Fenlanders

A lace group in Cambridgeshire since 1982

Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers

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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Looking forward to November

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.

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Beading

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!

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October Fest

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 …

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Exhibition open!

‘Whole stitch, Half stitch, Twist’ is now open at the Norris Museum, St Ives. Demonstration days are on 5th and 19th August, and 2nd and 16th September, with a Workshop for you to have a go at making a small piece of lace yourself on Friday 30 August. More details at http://www.norrismuseum.org.uk/ Some of our …

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July meeting cancelled

There will be no working evening this Thursday.

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