"Gosh! Very well done with those spangles. They look terrific. I look forward to seeing your lace with them on it! (Post the picture here, please, as I do not do Facebook!!!! )
I love the Early Laces, but as I can only do tatting these…"
"Just to update you all -- Gil Dye says it's very probably early 1600s, that it's very much like the lace on Jane Lambard's mantle, which is reliably dated to 1620! She cited the clearly handmade spangles as part of the evidence that…"
"According to the "Contact Us" page on their website, they are located in Sugar Hill, GA, USA. I first bought thread from them at the SCA event Gulf Wars in MS a few years ago at the recommendation of other bobbin…"
"For people who are still looking for metal tear drop spangles, Tied to History carries them but when they get them in they sell out quickly. I got 2 packs the last time they were in stock. I suggest checking their pages frequently or…"
"I think you are right about the date, but I can't point to a particular thing that makes me think so. It is reminiscent of LePompe laces, but I don't think I've seen that particular design in LePompe."
"I just found this 2014 discussion of spangles and thought you all might be interested in a piece of lace I bought recently. It was in a group of metal laces identified as mid-19th C, and that's what the rest looked like. This piece however is…"
What is your primary lace interest? Feel free to check more than one.
lace maker, lace historian, lace teacher
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
More Bobbin Lace
Tell us more about your lace interests.
My family is from the country of Slovenia, which has a rich history with bobbin lace. In addition, I am a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and through that a fiber artisan. After years of wanting to learn, I taught myself bobbin lace last year with the help of some books and websites, and it has become a wonderful obsession. I am just a beginner still, and look forward to learning more from the ILOI community.
Nancy: to add a photo from your photo album to a comment box, do this.
Go to the photo, click on VIEW AT FULL SIZE. When just the photo is on your screen copy the url.
Go to the comment box, click on the IMAGE icon (2nd from left). It gives you a choice of selecting an image from your computer, or from the internet. Click on FROM A URL. Paste the url into the slot. (Be sure that the http:// appears only once.) It will give you options about positioning the photo, but you can just ignore that part. Click on SAVE.