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Pillow Pointers?

Hello! I'm new to bobbin lace making, and am looking for advice for a good pillow. As I am Mostly Broke, I started with what I call "Eff-it…

Started by Laura French

8 Jul 5, 2017
Reply by Anita Hansen

Worker and cover cloths

Hey all you lovely lacer's.  Today i got busy and made myself some cloths.  I couldnt find the blue that suited me, so i bought some 100%…

Started by Joseph

9 Mar 19, 2017
Reply by Milagros Rivera Diaz

Library of Lace Books

Has anyone used an "app" to manage their personal library of lace books or their guild's library of lace books?   Our guild ranges from a m…

Started by Sally Olsen

6 Jul 27, 2016
Reply by Laura Sandison

Bobbin winder: is this crazy?

I had to wind 34 pairs of bobbins for my latest project, and I wanted to put 3m on each bobbin as it's a Torchon mat and I hope to avoid ru…

Started by Sharon

13 Jun 18, 2016
Reply by Barbara Gordon

DIY Pillow using Felt advice

After successfully making a pillow using SM blue Styrofoam carved the covered with a layer of felted blanket and cotton cover, I have been…

Started by Shelmica

0 Apr 15, 2016

Bobbin Types

I would like to start a good discussion of the pros and cons of the different types of bobbins.  Now I realize that different types of lace…

Started by Robin DeSpain

22 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Barbara Gordon

Pin pusher and lifter alternatives

Anyone have any ideas for pin pusher and or lifter alternatives. I've been using an empty mechanical pencil as a pusher but if I don't get…

Started by Fern Moore

1 Jun 13, 2015
Reply by Administrator

Searching the world for lace

Not sure if this is the right group for this, but thought it would be a good place to start. In the past I've had fun looking on the intern…

Started by Peggy Lagodny

2 Nov 30, 2013
Reply by Administrator

Pins- seeking 29 mm x. .86

I have been making a piece of lace with pins in a box with the label "Unplated Brass Pins 29 mm x .86", but I am running out of them and I…

Started by Devon Thein

4 Nov 22, 2013
Reply by Administrator

Binders for Ulrike Volcker Series ?

Hi out there in Lacemaking Land... I recently purchased the 1st of the 3 part series from Ulrike Vorlcker. I actually was able to find copy…

Started by Sari Mansfield

10 Nov 13, 2013
Reply by Sari Mansfield


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