Saturday, 9 September 2017

September 2017

I have just returned home from our September meeting at Martlets. Many of us spent the day making Christmas Tree Brooches, thanks to Sherri and her very enjoyable work shop. 

We also saw what we have in 2018, the programme looks really exciting, take a look... 

As you can see we meet Bi-monthly at:

Lavinia House 
Dukes Square 
RH12 1GZ


Saturday, 4 March 2017

Lot's has been happening since my last post....

November fun....

Christmas and New year...

January Banquet....

and lots of lace....

This is what is happening in 2017....

Programme 2017

14th January


Supplier: Jenny Hudson

Bursary Draw

11th March

Supplier: Bags of choice

Make Lace Day:  Share a skill

Competition:  Flower Power

13th May

Supplier: Chris Parsons

Workshop: Jacquie Tinch

Jill Moy Memorial: Lace Fandango

8th July
Fund-raising Bring & Buy

Speaker: Cathy Beach - The Dyebag

Chairman's Choice

9th September

Share a skill:  Sherri Mitchell

Competition:  Her Dressing Table

11th November

Supplier: Mainly Lace

Speaker:  Teresa Whitfield

Competition:  Russia

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Brenda’s Lace Day and Cream Tea in Aid of Martlets

Saturday 27th August 2016 

10.30am – 4 pm

Entry Fee £4.00

Once again Brenda is opening up her garden in Faygate for us to spend the day making lace, crochet, cross stitch, tatting, knitting or anything you like.  

Have you always fancied trying your hand at machine knitting? There will be a knitting machine available - beginners welcome.

As well as a cream tea there will be a raffle too and all the day’s proceeds are for Martlets Lacemakers. 

Do come along if you are free and join the fun...

Brenda Bristow
West Sussex, 
RH12 4SH
01293 851339

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

March 2016 

Our January Banquet went off in style amid all the lace chatter and bobbins clicking, with more than enough food for everyone.

We also celebrated our 'Tea Boy' Lee's 70 birthday with him...

Our next meeting is on Saturday 12 March with local supplier Bunglebee Lace  and Summertimehols. We are looking forward to our speaker Eliza McClelland with her talk on 'To Bead or not to bead'. Looking forward to seeing everyone there....

Friday, 6 November 2015

November 2015 update

A very enjoyable Carrickmacross Lace workshop was held in September....
Here are two finished pieces, I wonder if there will be any more on our project table in November?

Below are a sample of the many projects on our project table in September 

Why not join us for our next meeting on 14 November...

Below is a sneak preview of our 2016 programme.

Martlets Lacemakers Programme 2016

January 9
New Year Banquet
Supplier: Jenny Hudson
Bursary Draw

March 12
Supplier: Summertimehols and Bunglebee Lace
Speaker: Eliza McClelland -To bead or not to bead
Competition: I have never won a prize before

May 14
Supplier: Harlequin
Speaker: Pat Trott - Armenian Lace
Jill Moy Competition: Star Trek

July 9
Share a Skill
Supplier: Sarah Jones
Chairman’s Choice

September 10
Supplier: Claire’s Lace
Workshop: Rosaline with Judith Cordell
Competition: A tribute to Beatrix Potter

November 12   
Supplier: Stuart Johnson
Speaker: Jenny Adin-Christie - Specialist Embroiderer
Competition: Christmas comes Early

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Our Next Meeting 

Saturday 14 March - 10.00 to 4.00

Programme update...

Sunday, 7 December 2014

This is the winning mat...worked by Felicity Blyth

Congratulations Felicity

Also Congratulations to both Felicity Blyth, our new treasurer, and to 
Cathy Smith, our new Chairperson.

Finally our programme for 2015

10 January 2015
New Year Banquet
Supplier:  Graham and Jenny Hudson
Bursary Draw

14 March 2015
Bring & Buy
Supplier: Lacewing
Speaker: Katie Pirson
Imaginative Embroidery

9 May 2015
Supplier: Lorna Bateman Embroidery
Workshop: Kumihimo Beaded Bracelet
 with Carol Redrup
Competition: Jill Moy Memorial -
Black, White & Gold (or any lace)

11 July 2015
Supplier: Stuart Johnson
Speaker: Jean M Julier
Japanese Embroidery
Chairman’s Choice Award

12 September 2015
Supplier: Mainly Lace
Workshop: Carrickmacross Lace
Competition: Summer Holidays

14 November 2015
Supplier: Sarah Jones
Speaker: Carol MacFadzean
Honiton Lace
Competition: Sparklers

Lavinia House
Dukes Square
RH12 1GZ
10.00 - 4.00