Her work is exceptional. We asked her a few questions. Her writing is as beautiful as her lace. Do you have a cup of good tea or coffee? If yes, sit down with us and enjoy Marika’s world When did you learn bobbin lace?
First time in her life she came in contact with bobbin lace technique when she was 10. It was after school program, and she learned all basic patterns and stitches. Her teacher was very strict, and she had to learn everything well.
Vamberk became a European centre of lace-making. In year 1899 first Czech lace making school was open and it was start of Czech traditional lace. In the second half of the century almost in every house they earned money by making bobbin lace.