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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Class fees will be refunded if and when your place is filled from a waitlist for that class or event.
A WRINKLE IN THYME FARM COVID POLICY
In order to manage the number of people at the farm at one time, please make an appointment to help us avoid transmission of the COVID virus. We ask that visitors let us know if you are not fully vaccinated and boosted. If you are not vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask and maintain 6 foot social distancing.
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.
Once a month, Call for schedule, 207-212-4058
1 PM to 3 PM
Great for beginners as well as inspiration for seasoned felters! Complete a Thyme Tile, start to finish, or bring 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
roving in a jar
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.
Landscape Felting Part I
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. During part one, we will make the background.
Landscape Felting Part II
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. $20.00 per hour (usually 2 hours) plus you purchase roving or batts to spin (about $10.00).
Contact us to schedule a day & time.
In our weekend retreats, we welcome you to accommodations in our rustic 1850s farmhouse. You can simply kick back and relax and you can also connect by helping with the chores. We serve family-style, home-cooked meals using farm-raised products and local products as much as possible. Ample time is available to enjoy the animals, relax, knit, or spin.
Yarn & Yoga retreats
5 pm Friday to noon Sunday
Wendy Youmans, KYT 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (207) 540-4602.
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