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Connecting Threads: In Association With Celtic Colours

Connecting Threads

October 10, 2018 

Cancelled for 2018

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada present 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 dyeing, needlework, 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 to clothe her family and contribute to the household economy.

Price: $90 tax included per participant (materials and light lunch included)



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