War of 1812 Muster at Venoge

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Loom Hall recently spent a weekend in 1812! It was an exciting time at Musee de Venoge’s War of 1812 Muster event. The weekend also included hearth cooking and domestic arts demonstrations. Peggy wove cotton sacking on a barn-frame loom, which would have been used to make bags in which to store seeds from crops… 

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Fruits of winter

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The snowy weather has been a good motivator to stay near the loom and work on projects for my 2015 show season. I’m looking forward to the Kalamazoo Living History Show in Michigan in March and Mack’s New Market at the Red Barn in September, among others. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find if… 

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Venoge and more

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I found some pictures of time spent demonstrating at the historic Musée de Venoge – plus some behind the scenes shots of textiles in progress – and wanted to share them with you:   Weaving on the barn-frame loom at Venoge.   At left, my outstanding assistant Emily Taylor.   Here are skeins of yarn… 

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