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Gretchen Cowie: Fiber Processing

Castile Historical House Museum 17 Park Rd East, Castile, NY, United States

Part 1 of 3 part series taking raw wool to a finished product. Fiber Processing: In this session, learn to take the fiber off the animal to usable fleece, using processes such as skirting, washing, drying, combing and carding. Part 2: July 6th noon-3:30pm   Spinning and Plying: see what it takes to go from fiber […]

Gretchen Cowie: Spinning and Plying

Castile Historical House Museum 17 Park Rd East, Castile, NY, United States

Part 2 of 3 part series taking raw wool to a finished product. Spinning and Plying: see what it takes to go from fiber roving to yarn. We will look at all the different tools one uses to take you from fiber roving to a yarn. Using wheels and drop spindles to learn how to […]

Gretchen Cowie: Yarn Finishing and Weaving

Castile Historical House Museum 17 Park Rd East, Castile, NY, United States

Part 3 of 3 part series taking raw wool to a finished product. Yarn finishing and weaving. After you have made a yarn, it is time to finish it, making it a perfect skein of yarn. Learn how to wet finish yarn. We will also look at what local plants could be used for naturally […]

Canyon Camera Club: photography / photo mounting demonstration

Castile Historical House Museum 17 Park Rd East, Castile, NY, United States

Canyon Camera Club: photography / photo mounting demonstration. 12 to 3:30 pm. Castile Historical House Museum, 17 Park Rd. East, Castile. Love of Photography and recording the past. Canyon Camera Club's topic will be a brief history of the camera & photography, including how a camera works and how to take a better photograph. The […]