The Edinburgh Lace Course

An annual Summer School, held in July at Heriot-Watt University on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Tuition is available in a range of British and Continental Bobbin Laces

It  caters for all levels from complete beginners to experts.

Students can be residential or non-residential.

The date for the next Edinburgh Lace Course is

23rd – 27th July 2018.


See Course Details Page


Technical Drawing Discussion


The 2017 Edinburgh Lace Course ran from Monday 24th -Friday 30th July at Heriot-Watt University. Sixty five students attended  and worked on a variety of Bobbin Laces including Torchon, Bucks Point, Bedfordshire, Brugge, Flanders, Binche, Paris Ground, Mechlin,  Milanese, Hinojosa and Idrija Lace; some of the ladies worked on designing contemporary modern laces.


See more pictures from the 2017 Course