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Windham Textile & History Museum - Spinning Demonstration

  • Windham Textile & History Museum 411 Main Street Windham, CT, 06226 United States (map)

I will be demonstrating spinning, on both spindles and spinning wheel.

I always have a variety of spinning tools, as well as, different types of fiber available for viewing (and touching, of course!!).

Each Saturday will focus on one aspect of the world of plant or animal fibers used in Quilting, Knitting, and Weaving/Spinning. Each Saturday will include experts in the related field to share knowledge and experience, docents to help teach the craft, historians speaking of early production, commercial outlets, and music with appropriate songs and ballads accompanying. There will be demonstrations, hands-on samples and materials for beginners to use. The public is invited to come share their projects and skills, learn from others, tour the Textile Museum, and spend the day.

The daily schedule will be 10-4, with set times for presentations such as a lecture, demonstration, or entertainment. The museum will provide tables and chairs as needed. Visitors are charged $10 adult, $5 child which includes a full tour of the museum itself. Food and beverage from local establishments will be offered for sale.

Leaders, demonstrators and lecturers are invited to bring their wares to sell at no fee to the museum. Commercial fiber-related vendors are invited to set up stalls/displays.

Earlier Event: June 11
Gaspee Days