This work contains an exhaustive collection of stitches which have been developed in the traditional art of bobbin lacemaking since the 17th century, and is designed to aid all lacemakers in the recognition and working of each individual feature. The degree of accuracy and detail is the result of many years of research into the methods used in the lacemaking centres of Britain and Europe. Over 260 stitches and variations are described, ranging from the simplest to the most complex. The content has ben arranged so that all the information for each stitch is to be found on one page. The guide is laid out step-by-step and is aimed at both the working lacemaker and the student.
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Bridget M. Cook is a lacemaker and designer whose work is well known from exhibitions and demonstrations held throughout Britain. She has lectured and demonstrated around the world, and in 1983 was awarded a Churchill Trust Travelling Fellowship to undertake further research. Geraldine Stott has been involved in making and demonstrating bobbin lace for many years, and has collaborated with a fashion designer in producing haute couture lace garments and accessories. She has sold her work in Harrods and Liberty in London, and has demonstrated in the presence of HM the Queen.
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Book Description Batsford Ltd, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110713438835