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1. Tying of the first layers on the pillow top frame. 
 Tying of the first layers on the pillow top frame. Textiles; Tying of the first layers on the pillow top frame.

2. Materials for making pillow tops. Wooden frame, small twine needle, fishing twine and wool of various Materials for making pillow tops. Wooden frame, small twine needle, fishing twine and wool of various colours, and a knife. Textiles; Materials for making pillow tops. Wooden frame, small twine needle, fishing twine, and wool of various colours, and a knife. This was taken at Weaving in the Woods, a pillow top making workshop organized by The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador in partnership with Memorial Universities Folklore 6740 class. The workshop was held on November 3, 2012 and was instructed by Elizabeth Murphy.

3. Weaving the first layers on the pillow top frame. 
 Weaving the first layers on the pillow top frame. Textiles; Weaving the first layers on the pillow top frame.

4. Weaving pillow tops
 Weaving pillow tops Textiles; Nicole Penney weaving a pillow top, a textile traditionally crafted by men working in the lumber camps.

5. Weaving in the Woods: Pillow top workshop. 
 Weaving in the Woods: Pillow top workshop. Textiles; Weaving in the Woods, a pillow top making workshop organized by The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador in partnership with Memorial Universities Folklore 6740 class. The workshop was held at Cochrane Street United Church on November 3, 2012 and was instructed by Elizabeth Murphy.

6. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top belonging to Georgina Mercer. This pillow top was made by Mercer's father in Buchans, in 1949, where her father was working for the mine and living away from home in the mining camp. He made this small pillow top for Mercer's little rocking chair and was given to her when she was just a baby. Pillow top is laid on same rocking chair Mercer has had since she was a young girl.

7. A pillow top woven by Nicole Penney 
 A pillow top woven by Nicole Penney Textiles; A pillow top woven by Nicole Penney. Pillow tops are a textile traditionally crafted by men working in the lumber camps.

8. Mercer, Georgina. Pillow Top. Back of pillow top. 
 Mercer, Georgina. Pillow Top. Back of pillow top. Textiles; A pillow tops belonging to Georgina Mercer. This pillow top was made by Mercer's father in Buchans, in 1949, where her father was working for the mine and living away from home in the mining camp. He made this small pillow top for Mercer's little rocking chair and was given to her when she was just a baby. Back of pillow top.

9. Vanndering, Dorothy. Interview with Dorothy Vaandering, St. John's
 Vanndering, Dorothy. Interview with Dorothy Vaandering, St. John's Textiles; Interview with Dorothy Vaandering on the topic of learning how to make pillow tops. Vanndering discusses meeting a new friend at a pillow top workshop and coping with the death of that friend through creating pillow tops.

10. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top created circa 1974-1985 by Georgina Mercer and her father. Her father constructed a pillow top frame and he showed her how to make a pillow top. The large orange and brown pillow top was given to Mercer's grandmother. This pillow top is now owned by Mercer. The pillow top is shown resting on the seat of a rocking chair, a common use for pillow tops.

11. Elizabeth Murphy shows the class a partly woven pillow top on the handmade wooden frame. 
 Elizabeth Murphy shows the class a partly woven pillow top on the handmade wooden frame. Textiles; Elizabeth Murphy shows the class a partly woven pillow top on the handmade wooden frame. The frames were made by Murphy's husband.

12. Corner of wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula
 Corner of wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula Textiles; A wooden pillow top frame made in Rushoon, NL circa 1960. Constructed by Ned Barry

13. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top frame created by Georgina Mercer and her father, circa 1974-1985.

14. Making pillow tops at the Weaving in the Woods workshop 
 Making pillow tops at the Weaving in the Woods workshop Textiles; Making pillow tops at the Weaving in the Woods Workshop held on Nov. 3, 2012 at Cochrane Street United Church.

15. Large wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula 
 Large wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula Textiles; A large wooden frame used to make pillow tops. Constructed in 2006, based on a model by Harold Murphy

16. Kate Bride
 Kate Bride Textiles; Pillow top woven by Kate Bride at the Weaving in the Wood pillow top workshop held at Cochrane Street United Church on Nov. 3, 2012.

17. Kate Bride
 Kate Bride Textiles; Pillow top woven by Kate Bride at the Weaving in the Wood pillow top workshop held at Cochrane Street United Church on Nov. 3, 2012.

18. A close up view of the pom poms on the topside of a completed pillow top
 A close up view of the pom poms on the topside of a completed pillow top Textiles; A close up view of the pom poms on the topside of a completed pillow top. Woven by Nicole Penney on November 3, 2012.

19. Corner of large wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula 
 Corner of large wooden frame used to make pillow tops, Burin Peninsula Textiles; A large wooden frame used to make pillow tops. Constructed in 2006, based on a model by Harold Murphy

20. John Weeks, circa 1944
 John Weeks, circa 1944 Textiles; John Weeks, of Duntara, worked on American army transport ships at various times during the Second World War as a master carpenter and also as an able seaman. He was 21 years old when this picture was taken in Boston at the British Embassy. Circa 1944
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