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Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri Oct 05, 2018 05:00 PM


115 Derby StreetSalem, MA 01970
The House of the Seven Gables



The Costume Repair/Sewing Volunteer will sew/repair identified pieces of clothing necessary for our Museum Programming. These costumes assist with the performances done during our fall shows. They are worn in the Turner/Ingersoll Mansion, otherwise known as The House of the Seven Gables, and Hawthorne’s Birthplace. They are worn by our actors and actresses. (Beginning of the summer)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sew pieces of costume

  • Repair damaged or worn costumes

  • Iron costumes (if need be)

  • Clean and launder costumes (if need be)

  • Use of needle, thread, scissors


  • Basic Sewing

  • Interest in Sewing

  • Ability to accept supervision, work both independently and in a group, and be flexible to changing situations.


  • Sewing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 2
  • Work with volunteer

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