Kimberly Davis
  • Female
  • Fremont, CA
  • United States

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Kimberly Davis replied to deborah greenfield's discussion Very old lace - date ideas anyone?? in the group Identification-History
"It could be 17th, but it could also easily be 18th or 19th.  That lace was made for a very long time with the styles changing very little. Kim"
May 15, 2016
Kimberly Davis replied to deborah greenfield's discussion Very old lace - date ideas anyone?? in the group Identification-History
"The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a lot of this type of lace.  Much of it is misdated, but you can see the pictures.  I am very thankful to have these digitized images, and would never say anything to the museum unless asked for my…"
May 14, 2016
Kimberly Davis replied to deborah greenfield's discussion Very old lace - date ideas anyone?? in the group Identification-History
"Here are some books that contain this type of lace, in case you may have them in the library of your lace club/guild: Laces from the Collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague 80-85608-86-3 Gekloppelte Metallspitzen, Deutscher…"
May 14, 2016
Kimberly Davis replied to deborah greenfield's discussion Very old lace - date ideas anyone?? in the group Identification-History
"I am on a deadline for tomorrow and have a class to teach this weekend, but once that is over I will look and find some museum collections that have similar laces for you.  Unfortunately all of the patterns I know of are in books.  Kim"
May 12, 2016
Kimberly Davis replied to deborah greenfield's discussion Very old lace - date ideas anyone?? in the group Identification-History
"I am not sure about the tunic, but the lace is not that old.  If you suspect the tunic is that old, it is likely the lace was replaced.  The metal laces made in the 16th century were of a very different style, and this type did not exist…"
May 11, 2016
Kimberly Davis commented on Akiko Momiyama's photo
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"Fantastic!  I have been looking for ultra fine wires made into a yarn for some time, do you only make for personal use or will you take orders?  Please feel free to email me off list if you prefer, kim@wirelace.net Kim"
Dec 4, 2014
Kimberly Davis commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Where are you in California?  There are fairly large lace communities in several areas.  I know of a group in Sacramento I could refer you to, several in Southern, CA (San Diego, LA, etc) as well as some groups in the Silicon Valley…"
Dec 3, 2014
Administrator commented on Kimberly Davis's page Book List in the group Early Bobbin Lace
Nov 3, 2014
Kimberly Davis replied to Rebecca Mikkelsen's discussion Looking for large pins in the group Early Bobbin Lace
"Rebecca,       Last I checked, both Maria Provencher at Provo Enterprises and Trudy of Lacy Susan had some. Kim"
Jun 24, 2014
Kimberly Davis replied to Administrator's discussion Vibeke Ervo's Freehand Lace Study Group in the group Early Bobbin Lace
"HI!  I would  like to add that I will be maintaining the website in the same location it is now.  The list there will also be maintained, and members will be invited to join Ning if they choose.  In coming months I will continue…"
Nov 20, 2013
Kimberly Davis replied to Nancy M. Terselic's discussion Tips for planning a museum visit for lace in the group Early Bobbin Lace
"Don't wear anything that dangles off of the body and may hit the viewing table when you bend over to look.  This would include anything such as jewelry, scarves, very loose clothing, etc.  Be prepared to leave your purse/bag behind in…"
Nov 18, 2013
Kimberly Davis replied to Administrator's discussion GROUNDS IN BOBBIN LACE in the group Designing Bobbin Lace
"Certainly the center stitches are basically 5 hole ground, the main difference being the "cushion" is in and of itself a motif.  I am sorry, my other explanation was not thorough enough.  The smaller motif I mentioned stands…"
Nov 10, 2013
Kimberly Davis replied to Administrator's discussion GROUNDS IN BOBBIN LACE in the group Designing Bobbin Lace
"Ok, I see what you are looking at now!  Those are all just small little pieces/motifs out of larger woodcut.  Each one is made with eight pairs.  The first does have similarities to torchon ground, although has more thread movements…"
Nov 9, 2013
Kimberly Davis commented on Administrator's group Designing Bobbin Lace
"Selena,         This site does not have any prickings specifically for grounds, but it does go into detail and have animations about how to make numerous grounds.  It is worth taking a look…"
Nov 9, 2013
Kimberly Davis replied to Administrator's discussion GROUNDS IN BOBBIN LACE in the group Designing Bobbin Lace
"Loreli,    I came into this conversation midway, and I suspect I am missing something.  Are the woodcuts you are looking at posted anywhere on the site, or is there a reference to which book/page to find them on that I am…"
Nov 9, 2013
Kimberly Davis replied to Administrator's discussion GROUNDS IN BOBBIN LACE in the group Designing Bobbin Lace
Nov 1, 2013

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?
wire bobbin lace, early bobbin lace, knotted lace, crocheted lace, tatting
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
bobbin lace
Your personal website, if you have one.
http://www.wirelace.net
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I design, make and teach wire lace in addition to studying early bobbin lace.

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At 1:58pm on February 7, 2012, Tatman said…

Kimberly,

Welcome.  Please read all the NOTES.  They 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.

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