Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking

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Courier Dover Publications, 1992 - Crafts & Hobbies - 216 pages
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Superb guide by accomplished lacemaker enables even beginners to create beautiful lace according to age-old technique. History of bobbin lace, materials and supplies, techniques for simple braid, edgings, fans and spiders, rose ground, turning a corner, laces with gimp, laces made on a flat pillow. Projects graded, simple to advanced. 249 illustrations.
  

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Contents

History of Bobbin Lace
1
The Pillow
19
Bobbins Old and New
27
A Simple Braid
41
An Edging
46
The Sewing Edge
57
Fans
65
Spiders
79
How to Begin Without Directions
121
Laces with Gimp
125
Squares Petals and Picots
134
Laces Made on a Flat Pillow
150
Other Kinds of Laces
169
Things to Make
181
Washing Bobbin Lace
188
Bobbin Lace Designs
189

Rose Ground
87
Turning a Corner
93

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