Friday, August 1, 2014

Truck Report 8/1/2014

August already? Summer seems to be flying by...

Every Friday morning brings the Truck Report, letting you know what kind of scraps the Pendleton truck delivered this week. Are you ready to get crafty? The truck brought us: 300 pounds of fuzzy selvages and 200 pounds of wooly worms.

Have a fantastic weekend.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Open Sewing Studio Today

Open sewing studio time today at the Woolen Mill Store from 12:30pm-3:30pm. Drop in with your project (and any extras like thread and notions) and take advantage of our sewing machines, large cutting table, iron and board, and more. Sewing help, tips, and second opinions available from our creative and knowledgeable staff.

Rent a space for $10 per hour or $25 for a three hour session.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Creative Customers: Jean's Plaid Menagerie

Creative customer Jean used our cotton plaid shirting to make an assortment of adorable stuffed animals.


Bear, Dog, and Bunny snuggled up together

You can see more of Jean's creations in her Etsy shop: Dreamers Gifts.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Truck Report 7/25/2014

Summer sure is flying by -- here we are at the last Friday in July. We hope you're having a creative summer!

The Pendleton truck comes once a week and delivers fresh new scraps from our Pacific Northwest woolen mills. This week, we got: 300 pounds of header, 300 fuzzy selvages, and 300 pounds of wooly worms!

Don't forget that we are happy to take orders by phone if you can't make it to the store in person. Call (503) 535-5786 to order scraps, fabric, blankets, or whatever your heart desires.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Open Sewing Studio Today

Open sewing studio time today at the Woolen Mill Store from 10:00am-1:00pm. Drop in with your project (and any extras like thread and notions) and take advantage of our sewing machines, large cutting table, iron and board, and more. Sewing help, tips, and second opinions available from our creative and knowledgeable staff.


Rent a space for $10 per hour or $25 for a three hour session.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hand-Stitched Bookmarks Project

This one is perfect to go with your summer reading... and great to do with the kids: hand-stitched bookmarks. The Woolen Mill Store has wool and cotton yarn in a rainbow of different colors so you can customize your bookmark (and other stitching projects).



Check out the tutorial from grey luster girl.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Jacquard Apron Class This Saturday

Have you ever looked at the WMS staff aprons and wanted one of your own? This is your chance to make one using Pendleton blanket weight jacquard fabric.

Our apron can be made in five simple steps, making this a perfect project for beginning sewers, or those who need a refresher. Skills covered include:

  • Applying felt binding
  • Mitering corners
  • Pressing
  • Straight stitching

This class costs $25 and includes materials. Class size is limited; please call the store at (503) 535-5786 to register. You are welcome to bring your own sewing machine from home or use one of ours at no extra cost.

Friday, July 18, 2014

(Belated) Truck Report 7/18/2014

A belated good morning, WoolFans!

The Pendleton truck has delivered right on schedule... but we're a day behind! Sorry about that.

We've reloaded our bins with lots of project fuel. This week, we've got: 300 pounds of fuzzy selvage. Will we see you this weekend?