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Venetian Carpet Holly Berry

First Fabric on our New Tenting Frame

Finally Building a Tenting Frame

Silk and Cashmere Scarf Weaving Class

Make a luxurious silk and cashmere scarf for someone special. This is a beginning weaving class. No prior weaving knowledge necessary. All equipment and materials are provided. Classes start at 9:00 am and go until 4:00 but the studio remains open all evening for students.

Cost for the weekend: $250.00, includes lunch both days.
Class is limited to 6 students. – Lots of personal attention!

Saturday October 24 – Sunday October 25, 2015
9am – 4pm.

Please contact us for details.

Our Work at the Emma Hale House

A Remake of the Lincoln shawl

A version of the Lincoln Shawl for the Beekman 1802 Mercantile

An Historic 15 Star Flag


We are reproducing an historic 15 star flag. Wove the bunting, Kate Smith at Easton Hill did the dyeing. Now the piecing in the tradition fashion. Stars to be placed on the canton next.
Oh the projects we get involved in!

Drapery fabric for Hill House in MN

Still working on the color way for them but here it is in the colors that they chose.

Still working on the color way for them but here it is in the colors that they chose.

Here is another color way.

Here is another color way.

The Hyde Hall Stair Carpet


The Hyde Hall stair carpet which we wove this winter, is being installed by David and Charlene Hunt of the Vermont Rug Company today.

The aubergine color in the border brings out the mahogany stair rail and treads. The very fine nose of each tread is a detail that I hadn’t noticed until the carpet was installed.
This is a Damask Venetian Carpet, which is a structure mentioned in inventories but rarely found as surviving fragments. We have a small border piece from the early 19th century and only images of surviving centers. Together we made this Venetian Damask carpet for Hyde Hall.