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Lizbeth thread..

There was a discussion once about Lizbeth thread and how it twisted.  I had said that I didn't have any problems with it.  I am taking it a…

Started by Barbara Gordon

4 Feb 11
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What type of lace?

I have been sent this photo of a piece of lace and asked to Identify the type. I am not good at Identification - beyond the very obvious! …

Started by Elizabeth Ligeti

2 Jan 11
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti

two old laces - handmade perhaps?

Hello, Here are photos of an old silk black lace that I haven't come across before. I thought initially it was machine but looking at the c…

Started by deborah greenfield

4 Jan 10
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Ipswich pillow

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

Started by Administrator

1 Dec 17, 2017
Reply by Barbara Gordon

Thread substitute for Ulrike Voelcker Torchon Shawl pattern

Does anyone have any experience with one of the shawl patterns from Ulrike Voelcker's Torchon workbook?  Specifically the prickings from th…

Started by Dawn Borror

2 Dec 7, 2017
Reply by Diane Packer

Dutch translation help

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 c…

Started by Administrator

1 Dec 5, 2017
Reply by Johanne Lang-Davis

Lace ribbon identification

Hi everyone! I recently came across this amazing lace ribbon, with dragons and shields. Can someone tell me what type this is and if it's h…

Started by Emily Bernardini

3 Oct 29, 2017
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Guild of Needlelaces

It is very sad that the Guild of Needlelaces is closing down.   Oh Dear! another handcraft that is lacking support.  All this Political Cor…

Started by Elizabeth Ligeti

1 Oct 26, 2017
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Vologda Lace

Does anyone know of a place I can get a book on how to do Vologda Lace.  All the ones I have seen which includes even a textbook with step…

Started by Londa Norman

2 Aug 6, 2017
Reply by Londa Norman

Found a maker for hatpin type of lace pins

At a recent art show in my town, I connected with a glass and bead worker named Lisa Walsh who was intrigued by my question about making gl…

Started by Nancy Curtiss

1 May 24, 2017
Reply by Nancy Curtiss


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