Cotton Core To Your Door

Cotton core to your door goes back over a decade. It was early fall in 2008 when a new tool showed up at our mill. It was the Rug Yarn Maker from Belfast Mini Mills LTD. Two years later it was 25% of our business revenue. By 2013 the “trend” was generating an average of … Continue reading Cotton Core To Your Door

AFMN Summit 2020 Ticket Sales Launch Today!

The AFMN Summit 2020 is here!!! I’ve been waiting for this day to arrive for almost a whole year! Last year at the summit we agreed to appoint a board and officially make the Artisan Fiber Mill Network a nonprofit organization and form a charter. And this summer at the summit they are going to … Continue reading AFMN Summit 2020 Ticket Sales Launch Today!

Trade-offs: the realities of cultivation & harvest

It has been almost a year since we sold the mill equipment and ventured into business consulting for niche textile mills. I can’t believe it’s been a year already. We took the money we made from the sale of the mill and reinvested it to create this new business. As the time draws near, I’ve … Continue reading Trade-offs: the realities of cultivation & harvest

Natural Fiber Extravaganza Seminar: Launching the next successful mill business

Overview: The rewards in business are always in direct proportion to the difficulty of the problems that they solve.  (rough paraphrase of a quote from Elon Musk) What are the problems currently unsolved in the niche artisan textile industry? Join us for a walk through the essential questions that need to be addressed in order … Continue reading Natural Fiber Extravaganza Seminar: Launching the next successful mill business