Make, learn and talk about needle lace.
For those who want to learn Pag--the Croatian needle lace-- or discuss its features and working methods. The icon is from the lacecorner website, and used with their permission.
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To start, look for the black bar at the very top of the screen. On its right hand edge is a search slot, for searches that operate on our network only. Type in Pag and you will find the scattered discussions that have occurred before this Pag group was started. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuMHTNeUDrI&feature=youtu.be This is the Lacemaking in Croatia video that has informed the world about Pag lace. Only part of it is on true needle lace. It also contains bobbin lace, filet lacis and sol lace.
The basic elements of Pag lace:
The lacecorner site, from which we got our Pag elements has disappeared from the internet. A great loss.
This one shows the elements of Pag diagrammed:
This large site, in Croatian and English, has lots of photos
and a page full of element symbols:
The stitches with English names, by Linda Dumas
HOW TO MAKE PAG LACE:
Go through the images in these albums, one after another. They show the basic steps to laying a skeleton and connecting the parts. We have no verbal instructions - language problem - but the photos in sequence show each step in the process. There are over 200 photos covering the new elements in 3 pieces of lace.
PAG NEEDLE LACE, Pattern 1
http://needlelacetalk.ning.com/photo/albums/pag-lace-one-part-5 outer circle & ending
Here is the same information and sequence of photos, shown one after another, without moving from page to page.
PagLaceOne-pt1 scapi skeleton
PagLaceOne-pt2 kolumbar, gusti dintel, flower - 1st ring
PagLaceOne-pt3 center ring, kolumbar, retki dintel, gusti dintel, zupcic (picots)
PagLaceOne-pt4 pogacica (diamond shapes)
PagLaceOne-pt5 Outer circle.Ending and cutting the lace free
PAG NEEDLE LACE PATTERN TWO
PAG NEEDLE LACE PATTERN THREE
PAG LACE - MENDULICA
This one shows some patterns from a pattern book. They can be printed off if you stop the video. We can use them for patterns, if we can figure out how to work them.
PATTERNS AND PHOTOS OF PAG LACE ON OUR SITE:
This one is a slide show of several Pag mats:
This set has about a dozen Pag needle laces towards the end: https://picasaweb.google.com/110216202970792717321/InternationalFestivalOfBobbinLaceInBobowa2010Polska610102010#
Paska Cipka/Lace from Pag by Nerina Eckhel. Available from Mary Chapman Bookseller. Don't know the content, whether it is lessons or pictures or history.
This is a slide show including needle lace, filet lacis, bobbin lace made in Croatia:
Do a google search on Pag cipka and Paska cipka Paška čipka
These sequential photos are the work of Xiaojie. I have just put them into a form which may be easier to use. This part shows how to make the kolumbar, gusti dintel, flower - 1st ring.…Continue
Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Maxine Aug 29, 2015.
This part explains how to lay down the skeleton of the lace -- the major circles and the spokes.These are Xiaojie's photographs. I just tried to make them easier to use, by putting them into a…Continue
Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Elizabeth Ligeti. Jul 25, 2015.