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Fantastic Fibers and How to Blend Them: Your Guide to Art Batt Additives

Art batts are fun to make, and the magical yarns they create are one of a kind. In this post, we’ll introduce you to a few add ins, and how to best integrate them into your batts. Fiber and Yarn … Continue reading

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How to Blend a Candy Corn Batt

A Halloween favorite, candy corn has been an iconic October snack for decades. In this post, we’re sharing a sweet tutorial with you so that you can make your very own candy corn batt for spinning this fall! Supplies: Strauch Drum … Continue reading

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Stash Busting Batts

It is no secret that most fiber people have stashes: fiber, yarn, equipment, whatever it might be. Often, we just don’t know what to do with that stash. Many times it’s either the wrong color, or you don’t have enough … Continue reading

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Color Theory, Part 1

Color is critical component of art, and a key to creating beautiful batts. Today we have a primer on color theory, and in Part 2 we’ll be looking at some examples of batts and how they follow (and break!) these … Continue reading

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WestPark Alpacas

Today we’re excited to feature one of our customers, an alpaca farm in Pennsylvania that purchased a Strauch carder for creating batts from their alpaca fiber which are turned into felted pieces. Below is an interview with Pat Scheer, one … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Batty!

We’re excited to be sponsoring the Let’s Get Batty photo contest with The Woolery. Through the end of April you can enter your photos of your batts for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to The Woolery!  After … Continue reading

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