Tag Archives: Big Tom

Let’s take a spin….

I’ve been feeling lately like I haven’t done anything for awhile, so tonight I have a date with this here stuff…… The batts are ones I’ve recarded (with my Big Tom carder) from my misc. box of Brown Sheep mill … Continue reading

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Creating a Multicolor Roving on the Drum Carder

Today’s photo tutorial will focus on making a layered batt, which results in a multi-color roving when pulled….either straight from the swift of the drum carder, or made later by zig-zag tearing the batt.  If you haven’t joined me for … Continue reading

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Fancy Kitty Big Tom Drum Carder and How to Make a Striped Batt

For today’s Fiber Friday, I’m going to focus on my new drum carder, Big Tom.  I’m not going to call this a review, since I don’t have any way to test this out side by side with any other carder.  … Continue reading

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Packages packages…..

One of the fun bits of being in the fiber business is that you get to receive very large boxes of stuff.  I know my children appreciate it, as they get to make a number of box cars, space ships, … Continue reading

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