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Brand Embroidery
Product type Patterns
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Item Description
Pillow-Lace and Hand-Worked Trimmings
Edited by Flora Klickmann
Circa Early 1900's

Containing directions for making BRUSSELS DUCHESSE LACE, CLUNY LACE, TORCHON LACE, MALTESE LACE, and a variety of designs for DECORATIVE EMBROIDERY STITCHES

This is a PDF Digital Reproduction of a book published in the early 1900's, with 113 pages. The book contains complete instructions, illustrated with photographs and diagrams, for making different pillow laces.

Pillow lace, also called Bobbin Lace or Point, is defined as "An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around small notched pins or bobbins stuck into a pillow".

This is not so much a pattern book as it is a beginner's guide, teaching the history, materials, equipment and basics of making pillow lace. There are projects for you to complete as you learn. In addition to the pillow laces, there are instructions for Needlepoint Laces; Youghal lace, Fongere embroidery, Broderie Bretonne, Connemara lace, Point lace, plus a section on Embroideries and Trimmings; Antique Richelieu, Fringes, Darned Huckabuck, Italian embroidery, Mount Mellick embroidery, Hardanger.

You will receive this vintage pattern book in PDF format for digital download and there are no shipping charges. You can access the book easily from your computer by using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have this on your computer, it can be downloaded for free from their site at www.adobe.com

By purchasing this reproduction, you agree to use it for personal use only; no re-selling of any or all of the contents is permitted. To the best of my knowledge, this material comes from a public domain source.