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Traditional Fiber Arts Series: Abbie Clifford’s Stockings, Make-it-Modern Workshop
March 31, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$50
Continuing the exploration of the world of Abbie Clifford, a sea captain’s wife from Stockton Springs, Maine, through her knitting. In this workshop, we will update Abbie’s design to create a modern-day pair of socks to wear.
Materials will be mailed to participants starting February 14th. Participants must provide their own scissors; all other materials are provided. Registration deadline for the Make-it-Modern Workshop is March 23rd.
A sailor, knitter, and historian, Libby Meier studies the material and social world of Maine ships. She cataloged many of PMM’s manuscript collections, including Abbie Clifford’s papers, as a project archivist in 2020 and 2021. She is currently assistant curator for the Hart Nautical Collections at the MIT Museum.
Workshop fee: $50
Register here by March 23rd
This workshop is made possible by a grant from the Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.