as i have just joined and about start off on my very first piece, i am looking for possible helpers. i live in melb. but willing to travel just about anywhere for a bit of an introductory lesson. if you are willing and able pls contact me 0418…"
"Last year in June we started a challenge, actually an on-going online workshop. We found some simpler patterns online and some of our members drew some. Several of us got started and progressed through a number of designs. Is it…"
"Lenore, - if you like my flower - then just enlarge the pattern and use a thicker thread. - simple!! :)
Use whatever stitches you prefer, you don't have to do the ones I used in the sample.
I will talk you through the raised cordonette when…"
"I have to have my hands busy, too, Lenore.
I try to couch down the whole thing with one continuous (double) thread, so sometimes it gets complicated!! Sometimes I put a bit of tracing paper over the pattern, - or have a 2nd pattern - and use a…"
"Glad to hear you are feeling better, Lenore. If you are more comfortable working on a pillow - then go for it. Whatever works for you is right! There are no set, hard and fast rules, you know!!
That flower is coming along nicely. Try making the…"
"Keddie, have the pips of the buttonhole stitches on the Outside curve of the central vein.
Do that first, then work all around the outside of the leaf.
If you lay in 2 threads and work over them and the outline threads, it willl stop you top…"
"It is so much easier when you see the piece of work for real. I find with the photos, sometimes, it is hard to relate to the actual size of the piece, and/or the thicknes or otherwise of the thread.
I told Liz I would get her making Needlelace if…"
"That looks very nice, Lorelei. Well done.
That is an interesting centre to the flower. I think, though, - Just to Nit-pick!!, - you need to do an extra twist or 2 between the woven couronnes.
If you have snagged a thread, then tease it back with…"
as i have just joined and about start off on my very first piece, i am looking for possible helpers. i live in melb. but willing to travel just about anywhere for a bit of an introductory lesson. if you are willing and able pls contact me 0418 221 695 julianna
Hi Liz, Thanks for the welcome - will try to join the workshop on the challenges thread. At the moment I am still practising pea stitch before I try to complete a very simple beginners leaf from the Guild of Needle Laces. Pam