“We all learned a lot from this project,” said Kathleen Corcoran of Amesbury, whose guild title as president is “Lady NOBO.”
Reusch said the women were so impressed with the birthplace they hope to hold a “fiber” day this summer and present demonstrations by area weavers, spinners and possibly dyers. The group also hopes to have its June meeting at the birthplace.
“And it’s all because Terry (Anderson) came to Snowbound and saw the loom,” he said.
The NOBO Handweaving Guild typically meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Newbury Library in Byfield.
Whittier’s Birthplace is now open for the season. For more information visit online at www.johngreenleafwhittier.com.