September Fall Mailing!

CLG Cover Scan 34.1 Fall 2019 600 dpiThe Fall edition of the Canadian Lacemaker Gazette has been mailed! Enjoy this new issue; it has a variety to offer. Thanks to all who participated in this edition!

Fall Edition 33:1 is in the Mail!

TheCLG 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: A Traditional Dance!                   Lace on display at the Belgian Pavilion!

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.