Lace Workshops

From 1st March 2015 one day workshops have been offered at studio at Friar Gate Studios, Ford St, Derby.

Workshops will be for a maximum of 10 students, and will cater for all levels including complete beginners. Bookings now being taken for these. Cost will be £30 for the day, hours 10-4 and include drinks but please bring a packed lunch. Other dates available on request for small groups - contact with request.

The studio is on the ground floor and fully disabled accessible. Please contact before booking if you have any concerns and these can be discussed. Also see Terms and conditions of booking - by booking you are agreeing to these terms and conditions as listed on this website. 2nd April

Dates for 2016

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Jo P. "A superb beginners class, just what I needed to get me started"

Julie B "I would highly recommend Louise as a teacher"

David M "class size ideal - not too many on it"

Pat B. "Fantastic lace workshop, small numbers, bright airy room, plenty of help. Please arrange another one."

P.A.L. "Sept. Fab needlelace w-shop with 1 to 1 tuition. What a way to learn a new type of lace, thanks Louise"

Becca - "Very rewarding - great sense of achievement at the end of the day. The beginnings of a new lacemaker"

Jean - "It was very interesting, almost addicted to it during the lesson"

Joyce - "Interesting and knowledgeable class that improves your fashion history interest"

Melanie - "Was brilliant, amazing teacher and loved the class"

Emma - "great class for any level, even the complete beginner"

Kate W - "Would highly recommend workshop - learnt lots of technique with many applications, inspirational and in a lovely setting"

Mel B - "Learnt to work exquisite lace from the beginning with a teacher who is approachable, knowledgeable and speaks with clarity"

Melanie T - "Highly recommended for all ages, I'm 18 and I have learnt so much in my 4/5 lessons so far!! It's great to learn something so delicate and beautiful."