Class & Workshop Policies

We can schedule a class for your group of three or more or a lesson for you at a mutually agreeable time. Young children are welcome and need to be accompanied by a parent.

Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy: non-refundable deposit or full payment for the class holds your place and helps us plan. We will refund if we can fill your spot with another participant. If you need to cancel or change any classes, please send an e-mail with the specific changes you’d like to make to Class fees will be refunded if and when your place is filled from a waitlist for that class or event.

Basic Needle Felting

Classes by Appointment, group of 3 or more; Contact Marty to set up a date. 207-212-4058

We hope you enjoy the video lesson below with Marty providing brief needle felting instructions.

Class Description: Incredibly easy using special felting needles.

Relaxing, therapeutic, and very portable. Designed for the beginner to the advanced. Come and enjoy an afternoon with Marty and explore a relatively new art form.

Class fee:$30.00 per person includes materials.

Felting Fridays

Once a month, Call for schedule, 207-212-4058
1 PM to 3 PM
Great for beginners as well as inspiration for seasoned felters! Bring images for inspiration and guides for your own project. 

Bring your tools or use ours.

$30 includes fiber materials.

 Color Play Dyeing

Group Class Date: To be announced
Individual Lessons by Appointment

9 AM to 4 PM

Learn to dye wool in a hands-on workshop for all levels of experience. Take home a notebook of instructions, samples, and recipes. Try a variety of techniques with your favorite colors and the Color Grid from Kangaroo Dyer.

Fee: $275.00 per person includes dye notebook with instructions, samples, and dye kit (3 pkg dye & measuring tools). Bring 4 ounces of white or light colored wool, silk, or alpaca yarn to dye or purchase undyed wool skeins or roving here.

What to Expect
Mix stock solution using Cushings Dyes.
Experiment with various methods including:
parking meter for long skein
ball injection
roving in a jar
and more

Go home with yarn samples and the recipes.

Natural Dyes for Wool Workshop

Natural Dyeing at the Farm

Learn to dye wool with plants and weeds including indigo, marigolds, and madder root.

$75. Please You may bring 4-6 oz of natural fiber of your own to dye if you like. We will have wool skeins for you to purchase and dye. Bring a bag lunch.

Natural Dyes Learn to Dye Wool with natural dyes
Natural Plant Dyes for yarn, made in Maine

Wet Felting

Wet Felting 
By appointment, two hour session, $30 fee includes materials. 
This art form involves melding together colorful wool fibers into a wool base using hot water, a bit of soap, and a hand sander (without the sandpaper). This base, once dry, can be used as a background for an artful creation. Bring one or more images to guide your color selection.

Landscape Needle Felting

By appointment or TBD, 10 AM to 2 PM, $60 includes materials
We will embellish your background with needle felted colorful detail. Take either one or both parts – if only doing part two, let Marty know you would like to purchase a background to needle felt.

Portrait of Ewe Class

To Be Announced

This class will guide you through the creation of a needle felted portrait of one of our sheep. The final product is suitable for framing. $60 includes fiber materials – needle felting tools available for purchase separately or bring your own. Bring a bag lunch.

Beginner Spinning Classes 

Scheduled with individual participant at a mutually convenient time.

Learn the basics of spinning, rent a wheel and practice at home. Come back to learn to ply when you have two bobbins full. Student wheels available for rent at $10.00 per week or $35.00 per month. Deposit required.

Description: Suitable for ages 6 and up. Beginning to spin can be easy for some, tricky for others. Marty has figured out ways to get individuals started on a wheel by breaking it down into individual steps. First train your feet, then your hands, and put it all together.

For continued support, we will connect you with a group that can offer you much more. By appointment as scheduled for individuals (allow up to 2 hours). Contact us to arrange a time. $25.00 per hour (usually 2 hours) plus you purchase roving or batts to spin (about $10.00).

Contact us to schedule a day & time.
(207) 212-4058

Take a beginner spinning class to learn how to make yarn

Yarn & Yoga Retreats

We offer retreats twice per year, one in the spring and again in the fall. This is a general overview of what to expect.

Retreats run from 5 pm Friday to noon Sunday

Wendy Youmans, KYT

Wendy offers 4 gentle yoga classes for a deeply relaxing experience…

Your Retreat Includes
Abundant time for your favorite art.
Lodging at A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm.
Local food for 5 delicious home-cooked meals.
4 Gentle Yoga classes are designed for everyone.
Ample time to spend as you like.

To register and for information about lodging & meals contact us at or call (207) 212-4058. A non-refundable $40 deposit is required to hold your spot. The total cost of the weekend is $250.

For yoga questions please contact Wendy Youmans, certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher at or call (207) 540-4602.

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