A great 1 day course for those wishing to learn the art of Irish Carrickmacross Lace embroidery.
Carrickmacross Lace is an Irish needle lace, widely used by couture fashion designers, it rose in popularity after the wedding of HRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Conveniently located in Carlisle City centre, our Introduction to Carrickmacross Lace
course makes an ideal gift for a friend or loved one (see gift vouchers) and can easily be combined with a weekend break.
We keep delegate numbers limited to 10 to allow plenty of tutor contact time.
This 1 day course will take you through basic Carrickmacross lace techniques.
How to frame up your work or work without a frame.
Application of the organdie.
Intricate cutting technique.
Basic stitches, including how to form the classic Carrickmacross pops and picot edge.
At the end of this course you will have the skills to attempt your own projects.
Delegates receive a certificate of attendance or achievement.
Course dates: To suit you (min 3 people required).
Course fee: £53 per person.
Venue: Fun2Do. 21 Scotch Street, Carlisle. CA3 8PY or your own venue.
Disabled access: Sorry, there is no lift to the first floor training room.
Time: 10.0am – 4.00pm
Places available: 10
Certificate – Yes
All materials necessary complete a small project.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee, fruit juice and biscuits.
You will be able to borrow ring frames and scissors on the day. Please bring your own magnifiers if needed.
Basic skills required
You need to be fairly confident with a running stitch and chain stitch.
This is quite intricate work.
Cancellation / Refund
Cancellations must be made more than 7 days in advance. We will refund the course fee less a £25 deposit.
In some cases, where we are able to give your place to somebody else at short notice, we will also refund your deposit less a £5 administration charge but we cannot guarantee that this can be achieved.
We reserve the right to cancel a course. Should this unlikely event be necessary, we will refund all fees or offer an alternative date if suitable.