Thursday, April 27, 2023

Times: Begins at 6:00 p.m.

Cost: FREE for Old Sturbridge Village and Coggeshall Farm Museum members. Must be a member to join the live webinar.

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cover of the book "Needle & Thread" showing scissors, a book, and a sewing kit from the 19th centuryMEMBERS ONLY | Not a member? Join Today!

Join Curator of Textiles and Collections Manager Rebecca Beall, and Director of Collections and Research Derek Heidemann as they talk about their new Old Sturbridge Village publication Needle & Thread: The Art and Skill of Clothing an Early 19th Century Family. Drawing on Old Sturbridge Village’s extensive collection, Needle & Thread showcases early 19th-century garments as well as essential sewing tools and household equipment that supported the work of New England housewives. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating this book and the stories that lie within it.

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