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Shaker Chair Seat Weaving

Shaker Chair Seat Weaving Workshop

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free – $25.00

Shaker Chair Seat Weaving Workshop

Saturday, February 25, 2023

1 – 4 pm

Learn to weave a chair seat with Shaker tape and help Enfield Shaker Museum! In all Shaker communities, fabric tape was preferred over rush or wood splint for chair seats. Fabric tape is longer lasting and is simple to weave. Any chair seat with rails on all four sides may be woven with tape.

Our wonderful reproduction Shaker ladderback chairs, used for all of our events and meetings, need some tender loving care. Using one of our chairs and chair tape, we will teach you the art and mystery of chair seat weaving. Or you can bring tape—or purchase tape in our Gift Shop—to reweave your own chair, for a modest fee.

All levels of chair seat weavers (total novice to experienced) are welcome. We have an abundance of chairs that need new seats!

Refreshments will be served.

All participants will need to bring scissors and a hammer.

Free for participants who will be weaving Museum chairs

$25 for participants weaving their own chairs + materials

Class size limited to 10. Advance registration required.

Museum Board president and expert Shaker chair weaver Carolyn Smith leads this workshop.

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Venue

Enfield Shaker Museum
447 NH Route 4A
Enfield, NH 03748 United States
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Phone
(603) 632-4346