Connecting Threads

Connecting Threads

Contact

Phone 902-733-3552

Website pc.gc.ca

Date: Wed, Oct 10 2018

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Community: Louisbourg

Connecting Threads
In Association With Celtic Colours

Connecting to 18th century women’s history and the crafts they created

 

The Fortress of Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada presents Connecting Threads, a day-long event dedicated to women's domestic arts.

Connecting Threads offers four workshops, each one highlighting a traditional domestic craft that women of 18th century Louisbourg were skilled in.

Workshops will be taught in:

  • Drop-Spindle Spinning, with take-away drop spindle and wool
  • Knitting – choice of 18th century socks or cap with take-away needles and yarn
  • Bargello Needlework – flame stitch pattern with take-away 8x10 sampler
  • Dyeing – with…
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