Profesora Lia Baumeister Jonker
El 19 de Junio de 1999 dejó el cargo al serle concedido el título de "Caballero de la Orden de Orange-Nassau" , título que otorga la Reina de Holanda. Está muy orgullosa de ello y también es la primera y única miembro honorífico de la Asociación de Encajeras de su país.
Lia ha escrito cursos de los siguientes tipos de encajes para profesoras: Guipur, Encaje Ruso de Cinta, Encaje Schneeberger, Encaje de Idria, Encaje Honiton, Historia del Encaje e Identificación de los Encajes. También ha documentado para el aprendizaje en la Asociación, encaje Milanés, encaje Cantu, Chantilly, Chantilly Multicolor y Encaje Skane.
Ella misma traduce los cursos y explicaciones al Inglés, Alemán y Holandés.
Ha impartido cursos en Alemania, Reino Unido, Canadá,
USA, Bélgica y España.
Teacher: Lia Baumeister Jonker
She started to learn bobbin lace in 1975. She was involved with the starting of the Dutch lace guild L.O.K.K. She was 13 years in the board of which 8 years as the president. During this time, the guild wanted to start a good education for lace teachers. Se is one of the founders of the society Dutch lace education( stitching N.K.O.) She was 20 ...... in the board and 19 years as the president.
She stepped down from the board on June 19th 1999 and than She was honoured with an order from their Queen. She became "Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau". She was very proud of that and she is also de first (and still the only) honorary member of our lace guild.
She has written the following parts of the course for lace teachers:Guipure, Russian tape Lace, Schneeberguer lace, Italian Idria Lace Honiton lace and lace history and lace identification. Besides that She wrote teaching material for further courses for the Soc. N.K.O. such as: Milanese lace, Cantu lace, Chantilly lace, Multicoloured Chantilly lace, and Skane lace. She also wrote several workshops for the Soc. N.K.O.
A lot of the teaching material is translated by she in English and in German for workshops and classes se gave over the years in England, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Canada and the U.S.A.(Her) she has made a lot of goodwill for the method they use for their teachers course. She made nearly half of the teaching material for the four year course for lace teachers.
She has already 30 years a bobbin club for bobbin lace this too is volunteer work as all the other things she did for the two organisations.
She also help several organisations and magazines with her own designs for several types of lace. This too is volunteer work. She do not mind giving these patterns without payment, as she think it is more important to have good patterns , as than we will get better lace.
Languages, Dutch, German, English
Standard of proficiency required for Chantilly , the student must be an Advanced Lacemaker