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Fleece processing

Postby WayneG » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:22 pm

I have done some searching on the internet, looking for someone to custom process a fleece into a blanket. Anyone on this sight have any suggestions or experience with anyone.
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Fleece Processing

Postby Island Shepherd » Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:32 pm

Wayne,

In my area MacAusland's Woollen Mills Ltd. In PEI does a good job on blankets.
1-877-859-3005 www.peisland.com

There is a woman in MA that advertises for custom blankets www.blanketweave.com

I checked it out, and she was higher priced than MacAusland's, but other than that I don't have any first hand experience with her work.

Take care, Good luck.
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Postby Bill Fosher » Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:07 pm

I have handled blankets made by both Peggy and MacAuslands. Peggy's are more artisnal, and she offers more artistic variation of patterns. Both put out a very high quality blanket in my opinion, but Peggy's are more expensive.
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Postby MissTwist » Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:26 pm

I have a friend who sends all her wool to McAusland's and has always been happy with the blankets they produced. I intend to have them make me blankets from some of my wool this year.

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Postby WayneG » Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:32 pm

Thanks,
I sent an email to Peggy, will try to get one of to Ausland's too.
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Postby WayneG » Tue Mar 13, 2007 4:15 pm

I received a reply back from Peggy and she only deals with fleeces that are already spun.
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