LET'S CELEBRATE

The 2016 Lace Guild

Triennial Competition and Exhibition

The 2016 competition was divided into 24 classes in 2 sections. Section A was for the traditional laces, and entries for this section did not need to have a link to the theme of 'Let's Celebrate'. All entries in Section B did need to be linked to the theme.

There were 29 entries in Section A, and 104 in Section B. 133 entries in total.

Section A - Traditional Laces in a Traditional Style

1. Torchon (4 entries)

2. Named British or Continental Point Ground Laces (3 entries)

3. Bedfordshire and related laces e.g. Maltese and Cluny (4 entries)

4. Honiton (2 entries)

5. Any other named bobbin lace (5 entries)

6. Needlelaces inc. Tenerife, Romanian and Branscombe (2 entries)

7. Decorated Net inc. Carrickmacross, Limerick, needle run, tambour (no entries)

8. Knotted Laces inc. Tatting, Filet and Armenian (1 entry)

9. Looped Laces inc. knitting and crochet (5 entries)

10. A traditional style piece of lace made by a group (2 entries)

11. Traditional style laces using mixed techniques from more than one traditional style of lace (1 entry)

View the gallery of traditional laces here (29 entries)

Section B - Let's Celebrate

12. A garment made from or incorporating lace (7 entries)

13. Headwear (5 entries)

14. Accessories (11 entries)

View the gallery for sections 12, 13 and 14 here (23 entries)

15. A Piece for Display on a Wall (26 entries)

View the gallery for section 15 here (26 entries)

16. 3 Dimensional Item (9 entries)

17. A Miniature Lace Item (2 entries)

 

18. Imposed Class (15 entries)

View the gallery for sections 16, 17 and 18 here (26 entries)

19. Young Lacemaker, Individual, 11 years and under (1 entry)

20. Young Lacemaker, Individual, 12 to 17 years (no entries)

21. Young Lacemaker Group, 11 years and under (1 entry)

22. Young Lacemaker Group, 12 to 17 years (no entries)

23. Adult Group, up to 10 members (12 entries)

24. Adult Group, 11 or more members (15 entries)

View the gallery for sections 19-24 here (29 entries)