The Lace Guild holds a major competition every 3 years. There are two main sections, one for traditional lace and the other for creative designs that stretch the boundaries of modern lace-making. All kinds of lace can be entered. The theme for 2004 was Myth or Mystery.
The first picture shows the winner of the Ring of Tatters Rose Bowl: "There are Fairies at the Bottom of my Garden" by Jane Eborall. Congratulations, Jane! Little would our grandmothers have dreamt that you could make a 3D fairy in tatting! All the pictures below show the amazing creativity and tatting skills of our members, I think you will agree.
Please click on the small pictures below for larger versions.