Faye Antolec, Owner/Artist
Wyld and Wooly LLC
In 2014 I retired from the corporate world with a vision of creating a fiber art business. My three sheep – Shirley, Bluebell, and Pearl - gave me the curiosity and inspiration to increase my knowledge of processing wool from start to finish - Sheep to Shawl - and to sell my products online and at local venues.
Although my journey started with hand processing my own sheep’s wool and spinning yarns, I was excited and amazed to see how much there was to learn within the fiber community! I read books, watched videos, took both in-person and online classes from around the world, attended retreats, and spent numerous hours networking with other fiber enthusiasts and small fiber businesses. I have developed a real passion to keep learning and creating and am currently enrolled in the Master Spinner Program working towards my certification.
Each piece I create is one-of-a-kind. I love to repurpose and recycle anything wool and incorporate color and texture into each piece. I continue to be intrigued with all the different wool fibers available to work with.
The items I create are available for purchase locally and online at WyldandWooly.com. My hand spun art yarns are also available at the Sievers Fiber Art School shop. I also share my passion and enthusiasm for wet felting and the fiber arts by teaching felting classes through the Oregon Community Ed Program.
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