Date(s) - 04/16/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Campus Martius Museum
Cost: $25 per person
Topic: Weaving Machines and Basic Weaving Techniques
nit.ty – grit.ty
Definition: The most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation
The Nitty Gritty Series explores the finer aspects of chosen exhibits in Campus Martius and The Ohio River Museums. Presenters who have a special interest in their chosen topic will share their stories and expertise with participants. This program is for adults. Students ages 12-18 must have parental supervision.
April will feature Campus Martius’s loom and spinning resources as participants learn the basics of weaving and take a turn at one of our multi-warped looms. Guests will learn about the evolution of the loom and get first-hand experience as they create their own “mug-rug” with provided hand looms.
All Dates in this Series:
January 22 – Basic Traditional Gunsmithing Techniques of the 19th Century
February 5 – Quilling – Creating the Perfect Valentine
April 16 – Weaving Machines and Basic Weaving Techniques
May 21 – Steam Power on Land and Water
July 9 – Civil War Cannons and Mortars and Projectiles, Oh My!
August 20 – Modern Hand Quilting
November 12 – Timber Tools and Framing on the Frontier