PLGofV Turn 10!
On June 17, 2016 the Piedmont Lace Guild celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a
special luncheon in the garden room at Claire's restaurent in Warrenton.
Members got their commemorative
bobbins and shuttles as well as anniversary polo shirts!
Lavender Farm Tour Demo:
The Bothy Farm in Amissville, VA, was part of the Culpepper Farm Tour on
October 7-8, 2017. Activities included farm tours, craft classes, tatting
lessons and lace demonstrations hosted by guild member Anita Barry, her
husband Paul, Bonnie Swank and Gitte Tessier. Over 150 visitors attended the
two-day event. 2017 Meeting Schedule: The 2017 meeting schedule for
through Winter has been posted on the Meetings & Events page.
New members are welcome anytime throughout the year. The membership fee is pro-rated, so if you join half-way through the year, for example, you only pay half the yearly membership fee. Join at the September meeting and pay only $12 for the remainder of the year.
IOLI Conventions:The 2018 IOLI Convention will take place in
San Antonio, TX, 22-28 July 2018. Hosts: The Alamo Bobbin Lacers
Details for the 2019 IOLI Convention will be added once a date and location
have been finalized. Stay tuned!
Piedmont Lace Guild
Member receives IOLI Certificate in Tatting Treasurer Anita Barry is the first person to complete the IOLI Tatting Proficiency Program
The Piedmont Lace Guild of Virginia is very proud of
Anita Barry. She is the first person ever to complete the International Organization of Lace (IOLI) Tatting Proficiency Program. Anita spent two years completing all the requirements for the program suitably cheered on by her fellow guild members. It was a proud moment when Anita received her certificate in September 2014. See photo on the Lace Gallery Page.
Governing Board: A full list of the 2017 officers can be found on the Contact Us page.
New Photos: Check out our Lace Gallery page for new photos. Please note that we have moved the older photos to an archive page, accessible through the link on the current Lace Gallery page.
Lace Cottages:The Piedmont Lace Guild has changed the times for its daytime Lace Cottage. The daytime lacers now meet on the third Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. The evening lacers are temporarily suspended. Lace Cottage meetings take place at the homes of members. For details, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "Lace Cottage" in the subject line.
Palmetto Tatting Guild neighborhood group:The Piedmont Lace Guild is proud to be affiliated with the Palmetto Tatting Guild and has established a neighborhood tatting group. All Palmetto small tatting groups are called Palm Fronds. The Piedmont Lace Guild Palm Frond meets on the second Sunday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. during the Tat-Along at the Yarn Cloud in Occoquan. Please note that the Yarn Cloud has moved from Woodbridge to Occoquan. The new address is 204 Washington Street Occoquan, VA 22125.