Barbara Kirk
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  • Springfield, MA
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Barbara Kirk replied to Elizabeth Barber's discussion Filet Lace in the group Filet Lacis
"Lovely work. To get the same effect with only 2 threads each direction per square, you need to alter the size thread you are using. Also, try using very long lengths of thread to minimize ends - use a blind stitch (or invisible stitch) to get to…"
Apr 15, 2012
Barbara Kirk replied to Rosalind's discussion cushion for teneriffe in the group Sol laces
"I don't use foam, I use a round plastic canvas with stitches around the edge to hold the warp threads"
Apr 8, 2011
Barbara Kirk joined Lorelei Halley's group
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Filet Lacis

Filet lacis, filet lace, filet guipure,  filet noué: these are made on a knotted handmade net with embroidery stitches added, especially darning and cloth stitch (toile).See More
Feb 5, 2011
Barbara Kirk joined Lorelei Halley's group
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Needle Lace Stitches

Needle lace stitches. Here we will put stitch diagrams and stitch photos (that we make ourselves) so we can all be talking about the same thing. Needlelace stitches.
Feb 5, 2011
Barbara Kirk joined Lorelei Halley's group
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Sol laces

Sol laces include Tenerife, Nanduti, and Hvar. These are all made on a base of threads laid as spokes of a wheel. Motifs are often round, but may be hexagonal, square, or sometimes complex shapes.See More
Feb 5, 2011
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Barbara Kirk
"Barbara Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read the first three.  They cover our territory, guidelines and the software."
Jan 12, 2011
Barbara Kirk is now a member of Needle Lace Talk
Jan 12, 2011

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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Teneriffe - 2 years
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
filet lace (lacis), reticella, punto inAria
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I make bobbin lace, and have done a little crochet lace
Your website (you can leave this blank):
http://harpnfiddle.org/as50.html

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At 6:13pm on January 12, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Barbara

Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read the first three.  They cover our territory, guidelines and the software.

 
 
 

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