Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
Exhibitions and displays at OIDFA 2016In Ljubljana, Slovenia Advertisements
Fenland Lacemakers were demonstrating today at the Makit Fenland Fair. The theme of our display was Autumn Colours.
This Thursday come along and make lace at our working evening. And don’t forget to bring along your items ready for the Autumn themed lace display at the Makit Fair on Saturday.
Jenny Lewin showed us techniques for making ribbon embroidery at our September meeting, giving some very pretty results.
Four of our members, Sue Huckstep, Liz Baker, Pat Castlo and Kath Brandle had a very good day demonstrating lacemaking in the sunshine at Fen Ditton. There was a lot of interest in the craft, with many children – both boys and girls – having a go on the practice pillows.
After the summer break, our next meeting is on Thursday 7 September when Jenny Lewin will be holding her ribbon embroidery workshop. We will need to bring: Basic sewing kit, scissors and embroidery threads. Small embroidery hoop if you have one, but Jenny will bring some as well. Jenny will make up small packs of …
A week after Haddenham we had some tables at the Hemingford Abbots Flower Festival.
Some of our members have been demonstrating bobbin lacemaking at recent summer events in Cambridgeshire, including The Fen Experience held on 18 June in Haddenham.