Tilli Tomas Planet Earth Fiber was founded in 2008, but our roots in the fiber industry were planted much earlier than that. 

Our Story

Growing up in Massachusetts, an area of the United States known for its rich, storied history of textile and fiber mills, the Jay twins were nurtured early in life with a fiber fascination. Tracy’s love began when she was 8 years old, knitting potholders and slippers for her siblings for Christmas. Her first needlepoint project was an eyeglass case using 18 mesh purchased in East Lansing, MI, while visiting her grandmother. There was no turning back—she was hooked!

Tilli Tomas Planet Earth Fiber strives to offer the highest quality artisan silk and wool fibers for the discerning needlepointer. The global enterprise focuses on organic, natural products without nylon or man-made fibers, in an extensive palette of hand-dyed colors.

Products include industry favorites like Planet Earth Silk, Pepper Pot Silk, Tilli Tomas Essentials, and Planet Earth Merino Wool and PE Ply Silk. The Tilli Tomas Planet Earth Fiber product line also includes a range of high-quality, self-finishing leather accessories and tools and needlepoint canvases. We are a fair trade-certified company, collaborating with small artisan communities around the world for our dyeing, handwork, and leather accessories.

Who we are

Tilli Tomas Planet Earth Fiber is an inclusive, diverse company committed to providing a welcome and safe environment for stitchers of all backgrounds, ages, and identities. We want every needlepoint artist to have access to the best premium fibers to complete their needlepoint, cross stitch or embroidery project—and feel secure that their hard work stands the test of time. Contact us at info@planetearthfiber.com with any questions. We’d love to hear from you!