Finding Lace at Folklorama!

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Mexico: Traditional Dance!  Below: Lace on display at the Belgian Pavilion, 2017!

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Folklorama is an annual multicultural event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The festival began in 1970 and is still going strong with over forty pavilions! Lace can be found at several venues. See costumes adorned with lace during stage performances and lace in cultural displays at locations throughout the city. Dates this year are August 5 to 11 (Week 1) and August 12 to 18 (Week 2). See the website for more info: https://www.folklorama.ca/

Summer Edition 32:4 is in the Mail!

CLG Website Cover Summer 2018 32.4The Summer edition 2018 is now in the mail, on its way to subscribers in many parts of the world. Thanks to all who contributed to the Gazette publications over the years. Newcomers are welcome!

See Gazette Editions section for details of all issues, including Volume 32:1-4.

 

La Dentelle à Québec

Ursuline bobbins April 2018Une visite récente au Québec a inclus quelques heures au Musée des Ursulines, au 12, rue Donnacona. La dentelle aux fuseaux faisait partie de l’éducation des jeunes filles.

A recent visit to Quebec included a few hours at the Ursuline Museum, 12 Donnacona Street. Bobbin lace was part of the education for young girls.

From the Beginning!

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The content list of the editions from the first four years of the Gazette is now posted. See Gazette Editions for details. This completes our journey down memory lane.

Many thanks to members of Denman and District Lace Club who started this venture back in 1984!

Down Memory Lane

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Hot off the press! We are sharing the content lists of some early Gazette editions with anyone who is interested in our lace history! Check the Gazette Editions section for all the details.

The final set is underway, going back to the very beginning and will be posted soon. Enjoy this trip down memory lane…

Fall Gazette 2017 is Mailed!

 

CLG Cover Scan 32.1 Fall 2017The Fall Gazette is in the mail! Thanks to all who contributed to this edition. Keep those Canada 150 Projects coming in!

We are gathering articles for the Winter Edition, due to be in the mail in December.

Lacemaking in Fort Louisbourg, Canada

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Step back in time to 1738 with a visit this summer to Fort Louisbourg, a national historic site on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. See a lacemaker demonstrating bobbin lace as it was done during this time in history! A building located on another street has displays dedicated to women and their many important contributions to everyday life at the fort.

July 4 Celebrations!

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Happy July 4 to our American friends and lacemakers in the United States! Thanks for your contributions to the Gazette over the years. We appreciate your support!

Our featured cover is “Kites” by Tamara Web, USA. See the Gazette Editions section for a new posting of the list of contents for Volumes 8 to 11, published in Ottawa! More to follow…