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Cotton and Candlewicking at Historic Bath


Soft spun cotton thread on unbleached muslin can create beautiful white on white home textiles. The soft cotton thread also can be braided and used to form the wick for candles. Historic Bath will show you how to embroider your own decorative piece using white thread Jan. 11, at 10 a.m.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. The $10 fee may be paid at Historic Bath the day of the program. For additional information on the program and Historic Bath, please call (252) 923-3971. Historic Bath is part of the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

About Historic Bath State Historic Site
Historic Bath became North Carolina’s first town and was incorporated in 1705. It was the colony’s first port of entry and was home to North Carolina’s first public library. The Visitor Center is located at 207 Carteret St. The site is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information about special events, tours, weddings and parties, please call (252) 923-3971. Tickets are $2 for adults, $1 for students and apply separately for the Bonner and Palmer-Marsh Houses. Historic Bath is within the Division of State Historic Sites of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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