Amber Lackey
  • Female
  • Forest, VA
  • United States
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Amber Lackey replied to Linda Dumas's discussion Learning Teneriffe Lace using The Technique of Teneriffe Lace by Alexandra Stillwell in the group Sol laces
"I used pins and just pushed them all the way into my pillow after threading them. it worked for me so you might want to try it. It also sounds like a little too much pull tension when making the motif. Are you pulling those threads a little more…"
Mar 8, 2013
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"As an update I thought I would let you know that the base work is done and now I am working on filling in the spokes with different streams of purple since that is in sister-in-law's favorite color. This is a trail run. If it works, I plan to…"
Feb 27, 2013
Amber Lackey replied to Linda Dumas's discussion Learning Teneriffe Lace using The Technique of Teneriffe Lace by Alexandra Stillwell in the group Sol laces
"I have this book and it is what I used to get started. I have both the snowgoose round wheel and an older brass round wheel. I have found different shaped patterns online that I downloaded and have used to make cardboard patterns. I took a picture…"
Feb 27, 2013
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"I am trying to do  this in Teneriffe believe it or not. We will see if it works."
Jan 17, 2013
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"I am presently working on a large piece that I will shape into a hat when done. This is for my sister-in-law and I need to have it done and shaped by April."
Jan 15, 2013
Sarah Bradberry replied to Amber Lackey's discussion Beading Needle in the group Sol laces
"I bought my curved tip needles from http://lacis.com but to be honest, I haven't used them yet. I have used a blunt tipped needle like everyone else :)"
Jun 27, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Guild of Needle Laces
"I am already a member, I was just courious."
May 1, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Guild of Needle Laces
"Emily, I am in Central Virginia, USA near Lynchburg."
Apr 30, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Guild of Needle Laces
"Does the guild have enough members abroad to host international branches?"
Apr 29, 2012
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Guild of Needle Laces

The Guild of Needle Laces is a non profit making organisation, set up in 1983 to promote the interest, skills, teaching, conservation, history and exhibition of all needlemade laces.  Go to their website for detailed information about their activities.  http://www.guildofneedlelaces.org/   They are based in the UK, but have members abroad.   Michael Dennis, a Committee Member for that guild, will answer questions.  Anyone can join this group. …See More
Apr 20, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Elizabeth, go to youtube and type in lacenews. It is a very expansive list of lace videos of all types."
Feb 10, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Thanks for the links. I have been expermenting with crosses and cresents. I am going to try a star but have not figured out the pin placements yet."
Feb 10, 2012
Amber Lackey commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Has anyone tried making and working a pattern using odd shapes (not the standard wheel, square, or diamond)?"
Feb 9, 2012
Amber Lackey and Julie Thomson are now friends
Jan 24, 2012
Julie Thomson left a comment for Amber Lackey
"Thanks for your comments Amber.... I think the cotton ones are thicker but great for learning on.. I did. Ask if you need any help with patterns or stitches I would be plesed to help... cheers Julie"
Jan 24, 2012
Amber Lackey left a comment for Julie Thomson
"This piece is just amazing! I hope one day to be this good. I am experimenting with a much smaller piece for my first one. I was more amazed about how hard it is to find netting that is not synthetic. I finally found some cotton but boy is it…"
Jan 24, 2012

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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Teneriffe and freeform lace
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
filet
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I am making lace hats, mainly freeform. I have tried my hand at making bobbins. I make Torchon bobbin lace and am teaching myself Flanders.

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At 5:00pm on January 24, 2012, Julie Thomson said…

Thanks for your comments Amber.... I think the cotton ones are thicker but great for learning on.. I did. Ask if you need any help with patterns or stitches I would be plesed to help... cheers Julie

At 8:10pm on February 4, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Amber

Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read the first three.  They cover our territory, guidelines and the software.  We do have a group for teneriffe.  And on that page, just below the icon, is a list of resources.  You may wish to join the group.

 
 
 

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