Sheep Shearing Day

May 31 2014
  1. 10am4pm
  2. 570-247-7175
  3. Yes
  4. Yes
  5. http://www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org
  6. info@httm.org
  7. Home Textile Tool Museum
  8. 1819 Orwell Hill Rd., Orwell
  9. Bradford

Watch the Shearer celebrate this remarkable skill as he demonstrates positioning the sheep, where to begin and how to completely remove the fleece in one huge, fluffy piece. Roger Thomas, explains the history and lore of shearing, giving personal stories as he demonstrates. Times for shearing: 11:30 am and 1 p.m. Special instruction in felting wool around a piece of home made soap. Free kits to youth