Crafts From The Past - Spinning

Saturday, Jun 19, 2021 from 10:00am to 3:00pm


Guests are invited to Fort Jesup State Historic Site for demonstrations of different historic crafts throughout the year.  Each month will have a different demonstration, and the month of June will be spinning on the spinning wheel. A costumed living historian will demonstrate, as well as discuss different historic methods for spinning, including the drop spindle, great wheel, and foot pedal spinning wheel. The process of getting wool and cotton from the farm and field, and turning it into textile material will also be discussed. For further information please contact Fort Jesup SHS at 318-256-4117.

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