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Connecting Threads: In Association With Celtic Colours
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Louisbourg, NS
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Connecting Threads: In Association With Celtic Colours
Connecting Threads
October 11, 2017

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada present Connecting Threads, a day-long event dedicated to women's domestic arts.

Connecting Threads offers four workshops, each one highlighting a traditional domestic craft that women of 18th century Louisbourg were skilled in.

Workshops will be taught in dyeing, needlework, spinning, and knitting. Each workshop lasts five hours with a lunch break. Participants will receive a short orientation tour of the Fortress site followed by hands-on instruction in traditional techniques to produce an 18th century-style take-home project to finish.

Connecting Threads celebrates the contributions of the colonial woman whose practical creativity helped to clothe her family and contribute to the household economy.

Price: $90 tax included per participant (materials and light lunch included)
Participant can register for one workshop only.

Les ficelles du métier
Le 11 octobre 2017
10 h à 15 h 30

L'Association de la Forteresse de Louisbourg et Parcs Canada présentent Les ficelles du métier, une journée entière dédiée aux arts domestiques.

Les ficelles du métier offre quatre ateliers, chacun mettant en valeur un type d'artisanat traditionnel auquel les femmes de Louisbourg du 18e siècle excellaient.

Des ateliers seront donnés en teinture, travail à l'aiguille/broderie, filage de la laine et tricot. Chaque atelier durera cinq heures avec une pause à l'heure du midi. Les participants auront d'abord une visite d'orientation de la forteresse suivie de sessions d'instruction et de pratique des techniques traditionnelles afin de produire un projet de style du 18e siècle à emporter avec soi.

Les ficelles du métier célèbre les contributions de la femme coloniale qui grâce à sa créativité pratique a su vêtir sa famille et contribuer à léconomie de son foyer.

Prix : 90 $ par participant (matériel et léger dîner inclus)
Chaque participant participera à un atelier seulement.



Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (View)
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Louisbourg, NS B1C2L2

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Fortress Louisbourg Association
On BPT Since: Feb 26, 2016
Fortress Louisbourg Association
(902) 733-3548

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