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Spinning with Plants – Colne Valley Museum
June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on June 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Our volunteers demonstrate how to spin plant fibres, with examples of fabrics made from a variety of plants from Camira (in conjunction with our Flowers of the Field event).
Colne Valley Museum is housed in a row of weaver’s cottages built in the 1840s, and depicts the life of a handloom weaver in Victorian times. Volunteers will be demonstrating weaving and spinning as well as other traditional crafts. We make items such as handbags, purses and cushion covers from our handwoven fabric, available from our shop, as well as beginner’s craft kits to make a rag rug, weaving and pom pom kits.
Open during WOVEN on Saturdays and Sundays 8th/9th and 15th/16th June from 2pm-5pm
There is a modest admission charge which is made to ensure the sustainability of this independently run museum, which receives no core funding from any organisation.