Honiton Lace MakingCourse Full
Tutor: Elizabeth TrebbleCourse Code: 0221-01

Summary

A course suitable for all levels of Honiton Lace makers and for lace makers new to Honiton Lace but with experience in other bobbin laces. This course aims to enable learners to improve skills in Honiton Lace making. For those with experience of Honiton Lace working on new or existing projects there is the opportunity to expand knowledge already attained with encouragement to experiment with technique, design and interpretation. For those new to Honiton Lace instruction will be given in the practice and theory of the lace with the commencement of the first project covering the basic techniques required.

Description

 

The course is specifically aimed at individual tuition to suit the ability of each student.. Bobbin lace makers new to Honiton Lace will work a pattern that will enable them to recognize and interpret a variety of basic techniques, with practical exercise and demonstration, aided by step by step instruction sheets and diagrams as each stage is reached. Those with experience in Honiton Lace will receive advice on the working of a new or an ongoing project with consideration to expanding knowledge already attained and reinforcing areas that require more practice and expertise. Encouragement will be given to experiment with design for interpretation in Honiton Lace, to recognize and plan the working order of the piece, taking into account the shape and overall design.

After the course, according to the area, there may be the opportunity to attend weekly classes where available, otherwise it would be beneficial to attend further weekend courses to expand expertise further.

Level

Intermediate

Course Location

Missenden Abbey
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD

Tutor

Elizabeth Trebble

I started lacemaking in 1978, becoming a member of the Devon Lace Teachers in 1985 working as an adult education tutor for Devon County Council for twenty years and for the WEA for seven years, teaching weekly classes in Devon and courses both nationally and internationally and am chairman of the Devon Lace Teachers. Since 2002 I have been a volunteer at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter working on the extensive lace collection. More recently I have undertaken similar work with Sidmouth Museum and the Fashion and Costume Museum in Bath. With a colleague we run a Saturday club for both primary school and older children to learn the techniques of bobbin lace.

15th to 17th Jan 2021
Friday to Sunday

Timetable

Friday
4pm onwardsresidents may check in
6.45Dinner
7.45pmNon-residents arrive
8-9.30pmTeaching session
Saturday
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-12.45pmTeaching session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all
1.45-5.30pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
Sunday
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-12.45pmTeaching Session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all
1.45-3.15pmLast teaching session
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"Brilliant teacher, course really enjoyable." (October 2019)

"Thank you, I have had a brilliant weekend and learned so much." (October 2019)

"An excellent weekend - wonderful tutor." (October 2019)

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