Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lace Event USA: 2011 International Old Lacers Convention – July 31 to August 6, 2011

The 58th International Old Lacers Convention Sponsor: The Chesapeake Region Lace Guild (http://www.crlg.org/index.html) Date: July 31 to August 6, 2011 Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Conference Web Site: http://www.crlg.org/convention.html Email: laceconvention2011@juno.com This posting will be updated as further … Continue reading

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Lace Event: Thameside Lacemakers Lace Day – July 9, 2011

Thameside Lacemakers Lace Day Date: Saturday, July 9, 2011 Place: Steeple View Memorial Hall, Willowfield, Laindon, Basildon, Essex SS15 4EQ Time: 10:00 AM UNTIL 4.00 PM Topic: Bring lace that you are proud of. Show and Tell. Tickets: £3.50 member, … Continue reading

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Lace Event: North Cheshire Lacemakers Lace Day – July 9, 2011

North Cheshire Lacemakers Lace Day Date: Saturday, July 9, 2011 Place: The Community Centre Lower Robin Hood Lane, Helsby WA6 0BW Time: 10.00 AM UNTIL 4.00 PM Speaker: Julie Abell, “History of Lace” (at 1.30) Tickets: £2 members, £3 visitors … Continue reading

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Lace Event: Felixstowe Lacemakers Lace Day – July 2, 2011

Felixstowe Lacemakers Lace Day Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011 Place: Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Road, Felixstowe IP11 9NB Time: 10:00 AM until 4.00 PM Speaker: Graham Hudson, “Bookcases to Bobbins” Tickets: Adults, £4.00, Young Lacemakers £2.00 Contact: Mrs. Jean … Continue reading

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Lace Event: Isleworth Lacemakers 30th Anniversary Lace Day – July 2, 2011

Isleworth Lacemakers 30th Anniversary Lace Day Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011 Place: St. Stephens Church Hall. A 10 minute walk from the Hounslow mainline railway station that connects to Waterloo. Parkside Road, Hounslow TW3 2BP Time: 10:00 AM until 4.00 … Continue reading

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Lace of the Month: Milanese – May 2011

The Northern Italian bobbinlaces that developed in centers such as Milan and Genoa are always a bit difficult. I don’t say this in regard to technique.  Patricia Read and her student Lucy Kincaid’s carefully researched book “Milanese Lace, An Introduction” … Continue reading

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Ebay Alerts! Ten items – May 28, 2011

I’m posting these pieces today instead of tomorrow because several excellent laces are ending their auctions on Sunday. And I have some travel to do for work, so this week’s posts are going to be done from hotel rooms, if … Continue reading

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