Thursday (SUMMER SPECIAL) - Daytime Mixed Lace Classes (Effingham, Surrey).



The price shown is for a single one-off lesson. The cost of a terms class is based upon the length of the term and therefore can vary. Tina wishes to offer a few SUMMER SPECIAL sessions, to students (whether; Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced), to help students keep their hand in, if not as a rest-bite, during the summer holidays and the chance to work along side each other to create a Traditional or Modern piece of lace. The sessions will run on the same day & time on the dates indicated during the summer holidays, and can also be tailored to individual requirements such as that of problem solving & technique clarification, for those who have a good lace making experience. It can cover problem solving on your current project, to needing help with beginning a new piece of lace, or even to provide a technique refresh. The purpose is to ensure that lacemakers can continue to progress between classes & workshops. Being creative is a good way to relax at the same time as stretching your cognitive skills. Tina's students often say how therapeutic lace making can be, she herself finds it a great way to relax and forget all about her worries. Beginners will be guided through the preparation & basic techniques of lace making, with a view to moving onto simple projects once you feel confident. Tina has equipment that can be borrowed before you buy your own, so that you can decide what suits you. You will practice your basic stitches both in class and given next steps to practice at home before the next session. You will also be able to see what others are making and gain inspiration, for later on in your lace making ventures. Intermediates & Advanced Students can either come along with a current project, or why not try one of the following laces that Tina is offering to teach:- Binche, Bedfordshire, Chrysanthemum, Flanders, Honiton, Idrija, Milanese, Russian, & Torchon. Tina can also provide good detailed guidance to those wishing to start;- Buckspoint, Hinojosa, & Duchesse/Withof. If you have any questions please do get in touch.

What's included in the price?

Handouts, to take away with you, of stitches & techniques, if applicable. Refreshments, but please bring your own packed snacks/lunc & any other requirements that you may need.

What you will need

To find a date/time that is suitable, or if one is currently not shown, please contact Tina to arrange one. Your own lace equipment. However, if you are a beginner, then Tina has a wide range of equipment that she can temporarily loan to you so that you know which is right for you and the lace you wish to make.


5 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Tina began lacemaking in 1992, and now teaching the principles of 13 different lace types (English & Continental) with technique sessions in each lace, for private groups, & classes at;- Addlestone, Branham, Bookham, Cobham, & Effingham and holds workshops over a number of days. She has worked with Pinewood Film Studios, been invited to hold a Russian/Chrysanthemum lace workshop at Upper Beeding and also gives talks & demonstrations when asked. Tina wants to help keep the craft alive, help those wishing to develop their skills, & anyone wanting to learn lace making.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Parking provided
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1 Victory Cottages, Guildford Road, Effingham, Surrey, KT24 5NN