Homeschool Day: Common Threads – NEGA History Center

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Homeschool Day: Common Threads – NEGA History Center

January 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Northeast Georgia History Center invites homeschool families to our first Homeschool Day of 2023, Common Threads. Come learn about how clothing was made in the 18th and early 19th centuries at home from spinning thread to sewing the final garment and everything in between. All activities and stations are ongoing from 10 AM – 1 PM:

Spinning Demonstration: Learn the skill of spinning yarn and try it for yourself!

Weaving Cloth: Learn the basics of weaving using a lap loom.
Sewing Tutorial: Learn basic stitches and test your knowledge with a needle and thread. Take home your sewing square as a souvenir!

Equipment & Artifacts: View our display of antique sewing machines including one from the mid-1800s that will be used for demonstration.

Exhibit Scavenger Hunt: See if you can find the textile and fashion artifacts in our exhibits! Find all items and you receive a prize.

We greatly appreciate you pre-registering for this event at:

You may purchase admission at the door.


January 26, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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NEGA History Center
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NEGA History Center
322 Academy St NE
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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