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  1. Needle Arts
    My Mom bought me a Beginner's Bobbin Lace kit and I've been researching the web and You Tube all morning. Does anyone else in the Village make lace this way? I was really surprised learning it is just 2 steps... like knitting had a knit and purl, tatting has a 2 step stitch and lace is either...
  2. Sewing
    My local thrift stores have an abundance of lace fabrics, tablecloths and hankerchiefs. Does anyone have any ideas on how to use lace fabric? I'd like to buy them if I had good ideas for projects! And I hate to see any kind of fabric go to waste! Thank you! Melissa
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    Hubby and i went thrifting today. I found some beautiful lace curtains enough for 6 windows with valances. for $ 1.99 for all. I want to try them on my windows if they wont work i will ebay them. I should be able to get around $40 out of the deal. Found my 6 year old grandson 8 pairs of...
  4. Needle Arts
    I have been reading on the 'challenges' thread about knitters who are a tad scared of knitting lace. I started knitting lace this year, and I have some tips that might help: Use a lifeline. That's a piece of thread strung through all the loops on a needle and left hanging. You can rip back...
  5. Dehydrator recipes
    Rhubarb Lace Recipe Descriptionfruit roll up- Mary T Bells recipe Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:3 C rhubarb cut in 1 inch pieces 3 C boiling water 1/2 C sugar 3 strawberries fresh or frozen 1 T strawberry jello 1/8 t...
  6. Needle Arts
    I love it! The pattern is KnitPicks Candle Flame Shawl. I used KnitPicks Gossamer yarn in Leprechaun colorway. It's discontinued so I can't link it. It was just complicated enough that I couldn't completely memorize the pattern, but I could memorize one row repeat at a time. I used a life...
  7. Freebies
    If you want the samples without an order, please mail your request with a self addressed stamped envelope Amazon.com: Aunt Marthas iron on transfers envelope for embroidery fabric…@@[email protected]@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/[email protected]@[email protected]@51rDJg3TmXL Sew Sassy Fabrics, 504...
  8. Needle Arts
    I can only find a couple of freebies ones online. Anyone have any links to some? I trying to come up with ideas for the wedding dress. Now if I just had someone to wear the wedding dress, I'd let them design it.
  9. Beadwork and Jewelry
    http://www.geocities.com/kraftproject/craft-crystal-nite-lite.html i think is so simple to do and also this glowing angel made from lace. http://www.geocities.com/kraftproject/craft-glowingangels-060503.html
  10. Hobbies
    http://members.fortunecity.com/alices_workshop/freelace.html#
  11. Needle Arts
    http://secure.elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=90024
  12. Needle Arts
    Has anyone ever worked on one of these?? I just found a UFO that my exMIL gave me oh about...15 years ago..I remember it and it's beautiful, but I cannot remember how to do it :(
  13. Swaps
    July's swap - Linens & lace I can't believe were into July, but here we are. Time for July's swap. This month's swap will be Linens & lace. We will keep our costs at around $10. Sign up will be until July 15th and we will have until August 14th to get our swap out. I'm giving some...
  14. Sewing
    I seem to remember my mom using the bias tape when she made bibs for babies and the stretch lace when doing hems on delicate fabrics. I just don't see many people buying these things anymore when I make my rare visit to the fabric or craft store;) .
  15. Sewing
    Has anyone ever sewn a lace curtain for a sidelight window? (those skinny windows next to doors) That is my next project when I finish my jar quilt block. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks
  16. Home Decorating
    I found this site while looking for something for Carolyn. Very pretty!! http://www.decoratingwithlace.com/victorian.htm
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