Books for all lace makers from beginner to expert
This book (in German) contains 14 different bobbin lace stars, large, small, coloured, white, with 6, 7, 8 or more points – and all three-dimensional. The stars are very decorative and are easy to work.
This book (with English text) is full of lace butterflies. These are worked as tape lace, about a third of them in Milanese lace; there are also a few worked in the Schneeberg technique and one in Russian tape lace.
Some years ago, a revival of Chrysanthemum lace began, and meanwhile this bobbin lace technique has met with quite a number of fans, as it combines an elegant design with a comparatively simple technique.
An attractive mixture of Christmas motifs which can be hung on the Christmas tree or used for Christmas cards. 2 angels, 3 motifs with candles, 18 stars, 7 hearts, 4 bells, a Christmas tree, a Christmas stocking and a snowman, 2 crib motifs and the three wise men.
If you enjoy making lace patterns with spiders, this book (in German) is for you. It shows the technique for making spiders, and includes lots of different designs for various numbers of bobbins. The book also includes a sample pattern using a huge variety of spiders.
Christine Mirecki’s booklet (with English text) contains 30 floral patterns. Mostly they are single bobbin lace flowers with 6 or 8 petals and are worked in colour. Gathering or combining two patterns is used to produce three-dimensional or double flowers. There are a couple of colourful mats in a variety of sizes and shapes.
Rosaline Perle 2 aims to provide the lacemaker with detailed instructions in the form of worksheets covering five newly adapted motifs required to assemble this pretty lace.
Bone Lace was the sixteenth century name for what we now call bobbin lace. This book assumes no previous knowledge of lace making and is therefore ideal for the complete beginner. It will be of interest to textile researchers or those involved with historical costumes.
This book is a delightful collection of Bedfordshire lace designs inspired by different sources including antique lace, vintage machine lace and the work of artist Victoria Brown. The book conains a lot of sensible advice and information about Bedfordshire lace.
After the unexpected death of Hildegard Glös, Martina Wolter-Kampmann finished the incomplete book. The Chrysanthemum lace book text is in Germany, but there are clear working diagrams.
Folder with loose pattern sheets. A lovely folder with 22 different patterns on 14 sheets. The patterns are mostly little pictures (angel, fir tree, reindeer, Christmas rose) but also edgings for mats, a bookmark and a Madonna with child.Each pattern has a pricking and clear working diagrams.
Text: German. This booklet provides instructions for working the bobbin lace pattern shown on the cover. Colour-coded working diagrams are included for each of the Milanese patterns.