Fleece Artist was established in 1978, just next door to the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design to supply fellow textile artists with natural fibres. Over time our customers demanded better colours than were commercially available so we took to dyeing these ourselves. Today, we are a small family run company dedicated to dyeing breed specific fibres such as Blue Face Leicester, fine Kid Mohair, Merino and other fuzzy beasts. Our dye artists are NSCAD grads with an eye for craft and colour. Our goal is to move beyond colour, to showcase the natural qualities of the yarn and thus enlivening your hand made projects.
Judie was an icon and constant in Sheep’s Clothing. She started working for Jimalee just after moving to Kennewick, when the store was across from Winco. She was encouraged to teach classes and did so 4 days a week for over 15 years. Judie learned to knit and crochet at age 3, from “Grandmom”, who […]