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SAFF 2016 Recap

Recently, at the end of October, we made our way to SAFF. The Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair is always busy, and we love to meet the vendors and customers alike. Here’s a little photo journey of our trip!   Set-up … Continue reading

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Spinzilla Blog Tour: Prep Now, Spin Later

Welcome to our blog! As a new Bison sponsor for Spinzilla, we are looking forward to this October’s event to see which team can spin the most yarn. Seasoned Spinzilla spinners probably know that fiber prep ahead of time is key … Continue reading

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Oh, The Places We’ve Been

We’ve traveled quite a bit recently to various shops, fiber festival and retreats; if you’ve missed seeing us, here’s a quick recap of how we spent our spring! On our way to the PlyAway Spinning Retreat in April, we stopped by one … Continue reading

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A Fine Time With The 100th Sheep

Back in April, the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center (EVFAC) held an open house to introduce their new crowd-funded Motorized Double-Wide Finest carder. EVFAC’s member-driven community connects fiber artists, enthusiasts and visitors with educational opportunities, special events, facility and equipment rental, … Continue reading

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Staff Highlight: Liz Ackermann

Today we’re featuring one of our staff, Liz Ackermann. Liz has worked for Strauch Fiber Equipment for more than 10 years assembling drum carders, ball winders, and swifts. In her spare time, she enjoys weaving, spinning, knitting and whatever other … Continue reading

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PlyAway 2016

We recently returned from PlyAway Spinning Retreat held at the Crown Westin in Kansas City, MO. We had a wonderful time demonstrating our tools and talking with all who attended. For those who could not make it here’s a photo … Continue reading

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Strauch Fiber on Instagram!

You can follow Strauch Fiber on Instagram, @strauchfiber. In addition to sharing photos of what’s going on behind the scenes here at Strauch Fiber Equipment headquarters in Virginia we also like to share photos from other Instagram users featuring our … Continue reading

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We Lead…Others Follow

We know that the Strauch carder isn’t the only line of drum carders available on the market, but we do think it’s the best! Today’s post is all about the superior quality and craftsmanship that you get when you buy … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Carder

Today we’d like to show you how our carders are made. It all starts with American wood. The rough lumber is stored in one of the dry and protected barns. These building are where the carders are born. Next we … Continue reading

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A Visit With The Woolery

Last weekend Nancy and Chris Miller of The Woolery came to visit Strauch headquarters and see how all our machines are made! They stock the full line of Strauch tools, and we had a wonderful weekend visiting. Nancy and Chis … Continue reading

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