Lorelei Halley
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Ning fee
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I just found out today that ning is raising its annual hosting fee from $239.90 to $588. This won't be an issue for us until July 2017, because we just paid our fee in July.  In June of next year we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathleen Minniti May 16.

Donations 2016

THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all our 17 wonderful donors. In a mere 24 hours we have collected enough money to pay our ning hosting fee.  All done! Problem solved!  THANK YOU.Continue

Started Jul 25, 2016

Lace in the Hand
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Matthew Gnagy on facebook has posted some photos of punto in aria really worked "in the air". He is doing it freehand, like puncetto or oya, but the designs are more similar to geometric needle lace.…Continue

Tags: punto in aria, reticello, reticella

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jan 13, 2016.

Searches

Recently a question came up about searches on needlelacetalk. I thought it might be useful to explain how that works with the ning softwareSuppose you are looking for Burano lace.There are 2 ways to…Continue

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Started Sep 8, 2015

 

Welcome, Lorelei Terry Halley!

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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Татьяна
"Tatiana 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 will try to help. Добро пожаловать. Пожалуйста,…"
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Deborah Dewar
"Deborah 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 RETICELLO, and it includes both the embroidered kind (geometric cutwork)…"
May 21
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May 19
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Denise Strong
"Denise 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. I especially recommend the BEGINNERS group. Irish needle laces are a little different than…"
May 19
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Ellen M Morey
"Ellen Welcome. Please read 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 OYA, which includes Armenian. If you have any questions, contact me and…"
May 18
Kathleen Minniti replied to Lorelei Halley's discussion Ning fee
"Loreliei, I've been out for a bit recovering from major foot surgery in early November last year.  Imagine my dismay when I discovered the pain and pain-killers prevented me from getting any of the schedule of needlework projects done I…"
May 16
Lorelei Halley replied to Lorelei Halley's discussion Ning fee
"Kathleen - Thank you for your offer. Our fee will be due in July. But we have peace and quiet until then. Have you been doing any needle lace yourself?"
May 15
Kathleen Minniti replied to Lorelei Halley's discussion Ning fee
"Lorelei, I am one of the many folk who "ghost" on this site a lot.  I rarely post, but often read, and research, look at photos.  I'd be willing to pay a membership fee for the privilege.  Please let us know if you need…"
May 14
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Dianne Stucki
"Dianne 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 RETICELLA, and it includes both embroidered reticella and geometric needle…"
May 8
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Filet Lacis
"I have had trouble with this eye for many, many years, so I have learned to live with it!!  I just thought that I should take it a bit more easy until I finish seeing the surgeon in a month's time. I am also fixed on finishing this tatted…"
May 4
Julie Thomson commented on Lorelei Halley's group Filet Lacis
"Gee,that's no good. I hope you get a good result. We are having our first great grandchild, so keeping busy crocheting. "
May 4
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Filet Lacis
"Thank you all for your help. I will pass those links on. I have had "Back of the Eye" surgery, Julie, and it has not helped things, unfortunately. So I am not doing any needlelace of any sort right now, - until, I get the eye tested, in…"
May 4

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

Posted on January 1, 2016 at 4:33pm — 3 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

Current situation

Our host for the year July 2010 through July 2011 has been settled, and I have received enough donations to pay our ning fee. Consequently, I have deleted the temporary groups that I set up earlier.

Posted on April 21, 2010 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

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At 10:46pm on April 6, 2017, Robyn lombard said…
Thanks you so much for including me
in the group
Regards robyn
At 9:40pm on April 5, 2017, Angela Econ said…

Thank you Lorelei for welcoming me into the group! I am a member of Lacemakers of Puget Sound (new tatter) and have entered into a whole new world! So excited!

At 5:19pm on March 31, 2017, Joan Sheridan said…
Where do I find the NOTES? I've looked all through the drop downs and don't see them.

I'm so impressed with what I've seen! I'm thrilled that I stumbled into this group!
At 7:33pm on March 22, 2017, Barbara Staub said…
Thank you. It's a little mind boggling to find a group that is interested solely in needlelace. I do teach occasionally here in Austin, mostly Whitework and simple lace techniques. Y hands are becoming quite arthritic, so surface work is difficult, but I do want to continue exploring this fascinating world.
At 11:04am on March 17, 2017, Edith O Nuallain said…

Thank you. 

At 7:10pm on January 22, 2017, Ann Smith said…

Thank you, I have read the NOTES.  They were very interesting. I probably should have joined a while ago. Thank you for your offer of help. Ann.

At 6:00pm on January 12, 2017, Gala said…

Thank you for your welcome. I am such a beginning beginner - still trying to find out, which techninques for lacemaking my granny might have used. I am quite sure, she knew different ways, and sometimes might even have combinded them. Some pieces i saw where more like your samples here than like other techniques, that i will try out as well. I hope i manage to learn it without her help. First videos here are very helpful to me. Thank you for your great work and teaching. It means a lot to me.

At 1:51pm on November 3, 2016, Hilde Fauchald said…

Thank you for letting me join the network!

At 5:29pm on September 19, 2016, Caroline Thomes said…
Thank you, Lorelei!
At 4:06am on September 14, 2016, Sanja said…

Thank you so much, Lorelei! Can't wait to start learning a new way of lacemaking!

 
 
 

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