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I am brand new to Bobbin Lace... Discovered it while watching a period drama series (Lark Rise to Candleford)... And was enthralled with th…

Started by Dee Dove

32 on Thursday
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti

May I have some help please.

Hello, I am at present trying to set up a new work.  I have forgotten how to start it and how many bobbin I should put on. I wonder should…

Started by Agnes Goyvaerts

8 Jun 8
Reply by Agnes Goyvaerts

Reseau in Pat Earnshaw's Dictionary of Lace query

Sorry for long post! I'm trying to sort out different names for known lace stitches and grounds, and along the way, hoping to learn some ne…

Started by Jo Edkins

2 May 16
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Starting lace stitches with a twist

I gather that certain lace traditions do a half stitch as TC rather than CT. They describe this as "starting lace stitches with a twist". B…

Started by Jo Edkins

15 May 4
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti

What is ''punto monja"?

I have been contacted by a Dutch lacemaker who asked me what "punto de ajedrez" and "punto monja" are. They are grounds, and from their nam…

Started by Jo Edkins

25 Apr 13
Reply by Veronika Irvine

Working a stitch in the hands rather than on the pillow

This relates to a piece that I've just posted in the comments section (because it led on from a previous comment) but I'm making this a dis…

Started by Jo Edkins

23 Mar 28
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti

Beginning bobbin lace class to be held in Philadelphia, July 19th, 2017

The International Organization of Lace, Inc. is offering a 6 hour beginning bobbin lace class at its convention held in Valley Forge, PA on…

Started by Devon Thein

1 Mar 20
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Hi all

Thought I would say Hi and introduce myself. I just started watching videos and reading as much as I can about bobbin lace this week. My ma…

Started by Darlene Castro

10 Jan 25
Reply by Gina Shillitani


I just wanted to introduce myself to the group. My name is Cathy Wesemann and I'm from the Belleville, IL area (right across the river from…

Started by Cathy Wesemann

9 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Laurie Elliott

Travel Pillow.

Hi, Im new here. My name is Joseph i am from Australia and i am 21.  I have heard alot about travel pillows, as a new lacemaker i would lo…

Started by Joseph

8 Dec 17, 2016
Reply by Rose Maidd


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