Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
Fenland Lacemakers have continued to meet each month via Zoom to talk about the lace projects we have been working on individually. This Thursday, 1 April we will have a speaker! Ann Day will be talking about the Lace Guild and its extensive collection of lace.
Fenland Lacemakers and members of the Monday class have been doing quite a bit of lace during lockdown. Getting ahead (for once!) for Christmas is a recurring theme, and this shows the lovely festive pieces Jenny has made.
Well, we actually managed to hold a meeting with several of our members – on Zoom! Although it was a shorter session than usual, and we didn’t make any lace, it was good to catch up after the last few months.
Bobbin lace making is one of the many crafts that has kept people occupied during lockdown. Most lacemakers, having learnt the basic stitches, are able to follow the technical drawing for a pattern and have a stash of threads. The one thing they might not have is a new pricking to follow. Xandra Baillieu, a …
While social distancing guidelines are still in place it is not possible for us to meet on 4 June at Hemingford Grey Reading Room. As restrictions are lifted we will reassess the situation and will keep you informed by messages on this page.Take good care of yourselves, keep up the lace making – or whichever …
Our monthly meetings are on hold at the moment, as are the Monday morning classes. More news in due course.
A message from our chairperson, Kath:- In view of the escalating Coronavirus situation and the government guidelines on meetings and social distancing I think it is best if we do not meet on Thursday 2nd April. This would have been a working evening, and I’m sure that you are all able to get on with …
A very interesting talk on threads by Barbara Brooks, contributed to another enjoyable Fenland Lace Day. The display was on the theme 2020 Vision. See more images of the event.
For our meeting in March, bring a piece of lace or a lace related item to show to the group. It might be a piece you’ve made, bought, or been given which has a story attached to its origin. Thursday 5 March at 7.30 pm