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Lorelei Halley replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Very interesting, ladies."
Aug 5
Jess replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Hi Sarah Well, I cut up one of my old yoga mats and put the stack of squares into a shallow cardboard box lid, just deep enough to allow my pins to push in fully. The real test will be once I get to the outer edge, when the most amount of tension…"
Jul 29
Jess replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
Jul 29
Amy O'Malley replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"I learned to make Teneriffe using round plastic canvas. Something like this:  https://www.amazon.com/Darice-10-Piece-Plastic-Canvas-3-Inch/dp/B002BZCKQO Cut through just the outer circle on the canvas between each spoke coming out of the…"
Jul 29
Sarah Bradberry replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"You’re right Jess, they are stuffed very firmly. I actually had to open them up and add more after I used them the first time. You really could knock someone out with them, lol."
Jul 28
Jess replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Thanks Jenny That sounds intriguing. I'll look for the plastic you suggest. Our ice cream boxes are usually waxed card board here where I live in Canada. Fortunately, I  found a website that will generate polar graphs on the fly, so that…"
Jul 27
Jess replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Thanks so much Sarah! You must stuff your pillow very full.  I tried using a commercial pressing ham and found that as I worked the pattern on the warp, the pins pulled out of the ham. So somehow you must get yours incredibly tight!! I'm…"
Jul 27
Jenny replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Hi Jess, I make my own from template plastic. I cut the discs to whatever shape and size I want ( 2 discs per base) then glue on some fine Pelon . Then I cover in fabric lacing it very tight at the back. I use a plain coloured cotton. The discs of…"
Jul 27
Sarah Bradberry replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"I make my own pillows from scrap fabric and supermarket bran. I’ve also cut up a yoga mat into several layers, laid it on top of a board and then covered it in fabric. Here’s a tutorial for making the bran filled ones. They only cost a…"
Jul 27
Sarah Bradberry replied to Jess's discussion Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace in the group Sol laces
"Test"
Jul 27
Jess added a discussion to the group Sol laces
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Update on discussion of what people like to use as a base to make Teneriffe Lace

hello group membersI am new to Teneriffe Lace and am trying to find an affordable, reusable and comfortable form on which to make Teneriffe Lace. Would you be willing to offer a brief description of the forms you use for this lace? Size, material, way to fix the warp in place, and free it at the end, reusability?For example, I have a homemade 6" wooden disc with holes drilled in concentric circles. I lace a thread over the outer edge, and then weave the warp, back and forth across the disc,…See More
Jul 27
Jess left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thanks Lorelei, will do. I appreciate you adding me into the membership. Best Jess"
Jul 15
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Jess
"Jess 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 groups for SOL LACES, and one for OYA, which includes Turkish knotted needlelace. If…"
Jul 15

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Your skill level
beginner
What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Teneriffe/Sol/Ñanduti lace, about six months.
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
More of the same, plus I’d like to learn to make knotted Oya lace from Turkey.
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I also Tat.

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At 9:50pm on July 15, 2019, Lorelei Halley said…

Jess

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 groups for SOL LACES, and one for OYA, which includes Turkish knotted needlelace. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help.

 
 
 

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