Whidbey Island Fabulous Fall Fiber Sale Vendor List (2009)

Janis Saunders: Handwoven scarves, kitchen linens, bookmarks, Japanese kumihimo braiding kits.

Eleanor River: Natural colored sheep fleeces, greasy and processed.  Colors range from black, shades of grey, moorit, cream and white.  Tanned hides in several colors. Orders will be taken for raw dog food (human grade lamb ground with the organ meats); freezer lambs; ground lamb for human consumption; breakfast and linked sausage.

  • The River Farm  360 679 9161

Chris Lubinski: Shetland roving, Shetland top, yarn, natural colors and hand dyed.

Marcy Johnson: Promoting her spinning classes, tools and books from the Weaving Works Seattle. For local classes:

Wendy Ferrier: Processed alpaca fleece, handspun yarn (alpaca, dog, novelty) slippers (wool, local sheepskin and leather), hand-knit small garments, hand dyed wool fleece for needle felting and natural-dyed yarn.

Melanie Hill: Alpaca fleece, handspun, handwoven, knitted and crocheted articles, needle felted critters and painted silk.

  • Mulberry Hill Alpacas  360-579-8091 Cell: 360-929-8260

Linda Lee: Hand-knitted then felted hats, scarves & purses from her pet alpacas and more.

Carolyn Geise: Suri Alpaca fleece right off the animal featuring lengths from 6” to 13 “ long unique suri locks for one of a kind art pieces; wide range of colors and grades, Alpaca socks and other items from Alpaca Fiber Co-op of North America.

Nanette Leaman: Wensleydale, Lincoln/Wensleydale, Lincoln/Romney, Lincoln/Border Leicester fleece: in mill processed roving and also fleeces in the grease. Lovely Caucasian Kazak rugs, hand knotted, vegetable dyed, semi antique.

  • Wild Rose Farm   360 678 0258

Renee LeClaire: Handspun yarn, felted purses, bags, knit felt hats and scarves.

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Constance Wiseman: Hand Knitted items, knitting patterns and kits, and hand dyed yarns.

Joanne Martinis: Natural color and white fleece and roving:  Gotland, Blue-faced Leicester, Border Leicester and crosses.  Hand-dyed yarns.

  • Windy Hill Farm  360 678 9130

Molly Petersons: Handwoven wool or silk scarves & shawls, Handwoven cotton towels, Knitted wool hats and children’s sweaters. Hand dyed wool yarns & naturally dyed yarns.

Heidi Jill Price: Fibermorphosis ™ Artisan Dyed Yarn and Fiber.  Merino, Merino/ Tencel, Wensleydale, Blue Face Leicester roving, wool and wool/silk sock yarn, handwoven, hand spun scarves and undyed, natural color roving.

Joy Anderson & Patsy Simon: Demonstrations and a chance to experience American Colonial Crafts of Rug Hooking & Rug Braiding; (Rug Classes available for sign up); Various  items for sale including Vintage fabric, totes, journals and other “essentials” for the sewing & fiber arts enthusiast.

Barry and Linda Taylor: Custom carding of your fleeces to batts or roving, and sales of acid dyed roving, natural colored roving, and fleeces.

Dina Blackstone & Tracy Quinten: Alpaca and llama fleece – raw, mill processed roving, hand processed batts, dyed and natural colors; handspun skeins; needle felting kits; felted, knit and woven hats, scarves and more. Also Jon McCoy creations as noted below.

  • Island Bliss Alpacas  360 420 7130

Jon McCoy: Hand turned wood creations such as ball winder handles, yarn gauges with hooks, bowls, baby rattles and other assorted stuff

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Mary Burks: Naturally (Vegetable): hand dyed yarns–silk, wools, cotton; hand dyed silk cloth; silk scarves, woven scarves, thread cards for the sewing enthusiast, artwork.

Barbara Seeler: Hand-dyed rovings, Fine Merino/Tencel 50/50 blend and Superfine Merino Superwash. Hand-dyed Bombyx silk top and carded batts of mixed fiber content.  Hand-dyed and hand spun yarn.

Host Farm-Mary Donaty: Fiber, fiber fiber: Alpaca /Llama /Pygora goat de-haired mill processed roving, many natural and hand dyed colors, hand spun Alpaca, Llama, and Pygora yarn, hand made felted purses, totes etc, hand spun and knitted scarves & hats, mill processed Fiber in bulk, llama & goat stuffed animals (commercial) …and more.

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Janis Saunders: Handwoven scarves, kitchen linens, bookmarks, Japanese kumihimo braiding kits.

· BraidersHand 360 678 4788 www.braidershand.com or weavershand@earthlink.net

Eleanor River: Natural colored sheep fleeces, greasy and processed.  Colors range from black, shades of grey, moorit, cream and white.  Tanned hides in several colors. Orders will be taken for raw dog food (human grade lamb ground with the organ meats); freezer lambs; ground lamb for human consumption; breakfast and linked sausage.

· The River Farm 360 679 9161  sheep1664@gmail.com

Chris Lubinski: Shetland roving, Shetland top, yarn, natural colors and hand dyed.

· Whoamule Farm 360 579 1244 www.whoamulefarm.com or cairn@whidbey.com

Marcy Johnson: Promoting her spinning classes, tools and books from the Weaving Works Seattle. For local classes:

· marcyjohnson@whidbey.net or www.weavingworks.com for supplies & Seattle classes: weavingworks@speakeasy.net

Wendy Ferrier: Processed alpaca fleece, handspun yarn (alpaca, dog, novelty) slippers (wool, local sheepskin and leather), hand-knit small garments, hand dyed wool fleece for needle felting and natural-dyed yarn.

· Thistledown Handwork thistle@whidbey.com

Melanie Hill: Alpaca fleece, handspun, handwoven, knitted and crocheted articles, needle felted critters and painted silk.

· Mulberry Hill Alpacas 360-579-8091 Cell: 360-929-8260 mulberry_wa@yahoo.com

Linda Lee: Hand-knitted then felted hats, scarves & purses from her pet alpacas and more.

· Whidbey Woolies linda@whidbeywoolies.com or http://www.whidbeywoolies.com

Carolyn Geise: Suri Alpaca fleece right off the animal featuring lengths from 6” to 13 “ long unique suri locks for one of a kind art pieces; wide range of colors and grades, Alpaca socks and other items from Alpaca Fiber Co-op of North America.

· Maxwelton Aerie Alpaca Ranch 206 819 3710 cgeise@geise.net or www.maxweltonaplacas.com

Nanette Leaman: Wensleydale, Lincoln/Wensleydale, Lincoln/Romney, Lincoln/Border Leicester fleece: in mill processed roving and also fleeces in the grease. Lovely Caucasian Kazak rugs, hand knotted, vegetable dyed, semi antique.

· Wild Rose Farm 360 678 0258 nan@islandnetworks.com

Renee LeClaire: Handspun yarn, felted purses, bags, knit felt hats and scarves.

· 360-929-8795 woolwagon60@yahoo.com

Constance Wiseman: Hand Knitted items, knitting patterns and kits, and hand dyed yarns.

· solart@whidbey.com

Joanne Martinis: Natural color and white fleece and roving:  Gotland, Blue-faced Leicester, Border Leicester and crosses.  Hand-dyed yarns.

· Windy Hill Farm 360 678 9130 martinis@whidbey.net

Molly Petersons: Handwoven wool or silk scarves & shawls, Handwoven cotton towels, Knitted wool hats and children’s sweaters. Hand dyed wool yarns & naturally dyed yarns.

· flyingfennel@gmail.com

Heidi Jill Price: Fibermorphosis ™ Artisan Dyed Yarn and Fiber. Merino, Merino/ Tencel, Wensleydale, Blue Face Leicester roving, wool and wool/silk sock yarn, handwoven, hand spun scarves and undyed, natural color roving.

· Silverhill Studio 360-579-1095 silverhillstudio@whidbey.com or www.fibermorphosis.com

Joy Anderson & Patsy Simon: Demonstrations and a chance to experience American Colonial Crafts of Rug Hooking & Rug Braiding; (Rug Classes available for sign up); Various items for sale including Vintage fabric, totes, journals and other “essentials” for the sewing & fiber arts enthusiast.

· folkquilt@yahoo.com

Barry and Linda Taylor: Custom carding of your fleeces to batts or roving, and sales of acid dyed roving, natural colored roving, and fleeces.

· Taylored Fibers Tayloredfibers@waypt.com

Dina Blackstone & Tracy Quinten: Alpaca and llama fleece – raw, mill processed roving, hand processed batts, dyed and natural colors; handspun skeins; needle felting kits; felted, knit and woven hats, scarves and more. Also Jon McCoy creations as noted below.

· Island Bliss Alpacas 360 420 7130 IslandBlissAlpacas@comcast.net

Jon McCoy: Hand turned wood creations such as ball winder handles, yarn gauges with hooks, bowls, baby rattles and other assorted stuff

360 675 2610.

Mary Burks: Naturally (Vegetable): hand dyed yarns–silk, wools, cotton; hand dyed silk cloth; silk scarves, woven scarves, thread cards for the sewing enthusiast, artwork.

· Mary Burks Textiles 360-678-6413 www.maryburks.com

Barbara Seeler: Hand-dyed rovings, Fine Merino/Tencel 50/50 blend and Superfine Merino Superwash. Hand-dyed Bombyx silk top and carded batts of mixed fiber content.  Hand-dyed and hand spun yarn.

· BJS Fiber Creations 360-805-1616 bjseeler@aol.com http://www.bjsfibercreations.com

Host Farm-Mary Donaty: Fiber, fiber fiber: Alpaca /Llama /Pygora goat de-haired mill processed roving, many natural and hand dyed colors, hand spun Alpaca, Llama, and Pygora yarn, hand made felted purses, totes etc, hand spun and knitted scarves & hats, mill processed Fiber in bulk, llama & goat stuffed animals (commercial) …and more.

· Paradise Found Fiber Farm 360 579 1906 lamalou@whidbey.com or http://www.paradisefoundfiber.com

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