Weaving & Spinning Demonstrations

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Event Audience: 

Family
Child
Adult

Fee: 

Free with admission to the Museum

In recognition of National Spinning and Weaving week, members of the Prairie Weavers Guild will demonstrate various methods of spinning and weaving at the Illinois State Museum. Guild members will be spinning wool, with examples of various kinds of yarn, and cotton from seed to thread. Visitors will be able to observe loom weaving on table, rigid heddle, inkle and potholder looms. 

Photo by Roman Boed

Spinning wheel photo by Roman Boed

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