Lorelei Halley
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Early needle lace

Here is a set of photos from a man who is doing early needlelace.…Continue

Started Mar 5, 2020

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I will use this forum for posting general information from the administrator -- spammers, security issues, software, etc.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Dec 24, 2020.

Using, mounting, conservation of lace

I started this forum in response to Ann's question about where to put inquiries about using lace. So, everybody, put your 2 cents in and tell us what you do with your lace.Continue

Tags: lace conservation, mountiing lace, using lace

Started May 16, 2019

ning maintenance

Ning has been doing some maintenance and some aspects of various sites are not working perfectly. What I have noticed for our site is that posting a comment has become very slow. You can type in your…Continue

Started Oct 5, 2017

 

Welcome, Lorelei Terry Halley!

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Lorelei Halley commented on Lagartija's photo
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"The relief makes this very interesting. I will look forward to your progess."
Sunday
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Robin DeSpain
"Robin 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. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Jan 11
Bee Lucas-Buckley left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Many thanks and will read :)"
Jan 11
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Bee Lucas-Buckley
"Bee 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. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
Jan 10
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Petra Malm
"Petra 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 one for SOL LACES, which includes teneriffe. We also have some albums of photos that…"
Dec 30, 2020
Amanda Creese left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"thanks for accepting me. I'm currently doing a city and guilds  course in hand embroidery and learning lots of diferent technniques that i have never tried  before including needle lace.  I'm throughly enjoying the…"
Dec 30, 2020
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Amanda Creese
"Amanda Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how the software works. Please be aware that we do not include stumpwork in our territory. But we have some members who are interested in that. And we…"
Dec 29, 2020
Lorelei Halley commented on Janice Blair's photo
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"That is a very beautiful piece."
Dec 27, 2020
Lorelei Halley replied to Lorelei Halley's discussion Messages from the administrator
"To all our members who celebrate Christmas: Merry Christmas To all our members: may you have a new year full of lace making and lace study. May your threads never break. May your creativity flow like a torrent."
Dec 24, 2020
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Mercedes
"Mercedes  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. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help."
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"Khang 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. If you have any questions, contact me and I'll try to help."
Dec 21, 2020
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello Punto in Aria
"patterns for punto in aria, from Grace's Lace https://pysankigirl.wixsite.com/graceslace/patterns ;"
Dec 20, 2020

Profile Information

Your skill level
intermediate
What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
I only tried it out in the 1980s but did so badly I quit. I began again in 2010 with this group.
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
I will be happy just to make it neatly. Especially gros point and point de gaze. I also want to do my own contemporary designs.
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I am an avid bobbin lacemaker and am interested in lace-like embroideries, especially pulled thread, Hardanger and other drawn thread embroideries. I am also interested in filet lacis and Teneriffe, altho I have not done any filet, and only tried out teneriffe. My laces are on my website, just a few pieces on flickr.
Your website (you can leave this blank):
http://lynxlace.com/
Your blog (you can leave this blank):
http://stitchinfingers.ning.com/profile/LoreleiTerryHalley
Your work on photo sharing site flickr? picasa? photobucket? or similar? (you can leave this blank)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lorelei66eyecandy/
Do you have a 2nd photo sharing site? (You can leave this blank.)
http://picasaweb.google.com/home
Website, blog or site where we can find your needlelace books, tutorials or videos. (You can leave this blank)
http://lynxlace.com/mybookspatterns.html

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Donations 2018

Hello Everybody  

It is that time of year again and I must ask you all for contributions towards our hosting fee to ning, which is due this month. Their fee continues to be $240 American dollars. Any donation of any size, small or large, is welcome. I have a paypal account, and you can make a deposit into my account by using my personal email address as the destination for your donation. If there are currency issues, paypal will handle the currency conversion (for a small fee, which I…

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Posted on July 13, 2018 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE !

Our members have been quite during the last half of 2017. I hope we have more projects and experiments in mind for 2018. What would you all like to see us do?

Lorelei

Posted on December 31, 2017 at 9:26pm

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Happy New Year, Everybody.  May your threads never break.

Posted on January 1, 2016 at 4:33pm — 5 Comments

switching isp

Today I am switching to a different internet service provider. If t  here are glitches I may go silent for some time, until it gets straightened out. Just so you know.  The prospect freaks me out.

Posted on November 4, 2015 at 2:49pm — 2 Comments

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At 1:07am on January 11, 2021, Bee Lucas-Buckley said…

Many thanks and will read :)

At 12:49pm on December 30, 2020, Amanda Creese said…

thanks for accepting me. I'm currently doing a city and guilds  course in hand embroidery and learning lots of diferent technniques that i have never tried  before including needle lace.  I'm throughly enjoying the needlelace and probably because I also do knitting I am understanding how the stitiches work.  I have to do some submission pieces to complete my course and I have ideas to include needlelace in my desighs.  I'm looking forward to fidning out more about the techniques

At 2:27pm on December 6, 2020, Michele Eaton-Betts said…

Hello there, Many thanks to you all for inviting me to join you.

You might say that I have a healthy obsession with the early laces of the Baroque period.

My greatest passion for the last six years has been in the historical study of laces (mostly bobbin) in paintings and rediscovering long lost stitches, drafting them and passing them on to my students.  

I am now at the stage where I need to embrace the fact that needle and bobbin laces in the past were often blended together within the same piece. I am positively itching to learn how to make some of these wonderful needle lace stitches  and hopefully incorporate them with my reproduction bobbin laces. 

So thank you very much for this opportunity, your lovely website is most inspiring.  

At 4:58pm on November 19, 2020, ambivertedtamale said…

Thanks for the warm welcome! <3 Can't wait to start learning!

At 3:34am on November 15, 2020, Andrea Ocello said…

Good morning. Thank you so much for your kind comments

At 12:08am on July 23, 2020, Sonja Luycx said…

bedankt voor het fijne welkom, ik kijk er naar uit om deel uit te maken van de gemeenschap en leer er veel, want ik ben een echte beginner. sorry als mijn taal niet correct is aangezien ik nederlands spreek

Sonja

At 8:41pm on June 26, 2020, Diana Fawcett said…
Thank you for accepting my request! I’m excited to learn about lace from all the knowledgeable enthusiasts on this site!
At 3:55am on June 13, 2020, Catherine O'Brien said…

Thank you.

At 8:01am on May 29, 2020, Karin Eda Sanborn said…

Thank you for accepting my request to join and for all the effort you have put into this generous, valuable resource.

Cheers,

Karin

At 6:23am on May 29, 2020, Viv King said…

Hi Lorelei,

Thank you for your kind welcome, I look forward to being a part of this community.

Regards Viv

 
 
 

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