Jenny Brandis' Handcrafts

Kununurra Agricultural Show 2006

The Homecraft Section

This panoramic photo is of the entire Homecraft Section of the 2006 Show - click on it to see a larger version.

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This picture is of the lace display at the 2006 Kununurra Ag Show, held on July 14 and 15. If you click on it, you will see a larger version in its own window..

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Class 1064 Any other handsewn article

Dell Berthelson made this Hardanger Piece
Elizibeth Ligeti worked this Needlelace
Vicki Jones Evans made this Carrickmacross (applique on net)

Class 1039 Bobbin Lace, length or piece

Leonie Martinson's torchon mat
Leonie Martinson's Honiton piece
Vicki Jones Evans made this Bedfordshire bookmark

Demonstration of lace

The Kununurra Lace Group made up a roster of members to 'man' a working demonstation of bobbin lace for the time the Pavilion was open to the general public. It was a wonderful success in drawing attention to lace making in general and bobbin lace making in particular. The normal "is that tatting'? question was only asked about 3 times! Our handout was given to interested people and I believe we will do the same again next year. Hopefully with our new members also taking part.

torchon lace men and bobbin lace

Alice Cunningham working on the same piece
as last year - but look at the length now!

Alice has some of her work for sale (at bargain prices) at the Saturday Markets in Kununurra, during Mar-Sept

Me talking to a lady about bobbin lace making . Note the camera tripod I am using as a pillow stand!

The flyer we used as a handout can be downloaded as a PDF file here.

Even the gentlemen are facinated by the flying bobbins. The discussion went along the lines of - see I only use 4 bobbins at a time, the rest are used in sequence, not all at once.



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