*Feltmaking and Knitting Instruction
*Group Rug Making Directions
Mill Tours for Home School Groups, Guilds, 4H Clubs, Families and other organizations.
Contact us to schedule a mill tour for your group.
*Full mill tour of washing, dying, drying, carding and felting operations showing how everything operates including a visit to see the resident fiber animals.
*Each participant will be making a small felt project in the felting studio from fiber carded during the tour.
Other projects can be substituted with prior arrangements.
Tours can be customized for any age group. A small $10.00 fee per person covers instruction and materials. Limited handi-cap access.
Make sure to mention any special needs your group may have.
NEW AND EXPANDED! Felt making, knitting, spinning and dying instruction
Personalized workshops and retreat weekends are
available for individuals or group interested in some
intense one-on-one instruction. Go to The Felt Lady website for more information. These will be taught in the production and teaching
studio in the carding mill. Email or call 517-852-1871
to set up your personal instruction with the resident fiber artist, Suzanne Pufpaff
Suzanne's Teaching and Event Schedule
On the second Saturday of every month, you will find
me in Chelsea Michigan visiting with the
Spinner's Flock and showing off my latest rovings and project ideas. .
January finds me at Shepherds Weekend the first
weekend of the month in Lansing, MI. I will have a booth
showcasing of some of my roving, the new felt yardage and garments and will also be available to pick up and deliver orders.
February, the third Saturday I will be helping out at
the Spinner's Flock's winter fleece fair.
I'm always willing to answer any fiber related questions when spotted.
Again, pick up and delivery of orders is an option.
Buy a fleece at the fair and send it home with me for processing!
March of 2013 will begin a new event. Michigan
Fiber Festival is sponsoring a fiber symposium starting on March 21st,
in Kalamazoo. Michigan.where I will be teaching three knitting workshops.
April brings Shearing Days to the carding
mill. It is always the first Saturday of the month.
Call the Mill for more information and to set up a time to have your animals shorn. 517-852-1871
On the third weekend in April I will be down in
Kendallville, Indiana at the New
Northern Indiana Fiber Show.
I will be doing a Make and Take it Booth there along with the traditional festival services.
Fiber Fiesta is on the second Saturday in May in
Greenville, Michigan where I will be available
To pick up and deliver orders as well as have a well stocked booth. I will also be doing Make and Take projects
The last Weekend in July, I will be on Drummond Island
teaching at a primative skills event..
Pick up and delivery of fiber orders is always available at all events.
August is the Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan,
Michigan where I will be manning
a booth for the Pufpaff Fiber Mill .
I am also back on the teaching schedule this year, so check out the class offerings.
Go to http://www.michiganfiberfestival.org for registration information
Lamafest comes up in September of 2013 in East
Watch for me as I travel around the event and feel free to stop me to ask any fiber related question.
September finds me at the Spinner's Flock fall fleece fair on the third Sunday.
The last weekend in September finds me in Northern
Michigan at the
Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival.
The third weekend in October I am hosting an Open
House at the mill for the
Southwest Michigan Arts and Eats self guided auto tour.
Make and Take Projects will also be available to make during the open house as well as
purchasing from the mill's selection of roving and batting.
The fourth weekend in October is The Fiber Expo in Ann
Arbor, Michigan and
I always have a booth and teach a felting class.
Then Thanksgiving weekend will find me at the Holiday sale of the Chelsea Spinners Guild. See their website for more details.
December finds me mostly at home with family and
preparing for the new year..
Hope you have a great year. Feel free to come and visit me at the mill most any time.
It is alway best to call first 517-852-1871
Other shows and events may be added as the year progresses.
Updated October 2012