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What is needle lace?
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Wel, obviously I know several types of needle lace that are undoubtely so, but for example is Battenberg lace considered needle lace? And what about cutwork? Or drawn thread embroidery? Are they…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Desiree Sevigny May 25, 2010.

 

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Elizabeth Ligeti. left a comment for Elena Rossi
"Is it true you Have closed down?  If so,- that is sad, as you stocked books I have never seen anywhere else.  I love the magazines too, and am working some Filet lace from the one I purchased from you last year. Best wishes.  Liz"
Jan 29, 2012
Elena Rossi commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Thanks Janis, :-) your Italian/Neapolitan is perfectly understandable! I guess you will be very envied for having bought the last available copy of "Scuola", as yesterday  I heard (at last!) from the book editor and I have both good…"
Jul 3, 2011
Elena Rossi commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Indeed! That was the last copy I could sell! I have a last one, but it's set aside for a customer who asked me both books... Anyway I hope I'll be able to get them soon again."
Jun 27, 2011
Elena Rossi commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Hi everybody, I'm sorry but for the moment I sold out my Puncetto books, those I bought lasted less than I had foreseen!...As re-supply always takes some time (as these books do not come from a publisher, but from an association and they are…"
Jun 27, 2011
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For all our members who want to advance in & talk about Puncetto Valsesiano knotted needle lace.  Also called punto avorio.See More
Jun 27, 2011
Elena Rossi commented on Lorelei Halley's group Aemilia Ars
"Congratulations Tricia!"
Jun 12, 2010
Elena Rossi replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"Thanks for all your answers...Actually I've always thought that "needle lace" was every lace that wasn't made with bobbins, but I see the situation is far more complicated!"
Apr 9, 2010
Elizabeth Ligeti. replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"Carrickamcross, like Limerick, and Tambour laces are classed, I think, as Embroidered laces. However - they Are laces. There is a place for them, but like the tape laces, and Romanian point, they are in a grey area, really. Most shows accept them…"
Apr 8, 2010
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"The lace size is 8x 8 cms ...I'm doing it with coton a broder no. 25. This photo shows just the pattern, I haven't taken any photo yet of the work in progress, but I'll do it!"
Apr 6, 2010
Laszlo Koteleky commented on Elena Rossi's photo
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"I hope you will show your work step by step. What is the real size of it ?"
Apr 6, 2010
Elena Rossi replied to Artylady's discussion Challenge in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Oh, wow, I'm horribly behind! I've just printed the pattern to start Hardouin8 and I see there are people who have finished (or almost finished!) their own lace! Am I the last one? You are too fast! :-)"
Apr 6, 2010
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Pattern for my first attempt
Apr 6, 2010
Rochelle Sutherland replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"Perhaps there is a place for Carrickmacross here then. My teacher, Marie Laurie, went to Ireland to learn it and the other Irish laces and that information made her an invaluable resource. She is not on the internet, but queries I can't manage…"
Apr 4, 2010
Rochelle Sutherland replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"The bars and thorns of carrickmacross make it a needlelace, but yes it is in that crossover between embroidery and lace."
Apr 3, 2010
Nancy A. Neff replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"Lorelei, Yes, I realized by your original definition Carrickmacross would be excluded--I've made some and realized it was clearly not punto in aria. I was responding more to the discussion above of a broader coverage of "needlelace".…"
Apr 3, 2010
Nancy A. Neff replied to Elena Rossi's discussion What is needle lace?
"Where does Carrickmacross fall? It doesn't seem to be covered by the description of subjects for the stitchin' fingers group, but also doesn't seem to belong here since it is done on a substrate fabric. As an aside, I agree with…"
Apr 3, 2010

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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Aemilia Ars...I've just started it!
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Reticello
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I'm interested in all the types of needle lace, although I guess I won't be able to learn all of them!
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At 8:54pm on January 29, 2012, Elizabeth Ligeti. said…

Is it true you Have closed down?  If so,- that is sad, as you stocked books I have never seen anywhere else.  I love the magazines too, and am working some Filet lace from the one I purchased from you last year.

Best wishes.  Liz

At 6:56pm on March 20, 2010, Lorelei Halley said…
Nice to hear from you on the "google" discussion. If you have any photos of lace you have made, or are working on, we would love to see it. I love to watch work in progress.
At 1:14pm on February 22, 2010, Lorelei Halley said…
Just looked at your blog. I must remember that you are an historic clothing guru. I belong to some other online groups where questions about historic garg are always coming up. Your list of historic clothing related links will be useful to some other contacts.
At 1:10pm on February 22, 2010, Lorelei Halley said…
Welcome!
 
 
 

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