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To participate, you must register on the FB-page 'Kantcentrum' in the 'A P-Lace together' group. All patterns and technical drawings are available on the page of this FB group, in the section 'Files'. Every Wednesday, until July 1st, a new design will be posted on this FB-page.
Suitable THREADS are: Linen 80/2, Egyptian cotton 36/2, DMC fil à Dentelles nr 80 or Fil au Chinois
ALL THREADS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ONLINE STORE OF THE LACE CENTRE ON THIS SITE. See: https://www.kantcentrum.eu/en/webshop/garen
The Bruges' Lace Centre organizes an EXHIBITION with the lacework sent to us by the participants. The exhibition will open on August 10th, 2020.
See more news about the exhibition in a separate chapter below.
In the meantime, the project has been an overwhelming success. On May 1st 2020 we registered the 1500th participant and on May 14th 2020 the 2000th participant. On 11 June, the project had 2,345 registered participants. On June 25th, we had 2,540 members. On July 15th we had 2600th members.
The 16th pattern was published on June 24th. The 17th and final pattern will be posted on July 1st, 2020.
Each pattern has a pricking, a technical drawing and a description; these are all in the 'Files' block at the top of the FB page. This page will continue to exist. Anyone who wants to can still register as a member and make the strips.
Publishing patterns and pricks outside the FB page is strictly prohibited; all designs are protected by copyright of the authors. We ask everyone to strictly respect this.
EXTRA UPDATE JULY 15th: registration 2600th participant
EXPECTED JULY 1st LAST PATTERN NR 17
UPDATE JUNE 24: pattern nr 16
UPDATE JUNE 17: pattern nr 15
UPDATE JUNE 10: pattern nr 14
UPDATE JUNE 7: extra pattern nr 13
UPDATE JUNE 3: pattern nr 12
UPDATE MAY 27: pattern nr. 11
UPDATE 20 MAY: pattern nr. 10
!!!!EXTRA UPDATE MAY 14th: registration 2000th participant!!!!
UPDATE MAY 13th: pattern 9 (number '9' in the FB-group)
EXTRA UPDATE MAY 12th: registration 1900th participant
EXTRA UPDATE MAY 11th: registration 1800th participant
UPDATE MAY 6th: pattern 8 (number '8' in the FB-group)
EXTRA UPDATE MAY 6TH: registration 1700th participant
EXTRA UPDATE MAY 1st:
This morning we registered the 1500th participant.It is a lady from Belgian Limburg.
This is an unexpected success.Thanks to this project, hundreds of lace lovers are working together on the same lace patterns in a large virtual lace workshop, spread all over the world, from Great Britain to Uzbekistan, from Thailand to Iceland.The Bruges' Lace Centre says a big thank you for so much enthusiasm, emotion, joy and passion.We will continue until at least the end of June to provide all participants with a new lace pattern every Wednesday.
UPDATE APRIL 29th - pattern 7 (number '7' in the FB-group)
UPDATE APRIL 22th - pattern 6 (number '6' in the FB-group)
UPDATE APRIL 15th - pattern 5 (number '4' in the FB-group)
UPDATE APRIL 12th - pattern 4 (extra Easter pattern number '3a' in the FB-group)
UPDATE APRIL 8th - pattern 3
The third strip is a design by Saskja Snauwaert, also a teacher at the Lace Centre.
There are 4 PDFs for this design because you can also set up this strip with a straight start stich.
Suitable threads are: Linen 80/2, Egyptian cotton 36/2, DMC fil à Dentelles nr 80 or Fil au Chinois + a possible decorative thread.
UPDATE APRIL 1st - PATTERN 2
It is again a design by our lace teacher Xandra Ballieu. The pricking and technical drawing of the new strip can be found under “Files” of this FB-group.
New patterns are also ready or in the works for the coming weeks. So discover a new pattern at our FB-page every Wednesday, during these difficult corona times!
THE BEGINNING OF THE PROJECT - THE FIRST PATTERN OF MARCH 25th
The exhibition will start in the Bruges' Lace Centre on August 10th and will last until the end of the year 2020.
In a few weeks you'll find here more details.
PLEASE NOTE: for participation at the exhibition, send -LATEST JULY 10th- your lace work(s) to 'Kantcentrum Brugge', Balstraat 16, 8000 Brugge, Belgium with label with your name, address and e-mail. If you would like your lace back afterwards, add a non-stamped cover with your name and address on it. The Lace Centre will send it back. Many thanks in advance for your participation.