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/

Spring Edition is in the Mail!

 Website Cover 31.3 Spring 2017The Gazette Spring edition has been mailed! 

PS: The Summer edition is now underway. The deadline for articles for the Summer edition is May 15. Share your lacemaking stories with our subscribers!

Summer edition will have postings of any finished lace projects for Canada 150. Others will be published in Fall and Winter 2017 editions as they are completed.

 

Gazette Archives Updated

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It’s a long winter! As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, more Gazette editions (Volumes 20 to 23) have been added to the Archives. Check out the Editions section when you have some quiet time. More to follow…

Pins for Sale!

lace-canada-dentelles-pin-jpgNew lapel (or scarf) pins “Lace Canada Dentelles” are available, just in time to help celebrate Canada’s 150th year as a country! Wear a pin to Lace in Public Day in 2017.

The design is a single maple leaf measuring 7/8 inch square (2.2 cm x 2.2 cm). The colour is a bright red, the same colour as the Canadian flag, with gold colour details. It attaches with a pinch back butterfly closure.

The gold openwork design is a “ring filling” found in Bruges bobbin lace, based on the original CLG logo by Kris Duwyn, designer and Irma Andries, lacemaker. [CLG Spring 1992]

Individual pins to Canadian addresses are $5.50 each, plus $2.00 shipping. Up to three pins can be sent to one address for the same shipping amount.

Group pricing: $55 for ten pins, plus postage is $3.50. For USA and Overseas orders, inquire by email for a price quote. PayPal: Please inquire regarding PayPal orders. A % is deducted from CLG. Email, if questions: clgeditor-at-gmail-dot-com

Cheques payable to Canadian Lacemaker Gazette

Mailing address: Canadian Lacemaker Gazette, 18 Gelley Cove, Winnipeg, MB   R3Y 0C3  CANADA