About Us & Products
About Us & Our Products:
Prairie Woolens is a family owned business conveniently located between New York and Los Angeles, or small town Iowa (Paullina population. 1055).
Come visit us in Historic Downtown Paullina Iowa at the Prairie Woolens Quilt Shop - 108 S. Main we are open W-Sat 9:00 am - 6:00pm
We currently carry 150+ colors wool felt in blended and 100%( Note wool felt is not to confused with felted wool for more see our FAQ). 300+ bolts of 100% Wool fabrics We also carry some unique (custom dyed in small batches) woolens for our hand dyed woolens collection We also now carry aroung 150 bolts of woolie flannels or cotton flannels that look like wool fabrics for people that find wool ichy. Be sure to check out our huge 500+ wool felt patterns collection. We currently carry patterns from many designers and our own unique in house designs(by the head quilter - me). Most of our patterns can also be ordered as a kit from our wool and wool felt kits collection. We now carry hand selected DMC floss skeins color matched to our wool felt.
About Our Wool Felt:
How does wool felt differ from other felts? Wool felt is made from blending wool and rayon (a resin fiber made from tree pulp). These wool felts feel soft to the touch. If you wash the wool felt and toss it in the dryer, expect the felt to shrink between 5% and 10% which creates a bubbly surface to the felt. Wool felt should not be confused with craft felt for craft projects which is made from nylon. 100% wool felt (which can be used but is more expensive) or felted wool which is used for felt hats and other things.
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