Learning to Weave

Get creative while learning about historic clothes

At Pierce House or your site, learn how clothing and other textiles were produced in colonial times. Examine and card raw wool and learn how it is spun into yarn. Then get creative as you weave your own project on a loom. Projects vary based on the age of students and the length of the session. May be offered as a one-time program or multi-session course in which students build skills from week to week.


Program Details

Available weekdays, year-round, for grades 5 – 12.

60 – 90 minutes per program. Maximum 25 students per program
At the Museum: $75 for up to 14 students, $100 for 15 – 25 students.

At Your Site: $100 for one program, $50 for each additional program (same day).

Type of Program: Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts

Related Topics: Colonial Life, Fiber Arts, Story & Crafts

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