The widow, who had been at her spinning wheel
, rose up with a cry of alarm.
The leisure hours left to me after I had given the requisite orders to the head-shepherds, overseers, and other labourers, I passed in such employments as are not only allowable but necessary for young girls, those that the needle, embroidery cushion, and spinning wheel
usually afford, and if to refresh my mind I quitted them for a while, I found recreation in reading some devotional book or playing the harp, for experience taught me that music soothes the troubled mind and relieves weariness of spirit.
However, the air is soon chilled by the arrival of evil Fairy Carabosse (Ghenadii Badika) who places a curse on the new born baby, proclaiming that she will prick her finger on a spinning wheel
Audiences will be treated to a new version of Sleeping Beauty, which starts at 7.30pm, but organisers are still searching the town to find a spinning wheel
Bare-knuckle fighter Quinn McDonagh was lured to The Spinning Wheel
bar in Dundalk, Co Louth, where five hooded men invited him to go with them.
Once seen as the symbol of freedom struggle and Gandhian values of self-reliance, the traditional charkha, (spinning wheel
), appears to have spun out of economic relevance for the weavers.
The theme of textiles continues on Saturday and Sunday, with costumed demonstrations of Anglo-Saxon spinning and weaving techniques, using the traditional `drop spindle' technique of hand-spinning wool, which was in use long before the spinning wheel
The Spinning Wheel
,in Beaumaris,is to hold a Welsh Day from June to September.
My role was to spin the web of deceit that ensnared the Princess into pricking her finger on a spinning wheel
. The total confidence Mr Campbell exudes should be tempered with the knowledge that neither the public nor a wicked fairy would trust him as far as they can spin him.
Each spinning wheel
can take up to five weeks to make.''
The familiar - Smetana's Vltava - and the rare - Dvorak's tone-poem The Golden Spinning Wheel
'Charkha', a small spindle type spinning wheel
used primarily for spinning cotton and other short-stapled fibers, has become more of an antique item.