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Find lace making workshops around the UK and learn the traditional skill of lacemaking. Lace can be made using a wide range of techniques, such as bobbin lace, needle lace or tape lace, and uses skills similar to weaving, embroidery and knitting. Once widely practised, lace making is now a specialist heritage craft to be preserved.

Surrey - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Join one of my bobbin lace making workshops, or, have your own 1-2-1 session. For those who encounter a problem, with an existing pattern; Tina also holds a Lace surgery as & when required. Tina has 26 years experience in making bobbin lace, able to teach in Binche, Bedfordshire, Crysanthemum, Flanders, Honiton, Idrija, Milanese, Russian and Torchon. She is also able to provide guidance for beginners doing Bucks Point. Why not come along and work...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th July 2019
Here is your chance to indulge in the wonderful craft of bobbin lace making. This short workshop run by talented tutor Suzanne will provide you with an introduction to the craft and bring together like-minded students to learn and share lace skills and knowledge in the relaxing informal surroundings of our stunning Nottinghamshire vineyard. It is suitable for students of all levels of experience, including beginners. When you have finished your session you will have...
Suffolk - Next course on 15th September 2019
One day bobbin lace workshop with Linda Haylock at Flatford Mill, run by the Field Studies Council. Learn basic techniques in bobbin lace to produce a wearable piece of lace (brooch/pendant). Techniques include preparing the equipment to start, starting, working and completing a piece of lace and finally mounting the finished piece. Linda was first inspired by bobbin lace in the early 1980's when she watched a demonstration at a local agricultural show and started...
In this workshop we will be experimenting with water-soluble fabric to create our own lace type fabrics using machine embroidery. It sounds complicated but is in fact completely suitable for beginners. The workshop will start with a basic introduction to machine embroidery and end with you submerging your embroideries in water to reveal your lace! We will leave the lace to dry over a bowl to create our delicate textile structures Get in touch for...

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