"Do you have copies of Veccellio's books from the late 16th century? They are available from various museums, if you are willing to download one page image at a time. Other resources might be going to those same museum websites and…"
"Oh, I love this! You inspire me to persist in my current adventures in needle laces at the moment myself. I am trying out some origninal designs with a Reticella feel. It's a bit of a learning process, that is for sure, and seeing…"
"Based on how you described you favorite needlwork posture, try a small cookie-type pillow propped up against your thighs. In the fun video on Battenburg, she shows how to make a pillow using cardboard and scrap felt & fabrics. Or you…"
"And here is a fun video of a beginner learning how to make Battenburg lace via one-on-one video chat. The part that shows applying the pattern to the backing fabric is appropriate for any needle lace done with a pattern. …"
"First, don't use a hoop - you need to be able to bend the pattern to get access to the working area without constantly bumping into and distorting the rest of the work as you build your lace. Second, once the pattern is printed/traced…"
"You might consider using a pillow. If you stitch your pattern guide to a larger piece of fabric and place that on a pillow or roll, then put a dowel underneath that you can shift around to create an arc to allow access, this might work for…"
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Punto in Aria, Reticella, Gros Point, ....all of them!
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I am experienced in tatting and crochet (advanced), and have dabbled in bobbin lace. I love lace and making it - but don't wear it or use it in my home, because I'm just too rough on things. So I make it and give it away :D
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