Yellow Rose Fiber On The Coast Teacher Bio

Julie Drogsvold – Julie has been raising fiber animals since middle school. Her college studies focused on Secondary Education and costume design. Raising fiber naturally led to spinning and weaving and then into teaching. Julie has taught throughout the United States, including Daedalus’ Fly-In and HGA’s Convergence. Julie’s ranch, Tangled Yarn Farms, nestled in the Sky Islands of southern Arizona, specializes in Navajo heritage Angora goats, Angora rabbits and heirloom cottons. Her teaching style reflects her love of natural luxury fibers and joy in learning.  See her available classes here.

Katy Turbeville – Katy, our personal yarn enabler, wants to help you find the perfect yarn and accessories for the perfect project. She has been knitting for more than a decade and has been in the yarn industry for almost as long. Katy drives the Yarn Adventure Truck bringing gorgeous hand dyed yarns to yarn lovers and fiber artists across the MidWest. See her available classes here.

Tammy Conolly – Tammy Conolly was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She began her fiber journey at an early age learning to crochet. In her early adult years she taught herself to knit and in 2017 learned to spin. Since then she has become an Indie Dyer and owner of Bashful Armadillo Fibers, an online shop of hand-dyed yarns. See her available classes here.

Diana Foegelle – I’m Diana Foegelle, the owner of The Painted Alpaca and co-owner of Calico Creek Ranch. The Painted Alpaca is a fiber and yarn store. I created the store to use the gorgeous fiber produced by my alpacas and sheep. I love every aspect of fiber arts and I like to share my passion with everyone.
My motto is: It’s never to late to learn something new. See her available classes here.

Karen Davis – Karen Davis has been a fiber enthusiast since 2000 and fiber artist since 2004. She specializes in spinning, weaving, wet-felting and needle-felting with fiber from her own animals including alpacas, angora rabbits and llamas. In addition, in homage to her Danish heritage, she creates one-of-a-kind Viking weave necklaces and bracelets with wire-wrapped semi-precious stones.
Her love of animals and nature led her to a career teaching high school biology, specifically AP Biology. She is happy to discuss animals and/or biology with you!!  See her available classes here.