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Lacemaking Books

How to make bobbin lace. Here are some books to get you started.

Beginner’s Guide to Bobbin Lace
This manual shows the simplicity of the basic moves for making bobbin lace.
UK: Beginners Bobbin Lace

Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking (Dover Needlework)
Lacemaking with an emphasis on yardage laces for trim as opposed to motifs and doileys.
UK: Lessons in Bobbin Lace

The Technique of Bobbin Lace
A progressive series of patterns to work through, starting with clear geometric shapes which gain in complexity.
UK: Technique of Bobbin Lace

Torchon Lacemaking: A Manual of Techniques
Torchon lacemaking is ideal for the beginner as it is geometric, and mistakes are easily corrected and is also a stepping stone to other forms of lacemaking.
UK: Torchon Lacemaking

Miniature Bobbin Lace (Master Craftsmen)
Create breathtaking dollhouse interiors in Torchon or Bedfordshire lace with more than 42 projects.
UK: Miniature Bobbin Lace

Bobbin Lace: An Illustrated Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques (Dover Books on Needlepoint, Embroidery)
Step-by-step stitch instructions to lacemaking, clear diagrams, history, tools, drafting patterns.
UK: Bobbin Lace, An Illustrated Guide

100 Traditional Bobbin Lace Patterns
Instructions for Bucks Point lace designs, including Little Diamonds, Jewelled Primrose, Grape Hyacinth.
UK: 100 Traditional Lace Patterns

The Book of Bobbin Lace Stitches
Over 260 different stitches and variations including nets, grounds, and fillings as well as such decorative features as braids, spiders, fish, buds, leaves, shells, and peas.
UK: Bobbin Lace Stitches

Alphabet Inspirations in Colored Bobbin Lace
With these beautiful patterns, it’s as easy as ABC to stitch any monogram in exquisitely-hued bobbin lace. Every letter has two templates: one uses simple stitches, and the other more complicated Milanese braids.
UK: Alphabet Inspirations

Special Effects in Bobbin Lace: Over 20 Patterns Using Color in Bobbin Lace
Bobbin lace patterns – twenty designs, graded by complexity, using colored Guttermans silk threads.
UK: Special Effects..

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