New England
Lace Group

Virtual class opportunity with Holly Van Sciver

August 22, 2022 2:18 PM | Jill Hawkins

Offered through the Lace Museum, join this virtual class every Thursday from Sept 29th - November 17, 2022
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The Bedfordshire Butterfly: an Interdisciplinary Adventure in Three Lace Techniques

Course Description: Made in five separate pieces, students will learn elements of 3 different lace techniques in one pattern that include Honiton, Bedfordshire and Cluny laces….a three for one! The body of the Butterfly uses Honiton techniques including starting at a point, working up the edge, the four-pin bud, working with and crossing the coarse thread, making a divided trail and ending at a point. The lower and upper wings use techniques from Bedfordshire and Cluny lace that include the Bedfordshire and Cluny joins, crossing trails, Bedfordshire circles, adding and deleting pairs, leaves, picots, cloth stitch trails and footside techniques, plus pattern interpretation, design, and the use of color. A bonus discussion on how to use this pricking with Honiton Fillings will also be discussed. The pattern was redrafted by Holly Van Sciver from a traditional pattern published by Pamela Nottingham.

Dates: 8 Thursdays – September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, and 17, 2022 (24 hours of class time)

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Registration Fee: $280

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