Homespun 2020: Textile Craft Activities for Children
Beverly L. York and Suzanne LaTulipe
Windham Textile and History Museum
These textile craft videos were funded by a grant from the Last Green Valley. Click on the links to see each video.
Making Textiles in Colonial Connecticut
Before the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, thread and cloth were made by hand.
Above: How to make linen from flax.
Above: Flax break.
Above: Flax wheel.
Above: Flyer on flax wheel.
Above: How to make wool from fleece.
Above: Great wheel.
Above: Niddy noddy.
Above: Quill winder.
Above: Click reel.
Above: Mechanism on click reel.