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Ipswich pillow
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A file from Jeri Ames under discussion on arachne. Passed to Nancy Neff, who passed it to me.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Dec 17, 2017.

Dutch translation help
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I have a request: some help with translation of a Dutch text. I have a book by Jan Geelen on Rosaline bobbin lace. For most of the book I can just follow the diagrams. But the very beginning has a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johanne Lang-Davis Dec 5, 2017.

Ning fee
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I just found out today that ning is raising their annual hosting free from $239.90 to $588. Up til now the IOLI has been paying our fee. I have written to them about this. There is, of course, the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Administrator Nov 7, 2016.

copyright

This was posted today on facebook. Since the issue comes up from time to time I am re-posting it here. A chart for figuring out if your activities violate copyright.…Continue

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Started Feb 15, 2016

 

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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Stella Bornebroek
"Stella Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
yesterday
Anita Barry commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Tatting
"Hello Elizabeth!  Yes.  I have completed several projects with out & back direction of tatting.  If you have a particular question you can email me at Anita.Bothyfarm@comcast.net . Otherwise, I like your selection of two different…"
yesterday
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Tatting
"I am tatting a very interesting pattern - it is in the Fall/Winter Doilies book by Hye Oon Lee, - and, of course, I am working the Last pattern in the book! It has a white centre part, then a broad band of 2 coloured work - which is worked out and…"
Saturday
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martian dandelion

"good question"
Friday
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golden gate bridge handkerchief

"Interesting and unusual."
Tuesday
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blood orange

"This is wonderful. I love it."
Tuesday
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martian dandelion

"This is interesting. But I can't figure out what technique was used to make it."
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Michèle Kelly's photo
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leaves

"I love this piece. Are the leaves bobbin lace?"
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Maribel Albert's discussion Arabesco contemporáneo Valenciano
"A very interesting lace. That room is marvelous. Is it from the mosque you mentioned?"
Jul 9
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Contemporary Bobbin Lace
Jul 7
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Teresa Costa
"Teresa Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Take some time to explore. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Jul 7
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Michèle Kelly
"Michele Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Take some time to explore. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Jul 3
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Lauren Majakey
"Lauren Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. I especially recommend the BOBBINLACE BEGINNERS group. Its opening page has a recommended book list, and links to…"
Jul 2
dana birthistle left a comment for Lorelei Halley Administrator
"Thank you for the welcome!  -dana"
Jul 1
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for dana birthistle
"Dana Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. I do understand your fascination with bobbins and bobbin lace. Take some time to explore. If you have any questions…"
Jul 1
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"This book notice appeared on facebook today. It appears that it may be mostly point ground laces. Two of them look similar to patterns in another book. I haven't seen this, but the blurb does suggest it has…"
Jun 28

Profile Information

What is your primary lace interest? Check more than one.
lace maker, lace historian, lace teacher
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
bobbin lace, needle lace,Hardanger,pulled thread work. (used to tat, crochet,knit)
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
improve needle lace,tenerife,filet lacis, advance in Binche, learn Paris, Cantu
Photo sharing site with photos of your work, if you have one (picasa,flickr,photobucket,etc)
http://https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/myphotos
Your personal website, if you have one.
http://lynxlace.com
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I am an avid bobbin lacemaker, and love needlelace and pulled thread embroidery and Hardanger. My website has free tutorials for needle lace, pulled thread work, Hardanger embroidery, and bobbin lace. Also fascinated by lace history.
I also have a needle lace discussion network:
http://needlelacetalk.ning.com
I am Lorelei Halley.
Give us titles of lace books or articles you have written, that you want us to know about.
TORCHON BOBBIN LACE LESSONS
TORCHON BOBBIN LACE PATTERNS
INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN TAPE LACE

All available from my website. http://lynxlace.com/mybookspatterns.html

Photos of laces made from my designs, by me and others:
http://lynxlace.com/mybobbinlace.html
Photos of my needlelace:
http://lynxlace.com/myneedlelace.html
My collection of Pinterest boards, includes antique lace photos: http://www.pinterest.com/lynxlacelady/

My favorite lace this week

This was in the collection of Elizabeth Kurella when I photographed it.  See the whole thing at:   http://lynxlace.com/bobbinlace18th.html     2/3 way down. #37.  Brussels bobbin lace early 18th century.

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2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY 

I am resolving to finish 2 projects I have set up. One is a Binche learning piece, which is quite difficult for me. I am intimidated by it. The 2nd is a floral Bucks which I intend to decorate a purse. (Enlarged and worked in thick thread so it will hold up to use) This one also intimidates me. I have been using my cat as an excuse, but he has calmed down.  I keep on thinking of simple projects that won't take a lot of…

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Posted on December 31, 2017 at 9:23pm — 6 Comments

2016

Wishing a happy holiday season to all our members. May your new year be full of lace.

Posted on December 24, 2016 at 5:12pm

Greetings

Happy New Year, Everybody! May your threads never break.

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

switching isp

Today I am going to switch to another internet service provider. If there are glitches I may disappear temporarily. Just so let you know, if I go suddenly silent.

Lorelei

Posted on November 4, 2015 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

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At 9:55pm on July 1, 2018, dana birthistle said…

Thank you for the welcome!  -dana

At 7:37am on June 5, 2018, Patricia Samford said…

Thank you for welcoming me to the group. This artifact, which was identified in the report as a bobbin, looked odd to me and I questioned whether it was actually a bobbin.  I did some additional research and it turns out to be a circa 1880-1900 bone sewing stiletto/awl.  It was found in Baltimore.  Thank you anyway and if we do find any bobbins, I will get back in touch.

At 9:24am on April 8, 2018, Carmel Lyons said…

Thank you for accepting me -I look forward to becoming part of the group and hope I can give as much as I get.. rgs.

 

At 4:50pm on January 15, 2018, Lynn Peers said…

Thanks for the intro. As I'm new to this I've always wanted to try bobbin lace, tried it. Did something wrong cause I ended up with a big knot so I just put it away. Now i see that bobbin lace has come back and with the marvels of technology I feel it is going to be much easier to learn.

At 8:08pm on December 8, 2017, Carolyn Purcell said…

Thanks, Lorelei, 

I was already on needlelacetalk, and didn't realize I wasn't fully subscribed to the entire site. I'm sad to see the end of the Guild of Needle Laces,  but hope something similar will take its place.

Carolyn

At 9:03am on November 20, 2017, Nancy said…

Thanks so much!  I appreciate the info! 

At 4:01am on October 25, 2017, Carol Dodge said…

Thanks for adding me look forward to looking at the different groups.

Carol 

At 7:52pm on September 19, 2017, Ginny - in WA said…

Hello Lorelei,

Thank you for accepting me onto the group. I'm just making a home made bolster pillow so I can start practicing and have been reading up as much as I can on the basics. I will read the posts suggested.

Again, thanks for having me.

Ginny

At 12:44pm on September 18, 2017, Carmelina Andrade said…

Hi, Lorelei. It's a pleasure to say Hello. I feel very fortunate to find the page is still here. I'm going to be in touch more frecuently. I hope you are very fine.

At 4:04am on August 23, 2017, sema zeytinci said…

Dear Lorelei, 

Thank you so much for accepting me as this group. My English is not very good. Thank you so much for the Turkish message you sent me. You are a very kind person :)

I want to learn, develop and teach this art unknown to my country. I hope I can.

If I can learn to learn and develop and teach others, I would like to invite you as my teacher already to join my exhibition :)

 

 
 
 

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