Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
Fenland Lace Makers will be holding an exhibition from 27 July to 29 September 2019. ‘Whole stitch, Half stitch, Twist’ gives a brief history of lace, looking at traditional and modern pieces and showcasing members’ work. The Norris Museum, The Broadway, St. Ives PE27 5BX. Go to http://www.norrismuseum.org.uk for opening hours Demo days: 5th and …
Another successful Lace Day for Fenland Lacemakers.the speaker, Louise West gave a fascinating talk about her contribution to the design work of Nottingham Contemporary. The building facade features lace panels in concrete. The raffle proceeds were donated to Leukaemia UK, in memory of Ash Firth. This year’s theme of Spring was represented by colourful lace …
Hoping to come to Lace Day, but have been unable to buy tickets because of problems with the phone line? You will be able to buy a ticket at the door, so please come along.
Our next meeting will be on 7 February 2019 at 7.30 in the Reading Room, Hemingford Grey. Look out for our 2019 programme coming soon.
A great end to the lacemaking year. We took first place in the popular vote at the Christmas Tree Festival at St Peter’s Church in March. Our tree was decorated with lace poppies in different patterns made by members, to commemorate the armistice 100 years ago.
We enjoyed festive (non-alcoholic!) drinks and nibbles, while trying to master the art of making decorative Chinese good luck knots with red and green cord.
Our November meeting was spent viewing Kath’s slides and goodies purchased at this year’s OIDFA event in Zaandam.