|Some time ago the Canadian
Lacemakers Gazette reported on their 5 meter club. What a
wonderful idea! After talking about it, we decided to adopt their idea in our
guild. Since most of us cannot devote too much time to our 'little hobby' (as some family
members see it), making even three yards of a lace edging is a wonderful accomplishment.
The HLG-Three-Yards-Club is not just a gimmick, its purpose is to encourage
lacemakers to make more then just a few inches of one pattern. In this way they will get
really good at it. Lacemakers in the 'olden days', when lacemaking was a cottage industry,
would only work one and the same pattern all their lives. That's why their laces were so
not have to be a member of the HLG to participate.
- Make at least three yards of the same
pattern of lace.
- Send a copy or a photo of a section of the
- If possible, send a photo of you and/or a
photo of the finished project
- Tell us if there is a story which goes
- The HLG-Three-Yard-Club, is free, but ...
if you send $10.00 with your registration we will send you a
commemorative 4" square 'club bobbin' - see picture below
- You may enter one time in each category
(a total of 4 times)
The entrance form can be found on the Forms Tab
You can use Paypal to purchase a challenge bobbin
The shipping included on this button is for International
shipping only. The price of shipping is included in the cost of the
bobbin for bobbins mailed within the United States.
Novice Club = (8 - 12 pairs)
Advanced Club = (13 - 25 pairs)
Proficient Club = (26 - 35 pairs)
Expert Club = (more than 35 pairs)
You may enter one time in each category in any order.