Amy O'Malley
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  • Minneapolis, MN
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Group work project advice
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Hello all,I could use some suggestions/advice. My local lace guild is organizing "round robins".How this works in general: A group of people sign up to participate (probably 5 or 6 people per round…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Teri Dow Sep 1, 2015.

 

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Amy O'Malley replied to Diana Therriault's discussion What weight thread do you suggest for jewelry? in the group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"Hi Diane I think it depends on what type/style jewelry you are interested in making, and where the piece is to be worn (how much wear it will experience will also influence how durable the thread needs to be). I follow a blog and she has been…"
Nov 11, 2015
Teri Dow replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Hi Amy, Ive just had a look-see at your "round robin" project and it is developing quite successfully. Regards. Teri"
Sep 1, 2015
Lorelei Halley replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Very interesting. Especially the needle lace."
Mar 12, 2015
Amy O'Malley replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Our Round Robins have begun! We will be posting updated photos each month on our guild site as the pieces pass from person to person at our meetings. My needle lace project is a bit ambitious--I expect to do quite a bit of work still at the…"
Mar 12, 2015
Teri Dow replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Hi Amy, I should imagine everyone went home buzzing with ideas and enthusiasm for these project pieces. It sounds as though your working group is just the right size to carry this off successfully and everyone has something individual to them at…"
Jan 26, 2015
Amy O'Malley replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Thanks to Lorelei and Teri for your suggestions! Our group found them very helpful!  The six participants met yesterday to plan what we will all do, and we are going to try a variety of ways of working. 3 are laying the…"
Jan 26, 2015
Lorelei Halley replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Personally, I wouldn't include Romanian Point in your needle lace project. The reason is that the structure and construction are so very different.  And the scale is typically vastly different, too. Getting a good solid foundation of laid…"
Jan 13, 2015
Teri Dow replied to Amy O'Malley's discussion Group work project advice
"Hi Amy, this idea is a super way to kick start this lace year. I have no experience of 'round robins' but I know there are plenty of members who do have this experience and I'm sure they will be pleased to advise. I've been…"
Jan 13, 2015
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Group work project advice

Hello all,I could use some suggestions/advice. My local lace guild is organizing "round robins".How this works in general: A group of people sign up to participate (probably 5 or 6 people per round robin). Each person starts a piece of lace, then passes their piece to the next person in the group. That person then designs and works the next round or portion of the lace piece. It then gets passed on to the next person in the group who designs and works the next bit, and so on, until it arrives…See More
Jan 13, 2015
Amy O'Malley replied to Teri Dow's discussion How did you discover Needlelace?
"IOLI conventions...Tatting was my first lace, but at the convention you can usually take 2 classes, morning and afternoon. When I was registering for my very first convention, I knew that there was no way that I could physically tat for an…"
Apr 25, 2014
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Gros Point

Gros point needle lace is a lace with raised, and decorated cordonettes. It is supposed to look like carved ivory.  For those who want to learn it or to study the details of its construction in antique examples.  Historical antique form was called Venetian gros point needle lace.See More
Aug 16, 2011
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Amy O'Malley
"Amy Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read them all.  They cover our policies, our territory, and the software.  We do have groups for several of the laces that you refer to, and you are welcome to join them."
May 18, 2011
Amy O'Malley is now a member of Needle Lace Talk
May 18, 2011

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Your skill level
intermediate
What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
various (Carrickmacross, Teneriffe, Romanian Point Lace, Mediterranean Knotted, Gros Point, etc.). My first needle lace class was Carrickmacross in 2003.
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
all of them!
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
Member of the Minnesota Lace Society
Chair of the 2012 IOLI Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota

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At 6:51pm on May 18, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Amy

Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read them all.  They cover our policies, our territory, and the software.  We do have groups for several of the laces that you refer to, and you are welcome to join them.

 
 
 

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