"From what I learned from Gil Dye at convention, the spangles are pre-strung see page 14 in Gold and Silver edgings.
Have been searching for metal (not plastic) sequins. Did find supplier in NY but no teardrop shaped. If anyone finds such, please…"
"I got some gold passing thread from Holly Van Sciver. Passing thread is gold foil wrapped silk thread so it bends and shapes more easily than plain metal wire which is solid metal. That said, these threads are very expensive and used…"
"Thanks for the link Leslie. Good luck with the lace making. I have an early lace class with Gilian Dye at IOLI convention and will learn more there. Am also exploring how to reproduce it by spinning (I am a master handspinner).…"
"I have just purchased some threads including the flat metal, to recreate lace of a simila period myself. I live in England and we have a company called Benson & Johnson (a subsidiary of Toye Kenning & Spencer) in Bedworth England where…"
"Early laces (both morning and afternoon) with Gilian Dye. I sent in my registration early February. When will I hear that my registration was received and that I got into my chosen classes? I thought it was automatic…"
"Elizabeth. Glad the straws work for you. Would be great to see you at the Convention. I registered and am assuming that no news about the Early Lace class registration is good news ie that I am registered. Devon, my husband…"
"Devon, thank you for sharing the photo of your work. Glad to hear someone else is experimenting with the early lace. Hope to you see you in Gilian's class at IOLI. I cannot wait to get started the patterns very soon.…"
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