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A Very Special Sale of Our Beautiful Fabrics

Help! We are overstocked with glorious fabrics that we have made for some very fancy customers, so we’re having a special overstock sale on Saturday, February 25 from 9am to 4pm at our mill.

Buy a yard or more of our historic or high fashion fabrics that are one of a kind at super sale prices! We really need the space so, a great savings for you and more space for us.

Our bundles of scraps for $10.00 are a great little surprise gift for anyone, and if you missed out at the Holiday Sale, we still have a few scarves, blankets, hand towels and placemats available!

My blanket of Courage

Please Join Us For Our Second Annual Open House

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Please join us for our second annual open house this holiday season, where you can take a tour of the mill, watch our historic looms run, see our current projects and buy holiday gifts from our showroom.

Open House Schedule:

  • Saturday, December 3, 9am-5pm: mill tours and refreshments
  • Sunday, December 4, 9am-5pm: mill tours and refreshments
  • Sunday, 2:30pm: lecture on Hyde Hall curtain fabrics

We are located at 143 Baxter Road in Cherry Valley NY 13320
Phone: 518.284.2729

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Summer Weaving Workshops

The 1751 Damask

Worsted and crepe cloak fabric

Reproduction Blankets on the Loom

Jacket fabric for the HBO series West World

Schedule for Textile History Forum, April 29 – May 1, 2016

Friday April 29

9:30am: Introduction to Hyde Hall by Jonathan Maney

10am: How do we know what we know? Basic textile identification with Rabbit Goody

12:30pm: Lunch

2pm George Clarke, The Builder – Receipts That Tell Us So Much by Jill Maney

3:15pm: Break

3:30-5pm: Hands-on identification…practical experience in fiber analysis and technical recording of textile information.

Dinner on your own.

Saturday April 30

9:30am: What should the windows look like? with Bruno Lopez Poulin

10:30am: The special textile collections at Hyde Hall – identifying and dating the red worsted damask and cataloging textiles for Hyde Hall

12:30pm: Lunch

2pm: More special textile collections at Hyde Hall – Identifying, dating and cataloging textiles for Hyde Hall

5:30pm: Wine and cheese reception for the Board of Trustees and donors at Hyde Hall and dinner with Hyde Hall Staff

Sunday May 1st

10am: The Textile Roadshow – identification of participants’ textiles

12:30pm Lunch

2pm: Trims and their importance: The Collection at Hyde Hall and Tassel and Trim Making in the 19th Century.

Hyde Hall has an extraordinary collection of curtains and gilt valances from the Great House Dining Room and Drawing Room. Together we will piece together the physical evidence and work with experts to understand and reassemble the parts of the surviving drapery so that we can reconstruct the magnificent window treatments as they once were. This is a unique experience for anyone who is interested in textile history. Together we will “remake” history at Hyde Hall.

Register for the Textile History Forum 2016

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When: Friday April 29 through Sunday May 1, 2016
Where: Hyde Hall in Glimmerglass State Park, Springfield, NY 13333
Click here for driving directions.

Please join us for a very special Textile History Forum on Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2016. This year we are planning a hands-on forum to identify and date the surviving drapery fabrics at Hyde Hall. This is an unprecedented opportunity for anyone interested in historic fabrics to work with experts and help catalog this amazing collection of early 19th century fabrics and trims.

Hyde Hall has an extensive collection of curtains and gilt valances from the Great House Dining Room and Drawing Room. As a group, we will piece together the physical evidence and, with the help of experts, reassemble the parts so that we can reconstruct the magnificent window treatments as they once were.

Lunches and one dinner are included in the registration fee of $225.00. Single day participation is $100.00

Please contact us if you have questions. We look forward to a great experience at this wonderful historic mansion. Click here to register.