A Compendium of Lace-Making - Bobbin, Filet, Needle-Point, Netting, Tatting and Much More - Four Volumes in One (Paperback)
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This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to lace and lace making, with information on bobbin, filet, needle-point, netting, tatting, and much more besides. Written in plain language and full of useful tips, "A Compendium of Lace-Making" is highly recommended for those with little previous experience. Although old, the information contained within this book is timeless, and will be of considerable utility to the modern reader. Contents include: "Bobbin Lace", " Bobbin Lace--The Foundation Stitches", "Bobbin Lace--'Sewing' and 'Bars'", "Bobbin Lace--'Raised Work'; 'Meshes'", "Bobbin Lace--'Fillings'", "Bobbin Lace Torchons", "Bobbin Lace--Motifs", "Ecclesiastical Lace", "Filet Lace", "Needle-Point Lace", "Needle-Run Lace", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on lace.