Arlene's Blog: December 2012

I ❤ stumpwork . The inquisitive needle lace butterfly flutters happily about with oversized Daisies standing boldly tempting him to land.

Beautiful Purple Butterfly Lace Mask. $23.00, via Etsy.

Beautiful Purple Butterfly Lace Mask

Irish crochet lace inspiration

What a great idea for some handmade lace, or some Hardanger, or any other stitched piece that may have been damaged. Just cut away the damaged part, find some beautiful backing for a pillow, and away you go! I think I have some things in my stash.

Jean Leader: Lacemaker and Textile Enthusiast. POINT DE GAZE ROSE    I worked this small point de gaze needlelace motif as part of the City & Guilds Lacemaking Part 2 course. With the extra petals added to give a three-dimensional effect, it is typical of the many roses found in point de gaze lace from about 1870 onwards. This style of rose became very popular and was widely copied — I have seen it in Bedfordshire and in machine-made laces.

Jean Leader: Lacemaker and Textile Enthusiast. POINT DE GAZE ROSE I worked this small point de gaze needlelace motif as part of the City & Guilds Lacemaking Part 2 course. With the extra petals added to give a three-dimensional effect, it is typical of

Arlenes Blog: December 2012

I ❤ stumpwork . The inquisitive needle lace butterfly flutters happily about with oversized Daisies standing boldly tempting him to land.

lace necklace

lace necklace- LUCIA - statement necklace the sweetness of an extravagant lacy garden contrasts with antiqued chain and a solitary ebony vintage bead.

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