Fenlanders

A lace group in Cambridgeshire since 1982

Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers

Lace during lockdown 

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 …

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June and beyond…

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 …

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No May meeting

Our monthly meetings are on hold at the moment, as are the Monday morning classes. More news in due course.

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Planned meeting on 2 April

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 …

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Lace Day 

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.

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Telling Tales!

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

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Update Lace Day 2020

See the list of traders signed up for our Lace Day 2020 to be held on 14 March.

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Happy New Year

See our new programme of events for 2020, and the traders who will be coming to Lace Day.

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March Christmas Tree Festival

As usual we decorated a tree with lace, this year it was teardrop designs.

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Bookmarks, bookmarks, bookmarks

This was our colourful display at the 2019 Makit Fenland Lace Fair.

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