Hand made Tonder bobbin lace, worked in 140/2 Egyptian cotton. This is worked on a traditional Danish pattern.
Bucks Point bobbin lace. Handmade in cotton. This piece took around 70 hours to complete.
Binche bobbin lace, worked in silk. Traditional Binche stitches were used to make this wall hanging. Normally the piece would be worked in fine cotton and would measure about 1 1/2 inches square.
Photoshop edited & layered images, handstitched, surrounded in handmade bobbin lace. This photo, taken in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, was layered with an antique bobbin lace design before being embroidered & then decorated with needle & bobbin lace in metallic thread.
NSNG Christmas cards printed on fabric & pieced. In 2006, some of my closest friends sent me Christmas cards which co-ordinated well with each other. I made this jacket out of the memories associated with their cards.
NSNG Hand-made bobbin lace, in silk threads and wire. This piece won a “Medal of Excellence” in the U.K. Lace Guild’s Triennial Exhibition. The theme was “seven.” Each of the seven flowers has seven petals made out of the numeral “seven.”
NSNG Hand-made bobbin lace in silk, linen and cotton threads. Stiffened to retain shape. This piece won a “Medal of Excellence” in the U.K. Lace Guild’s Triennial Exhibition which had the theme of “seven”.
My first attempt at machine embroidered lace on a soluble fabric. This piece won its class and a “Medal of Excellence” in the U.K. Lace Guild’s Triennial Exhibition, which had the theme of “seven.”
Hand & machine stitched, beaded, hand-dyed silk ribbon embroidery on photograph printed on fabric. Photograph had been altered in Photoshop. This photograph was taken on a sunny day in 2014 when we visited Firs National Plaza with the friend who introduced me to bobbin lace-making, to show her where my husband worked. [Part of theContinue reading “Fountain at First National Plaza