Thursday, January 14, 2010

Mom's Stash: Ribbons and Lace Trims Giveaway

I have tried to sort all of these by type, width and color and then photograph them in the appropriate groupings. Some spools are untouched, others are partially used. For mailing purposes, the trims will be removed from their plastic reels and sealed in zip-loc bags but the ribbon will be left on the spools [also sealed in zip-loc bags]. Just as with the doll making stash, I am asking for postage costs only. Leave your wish lists in the comments section along with an e-mail address so that I can contact you for a snail mail address. Obviously, this giveaway is open to all ... not just the doll makers as in the previous post ... those of us who make ornaments and other small finishes out of our cross-stitched pieces will find this an attractive giveaway. Since I anticipate a larger response to this particular offer than I had to the dollmaking stash, I am limiting folks to 15 yards of trims and cords and 2 spools of ribbon. Please specify exactly what you want, e.g.: 2yds of 1a and 3 yds of 2b [trim and cord] or 1 spool of 1/4 inch apricot ribbon. This giveaway will be mailed in manilla envelopes with the contents sealed inside in zip-loc bags to prevent water damage. I will be filling orders first come-first serve until I run out of materials [or requests, whichever comes first]. All measurements are approximate, using the distance from fingertips to nose as a yard ... as you scroll through all these photos, I think you will understand why I took the easy and fast way to measure this stash ... making up and photographing this inventory is really eating into my stitching time!! By the way, all photos are clickable for a better view of lace details.

Okay, here are the photos:

Group 1: Eyelet Trims
From top left, clockwise:

a] on the card, 6 yds of 2" wide white flat eyelet [both edges finished]
b] 1 & 1/3 yds of 1 " wide ruffled eyelet trim
c] 1/2 yd of 1 & 1/2" wide ruffled eyelet with white satin ribbon trim
d] 1/4 yd of 1" wide peach ruffled eyelet trim
e] 1 & 1/3 yd of 1" wide mint green eyelet trim
f] 1/4 yd of 5" wide white flat eyelet [bottom edge finished]
g] 3 & 1/2 yds 8" wide white flat eyelet [bottom edge finished]
h] 2 yds of 1" wide ivory ruffled eyelet trim
i] 1/2 yd. of 4 & 1/2" wide white ruffled eyelet trim
And not photographed [this is what happens when you try to do a complicated task before your first cup of tea at 5:30am]
k] 1/2 yd of 1" wide white eyelet printed with deep pink hearts
l] 1/2 yard of 1 & 1/2 " wide white eyelet with variegated pastel embroidered flowers
m] 2 yds of 1" wide ruffled ivory eyelet
n] 1/3 yd of 2 & 1/2" wide ruffled ivory eyelet
o] 1yd of 3/4" white ruffled eyelet attached to white double fold bias tape
p] 1 yd of 2" wide white ruffled eyelet with triangle points instead of the usual scallop
q] 1 yd of 1 & 1/2" wide ruffled white eyelet
r] 2/3 yd of 2 & 1/2" wide white ruffled eyelet
s] 1 & 1/2 yds of 2" wide white ruffled white eyelet



Group 2" : White Laces with Gold metallic embelishment
Left, top to bottom:
a] 2 yds 1/2" wide ruffled lace
b] 1 & 1/2 yds 1/2" wide flat lace
c] 2 & 1/2 yds 2" wide ruffled lace
d] 2 & 1/2 yds 3/4" wide ruffled lace
e] 2 yds 1" wide ruffled lace
Right, top to bottom
f] 3 yds 1/2" wide ruffled lace
g] 1 & 1/2 yds 1" wide ruffled lace w gold flower motif
h] 1/2 yd of 1 & 1/2" wide ruffled lace with gold ribbon edge
i] 7 yds 3/4" white flat lace w gold metallic lozenge motif


Group 3: Green Lace

Left: Top to Bottom
a] 15 yds of 1 & 3/4" wide white lace trimmed with 1/4" emerald green satin ribbon b] 1 yd of 1 & 3/4" wide double ruffled lace: white over turquoise green
c] 1 yd of 1/3/4" wide double ruffled lace: white over dark green
d] 2 yds of 1" wide white and pale green ruffled lace [a kind of hand-painted effect]
e] 2 & 1/4 yds of 1 & 3/4" wide pale green lace
Right: Top to Bottom
f] 1 yd of 1" wide pale green lace
g] 1 yd of 3" wide pale green lace
h] 2 yds of 1" wide turquoise-green lace
i] 1 yd of 1" wide medium green lace
j] 1 & 1/2yds 1" wide medium green lace with red metallic embellishment
Second Photo
Left: Top to Bottom
k] 2 yds of 1 & 1/2" wide medium green ruffled lace
l] 2 yds of 1" wide medium green ruffled lace
Right: Top to Bottom
m] 4 yds of 3/4" wide medium green ruffled lace
n] 1 yd of 1 & 1/2" wide dark green ruffled lace




Group 4: Pink, Peach and Rose Laces

Left: Top to Bottom
a] 1 yd of 1 & 3/4" wide white ruffled lace with 1/2" wide pink satin ribbon
b] 10 yds white 1/2" wide white flat lace with salmon pink embroidery
c] 1 yd of 3/4" wide flat ivory lace with 1/2" mauve pink satin ribbon
d] 1 yd of 1" wide pale pink ruffled lace
e] 3 yds of 1/2" wide pale pink nylon eyelet style lace
Right: top to bottom
f] 1 yd 1" widelight pink filet style lace
g] 1yd of 1" wide pale peach eyelet style lace
h] 1 yd of 1" wide light peach crochet style lace
i] 2 yds of 3/4" wide light peach ruffled lace
j] 1 yd of 3/4" wide ivory lace with rose pink embroidery
Left: top to bottom
k] 2 yds 1/2" wide pink flat tassell trim
l] 2yds 1" wide pale pink filet lace
m] 1yd 1" wide pale pink ruffled lace
n] 3 yds 1 & 3/4" wide double ruffle lace: white over fuschia
Right: top to bottom
o] 2 yds 1" wide dusty rose ruffled lace
p] 1 yd 1 & 1/2" wide medium pink ruffled lace
q] 3 & 1/2yds 1 & 1/2" wide mauve pink ruffled lace
r] 1 yd 1" wide fuschia lace
s] 2yds 1 & 1/2" wide dusty rose flat lace.


I will have to photograph and load the rest of the laces tomorrow: I still have blue, black, red, white and ivory laces, novelty Christmas laces, very delicate extra-wide laces as well as flat braid and cording not to mention approximately 100 spools of ribbon. This is all taking so much longer than I had anticipated. I can only hope it is worth the effort and that people take advantage of my offer ... I really need to move this stuff out of my house ... but it is all such good stash that I just cannot in good conscience throw it away.

4 comments:

Rachel S said...

Could I ask for L and M?

Nic said...

Good luck with the giveaway - I'm going through my own stash and am just so glad it's on a smaller scale...

(so no, you can't send it over here!)

Jade said...

Wow, you're really generous, those laces look amazing!

ceves said...

I love all...
Ceves - Idaho
muitofrio1@gmail.com