Heather is the owner of Purly Shell Fiber Arts LLC, a full service yarn and fiber shop in Ilwaco, WA. In addition, she has shown rabbits for over 25 years and is a founding member of Northwest Angora Rabbit Association, Lower Columbia Rabbit Breeders Association and a board member of National Angora Rabbit Breeders Club. Her rabbitry Oceanside Angoras, is the top Satin Angora rabbitry in the nation, along with highly ranked in English and French. Having angoras blends two passions together, the love of spinning and fiber and the love of rabbits.
Amber lives in northern Whatcom County with her family and small herd of Shetland sheep. She spends her springs and summers shearing sheep, alpaca, and llamas all over Northwest Washington and in British Columbia. She was trained through the University of Washington as a shearer and then certified through the University of California as an advanced shearer.
She can be found online: www.NWshearing.com Facebook @Northwest Shearing Instagram @Northwest Shepherdess
Amber Bretzman Sheep Shearing
Amber is a retired Navy Veteran. She and her 10 year old son operate a small farm focused on self sustainment and education. She also runs a Mobile Livestock Maintenance Service.