Paula Harten
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  • Jacksonville, OR
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lace making terms
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Has anyone heard the use of the term fullwork to refer to cloth work or horizontal work in bobbin lace?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paula Harten Jul 11, 2016.

Could this needle lace be from the 16th century?
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I guess what I was trying to get was an opinion of how old the original lace in this collar might be.  Would it be likely to have been made before 1600? I see no edge treatment on the flat…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Administrator Jul 18, 2012.


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Paula Harten commented on Administrator's group Identification-History
"Sorry, I did not mean to infer that it was filet net as that is done with a shuttle with a single thread, as is needle knotted laces such as is Armenian, although there they have a way of joining loops to look tike this.  It is most like Greek…"
Feb 1
Paula Harten commented on Administrator's group Identification-History
"This appears to me that this hand knotted lace was started at the points by supporting threads in the manner of bobbin lace and then worked to the desired width of the edging.  I say this because there are no ends to make the fringe at the…"
Feb 1

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lace maker
Photo sharing site with photos of your work, if you have one (picasa,flickr,photobucket,etc)
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I am a lace maker and teacher. I am a member of the board of The Lace Museum, Sunnyvale, CA. I am a member of the Siskiyou lacemakers here in Oregon where I live. I enjoy trying many types of lace. Recently, I have researched the lace remnant found in Spiro Mounds, OK.
Give us titles of lace books or articles you have written, that you want us to know about.
"Recreating a Pre-Columbian North American Lace", IOLI Winter 2012 Bulliten

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At 8:47pm on January 22, 2015, Elizabeth Ligeti said…

Nice to hear from you. It was so nice to meet you, too, at Sacramento - owell, - we met at the Lace Museum!!

Actually going back to tatting now is good, it is nice to have something small to sit and do now and again.  Split rings, Mock rings, and Split chains were not invented when I originally learned, - and I have just been shown how to do split rings, - and they are so useful!!  Take up tatting again - for those quiet times of waiting around - like in Dr. waiting rooms - which we seem to do a lot recently!

At 3:16pm on December 11, 2013, Selena Marie Joosten said…

This is how they do the balls.

At 6:11pm on July 17, 2012, Administrator said…

Paula: To start a discussion in a GROUP, do this.  

Go to the group, ie, HISTORY-IDENTIFICATION.

In the left hand column is a section titled DISCUSSION FORUM

Go to the bottom of that section, click on ADD A DISCUSSION

Invent a title and type it in

Type your text, add photos, etc.

Go to bottom of page, click on ADD DISCUSSION

At 2:30pm on February 4, 2012, Chris Brill-Packard said…

Lorelei aka "ioli" place them there on the website.   You can email directly by clicking on the red ioli to reach her with a message.   

At 6:31pm on January 23, 2012, Administrator said…


Welcome.  Please read all the NOTES, which 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.

Lorelei aka "ioli"


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