Fab 50 Vendors!

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We are just over 2 months away from our Fab 50 party here at the factory, and we cannot wait celebrate with everyone! Keen observers might have noticed this update a few weeks ago, but we recently announced the select group of vendors who will be participating in our small market.

Here’s our list of vendors, and a little but more about them!

Brown Sheep Company

Brown Sheep Company, Inc. is a family owned and operated yarn spinning mill, located in Mitchell, NE. Makers of the ever popular Nature Spun yarn.

Handweavers Guild of Boulder

The Handweavers Guild of Boulder was founded in 1964 by a small group of Boulder women dedicated to the art of hand weaving. Three years later, in 1967, the official name of Handweavers Guild of Boulder was adopted together with a set of by-laws still in use today.

The Hummingbird Moon

“Here at the Hummingbird Moon I love to create bright, magical and unique colorways on super soft yarn and wool rovings. When I’m not creating new colorways on fiber, you can find me at my spinning wheel making more magic or sitting by the mountains with my knitting needles and some yarn.”

Northern Colorado Weavers Guild

We are a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing knowledge and skills in all aspects of the fiber arts. Our group was founded as an educational guild in 1973. The first meeting was held at a member’s home in Fort Collins, with 27 people attending. Today, the Guild has approximately 120 members.

Phoenix Fiber Mill

Family owned farm in Colorado specializing in Alpacas and alpaca products such as fiber, yarn, and socks.

Sunshine Yarns

Based in Boulder, CO and the beautiful outdoors, Sunshine Yarns dyes some of the highest quality wools, silks and cashmere blends that are perfect for the avid handknitter or handspinner. We have a huge range of unique colors that will make your knitting experience one-of-a-kind.

Thrums Books and Cloth Roads

Thrums Books is part of a business collective which also includes both its parent company, Thrums LLC, and its sister company, ClothRoads, a global textile purveyor.

Those of us involved in these endeavors worked together at Interweave Press for many years, honing our skills and forging a tight-knit team. The years have taken us in different directions, but the core relationships remain, and the core commitment to supporting indigenous textile artisans worldwide. Some of us make books, some of us source and sell wonderful cloth. Words and threads. It’s all in aid of helping sustain time-honored traditions.

Treenway Silks

Your silk experts and hand-dyeing specialists since 1977, Treenway Silks offers the most diverse selection of high-quality silk fibers available, which we hand-dye in a rainbow of colors.

Yampa Valley Fiberworks

We mill natural fibers for customers all over the world. Our small batch processing is done with care and craftsmanship. We’re universally referred to as a wool mill, but we specialize in wool, alpaca, llama, mohair, and angora natural fibers. Our goal is to make the entire experience easy and enjoyable – from receiving your unprocessed fibers to shipping your finished products. Our finished yarns are second to none in quality and craftsmanship. Yampa Valley FiberWorks is dedicated to regional sheep farming, environmental cohesiveness, and keeping the natural fiber milling industry alive and well in the Yampa Valley.

Wild Lily Fiber

I seek out the very best fleece and fiber I can find – and it is my delight to share it with you – along with the stories of the animals and people I meet along the way.

Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.