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  1. The long awaited Tiger blackwork kit is now available in the shop! Based on an original apprenticeship piece designed and stitched by myself, this Tiger is worked on 28 count Bantry (Quaker) linen and the kit comes with everything you need to work this piece including linen, needles, threads and very comprehensive instructions; consider it a lesson in a kit! Due to the complexity of the design, this kit is more suited to those with some experience of counted embroidery.

    If you need something a little simpler to get you going, cross stitch is a great place to start. You could try my new 'Red Rose' cross stitch kit or look out for some smaller cross stitch designs on their way soon!

    Blackwork Tiger kit

  2. The Olympics and Paralympics is now over and the country is slowly returning back to normal. We've all seen the medals on the telly, but do you know what went into making them? It's fascinating, and involves over 1000 years of history and a very famous old London landmark but you'll have to go to my newsletter to find out more!  You can read it here.

    Olympic medal ribbons



  3. If you are in the California Bay area this week, why not treat yourself to some vintage lace and other hard to get goodies?

    Semi-Annual Vintage Sale


    The Lace Museum


    September 14 & 15, 2012 

    Sale hours - 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     Vintage tablecloths, placemats, napkins

    Pillow cases, sheets, bedspreads, linen towels

    Lace for crafting, Christmas ornaments, Easter eggs

    Lace for card making, wrapping gifts, making jewelry

    Hankies for making- quilts, aprons, dolls, doll clothes

    Fine laces for dolls and fabrics for sewing and quilting

    Lace for embroidery, costuming, knitting, decorating

    Jewelry, needle point canvases, adult & baby clothes

    Lace for art projects in clay, collage, painting

     d Check out our discount corner for great bargains c


     The Lace Museum

    552 South Murphy

    Sunnyvale, CA 94086