August 2016 Mini Workshop

Our mini workshop in August was presented by Carolyn Turton (our new Queensland Guild President).

In this workshop Carolyn  demonstrated  how to make a pair of delicate beaded earrings. You might ask why a lace guild would include beading workshops in it’s agenda but as many of the modern or contemporary  lace styles include adding accessories such as beads or sequins learning to work with beads is very relevant. As well as the fact that we like to learn new skills and have fun. .

You can see some of  the results of this recent workshop in the images below .

If you are interested in taking part in one of our upcoming mini workshops please get in touch via our contact form.

 

Celebrating 20 Years of lace volunteering

Queensland Lace guild member Madge McLennan has been co-ordinating the Ipswich group meetings of Queensland Lace guild for over 20 years.   Major Paul Pisasale dropped by the groups recent Open Day event,  to present Madge with a certificate of thanks on behalf of Ispwich city council and councillors.

Below are a collection of photographs from the open day  which by all reports was greeted with lots of enthusiasim.

Thanks for all the hard work Madge and here’s to many more years of lace making

 

For more details on the Ipswich group please see the locations page 

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Upcoming General Meeting – 26th November 2016

The next General Meeting for Queensland Lace Guild will be held at Caloundra Arts and Craft Centre (C.A.C.A) on Saturday November 26th 2016.  Members and visitors are welcome.

The General Meeting will commence at 10:30am.  The agenda for the meeting was published in the latest ‘Bobbin About’ magazine

A light lunch will be provided for a gold coin donation

The Caloundra group will be celebrating 30 years of Lace and Commemorative bobbins are being made to mark this event. The bobbins will be spangled, have a pelican painted on stem and the inscription will read “Caloundra Lace Makers 30th Anniversary 2016.

These must be ordered in advance and orders close on 31st October. Cost for a bobbin will be $6.50 each ($13 a pair).