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Ipswich pillow
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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.

Ning fee
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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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This was posted today on facebook. Since the issue comes up from time to time I am re-posting it here. A chart for figuring out if your activities violate copyright.…Continue

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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Annie Hollis
"Annie Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. I especially recommend the BOBBINLACE BEGINNERS group. Its opening page has lots of information, links to good online…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Victoria Ong's blog post Left Handed, Right Handed - How To Approach Needle Lace
"A very useful contribution !!"
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Bee Lucas-Buckley left a comment for Lorelei Halley Administrator
"Thank you for your help.  I will check out 3D lace once I'm a little more experienced ;)"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Bee Lucas-Buckley
"Bee Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. Once you learn the basics, I think 3D lace might work best with your interests. Many simple 3D flowers are possible. If…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's page Links
"Two people making bobbin lace with rope. Really fun to see. https://www.facebook.com/Fubiz/videos/10154305998772746/"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Janet Richardson
"Janet Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works.  Join any groups that interest you. I especially recommend the IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY group. There are links to various sites with good information…"
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"Grace Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have one for BOBBINLACE BEGINNERS. It has links to good online information, and free tutorials on this site.…"
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Rose Earrings Turkish Needle Lace

"This is really pretty. Looks so real."
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Victoria Ong's blog post Needle and Threads Sizes
"Very interesting post. Your information about the needles themselves was especially interesting. I had not seen any comment about the sharp flaws in needles. And the photos of how a flower looks in 3 different thread sizes was also useful. Thanks."
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"I agree with Jo. I also think it is chemical lace. That form of machine lace can make very good copies, particularly it can imitate the style of various laces. I have a few images on my website which shows how this can be. Your example appears to…"
Tuesday
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"Thank you very much! I am excited about the learning possibilities!"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Ann Angert
"Ann Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have a group for mixed tape lace, and that includes Battenberg. You also might enjoy our IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY…"
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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

switching isp

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 7:30am on November 16, 2018, Bee Lucas-Buckley said…

Thank you for your help.  I will check out 3D lace once I'm a little more experienced ;)

At 1:53pm on November 9, 2018, Rosemary Houston said…

Thank you very much! I am excited about the learning possibilities!

At 8:59am on October 16, 2018, Donna Pohlman said…

Thank you for the information. I will enjoy learning new things and seeing all the lovely lace that’s made.   Donna 

At 1:13am on October 12, 2018, Karen Roy said…

Hi Lorelei!  Thanks for your welcome!  You may remember me from Needle Lace Talk, which is where my work is showcased. 

I've joined this site because of my growing interest in identifying types of lace, even those I don't make.  I recently had the opportunity to get some close-up pictures of antique laces--some machine made (early Leavers loom work) and some handmade (a really interesting embroidered piece simulating gros point, but using appliqued linen!)--and I was able to identify them, but when it came to the bobbin lace, I had little to say because I don't know about that form of the art. 

I hope to learn a lot here, and find helpful people when I have questions! 

At 1:09pm on September 27, 2018, Alison Haldane said…

Thank you for your help, advice and welcome xXx

At 1:30pm on August 20, 2018, Sylvia Eadington said…

Thank you for both your e-mails.  I'm so glad I found Laceioli on the Internet.  Sylvia.

At 5:09am on August 20, 2018, Guinevere said…

Thanks for the welcome. I've already been enjoying the group! - Guinevere

At 3:46am on July 26, 2018, Javoison said…

Merci de votre accueil. Je dessine des modèles de dentelle aux fuseaux pour le plaisir. Je suis très intéressée par les travaux de Veronika.

Bonne journée!

At 9:55pm on July 1, 2018, dana birthistle said…

Thank you for the welcome!  -dana

At 7:37am on June 5, 2018, Patricia Samford said…

Thank you for welcoming me to the group. This artifact, which was identified in the report as a bobbin, looked odd to me and I questioned whether it was actually a bobbin.  I did some additional research and it turns out to be a circa 1880-1900 bone sewing stiletto/awl.  It was found in Baltimore.  Thank you anyway and if we do find any bobbins, I will get back in touch.

 
 
 

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