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Gertrude Thibeault at her lace-making table.<br />
Gertrude Thibeault at her lace-making table.

Heard Up North: Making lace by hand

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There are any number of labor-intensive crafts that have faded away, replaced by time-saving mechanization. Some of the devotees who keep the old techniques alive are eager to share those skills. Lucy Martin recently ran into a working display put on by ladies from the Ottawa Guild of Lacemakers. For today's "Heard Up North", one of the Guild's members took a break from teaching the public to talk about why she likes the hobby.

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Lucy Martin
Ottawa Correspondent

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