MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lace Society will hold a public tea party and lace making demonstration from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Textile Center of Minnesota, 3000 University Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, to recognize the organization's 25th anniversary.
Tatting, knitting, bobbin lace, needle lace and crochet will be demonstrated.
That afternoon, the Minnesota Lace Society and the Weavers Guild of Minnesota will jointly sponsor a sale of the worldwide collection of lace making supplies from the estate of Savetta Livingston, who was a founding member of the Minnesota Weavers Guild. Her daughter donated the collection to the guild after her death in 1998.
Books Livingston collected will be added to the Textile Center of Minnesota library.
Lace making tools, including hundreds of bobbins, bobbin lace making pillows, antique midlands with original beads intact, beads, pins, bobbin cases and winders, scissors, threads, tatting shuttles and a thimble collection are among items to be sold.
Weavers Guild of Minnesota will sponsor a show and sale of fiber arts for the home and body from noon to 9 p.m. Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 and noon to 9 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Textile Center of Minnesota.
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