Lacemakers and Collectors Exchange Lacemakersofillinois.org
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Lisle Depot Day September 14-15, 2019 - Contact is Donna Fousek - firstname.lastname@example.org
Old Mill Fall Fest Sunday, September 15th, 2019. Times are from 11 am to 5 pm, 427 W. Corning Ave., Peotone, IL. Susie Johnson is demonstrating Bobbin Lace. Others are welcome. Contact Steve Hoffner – 815-954-4876. Old Time crafts of any type is welcome.
Village of Minooka Illinois, 1800 Period Dress with old time crafts September 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. looking for crafters. Contact by email Dawn Niner - email@example.com
Girl Scout Leaders Demo on October 5, 2019, from 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at Damp Dean 46 W 253 Big Rock Park. Contact is Kanella Diakoumis for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Goose Lake Prairie Partners want Old Time Crafters for the Annual Cragg Cabin Festival held at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area the first Saturday in June (June 6, 2020) from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free lunch. Contact Susie Johnson - email@example.com
Past Events and Photo Album...
In 2016 Reenactors from
L.A.C.E. were Donna Fousek, Brenda Glenn and Al & Janet Frederickson.
Al came along and spun wool on his Spining Wheel at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area on June 2nd.
Trades and Crafts Day at Naperville Settlement.(from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) We were invited to demonstrate lacemaking again at this event in 2013.
Nancy Jones, Donna Fousek and Kate Wild participated in this demonstration.
LISLE DEPOT DAYS (921 School Street, Lisle, IL 60532 - 630-968-0499) Experience the roots and early history of Lisle at the Museums at Lisle Station Park! Depot Days features food, entertainment, family fun and more! Enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations, grind corn, sample some old-fashioned homemade apple pie and see for yourself what life was like almost 100 years ago. See http://lisleparkdistrict.org/depotdays.htm for more information.
In 2013, Susie J., Donna F., & Nancy T were at Lisle Depot Days Saturday September
Old Mill Fall Fest Sunday, September 16th, Times are from 11 am to 5 pm, 427 W. Corning Ave., Peotone, IL. Enjoy participating in a part of History. Don't Miss the Antiques and Exhibits on three floors of the mill. Old Time Crafts, Demos, Sales. A lunch is provided.
Susie J. demonstrated 2016 on the main floor of the ole mill. She carried a small exhibit of the difference between bobbin lace and tatting for those who confuse the two.
Susie J. was there again in 2018 on the front lawn of the Mill.
The following items includes hints for setting up a informative demonstration on lace.
Article with hints on demonstrations by Doris O'Neill.
Short History of Lace for demonstration purposes by Doris O'Neill.
Forms to identify the lace on your pillow.
Members: Keep track of your demonstration and volunteer
hours. They will be called for by our I.O.L.I. Liaison.
The hours you spend preparing for your work as an officer, classes, teaching and more, count toward this total.
See printable pdf forms available on the membership page to report your Volunteer/Demo hours.
The reporting year runs from May 1st to May 1st. However, Nancy Tweed requests you turn in your volunteer hours in April
if you have any questions.