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Lace in the Making c.1923 by Margaret L. Brooke - Vintage Instruction Book for Bobbin Lace REPRODUCTION

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174 Pages. This book is an extensively illustrated handbook in the art of bobbin lace with detailed instruction into all facets of this beautiful art - including several obscure stitches and techniques. No stone is left unturned - the author begins with a short history of the development of the various techniques, and moves on to the tools involved in making the lace, including a valuable reference section with instruction to find, modify or make your own tools of the trade! The next section covers the important steps to setting up your work, such as dressing your pillow, looping your bobbins and the simple stitches to begin your work. As you move through the book, the stitches become more technical - but fear not - there are extensive and detailed illustrations that will lead you through your tasks so that you can master these intricate stitches.

Contents of the book are:

Introduction
Explanation of Pillow Lace
Outfitting your work
Elementary Instruction
How to Begin
Edges
Raised Work
Ornamental Clothwork
Hanging on and Fastening off for Bars, Nets and Fillings
Bars
Nets: Plain
Fillings
Special Kinds of Lace
The Development of Hand Made Lace
Laces and their Centers

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174 Pages. This book is an extensively illustrated handbook in the art of bobbin lace with detailed instruction into all facets of this beautiful art - including several obscure stitches and techniques. No stone is left unturned - the author begins with a short history of the development of the various techniques, and moves on to the tools involved in making the lace, including a valuable reference section with instruction to find, modify or make your own tools of the trade! The next section covers the important steps to setting up your work, such as dressing your pillow, looping your bobbins and the simple stitches to begin your work. As you move through the book, the stitches become more technical - but fear not - there are extensive and detailed illustrations that will lead you through your tasks so that you can master these intricate stitches.

Contents of the book are:

Introduction
Explanation of Pillow Lace
Outfitting your work
Elementary Instruction
How to Begin
Edges
Raised Work
Ornamental Clothwork
Hanging on and Fastening off for Bars, Nets and Fillings
Bars
Nets: Plain
Fillings
Special Kinds of Lace
The Development of Hand Made Lace
Laces and their Centers

REPRODUCTION

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Lace in the Making c.1923 by Margaret L. Brooke - Vintage Instruction Book for Bobbin Lace REPRODUCTION

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