June 7, 2011

a celebration of textiles {the textile museum. washington, dc} PART 1

This annual two-day festival {June 4-5} offers something for everyone, especially for the kids.  
My kids loved the stenciling and weaving. Sebastian turned out to be an excellent weaver!

block printing & stenciling table

all prints hung to dry in the patio

live sheep shearing

yarn spinning 

Sweet Shot Day


  1. Oh I love this, I want to be there!

  2. Now these were just incredible shots. Love the first one!

    Hope you have a great day!

  3. Oh my, what a post: love all these
    pics Anabel, the live sheep shearing
    ones drive me insane.
    Hugs & kisses to all of you!

  4. I love the textile museum! Sounds like a fun day - love the artwork of the leaves!

  5. what an interesting and funny day for children! i had nerver seen a yarn spinning lady :)

  6. I would have a blast at something like that I think. The little shaved sheep is so cute...kind of like bama when he gets a haircut, haha :)

  7. Oh my goodness... how fun! What a wonderful festival. So much to learn. Great shots! :)

  8. Your blog should be a destination for anyone who says they are bored, or doesn't know what to do with their time. This post, with its industry and sense of community is inspiring and the photos are beautiful. The joy of lifelong learning is perfectly illustrated here.

  9. What a lot of fun things to do. I love places like that. I hope to take Kaishon to something like that this summer. : ) The sheep looks totally different, doesn't it?

  10. WOW! Great photos! This is exactly the kind of place and learning experience I want to bring my daughter to. Thanks for showing us Anabel!

  11. Hi,

    Great efforts. You may also like know about some of the Textile Museum around the world. I hope you heard about the Calico Museum Ahmedabad. It is India's one of the oldest museum on Textile.....


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