All workshops are presented at The Lace Museum.  Please see the informational flyers below for details.

Register and pay online: Click the workshop's online form button to register and pay using your credit card or PayPal account
Register and pay by check:  Print the paper form
(pdf) and mail it and your check to the museum.

Where to stay:  Click here to open a Google map centered on The Lace Museum location (the gray pin on the map). The map shows many hotels in the area with approximate prices. On the left side panel, adjust the check in and check out dates to match your itinerary. Contact the hotel of your choice directly for pricing and amenities.

Sign up before the classes fill! Please review our cancellation and refund policy at the bottom of this page.

For the Love of Lace

Join us for a fun day of creating a beautiful wall hanging with lace and other textiles. Please read the Informational Flyer linked above for details.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Instructor: Barbara Willis
Informational Flyer

Milanese at the Museum

This very popular workshop offers something for lacemakers new to Milanese, as well as those wishing to continue with a pattern-in-progress or to explore a new project.

Dates: Saturday, October 12, Sunday, October 13, and Monday, October 14, 2019
Instructor: Louise Colgan
Informational Flyer

Needle Lace for Beginners

You will learn two fundamental stitches with a size 5 perle cotton so you can easily see where your needle needs to go. The two basic stitches taught in this project can be applied to other fiber work.

Sunday, November 10, 2019
Instructor: Linda Kay Benning
Informational Flyer

Throwing the Modern Bobbin

Back by popular demand: More of Michèle’s Modern Grounds. You can choose from old favoritesor one of her new projects. There will be a variety of patterns from basic to more complex with prickings sent to participants by email or postal mail 3 weeks prior to the workshop date.

Date: Saturday, January 25, to Sunday, January 26, 2020
Instructor: Michèle Kelly
Informational Flyer

TesseLace - bobbin lace

TesseLace is an experimental form of bobbin lace that takes traditional Torchon in new directions. It features decorative grounds that have been discovered by deconstructing traditional grounds and recombining the pieces in new ways. This course will introduce you to TesseLace as you create a sampler of different grounds.

Date: Saturday, March 21, to Sunday, March 22, 2020
Instructor: Veronika Irvine
Informational Flyer

Adapting Tatting Patterns using Sonata

The instructor will use this design to teach adaption of vintage patterns using both shuttle and needle techniques along with discussing uses of tatting. The design is based on Sonata in G minor, BWV 1034, by Johann Sebastian Bach. She will be discussing color and the addition of beads to a pattern.

Date: Saturday, April 18, to Sunday, April 19, 2020
Instructor: Melanie Cervi
Informational Flyer

Turkish Needle Lace (Igne Oya)

In this workshop, the instructor will teach beginners how to create edgings and a traditional scarf flower motif.

Date: Saturday, May 2, to Sunday, May 3, 2020
Instructor: Victoria Ong
Informational Flyer
(pdf, 2 pages)

Workshop Cancellation and Refund Policy

Payment for class is due at the time of registration to hold your place. If the workshop is cancelled due to low enrollment, a full refund will be given.

If you wish to cancel, your request must be submitted in writing either in person, through the U.S. mail, or in an email addressed to

After receiving your written request for cancellation, The Lace Museum will offer a full refund should another paid student come forward either through a wait list or regular registration. A 50% refund will be given if there are more than six students in a class, but your space cannot be filled. Refunds will be made by check from The Lace Museum.