Leslie Hirst
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Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
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I'm looking for skilled and creative Venetian needlelace experts to help me with an upcoming project.I am a visual artist, a scholar, and a professor of art. My artwork is inspired by lacemaking,…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Myriam Mar 7, 2015.

 

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Carmelina Andrade commented on Leslie Hirst's photo
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me (right) with my lace teacher, Mary, in Burano, Italy

"Beautiful photo. Your lace teacher looks so lovely. Greetings for her too."
Aug 4, 2015
Myriam replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hi Leslie It is myriam.benamor@sfr.fr There should be a dot between name and surname. Merci beaucoup. Did you receive my mail to your email address ? Thanks !"
Mar 7, 2015
Leslie Hirst replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hello Myriam, I just sent a long message with attachments to your email (myriambenamor@sfr.fr). The message was returned, undeliverable. Is there a better way to contact you? À bientôt et merci ! Leslie"
Mar 5, 2015
Myriam replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hi Leslie I just replied. I am sure this will be an important contribution to needle lace in a world reknown Museum and a valuable and fantastic exhibition that many will be able to visit on the beautiful pittoresque Island of lacemakers ! (Burano…"
Mar 3, 2015
Leslie Hirst replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hello Myriam, I simply wanted to touch base to let you know I am still working on the design. With the time difference, I did not want you to think that I had forgotten about you. I am very eager to see if you will be able to work on this with your…"
Mar 3, 2015
Myriam replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hi Leslie, Thank you for your message. The laces in the book were meant as a selection for teaching and publishing for "beginners". In fact my work is entirely different and I am mostly interested in research and "destructuring"…"
Mar 1, 2015
Leslie Hirst replied to Leslie Hirst's discussion Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers
"Hello Myriam, Yes, I purchased your book from the charming woman at Cartolaio Amico in Burano (the one who is pictured on page 17 of your book)! The book is excellent. Your work is beautiful. Thank you for writing me. I are currently working on a…"
Mar 1, 2015
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Looking for accomplished needlelacemakers

I'm looking for skilled and creative Venetian needlelace experts to help me with an upcoming project.I am a visual artist, a scholar, and a professor of art. My artwork is inspired by lacemaking, although I am not a lacemaker. This spring/summer, I will have a solo exhibition of my artwork in the Mueseo del Merletto in Burano. I will be displaying drawings and collages, and am hopeful to complete a few new works that incorporate actual lace work. I have been working with Ombretta Panese in…See More
Feb 24, 2015
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Feb 22, 2015
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Leslie Hirst
"Leslie Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how the software works. Take some time to explore our site. If you have any questions about it, contact me and I'll try to help."
Feb 22, 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?
I am a visual artist who works with stitching at times.
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Punto Venezia
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I will have a solo exhibition of my artwork at Museo del Merletto in Burano, Italy. I will be presenting drawings and collages. Some of the collages contain lace fragments. My stitches are not traditional since I am stitching paper. I have been combining techniques for unusual results.
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http://lesliehirst.com

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At 4:41pm on February 22, 2015, Lorelei Halley said…

Leslie

Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how the software works. Take some time to explore our site. If you have any questions about it, contact me and I'll try to help.

 
 
 

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