I started this butterfly at The Lace Guild Summer School in August – Wonderful week improving my Needlelace skills with Pat Gibson. Finished at about 7.45am this morning. I was thinking of making it into a necklace but it will need a lot more stiffening to support the quite heavy pendant.
Articles and information about the business and lace makers at Mainly Lace
Mainly Lace are a UK based provider of bobbin lace making supplies. We stock everything from bobbins and beads, patterns and pins, books and a comprehensive range of threads. With over 25 years of expertise, we are also some of the country’s most sought after bobbin lace teachers and speakers. The team from Mainly Lace […]
Lace Maker, Teacher, Designer Barbara Brooks started lace making in 1985 whilst still working as a Police Officer. After a few years of tuition, she began teaching a small class of children at her son’s junior school. Mainly Lace was started in the early 1990s. Barbara began teaching at the shop shortly after. Barbara […]
Lace Maker, Teacher, Designer Pat Hoath started lace making in 1975 with Alexandra Stillwell, and rapidly became addicted. In the early 1980’s she was asked by a few friends if a bobbin lace making class could be started. This became two classes when some members of the local Girls Brigade asked if they could learn to […]