"Let's aim to find each other at the teachers showcase Monday evening. It is from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Then we can decide there where we can get together afterward. If no one is a teacher we can move on together before…"
"I'll recommend Corel Paint Shop Pro X8 or X7 or X6 if you can get one of them cheaper since the version changes aren't worth extra money. This is a relatively inexpensive program and does an excellent job at photo corrections.…"
"Rita, I just looked at your website, and I'm so impressed with your work and designs. When I looked at your stitches instructions and drawings it looked like your drawings were hand done. Is that correct? Are you looking or a…"
"I may be able to help. I have been having success tracing scanned line designs. I just tried a very simple tatting diagram. To make this, I used the Bezier drawing tool and made a triangle, click, click, click double click back at…"
"I use Inkscape for doing embroidery designs, not bobbin lace so I'm not sure that this method would work, but it's worth a try. First copy and save a grid or dot grid from one of the above websites where you can acquire a grid…"
"Thank you Veronika, this is very helpful. I'm liking Inkscape more and more. Today I changed the use of the mouse wheel from scrolling up and down to zoom. Since that is what I'm most accustomed to using the wheel for,…"
"I'm learning more about using Inkscape and getting comfortable using it. Can someone tell me if I can erase just parts of a layer with it? If you look at the finished drawing above that I did in Paint Shop Pro, at one time the hex…"
"I'm not sure, but this could be "chemical" lace where the lace design was machine embroidered on a different fiber fabric,a and then immersed in a chemical bath that dissolved the original fabric. What we are seeing is the trace…"
".98 is definitely drawn thread work. The wheels that you thought might be added afterwards are worked right on the piece. Those threads that create the grid go from edge to edge of the piece, and then the Teneriffe type filling is worked…"
I enjoy learning about the history of old laces, but I really enjoy making needle lace.
Give us titles of lace books or articles you have written, that you want us to know about.
Needlelace and Stumpwork, Contemporary Designs and Techniques for Dimensional Embroidery; A Needle Lace Bouquet; and contributed to Lace A Quick Guide to Identification by the Lace Arts Council for Education
Comment Wall (1 comment)
You need to be a member of LACEIOLI to add comments!
Welcome. You already know the policies and the software from needlelacetalk. The only difference is that this group includes ALL hand made lace. Join whatever groups interest you. Do you have any photos to post that we haven't seen on NLT.