Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
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
See the list of traders signed up for our Lace Day 2020 to be held on 14 March.
See our new programme of events for 2020, and the traders who will be coming to Lace Day.
As usual we decorated a tree with lace, this year it was teardrop designs.
This was our colourful display at the 2019 Makit Fenland Lace Fair.
Materials for the ‘Little Trees in s’Gravenmoer’ workshop on the 7 November are: Lacemaking equipment. 22 pairs wound with linen 60/2, Anchor 40, Tanne 50 or similar thread maximum of 30cm on each Bobbin. 1 gimp pair wound with Perle 5 or Perle 8, contrast or matching maximum 20cm on each bobbin.
Denise showed us how to make necklaces and bracelets out of looped beads. It was a very quiet evening with everyone concentrating hard on counting beads!
Firstly, our October 3rd meeting will be a beading workshop with Denise Bending. Denise will provide all the equipment needed, but if you have beading needles or a beading mat, you could bring them along. Two days later, you can replenish all your lace supplies at the Makit Fair. That’s on Saturday 5 October at …