RDS National Crafts Competition 2009

Congratulations to Pat Lamb on her wonderful achievement at this year's RDS National Crafts Competition.  Pat won 7 awards for her Youghal Needlelace and Mountmellick Embroidery.  Her Youghal Lace runner was awarded 1st place in the Lace Category, the Country Markets Medal and the Guild of Irish Lacemakers Award.  A purse with Youghal Lace insert was awarded the Eleanora De La Branchardiere Award and the TLI Perpetual Trophy.  Two Mountmellick cushion covers were awarded 1st prize in the Embroidery (Traditional) category and the Mairin O'Brien Flegg Memorial Award (Traditional).  

(Pictures of Pat's prize-winning work are on the Gallery page).