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2016 Retreat is coming along!

Our next retreat is scheduled, registration is open, and you can submit a class proposal – now it’s time for more big news! I’m happy to announce that Esther Benedict of Belle Estoile will be joining us as a featured teacher! She’s been coming to our events for years, teaching spinning, fleece cleaning, embroidery, and weaving. Read More

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Vote for Griffin Dyeworks!

The Mission Main St Grants are open again, and I’ve entered Griffin Dyeworks! We can win up to $100,000 towards our business goals. Here are my goals for Griffin Dyeworks: Short Term: Increase attendance at our annual retreat and bring in “big name” fiber artists Book 3+ offsite dye workshops in a year Long Term: Read More

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Changes in 2015

As you may have heard, John & Bjo Trimble are taking a step back and have passed Griffin Dyeworks on to their longtime friend and assistant, Theresa Wollenstein (aka me)! I have been helping the Trimbles with Griffin Dyeworks for twelve (!) years at workshops as well as managing their online store. If you’re wondering how these Read More