Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
Jenny Lewin showed us techniques for making ribbon embroidery at our September meeting, giving some very pretty results. Advertisements
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.
Make Kumihimo Braids with Liz Baker. Liz will be bringing along all the required bits and pieces in different colours, as well as the know how. That’s next Thursday, for our June meeting. If you want to use your own threads, you will need similar weight threads to 6 strand embroidery cotton, 8 threads in …
May’s meeting is our AGM. But it’s not all about committees and future planning. Come along with your pillow and enjoy making lace too.