Connecting Threads

Connecting Threads

Contact

Phone 902-733-3552

Website pc.gc.ca

Date: Wed, Oct 11 2017

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

Connecting Threads

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

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

Workshops will be taught in dyeing, needlework/embroidery, spinning, and knitting. Each workshop lasts five hours with a lunch break. Participants will receive a short orientation tour of the Fortress site followed by hands-on instruction in traditional techniques to produce an 18th century-style take-home project to finish.

Connecting Threads celebrates the contributions of the colonial woman whose practical creativity helped…

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