Author Archive: Fenland Lacemakers
The Makit Fenland Fair is on this Saturday, 6 October in the Burgess Hall, St Ives. More details can be found here Advertisements
We celebrated the occasion by holding a lace demonstration and workshop at the Norris Museum in St Ives. A number of visitors successfully completed key ring tags, and were all very proud of their first piece of lace!
A fascinating evening learning all about the craft of millinery and hat making from Michelle, and viewing some of her fabulous creations.
After the summer break, we begin on Thursday 6 September with speaker Michelle Poyer-Sleeman and ‘A Working Milliner’
The June meeting will now be a working evening, so bring your lace pillow along on 7 June.
After the business matters were out of the way we worked on our latest projects. Some of us continued with the quadrant designs we began in April.
This week Kath and Pat were able to present The Woodlands Centre with a cheque from the proceeds of our Lace Day raffle.
Design a Lace quadrant at our next evening meeting on 5 April. Please bring the following equipment: Scissors to cut paper, pencil and eraser and a Pritt stick glue if you have one! If not, some scissors, glue and pencils will be available to share. The design process will be simple and you should all …