Lace is a decorative fabric in which the design is formed by open spaces. You might say that it’s a pattern of holes held together by thread. If you begin with a piece of fabric and create holes in it, you will be creating a “lacy” fabric, but not a true lace by our definition
True Lace begins with a strand of fiber.
We are a group drawn together by our love of lace. While most of us are bobbin lace makers, we also create needle lace, tatted lace, knitted and crocheted lace. At our meetings we encourage, inspire and help one another to learn more about lace and how to make it.
The Metropolitan Chapter meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month except for July, August, and December. The meetings are held at members’ homes or other venues. Most members are from Bergen County, NJ, Rockland County, NY and New York City. We are the only chartered chapter of the International Organization of Lace, Inc. (IOLI) in the metropolitan New York area
September 27, 2016
Coffee at 10:30 a.m.
Meeting 11 a.m.
Please bring donations of raffle prizes to the meeting
Bring lace for the display at the Washington Township
Dues are now Due!
Membership is open to all persons interested in furthering the purposes of this organization upon payment of $15.00 dues per year. As a member you will receive the chapter newsletter “The Pinhole Press” seven times a year. The extensive chapter library of lace patterns, books on various types of lace and histories of lace making and various laces is available to all members.
November 5 & 6, 2016
Sale of books and supplies for Bobbin Lace,
Tatting, crochet and knitting
Township of Washington Public Library
October 3 to 31, 2016
144 Woodfield Rd.
Township of Washington, NJ 07676
Tappantown Historical Society Colonial Day
Saturday, September 24, 2016
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dewindt House Grounds
20 Livingston Street
Tappan, NY 10983