Agnes Goyvaerts
  • Female
  • Victoria, Gozo
  • Malta

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Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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My latest work spider stitch

"Thank you Elizabeth, it is pure pleasure for me to do the lace and important to do it well.  Your comment very much appreciated."
Mar 22
Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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Work in progres - doily.

"The outside is finished now and we will start with the inside when I return to Gozo next autumn, I will not have a teacher for the summer in Ireland but I will avail of your excellent website to keep practicing. Many thanks!"
Mar 22
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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Work in progres - doily.

"Well done. That is looking good."
Mar 21
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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My latest work spider stitch

"Don't be too hard on yourself!  You are doing well."
Mar 21
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Mar 21
Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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Work in progres - doily.

"Thank you for your encouraging words.  Kind regards Agnes"
Mar 19
Administrator commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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Work in progres - doily.

"Agnes Nice work. Very good tension."
Mar 18
Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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A start in bobbin lace

"Yes Elizabeth it is addictive, I just love it, I make plenty of mistakes but bit by bit I am learning to understand why the mistakes happen and why a tread is loose perhaps or anything like that.  I am loving the learning curve and little by…"
Jan 5
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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A start in bobbin lace

"Getting your lace to Look the way you want it to is the main goal, I always think. and getting the passive threads to lie where they are supposed to is not always easy!!  Just be careful not to tug them too hard and break the threads!! …"
Jan 4
Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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A start in bobbin lace

"Thank you so much for your suggestion Elizabeth, I can see what you are telling me and agree, indeed have started to gently pull while I am working, it makes it more straight and beautiful. Kind regards, Agnes"
Jan 4
Agnes Goyvaerts commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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"I am not sure if I am putting this comment on the right option. Thank you for your comment, yes I have done the half stitch already.  I am now working on a scalloped piece, first time my teacher set it up, I finished it, and this time at home I…"
Jan 4
Administrator commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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"Very well done. Have you tried it again using half stitch in the diamonds?"
Jan 3
Administrator commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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"Very well done. Have you tried it again using half stitch in the diamonds?"
Jan 3
Agnes Goyvaerts posted a photo

More new stitches

Beginners practice.
Jan 3
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Agnes Goyvaerts's photo
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A start in bobbin lace

"Well done. that is a good star. May I suggest, - at the end of every row or 2, you hold down (with the flat of your hand will do), the workers, and gently tension  - pull down - the passive threads, and then your lines will be straighter. …"
Jan 2
Agnes Goyvaerts replied to Cathy Wesemann's discussion Hello in the group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Yes I find too that I do not get the complicated stitches immediately, my teacher shows me rather fast, though she is very helpful (maybe i am slow), but after some practice and a lot of undoing I get it and then fly it. Just today finished an…"
Dec 29, 2016

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What is your primary lace interest? Check more than one.
lace maker
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
Bobbin lace
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
Gozitan bobbin lace
Your blog, if you have one
http://gaiainaction.wordpress.com
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I am staying the winter on Gozo and as I am actually from Flanders where lace has been popular throughout history, I have a great interest in learning to make Gozitan lace and to learn more about it. So I am now taking classes here in Victoria.

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At 4:47pm on November 27, 2016, Administrator said…

Agnes

Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have one for Maltese. I envy you your opportunity to take a class on Gozo lace. If you have any questions about our site, contact me and I will try to help.

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