The Technique of Bobbin Lace

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Courier Corporation, 1995 - Crafts & Hobbies - 187 pages
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Unabridged version of one of the most authoritative and comprehensive books on the subject includes hundreds of detailed illustrations and a clearly worded text that beginning and veteran lacemakers will find invaluable. Describes necessary equipment, explains terms and methods, and shows how to create Torchon, Bedfordshire, Bucks Point and other exquisite laces.
  

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Contents

Equipment preparation and Equipment
1
Torchon lace Explanation of terms used
11
Bedfordshire or BedsMaltese Explanation of terms used
49
Collars
91
Old Bedfordshire patterns
105
Principles of Bucks Point design
146
Fine Bucks patterns
160
Joining and mounting lace Joining lace
176
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About the author (1995)

Stephen Nottingham is a biologist who specializes in crop protection. He has worked in research groups in both the UK and the USA, spending a year at the United States Department of Agriculture. He now works as a freelance consultant and writer.

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