Re: [lace] Fwd: Lace Magazine #169

2018-02-02 Thread N.A. Neff
Hi Adele, I don't know if they are in London, but Benton & Johnson carry bullion, gold passing, etc. Are they who you were remembering? Nancy Connecticut, USA On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 3:46 PM, Adele Shaak wrote: > I just got my “Lace” magazine - does anybody know this

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2018-02-02 Thread DORIS O'NEILL
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2018-02-02 Thread Sue Babbs
Arachne archives https://www.mail-archive.com/lace@arachne.com/maillist.html say that the last message before yours was one from Jeri Ames on Jan 26th Sue suebabbs...@gmail.com - To unsubscribe send email to majord...@arachne.com containing the line: unsubscribe lace y...@address.here. For

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2018-02-02 Thread Malvary Cole
Now you come to mention it - the last one I received was dated 26 January from Jeri Ames regarding the World Lace Congress in Brugges. Malvary in Ottawa where we have a bright and sunny but -14c temperature day. - To unsubscribe send email to majord...@arachne.com containing the line:

Re: [lace] Fwd: Lace Magazine #169

2018-02-02 Thread Adele Shaak
I just got my “Lace” magazine - does anybody know this frogging technique? Was it traditionally made using ribbon or a metal strip? The picture looks to me like a thin strip of gold-coloured metal, rather than ribbon, but I haven’t heard of the technique before and I don’t know for sure. Back

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2018-02-02 Thread Kim Davis
​"​ Adele Shaak wrote:Back when I was doing embroidery, I recall there was a place in London where they sold real gold threads and purls, etc, for use in uniforms. Does anybody know if that company is still running - or better still, ​" Yes, I think you mean Benton and

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2018-02-02 Thread J Reardon
I just saw the messages about not having received any since January 26. I sent the message below on January 30 and wondered why no one had commented. I dug through my Sent boxes and found I’d sent from the wrong email address, not the one I joined Arachne with. Operator error. Jean Reardon in

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2018-02-02 Thread Janice Blair
I get the digest so I am not surprised if I don't see one for over a week at a time.  Tonight I decided to check my Spam box before I  emptied it and there was the latest Digest.  My emails automatically go into an Arachne folder, don't know why this one didn't. Doris, check your Spam. I

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2018-02-02 Thread Celtic Dream Weaver
I just saw the picture that you were talking about in regards to frogging. In looking at the picture what comes to my mind is a closure to go across a top of a garment.Sherry in New York Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android - To unsubscribe send email to majord...@arachne.com containing the line:

Re: [lace] Fwd: Lace Magazine #169

2018-02-02 Thread Adele Shaak
Benton & Johnson! Yes, that was it. I couldn’t find them on the web any more - thanks for the info that I should be looking for Toye, Kenning & Spencer. Not that I want anything, but I do like to keep up with who the suppliers are and where I can find them. Adele > > Benton and Johnson are

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2018-02-02 Thread Jean Leader
> On 2 Feb 2018, at 20:46, Adele Shaak wrote: > I just got my “Lace” magazine - does anybody know this frogging technique? Gil Dye has instructions for working this frogging in ‘Surface Decoration in Silk and Metallic Threads’, Book 3 of her Sixteenth & Seventeenth Century Lace

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2018-02-02 Thread Carolyn Wetzel
Nancy and Adele - Benton and Johnson are now part of Toye, Kenning, & Spencer, "By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, Suppliers of Gold & Silver Laces, Insignia, and Embroidery", since 1685. I didn't look hard for gold frogs, but they might still make them. Website: