For those who love hand made lace.
Time: March 29, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Pearl Studio Manhattan, 519 Eighth Ave., between 35th and 36th Sts.
Street: 519 Eighth Ave
City/Town: NY, NY
Event Type: irish, crochet, class
Organized By: Maire Treanor, firstname.lastname@example.org, and NYC Crochet Guild, NYCCrochetguild@gmal.com
Latest Activity: Mar 24, 2014
Member fee, $75, non-member $90
Skill Level: Must be proficient with crochet slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet and treble stitches.
Topics include an introduction to the history of Clones Lace with samples of antique Irish Crochet and modern pieces and Modern Eastern European Irish Crochet
For those who are new to Clones Lace and Irish Crochet, they will learn the rose, shamrock and Clones knot motifs. For those who have been to a Clones lace workshop before, it would be a good idea for them to have some motifs ready to join. Patterns for additional motifs will be provided. Motifs will be joined together in a necklace
More advanced clones lace techniques for the Black masquerade mask, Clones Cat mask or Clones Burano Mask will be covered. Maire aims to inspire students to do their own masks or other pieces of Clones Lace/ Irish Crochet
Supplies: Lizbeth or DMC Cordonnet #10 or #20 mercerized thread in variegated colors or threads in traditional colors of ecru, black or white; appropriately sized steel hooks and scissors
Homework: None for beginners. If you have been to a prior Clones lace workshop, bring some clones lace motifs to join together
Note: This fee is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place.
Maire Treanor revived Clones Lace, an Irish Crochet lace in the late 1980s when she moved to Clones, Ireland. She has been researching and designing Clones Lace and Irish Crochet since. Máire is the author of ‘Clones Lace – the story and patterns of an Irish Crochet’ Mercier Press (Cork) 2002, Lacis (Berkeley) 2010 and a dvd – Irish Crochet and Clones lace, which was released in 2012