in Le Puy-en-Velay

Centre d'Enseignement de la Dentelle Au Fuseau (Iridat-Cedf)

IRIDAT CEDF Le Puy, offers temporary exhibitions, a professional and leisure education center (from the introductory course to the BMA Lace Arts). Demonstrations are held during the week only at 10:30 a.m., 14:30 p.m. and 15:30 p.m., Saturdays by appointment.
The center has become a CFA since November 2021 and welcomes apprentices in CPA and BMA “Fuseaux Lace Arts”. The boutique offers a specialized bookstore, a quarterly magazine "La Dentelle" but also very beautiful handmade lace (sold with invoice and certificate of origin).

Created in 1974, the Bobbin Lace Teaching Center pursues two essential missions: maintaining tradition and practice through teaching and safeguarding the lace heritage.
The aim of the “De Fil en Fuseau” shop is to provide lacemakers with all the necessary materials (tiles, bobbins, methods, models, etc.) to make bobbin lace.
The shop offers a large range of lace material, 1700 items:
– tiles (traditional, professional, round tile) – Starter kit for beginners
– bobbins, threads and basic materials (pins, scissors, hooks, quills, etc.)
– accessories (protective leather, carrying bag, derivative products, etc.)
– methods (library in French, English, German or Spanish)
– the quarterly paper magazine “Lalace” on sale by issue and by subscription. Also available as a downloadable digital magazine.
CFA since November 2021. Approved and certified organization for professional training. Personalized quote established on simple request.
Further information) :
– Workshop for adults
– Workshop for children
– Demonstration
– Temporary exhibitions
- Sale

IRIDAT CENTER FOR TEACHING BOBBIN LACE, the oldest lace-making center, in the heart of the historic center of Puy-en-Velay, will welcome you for a discovery of bobbin lace and artistic embroidery all year round. Courses, leisure courses and professional training, correspondence courses, visits, shops, all year round.

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Hourly lessons for adults and children (special family price)

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CFA since November 2021. Approved and certified organization for professional training. Personalized quote established on simple request.
Member of the “Design, Materials & Innovation” Careers and Qualifications Campus since November 2022.

We speak: English, French


Customer base

Minimum age required: 84 year(s)
Minimum group size: 10 people
Maximum group size: 30 people


Opening hours from January 02 to December 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
FridayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
Saturday 9h30 to 16h30

Exceptional Closure(s)

  • 01/01/2024
  • 01/05/2024
  • 14/07/2024
  • 15/08/2024
  • 01/11/2024
  • 11/11/2024
  • 25/12/2024


  • Tourism and Handicap brand - hearing impairment
  • Tourism and Handicap brand - mental disability
  • Tourism and Handicap brand - motor impairment
  • Tourism and Handicap brand - visual impairment
Adapted service: Wheelchair accessible with assistance, Independent wheelchair accessible, Hard surface, Clear circulation area, Furniture/Reception counter suitable for people in wheelchairs, WC + grab bar + circulation space, Site , fully accessible building, Possibility of dropping someone off in front of the site, Reception staff aware of welcoming people with disabilities

Physical disability

Adapted services for motor impairment

Visual impairment

Relief map, tactile model or audio description device available at reception

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Lace Education Center
38 to 44 rue Raphaël
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
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