Re: blackwork?/punta in aria
> It wasn't very difficult at all. I had some problems keeping tensionpretty
> on some of the brides, but once I washed and starched it I was
> pleased. Now I want more!!For period patterns, get a copy of Vinciolo's Renaissance Patterns for
Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint. It may be out of print, but I got a
copy through one of Barnesandnoble.com's bookfinders. There is no
technique taught in the book, so you'll need to get some modern books
to learn things like leaves and picots. Go through the biblography at
the end of the TI article. Most of those books wil serve you well.
> >The Pennsic bobbin lace teacher is a friend of mine and a greatRoxanne Greenstreet. She is apprenticed to Mistress Francesca la
> >teacher. She is also teaching blackwork this year.
> Who is teaching? : )
Curiosa, who is head of the Atlantian Lacemakers' Guild and who has
taught the Pennsic bobbin lace classes in the past.
> There is a gathering??? Please tell me more!Thursday, 6pm in A&S6 (I think)