Fall Edition 33:1 is in the Mail!

TheCLG Website Copy 33.1 Fall 2018 Fall edition of the Gazette is on its way to subscribers across Canada and beyond our borders. We hope you enjoy reading this issue and continue to Love Lace!

The next edition is underway. If you have an article to share, send it to us for consideration. Thank you for your interest in our publication! CLG

Finding Lace at Folklorama!

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

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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 in 2018 are August 5 to 11 (Week 1) and August 12 to 18 (Week 2). See the website for more info: https://www.folklorama.ca/

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.

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.

Summer 2017 Edition in the Mail!

Summer edition Website VersionThe Summer edition of the Gazette has been mailed. Have a wonderful summer!

Take part in the International Lace Day on June 25th. Find a public place, make lace, send us a story, along with some photos, so we can publish it as we celebrate this wonderful lace event!

Lace Groups Across Canada

img_5753A brand new page shows a list of known lace groups in Canada. We are publishing the groups online as well as in the Gazette. We hope there will be an increase in connections across Canada.

Some may be looking for a group. Others are independent and may be interested in visiting a group some day.

Personal emails are not included on the website. For contact with lace groups in Canada, see group websites, blogs, etc. or email the editor: clgeditor@gmail.com (add address to your contact list). Many thanks to all the people who assisted with this 2017 project!

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

To celebrate the New Year we now have a posting of more past editions. This month starts off with Gazette editions from Volume 24 to 27. The PDF file contains a listing of the contents and the cover images are posted as well. Check out the Archives. Supplies are limited. Let’s give these wonderful resources a new home!