Making lace since the 1980’s, Sharon’s lace journey has taken her through the English laces, with just a brief stop at Honiton and on to experiencing Milanese lace with Pat Read with whom she designed several pieces. City and Guilds opened up a broader experience resulting in the opportunity to study design methods with the Czech lacemakers over the last few years.


Sharon has qualified and taught for Adult Education and now has a number of students based at Thread Bear in South Croydon ( She is keen to keep traditions alive – but with a twist to keep it up to date!

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