Janet Peer
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  • Provo, UT
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Challenge pieces found!

Thanks Teri and Lorelei. The entries are beautiful!!

Started Nov 14, 2015

Guild of Needlelace Challenge
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Does anyone know when the needlelace challenge entries for this year will be posted? I'm eager to see what was created! And a report of the day would be very welcomed.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janet Peer Nov 14, 2015.

Threads and Needles
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Have you all read Loretta Holzbergers wonderful article about choosing threads and needles for needlelace in the new IOLI Bulletin? THANK YOU, Loretta, for giving us the information we needed in such…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Oct 24, 2014.

IOLI website
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What's up with the IOLI website? Is anyone else having a problem finding it? I keep going to very strange places! Arg!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jun 13, 2013.


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At 10:42pm on January 20, 2015, Loretta Holzberger said…

Hi Janet,

I'm glad you liked the Alençon article in the bulletin.  I see you have tried a lot of different types of needle lace so far.  Do give this a try too.  I will be teaching it at the 2015 convention.  Will you be coming?  I'd love to meet you. 

At 7:09am on December 16, 2014, Ombretta Panese Brettagna said…

Thanks Janet is always nice to see your work, and even if I do not comment what you do I will always follow it with interest. Merry Christmas

At 2:25am on November 14, 2014, Maureen Bromley said…
Thank you for inviting me to be your friend. I am looking forward to it.
At 5:46am on September 18, 2014, Teri Dow said…
Hi Janet Tx for finding the rooster, i would otherwise have missed him. Love the use of la ombré on the feet and legs, also the chevron tail feathers. I'll be having a look for more Milanese bobbin lace on laceioli, though once I get down into the bowels of that photo library, I will probably resurface as a wizen old lady!kind regards
At 1:53pm on September 1, 2014, Ombretta Panese Brettagna said…

Thanks Janet, I did the design and lay in a drawer for 8 years later, in January, I started to embroider it. Here it is finished.
a hug

At 12:44pm on June 28, 2013, Lorelei Halley said…

Pam and Pam's Husband:

I have set up the profiles for everybody so that the last slot in the question-and-answer is a space for posting a link where one can purchase a book written by that member.  Please go to Pam's profile and read through the questions again.  Please also add your link to that bottom slot.  It will be easier for our other members to find in the future.

At 12:01pm on June 28, 2013, Pam King said…

Hi, Janet,

Thanks for your kind words, it would be great to meet up, but Salt Lake City is quite a trip from Yorkshire!! [Actually, this is Geoff replying, since I'm more used to computers, and Pam asked me to help] The book was published by the on-line Lulu site, and this link should bring it up http://www.lulu.com/shop/pamela-king/a-journey-from-blanket-stitch-to-needlelace/paperback/product-21059048.html If necessary, I can order it for you and it can be delivered by Lulu to you (It is print-on-demand). There are two versions, the one with the link is a paperback, if you change Pamela to Pam in the link, you will see the exact same book with a coil binding so it will lie flat. Have a look at the Preview pages before deciding whether you want to go for it! It costs about £25 in English.

Pam is a member of an enthusiastic group of about 12 ladies who meet in Pickering every month. They do a range of work, including bobbin-lace, Hardanger, and various other puzzling activities, while I get on with some computer stuff. Pam is presently trying some depression lace, which originated in US as you will know.

We have been to Utah years ago, when I was lucky enough to be sent on trips to  Colorado springs with my job, and we toured round. We have some great memories of the area. Look forward to hearing again, and I'll ask Pam to let me post some designs on the site. Best wishes, Geoff on behalf of Pam

At 8:34am on June 28, 2013, Pam King said…

Sorry I haven't replied before only my husband put the picture on line! Let me explain, earliar this year I put all my designs together in a book, which my husband helped me with on the computer, thats his thing! I do Needle-lace with a small group in North Yorkshire England I tend to use my own designs or modified ones, our small group kept on to me to put my designs together,so this is what I did earleir this year. So got very behind with my other love gardening! So have not been dealing with emails. But to answer your question, the back ground to the birds I worked in a modified ARGENTAN GROUND but instead of buttonholing the bars I twisted the thread around the bars. It works really well, without any sides to the stitch. I hope this helps Pam King 

At 2:42pm on March 12, 2013, Lorelei Halley said…


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