Sue Babbs
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  • Winnetka, IL
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Sue Babbs replied to Dee K's discussion An alternative to using grid paper in the group point de gaze
"Thanks for them both.  The first picture simply showed the grid over a flower drawing, this one has the details of the product."
Mar 22, 2016
Sue Babbs replied to Dee K's discussion An alternative to using grid paper in the group point de gaze
"That looks really helpful to have.  Please can you tell me what JoAnn's calls it?"
Mar 22, 2016
Sue Babbs replied to Dorothy Searle's discussion Questions in the group Alencon
"I, too, would like to add my thanks to Lorelei's. That is a most informative response, Loretta.   Dorothy, if you are a member of OIDFA, Catherine Barley has written a review of the class which was offered in conjunction…"
Dec 23, 2012
Sue Babbs replied to Dorothy Searle's discussion Questions in the group Alencon
"As I found it hard to find Dorothy's questions, I am posting them again to this group, as they are specifically about Alencon. I have no useful knowledge to contribute, but would also like ot hear the answers! Sue I am new to needlepoint lace,…"
Dec 23, 2012
Sue Babbs replied to Christopher Barrios de Leon's discussion Designs for Modern Needle Lace in the group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"The second book is available for download on: http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/books/dm3_lace_2.pdf   Sue"
Dec 20, 2012
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Sue Babbs
"Sue If you haven't done so already, you might want to look at our PHOTOS, then to ALL ALBUMS.  I set up a few albums each for one particular style of lace, with photos of antique pieces, and some by our members in that style.  Among…"
Jan 11, 2011
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Alencon

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
Jan 10, 2011
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Sue Babbs
"Sue To change your town, try entering Northfield, IL and just don't type in the zipcode.  See if it will let you do that."
Jan 10, 2011
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Gros Point

Gros point needle lace is a lace with raised, and decorated cordonettes. It is supposed to look like carved ivory.  For those who want to learn it or to study the details of its construction in antique examples.  Historical antique form was called Venetian gros point needle lace.See More
Jan 10, 2011
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Stitches of Needle Lace

Needle lace stitches. Here we will put stitch diagrams and stitch photos (that we make ourselves) so we can all be talking about the same thing. Needlelace stitches.
Jan 10, 2011
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Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace

For those who want to design and make modern needlelace that does not re-create antique styles.
Jan 10, 2011
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Aemilia Ars

Aemilia Ars Needle Lace and how to make it, its specific stitches and working methods. All skill levels.
Jan 10, 2011
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point de gaze

What stitches are used in point de gaze needle lace. The techniques of point de gaze needlelace. Construction of antique point de gaze needle lace.
Jan 10, 2011
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Beginners Needle Lace

For beginners who want to learn true needlelace. Post questions and answers here.  How to make needle lace.See More
Jan 10, 2011
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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
Basic needle lace; since 1990 but infrequently
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Don't know! Am open to discovering!
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I'm primarily a bobbin lacemaker, but I enjoy needle lace for its portability and flexibility

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At 7:30pm on January 11, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Sue

If you haven't done so already, you might want to look at our PHOTOS, then to ALL ALBUMS.  I set up a few albums each for one particular style of lace, with photos of antique pieces, and some by our members in that style.  Among these are albums for Alencon, Point de gaze and Gros Point.

At 5:59pm on January 10, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Sue

To change your town, try entering Northfield, IL and just don't type in the zipcode.  See if it will let you do that.

At 5:31pm on January 10, 2011, Lorelei Halley said…

Sue

Welcome.  Please go to NOTES and read the first three.  They cover our territory, guidelines and the software.  The software is quite different from arachne, but I think you will enjoy the photo capability.

 
 
 

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