At work on the pillow
Working on Bucks at Edinburgh Lace Course
An example of continental lace – this one is Flanders
An example of continental lace – this one is Binche
An example of tape lace
Idrija is a type of tape lace
Not all lace is bobbin lace!
Breaking Wave – this piece was worked freeform with no pattern in a variety of threads and fibres, wire and seed beads
Keeping Lace Alive!
Lace is more than just a hankie edging . . .
The Edinburgh Lace Club (ELC) celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2015 with over 40 members.
We make many types of traditional British and Continental bobbin lace, as well as modern/contemporary lace. For example: Torchon, Bedfordshire (Beds), Honiton, Buckinghamshire (Bucks), Idrija, etc. Our members also enjoy Knitted Lace, Needle Lace, Crochet and Tatting.
From beginner to expert, all of us have a love of lace and lacemaking, which (like any craft) has been proven to be meditative, de-stressing, creativity enhancing and a great way to meet and make friends in a supportive environment.
Our members are all ages and share a love of
creating beautiful things in lace of all types and styles.
Turriff Show, Aberdeenshire AB53 4EF : 4 – 5 August 2019
Well worth a visit if you are in the area. They also have crafts competitions – another chance to see […]Read More
Edinburgh Lace Club Friendship Day : 12 October 2019
Date: 12 October 2019 Time: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm There will be a display of our work, plus stalls […]Read More
Let’s get lacemaking on the map! TV company looking for crafters – why not you?!
Come on folks – there are loads of fabulous lacemakers, tatters and crocheters out there! Why not get in touch?Read More