stimulate and foster
a public interest in and appreciation for all phases and facets of lace
and lace making, including but not limited to its history, collection,
and expertise regarding this time honored, decorative art and craft;
and to promote and develop the skillful making of lace by way of
instruction, teaching or otherwise.
How we go
Our organization, formally
organized in 1976, is made up of members whose interest in lace is not
only in the making of lace but also in the collecting and preserving of
lace. The Group sponsors numerous workshops in all types of lace (i.e.,
bobbin lace, tatted, knitted, crocheted, and needle lace). Members also
participate in lacemaking demonstrations at the Michigan State Fair,
Village in Archbold, Ohio, and many other public functions.
Meetings are held six times a year, generally in
Detroit area, although we have
met in Frankenmuth, Jackson, Lansing, and Midland, as well as in
A newsletter is published bi-monthly, usually in non-meeting
and/or lacemaking or who just enjoys lace is welcome to join the group.
Dues are to be submitted by May 15th and are non-refundable as all back
issues of the newsletter are mailed to you for the membership year
runs July 1st through June 30th of the following year. Any moneys
after March 1st are automatically applied to the next fiscal/membership
year beginning in July.