Thursday, November 1, 2018

November Meeting + Program


 

Following the meeting, our November program theme is
HEARTS!!

Heart patterns in any technique.  Bring finished ones and patterns.



  Valentine Lace -- 
Knitting Pattern link here.


 Small Tatted Heart, Designed by Betsy Evans, c. 1998


Lafayette Lacemakers meet at 9 a.m.
on the
Second Saturday
of each month


During the TAF renovations (probably a year), 
we will be meeting at the TCHA History Center, 
located at the NW corner of Columbia  and 6th Streets in Lafayette 
(just 2 blocks south of the TAF building where we used to meet).  

Currently, there is no sign on the TCHA History Center.  
The building is  across the street from the 
Lafayette City Hall and Police Station which do have signs.

On-street parking has no time limit on Saturdays; however, keep in mind, there is a
Farmers  Market in the morning, one block west of the History Center.     

In addition to on on-street parking spaces, there is FREE parking on Saturday
 at the Columbia Block Parking Facility, 
(located south of Columbia Street -- one block west of the TCHA History Center) 
 
Columbia Block Parking Facility
18 No Fifth St
Lafayette, IN   

Enter the History Building on the east side, on the 6th Street side.  
Doors to the building open at 8:45am, meeting begins at 9am, followed by program.  




  

Monday, October 8, 2018

October meeting + Knitted Lace program



  
Photo above:  Knitting by Anne Reaves.
Pattern:  Queen Silvia Shawl



Following the business meeting, the program will be knitted lace, led by Anne.   [Topic may be more Estonian Lace,  or Shetland lace].   Members - keep an eye on your e-mail ; )



Lafayette Lacemakers meet at 9 a.m.
on the
Second Saturday
of each month


During the TAF renovations we will be meeting at the TCHA History Center, 
located at the NW corner of Columbia  and 6th Streets in Lafayette 
(just 2 blocks south of the TAF building where we used to meet).  

Currently, there is no sign on the TCHA History Center.  
The building is  across the street from the 
Lafayette City Hall and Police Station which do have signs.

On-street parking has no time limit on Saturdays.  There is a
Farmers  Market in the morning, one block west of the History Center.     

In addition to on on-street parking spaces, there is FREE parking on Saturday
 at the Columbia Block Parking Facility, 
(located south of Columbia Street -- one block west of the TCHA History Center) 
 
Columbia Block Parking Facility
18 No Fifth St
Lafayette, IN   

Renovation Update:    TCHA is having work done on the east door to the History Center,  where we have our Lafayette Lacemakers meetings.  Until that work is done, please use the door on the south side of the building, the one with outside stairs up to the door.  
 
Doors to the building open at 8:45am, meeting begins at 9am, followed by program.  




Sunday, October 7, 2018

Estonian Lace Knitting




Estonian Lace Knitting, made by Anne R .  
Photos of this beautiful project were taken during the July meeting.


Anne also was knitting a well designed 
 double knit scarf based on Dr. Who's Tardis.

The pattern is available on Ravelry (Link HERE)  :  

The Name of the Doctor Double Knit Scarf





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photos by Bette C


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

October announcement


Members of the Lafayette Lacemakers will be demonstrating lace at





will be October 6-7, 2018.
Fort Quiatenon
3129 So. River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Directions

Fort Ouiatenon is located at 3129 S. River Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. If you are coming from the:
  • North – Take I-65 to exit 178 and turn south on North River Road. In West Lafayette, cross State Street and continue on South River Road for approximately 1 mile. At the intersection with US231, proceed through the traffic signal and continue on South River Road. Proceed south for approximately 2 miles.
  • East – Take I-65 to exit 172 and head westbound on South Street. Take South Street (becoming Columbia Street) through Lafayette and cross the Wabash River (becoming State Street) to the intersection with River Road. Turn left on South River Road and proceed for approximately 1 mile. At the intersection with US231, proceed through the traffic signal and continue on South River Road. Proceed south for approximately 2 miles.
  • South – Take US231 North across the Wabash River and turn left at the first traffic signal after crossing the river on to South River Road. Proceed south for approximately 2 miles.
  • West – Take Indiana SR 26 to the intersection with US 231. Turn right on US 231 South. Continue south on US 231 for approximately 2 miles. Turn right at the traffic signal on to South River Road. Proceed south for approximately 2 miles.

Friday, August 24, 2018

September Lace Demonstration



There will be NO business meeting or program in September. 

We are demonstrating lace
Sept 8th 
10am - 4pm

 at Prophetstown State Park ....  

PROPHETSTOWN STATE PARK 

Mapping address: 

5545 Swisher Road

West Lafayette, IN 47906




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Questions and comments can
be directed to LafayetteLacemakers@gmail.com


Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Bulletin Board

Lace Events:
-- updated Sep 9, 2018

Sunday, July 22 - Saturday, July 28, 2018 
San Antonio, Texas


Save the Dates:
2019 IOLI Convention 
Co-hosted with the Walla Walla Lacy Lacers and
Shuttlebirds Tatting Guild
July 21-27, 2019, Spokane Valley, WA

The 2019 Convention Hotel is Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley, WA
Link HERE for details.




June 22 & 23 2018 -  Torchon Lace Workshop with Sylvie Nguyen. 
Link to details HERE
Check out THIS LINK, to see photos from this event.
[ and check out the FREE patterns, too.   Link HERE ]




Link HERE for FB group, photos of Tat Days 2018
Link HERE for guild dates/times.
Save the Dates:
 2nd Annual Tatting Corner Tat Days 2019
Theme:  The Wild Life of Tatting
July 11, 2019 8am - July 13, 2019 6pm EDT




Details HERE.
Group Info HERE.



  Link HERE for details.
[ and link HERE for favourite patterns ]

Save the Dates:  2019 Tat Days Theme 
"Tatting Tail Tales
Tentatively Tat Days 2019: September 5-8
Toccoa, GA



Greater Milwaukee Tatting 
Link HERE for details.
Link here for photos!





21st Annual Lace-In
The members of the Hedgehog Lace Guild invite you to attend.  
Offering a variety of lace classes.
September 8-9, 2018



Fringe Tatters Tat Days
13th "Fall Into Tatting" Weekend
September 21 - 22, 2018

Theme:  Bling it On!


Link here for details.

Annual Milanese at the Museum Workshop
w/Louise Colgan Oct 6-8, 2018
Link HERE - workshops
Link HERE - exhibits
[ btw, while you are visiting this site, make sure to check out
the FREE lace patterns.   Link HERE. ]



38th Annual Ithaca Lace Day
Sponsored by the Finger Lakes Lace Guild
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday 
October 5, 6, 7 & 8th, 2018 ....
-- web site, link HERE.

Portland Annual Lace Day 
will be Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at the Milwaukie Community Center
 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, OR
Link HERE for details



Lace Embrace

Link HERE for details
Theme for 2018
​Seasons of Lace:
Spring Showers (Bring Flowers)



Great Lakes Lace
Group  Inc.
Lace Vacation
November 9, 10, and 11, 2018


Link HERE for details.  



Finger Lakes Tatting Conference 2019
April 5-7:  Theme:  spring into a Winter Wonderland of Tatting.
www.fingerlakestatting.com


 Shuttlebirds Tatting Guild, of Spokane WA
23rd Annual Tatting Workshop and Retreat
May 2 – 5, 2019
Our theme will be ‘Beach Blanket Bingo’.
Link HERE for blog.   Link HERE for FB site.



Tartu 2020
19th OIDFA Congress: 31st July to 2nd August, 2020
There will be a competition with the theme ‘Fairy Tale’; 
closing date for entries: 30th April 2020.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Program Update - August Edited post

Edited 8 8 11:15am

Following the monthly business meeting, the ornament theme program will begin:


Our holiday ornament, theme program has been changed.   Members, bring your favorite holiday patterns to share.   
Bette is going to share a pattern of a 3D Bunny.  It is a bobbin lace pattern.  She will bring the pattern on cardstock.

To create the 3D bunny, participants will need Bockens 35/2 linen, perle cotton + cookie pillow ( pricking is apx 10" long ) , straight pins, crochet hook for sewing, etc.  

Members - keep an eye on your e-mail for pricking + additional information.


Lafayette Lacemakers meet at 9 a.m.
on the
Second Saturday
of each month

During the TAF renovations (probably a year), 
we will be meeting at the TCHA History Center, 
located at the NW corner of Columbia  and 6th Streets in Lafayette 
(just 2 blocks south of the TAF building where we used to meet).  

Currently, there is no sign on the TCHA History Center.  
The building is  across the street from the 
Lafayette City Hall and Police Station which do have signs.

On-street parking has no time limit on Saturdays; however, keep in mind, there is a
Farmers  Market in the morning, one block west of the History Center.     

In addition to on on-street parking spaces, there is FREE parking on Saturday
 at the Columbia Block Parking Facility, 
(located south of Columbia Street -- one block west of the TCHA History Center) 
 
Columbia Block Parking Facility
18 No Fifth St
Lafayette, IN   

Enter the History Building on the east side, on the 6th Street side.  
Doors to the building open at 8:45am, meeting begins at 9am, followed by program.  






Monday, July 9, 2018

July Meeting + Program


The July program (following business meeting) is a Lace In.   Please bring anything you have in progress, including the June sampler (Intro to Estonian knitted lace).   Maybe create some DooDads aka Doodles to share at community events.

 Tatted DooDads aka Doodles are needed for 
Lafayette Lacemaker business cards 
Please give them to Cathy --- many are needed to hand out at community events. 
Patterns and details are in the newsletter.   



Lafayette Lacemakers meet at 9 a.m.
on the
Second Saturday
of each month

During the TAF renovations (probably a year), 
we will be meeting at the TCHA History Center, 
located at the NW corner of Columbia  and 6th Streets in Lafayette 
(just 2 blocks south of the TAF building where we used to meet).  

Currently, there is no sign on the TCHA History Center.  
The building is  across the street from the 
Lafayette City Hall and Police Station which do have signs.

On-street parking has no time limit on Saturdays; however, keep in mind, there is a
Farmers  Market in the morning, one block west of the History Center.     

In addition to on on-street parking spaces, there is FREE parking on Saturday
 at the Columbia Block Parking Facility, 
(located south of Columbia Street -- one block west of the TCHA History Center) 
 
Columbia Block Parking Facility
18 No Fifth St
Lafayette, IN   

Enter the History Building on the east side, on the 6th Street side.  
Doors to the building open at 8:45am, meeting begins at 9am, followed by program.  


Questions?   Comments?    Please contact Lafayette Lacemakers.


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First photograph and 
Final photograph by Cathy K