Lacemaking | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Lacemaking at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Lacemaking at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £143.00 Starts: 08/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Tutor: Claire Margaret Allen Ends: 19/03/2018 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: MON Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

Tuition will be by individual and group work, demonstration and one to one. Every student will be encouraged to expand their knowledge and skills whatever their level. The laces taught are:- Torchon, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire point, Honiton, Bruges, Withof, Idrija lace and Milanese.

By the end of the course you should be able to:
Apply techniques and skills relevant to the subject in a competent manner at an appropriate level;
Research the work of others and use it to inspire own work;
Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety relevant to the subject.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance personal skills.


Your tutor will give you individual feedback on your progress throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to supply your own lace making equipment. The tutor will lend to new students and advise on purchase after the first few sessions. Please bring a notebook and pen. Lace equipment for beginners costs approximately £40.00.

What can I do next?

Higher level lacemaking classes.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course.
This course is suitable for beginners as well as trhe more experienced lacemaker. Students new to lace should ask for the tutor to contact them prior to the start of the course.

About the Tutor: Claire Margaret Allen

Claire Allen is an accomplished lace maker and has been making lace since the early 1990s. She has completed the City and Guilds Certificate in Creative Lacemaking and is experienced in a range of bobbin laces. She has had several designs published by the Lace Guild and lacemaking suppliers over the years and was the winner of the 2013 Lace Guild Triennial competition.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1LH


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/54694/F/LC.
Course Code: MAI/54694/F/LC Book Now

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