of this harmonious approach to farming. Raising Healthy Animals for Superior Wool At Shepherd Industries, our commitment to prod ..read more
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