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Introduction to Bobbin Lace Puy en Velay

During your stay, professional graduate Helena lace offers for a day to introduce you to the true Profession of Art.

If the town of Puy en Velay is known worldwide for its location, its history and its architecture unique, it is also a textile art was and remains the flagship for several centuries : Time to Lace.

This technique may seem very mysterious or inaccessible to the neophyte who sees a lace work. Yet it is based on crossings son very logical and relatively simple to understand.
Detail of the day :
Historical overview presentation of the material and technical implementation of the design, learning and realization basis points of the pattern, learning new points and finish the pattern.
At the end of the day each person will walk away with a little lace, fruit initiation.

Price : 60,00 € / person *
* This price includes the initiation by the lace, the loan of equipment and supplies needed for making bobbin lace.

Guests may also visit the museum of lace factories Retournac.
The Museum of Manufactures Lace traces with high accuracy the history of lace activity since the nineteenth century. Housed in an old factory premises, the museum has a rich collection of over 80,000 hand-made lace, mechanical models and 34 circular looms.

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