"Thank you for the tips, Carolyn Wetzel! I'll try the glace hand-sewing thread for my current project once I'm ready to work the insert. I will also keep your advice in mind about the silk. I didn't think about it…"
"And just for the practice and to share my experiences with y'all, here's the free-hand version of that first piece. I originally worked it in DMC Perle Cotton size 12, and was aiming for a Ship's-wheel motif. This was a…"
"Here is the same piece finally mounted into it's little square of linen, and edged with the same thread. I chose the cotton, because I thought all of my squares were cotton. Turns out many of them are scraps of linen voile, so I've dug out…"
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Punto in Aria, Reticella, Gros Point, ....all of them!
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I am experienced in tatting and crochet (advanced), and have dabbled in bobbin lace. I love lace and making it - but don't wear it or use it in my home, because I'm just too rough on things. So I make it and give it away :D
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