Church Lace - Being Eight Ecclesiatical Patterns in Pillow-Lace

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 126 pages
CHURCH LACE. This book presents eight ecclesiastical patterns in pillow-lace. PREFACE. This is the earliest record of Church needlework, and it puts before us a model that even after the thousands of years that have since passed by, we shall do well to copy. Most people agree that everything that is intrinsically good and beautiful should be used to make and furnish our Churches, and we use rich colour and fine linen even as did the Israelites. It is to increase the possibilities for Church purposes of one particular craft that this little book is written. There follow here a few patterns of pillow-lace designed for use on fair linen . They are especially suitable for the fair linen of small and simply decorated churches. The aim has been to keep the designs appropriate, simple, dignified, practical. The work can be done by those who are only novices in the art of pillow-lace making, provided the worker takes due care. Originally published in 1920. Many of the earliest books on weavin

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