Technique of Bobbin Lace (Hardcover)

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The Comprehensive Guide to Making Exquisite Lace

Long considered a classic, The Technique of Bobbin Lace has been a favorite comprehensive instruction manual for decades. Here you will find everything from the materials and tools you need to clearly presented stitching techniques. There is much to be learned from this book by needleworkers of all abilities through the illustrated projects which steadily evolve from basics to advanced techniques.

Internationally known lacemaking instructor and author Pamela Nottingham begins with instruction on basic Torchon lace, using 16 patterns which introduces the beginner in building a strong foundation. The precisely written instructions are accompanied by a generous sampling of detailed diagrams, photographs, and prickings clearly illustrating each lesson.

The complexity of the projects builds through the book, introducing traditional Bedfordshire, Bucks Point, and Cluny lace patterns. Instruction on joining and mounting lace, pricking interpretation, edgings, insertions, and decorations are also included. The traditional styles are reinforced with several graduated patterns, each advancing from the previous lesson.

From choosing the right thread, to winding bobbins, to mounting your finished showpiece, The Technique of Bobbin Lace is your complete reference guide to mastering bobbin lace. Whether working with an instructor as part of a class or studying alone, this thorough compendium belongs on the bookshelves of all lacemakers

Product Details
ISBN: 9781648370427
ISBN-10: 164837042X
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
Publication Date: October 8th, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English