Heritage Crochet Lace In Contemporary Application
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Heritage Crochet Lace In Contemporary Application

How to enrich Your Designs with Heirloom Lace Techniques
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Created by Rita de Maintenon
Last updated 8/2017
Price: $50
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will learn how to make Broomstick Lace, Hairpin Lace and Tunisian Crochet and Lace. They will be ble to include these techniques within their own designs.
  • Historical Background of Broomstick Lace
  • A Look at Broomstick Lace Tools
  • Master Basic Broomstick Lace
  • Combining Broomstick Lace with Half Double Crochet
  • Working over different size Broomsticks
  • Using different Materials for a different Look
  • Fun Finishes for Broomstick Lace
  • Learn Easy Broomstick Mesh
  • Combining Broomstick Mesh with Star Stitches
  • Combining Broomstick Mesh with Half Double Crochet
  • Broomstick Lace Trim
  • Adding Picots to the Broomstick Work
  • Finished Projects for Inspiration
  • Historical Background of Hairpin Lace
  • A Look at Hairpin Lace Tools
  • Getting Started with Hairpin Lace
  • Loading Loops onto the Hairpin
  • Counting Loops on the Hairpin
  • Removing the Loops from the Hairpin
  • Finishing the looped Edges
  • One Strip Projects and Design Possibilities
  • Using Cluster Stitches in the Hairpin Strip
  • Finishing a Cluster Project
  • Combining several Hairpin Strips
  • Weaving Hairpin Strips together
  • Crocheting Hairpin Strips together
  • Hairpin Lace Combination Projects
  • Historical Background of Tunian Lace
  • A Look at the Tunisian Crochet and Lace Tools
  • Starting Tunisian Crochet
  • A Look at the Forward and Reverse Pass
  • The Tunisian Simple Stitch
  • Learn Tunisian Double Crochet
  • Learn Tunisian Cross Stitch
  • Learn Tunisian Knit Stitch
  • The No-Roll Edge
  • Beautiful Tunisian Lace
  • The Tunisian Lace Forward Pass
  • The Tunisian Lace Reverse Pass
  • Tunisian Lace Variations and Projects
  • Heritage Lace Combination Possibilities
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  • Yes, crochet basics and intermediate knowledge is needed, my Ultimate Course for Beginner and Intermediate Crochet is recommended
  • Tools needed to get started are a #50 knitting needle for Broomstick Lace, oneor several hairpins for Hairpin Lace and several large sized crochet hooks for Tunisian Lace

This course takes an in-depth look at 3 Heritage Lace techniques: Broomstick Lace, Hairpin Lace and Tunisian Crochet and Lace.

Each technique is given some historical background and a detailed look at the tools used, so students can make their own choice about which ones to purchase.

Students with basic crochet knowledge learn how to easily create Broomstick Lace and Broomstick Mesh with the use of knitting needles and how to design with and incorporate this technique into their own projects.

Students learn how to use different size hairpins to make Hairpin strips for one strip creations and how to combine several strips for larger designs.

Students learn how to master the basic Tunisian stitch, Tunisian half-double, Tunisian cross stitch and Tunisian knit stitch. They progress to complete Tunisian Lace.

Time for practice, project ideas and design suggestions are included in each section.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to add some interest to their crochet pieces by adding Heritage Lace techniques.
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Curriculum For This Course
54 Lectures
Broomstick Lace
22 Lectures 01:08:13

Placing Loops onto the Broomstick

Working Loops off the Broomstick

Repeat the Pick-Up onto the Broomstick

Repeat the Working Off the Broomstick Loops

Add a Row of Half Double Crochet for Interest

Work from the Half Double Crochet over a size 35 Broomstick

Work over a small Broomstick

Using different Materials for different Broomstick Looks

A Fun Finish for Your Broomstick Scarf

A Broomstick Cowl Project

Review of Broomstick PIck-Up

Learning Broomstick Mesh

Practice Broomstick Mesh and add a Star Stitch

Broomstick Mesh with Half Double Crochet

Broomstick Lace Trim

Add Picots to your Broomstick Lace Trim

Review of Broomstick Practice

A Look at Broomstick Lace in finished Projects

Hairpin Lace
17 Lectures 01:02:04

Getting started with Hairpin Lace

Review of Starting Hairpin Lace

Counting the Loops

The One Strip Wonder Project

Remove your Strip from the Hairpin

Working the Loops along the Edge of the Hairpin Strip

Hairpin Strip Project

Design Ideas: Using a Hairpin Strip as a Jacket Hem

A Cluster Stitch Variation on the Hairpin

Hairpin Cluster Stitch Project

Finish the Cluster Stitch Project

Preparing 2 Hairpin Strips to Weave together

Weaving Hairpin Lace Strips together

Crocheting Hairpin Lace Strips together

Tunisian Crochet and Lace
15 Lectures 44:37

Getting Started with Tunisian Crochet

The Tunesian Simple Stitch: The Forward and Reverse Pass;

Tunisian Double Crochet

Tunisian Cross Stitch

The No-roll Edge

The Tunisian Knit Stitch

A Single Crochet Edge for the Tunisian Knit Stitch

Tunisian Lace

The Reverse Lace Pass

The Forward Lace Pass

Practice the Tunisian Lace Passes

Tunisian Lace Projects

About the Instructor
Rita de Maintenon
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Fiber Artist, Designer, Author and Teacher.

Rita is a retired educator with over 40 years of classroom experience, from Montessori Kinder Garden to Adult Education in a College setting.

Growing up in Europe, she studied and trained all aspects of fiber work and has taught Fiber Arts workshops for the last 20 years. They range from “Heirloom Treasures Fiber Combinations” in Florida to “It’s not your Grandmother’s Crochet Any More” at UNCA.

Rita is now retired in Asheville, NC as a full time fiber artist. She has taught Heritage fiber classes and workshops for UNCA, the Center for Creative Retirement, the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in TN, fiber weekend retreats and local classes. In addition to the teaching aspect, Rita loves restoration work on antique pieces and is well known for her designer creations, especially Christening gowns.

She regularly demonstrates at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, with highlight events of Fiber Day and Heritage Weekend. Rita has been the educational demonstrator at the Southern Highland Guild Craft Fairs in the Asheville Cellular Center and currently serves on the educational committee of the Guild.

Her first book: "Heritage Crochet in a new Light" was published in July 2017.

Rita is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and a Blue Ridge National Heritage Artist. She is a Craft Yarn Council certified instructor.