Felted Cuteness is our Calling
Bossy’s Feltworks is three friends/moms/islanders who have felted together for over eight years. When we started our business, we were looking to enmesh work life, camaraderie, and a posse of small children. Working at the kitchen table, our “Bossy Days” were filled with wool, tea, snacks, and negotiations. Now, that posse of toddlers are in elementary and middle school, and our menagerie of animals has grown to include horses and goats amidst the sheep, dogs and various assortment of fowl. Luckily, we never entertained the notion that life would get any less busy as our children grew!
Over the years Bossy has surprised us in so many ways, bringing us craft shows, farmer’s markets, and workshops and settling us into our own studio just outside of town. The scene is familiar: piles of wool, cups of tea and lots of laughter. There’s a special nook in the studio where we’ve fitted a couch for our kids to snuggle down and read our own childhood stashes of comic books. As Bossy nears the end of our first decade of business, we’ve reassessed and reconfigured, we’ve delegated and organized, but we always have come around to this truth: there is no place we would rather be!
Kari, Mandy & Amy
Owner, Maker, Designer
We are Kari Van Gelder, Mandy Troxel, and Amy Lum, a three-part felting collective on Orcas Island in Washington State.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
If you would like to upgrade your shipping, please convo us prior to purchase.
Refunds and Exchanges
If the post office damages or loses something- that's on the post office.
If we've sent you a faulty item, we want to know about it because we'll make it right.
If you (or your dog or daughter or...) damage something, we will consider repair service on a time plus materials basis- please convo us.
Additional policies and FAQs
Yes to felting like crazy when we can!