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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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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Rocky Karcher
"Rocky Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We have groups that match all your interests, and I especially recommend the IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY group. We can…"
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deborah greenfield commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"Yes, I see the difference now."
Thursday
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Hedy Quirk
"Hedy Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Post some photos of your best lace. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I will try to help"
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"Here are some photos of some bobbin made grounds. http://lynxlace.com/bobbinlace2structuralclasses.html#grounds ; and some bobbin lace grounds and little bits to help in identification http://laceioli.ning.com/photo/albums/identification-photos"
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"To recognize needle lace grounds you need to have worked some of the stitches. There really isn't any other good way to be sure. I recognized the shaped and angularity of the stitches. On my web page below look for the variations on twisted…"
Wednesday
deborah greenfield commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"Dear Lorelei, As always, thank you so much. On your personal page it seems to me your no 165 bn is the most like this one. I'll attach here 2 pix showing the lace closer up. How do you tell needle lace as aopposed to bobbin made grounds? My…"
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Peg Rounds
"Peg Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Post some photos of your best lace. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"I think these are the ones that are the inspiration for the design of your piece. https://www.pinterest.com/lynxlacelady/early-brussels-flemish-milanese/"
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"Deborah - A very interesting piece, but not Mechlin. This is a bobbin lace in the Brussels and Duchesse family. I have come across about half a dozen piece with these techniques, and have never found anyone who could give me a date and place of…"
Tuesday
deborah greenfield commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
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deborah greenfield commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"Hello experts, Once again, I offer up an interesting (I think) piece for your scrutiny. Found in the UK, it's 6.5" wide. Is it some sort of Mechlin? 18th C, 19th C? I've looked at masses of photos on Lorelei and other's pinterest…"
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's page Links
"These aren't exactly lace. They are crochet sculptures of female forms, in very realistic poses. https://visualdiplomacyusa.blogspot.com/2018/03/artist-of-day-march-3-4-yulia-ustinova.html?showComment=1526334810988#c2514021312989824993"
Monday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Contemporary Bobbin Lace
"Bistra Pisancheva's website. Lots of beautiful, really modern, bobbin laces. http://www.bistrapisancheva.com/index.php?/bobbinlace/bjala-prikazka/#id_img1"
Monday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's event Meet & Greet for David Collyer
"David is a musical conductor, but he is known among lacemakers as an avid and highly skilled specialist in the point ground laces. He will be bringing lots of lace to oooh and ahhh over."
Monday
Lorelei Halley Administrator posted an event

Meet & Greet for David Collyer at Amy's Yarn Shop

January 26, 2019 all day
On Saturday 26th January 2019, our dear friend Stormy Lee Van den Houten would like to host a Meet and Greet for me. If more than a few would like to visit we will hold it at Amy's Yarn shop in Kelso, WA. It is just a bit down the road from Castle Rock, and Amy has lots of space and an Espresso bar :) Bottom line, Stormy says I can invite both Portland Guild and Lacemakers of Puget Sound, Seattle, or the whole west coast if I am so inclined :) (and I am so inclined). We can make lace or just…See More
Monday
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Jo Edkins's discussion How would this pattern be worked? in the group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Margaret Turner also has a similar one in her BEDFORDSHIRE LACE PATTERNS, Ruth Bean, 1986. Pattern 35 page 27 Also look at Barbara Underwood INTRODUCING TRADITIONAL BEDFORDSHIRE LACE IN 20 LESSONS, Ruth Bean 1993. Plate 11 page 62. It is simpler…"
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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 9:24am 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 :)

 

At 3:37pm on August 14, 2017, Megan Stimpson said…

Thank you for having me here. Actually, I found your site while I was researching a small sample of genuine antique Irish Crochet I was able to purchase over the weekend. I will post photos and the story of how I came across this piece later, I have to leave the house shortly. I have just begun learning the Irish technique, I have 2 motifs from the book Irish Crochet Lace Motifs Collected And Described By Eithne D'Arcy. I need to get them posted at Ravelry and here; I am almost finished replacing the difficult edging on a 9 Ring Flower from Ms D'Arcy's book. My ambition is to produce a finished jacket, but I am very much just getting started.

It is an honor to be a part of this group, and I am excited to participate. I hope you are having a wonderful start to your week

At 5:03pm on July 30, 2017, Julie Santos Villegas said…
Thank you Lorelei for adding me to the group. I would appreciate it if you could change my name to Julie Santos Villegas (what I use on facebook). Julita is my full name but I am Julie for short. Thank you Lorelei.
 
 
 

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