Lace on my mind

This is all very thrilling. I have started the building blocks to designing my very first shawl. It’s a little bit intimidating – lace is so intricate and the thought of being able to produce a soft, flowy, angel like garment from scratch makes me think that its going to be impossible for me to accomplish.

Still, if there is one thing I am totally enjoying its the feeling of creativity this all brings. It’s much more fun to create a concept of a design in your head first rather than following a pattern someone else designed. And to think, when it’s done, it will be something completely created by you from start to finish! Yikes.

At the moment I have been pouring over my stitch dictionary picking out favorite lace patterns that I would like to include in my shawl. there are so many to choose from. I’ve started swatching one and so far so good. I have an idea in my mind of what I want the shawl to look like, but I need the building blocks to match up to the idea.

I will post a picture of the first lace swatch once its ready.

Fun times!

Much love

Sunny

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6 Comments

  • Betty White says:

    I have just started doing lace also (and really messed up at times) so I will be following your progress and your ideas.Love the idea of sharing thoughts through a blog.
    Betty

    • admin says:

      Betty

      I am so happy to hear that this blog could be useful for you. Do keep in touch and let me know about your progress, and be patient with me as there may be a few delays in between posts as I get set up and used to blogging!

  • Penny Imes says:

    Thank you for the sensible critique. Me & my cousin were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a book from our local library but I think I learned better from this post. I’m very glad to see such great info being shared freely out there…

    • admin says:

      So happy that this blog can be useful in some way. Its a learning experience for me too and am so excited to share it all! Keep in touch with your progess. S

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