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To those of you who wrote to me about James Pollard: I have deleted him from our membership. Thank you all for bringing the problem to my attention. I try to weed out these people when they try to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Hutchinson Mar 20, 2019.

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A file from Jeri Ames under discussion on arachne. Passed to Nancy Neff, who passed it to me.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Dec 17, 2017.

Dutch translation help
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I have a request: some help with translation of a Dutch text. I have a book by Jan Geelen on Rosaline bobbin lace. For most of the book I can just follow the diagrams. But the very beginning has a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johanne Lang-Davis Dec 5, 2017.

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I just found out today that ning is raising their annual hosting free from $239.90 to $588. Up til now the IOLI has been paying our fee. I have written to them about this. There is, of course, the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Administrator Nov 7, 2016.

 

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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Olena kulinych
"Olena Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have groups for TORCHON and for POINT GROUND LACES, which includes Bucks Point. If you have any questions,…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Carol
"Carol  Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have groups for TORCHON and for BOBBIN  MADE TAPE LACES. For tape laces I also suggest looking at my…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Elizabeth Abbott
"Elizabeth Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Take some time to explore. If you have any questions, contact me and I'll try to help."
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Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Tatting
"Is this…"
Feb 19
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Kids made this Flower bouquet

"It really is lovely."
Feb 15
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Sushma Shah
"Shushma Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have groups for TORCHON and for BOBBIN TAPE LACES, which includes Idrija. If you have any questions about…"
Feb 15
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Mixed Tape Laces
"Here is a Borris lace piece from a workshop. Made by Nell Loops. image from…"
Feb 12
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Jill Hawkins's discussion Mystery technique in the group Identification-History
"I've heard of nalbinding, but don't know anything about it. Interesting."
Feb 10
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on maria provencher's photo
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Belgian Rosaline lace samples in large thread by Maria Provencher

"Wow. Too few people have tried this form. Working it in a somewhat larger scale makes more sense, especially if it induces more people to try it. Beautiful work."
Feb 1
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Schneeberg lace butterfly

"Nice use of color."
Feb 1
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Advanced Bedfordshire Lace by Maria Provencher and Eva Fergoda

"That is an absolutely fantastic piece. Congratulations. Way beyond my skllls."
Feb 1
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Sally Olsen's discussion History of Lacemaking in the group Identification-History
"The best, most scholarly, presentation of lace history and lacemaking history is Santina Levey's LACE A HISTORY. Your friend would probably need to order it on interlibrary loan. The earliest form of lacemaking is knotted square netting. It…"
Jan 31
Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's photo
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"Isn't it amazing how different the same pattern can look, with just a few alterations?!!!  Very well done, Lorelei. These photos are a terrific way to explain so much!!"
Jan 31
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Georgia
"Georgia Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Our BOBBINLACE BEGINNERS group would be especially useful to you. We do have some free lessons on this site, and…"
Jan 28
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for maria provencher
"Maria Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. If you look through our IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY group you will see the kinds of answers people have received to their…"
Jan 28
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"Lynn Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Post some photos of your lace. If you have any questiions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Jan 27

Profile Information

What is your primary lace interest? Check more than one.
lace maker, lace historian, lace teacher
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
bobbin lace, needle lace,Hardanger,pulled thread work. (used to tat, crochet,knit)
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
improve needle lace,tenerife,filet lacis, advance in Binche, learn Paris, Cantu
Photo sharing site with photos of your work, if you have one (picasa,flickr,photobucket,etc)
http://https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/myphotos
Your personal website, if you have one.
http://lynxlace.com
Tell us more about your lace interests.
I am an avid bobbin lacemaker, and love needlelace and pulled thread embroidery and Hardanger. My website has free tutorials for needle lace, pulled thread work, Hardanger embroidery, and bobbin lace. Also fascinated by lace history.
I also have a needle lace discussion network:
http://needlelacetalk.ning.com
I am Lorelei Halley.
Give us titles of lace books or articles you have written, that you want us to know about.
TORCHON BOBBIN LACE LESSONS
TORCHON BOBBIN LACE PATTERNS
INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN TAPE LACE

All available from my website. http://lynxlace.com/mybookspatterns.html

Photos of laces made from my designs, by me and others:
http://lynxlace.com/mybobbinlace.html
Photos of my needlelace:
http://lynxlace.com/myneedlelace.html
My collection of Pinterest boards, includes antique lace photos: http://www.pinterest.com/lynxlacelady/

My favorite lace this week

This was in the collection of Elizabeth Kurella when I photographed it.  See the whole thing at:   http://lynxlace.com/bobbinlace18th.html     2/3 way down. #37.  Brussels bobbin lace early 18th century.

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2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY 

I am resolving to finish 2 projects I have set up. One is a Binche learning piece, which is quite difficult for me. I am intimidated by it. The 2nd is a floral Bucks which I intend to decorate a purse. (Enlarged and worked in thick thread so it will hold up to use) This one also intimidates me. I have been using my cat as an excuse, but he has calmed down.  I keep on thinking of simple projects that won't take a lot of…

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Posted on December 31, 2017 at 9:23pm — 6 Comments

2016

Wishing a happy holiday season to all our members. May your new year be full of lace.

Posted on December 24, 2016 at 5:12pm

Greetings

Happy New Year, Everybody! May your threads never break.

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

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Today I am going to switch to another internet service provider. If there are glitches I may disappear temporarily. Just so let you know, if I go suddenly silent.

Lorelei

Posted on November 4, 2015 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

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At 12:56am on January 25, 2020, Libuse Martochova said…

hi i am your friend i want to learn and thank you for joining the group

At 7:57pm on January 9, 2020, Catharine Bryson said…

Thank you Lorelei. 

I'm looking forward to spending some time researching and learning RussianTape Lace and Iridja lace ... I'm going to be glued to my computer for hours ;-)

At 9:43am on November 5, 2019, Deshaies Sophie said…

Hello i m join us soon ... i promise you!!!!

At 5:32am on October 10, 2019, Carle Dehning said…

Thank you, I will let you know if I need any help.

Warmly

Carle

At 9:25pm on September 9, 2019, Joan-Hannah Kaytonah said…

Thank you for letting me join your group! I am really looking forward to learning more!

At 1:26am on August 11, 2019, Helen Pitcher said…

Thank you for allowing me to join! It will take me a little while to figure out how house this webpage. 

At 11:52am on August 6, 2019, Julie Houston said…

Thank you for the add!❤️

At 8:38am on August 6, 2019, Eunice Hill said…

thanks for adding me to the group. I am excited to learn.

At 7:21pm on April 30, 2019, Nora Finnegan said…

Thank you for admitting me to the group, somewhat tardy in my replying to your message, however I am looking forward to being part of it.

Best Regards,

Nora

At 12:04am on April 30, 2019, Maggie schouten said…

Thank you for admitting me to the group.

regards Maggie

 
 
 

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