Taste of Fiber Retreat

About Us

Nome Schoolhouse is a non-profit organization that connects shepherds, fiber, fiber arts enthusiasts and fiber artists through direct educational offerings while preserving a historic building and growing rural community. We provide a unique space for Makers of all kinds with space for crafting, in house chef and 11 guestrooms.

Popular Tours and Classes

Mill Tours

The Nome Schoolhouse is home to a Fiber Processing Mill where we turn raw wool into roving, yarn and felt. We provide tours so you can learn about all the steps wool goes through from animal to finished product.

1 hr

Meet the Fiber Animals

(Coming Soon) Meet and learn about all the different animals that provide the fiber. Learn about the different breeds of sheep and how their fleeces are different as well as Alpaca, Llama, Angora Rabbit and Camel.



We teach classes on needle felting, handspinning, dyeing, knitting,  weaving, preparing fleece for the mill, raising fiber animals and more. Plus we bring in craft teachers of all kinds for retreats and classes. You can design your own retreat or just come work on projects.


What to Expect

  • Beautiful space to work on projects
  • All inclusive
  • Amazing made from scratch, locally sourced food!
  • 11 guest rooms
  • Mill Tours
  • Coming soon – meet the fiber flock.

Book A Private Event

Chris and Teresa would love to work with you one on one. Shadow Chris in the mill or work on improving your needle felting skills with Teresa. Day/Weekend and week packages available. Stay at the beautiful Nome Schoolhouse and learn from Chris and Teresa directly. (Airport pickup available)

Nome Eweniversity

The Nome Eweniversity exists to provide a rural, inclusive, farm to needle experience that educates and inspires future makers, artists and growers.

Registered 501C3 Not-For-Profit in the state of North Dakota. 

Board of Directors

Teresa Perleberg

Chris Armbrust

Gayle Widicker

Sara Sunderlein

Micheal Peterson

Jennifer Manstrom

We want to share our love of the Fiber Arts!

Learn what classes, retreats, tours we have to offer or design your own.


200 1st Ave Nome, ND 58062



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