Donna West
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  • Greeneville, TN
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"Jeannette - treadles must be very popular.  I easily found a belt online for less than $10."
May 20, 2016
Jeannette Clark commented on Donna West's photo
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"My grandmother used a work boot leather shoelace and stapled it together with a ?piece of heavy wire?  It worked very well although it did stretch in use and had to be resized occasionally.  It finally wore round and stopped stretching.…"
May 20, 2016
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Donna West's photo
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"I think you had a Very good deal! Well done!! - sounds like a good -m and useful - trip!! This piece looks interesting. A good find."
Mar 14, 2016
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"a good find!"
Mar 13, 2016
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My husband and I took a day trip over to Erwin, TN last week, and stopped at an antique shop. I was sorting through a basket of crochet doilies when I came across this piece of filet lacis. I knew exactly what it was, thanks to this group. I paid…
Mar 13, 2016
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Oct 3, 2015
Lorelei Halley commented on Donna West's blog post Filet Lace Tablecloth
"Yes, I agree that it is filet lacis. The question about hand knotted vs machine made is a sticky one. This lace is a little different in that regard. Personally, I have a problem figuring out how a machine could make a knotted lace which exactly…"
Sep 28, 2015
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Sep 28, 2015
Donna West replied to Catherine Thomas's discussion Kenmare Lace Festival 2015
"That is amazing. Congratulations on the big win!"
Sep 28, 2015
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Donna West
"Donna 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. I espcially recommend the BEGINNERS group. We have several tutorials on this site -- a set of…"
Sep 26, 2015

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Your skill level
beginner
What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Have been stitching for years, but never tried needlelace before
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Just exploring the options
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
Am currently learning to tat. I am also taking the Thistle Threads class "Cabinet of Curiosity 1." I know many 17h century caskets have needlelace, and would like to use this technique when I make my own casket.
Your blog (you can leave this blank):
http://smokeymountainstitches@blogger.com

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Filet Lace Tablecloth

Posted on September 28, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 4:03pm on September 26, 2015, Lorelei Halley said…
Donna
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. I espcially recommend the BEGINNERS group. We have several tutorials on this site -- a set of videos and also 2 written ones with photos and diagrams. Look for the gray bar above, click on TUTORIALS. Take some time to explore. If you have any questions about the site, contact me and I'll try to help.
 
 
 

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