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Winter Workshop Series- French Veste & Gaiters
December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
One event on December 4, 2016 at 9:00 am
Join Director of Interpretation, Stuart Lilie, and Curator of Collections, Matthew Keagle, for this step-by-step course on the construction of French soldiers’ veste or sleeved waistcoat and linen gaiters. From basic sewing techniques, to the assembly and fitting, explore 18th century tailoring techniques. Examine the latest research on the materials, fit, and issuance of these garments.
Workshop includes lunch, sewing materials, and cut-out kits for your veste and gaiters.
Learn more at fortticonderoga.org.