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.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Save the dates ....

Edited 6/9/2015

Registration is now OPEN!

Palmetto Tat Days: 2015 Tat Days 

13th Annual
Tat Days 2015

"Tatting Angels Among Us "

September 4-5 

Georgia Baptist Conference Center
462 Sonrise Way 
Toccoa, GA  30577

Class Projects - Link HERE

Tat Days Schedule - Link HERE

See website for details and updates - Link HERE

-------------  Upcoming Lace Events

Fringe Element Tatters Canada: Cambridge, Ontario on September 25 & 26, 2015.

Lacemakers and Collectors Exchange Lace Day, June 13, 2015. American Legion Hall 4000 Saratoga Avenue Downer's Grove, IL 60515

The Doris Southard Lace Guild hosts the 2015 I.O.L.I. convention which will be held at the Marriott Coralville Hotel and Conference Center in Coralville Iowa. More than 200 lace enthusiasts and 22 teachers Convention dates: July 27 - August 2, 2015 Karen Bovard has a great line up of classes and I will be teaching beginners.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Indiana Lace Day 2015

 Tatting in progress by Diane, blogging at Lace-Lovin' Librarian.    
Please check out Diane's blog post:  Visiting the Lafayette Lacemakers.

Sue Anna, blogging at Sue Anna's blog, brought her tatted lanyard project.   She is using Patti Duff's beaded lanyard pattern.   Link HERE for information and pattern.   

 Mary's crochet - will be finished into a potholder.   Do you see the shimmer?  Lovely yarn with shimmers.

Kate's bobbin lace. 

 Elizabeth's bobbin lace (see newsletter for more information)
 Elizabeth's Lipton Slovak Bobbin Lace.
Perle Coton 

Don't you adore the embellished bobbins . . . beautiful on lace pillows...
Plain or spangled . . . the lace is created with care and skill of the lacemaker.

Until next lace day ---

LINKS to More posts and photos:

Lace-Lovin' Librarian - Link HERE.
     Joining the Lafayette Lacemakers.

Battatter's Blogger - Link HERE.

     Lace Day 2015.

Yarnplayer's Tatting Blog - Link HERE.

     Pictures from Indiana Lace Day.

Lelia's Stitches of Life II - Link HERE.
Gathering in Indiana for Lace Day.

Lafayette Lacemaker's Blog:
Lace Contest Entries - Link HERE
2015 Indiana Lace Day - Link HERE

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

2015 Indiana Lace Day

 This is from a 16th century pattern from Italy or France.  Anne is creating this trim to embellish a blouse bodice, made with DMC metallics.  

 Lace trim in progress, by Chris, on traveling pillow.

Carol, blogging at Battatter's Blogger, with her Tardis tatted Doily.
Carol has a wonderful post on her blog, with photos, link here:  Lace Day 2015

  Marilee, blogging at Yarnplayer, wearing her butterfly necklace and tatted earrings.    (close-up).
Please visit Marilee's blog post, link here:  Pictures from Indiana Lace Day

..... More tomorrow

Friday, April 10, 2015

April 11th is INDIANA LACE DAY --- See you there!!!

Events Include:

Contest with cash prizes

Click HERE for Lace Contest details


Aebi's Woodworking / John and Carol Aebi

Lacemaking + Needle Arts / Kathy Kirchner

Van Sciver Bobbin Lace / Holly Van Sciver

Lacemaking is Egg-citing!

Saturday, April 11, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Eastern Time

638 North Street
Lafayette, Indiana

Please note the change of
venue from previous years.

The photograph on flyer is
Carolyn Regnier's winning
entry from Indiana Lace Day
2013:  Flowers in Bloom

Revised 02012015 / SJC 010515 Flyer