Make, learn and talk about needle lace.
I couldn't stand just working on 1 piece of Pag lace, so I have started an additional piece. The more I do of the lace, the more I am learning. That is the best part.
Learning tightness: it seems to me that there is a difference between the tightness one needs for laying the cordonnet for Pag lace vs. other needle laces. I don't have a great deal of experience with lots of other needle laces, so I could be wrong on that. What I do know, is that for Pag lace, the cordonnet needs to…Continue
Here is the information about the OIDFA class for paska cipka:
PAG NEEDLE LACE
Tutor: Nedjeljka Uros, President of Society of Pag lace makers
The needle lace from island Pag in Croatia can find its origin among the accomplishment of the textile handicraft of the eastern Mediterranean area. One of the basic decorative forms of the original Pag lace is reticella. The women from…
I have been thinking and doing a lot of Pag lace recently. Before I wrote this, I looked up at comments on Pag lace. No, it is not easy to learn Pag lace. While I understand and respect that this is intellectual property of the people of Pag, I just want to learn how to make this beautiful lace. I do not want to profit in any way or take anything away from the wonderful people in Pag. Every since the first time I watched the video put out by Unesco and saw the women making this lace, I…Continue