For those who love hand made lace.
We had our retreat at the Sienna Center in Racine, WI. We have been going there now for a few years at least. They surprised us with a brand new retreat building this year...so nice!\uap>There were about nine of us this year. I have done Bucks Point before, but it's been a long time, and I could tell that my eyes have changed a bit. Here are a few of our pillows taken during the first full day. Having trouble getting these pictures to line up right. One lady finished her… Continue
Added by Barbara Gordon on October 31, 2013 at 12:14pm — No Comments
We must be aware of copyright issues. Posting a whole pattern from a book written by someone else is a copyright violation. There is an issue of "fair use". But I'm not sure how, exactly, that is defined in our situation. We can post patterns if the copyright is expired. Recently we have seen several whole patterns posted from recent books or magazines and we really should not do that. We try to talk to each other about how to work a particular pattern and we do…Continue
LaceNews has started yet another activity - and it's not just a standard lace links page - http://pinterest.com/LaceNews/boards/. I'm using Pinterest to identify internet sites, each with a photo, web pointer, and brief description. After only 4 days of working with this I have 29 'boards', or topic categories, and 309 pins representing individual web sites. More are coming every day. Pinterest account holders (a free service) can also…Continue
I have made an album called Sonja's Lace and uploaded some lace I have made for you to see.
I had finished two basic excerses. Fond Torchon & Fond Dieppe... I did it ^^v\uap>… Continue
An exposition ‘Dentelles au fil du temps’ on the bobbin lace was open at the Watch Museum of Le Locle, Château des Monts in Switzerland from May 1. I am planning to visit it next week & so excited to see Swiss lace (^^ …Continue
Added by Kaori on May 8, 2013 at 3:13am — No Comments
I did some internet searching while on my vacation, and saw a new idea. I saw tatting done and then a magnet applied, so it could be put on the refrigerator. Copied a few and then even designed two of them myself. Now I have to try and remember how to post my files in here.
I have proposed to Lorelei that those of us who are attending the 1st International Symposium of Young Lace Makers in Pavia Live Blog the event. I don't know if anyone has ever Live Blogged a lace event before, or even if it is a good idea, but in the spirit of innovation, I thought we could give it a try. I encourage anyone who is attending to share their thoughts, observations, pictures and Youtubes as responses to this entry.
It is snowing so hard right now, and piling up like crazy! Good thing I went out this morning and got everything done that I need to do. Since my last posting in December, I then went on to suffering again, but with kidney stones this time. I need to have the Lithortripsy surgery, and then he also put in a stint. The first 48 hours was just pure hell! (sorry!), but the truth. Thank god that is all done. Now on to better things.\uap>As of late I have… Continue
Lace has been a wonderful distraction and comfort this last week. My father died suddenly. The whole clan came together and we got things done, but I found that I needed quiet time in order to deal with my loss. DH made sure I got it (and that I ate). He's a saint!
As I found moments here and there I would pull out my tatting or if at home I would sit and work at my pillow. I was surprised at how much a comfort I felt in the simple act of moving pairs back and forth or the flow of…Continue
Had a low key Christmas - illness will do that. But, in amongst the Avenger's Lego set and the stunning jewelry DH gave me I found 30 new bobbins to be spangled. I shall now have to brave the Boxing day crowds to get proper spangling beads.
I may have to try and design an Loki / Avengers lace piece - just for a challenge.
I hope the holidays were pleasant for everyone.
It's been kind of hectic for me lately. Had another arthroscopic surgery done a couple of weeks ago because of constant pain from my knee replacement in January. It's better, but far from good.\uap>My lace group had a couple of tables at the Museum this weekend for there 11th Annual International Holiday Festival. We had fun and answered a lot of questions about both lace and our group. We have been doing this now for about the last 5 years or so. I have pictures and now I have… Continue
In just a few days - wow - off to the National Christmas Lace Makers Fair! It is getting exctiing!
Is anyone also going?
Ring in here!
I do have a blog site page if you would like to see it.
Added by Karen Trettel on October 18, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments
Does anyone else find leaves a challenge? My newest ploy is to use long pearl beads to replace leaves in some patterns. Does anyone else have other…Continue
I will try tomorrow to make pics of what I have did so far,u guys will crack up,my MS is trying to act up so Sunday and today was not productive at all.
Added by Lisa Ray on February 27, 2012 at 9:47pm — No Comments