The Weavers of Harmony Flax to Linen Demonstration

Visitors to Harmony can view the flax-to-linen process at the Weavers Cabin, 234 Mercer St, Saturday afternoon from noon to 4 p.m. The Weavers of Harmony event is free, and visitors can participate in the process.

Giving a play-by-play explanation of the process will be Tom Grote from Stahlstown in
Westmoreland County. Grote has been involved with the Stahlstown Scutching Festival for
more than 30 years--scutching being the process that separates the straw and woody stems
from the flax fibers.

Photo: Weaving enthusiast Karen Parsons, Gibsonia, handles a bundle of flax in the first step of
making linen cloth. (Photo provided by Weavers of Harmony)

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When?
Aug 6 2022 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Weaver's Cabin
234 Mercer St
Harmony, PA
724-591-3862

Contact Info

Lisel Moser, Harmony Weavers
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