Texas Forts Trail Region

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

Fort McKavett: A Stitch in Time: Company Tailors and the Tailor Trade at Fort McKavett

June 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Fort McKavett State Historic Site

This will be an interactive educational program highlighting the tailor shops at Fort McKavett. Visitors will be able to interact with living historians as they construct and repair mid-19th century clothing using the same methods the original tailors used historically on site. 

Practice your stitches with yarn and cards showing the various hand stitches used by the tailors in the plying of their trade. 


  • Fort McKavett State Historic Site
  • 7066 FM 864
  • Fort McKavett, Texas
  • 76841


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  • Regular admission fees apply

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