Torchon Lacemaking: A Manual of Techniques (Paperback)

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Bobbin lacemaking is a wonderfully therapeutic hobby. This manual is intended as a primer for the newcomer, or those taking up a class of study. Torchon lacemaking is ideal for the beginner as it is geometric, and mistakes are easily corrected. It is also a stepping stone to other forms of lacemaking. The book also contains information on reading patterns, on mounting lace in a variety of ways, and advice on changing the scale of the lace using different grids and a variety of threads. Ideas are given for colored lace and tips on lace design. A number of projects to try are included—cake frills and garters, small mats and handkerchiefs, lavender bags and pin cushions.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781852239794
ISBN-10: 1852239794
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 1996
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Manual of Techniques