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Blue Ridge Fiber Festival Recap

At the start of this month, we attended a brand new event called the Blue Ridge Fiber Festival, which took place in a small mountain town in North Carolina. As you know, we have attended many fiber-related events over the … Continue reading

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PLY Away 2018 Recap

The third annual PLY Away handspinning retreat took place last month in Kansas City, Missouri at the gorgeous Westin Crown Center. Who doesn’t love a hotel with its own ecosystem?! This is our third year for both sponsoring the event and … Continue reading

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Meet Our Makers: Colorful Flock

Last month, we attended the Fibernate festival in Falls Church, VA (click here to see where we’ll be next!). Here’s Otto hard at work in our booth: It was a delight to meet so many passionate fiber folk at this event … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fall Fiber Events with Strauch

When the air turns crisp and there’s pumpkin spice everything, you know it’s time to start playing with fluff and fiber! Some of our favorite events happen in the fall, and they’re a great place to find new inspiration to keep … Continue reading

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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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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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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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SAFF 2015

We had another great show with Earth Guild at the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF) last month. If you haven’t been SAFF is fiber filled event in Fletcher, North Carolina with classes, animals, and lots of wonderful vendors. Today we’re … Continue reading

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Uniquities Fiber Farmers Market

One of the best parts of owning a fiber business is getting to meet fiber enthusiasts and talk to them about what they are passionate about–fiber! This summer we participated again in the semi-annual Fiber Farmers Market at Uniquities yarn … Continue reading

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See You Soon: Fall Fiber Shows

Would you like to see a live demo of a Strauch Drum Carder? Here’s our upcoming show schedule for Fall 2015: Fall Fiber Festival – October 3rd & 4th, 2015 James Madison’s Montpelier, Orange, VA Where to find the Strauch booth: Center … Continue reading

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