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…"
I'm new to the group, and "forum challenged", what weight thread would work best for jewelry? Right now I use oya to trim my dolls - for that I use my fine bobbin thread lace threads. Is silk the best thread for it? I appreciate any guidance.See More
"I am new to the group. I use oya right now as lace for my dolls, but I would like to start making jewelry. Because I've been making small dolls, I've been using my fine bobbin lace threads for the trim. Please, what would…"
"Hello, I've just joined this group. I have pretty much blown up Pinterest with pinning oya. There are good videos out there, particularly if you know the basic stitch, and the method of work. I recommend just searching for oya on Pinterest and…"
Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have one for OYA, and we have several albums of oya photos. Go to our PHOTOS section and…"
What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
tatting - ten years - igne oya - three years
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
I want to to excel in oya, and learn other needle lace forms
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I made bobbin lace - bedfordshire, torchon, duchess, honiton, for about ten years - but due to my peripatetic lifestyle I needed to switch less equipment heavy lace. Also, I make small dolls in historical dress - These dolls and lace are my two passions. It's because of my dolls that I first got interested in oya.
Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have one for OYA, and we have several albums of oya photos. Go to our PHOTOS section and click on ALBUMS. Tell it to alphabetize the albums -- it will be easier to find the ones you want..
If you have any questions about our site, contact me and I'll try to help.