Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking

Doris Southard


Modern lacemakers – even beginners – can learn this age-old technique with this easy-to-follow book.

An accomplished bobbin lacemaker demonstrates step-by-step the techniques for creating beautiful lace edgings, doilies, collars, belts, bookmarks and more. With the author's expert advice and helpful hints, you'll find it easy to add the elegance of lace to pillows, handkerchiefs, bolsters, fans – almost any apparel or household item.

After outlining a history of bobbin lace and introducing readers to the materials and recommended supplies, the author gets down to specifics. These include how to make a simple braid, an edging, how to turn a corner, how to begin without directions, how to make laces on a flat pillow and much more. In addition, special sections explore projects to make, how to wash bobbin lace and how to create bobbin lace designs.


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