Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Hi Everybody in Lacingland,
I just wanted to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow.
Someone....hmmmm.....I wonder who wanted to see what was under my El-Cheapo foam pillow. This is the second pillow I purchased. The first pillow I got or should I say kit was the famous "Horror Of Horror" kits. I had purchased that about 15 years ago. I made one edge piece on it and that was it. I was in Nursing School at the time and really didn't have time to monkey around with the lace. I just wanted to try it out...but between working which I was working full time and going to school full time and taking care of my family...remember they were young that many years ago...I didn't have time for lacing. I also made a pillow from a pattern that was in one of my old Anna magazines. I didn't do much with that either. I still have the pillow...and I have to say....I don't know which pillow is actually more of a Horror...the one from the kit or the one I made. Now the pillow that I made is on my closet shelf gathering dust. Maybe sometime I will get it down...dust it off and see what I can do with it. It is a roller pillow. Maybe I can save it. I also have an old french pillow that I got at an antique store...again...many years ago....Never did anything with that...and I don't know...I may get rid of it.
I really didn't get into bobbinlace seriously until about 6 years ago. That is when I first purchased my El-Cheapo pillow. I have to say that I use that pillow the most. So things get made on it and then taken off.
I also have an expensive big and I mean big cookie pillow that is filled with straw grass. At the moment that pillow sits on the desk chair in the livingroom also gathering dust. On that pillow I have a huge Bedfordshire edge. I am thinking that once I am finished playing X-mas ornaments to get myself back to my Bedfordshire edging...and finish it. The Bedfordshire edge can be seen on my website. The url being is the picture of my El-Cheapo Pillow and how I covered it. But I have to say that most of the can't see that part of the pillow for I even keep that covered by another cover. Bet it is no surprise that I covered it with purple velvet and purple floral brocade material. LOL

Also here is another ornment that I made. I think I am only going to do one more...maybe two...and then I don't ever want to see that pricking again....LOL

Please everybody...stay safe over the holiday.


Carol Schockling Lawecki said...

Hi Sherry,

I love your tatting/bobbin lace ornaments. This one is very pretty. I like the Christmas colors.

Anonymous said...

HI! I was just surfing around looking for tatting patterns and I stumbled on your site! W-H-O-A!! Your gorgeous ornaments are unbelievable! You must have been doing this for a very long time to have such skill! I would very much like to have the pattern for the three ornaments, if you do that. Do you do beading work, too? I'm not that skilled (yet) in either, but you are surely an inspiration!! Thanks for writing back, if you can. MERRY CHRISTMAS, and thanks for the eye-popping view! Janie (P.S. About your identity choices -- I don't really know what a "Blogger" is.)