Ever since my article “My Life as a Revolutionary War Reenactor” appeared in Spin Off Spring 2018, several people have contacted me regarding my comment about turning children into spinning wheels. Anyone who has spun in public knows how curious children can be. However, when we demonstrate, it’s not always feasible to let them try […]

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Learning to spin is no longer a necessity, and many folks don’t understand the mysterious process behind making yarn. Revolutionary War reenactor Terri Drouin-Guerette shares some of her experiences showing people how to spin yarn at Old Sturbridge Village, a living history museum in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, in the Spring 2018 issue of Spin Off. Demonstrating […]

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