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Shetland museum. Absolutely wonderful clothes, the upper body garment looking remarkably like an 18th c. bed gown.

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hand spinning. HEY, RHENDA! i can do this! i have a whell too. but, a friend who is also in living history made me a drop spindle out of a section of a small tree. it is reallt beautiful.

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