Heartland Threads

Heartland Threads Fibershed is a non-profit charitable organization focusing on local fiber and textiles in SW Wisconsin & NW Illinois, USA. We are building a supportive network for fiber & textile growers, processors, makers, and consumers.


Farm to Fashion Challenge

Makers and crafters are invited to participate in the Heartland Threads Farm to Fashion Challenge! All levels of experience are welcome to showcase your creative talents and the wealth of resources available within our local fibershed.

Area Farm & Fiber Events

MOSES Growing Stronger Conference

February 24-26, 2022
La Crosse, Wisconsin

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26th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair

April 9th, 2022
Cedarville, Illinois

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Macktown Living History Fiber Event

May 7-8th, 2022
Rockton, Illinois

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Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

September 9, 10, & 11th, 2022
Jefferson, Wisconsin

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Heartland Threads will hold workshops and events in the future when it is safe to gather. Check back for more information!

Our Mission:

To stimulate a networking “fiberculture” of producers and users of local regenerative fibers & textiles within the HEARTLAND THREADS Fibershed region, emphasizing the economic, environmental, and community benefits of these connections.

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Our Fibershed Region

Heartland Threads Region

Serving 13 counties in Southwest Wisconsin and 3 counties in Northwest Illinois