Category Archives: In Memorium

In memory of those who laid the foundations upon which we now stand.

In Memorium: Gunnel Landtblom, d. May 16, 2016, Vadstena, Sweden

   Gunnel in the shop at Storgatan 23 in 1973.  Still hard at work in May 2015. Gunnel Landtblom, proprietor of Elsa Petersons Spetsaffär Eftr., located in Vadstena, Sweden, died last month at the age of 93.  Her’s is a … Continue reading

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Exhibition: The Art of the Lacemaker (Revisited) – July 11 to November 2, 2014

6/28/14  This post is being re-issued since additional information is now available. The Art of the Lacemaker (Revisited) Sponsor: The Guelph Community Foundation Dates: July 11, to November 2, 2014. Reception July 11, 7:00 PM. Place: The Guelph Civic Museum … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Sister Judith de Kreijger, d. November 6, 2013, Etten-Leur, Netherlands

The world at large and lacemakers in particular have lost a remarkable woman. Sister Judith de Kreijger died last Wednesday at the residential complex of the Franciscan Sisters in Etten-Leur, on the grounds of the former Withof convent. She had … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Marcella Pattyn, d. April 14, 2013, Kortrijk, Belgium

Marcella Pattyn died at the age of 92 on April 14 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Lacemakers are not likely to have heard of her, yet with the passing of this extraordinary woman we reach the end of an ancient tradition. She … Continue reading

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