"I'm having a similar problem with a curvy cloth trail in a Beds piece, compounded by the fact there are passives entering and leaving the trail, so sometimes there are 5 pr of passives and sometimes 3 pr depending on where in the trail they…"
"The bobbins are all wound clockwise (the bobbin is rotated to the right and the thread winds on clockwise), and to make the half hitch I hold the bobbin in my right hand and wind the thread over the front (the side the fingernail is on) and around…"
"The thread is 36/2 Egyptisch Katoen. I think part of the problem is abrasion from unlacing... I've done a lot of unlacing. Other than that I'm not sure why they have broken. The closest I have in linen is 35/2 Bockens Knyppelgarn. In…"
"I am trying to do my first Beds lace. I'm working from the edging pattern included with Christine Springett's level 2 DVD. I am getting really good at un-lacing. Really good. Anyway, after having accomplished approximately an inch or so…"
"I have seen several versions on the internet, but don't know its source. It is possible to do an internet search on that photo, looking for other places it might have been posted. But that would only work if that exact photo has been posted in…"
"I belong to a Tatting Designers ongoing class that is held online. For more information, contact Sue Fuller at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Yahoo! Group associated with the class. The classes are held on Tuesdays at 3 PM and 8:30 PM…"
"For tatting design, Inkscape is a great, and free! vector drawing program. It could easily be used to design bobbin lace as well. There are lots of tutorials available online on how to use the software."
What is your primary lace interest? Check more than one.
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
some Torchon so far
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
Duchesse, Bedfordshire, more Torchon, Downton, Bucks Point
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I love lace and want to learn how to make all forms of it! I am a beginner at most but I am pretty good with knitted lace. I'd say I'm an intermediate tatter, beginner in bobbin lace and needlelace. Not too crazy about crochet lace.
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Welcome. Please read all the NOTES, which explain our policies, and how the software works. Join whatever groups interest you. Post some photos of your lace. If you have any questions, contact me and I'll try to help.