What’s True Cost of a Sheep’s Fleece?

A well-skirted sheep’s fleece that has been raised with a handspinner in mind saves precious time in preparation, so that we can get to the good part—spinning! But do you know the true cost of a sheep’s fleece? Meet shepherd and animal nutritionist Nancy Irlbeck of ANIROONZ Farm. She fills us in on the real […]

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Rebecca Burgess and Fibershed

In this excerpt from the Spin Off Winter 2017 article “The Continuous Thread,” Susan Clotfelter explores the slow-fashion movement and revitalization of the America’s textile industry through small-scale projects such as Rebecca Burgess’s Fibershed. Burgess is on a mission to change the way we clothe ourselves and relate to the contemporary textile industry. In 2010, […]

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