Wool is spun into yarn before it hits the loom. Karen Clancy cards the fibers and feeds the spinning wheel.
Posts tagged “trades”
The tailor’s art is all in the cut. Journeyman Tailor Mark Hutter threads the needle of historic fashion.| Transcript
Colonists went green before green was a movement. Learn to keep an organic garden the Colonial Williamsburg way. Master Gardener Wesley Greene talks about history’s methods.| Transcript
The gun is part of America’s creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.| Transcript
The coopers’s cask is one of mankind’s strongest constructions, and the ubiquitous container for shipping items wet and dry. Meet cooper Ramona Vogel to learn more about the trade.| Transcript
Hear tales of hair farms, shaved heads, yak fur, and wigs rigged with live ammunition, told by wigmaker Betty Myers.| Transcript