Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Fort Worth: Making Your Own "Housewife"

April 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A Civil War soldier was often sent to battle with a small rolled up fabric wallet (“housewife”) containing items to make emergency repairs to his uniform. Join Teresa as she guides you through the process of making your own kit/fabric wallet that can be used for everything from sewing to carrying tools. Program is designed to be an adult or adult/child activity. Limit of 2 children per adult. $15 per person program fee includes general Village admission, and class materials. Reservations required by April 4. Registration form is available on our web site.


  • Log Cabin Village
  • 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • 76109



  • $15

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