Buying Iridescent Lace

I'm looking to find out where I might be able to find iridescent lace. I have the direction by Debbie on this site for making the ivy bowl centerpieces but I've run into a problem with finding the lace. Can someone help me?

March 7, 20060 found this helpful

Hi! This is Debbie, and I believe that you might be talking about the "Wedding Centerpiece Ideas" that was posted in July 2005. If so, I am the one who posted the "Ivy Bowl Centerpieces". Actually, I physically measured the lace, and it's 5" wide. I bought the irridescent lace a number of years ago at a Flea Market outside of Ocala, Florida. So, I have no idea where you can find that exact lace now. I did however find some 5" wide lace (although it is not iredescent) that would serve very nicely on E-Bay ~ Item # 8255282946 (lot of 3+ yards) or Item # 8265281687 (lot of 36 feet). There are also other lots being offered that might serve just as well. All I did was search under "Gathered Lace".

I also checked out a few different places on the internet, came across a company called "Lace For Less, Inc. at 1-800-533-LACE), don't know if they would have the 5" irridescent gathered lace or not, but since the call won't cost you anything, you might want to try.

Good luck on your search!


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March 8, 20060 found this helpful

There is a wonderful web site with all kinds of sewing needs and beautiful laces.

I've dealt with them for years, and they have quality items at very reasonable prices. Give them a try.

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March 9, 20060 found this helpful

Hi! If you were refering to the "Wedding Centerpiece" make from the "ivy bowls" that printed in Thriftyfun last July, then I was the "Debbie" that posted the craft directions. As far as the irridescent lace, I purchased it a few years ago, at a flea market when I was on vacation near Ocala, FL. Actually, I measured the lace, and it's 5" wide. Anyway, I checked out E-Bay, and found nice lace that would work nicely, although it is not irridescent. E-Bay Item #8265281687, is just one and there are others. I just typed "Gathered Lace" in the "search". Hope this is helpful! Good Luck!

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