Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Come watch and learn how lace was handmade centuries ago. Bobbin lace, which dates back to the 16th century, is a form of weaving where intricate patterns are created by crossing and twisting threads. Individual threads are wound on wooden spindles called bobbins. The lace design is worked on a firm pillow using a pattern with pins to hold the stitches in place. The instructor will demonstrate the movement of bobbins and explain bobbin lace history, techniques and specific stitches. Along with handmade lace samples, antique lace will be on display for reference. Registration for this program is required by September 17. Please stop by or call the library to register (856-694-2833). Suitable for teens and adults.