November

IMG_6344 Poppies from Canada. Lest we forget! May we continue to strive for peace in the world. Wishing you peace wherever you are, from the Canadian Lacemaker Gazette.

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

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.

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

On Sale Now!

Volume 30-1 Fall 2015Dear Subscribers: We are offering all four Volume 30 editions at sale price; individual copies are only $5 each, complete sets are available for $20. Prices include shipping within Canada. (Inquire for shipping to other countries). These are packed full of information to inspire and encourage lacemaking! If you know of someone who is not a regular subscriber and would love to read more about lacemaking, consider giving a Gift! Packages can be mailed directly from CLG. This is a good bargain from a lacemaking group, share the cost.