"Ifyou wear glasses, you might want to check.out the clip on magnifiers made originally for fishing fly tiers. The are not the ones on the plastic extension that will stick the magnifiers away from your glasses. The fit glose to your lenses and are…"
"I don't think I would want much to remind me of this particular pandemic, but the post go me to look at what Lorelei posted back in 2018 of the modern lace dresses. I didn't have the computer access then that I do now. That whole display…"
"The piece I had in my memory was not the piece Gil and I discovered was a different size. I was remembering Book 2, The Isham Samples, page 34-35. This is actually a small piece I was showing her from a collection we were given. It…"
"Kim, I do know about folios, mostly in relation to literature. It never occurred to me that there would be folios of the lace woodcuts. Could you imagine strolling through the Paris flea market and finding an original folio page of…"
I will be in my lace room shortly and will try to find the article I was referring to. In a nutshell, the laces from England were in much finer thread and on a smaller scale than the Italian…"
"No one really knows how many copies of the books there were at this time. I am not sure how much you know about book binding, but you did not buy bound books as we do now. They were sold in folios at that time. Since that word has…"
"Kim, that is about what Gil discussed with me at the 2019 Convention, except we didn't talk about how the woodcut patterns were shared with the lacemakers. I pleaded with her for information when I was in her braid and plaits class since…"
"Regarding permission to post an IOLI article here: I am not an officer of IOLI. They just pay our hosting fee. I think permission would have to come from someone currently an IOLI officer, but I'm not sure who. Possibly the Bulletin editor."
"Kim, thank you again for being so generous with information and for the book list.
Bobbin lace from the 15th and 16th centuries is very intriguing, and you gave me a taste of working it for the first time in your wire lace class in Newberg.
"Here is the section of the article I promised with the "do-si-do" in it. Is it ok to post IOLI articles in full here since this is an IOLI board? I wasn't sure if everyone here had to have IOLI membership, and if it is ok…"
Here is a list of books I put together a few years back which I use when I teach. I updated this list for an article I wrote 2 years ago in addition to the books, but can't put my finger on that one at the…"
"Elizabeth, thank you. I have Gil's books on 16th and 17th Century lace, missed getting into her class on it at 2019 IOLI Convention by one person, was able to get into her tape lace class and talk with her some. She is…"
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