2017 Rachael 12/2017--Gaaaahhhhh!! OMG ! I looooooooove the new SW BFL/nylon roving. It drafted amazing and the finished yarn… 200 yards of the colored, 56 yards of black. It’s going to make amaze balls socks! I so need more of this roving. I’m officially addicted. Jan 12/2017--My order came today and I love all the fluffies! The rolags in the mini spins are too cute. I didn’t realize the variety of different fibers I ordered in the mini spins. They’re going to be fun to play with. Thanks Beth. Deb 11/2017--My BFL grab bag is super. These are going to get some tone on tone add-ins of nylon, silk, firestar and bamboo before I start a new combo spin. Adrienne1/1/2017 12:49:06 am--I got my green dots art hackle cover, too. It’s awesome! I like how it blends with my dining room decor, and now I won’t have to cringe every time one of the kittens jumps on the sideboard. :-) Cindy1/3/2017 10:58:59 am--The yarn arrived and it is beautiful! Thank you! Rachael1/10/2017 03:34:44 pm--Gah! Beth the towels are fabulous! I’m so in love. Between the towels and the rug, my kitchen is starting to look cheerful. Rachael1/14/2017 09:33:24 pm--Yippee!! Got my Dr Who comb/hackle covers today. Fabulous, as usual, and I’m so incredibly glad I snagged them. Lucky me! Now my hackle needs a permanent home in a displayed position so it can be properly shown off without risk of injury. Thanks Beth! Rachael1/18/2017 04:24:48 pm--OMG Beth! That cotton roving is even prettier in person. I’m so completely in love. It’s definitely going to be next up on my supported spindles. Amy1/27/2017 11:51:25 am--My towels and alpaca stow-away arrived on Wednesday! The towels and roving are even prettier in person!! Thanks!! One of the towels is already needing it’s first wash -- I’m not sure what the girls have gotten on it!! But, oh, so soft!! (and I thought the same thing about placemats…perfect size-but I’m always needing towels and we have a ton of placemats… ) Deb1/27/2017 11:52:59 am--Beth--The rug and the towels, which I have promptly turned into placemats, are awesome. Deb2/2/2017 11:23:30 am--My towels and table runner arrived and they are awesome. Beth you are a wizard! Jenni2/8/2017 06:54:14 pm--I received my tools and covers and batt today Beth. Thank you so much! They are amazing! Pam2/16/2017 09:33:36 pm--Hi Beth, I received my combs today and they are Beautiful. I've combed some Romney locks and spun Them. Thank you for my lovely beautiful tools. Becky 7/2017--I just got my art hackle and hackle with hybrid comb. I've been playing with them this afternoon and I am very impressed with the design and quality of the workmanship of my new toys. Gayle 3/2017--Hi Beth and Eric, My order arrived yesterday, and oh my.......gorgeous! I was a little worried when I picked the box up from the PO, it has some damaged spots, but the packing protected it beautifully. I'm going to watch your videos for a refresher then time to play! Vickie 3/2017--The rug came today. Beautiful. It is perfect for what I want It for. Thank you sooooo much. Elaina 3/2017--The combs in eastern red cedar came today!. About 30 minutes ago and I already have a pile of separated thel and tog from an Iceland fleece. They are even prettier in person and feel so good in my hands. I am so very glad that I got them.
2016 Deb1/7/2016 01:00:01 am--The “In Flight” kit is very pretty and I’m itching to start it but I need to finish a couple of other spins first otherwise there’s nothing to spin it on! Jenni1/11/2016 12:16:51 am--Thanks so much for the Whispering Wind and Opal batts! I received my order Saturday! So quick and they are so beautiful! Rachael1/11/2016 12:34:48 am--Oooooohhhhh!! Hand pulled gradient roving from Blue Mountain Handcrafts arrived and boy oh boy is it fabulous! Superwash Merino and silk. Teal to eggplant purple to bright pea green. Oh so yes! I heart it so much!! Alison1/25/2016 05:21:22 am--My wheels and antiques thank you Beth. That Wood Balm is amazing! Rachael1/29/2016 04:57:07 am--Oh my gracious, Beth! How have I lived without “Who Are You”?? Bright, obnoxious, and soooooo pretty. I cannot wait to see it spun up, though I think I’m going to have it for the day I just need some extra cheer in my life. I can’t help but smile when I look at it. Love love love it! Deb1/29/2016 01:14:33 pm--Just got the Irish in my Coffee and the Alchemy kit! They are uber awesome! Terry1/30/2016 10:03:23 am--My Whiskey River batt came. It is gorgeous. It just may be the next fiber on my wheel. Karen2/5/2016 01:53:51 am--The bags and Grape gradient rolags arrived this week..they are all lovely and so glad they came to my house to live:). Thanks so much for the great packing, I think you are a tape wizard..no chance of that package being damaged in transit or anything falling out!! Thanks so much:) Rachael2/5/2016 05:25:24 am--Oh Beth those Angel of Small Death rolags came today and they’re even more gorgeous than I anticipated. I adore them! I swear you’re a miracle worker when it comes to color. I’m so glad I went against my “pink” reflex and ordered these. :) Sherri2/13/2016 02:02:45 pm--Hello Beth! I just wanted to let you know that I received my two pitch comb and hackle set with the protective covers as well as the little matching bag you made me for my hackle clamps. I am so pleased with the quality of everything. I look forward to ordering an Art Roving Hackle in the near future. The videos you've posted on YouTube are so incredibly helpful. Andrea2/25/2016 03:18:52 pm--i just want you to know that i received my gloriously beautiful 2-pitch hackle and comb set late last week, right on time and in perfect condition. since its arrival happened to coincide with an unexpectedly busy period in my life, i haven't yet had a chance to use it except for a few inept and desultory passes. but both my husband and i are still marvelling over the fantastic craftsmanship and engineering you've put into it–a combination of form, function, and finish that has resulted in a truly superior product and a thing of beauty besides. not to mention the most macho packaging job either one of us has ever seen ;*)! i may have a few questions down the line (since i have zero experience with wool combs of any ilk), but until i do, thank you again and again for everything… most sincerely wishing you the very best! Deb3/1/2016 12:31:11 pm--I got my gradient roving!!!!!!!! OMG it is gorgeous. Now I have to finish the bobbin that’s on the wheel so I can spin this. Carolyn3/13/2016 10:15:15 pm--I bought 4 tins of Wood Balm thinking 2oz wouldn't go far. Not true. It goes a long way and gives wood a deep luster! Also, I'm allergic to most scents. This product has a very light scent which doesn't linger. No problem for me. I'm a wood worker and have several spinning wheels I'll be using this on. Still experimenting, but I like what I'm seeing so far! Jennifer3/24/2016 09:44:47 am--My order arrived!! Thank you! It’s beautiful as always! I can’t wait to finish my Whispering Wind batts and free up a bobbin to start my new batts!! I wish I had more bobbins! Linda4/14/2016 07:45:14 am--Congrats on your 7 yrs anniversary : ). Received my order today, very happy. Perfect name “Bullfrog” Firestar, spot on colors and very pretty. Angelina’s are beautiful and can’t wait to work all those Mohair locks in a project. I need to do my homework on how to use them. Oh my goodness, the Lavender Wood Balm is wonderful. I’ve been potting heirloom tomatoes today and hands got really dry. Took a break and did a little work on my Joy 2 spinning wheel with the Wood Balm. Beautiful, buffs nice and feels like satin. And my hands, took that dryness away and the smell is heavenly. Love this stuff. tempted to put on my face ; ). Plan to get more goodies for sure, great service. Thank You so very much! Doris4/24/2016 11:14:19 am--Dear Beth and Eric, I am very, very happy! Everything arrived and is just beautiful. Thank you both,Eric, lovely workmanship, and to you, Beth, for the beautiful BFL. It is a gorgeous dye job. Aimee5/22/2016 07:03:19 pm--My cormo lamb, firestar and carding kit came last week--fabulous as always!! Rachael6/22/2016 03:20:51 pm--Oh! Oh! Oh! Beth those Swirly Spins are so beyond gorgeous! There’s another set of Senseless Beauty and I’m sooooo tempted to snatch it up too because OMG! I love the size too. They’re not so big that they would be unwieldy to work with as you spin. I don’t know why but I pictured them bigger, but I’m super glad it’s two smaller ones and not one giant one. Anyhow, just wanted you to know that I am super excited to spin these up and I think they’re definitely going to be a regular prep I buy from you. I usually went for rolags or kits, but these look perfect for being any prep I feel like at the moment I pick it up to spin. Paulette7/7/2016 11:35:48 pm--I received my Emperor braids today. O.M.G!!!! They are even more gorgeous in real life. Sooooo glad I got them both. Thank you Beth! Jenni8/11/2016 10:46:05 am--Beth I got my tops last night. They are beautiful! Hinterland is even prettier than the picture! Thank you! Paulette9/14/2016 09:34:04 pm--Got my order today. G.E.E.O.R.G.E.E.O.U.S.!!!! The colors in the cotton are intense and I love, love, love the turquoise/red in “Now What?”. Now I just need some time to spin it. I’m beginning to think “time” is hopeless and I’m simply stockpiling for old age. wait a minute…old age is here, so where’s the time? Jan10/12/2016 10:34:03 am--My tool set arrived ! It is beautiful and I am delighted. Thank you for doing your craft so well. Rachael12/15/2016 11:48:52 am--OMG Beth! The rug is GORGEOUS! I love it so bad! It’s definitely going in my kitchen because it’s too cute to be wasted under a chair. It’s going to make me smile every time I go in my kitchen, and if that’s not an accomplishment I don’t know what is. Lena12/15/2016 02:33:10 pm--My package arrived today. The combs are so beautiful! Thank you so much. Anita12/16/2016 10:10:45 am--I got my cotton rovings yesterday! They are ABSOLUTELY LOVELY!!! Joelle12/24/2016 07:44:48 pm--My towels arrived!!! They are gorgeous!!!!
2015 Carol1/8/2015 08:38:15 am--I received my order and it is fabulous. When I see some of the workmanship of other fiber tools and then compare them to yours, well, there is NO comparison. Thank you for the time and attention to detail put into these works of art.May I ask: I usually work with my alpaca as it comes off the animal. In other words I skirt it but I do not wash it until processed into yarn. I read to never comb dirty fleece and I certainly do not want to harm these tools so.....should I wash the alpaca first? I always wash wool because of the lanolin, just not my alpaca. Sylvie1/28/2015 02:42:56 am--My combs arrived and I am absolutely pleased with the quality. It was well worth the wait. ++ Chocolate was delish. I’m saving for more toys! Have a great day, Connie1/28/2015 02:43:41 am--I just wanted to let you know that I got my shipment yesterday. I couldn't be more pleased! It was all beautiful and I can't wait to start spinning it! Teri1/28/2015 02:45:07 am--I just got my SAL fiber kit today. The colors in #1 are just plain gorgeous Beth the pictures didn’t do it justice. Right now I am just rubbing my cheeks with the softness of it all. Now it is what to do with all this wonderful fiber. Jenni1/28/2015 02:45:43 am--Yippee! I just got home from work 2 hours late BTW, and opened my package! So beautiful! Thank you Beth! Carissa1/28/2015 02:46:44 am--Beth, it’s gorgeous! Can’t wait to play! Paulette1/28/2015 02:47:38 am--My kits came today!!!!! I had a meeting/luncheon out of town this morning and I arrived home to find a package waiting for me. GORGEOUS!!!! Can’t wait to start playing with them. Mei1/28/2015 11:48:34 pm--Just to let you know that the comb and hackle set has arrived on last Friday. They are so beautifully crafted and I love it so much. Thanks again. Anita1/30/2015 04:25:53 am--SQUEEEEEEE!!!!!!! It’s here!!!!!! :D I love, love, love my new comb/hackle set! And the covers, how freakin cute! Tell Eric that he really outdid himself with this set, it’s gorgeous. And of course you did a fabulous job of polishing the tines. he he. I love those sheepie covers, so glad I was able to snag those before anyone else saw them! Liz2/4/2015 06:20:58 am--Squeee! I got my Inspired rolags today!! Beth you really nailed it with this colorway(Crazy Like A Fox)!! It is jaw droppingly GORGEOUS!! Deb2/4/2015 10:57:40 pm--I love the orchid rolags and all my lavender add-ins that came yesterday. Pat2/12/2015 08:17:44 am--Hi Beth, I was so pleased to get the art hackle in the post today. It is a work of art. Please let your hubby know how impressed I am with his craftsmanship. I've been practicing and see there is a bit of a learning curve. But I'm starting to get the hang of it and am having a blast. Thank you so much for your wonderful work and outstanding service! Lydia3/21/2015 04:00:13 am--I got my Harbinger of Spring kit yesterday - and it’s LOVELY! I can’t wait to card it up into some fun batts. Terry3/29/2015 03:32:44 am--The hackle is absolutely beautiful. The workmanship is the best I have seen. Impressive attention to all the small details; no corners were cut in the assembly. If I ever get brave enough to try the combs, the will definitely come from your shop. The hackle works just like your video. Now I just need to learn to diz. It was a sad first attempt. Jennifer4/15/2015 11:21:32 am--Hi again! My combs just showed up in today's mail :D. They look perfect! I can't wait to get combing. Paulette5/13/2015 11:46:14 am--Got my ‘I See Fire’ today in the mail. G.E.O.R.G.E.O.U.S!! The pics don’t do it justice. Oh, and thanks for the candy. Bit O Honey…one of my favs and the next best thing to chocolate, if there is such a thing. :-) Sharon 5/14/2015 10:56:34 am--Your craftsmanship is OUTSTANDING!!! My new comb set (purple heart and cherry) came in time for my 65th Birthday (was that neat or what??!!), I had waited years before I bought a set, so very glad I waited - now I feel I have the BEST!!. The Art Blending Hackle is also a WORK OF ART - love the woods used (tiger wood and purple heart). Now I can't wait until the next quota opens so I can order a set of Hand Cards. Also have to comment, items were SO WELL PACKED !! And the quality of the tines -- look long and sharp, but are very safe. SO PLEASED with my order and your SUPER SERVICE !! Thanks again, Deb6/18/2015 07:39:26 am--Got my extra add-ins today. Awesomeness! Colleen7/1/2015 03:45:20 am--I just got my midnight heathered rolags!!!! ♥ ♥ ♥! They’re so soft & gorgeous! I want to spin them N.O.W., but I’m going to add them to the pile for TdF. 3 more days! Anita7/1/2015 02:05:30 pm--I got my order the other day too & forgot to tell you… it’s all gorgeous!!! I’ll be glad when everything here calms down a little so I can play with my fibers again. Faye7/22/2015 04:55:40 am--Hello, I received my order yesterday. It arrived timely and in excellent condition. I can't wait to start using the blending hackle. I plan to watch some of your videos today. Carol8/6/2015 03:20:16 am--I just received the most gorgeous batt in the mail-Charming the Beast-which I had the great luck to win in your monthly drawing. Wow, I mean, "WOW"! Sooo soft, sooo glittery, sooo my favorite colors..... Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Carol8/6/2015 03:22:47 am--I had the marvelously good fortune to be the recipient of your monthly reward. WOW....Charming the Beast batt is amazing-soft, shiney,my absolute favorite colors...I just cannot say enough to express just how much I love it! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Deb8/10/2015 02:10:42 am--My “one for the guys” roving arrived Saturday and it’s awesome. This may be one of my all time favorites. Terry8/10/2015 02:19:43 am--I love my new bag! Sharon8/18/2015 05:37:17 am--My combs came yesterday, and I am just THRILLED with them – they are SO beautiful !!! Also, Thank You for all the extra goodies. My husband and I enjoyed the honey toffee – do you make them? And I really appreciate the knitting needle gauge/diz, it is really sweet. So impressed with your husband’s woodworking, they combs are strong and sturdy as well as being beautiful, and you have packed them SO well, I try to store them in the same way, you have really perfected that elastic twist!! Have a Super Day – I am hurrying off to try my new combs – have all my dark grey mohair, and dark grey wool ready to put together towards spinning and weaving my ‘lord of the rings’ hooded cloak! Mary Ann8/20/2015 12:09:17 am--I just received my 3 ounces of Just Peachy and my 4.2 ounces of Sugar Plum! My, oh my , they are wonderful! I should have waited to pick my next fiber to spin! While I finish with my red sparkly batt, I can figure out which one of these gems I want to do! Brian9/13/2015 04:55:08 am--FINALLY, spun the bfl Cool Beans fiber! Your prep and coloring are absolute fantastic. Kevin9/16/2015 09:24:51 am--I just received an order of firestar that I ordered on Sunday 9/13. Super happy!! I can't wait to use it !!! Also thanks for bit o' honey, it's one of my favorites. Elaine9/29/2015 04:29:42 am--I got my 2 pitch comb and hackle set Saturday, and was super excited! I used them on Sunday, and am in love! They are so well made. Heavy, but not fatiguing. I love them so much. Gisela 9/30/2015 04:09:50 am--I absolutely LOVED my handspun sky gradient yarn. So light but thick enough to keep me warm. I just wish there were more yarn we could choose from here. Would totally buy it. It was worth every dollar I spent:) Jennifer10/26/2015 03:17:50 am--Good Afternoon, Just received my blending hackle in the mail. It is marvelous....beautiful, functional, absolutely everything I've been looking for. Thank you so much, Judy10/26/2015 03:18:53 am--Please pass on my appreciation to your husband for his incredible work. I still have to keep taking the hackle out and just look at it for a bit, then put it away. I don’t want to use it since I know I will add a few scratches! My goodness that Red Cedar is beautiful! I have all kinds of things dreamed up in my head to put on it though! I’ll have to order some fun fluff from you to make some incredible art yarns! Thanks again!!!!! Lenora11/2/2015 02:11:48 pm--Got home from work this evening to my package from Blue Mtn Handcrafts! My comb & hackle set arrived and it is sooo beautiful! My husband Bill was very impressed with the quality of workmanship in these tools. Love the cute hackle & comb "covers" I purchased to protect the tines and "wood balm" to protect the lovely wood grain. Can't wait to try them out this week on some Jacob fleece that I've cleaned. Thank you Beth and Eric for creating such outstanding products, videos & newsletters! Deb11/7/2015 06:42:58 am--My wood balm and add-ins arrived. Perfect as always. :) Andrea11/9/2015 12:46:33 am--thanks so very much–i just got my package today(!!), and now i know what a really professional rolag looks like ;*)! they are beautiful, and beautifully soft, and basically look just like the picture on your website (colors true, etc., and i truly looove the fawn alpaca). in short, you and BMH are a class act, with all aspects of my order meeting or exceeding all expectations (this from someone who has become very leery of ordering on line...). can't wait to put them on the wheel! Jenni11/14/2015 07:40:40 am--I received my squishies today! Thank you! They are lovely! I adore the Autumn Magic and White Magic!! They are gorgeous! And the Dancing down the Moon is lovely! Rachael12/4/2015 06:32:52 am--Oh wow! Eric has outdone himself this time. Just received my hand combs (oak and walnut) and they are stunning. Excellent craftsmanship, as usual, and the wood grain turns almost iridescent in the light. Too bad I can’t get that to show in the picture. Nice and light weight, and the handles are super comfortable. And one of my favorite parts of BMH tools: no needle-sharp tines waiting to impale my clumsy self. I can’t wait to play! Thanks again for a wonderful product. :) Wilma12/5/2015 10:51:07 am--Fiber came today and I was well pleased. Thank you for the cute mag net. it will go on the door to the garage with list of pick ups. thank you Jane12/9/2015 03:08:12 am--I ordered the wood balm for use on a new e-spinner. The product was shipped very fast. Effort had gone into making the packaging attractive. The balm works well and is pleasant to use. The store owner maintains excellent communication regarding orders. I would happily order from this store again.
2014Colleen1/13/2014 03:00:56 am--Hey Beth, I got the Storm Clouds batts the other day, and they. are. amazing. Seriously, I could cry they’re so beautiful. I also got the Saginaw roving today…haven’t had a chance to sit down and really admire it, but what I did see, it’s as lovely as I expected Paulette1/13/2014 03:01:37 am--OMG!! I got my “Wild Ride” today and the colors are stunning!!! I might have to put this to the front of the spin list. Liz1/13/2014 03:02:16 am--I just got my Indian Blanket batt from BMH. It’s even prettier in person!!!!!!!!! Wicked GORGEOUS! Liz1/13/2014 03:02:48 am--Just got my Bird of Paradise on Toast batt. It is jaw dropping beautiful! Candy1/13/2014 03:03:24 am--I love walnut. The darker the better. Hey Beth tell Eric that I LOVE me Art Hackle!!! Andrew said it was gorgeous. Wheeeeeeee!! Deb1/19/2014 10:57:36 am--Jumping up and down!!!!!!! My hackle came yesterday and I finally got to open it. Love it. The oak and walnut makes a super looking hackle. Janice1/19/2014 10:58:52 am--just got my cards on the mail. They are awesome! Thank you Lydia1/28/2014 03:17:05 pm--I received my 4 pitch comb and hackle set yesterday - and WOW! They are even more beautiful in person. :) I only had time to comb two nests so far, but I am already SO pleased! I also have a set of BMH hand combs which I love, but having the stationary hackle and 2-handed comb make it very fast and easy work, and the results are fantastic. These tools are a work of art, the craftsmanship is incredibly impressive - obviously made by a master carpenter! Thank you Eric & Beth! Colleen1/29/2014 08:08:08 am--OMG, I GOT BMH FIBER PACKAGE TODAY! I had ordered “Blood Orange” and “Tweed” hand-pulled rovings. They are sooooooooooo gorgeous! A zillion times prettier than I expected (and I was expecting them to be pretty darn amazing). I’m so excited, I wish I could call in “sick” to work so I can stay home and play! Beth, I swear I could order “blind” from your website and absolutely love whatever appears on my doorstep. You are truly a fiber artist! Colleen1/31/2014 03:47:58 pm--Started spinning “blood orange” last night. It ought to be called “crack cocaine”. I think I’m completely addicted. Beth, I’d love to see more “fruit”-inspired rovings--lemon/lime, blueberry, sour apple, kiwi fruit! Kelly2/3/2014 07:19:20 am--They’re here!! 2 pitch comb and hackle in cherry & regular. They are absolutely beautiful! I’m surprised at their weight. I was expecting something -much- heavier! It is a nice surprise to find out they aren’t though. Vickie2/19/2014 02:09:35 am--Just got my Dark Fairy Queen rollags….. I’m in Love with them…. Thankyou..Just like the picture. I love your stuff! Kelly2/19/2014 02:10:38 am--I got my “Dark Fairy” and “Tethered Dream” kits today. Beautiful as always. The red in the “Dark Fairie” is quite striking! Liz2/19/2014 02:11:29 am--It is grey out. It is cold out. And it is snowing. AGAIN. But no worries. I just got a big dose of spring-my “Heart of Springtime” batts just arrived!!!! The pics do not do this any justice-it is a cheery array of daffodil yellow, robins egg blue, cream and tulip red with loads of shine and sparkle! Jessica3/14/2014 09:28:24 am--I received my 4 pitch comb and hackle set a couple weeks ago and am thrilled with it totally! I apologize for not thanking y’all sooner but have been super busy and a bit run down with all my activity. I expected the comb to be very heavy, even normal weight, but its so perfectly balanced it is a joy to use and isn’t heavy at all once in motion. Even tho these locks are super long with suspected weakness about mid staple, I ran off the lot with no breakage in the fiber at all. And there was basically NO WASTE! Wow. These came just in time to work on my long wool combing and I have been busy combing and dizzing till I cannot swing the comb anymore. Eric is amazing. His work is impeccable. I am sure he spent a long time getting the size and balance et al just right and it shows in his workmanship and how well the set works together. This set is a treasure tool for me. Well worth the wait and the price. I love the walnut and cherry and the set in clamps are perfect for attaching to my counter in the spinning room. Please let Eric know how very satisfied I am with the set!!! Satisfied isn’t a strong enough word, but my vocabulary fails me today. :)
Dharmahandspun4/8/2014 09:24:04 am--Hi Beth, just wanted to let you know I’ve received the Rumpelstiltskin batt and it’s gorgeous! I’m core spinning it and it’s a dream to spin. :) Renee4/9/2014 01:03:10 am--My wool combs arrived this week and they are perfect. Thank you. The work is splendid and I am looking forward for our weather to turn colder, as we are entering Autumn over here in Australia, so that I can get my new Blue Mtn combs to work on some dark brown Merino fleeces that I have stashed away. Bonnie4/24/2014 11:46:39 am--I just got my two pitch comb and hackle set I oak. It is beautiful. The workmanship is amazing. I can’t wait to play! I mean, get to work on some fleece ;) P. Allred5/30/2014 01:31:24 pm--The combs arrived today. I am very happy with the way they feel in my hands. The craftsmanship is outstanding.My husband said "WOW" when I showed them to him.Thank you very much and well worth the wait. Rachael 6/6/2014 05:32:23 am--Got my hackle and comb set from Blue Mountain Handcrafts and I'm so excited to start playing! The craftsmanship is incredible! I'm so glad I decided to spend the extra money and get it from BMH. Now I get to learn how to comb and have some lovely suri to practice on. You guys are the best! Thanks for the awesome customer service. P.Allred6/8/2014 04:26:51 am--We got done shearing the Alpacas several days ago. I started working with my super grade A+ Alpaca. The point of the email...Tell your husband the combs are beyond words. The design unlike others. I find the front edge with the deeper recess the best for combing. Allows easier access while combing. I just want him to know I truly appreciate his time in perfecting a tool. His craftsmanship shines. Thank you. Lynn7/7/2014 03:44:47 am--I received my order and the rolags are fantastic. Also my apron is beautiful. Thank you for the fast service. Especially with the holiday! Adrienne7/7/2014 10:03:46 am--This was my big Christmas present, and I literally stalked the postman all day. I knew it was good news when he parked in front of the house instead of driving to the box. When I saw him wielding that dastardly pink card, I was very thankful to be ready to pounce. No way was he going to get away with stashing my combs at the Post Office! Nuh-uh!! I had that door open before he even got to the steps…PJ’s or not!! So he handed me the pen and turned around to go get my box. Happy Dance!! Beth, please tell Eric that his work is a piece of art! Totally.Worth.The.Wait. I love the way the clamps fit so smoothly against the table, and the wood is to die for. The combs feel so good in my hands. I haven’t gotten a chance to use them yet because Chelsea kitty was awake and curious, but I’ll definitely post pictures when I start to play. Meanwhile, I put them in the place of honor where they’ll live when not in use. Karen8/30/2014 08:02:18 am--OMG…the hackle arrived today..it is so lovely…and thanks for your very careful packing..the box looked like it had a rough journey but the contents arrived intact thanks to you….hmmm. Now I will need a cover..wonder where I can get one of those;). I seem to remember seeing a pink one..somewhere….. Pinar9/14/2014 04:48:15 am--Beth, can I just say that I’m over the MOON happy with the package I got yesterday????? Well, even if I can’t, I WILL SAY IT!
Michelle9/19/2014 04:28:08 am--Hi there! Thank you for my lovely 2 pitch comb and hackle set in walnut and leopard wood!! I love it and have been busily washing my home-grown merino wool and combing it. The vegetable matter and last bits of fine dirt are coming out beautifully! I am so happy with the craftsmanship of your tools. Susan10/5/2014 01:15:27 pm--Thank you for your email and the info on the shipping. The package arrived Thursday in good shape. I was looking online for suitable oils/waxes to nourish and polish my spinning wheel (which has been in a hot and dry storage space in Western Colorado for several months), and your website came up in my search I like the idea of no chemicals in the wax, and of using essential oils. It's so cute the way you have the waxing cloth tied in ribbon right in the cellophane wrapper with the wax. The bags look beautiful and are for Christmas gifts -- one for my mother (who can use it with her crochet project), and one for my sister (to hold quilting items). I won't have access to my spinning wheel until November, so will be applying the wax then. I liked your website a lot! Thank you very much! Ellen10/14/2014 02:10:36 am--I wanted to tell you that my order arrived quickly and the Firestar is beautiful! Hal10/14/2014 02:11:11 am--i received the standard 4 pitch combs last night! they are just lovely tools nicely made! thank you so much!!! Dinah10/18/2014 12:17:25 pm--dear beth, all of the tools that you all made me are RIDICULOUSLY beautiful. i am over the moon. most gorgeous things that i have ever seen, and a JOY to use..........thank you. Thank you, THANK YOU!!!! Carolyn11/16/2014 03:25:07 am--Hi Beth,The comb and hackle set is fabulous......so much easier and faster to use than my commercially made mini combs( which I will now try to sell). And the tools are gorgeous. Thanks so much to you and your husband. Your video was very helpful, too! Have a great weekend and thanks again! Desiree11/16/2014 03:25:49 am--I just have to post! I received my new tools :) and immediately had to try them out. They are just wonderful and the comb is very well balanced and easy to hold :) Julie11/18/2014 02:08:33 am--Wowzo! You sure make pretty stuff!!! Love my goodies. Shelly11/21/2014 08:35:25 am--Hi Beth, I received my beautiful art roving hackle during the week just gone. Please pass my regards onto Eric for his amazingly beautiful craftsmanship. I am SO impressed with the tools he makes and love nothing more than to buy quality items directly from the people who make them. I proudly show them to people I know and they are also extremely impressed. Carol12/9/2014 06:31:52 am--Hello,I received the combs and they are gorgeous-I can hardly wait to use them!! Thank you so much, Lynda12/9/2014 06:32:40 am--got my comb and hackle set yesterday and I love it! I don't have time to play right now but will soon. I will watch your youtube and see how it works too. Thanks! It is beautiful! Meg12/9/2014 06:35:00 am--Thank you so much…my order arrived yesterday and it is wonderful. I can't wait to start some blending. I just wanted to correct my e-mail address. BTW, I really enjoy the youtube videos you and your family produce. very helpful and nicely done. I look forward to more. Janet12/11/2014 04:14:49 am--Just wanted to let you know the comb & hackle arrived and that they are gorgeous. Expect I'll be ordering a 4 pitch hybrid at some point too. Valerie12/11/2014 04:22:13 am--I received the package this morning. I am delighted, all is magnificent, very beautiful Libra rolags and the Angelina is superb. A big thank you! Carolyn12/22/2014 02:49:19 am--Hi Beth,I want to wish you and your husband Happy Holidays! I love my art hackle and my two pitch comb and hackle set!! They are wonderful tools. Now, of course, I find myself very much wanting a set of hand combs, so I check your ready-to-ship tool site daily. Deb12/22/2014 02:49:56 am--I just have to say how much I am enjoying working with my Leaf Litter kit (again). I just created the 2nd batt set to spin and it’s just amazing. Sandra12/22/2014 02:52:43 am--I’ve just spun 2 wonderful rolags - Birth of the Butterfly & Inflight. Never spun from rolags before these and am now hooked. Such beautiful colorways. Thank you.
2013 Phyllis5/2/2013 04:14:07 pm--Beth, I have been a customer for such a short time and can only speak to the merchandise I have purchased. The Irish comb and hackle cover set and green fiber goodies are very nice and the covers well made. I won’t be getting my set until later in the summer, but by others comments I know I will enjoy using them. The things I like the best about you is that you are a small family run business that seems to be doing it right and the information you share in the tutorials you do. Deb2/2/2014 06:15:27 am--I haven't received anything from BMH that I don't love. My latest "big" acquisition is my Art Hackle. All I can say is WOW! Lovechild5/2/2013 04:16:23 pm--Having tried over seven different brands of combs on the market, I find BMH tools to be the best out there in terms of performance and craftsmanship - not to mention the most beautiful! And Beth is so generous with her time and energy in making and sharing her educational videos with the fiber community - they gave me the confidence that I would know how to use my tools once I received them. I LOVE my BMH tools and the fabulous service from the BMH family! ;) Pat5/20/2013 04:29:07 pm--I just received the spinning kits I ordered today. Beautiful stuff, soft, shimmery, looks magical. I can hardly wait to start spinning it! I have also been enjoying your videos:) Jan5/23/2013 01:45:26 pm--I just got my order of 1oz SW BFL braids. I’ll need to get some more. They are terrific! And I love the new business card. Lorrie5/31/2013 04:26:25 am--Just picked up my Art Hackle from the post office and Wow!! I am so pleased with this tool. It's so well made and beautifully done too. Definitely well worth the wait and I will be showing it off to my guild just as soon as I can. Thanks for making such quality equipment for us fibre enthusiasts. Colleen6/5/2013 11:19:39 am--I just received the Vista Valley Rolags! They are SO GORGEOUS--more beautiful than even the picture was! Unbelievable! Thank you so much! happy happy happy Sasha6/21/2013 06:05:27 am--One happy spinner here! The Wood Balm took my new to me vintage Ashford from dull to beautiful! Smells nice and my hands are soft now too! Marion7/31/2013 05:53:18 am--A few weeks ago the hackles received. I'm very, very happy with them. Ben has work on the table so the hackle does fit. I'm on ravelry too and am a member of your group and some others. I'm so happy that I found a site where I can learn much about handcrafts. I'm a member for 2 months, but I didn't know good how to use, but no I'm often on ravelry. Much greetings and very much thanks to your husband. The hackles are really the best I have ever seen. Kristin7/31/2013 05:54:15 am--I wanted to drop you a note to tell you that the Roxbury rolags were a joy to spin. I am a newer spinner and these were a great experience. I can't wait to get more! Hope you have a great week! Thanks so much again and I'm so glad to have stumbled upon your shop! Claire7/31/2013 07:56:04 am--Sorry I didn’t tell earlier, but my Internet connexion was down ! I got my tools last week and what can I say... A huge thank you !! I just love them ! They are so beautifully handcrafted ! And so efficient ! Thank you also for the perfect shipping and the cute card... and for the nice transaction and contact. It was a real pleasure, I will write about it on my blog and let you know when the article is published : I hope it will bring you french customers, your work really deserves it . Bonnie8/2/2013 01:03:47 pm--My first ever BMH Fiber Kit arrived the other day and I love it! The fiber is so soft and the quality is great. The color combo rocks. I can’t wait to start playing with it…once I stop petting it and start figuring out how I want to process and spin it. Jean9/17/2013 09:51:45 am--Hi Beth,Oh my gosh!!! I am hooked. I absolutely love the carding kits you put together for me and was so impressed with how quickly I received them! I also received my Fancy Kitty Blending Palette yesterday and made my first ever big fat skooooshi roLOG following your video. It was very helpful. I spun it as soon as it was finished! Soooo much fun! Julietalink 10/18/2013 04:50:35 pm--awesome seller, sent the package very fast and i love the productsproductsct!!!! and i hope to make something gorgeous with this. i´m very happy with my purchase Kay S.11/1/2013 04:43:29 pm--Love the good craftsmanship of this project bag. Kelly11/1/2013 04:48:05 pm--My Wild Lupines kit arrived today! OMG!! I have never seen such pretty fibers! The purple is amazing! I was a little nervous when it was described as “electric violet” but it is positively gorgeous! Paulette11/1/2013 04:49:08 pm--Beautiful!!!!! My kit came today too! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!!!! Can’t wait to get started. Diana11/8/2013 02:53:34 am--The hack and comb arrived yesterday, and wow! They are beautiful! And even better - they work so nicely - I love how I can use both sides of the hack in combing. Thanks for a great product!
Cherie1/15/2013 05:22:48 am--I love my comb and hackle set and am using it to save as much fiber as possible from my dual coated Shetland fleece. I call it my nightmare fleece as it has been such a disappointment from the moment it arrived. Carissa1/15/2013 05:23:40 am--I have made many purchases of Blue Mountain Handcraft products and the reason behind my repeat purchases are; They make incredible handcrafted fiber tools that not only are a work of art but get the job done. They have excellent customer service. Beth, Katie, and Alex create gorgeous fibery concoctions I simply cannot resist. They are a USA, family based, small business. They put on exciting fiber SALs, KALs, and give-aways. Thank you BMH keep the goodness coming! Camille1/15/2013 05:26:10 am--Oh my, what beautiful tools! Thanks much for taking such pride in craftsmanship! I got my comb and hackle and I can’t wait to give them a try! Emily1/17/2013 04:07:44 am--I got the comb and hackle set came in the mail today! It was just in time for a product photo shoot. So, we included the comb in some of the combed top photos. They look fantastic! They also feel great and cannot wait to find a sturdier table to get my feet wet. :) Darlene1/28/2013 07:36:53 am--I received the wood balm I ordered and immediately opened it and gave my new (old) wheel a rub down. I have a Country Craftsman wheel that was made in 1987 and I don't think it was ever used. The wood is beautiful now! I wish I had taken before and after pictures. Before the wood looked 'ashen'. Now it is 'glowing'. What an amazing difference! I bought three and after seeing how great this made my wheel look I gave one to a spinner friend for her wheel. Thank you for making this amazing balm. Paulette1/29/2013 08:28:35 am--I received my Art Roving Hackle and set of Hand Combs several days ago. They are just as gorgeous as my other tools from BMH. Have I mentioned before how comfortable they are in ones hands? Well…they are! Makes processing less of a job and much easier on the wrists and hands. Thank you Beth and Eric for such a wonderful product! Daphne2/5/2013 07:17:11 am--They arrived today! Both the comb/hackle and the art roving hackle are amazing! I am so happy with this purchase! :) I can’t wait to set them up and start playing! Deb2/6/2013 09:10:40 am--My bag just came and I love it. Daphne2/7/2013 02:14:00 am--I have a very vm-y Finn that was taking 5-6 passes on my mini combs to get processed out. I did it in 1 1/2 on my new comb/hackle. Lots of waste but most of it was unusable dirty fiber so I am just taking my losses on this one. The other Finn I bought is beautiful but I promised myself I wouldn’t play with it until this one was finished :) Thank you Beth and Eric for making such wonderful tools! My husband was shocked at first when I ordered these and he found out how much I spent but when they came yesterday he was wowed and could give nothing but compliments. Said he definitely thought I got my money’s worth! I agree and then some! :) Teri2/9/2013 11:34:44 am--I am doing the happy dance right now. I just got my Art Hackle about 5 minutes ago. I was hoping it would come today I was sitting right by the door. I was making sure that I could hear when it was put on the porch. Well I should say dropped it. Sometimes I wonder about this mail service we have here. It was in perfect condition and love the color of the Walnut and Oak woods. So now I am off to play. Candy2/10/2013 04:42:16 am--Got a fun package yesterday Beth….Damn it is awesome. I am blown away by how gorgeous the Night Creature Batt is…LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Hmmmm I think I need the last one too! I’m off to go purchase it.hehehehe. Darlene2/14/2013 04:27:25 am--The combs arrived yesterday and they are wonderful!! Thank you so much. Carissa2/16/2013 11:16:44 am--Beth, omg! I got my hand combs today and they are beautiful! Thank you! And tell Eric I LOVE them! :D Dianne3/1/2013 11:16:35 am--Ah, much excitement at my house yesterday afternoon - parcel deliveries are always a source of excitement, particularly for me, Lasa (my Birman cat) and Lilith (my Boston Terrier) - it’s usually a joint effort to open the box/parcel here. So there I was sitting on the floor opening the box, with Lilith in my lap (to be between me and the goodies), Lasa trying very hard to get into said box (as cats are want to do), and inside the box….. the most beautiful TOOLS I had ever seen. Wild ‘happy dancing’ occurring Downunder at the moment. ;-) Eric, thank you, thank you, thank you, great workmanship, and Beth, your wonderful tutorials made it very easy for me to set up the tools and play - though, I suspect I may have to watch the ‘dizzing off’ tutorial video a few more times lol. Meta3/15/2013 11:43:17 am--I have received my bag in the mail, packed my board and accessories into it and have gotten lots of compliments! Thank you so much Beth, for building me an awesome bag. I love the pillow! =} Mary H5/2/2013 03:53:38 pm--Beth - I received my beautiful comb and hackle set yesterday! Though it seemed like a long time since I ordered, the quality of the workmanship of your products made it worth every minute. Robyn B5/2/2013 03:54:29 pm--I am a happy camper; my lap apron and Fancy kitty blending board bag arrived today!!! Beautiful work, Beth. I am so happy to have a home for my board, and I will never get tired of looking at my gorgeous lap apron while I work. Beth, I’d be honored to have either or both of my items pictured on your order page or anywhere else! I LOVE them!!!!! If anyone is on the fence about having Beth make you a bag, covers or apron, hop on over that fence and do it!!! Beth 5/2/2013 03:57:54 pm--This wax is yummy! I love the way it glides on and the fab smell of lavender wafts through the air every time I walk past my spinning wheel. I bought 3 tins but 1 tin covered my entire spinning wheel as well as my niddy noddy! Perfection!! M. Allison5/2/2013 03:58:44 pm--Any package containing a treat gets a "positive" from me, but the silk is beautiful as well! :-) Jamie 5/12/2013 11:00:49 pm--Thank you so very much for the effort and time going into those videos! I have been watching you tube and you have some great postings! Many Thanks! This reply is also in effort for the drawing ending this month - May 31st! Thank you! Joelle 12/7/2013 08:06:27 am--Oh My Goodness I am in LOVE with the bag you made for my Fancy Kitty Artists Blending Palette! It is absolutely beautiful and the construction is top-notch. My sister knew it was from Blue Mountain Handcrafts even before she saw the logo since she has a small project bag of yours and recognized the quality right away!
Marilyn5/24/2012 04:49:54 am--I have your Hybrid comb and hackle and recently added a 2-pitch comb for shorter fibers. I am a relatively new spinner (1 1/2 years) but have had the opportunity in that time to try out a variety of combs and I can say -- hands down -- Blue Mountain’s are the best! I really appreciate the thought and effort that went into designing them that makes them such a pleasure to use. Thank you Beth and Eric for making such high quality products, and Beth, your tutorials are invaluable. Well done! Vickie5/25/2012 07:17:12 am--The Wood Balm works like a charm on some little wooden spinning bowls I bought. Smells great (I got the cedarwood). I'll be back for more because I thought of other uses for it around here! thanks! Kathy6/16/2012 06:01:55 am--Just wanted to let you know that I received the four-pitch hackle and comb set. I have already combed quite a pile of roving out of some wool I had just waiting for their arrival. I can't say enough about how well they work. Superb. The workmanship is fabulous; almost too beautiful to use. These are truly a work of art. Thanks. Tracy7/6/2012 03:36:38 am--Beth, I just want to let you know that I received my hackle today. What a beautiful piece of equipment--Eric is really a craftsman! I have already dizzed off 1 oz. of roving. Thanks for such a positive experience in purchasing JoAnn7/25/2012 11:16:51 am--Hi Beth & Eric, The tools arrived about 30 minutes ago. They are gorgeous! I immediately stopped my house cleaning, set up the hackle and grabbed some wool. I've been waiting for a long time to try this and it was easy!!! I have watched your videos several times and was able to comb the wool and diz it off. How fun is that! I'm sure you get messages like this one all the time, but I just had to share. I will certainly enjoy working with my wool even more now. Thanks for your great workmanship and service! Paulette7/25/2012 11:17:39 am--Jumping up and down waving both arms and hands I got a package from BMH today in the mail and inside was my brand new 2 pitch comb and hackle. YIPEE!! I am soooooo thrilled to own another comb/hackle by Eric!!! Now I have something to comb my shorter staples on. I need to get busy! Now I have to work toward getting the hand combs and an art hackle. :-)) THANK YOU Beth and Eric!! Love you guys. Teri7/25/2012 11:18:15 am--My tote was suppose to come in on Wednesday, but I didn’t get to the mail box until yesterday. Yup my tote was there, it is great the company did a great job with keeping the colors true and not blurred. I am going to like using it, it is sooooooo soft it isn’t as ruff as I thought that canvas can be sometimes. So just wanted to let ya know I have it in my hot little hands and I love it. Jane7/25/2012 11:19:14 am--Got my dismal hollow roving, wonky batts and whatever #1 batts today, JUST GORGEOUS BETH!!!! Thanks! Ruth Ann8/1/2012 11:25:38 am--I just received my first order from Blue Mountain Handcrafts and it won’t be the last! My little bags are so well made and the colors are so well chosen to accent the design. Love the closure and the pockets on the outside. As a new spinner, I will wait until I get better before I begin on the beautiful Rainbow braid. Thank you so much for making these available with such quick shipping and careful packaging too. Love it all Love the little yarn tags too. Color me happy! Judy8/9/2012 07:32:31 am--Beth, I got the 2 and 4 pitch combs today, and the 4 pitch hackle. They are SUPERB examples of toolmaking, I have to say the best on the market. I made myself wait until lunchtime (I’m at the office) to unpack them so I could savor the examination. I see what you mean about less hand/wrist problems with the 2 handed combs, it should be easier on those areas than the hand combs. Although I know I’ll desperately love those hand combs when they come. When I opened the box, I was surprised at how I felt - I really miss combing! It makes me relaxed and happy, apparently ;) I’ll take some photos and report back on them in the forums when I get through some fiber. I realized I’ve become a huge fan of BMH over the summer. By the end of September, I’ll have become a new home to 4 pitch and 2 pitch comb and hackle sets, hand combs, art hackle, apron, comb covers, and a batt. I basically ran through your almost your entire stock list! How dangerous are you and Eric! ;) Paulette8/9/2012 02:20:29 pm--Got my Koi Fiber Kit the other day. OMG…the colors are so vibrant!! Love it Beth. Now, if only I had some spare time to play with it. :-> Pat8/19/2012 08:46:49 am--Why I had chose Eric’s masterpieces over the others that are available. For starters, I looked at pictures of what is out there, read descriptions on websites - (you will quickly notice that some do not even mention WHAT the tines are made of, how many there are OR how they are set!) then the photographs reveal that some of the combs are two pieces that seem to be held together with……..a single screw! The size of the handles, angle of the edges (some so sharp that there is NO way that grasping them for any period of time would be comfortable). Same observations regarding the tines apply to most of the hackles, too. Next stop in my “research” involved locating combs and hackles that I might actually touch. Two opportunities allowed me to touch, grip and examine “other” makers’ products. While the owners/users both advised that they were able to use the items successfully, neither sang praises. Neither could afford to “upgrade” both indicated they would. By this time, I had little difficulty in making my decision to buy BMH tools!!! Paul8/20/2012 05:59:22 am--Great seller and educator! The production comb and hackle took a while to make, but we're shipped when promised. They are truly work of art as well lethal weapons! The tutorials and videos on the Blue Mountain website are super helpful. I'm busy now separating two coated llama fleece ( and several alpaca fleeces) into soft down and strong punch-needle rug yarn. Thank you Beth and Eric. Debbie8/23/2012 08:07:56 am--Beth,Just a heads up the set came yesterday and I just love them. Please let your husband know I appreciate his fine craftsmanship…The wood is beautiful. I will definitely be a return customer…Thanks so much. Margaret8/30/2012 03:10:51 am--Hi Beth -I received my bag today and I am really just speechless. It's just beautiful! Love the color, the size and the workmanship! I am going to be knitting the Featherweight cardigan in orange next week and this is going to be my matching bag!! Thanks for the speedy shipping and have a great Labor Day weekend. I will be back for more bags............ Kris8/31/2012 09:38:29 am--Hi Beth, Just wanted to let you know that I got the bags today, and a giant THANK YOU! :) They are gorgeous...I especially love my ladybug bag. It's exactly what I was hoping for! :) Clearly, I will have the best dressed spinning wheel and loom around. Linette9/12/2012 12:46:51 pm--OMG!!!! My 2 pitch comb/hackle and my Art Roving Hackle arrived today and they are beautiful! The wood is finished wonderfully without a rough spot anywhere. The comb fits in my hands like it was made just for me. The packaging for shipping was phenomenal and for now I am keeping the cardboard parts for over the tines. Oh lucky me! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Cherielink 11/15/2012 03:50:17 pm--My comb and hackle set arrived today and I am so excited to use them this weekend. I have a Lincoln fleece and a double coated Shetland fleece to prep into top. Thanks so much for the tools and I hope to post pictures soon. Annie12/1/2012 09:36:21 am--Just wanted to let you know that I received my Wood Balm and am very happy with it. I have treated both of my wheels with great results, they are gleaming and look better than new (I'm sure). I feel happy to know that I'm probably extending their life and will keep them in this shape from now on. Thanks again for such a great product, Annie Jessi12/4/2012 03:30:38 am--I got the combs you sent last monday, Japanese time. I love them! They work especially great on the Icelandic fleece that matted in the hot wash. Please tell the hubby, he did a really good job on the special order of single row combs there just what I needed on the other fleeces that I cold washed no scour. It took trial and error on the fleece since it felts real easy. Two Icelandic fleece and a very old corriedale fleece to get this right. Lol. Thank you very much. Jessi
Kris1/11/2012 07:27:14 am--Hi Beth! Wanted to let you know I received my set this afternoon and am thrilled all to pieces with it. Even my husband was impressed and pronounced it money very well spent. I've got two fleeces that I can't wait to comb and I suspect Colin will have a go at them too just for the chance to handle the tools. I won't be doing much with them until I get over this bronchitis but I'll very likely bore you with photos of a beautifully combed Lincoln fleece as soon as I'm feeling better. Thanks again to both you and Eric! Joseph2/9/2012 09:11:26 pm--Hi Beth-I wanted to let you know I received my comb and hackle. They are beautiful and I look forward to many years of use from them. Hope all is well with you and your family. Jan2/9/2012 09:13:35 pm--I got my order yesterday and those Fifth Avenue Batts are gorgeous. I love the different bits of color in them. And the colors in the Whatever batts are going to be fun to spin. Hopefully I can get some time to spin them. Thanks Beth for more wonderful fiber. Kelly2/18/2012 10:02:10 pm--Thank you, Beth, you have been so helpful and wonderful in working out the details of this beautiful Comb and Hackle Set. It is indeed heirloom quality. I look forward to many years of working with these tools. Rebecca 2/22/2012 10:18:55 pm--I was over-the-moon excited to get my comb and hackle today! I think my mailman was a bit frightened by my enthusiasm, actually. Have started combing a Shetland fleece that I've had in storage for an embarrassingly long time, and am thrilled with the way combs work. They are rock solid, and even clumsy as I am, I have managed to not skewer myself on the tines so far. Very, very happy with my purchase, I'm already planning to buy one of the art roving hackles as soon as I can afford to :) Rosemary 2/27/2012 09:25:55 pm--Hi Beth, Just rec'd the hand combs, and comb and hackle set. Oh, Just beautiful! Can't wait to use them. And so beautifully and well packaged. Thanks so much and thank Eric too. Best Wishes, Rosemary Mary Ellen 2/28/2012 05:19:03 am--Hi I was so excited to receive my new combs but your note put me way over the top! That was such a kind and generous thing to do. I will never forget it. Each time I use them I will think of you and smile! Thanks so much! Paulette 3/1/2012 09:10:04 pm--My order from BMH came today and couldn’t wait to rip it open. OMG!!!! The “Butter Pecan” batts are soooooooooooo soft and yummy!!!!!!!!! and the “Water Garden” roving is even prettier than the picture of it. Love, Love, Love them both! Thanks Beth! Jan 3/1/2012 09:10:36 pm--I got my bags yesterday and I love the size and look of the Uggie bag. It’s terrific. Another great idea you came up with Beth. Diane 5/5/2012 06:13:29 am--Beth, I am so happy with the Art Roving Hackle!! It is really beautifully crafted. You guys do a wonderful job!! And my spinning wheel is still oohing and aahing over the wood balm. I swear I could hear it saying “ohh, that feels so good” as I was rubbing it into the wood. It really made it look great. I think it was a bit dry as it was drinking it in like an alcoholic with some booze. lol I also love Katie’s yarn tags!!! I will be putting them to good use. :) Alex 5/10/2012 06:54:24 am--I'm writing to let you know that the comb and hackle arrived safely. The tools are perfect. They are as light and well-balanced as they look in your videos, and easy to use even with my weak arms and wrists. The workmanship is superb and they look beautiful too (on seeing how lovely they were, everyone in my family wanted to try them!). Before they arrived, I had been using "wool combs" I made out of cardboard and nails, so you can imagine what a difference using real tools made...I tested them first with some slightly felted alpaca that I'd washed before I perfected fleece scouring, and within minutes had a smooth, noil-free roving. The next fibre I tried was some Shropshire that was full of seed, hay, and wood shavings, and every single bit came out after three passes from comb to hackle. The most spectacular result was the third fibre, some cashmere-type fleece from a goat with a lot of coarse shorter hair underneath the fine fibre. I'd tried dehairing it by hand but it was impossible. The comb and hackle did it in four passes! Wow! All these fibres were relatively short and fine and combed dry/unoiled. My next test will be oiled long wools; the results are sure to be amazing. I've combed only about 5 oz so far as I haven't been well, but the tools already feel like they belong in my hands. I will definitely be able to use them to produce the quantities of sliver I need to make my own clothes. Thank you to Eric for designing and making these tools, and to all of you for making them available to people on the other side of the world. I will recommend them to anyone I come across who is looking for wool combs. 2011
Paulette 7/2011--I just received my second Caddy Sax Project Bag from BMH and it is GORGEOUS!!! When Beth listed her new Exotic Teal Bags I snatched one quicker than a frog on a June bug. I must say it's more beautiful than the picture shows!!! The quality of Beth's bags is outstanding. I'm pretty sure this won't be the last one I buy (a knitter can never have to many bags).As always the customer service from Blue Mountain Handcrafts is "topnotch". You won't find better service anywhere else. Thanks for being there Beth!! Susan 8/2011--Lordy! Santa came to my house today! I got my big Reversible plum and moss tote, my indian summer caddy sax, my KBC buttons, pins and cards. All wonderful! Can you tell I am getting ready to knit my Christmas gifts? A girl can never have too many bags for her projects. Thank you so much! Nicole 8/2011--I got the Licorice Reversible tote, and I am very happy with it. I love that square bottom! I’ve also bought a couple of the caddy sax (one for me, one for my mom), and they are well-made and a joy to use. Paulette 8/2011--The postman just delivered some fab goodies to me. First Beth’s new style tote bay…. and I must say…. I LOVE it!!! And then there is my “contest win” bag….it’s PURPLE inside. Whoo Hoo! (thanks for including it with my order Beth) Oh, and I simply LOVE the notecards I got from Katie. They are sooooo cute, can’t wait to use them. Then there is the jewel tone yarn….hmmm….what to make, what to make…. And now that I have all the scour, wash and rinse I need, I have no excuses left for not washing some fleece. I’d better go get busy. Jan 8/2011--I got my padded tools covers the other day. I LOVE them Beth! The attention to detail you put into the things you sew is amazing. I thought the straps were going to tie, but no you went the extra step and sewed velcro to hold them. Wonderful idea! I bet it was a lot of fun sewing those itty, bitty, little pieces of velcro on. LOL Teresa 8/2011 --My Hackle and Comb came yesterday! It is soooooooooo wonderful! I have been having a blast with it. My Hubby even kept peeking in my room to see how it was going. I think he wants an invitation to try them! I am so happy with them. I am now saving up for a blending hackle! Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Johanna 8/2011--I don’t know if I have said it yet but I love love love love love i wonder how many more loves I could get in there? my new comb and hackle set!!! Im taking it with me to use for my fiber prep class on June 4th. Its awesome! I’m not to good at it yet but I feel I will get better with my evenness of hand pulled rovings. That however does not diminish the coolness that is using this set!! Its very happy thing to do. I got to show it to my momma when I went to see her a few weekends ago and she really thought it was cool too! once more love it Thank you guys!!!!!! Vtmolly 8/2011--I just wanted to say THANKS! I got my Greener Shades dyes today! Can’t wait until next weekend to get to use them… They came so fast I didn’t realize I should be watching for them and they landed on my doorstep in a rain/snow/sleet storm! I say a big THANKS because the great job you did packaging them saved them from the moisture! Patty 8/2011-- about her hand combs........I am so happy! These are gorgeous and lightweight and functional all at the same time…thanks so much. Candy 8/2011--OMG!!! Got my blending hackle…it’s a WORK OF ART!!! Andrew(hubby) said the attention to detail is amazing. The only way to describe the wood finish is it feels like silk. i’m soooo tickled Beth. Now all I need is the time to play. Anita 8/2011--I just wanted to let you guys know how much I LOVE my comb/hackle set! I've combed about 6 oz of fiber & I've only poked myself once so far. LOL! The workmanship on the tools is absolutely amazing, they are beautiful. Very easy to use too, even for a combing newbie like me. And working extra hard to get it to me by my birthday, well, that was just too sweet. But then I never expect anything less when I order from BMH. :) Jennifer 8/2011--I wanted to confirm that I received my hackle and mini combs. I am OVERJOYED! I am confident that i will enjoy them for years to come. I’m taking a class on fiber prep at SAFF in Oct and can hardly wait. I appreciate the help and workmanship. You run a class act. Shannon 10/2011--I received my Pumpkin Spice Spinning Buddy bag on Saturday (after I ordered it on Friday!) and have already put it to use on my wheel. I orange and purple look awesome against my multi-color wheel. Needless to say, I love it. Thanks again Beth! Jan 10/2011--I just got my Spinning Buddy bag today. Wow, that was fast! I love it and Anita’s button on it is terrific! Thanks for another great idea! Teri 10/2011--Well I have to say my hand combs are to die for. Iam a really happy camper I haven’t stop combing my Jacob Beth it is coming out wonderful. So I am a very happy customer they are just beautiful. I was going to add pictures but lost the camera. Found it this morning I will take pictures of the wonderful nests made. Jenn 10/2011--I got my hackle today. OMG, its gorgeous. I am going to be playing with it tomorrow..I want uninterrupted time. Lol However, I am always a “satisfied customer” of BMH and Beth! Paulette 10/2011--My Fiber Parfait Kit arrived in the mail today and I LOVE it! Already put some on the drum carder. Gotta pick or comb some it before adding. I just love all the earth tones! I really like the yarn too. The colors blend so nicely I think I’ll knit up something using them together. Marilyn 10/2011--Add my name to the list of VERY SATISFIED CUSTOMERS! My comb and hackle set arrived on Monday and I quickly put them to use combing out some lovely Cormo that I had unintentionally felted while dyeing. My BlueMtn C&H (4-pitch hybrid) made short work of restoring the fiber to beautiful spinnable top. Thank you, Beth and Eric. Beautiful craftsmanship, heirloom tools. Shannon 10/2011--Beth, I wanted to let you know that my two sheets batts arrived safe and sound. They are even prettier in person and I can’t wait to spin them. Tell Katie that the cards are just too cute as well. Thanks again Bronwyn 10/2011--A few weeks ago, I bought one of the large Caddy Sax and love it! The upholstery fabric inside adds a good deal of heft and structure. It’s large enough that I can shove my nearly completed Classic Lines Cardigan inside. The fabric choices for the patchwork are beautiful, too. I’ve received compliments on the bag, and I think Beth will have a new customer very soon. I received a fiber order about a week ago. I first opened my braid of Corriedale (Great Spirit)--stunning! But then I opened the tiny bag of faux cashmere. Oh my goodness! That has to be the softest thing I’ve ever felt in my life! DS (age 3) always likes to pet any yarn that comes into the house. He knows to stroke it on his cheek for best results. Well, his reaction was, “Wow!” and he instantly gave the little bump of fiber a kiss! It was pretty sweet. I don’t know that the two fibers were meant to be put together, but I think they’ll look great plied together. Beth gives great customer service and quick shipping, too. Perfect for the impatient knitter/spinner! Susan 10/2011--I got my comb and hackle today. OMG! That thing is a BEAST! Very well made and I will be letting everyone in my spinning group know about this at our next meeting. They will be screaming at my Show and Tell! Anita 10/2011--SQUEEEEEE! Look what was waiting for me when I got home today! WOOHOO! Early Birthday prezzies, gotta love that! And I buy myself the best gifts too, LOL Here is the awesome package…. my tools, one of Katie’s cards signed by the entire family, Beth, Katie, Alex & the Guatemalan Chicken Farmer (SNORT), my tool covers, BMH button & a SOAK sample. There has got to be a necked bird somewhere cause all those colorful feathers were scattered in the box too. :) Aren’t the covers awesome?!!! I love the scrap fabric!!! Thank you SOOOOOOOOO much Beth, Eric, Alex & Katie!!! And thank you for making the box extra special for my birthday. :) Beth, give them all a hug from me please! And give that Guatemalan farmer a smooch on the cheek for working his butt off so I’d have them on my birthday. And tell Eric that Kevin was super impressed with the tools. He said they were beautiful & that he would NEVER have the patience to make something that precise. He was amazed at the tines & how straight they were. LOL. And said there wasn’t a piece of custom made furniture, cabinet or anything he’s seen in some of the super high end houses he’s worked in that could compare to the craftsmanship. :) Anne 10/2011--I have been using the beautiful comb and hackle set for over a week now. It means I spend so much more time spinning and creating superfine rovings out of the alpaca fleece I was given is a pleasure. I am very into hand crafted items and really appreciate the amount of skill and work that has gone into making these tools. Please pass my thanks on to your husband. Teri 10/2011--I just got my little project bag yesterday with some fiber also. Everything is so well package. My mailman just loves to throw it onto the porch. I am already using my little bag and I must say it is really well made. I love how it stands up and I can reach into it and grab my diz. Lisa 10/2011--My tools arrived today and, oh my, they are a lot of fun. I am plowing through combing the cormo fleece I've washed! It is only taking two passes with very little waste left in either the comb or hackle. This fiber prep stuff might even be more fun than spinning. I can't wait to blend some things. I just wanted drop you a quick note to tell you and Eric thanks! Beautiful work! Very much appreciated. A very happy customer. Jacquelyn 11/2011--Hi Beth: Finally received my comb & hackle this afternoon at almost 4:00 PM - I thought the postman wasn't coming! I was so excited waiting for it to arrive. I wasted no time setting it up and combed some wool from a fleece that I received from my daughter-in-law -- it had been washed but was very felted and a mess. I have attached a picture of my first attempt and needless to say I am thrilled. They are a beautiful set of tools! Thanks to you for your very fine attention to details (email notices, etc.) and to your husband for his fine craftsmanship! I can't wait for my next fleece to dry so I keep going. Take care....wishing you and your family a very blessed Thanksgiving!
Luis11/29/2011 02:49:54 am--Hello Beth,They came in last night. Wow! I have a pair of acorn combs and your combs are way better hands down. I love the satin finish on the tines. Works of art! I will be ordering the mini combs very soon! Thanks so much! Nola12/5/2011 03:37:10 am--Hi Beth! Double and Triple EEEEEK - it's HERE! =D **super happy dancing** And the warning at the bottom of the letter that comes with it was the absolute funniest thing I have read in a long time, I had tears i was laughing so hard! My little one and the fur boys have all been firmly warned to stay well away from it ;-) It's SO beautiful, tell Eric I am super jealous of his mad woodworking skills! I can't wait to try it out - I have some Christmas knitting I *have* to get finished up -- but as soon as it's done I will try and get some pics of my first few experiments! Thanks again to you both! Mona12/12/2011 02:15:01 am--My new wool comb and hackle set and Art Hackle arrived a few days ago, along with the adorable purple covers. Opening that big box was like Christmas morning being a kid! My husband says ‘hmmm, great packing job!’ and once he checked over the new tools thoroughly he says ‘Wow ~ he did a great job on these!’ My hubby is very impressed. :):) They’re beautiful Beth! As well as the covers, which fit perfectly. Thank you so much. Now, I’m off to wash bags and bags of alpaca fleece, and figure out my curious cat’s napping schedule so I can comb without her wanting to help. :)