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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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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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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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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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American Sheep Breeds

In today’s post we’ll be talking about some of the common American sheep breeds. Each breed is unique in their fiber, and will produce different batts, roving, and yarn. There are many farms across the United States that are breeding … Continue reading

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