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Ulster County Handspinners Guild Spinning Demonstration

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

Gina Martin-Woodruff, member of the Ulster County Handspinners Guild and Art Educator, will demonstrate wool spinning on a traditional spinning wheel and explain the process of wool textile-making from raw wool to the finished product of a garment. She will also spin wool using various hand spindles which date back thousands of years. Sheep wool, angora rabbit and goat hair will be exhibited.

The Ulster County Handspinners Guild is a group devoted to the teaching, promotion and encouragement of the art of handspinning. The Guild participates in workshops, spin-ins, county fairs and fleece to shawl competitions. They have a book and video library and own fiber related equipment that all members can borrow.

Details

Date:
August 20
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://bit.ly/MPersen

Organizer

Ulster County Clerk’s Office
Phone:
845-340-3040
Email:
countyclerk@co.ulster.ny.us
View Organizer Website

Venue

Matthewis Persen House Museum
74 John Street
Kingston, NY
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