Thursday, January 31, 2013

Lace Day (In Illinois)

Sponsored by L.A.C.E.

June 8, 2013

Class Descriptions, Vendors, Registration - link HERE
Registration Form:  Link HERE
Location:   American Legion Hall, Downer's Grove, IL (Directions/map link HERE)

Details + Information on their web site, Link HERE

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Spring Fling 2013
GLLGI Lace Week end

1645 Commerce Park Drive
Chelsea Michigan

May 31 - June 2, 2013

Link to Information - HERE

Available classes are:
Holly Van Sciver - English Laces
Julie Nicholls - Needle Lace
Karey Solomon - Tatting
Pam Kirk - Knitting, Intermediate/Advanced, Beginners too.
Deborah Beever - Mirecourt Lace

Great Lakes Lace Group, Inc.
Web Site:

Thursday, January 17, 2013

2013 Convention announcement ...

EDITED 01/21/2013 .....

60th Annual IOLI Convention Co-hosted with the Beehive Lacers
August 4-10, 2013
Salt Lake City, Utah

Registration begins
on February 1, 2013.

Classes + Teachers - link HERE

Registration + Information - link HERE

Convention Updates - link HERE


Please share this with your members as soon as possible so they know of this change in the class schedule for 2013 IOLI classes. 
  • 2013 Teacher/Class update- Due to personal reasons, Vera Cockuyt has unfortunately had to cancel teaching at the upcoming convention.  
  • Her classes have been replaced in the morning by Sylvie Nguyen teaching Russian Lace A105 and in the afternoon by Dagmar Beckel-Machyckova teaching Spania Dolena P105.  Please refer to the 2013 convention website at for the new class descriptions and supply lists.
  • In addition, Holly Van Sciver will include Contemporary Lace with her Beds/Lester classes.  Please refer to the 2013 convention website at for an udated class description and supply list.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tatting: Onion Rings ...

Edited 1/21/2013:

The pattern for the above pictured motif ,
from the Georgia Seitz
web site -- Link HERE

Thanks Sally for showing the members
how to create Onion Rings.

It was a wonderful class last Saturday.
(Jan 12th)

Pretty!   Class Sample
tatted by Sally

Another class Sample
tatted by Sally.

The pattern is Clover Flower Edging

And this little thing:
was tatted by me.  How
awesome to learn a new tatting technique!

Thx Sally ; )

February's class:  Learn to read a knitting chart while working on a lacey shawl pattern from Kelli S.    

Tatting Conference

The Finger Lakes Tatting Group
Annual Tatting Conference
April 12 – 14, 2013
Lodi, New York
Theme:  Stars

Check in January 2013 for Registration Materials.

Link HERE - to map

Monday, January 14, 2013

workshop information

I found this on the Tatting Newsletter
from Bella Online:

Hello Tatters!

 Shuttlebirds workshop    
Registration opens at noon(PST), today.

Theme: Angels Among Us
Dates: April 19-20
Place: Spokane Valley, WA

New for this year:
A referral contest. Refer the most 1st time attendees and win a free 2-day registration.

1. Retro Tat-off - pre registration is required
2. Tat-off
3. Theme contest
4. Take something/Leave something exchange table
5. T-shirt in two styles

If you have trouble opening any of the files or would like a packet mailed,
please let me

See you in April!

Patti D
Shuttlebirds Tatting Guild

Check out their Face Book Page (Link - HERE)

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Tat It And See 2013

Grab your shuttles and fibers ... 

a tatting mystery has begun. 

Jane Eborall is hosting Tat It And See 2013.    It is a tatting game, with parts of a tatting pattern revealed over a few days.   

Are you new to TIAS?   Link to the Introduction - HERE.     

Tatting Day One link - HERE.    Day Two pattern planned to be revealed on Tuesday.

Consider tatting along, or following the progress of your lace making friends - Link HERE.