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Book of Bobbin Lace Stitches, The [Hardcover]

Bridget M. Cook , Geraldine Stott
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Mar 1980
This work contains an exhaustive collection of stitches which have been developed in the traditional art of bobbin lacemaking since the 17th century, and is designed to aid all lacemakers in the recognition and working of each individual feature. The degree of accuracy and detail is the result of many years of research into the methods used in the lacemaking centres of Britain and Europe. Over 260 stitches and variations are described, ranging from the simplest to the most complex. The content has ben arranged so that all the information for each stitch is to be found on one page. The guide is laid out step-by-step and is aimed at both the working lacemaker and the student.
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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Batsford (Mar 1980)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 071342124X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713421248
  • Product Dimensions: 24.8 x 19.4 x 2.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 982,137 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Bridget M. Cook is a lacemaker and designer whose work is well known from exhibitions and demonstrations held throughout Britain. She has lectured and demonstrated around the world, and in 1983 was awarded a Churchill Trust Travelling Fellowship to undertake further research. Geraldine Stott has been involved in making and demonstrating bobbin lace for many years, and has collaborated with a fashion designer in producing haute couture lace garments and accessories. She has sold her work in Harrods and Liberty in London, and has demonstrated in the presence of HM the Queen. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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5.0 out of 5 stars The Book of Bobbin Lace Stitches 4 Jun 2012
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This book's name is exactly about the content. It contains the various Bobbin Lace Stitches. It is not an introduction book, but it is for someone who would like to pursuit more on the bobbin lace. I like it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Shame this is out of print! 25 Jun 2014
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For those entering the world of lace making with bobbins, this is an essential, It covers all aspects of the stitches used with good visual explanations etc. Shame that it is out of print!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent collection of stiches 21 Sep 2013
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One of the best book in my collection. An amazing array of bobbin lace stiches, clear instructions, diagrams and working outline, and more than I had previously found in all of my lace books combined. (And I am a self-taught beginner!) So, definitely recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bobbin Lace Stitches 6 July 2013
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Comparatively new to bobbin lace (2 years) and my Tutor recommended this book if I could find it. Several copies available on Amazon.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 2 Sep 2014
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excellant book
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