Saturday, September 29, 2012

September Newsletter

Click Here for a printable version of the September newsletter.

Greetings to the Northern Lights Lacemakers!
This coming Sunday is our regular lace group get together.
Sunday, Sept 30, 2012
St. Peter's Anglican Church
755 Elm Street at Grant Ave, Winnipeg
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Parking is along the west side of the building.  Hope to see you there!  If you want to drop by for a shorter time, Mary puts the kettle on for tea around 3:00 pm.  Dainties are welcome, optional.

The 6th Annual Fall Retreat is happening the last weekend of October here at St. Peter’s.  There are lots of options!  Details and registration form went out by email.  Let us know if/ when you are planning to attend: Fri. pm at the Forks, Saturday, supper at Iona’s, Sunday aft!

Remember to start collecting items for the Market.  Bring along items you wish to sell; we will price our own.  So far, there are pillows, some books, patterns and a few bobbins for sale.  Also, bring any duplicate patterns and pick up some new ones from the box!

Library Update:  Fall is a good time to order new items for the library!
Here are some possibilities…

1.    See link to the “Special” magazines from Lace Express at 19 euros & postage.  Open the first tab out of the 6 tabs that appear on the top bar; see the 8 listed under “Special” at the bottom of the page.  Choices: Our Lace Garden, Lace in Glass, Our Lace Garden II, Our Lace Garden III, Lace Souvenirs, The Beauty of Nature, Lace in Fashion, Lace in Fashion II (available Oct. 2012).  The selection will be by popular vote!  Please email your choice; the one with the most votes can be ordered for the library.  Link:

2.    There is a list of DVD’s available from VanSciver Bobbin Lace, the Basic Lace Identification is affordable, as well as others.  We could consider purchasing a new dvd for the library?

Here’s a link to Jean Leader’s website.  She is a well-known teacher who attended the I.O.L.I. Convention.  It was wonderful to meet her!

Our Blog Link:  View photos from the 59th Annual I.O.L.I. Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, August 4 – 12, hosted by the Minnesota Lace Society.  The official Convention Photos dvd has been ordered and will be mailed to our group after the end of October.

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