Connecting Threads

Connecting Threads

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Phone 902-733-3552

Date: Wed, Oct 12 2016 - Mon, Sep 26 2016

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

In association with Celtic Colours International Festival, the Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada present Connecting Threads, day-long workshops dedicated to women's domestic arts at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. As part of Celebrate Women  2016,  Connecting Threads celebrates the contributions of the colonial woman whose practical creativity helped to clothe her family and contribute to the household economy.

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 dyeing, needlework/embroidery, spinning, and knitting.…

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