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Lorelei Halley commented on Phil in Normandy's blog post Alençon Lace on Facebook
"Phil Thanks for telling us about this."
Apr 22, 2011
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Apr 22, 2011
Phil in Normandy replied to Carolyn Wetzel's discussion Alencon techniques in 1804 in the group Alencon
"I'm not surprised - blink and you miss it! It's easier to spot in the stills. :)"
Nov 30, 2010
Phil in Normandy replied to Carolyn Wetzel's discussion Alencon techniques in 1804 in the group Alencon
"You can see present day lacemakers using a thread pinned to their waist in both the UNESCO video and the stills describing the basic technique."
Nov 30, 2010
Phil in Normandy commented on Lorelei Halley's group Alencon
"Sorry - I don't have the answer to the thread question. I was told on a visit to the workshops that the background is worked left to right but then reinforced when they work back along the row right to left. I've no idea if there are any…"
Nov 29, 2010
Phil in Normandy commented on Lorelei Halley's group Alencon
"Between the booklet and the video (all UNESCO images and videos are free of rights as long as the source is acknowledged) I've spent today putting together the 10 stages for anyone whose French isn't up to the UNESCO video. As I can't…"
Nov 24, 2010
Phil in Normandy commented on Lorelei Halley's group Alencon
"I'm not proposing to sell the booklet, only transcribe the technique which, like a recipe, is not protected by copyright. though if anyone wants to buy it I believe the Alençon Tourist Office sells it and would probably be able to post…"
Nov 24, 2010
Phil in Normandy replied to Carolyn Wetzel's discussion Alencon techniques in 1804 in the group Alencon
"Okay - in that case I'll try type it up in the next day or two. Watch this space. Phil"
Nov 23, 2010
Phil in Normandy commented on Lorelei Halley's group Alencon
"I have a booklet published in English by the Fine Arts and Lace Museum of Alençon ISBN: 2.901285.27.9 The book gives a short history of lacemaking in Alençon and describes the exhibits in the museum. It has an appendix with an…"
Nov 23, 2010
Phil in Normandy replied to Carolyn Wetzel's discussion Alencon techniques in 1804 in the group Alencon
"I have a booklet published in English by the Fine Arts and Lace Museum of Alençon ISBN: 2.901285.27.9 The book gives a short history of lacemaking in Alençon and describes the exhibits in the museum. It has an appendix with an…"
Nov 23, 2010
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Nov 23, 2010
Phil in Normandy commented on Lorelei Halley's group Alencon
"My interest in Alençon lace is tangential, as a student of Norman culture rather than as a lace maker. I found your site when trying to find someoene in the USA with an interest in Alençon lace, as an American lady who saw a piece I…"
Nov 23, 2010
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For discussion of construction and style details of antique Alencon needle lace, and for those who want to learn it.   Alençon  We are now including Argentan. There are some differences but many similarities between the two. Eventually we will be able to clarify. Christiane says: "Anne Kraatz in her catalog of laces "Les dentelles" indicates that, nowadays, Argentan laces are those that consist of more significantly by the "brides bouclées" hexagonal network and a smaller number of "modes" or…See More
Nov 23, 2010
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"Phil Welcome. Please go to NOTES and read the first 3. They cover our territory, guidelines, and software. Please understand that NEEDLELACETALK is not an appropriate vehicle for advertizing."
Nov 22, 2010
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Nov 22, 2010

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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
None, but I'm interested in Alençon lace from a cultural standpoint
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
NA
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I live near Alençon, home of the lace 'point d'Aençon' and have blogged on the subject.
Your website (you can leave this blank):
http://www.normandie-chambres.co.uk/
Your blog (you can leave this blank):
http://visitnormandy.wordpress.com/

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At 7:35pm on November 22, 2010, Lorelei Halley said…
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Welcome. Please go to NOTES and read the first 3. They cover our territory, guidelines, and software. Please understand that NEEDLELACETALK is not an appropriate vehicle for advertizing.
 
 
 

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