• Bobbin Lace: An Illustrated Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

    After over a century of relative obscurity, lacemaking is enjoying a revival as more and more needlecraft artists are intrigued by its creative possibilities. Dating from the 15th century, bobbin lace is prized everywhere for its intricacy, delicacy, and decorative richness — and couldn't be easier to do!In this modern, step-by-step approach to the craft, noted lacemaker Brigita Fuhrmann shows you how to create every kind of bobbin lace — from the simplest stitch to the most challenging pattern. In addition, she traces the history of bobbin lacemaking in Western and Eastern Europe (including Russia) and relates these two distinct types to contemporary trends.For all its intricate, elegant appearance, bobbin lace is based on only two different movements of bobbins — the cross and the twist. Essentially, it is the technique of winding threads on bobbins around pins attached to a firm pillow. The pins hold the lace in place while you cross and twist the bobbins over each other in varying sequences to form a wide range of stitches. The richness of the lace depends on how you combine the stitches into a pattern.Ms. Fuhrmann provides expert advice on the tools you'll need — pillows, bobbins, pins, and thread — and easy-to-follow instructions for a variety of exquisite stitche...

    • ASIN: 0486249026
    • UPC: 800759249022

  • Bobbin Lace Making (Craft Paperbacks)

    Book by Nottingham, Pamela

    • Brand: Brand: B T Batsford Ltd
    • ASIN: 0713441321

  • Let's Begin Making Bobbin Lace

    A practical book for teaching bobbin lace to the young and young at heart. Includes Cathy Belleville's beginner curriculum used at The Lace Museum, fast projects for demonstrations and fun patterns by Jane Partridge and Rosemary Shepherd.

    • ASIN: 0692750401

  • Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

    Bobbin lace is one of the oldest crafts, dating back to at least the sixteenth century and possibly earlier. During the eighteenth century, bobbin lace design and execution attained the ultimate in beauty and richness. The linen threads were incredibly fine and the consummate skill of the lacemaker wove them into unmatched works of art.Modern lacemakers — even beginners — can learn this age-old technique with this easy-to-follow book. An accomplished bobbin lacemaker demonstrates step-by-step the techniques for creating beautiful lace edgings, doilies, collars, belts, bookmarks, and more. With Ms. Southard's expert advice and helpful hints, you'll find it easy to add the elegance of lace to pillows, handkerchiefs, bolsters, fans — almost any apparel or household item.After outlining a history of bobbin lace and introducing readers to the materials and recommended supplies, the author gets down to specifics. These include how to make a simple braid, an edging, how to turn a corner, how to begin without directions, how to make laces on a flat pillow, and much more. In addition, special sections explore projects to make, how to wash bobbin lace, and how to create bobbin lace designs.With this book at your side, you'll soon discover the immense rewards and satisfactions to be h...

    • ASIN: 0486271226
    • UPC: 800759271221

  • A Compendium of Lace-Making - Bobbin, Filet, Needle-Point, Netting, Tatting and Much More - Four Volumes in One

    All manner of lace-making projects, hints and tips are included in this comprenehsive compendium. Extensively illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

    • ASIN: 1447413172

  • Practical Skills in Bobbin Lace

    Provides information on starts and edges, knots, joining, crossings, plaits and braids, carrying pairs, indentation, corner, curves, holes, gimps, beads, and endings

    • ASIN: 0486255611

  • An Introduction to Bobbin Lace Making

    Book by Shepherd, Rosemary

    • Brand: Brand: Kangaroo Pr
    • ASIN: 091689665X

  • Pillow Lace and Bobbins (Shire album)

    Lacemaking was once a widespread cottage industry but now it is growing in popularity as a hobby. This book describes and illustrates different varieties of pillow lace and the tools used in the making of it.'

    • ASIN: 0852636598

  • The Book of Bobbin Lace Stitches

    Illustrates, arranges from simple to complex, and provides prickings, diagrams, and written instruction for numerous lace stitches developed since the seventeenth century

    • Brand: Brand: Charles T Branford
    • ASIN: 0823150577