Tag Archives: Weaving

Visiting the Mill

The Loft Trading family had a day out at The Mill. We had a great time finding out more about the whole process from start to finish… it really is fascinating! Unfortunately a dying trade in Ireland. The girls were so interested, especially our eldest daughter Sally. We even managed to each have a turn at […]

Weaving in 1907…

Loft visited the Ulster Folk Museum on Monday 1st April. The most interesting bit was the draper’s shop, R.J.SLOANE, based directly on the original from Kilkeel in Co. Down. We saw the drapery shop as it would have been around 1907, complete with the weaver at work in the ‘shed’ at the rear of the shop. […]