Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Lacemaking Demonstration


Members of the
 Lafayette Lacemakers
will be participating

October 7-8, 2023
9am-5pm (SA)
9am-4pm (SU)

2129 So. River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906

You will find us at Location 104 creating lace.


Don't want to mess with parking at the Feast? That's okay! We are proud to partner again in 2023 with CityBus Lafayette-West Lafayette Indiana to provide a Shuttle Service October 7th and 8th, to and from the event. For as little as $2 round trip, you can ride from Ross-Ade Stadium to the grounds and back.
Get the full details on our website at

CityBus will provide supplemental transportation services for the 2023 Feast of the Hunters’ Moon on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th Attendees can ride to the event from the Ross Ade Stadium parking lot. Bus service will begin at 8:30am on both days of the event and will end at 6:00 pm on Saturday and 5:00 pm on Sunday.

Driving 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.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Lace Bits . . . Lace Groups, upcoming events, patterns, articles

Members of the Lafayette Lacemakers
will be demonstrating
-- stop by and say hello!

New Zealand

Lace news, competitions, newsletter, library, and More.

Nice article Link HERE
re. Heirloom Buttons.
Diagrams, Information, and MORE.

Gift patterns .....
See my tutorials over on
and more gifted patterns on my blog

Newsletter, patterns, tatting events, and More.

Save the Dates:
"Tatting Corner Tat Days 2024 will be held from July 11 - 13, 2024.
The theme will be "Games Tatters Play".
Mark your calendars and join us!
Look for registration after the first of the year."

Quarterly magazines, museum, library, and More.

Did you know patterns from Tat Days are available?
Follow the link for Collections:

Save the Date:   
February 16-18, 2024
Winter Lace Conference (Link below).

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Lace Bits . . . articles, patterns, tat-a-longs, classes, lace groups

Are you tatting along???

“1907” pattern from American Thread Company’s, Star Book for the Home #19

NPR asking

"What hobbies or interests are you really into? We want to hear about it"

"So we at NPR wanted to create room for us to share what brings us joy and why it's worth pursuing, even if you've never thought to before."

Follow the link above to their form -- perhaps some lacemakers I know ...
 will submit their form about
making L A C E : )

Endruck's 1920 Project
  Pull out your shuttles and tat a long!

 The Lace Museum
has new classes listed .... holiday lace and MORE.  Link below:

New Database ... 

Did you know .....
The International Organization of Lace, that publishes a quarterly magazine,
The Bulletin
has an INDEX of articles, authors, titles, lace types, patterns
.... so instead of paging thru all of our back issues -
members can go online and look up the information!!!

Did you see this on Facebook?
IMPORTANT FEAST DATE NOTE: The Feast is October 7-8 this year, NOT September 23-24, as published in a festival guide. We will see you in OCTOBER!

Web site. link.

Hand made dish cloths wanted.
Crochet or Knitted.
Details on facebook and web site.

Many (I mean MANY) free patterns available on the web site.

"Got a new inspiring pattern to share for the
2024 Finger Lakes Tatting Conference?
Come teach us!
Pattern proposals due by October 10, 2023 for the
April 12-14, 2024 Conference.

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

September meeting:


Our monthly meeting at TAF will be held ...

September 9, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

The Arts Federation (TAF)
Art Room
638 North St.
Lafayette, IN USA.

We welcome guests!   If you have met some of our members at one of our demonstrations, please feel free to join us.  Bring along a project or come and learn some lacemaking skills.   Annual membership is $10.00 July - the following June.


On Saturday,
we’ll do some sewing of lace samples to business cards for the Feast, 
and Bette will be happy to answer any questions 
about the Christmas projects we’re working on.

It is time to Renew your Membership.

Annual Dues are $10.00
(July 2023 through June 2024)

Payments to our Treasurer.

Lafayette Lacemakers, Inc., is open to people interested in any aspect of lace
and lacemaking.  We extend our invitation to you to become better acquainted with lace.

Lafayette Lacemakers provides support + resources for new lacemakers.  
Becoming a member of the lace group 
will not only put you in touch with other lace makers, 
but keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the lace world.


Top photograph:
(start of) Garland Tat-a-Long
More information on the Endruck's facebook group.

Second photograph:
Lace samples tatted by Lafayette Lacemaker members
for business cards.