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...

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

According to Webster a sign is: a display (such as a lettered board or a configuration of neon tubing) used to identify or advertise a place of business or a product.  As we designed new signs for our 124 year old Woolen Mill, we felt that Webster’s definition, while accurate,...

Pandemic, Patriotism and Pride

March 23rd was a sad day for our 126 year old business. Forced by the State of Michigan to close due to the Covid-19 virus we said goodbye to our ...

Recording History

We added history notes to the walls of our 126 year old Frankenmuth Woolen Mill today. Just above maintenance entries from May 1916 we recorded so...

YOU DO ALL THAT HERE?

"You do all that here?" is a question we often get.  "I have been coming to Frankenmuth for years and didn't know about this place" is another. Ou...

Looking Back

Thank you for joining us for a quick trip back in time. Each week we will turn back the pages of our Mill's history to reflect on events that have ...

Keeping the Faith

  It is dark and quiet here as it has been for only a handful of days since our Mill's opening in 1894. We don't intend to be quiet or dark for lo...

Doing Our Small Part

Thank you for helping us promote our Operation Make Masks at Home to help protect our community. When making masks please use tightly woven fabric...

Pandemics Past and Present

The staff photo of the 1918 Frankenmuth Woolen Mill staff was taken during the height of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic. This horrible virus kille...

The Writing Is On The Wall

Starting back in the early 1900's the employees of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill would write on the walls of the mills upstairs to keep track of when...

A Look Back at Our Best Mascot Monday Groaners

Every Monday we turn our Facebook page over to our mascot for the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Mascot Monday Groaner! Here is a small sample of some of ...

Commitment to Quality

“Commitment to quality.”A lot of companies say it but they but do they mean it? How long does it take to commit to quality? A year? Two years? Ten...