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Reticule Sewing Class

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reticule Sewing Class
Saturday, January 14 th 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Class fee: $25.00 – Pay on day of class.
Register by calling the park visitor center.
Join instructor Donna Horowitz for an afternoon of sewing women's reticules. These small handbags were designed at the
end of the 1700's when women's fashions moved away from the use of a separate pocket. They were used for many
reasons and women carried multiple reticules with contents ranging from basic necessities to yarn for knitting. These bags
remain in use for today's needs.
Class fee to include pattern/instruction for 4 separate reticules, sample fabric and thread, Decorative lace /trim will not be
supplied. This class is designed for sewing machine use but hand sewing is welcome. Student to provide sewing machine,
basic sewing tools (scissors, pins, seam ripper), lunch/snack.
Class is open to those who sew ages 14 and above.


January 14
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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