Saturday, August 1, 2015

Reminder .....

 Tatted DooDads aka Doodles are needed for Lafayette Lacemaker business cards 
[handed out at community events].  

Please give them to Cathy --- also, many are needed for Feast of the Hunters' Moon [October].

Patterns and details are in the newsletter.   

Tuesday, July 28, 2015


The Finger Lakes Lace Guild
presents the

35th Annual Ithaca Lace Day & Conference

October 9-12, 2015

2310 No Triphammer Rd
Ithaca, NY

Lace Day on Saturday is FREE and Open to the Public.   From 9:00 AM through 4:00 PM, everyone who appreciates lace is invited to come and see what we do. 

    • Exhibits
    • Demonstrations
    • Vendors
    • Try-It-Yourself
    • Raffle Drawing
    • Special Guest Lecture & Slide Show at 12:45!

    Details -- Link HERE

     Link to pdf file - HERE


    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    2015 IOLI Convention . . .

    The IOLI and Doris Southard Lace Guild invite you to join us for the
    Monday, July 27 - Sunday, August 2, 2015 
    300 East 9th Street, Coralville, Iowa

    General Information & List of Classes / Teachers - PDF Link HERE

    Convention Schedule - PDF link HERE

    Lace Contest Information - LINK HERE

    Registration - LINK HERE

    Classes:  Link HERE

    Beginner Classes - Information HERE

    "Open to public: The vending room, exhibit, and raffles will be open to the public on Thursday, July 30 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, August 1 from 8 AM to 5:30 PM
    Elizabeth Kurella will do verbal appraisals of lace to benefit the convention on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30 PM. Admission is free to registrants. For guests, a $5 donation at the door is expected. Appraisals will be $5 per item or 3 items for $10. A signup sheet will be available at the registration table.
    Lectures will be Thursday, July 30 between 6 PM and 9 PM Admission is free to registrants. For guests, a $5 donation at the door is expected. "

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    July Program

    Placement of Beads on Tatting

    Carolyn will show members several methods
    to add beads to tatting and the effects they have 
    to enhance a pattern.

    This program is suitable for all skill levels.

    Please see current newsletter for additional details.

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Annual Dues ....

    Don’t forget to get your dues paid, 
    if you haven’t already done so, 
    as the new fiscal year has started.

    Membership dues for our chapter are

    $10.00 per year

    (July through June).

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    June Program

    Following the meeting .... our June Program will be a flag, tatted with split rings.

        Participants will need to bring fibers of your choice, wound continuous thread method (CTM) on a pair of shuttles, for each color.    

    Please see your e-mail for project photograph and details.

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Save the date ....

    edited 05/29/2015

    Location:   American Legion Hall
    4000 Saratoga Avenue
    Downer's Grove, Illinois 60515

    Give it a Go:  Kumihimo, needle lace, needle tatting, ground stitches on pillows
    Lace Demonstrations, L.A.C.E. History Table, Lace Display by members
    Contest / Lunch / Raffle

    Friday Workshop:
    Kathy Kaufmann:  Withof 
    Claredon Hills Library

    Saturday Classes:
    10-12 Beginning Bobbin Lace
    10-12 Paisley-shaped Tatted pendant
    1-3:30 Kumihimo Beaded Bracelet Class
    1-3:30 Metallic Jewelry Class [tatting w/metal thread]

    (update)   Vendors:
    Books from Maria Provencher
    Wood + Threads

    Lacemakers and Collectors Exchange 
    Link to facebook page HERE.
    Link to web site HERE.

    Link to 2015 Illinois Lace Day details including class descriptions/photographs
          and workshop information HERE.