Books for all lace makers from beginner to expert
Honiton- basic technical instruction book (Lace Guild). Revised edition.
Honiton Lace A Collection of Rediscovered Fillings by The Devon Lace Teachers
Bobbin Lace Jewellery by Jennifer MacPherson
Bobbin Lace Jewellery by Karen Marie Iversen
Celtic Letters in Milanese Lace - a complete Alphabet from A to Z.
This is an updated version of the original 121 Honiton Lace Fillings first published in 1997. It includes both new and old fillings.
Book 4. Sixteenth and seventeenth century lace.
In this book the lace is worked on a 60° grid and the diamonds filled with different modern grounds. The result is a variety of combinations of diamonds or cubes. The baby-block diamonds can also be put together to form little stars.
18 modern projects in free Bobbin Lace - each with a diagram and pricking. Karne has taken 18 designs and turned them into free lace. Some techniques are taken from Milanese and Duchesse lace.
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.