spinning wheel


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spinning wheel

a wheel-like machine for spinning at home, having one hand- or foot-operated spindle
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Sleeping Beauty is a fairly well known story anyway; Princess Aurora pricks her finger on a spinning wheel, falls asleep along with the whole palace and is awoken by true love's first kiss.
A spokesman for the Abbey Players said: "We really need a spinning wheel to make the production even better.
With automation running the industrial production, the weavers realise the limitations of their spinning wheel.he weavers also complain of government apathy, they say that they haven't had any help.
Now, six years into retirement,Jim even has his own spinning wheels - that he has made himself.
A slightly pedantic performance of Vltava opened the concert, while the Dvorak Golden Spinning Wheel, with its sparkling orchestration virtually giving everyone in the RLPO a solo opportunity made, surely, a welcome return to Liverpool for Pesek.
Not least among the attractions was a balanced programme that spliced the well-tried (Smetana's Vltava from Ma Vlast), with the virtually unknown (Dvorak's Golden Spinning Wheel tone poem).
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (ANI): Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has developed an innovative spinning wheel, which apart from spinning yarn also generates electricity sufficient to energize rural homes for 7-8 hours.
Discover the full brutality of life behind bars at Beaumaris Gaol before stopping off at Spinning Wheel Tearooms (above) for a snack Pictures: ROBERT PARRY JONES
Rihanna, 21, entered the stage chained to a spinning wheel before belting out two tracks from her new album, 'Wait Your Turn and Hard' on November 22, reports the Sun.
That Christmas yielded my very own spinning wheel. Each Christmas and birthday to follow brought a new addition to my craft and thus began my intimate relationship with handspinning.
When Beauty returns to her palace home, the evil Carabosse disguises herself as an old woman and tricks the princess into pricking her finger on a spinning wheel. As the princess falls asleep so does the rest of the palace.
During the week, staff have had the chance to learn how to play the saxophone, do a face massage or use a spinning wheel.