May 4, 2013
The Portland Lace Society's annual Spring Cleaning Lace Making "Stuff" Swap
on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 9:30 AM - 2 PM
at the Sellwood Community Center, 1436 SE Spokane St., Portland. (scroll down to view map)
The activities will include:
- 10 AM - 2 PM: an all day beginning bobbin lace class. Practice pillows available.
- 1 PM: Tatting Quarterly which focuses on tatters getting together to learn one or more techniques.
- 9:30 AM - 2 PM used lace making equipment offered for sale by various sellers. Bring lace making "stuff" you have not used or will never use; for selling, trading, or swapping.
Bring a lunch and your current project to work on. Hot Water and tea will be provided.
Admission is free. Public welcome. Questions? Contact Beverly Davis 503-643-2540.
October 6, 2012
The Portland Lace Society Annual Lace Day on Saturday, October 6, 2012
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
at the Sellwood Community Center
1436 SE Spokane St., Portland
(on the corner of 15th and Spokane St in Sellwood)
Featured Speaker: Sylvia Murariu
Sylvia will give us some history and background of Romanian Point Lace.
Learning & Fun Activities:
- Tatting Beginning - Sherri Campbell
- Tatting Beyond Beginning - Jean Reeves
- Teneriffe Lace Project - Elena Dickson
- Romanian Point Motif - Sylvia Marariu
- Try-Me Pillows manned by teachers/helpers
- Door Prizes and Raffle
(if you have something to donate contact Beverly)
- Visit with friends, make new friends and share ideas!
Map to Annual Lace Day at:Sellwood Community Center
Lunch: Subway Sandwich and goodies
Suggested donation $5.00
Vendors: Maria Provencher, Hensel Productions, Nancy Evans, Sylvia Marariu (and more)
Admission is free: Public is welcome. Questions? Contact Beverly Davis 503-643-2540.
Details on mini-classes listed above:
Beginning Tatting: Bring a shuttle and size 10 thread in two colors or Sherri will have some extras.
Tatting Beyond Beginning: Two shuttles wound CTM (continuous thread method) with size 20 thread and one shuttle with seed beads (7 or 8 inches worth on a yard or two of thread). I will bring magnetic bracelet clasp. We will be doing split rings with beads in the middle.
Teneriffe Lace: If you want to try this, please let Elena know ahead of time so she can have the kit/forms ready. E-mail her at - firstname.lastname@example.org You will need to have size 12 Perle Cotton in color of your choice and a long blunt tapestry needle to weave the threads.
Romanian Point Motif: Kit $5 to be purchased at time of instruction.
1436 SE Spokane St.
Portland, OROn-going Lace Group Meetings
Newberg Lacers - 2nd Monday of each month 7 PM - 9 PM
Meet at various homes. Call Jackie (503) 538-8407 or Opal (503) 554-9812 for location.
Oregon Country Lacemakers - Last Saturday of each month 9:30 AM - Noon
111 NW 3rd Street, First Federal Building in McMinnville
Oregon Trail Lacemakers - 3rd Saturday of each month 10 AM - 1 PM
Contact Kathy Hensel for information (541) 933-1460.
Bellevue (WA) Lace Group - First Saturday of each month 10 AM - 2 PM
Crossroads Mall, 56th Ave. NE and NE 8th St.
Lynda Libby's - Every Monday 10 AM - Noon
Call Lynda Libby (360) 903-4914 for location.
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