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4 Ways to Fix a Busted Stash

Often we go through our stash at the end of the year and try to “stash-down,” using as much spinning fiber as we can before the new year. Then at a certain point, the horrifying realization sets in: I have nothing … Continue reading

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Walking in a Wooly Wonderland

Last November we brought you three fun and easy projects to make with wool roving, and we decided that we’d like to continue that holiday tradition with this post. With our button diz and any of our drum carders, you … Continue reading

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5 Drum Carder Videos You Need to Watch

You may have noticed that we have been posting more videos recently, but did you know that we have a whole YouTube channel devoted to our products and how to use them? In this blog post we will share 5 videos … Continue reading

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Time Management During Spinzilla

During Spinzilla, it can be easy to think that time is getting away from you. With only 7 days to spin as much yarn as you possibly can, it can feel daunting to get everything done. Here are 6 tips … 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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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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Getting Ready for Maryland Sheep & Wool!

Maryland Sheep & Wool is our largest show, with a total of NINE dealers that stock our products: Carolina Homespun: Main bldg C24 Earth Guild: Main C8 Stony Mountain: Barn 6 space 10 Misty Mountain: Outside S4 Mannings: Main C27 … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Strauch Workshop

Welcome to the Strauch Fiber Equipment Blog! To start off our blog we thought we’d write about the early days of our workshops here in New Castle, Virginia. Strauch Fiber Equipment started building its workshop in Spring of 1999. The … Continue reading

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