"I did this same hunt as well. And I couldn't understand--I have fabulous Google-fu, and cannot figure out why I couldn't get quantities of it too! I still don't understand why.
But like Michele, I gave up and decided to use colored…"
"Oh, yay! More Ipswich fans is another goal of mine.
I can't believe that I never heard of this remarkable American lace in all my years around textile history and crafts and historical reenactment. When I took the intro to bobbin lace…"
"Hi Mary, well done I am really impressed. I had not heard of Ipswich lace before, and I am really interested now. I have had close connections with Ipswich in the the past and would really like to make some.
i would be most grateful if you could…"
"Yeah, that's another thing--a cone would have to be cheaper, I am thinking...
This is Ipswich #11 that Karen Thompson recreated from the Library of Congress samples. I took her course with the Lace Museum this month, and now I'm all…"
Hello lacers: I'm new to bobbin lace in the past year or so, and getting ready to tackle bigger items. Current squad goal is some nice long lappets for a colonial period cap, made with Ipswich lace. I have just started working with silk thread, and I'm running through these tiny spools pretty fast even on the practice pieces. But I can't seem to see larger units (like cones) available for the #50 black like I've been using. My questions are: 1. Are threads like this as susceptible to dye lot…See More
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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 questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to ehlp.