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Bobbin lace

Bobbin lace

Duration: Fri-Mon

Price: £479

Contact: Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council

Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT
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Course Start Dates

Friday 23rd October 2020

About the Course

This is a practical course for all abilities of lacemakers from those who have a knowledge of only the basic stitches to those who wish to study advanced techniques in the British and European laces. Many of the continental laces are taught with the aid of a colour-coded diagram to help students continue their work at home. Time will be given to relating threads to patterns and finishing and mounting lace.

Tutor Information
Patricia Bury has taught over twenty five years at venues throughout the country including the British College of Lace. She was a founder member of the Lace Guild, serving on the Executive Education and Assessment Committees. Patricia is a member of the International Lace Organisation, serving as a British Council Member for six years. She was one of three judges at the congress in Nottingham in 2002. Her lace appears in Honiton Lace Patterns by Elsie Luxton and in Bedfordshire Lace by Margaret Turner and her lace has been exhibited in Europe and Japan.

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What's included in the price?

The residential fee includes tuition, full board and accommodation, plus travel and admission for field trips where applicable, unless stated otherwise.

The non-residential fee includes tuition, lunch, dinner and refreshments, plus travel and admission for field trips where applicable, unless stated otherwise.

Courses starting with dinner include an evening session which will run from approximately 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Most weekend and short courses include one free session each full day - this will either be after lunch or after dinner dependent on the course content. Daily sessions for weekend and short courses usually begin at 9.30am.



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  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Parking provided
  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Wheelchair friendly