Huntington Historical Society Demo

Spring Spinning Retreat at the Post-Morrow Foundation with an Impromptu Jam Session from our talented members, Toni & Martha.

Video credit to Jessica. Click on Toni to open the video!

Winter Spinning Retreat at the Post-Morrow Foundation in Brookhaven


2022 Spinning Flax with a Distaff – October 2022 Program

Spreading out (drafting) the flax, rolling it onto the distaff, securing the flax.

2022 Huntington Apple Festival Demonstration
Toni spinning on guild great wheel with Martha drop spinning behind her!
Below, Anne spinning next to a display of goodies made by our talented members.

2022 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival (Rhinebeck)
While a few members were on the Island hard at work demonstrating in Huntington. Some of us were shopping, goofing off, and competing at Rhinebeck.

The glorious fall color & weather!

SSGLI at Rhinebeck

Martha & Kelly found their ears!

Hanging out with friends both old and new! Kelly seems to find the celebrities four footed and two! Spreading our wings and to show off our Rhinebeck shawls.

Learning about the farm to fashion movement.

SSGLI with Spin City at the Fleece to Shawl Competition
Kelly and Michele had the privilege of filling in last minute on the Spin City Team. WOW! What an adventure!

2022 Making Distaves from a Bamboo Torch – September Program

2022 Sagtikos Manor Mourning Day Demonstration
Martha & Toni teaching people about spinning.

2022 Longwood Festival Demonstration
Patti & Martha demonstrating drop spinning. Great job ladies! Get ’em while they are young!

2022 Smithtown Historical Society Fall Festival Demonstration
Big turn out for the Smithtown Historical Society! GO TEAM!


November Program – Spindle Wheels

October Program – Spinning Wheel Drives

September Program – Spinning Wheel Round Robin


Indigo Dyeing Rhinebeck Weekend 2020

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