In-Person Education

The Lace Museum follows current applicable Covid-19 guidelines for the health and safety of our students, teachers and volunteers.

Unless noted, in-person education takes place at The Lace Museum. Please refer to our Plan a Visit page for address and directions.

Workshop Registration: Click the specific workshop’s registration link below to register via Google forms. When you finish the form, you will be presented with a link to go to Shopify to purchase the workshop. If the workshop is sold out when you try to check out, your registration with the form has automatically entered you on the waiting list.
Class Registration: Email

Future Sessions: The Lace Museum keeps an interest list for all past workshops and classes, as well as taking suggestions for new offerings. Please fill out our  form here .

If you are a higher education student and cannot afford the registration fee, please apply for a grant.


Milanese at the Museum

Instructor: Louise Colgan

Course Description:  Something for everyone! This popular workshop offers instruction for lacemakers new to Milanese, as well as those wishing to gain more experience.  Students will be able to explore a new project or continue with a piece-in-progress.  A variety of patterns are available, providing plenty of options for all levels.

Level: Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced

Dates:  Saturday, Oct 12; Sunday, Oct, 13; and Monday, Oct 14, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Fee:
$165 For 3 full days (Saturday through Monday)
$120 For 2 full days (Saturday + Sunday OR Monday)
$ 75 For 1 day (Sunday OR Monday ~ IF space is available)

You will be invoiced after you complete the registration process.

Food Provided:

  • Saturday: Salad bar with green leaf lettuce, boiled eggs, grilled chicken, beans, cheese and some local/seasonal produce and dressing. Sometimes we add in extra things depending on what is fresh at the time.
  • Sunday: Charcuterie board similar to last year.
  • Monday: Baked potato bar with the following selection of toppings: butter, sour cream, onions, homemade chili, cheese, a vegetarian option if needed, and possibly a few other goodies.

Additional Details: Supplies needed, lodging, etc. (pdf)

Register: Registration will open on Monday, July 15, at 9:00 am PDT


All of our classes are by appointment only. PRE-REGISTRATION is required. Our teachers are volunteers and their classes are flexible. To register, please email the museum at to arrange the class.

Students are responsible for finishing their projects when taking lessons. We advise you to allow time for homework.

A 12-Hour Introduction to Bobbin Lace

Instructor: Kim Davis

Course Description: An introduction to bobbin lace basics from winding the bobbins and learning the basic movements to making 4 samples, each building on the skills already learned.

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Registration Fee: $85

Curriculum: The curriculum is included in the price of the class.

Kit: $85 All supplies are available in a kit OR you can use your own bobbin lace tools.

In-Person Sessions: Arranged with instructor.