A lady I know that teaches also doesn’t like it & recomends Underwood. I have that book as well and actually pulled it out yesterday to see how she handles it. I think the design is OK, just the instructions. So far I…"
Has anyone here used Pamela Nottingham's book 'Bedforshire Lacemaking'?
I am very slowly working my way through it and am up to pattern 6a, I have made it into a bookmark with a rounded top and bottom.
I figure the…"
Pattern Number 5 from Pamela Nottingham's book "Bedforshirte Lacemaking". Worked in 90/2 linen thread. My first ever bobbin lace hankie edge, first time using linen thread, first time for curved foot-sides, and first time for these flowers .
Well, I have done my join, finished off the ends, and am ready to mount my edge to handkercheif Linen. First time I have done a join in Bedfordshire, first time doing a bobbin lace handkie edge, first time using linen thread, and first…"
"Lorelei, Thank you. Makes sense planning endings before beginnings. something to add to the back of the brain for the next one. Your pages are fabulous, I must look at them more often.
I have finished off half the ends behind the foot side,…"
"Thank you Lorelei. I didn't even think of bundling together in this instance. I left plenty of thread when I cut the bobbins off to do something with. On the foot side I think I will be OK, but it's where plait joins a plait I was…"
"Morning All, For those of you who are following my journey in my Beds handkie edging, I am nearly finished. I am up to the join and this is my first Beds join. I have really only done one major join before, in a piece of Torchon. In that piece, I…"
"Yes Liz, 'tis me. I am so grateful to you & Lorelei with all the help the two of you give so freely. I have made two bookmarks using notes that Lorelei has sent on starting, and have notes that you have sent on 6pr crossings, that I refer…"
I have been crocheting since a young child, learnt tatting as a teenager, introduced to bobbin lace in my 20's & needlelace in my 40's. My favourites are those done with a needle, especially reticella, drawn thread, & tenneriffe lace. Bedfordshire is my favourite of the bobbin laces, which I am trying to teach myself.