by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Lace Doily


I recently got the Classic Lace Collection from Sue Box at a very good price. I signed up for their newsletter and got an offer to buy one of the 3 design collections for 20 dollars (instead of 99).

I didn't know what to do with the lace pieces so I searched for Lidiad's projects and copied her idea. Thank you for your inspirations!

It took me 3 hours and 3 bobbins. I combined the designs in Embird to fit in 200mm*200mm hoop but I used my 200*260mm hoop because I don't have 200*200mm hoop!

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by stella1 02 Nov 2014

Very excellent beautiful loved it

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by deegee 02 Nov 2014

Absolutely beautiful. Brilliant work.

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by lbrow 29 Oct 2014

Marvelous,gorgeous! Your work is impeccable/Lillian

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you, Lillian! Lucia

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by seamssewcreative 29 Oct 2014

Beautiful! I love Sue Box's designs. They always stitch out so nicely. I hope you sent a picture of your project to Sue so that she can post it with projects that people do with her designs...she will be delighted!!

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you! They are wonderful designs. I just sent a picture to them as you are the second person to say I should.

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by tricotine31 29 Oct 2014

Superbe travail, bravo !!!!!

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by jrob Moderator 29 Oct 2014

Oh, this is beautiful!!!!

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by rsehorse 29 Oct 2014

very Victorian looking. love it. nice job

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by sewilso 29 Oct 2014

Very beautiful, the prettiest I've ever seen!

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you so much!

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by marianb 29 Oct 2014

A beautiful design and stitch out, make sure you send her a copy of photo as well they love to see the projects.. Well done. /Marian

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you! I will, Marian.

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by cherylgauteng 29 Oct 2014

Very beautiful - her embroideries are all so lovely.

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by cj2sew 28 Oct 2014

Stunning. design

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by Leaha 28 Oct 2014

Gorgeous lace and design. :-)

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by noah 28 Oct 2014

Awesome it sewed out perfect :):)hugs

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by loosie 28 Oct 2014

fabulous!

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by sdrise 28 Oct 2014

beautiful!!! Suzanne

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by asterixsew Moderator 28 Oct 2014

A stunning piece of work

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babolucia by babolucia 29 Oct 2014

Thank you

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by graceandham 28 Oct 2014

Quite lovely. Aren't her designs delightful to watch stitch out! I usually like doilies in white or pale beige, but this one might be pretty in colors, too.

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Yes, I was actually watching the machine stitching for quite a while. It was actually quite enjoyable.

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by lidiad 28 Oct 2014

Congratulations, Lucia! That's absolutely beautiful, love it! .... and I'm proud of you!
Hugs, Lidia

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you, Lidia! It was your beautiful projects that made me finally want to try Sue Box's designs. I've heard wonderful things about her designs, but they are a little pricey. Also I didn't know whether I want to spend so much time on FSL designs.

For the fabric doilies with lace edging, what fabric do you use? They look so nice!

lidiad by lidiad 28 Oct 2014

I'm happy that you have bought Sue Box's collections at great discounts, that gives you an incentive to try her designs and create wonderful projects. For the fabric doilies with lace edgings I use drill cotton. Happy stitching! Hugs, Lidia

babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! Will have to look that up. Hugs, Lucia

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by shirley124 28 Oct 2014

Very nice.

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by basketkase 28 Oct 2014

Stunning design and stitchout.......

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by designgirl 28 Oct 2014

It is nothing but Gorgeous. I love it.

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by pennifold 28 Oct 2014

I think this is the most gorgeous doily I've ever seen. Kudos to you for working out how to put the designs together and such a beautiful piece of work. Love it! Love Chris

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you, Chris! I wish I could do more in one hooping because I do not like to piece the lace pieces together. Embroidery hoops are never big enough, are they?

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by toogie 28 Oct 2014

Just beautiful! I can't believe you made it in just 3 hours, too! You must have a workhorse of a machine. How many total stitches?.. Lidia is the "Doily Queen" , she has made so many beautiful doilies. This one is just as nice as hers like this, so she may have some competition for the 'title'.-lol- Lidia if you're listening, look how you have inspired babolucia, you should be proud !

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! The actual stitching time is about 3 hours. I have the Husqvana Viking Designer Diamond Deluxe. There's 85314 stitches.

Each piece Lidia made is a work of art. I am learning a lot from her projects.

toogie by toogie 28 Oct 2014

I agree, her work is superb!

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by pldc 28 Oct 2014

Beautiful! & Lidia's are also a great inspiration~hugs~

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! Isn't she the doily queen?

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by highlandermom 28 Oct 2014

Gorgeous work. Love it.

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by dragonflyer 28 Oct 2014

BEAUTIFUL! Lovely job...their designs are so well done!

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! Yes they are stunning designs

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by sonjapotgieter 28 Oct 2014

Job well done...Gorgeous!!!!

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by carolpountney 28 Oct 2014

beautiful

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by mianmash 28 Oct 2014

Beautiful arrangement and work!

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by pennyhal2 28 Oct 2014

There is a lot of detail in this project! Fantastic stitchout. How large is this doily?

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! It's slightly smaller than 200mm*200mm.

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by sewinhuggs 28 Oct 2014

Just to Beautiful.
Smiles
Sewinhuggs

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you! hugs

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by jofrog2000 28 Oct 2014

I agree with elegant.
Jo

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you!

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by baydreamer 28 Oct 2014

Just so elegant. This lace would be great to use for icing on a fabric cake.

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babolucia by babolucia 28 Oct 2014

Thank you for the link. It's so cute!

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