"TAXI RIDES to IOLI
I am looking for people who are attending IOLI in Iowa and arriving at the Eastern Iowa airport on Monday, July 27. We are able to arrange group taxis for a reduced rate. $38 for the first person and $3-5 for each…"
"A few rooms have been put in our block. Get 'em before they are gone again! And if they are gone let me know! I will also try to keep an eye on them. She didn't give me a new deadline, so don't delay. "
"It appears our room block is full for Wednesday! Have no fear, I have gotten a message through to the gal at the hotel and she has assured me she will add more rooms on Monday and is happy to extend the deadline. Have a Happy 4th of July! See you…"
"“Lace on the Prairie” is offering a tour on Thursday July 30 to the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in the morning and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum in the afternoon which is…"
"Barbara Bulgarelli, the convention registrar, has just provided updated information on convention classes. The I.O.L.I. website will be updated. To summarize, space is still available in: Jane Atkinson's class, Jean Leader's…"
"Bucks Point is usually made with slightly thicker threads than those used for Tonder and Bayeux - 60 or 80 gassed cotton rather than 120 or 140 so doesn't need the extra bit of body or strength that, as Arzhela says, a linen gimp would…"
"I bobbinlace beginners.
I have to learn the basic race through the DVD and apps you have created.
Educational information contained in the DVD is very good.
I purchased DVD:
Intermediate Skills in Bucks Point Lace(Jean Leadr)
2. Color in Torchon…"
"Sally I remember you and your mother at Denver. That was my first convention. I taught Reticella in the mornings and Gros Point in the afternoons (or the other way around!)
Anita I was at Portland, and also Bethedsa, and Salt Lake City, and…"
"Elizabeth we would certainly like to welcome you and your husband to America's mid-west! I recall meeting you both in 2010 at the Portland convention. I don't know if our paths crossed in Bethesda or St. Paul.
One thing we need to warn…"
"My mother and I enjoyed your class in Denver, Colorado. My father visited my sister's family while we were making lace.
Last summer I had a wonderful time attending the lace congress in Adelaide, South Australia. I stopped in…"
"Thank you both for that information. It sounds easier to get there than I was led to believe. Good!!
We will have to see how things turn out! Yes, Sally, - we would be visiting our daughter and family in Seattle, and then "just make…"
I assume that you travel from Australia to Seattle to visit friends or relatives. From Seattle, you can fly to CID, a.k.a. the Eastern Iowa Airport, on Delta with one stop at the Minneapolis/St Paul Airport, MSP. If…"
"Elizabeth, I assure you it won't be a problem! For those who will be flying to Iowa, you will want the Eastern Iowa airport (CID). It is closer to Cedar Rapids, but only 20 miles north of the hotel. Unfortunately, there is no free hotel…"
Bedfordshire and Bucks Point are my favourite laces to make, but I also make Torchon and needlelace, preferably in colour. I also have a lace collection, most of which came my way from various sources.