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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

Got my new roller pillow...

I am anxious to make use of it.  Is there anything I need to know about how a pricking fits the roller? Does it have to fit perfectly or…

Started by Dawn Ellis

8 Nov 5, 2016
Reply by Barbara Gordon

what ground is she doing...spanish video

I am trying to figure out what is the english name of the ground she is doing in this video. It is called punto de tul in spanish. https://…

Started by Dawn Ellis

5 Aug 13, 2016
Reply by Dawn Ellis

Home spun thread?

I just started and would like to eventually use my own home spun thread. There is a thread size chart on pinterest but it doesn't seem to m…

Started by Eva Francis

9 Jul 11, 2016
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What is the english name of this ground stitch?

Link to youtube video Thanks Dawn

Started by Dawn Ellis

14 May 28, 2016
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