Wool Blog

The Silence of the Lambs

  Hannibal Lecter. Just hearing this movie villain's name is enough to give you nightmares...but then your nightmare turns into a night terror when...

Shearing Time

Warblers don’t check the long range forecast before they migrate north for breeding.  No one knows quite how they know when to pack up and head fo...

Smile For The Camera!

 Welcome to the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Way Back Wednesday post! To celebrate our 125th year, each Wednesday we will take a look back at what was ...

The Picasso of Fiber Arts...Just Call Me John

He’s been called the Picasso of fiber arts, and he’s walked up and down the floors of Frankenmuth Woolen Mill for over 40 years. At a time when co...

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words How Much is a Video Worth?

Enjoy this PBS feature on our historic mill compliments of Destination Michigan...

From Great Lake to Great Wool

As proud Michiganders, we take our water seriously. Living in a state that borders 4 of the 5 Great Lakes gives us a profound appreciation for the clear, clean water that surrounds us.

It All Starts With The Wool!

Our process begins with our wool source. We searched from coast to coast to find ranchers that not only had the purest wool but enough of it to meet the ever growing demand for our wool bedding. We also wanted to be assured that the sheep that wear our wool are raised and shorn humanely and that the land they graze is...

5000

Today marks one year of our Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Facebook page. The past 365 days have been a whirlwind here at our historic mill. Our Facebook page launch coincided with the roll-out of our rebranded website, www.wool-bedding.com. They have both been huge successes to say the least. 

Are you Ready for a Long Winter's Nap?

’Tis nearly Christmas. Are you ready for a long winter’s nap?

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, too many of us aren’t. They estimate that 30 to 35% of adults suffer from brief symptoms of insomnia, 15-20% experience short term insomnia disorder 

Visions of Sugar Plums Since 1894

We are humbled and honored that so many families choose our bedding to give the gift of great sleep.  These “presents” of wooly goodness got us thinking about how Christmas gifts and traditions have changed since our mill first opened in 1894.

Christmas became a federal holiday in the United States a mere 24 years before the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill opened its doors.

Thank the King for Turkey rather than Lamb Chops for Dinner

It’s Thanksgiving. And while all of America is thinking about turkey and stuffing, we’re thinking more about how all that feasting makes everyone just plain sleepy.

We can’t help it. Great sleep is our business.

How Do You Know You Really Got The Best Price?

When is a business’ best price really their best price? Is it when you see and ad that promises a “great sale” only to see an even lower price the following month?

Why should someone that buys a product on Cyber Monday get a better deal than someone who orders their product on June 1st?