Highly recommend Reference Book for beginning to intermediate Bobbin Lace making. Book covers straight lace, (tape lace) and corners, building of pillow frames.
Not included are instructions for “lace drawing”, although images are given of completed works, however by the time one finishes projects w/in book, this should be easy to accomplish w/o instruction.
Compares a variety of Bobbin Lace Pillows, w/ b & w photo’s, uses of each style & why; differently constructed bobbin & why; types of Threads often used, advantages of each; some laundry/care advice.
Included is an easy to understand diagrams for building a Bobbin Lace pillow, offering variations of materials to use; as one progresses through book, understanding & building of variety of pillows should be achieved w/o instruction.
Book shows drawn images of winding bobbins, acquaints reader, amt of thread needed per bobbin how to hitch so bobbin does not unwind while working;
Stitch instructions; How to read & understand the pattern languages (abbreviations & drawings/markings), indicating stitches to be use allowing one to understand, “read”, & follow any given pattern.
How to make pattern.
Each project builds & escalates, building on knowledge gained w/ each prior project);
Also included are how to add additional Bobbins and lengths of thread.
Included are projects for several tape lace patterns, working with corners (type pillow best suited). Chapter included for making lace w/o instruction.