Learn the secrets of genteel civilian and officers’ coats. Under the instruction of VP of Public History, Stuart Lilie, learn and practice techniques for corded buttonholes, laced buttonholes, perfect pocket flaps, feathered edges, button stands, lining and pleats, building samples of each to take home. On the second day, join Director of Interpretation, Nicholas Spadone, to build your own gold or silver epaulettes.
The cost $165 (Fort Ticonderoga Members $140). The workshop includes lunch, cut-out samplers, and epaulette kits, and sewing materials. Advanced reservation required by calling 518-585-6190.