Preston Lacemakers are a friendly group of people who meet to share their enthusiasm and enjoyment in the art and craft of lace, in all its variations. Our group includes young and old and beginners to experienced. Throughout the year we have talks about and workshops in both lace and other craft techniques. We also promote lace through exhibitions and giving demonstrations.
For more information, contact Christine Keber on telephone 01772 339913 or by email: prestonlacemakers@yahoo.com.

What you need to know........

Preston Lacemakers meet on the FIRST Saturday of the month, 10 am - 4 pm, in the Church Hall of the United Reformed Church, Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston,
PR1 0QB.

Why don’t you come along and enjoy a friendly day of making lace with Preston Lacemakers.  Page down to see our forthcoming meetings and other events.

Fees
Annual membership fee:
   Adults:  Lace Guild members  £18.00  Others  £20.00
   Young lacemakers (under 16)   £1.00

Visitors (non-members)
  Adults £3 per meeting (for up to 3 meetings)
  under 16 years old free (for up to 3 meetings)

Refreshments
Kettles, milk, tea and coffee are provided for members to make themselves a drink. Biscuits are also provided.  The church kitchen is also available for members’ use.   Members usually bring a packed lunch, but if you forget, there are shops very near the church hall.

Library
The group have many lace books and DVDs available for members to borrow.

For more information, contact Christine Keber, telephone 01772 339913 or email prestonlacemakers@yahoo.com.

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All speakers will commence at 11:00, workshops will commence at 10:30.

6 October 2018
Meeting: Gwynedd Roberts has had to cancel her talk on 'Lace made to be worn' for reasons beyond her control.  Deborah Robinson will now give a talk about her time as Editor of the Lace Guild's 'Lace' magazine. 

3 November 2018
Meeting: Make lace and chat, sales table and display of members' work

1 December 2018
Meeting:  Kusudama Flowers with Anne-Marie Proud

5 January 2019
Meeting: Needlelace workshop with Carol Fenlon

2 February 2019
Meeting: Open Meeting including sales table and display of members' work

2 March 2019
AGM and Jacob's Join Buffet

6 April 2019
Meeting: Needle Tatting Workshop with Helen Wilkins

6 July 2019
Meeting: 'Sticky tape, Moths and Men - the problems they cause and the remedies I use' talk by Jacqueline Hyman of The Textile Restoration Studio.

7 September 2019
Meeting: Tatting and design will bring their supplies of equipment and threads.

2 November 2019
Meeting: 'Corsetry' talk by Gillian Roberts of Belladonna and Roses

7 March 2020
AGM