Pettersson Lace

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Petterssons Lace

Pettersson Lace by Wivi-Ann Nordstrom

A retired army doctor introduced the method of working lace on a “standard pricking” (more of that later) into the Swedish town of Delsbo in the middle of the 18th century.

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Pentagones et Etoiles

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Pentagones et etoiles

Dentelles aux fuseaux: Pentagones et etoiles, by Michele Minguin Debray
Paris, Le Temps Apprivoise, 2009.
ISBN 978-2-299-00032-9
by Helene.  September, 2008

I found this book by mere chance in a quite ordinary bookshop in a small Continue reading

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Paper Strings

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Paper Strings

Narua Nyplayksessa (Bobbin lace with Paper strings) by Eeva-liisa Kortelahti.
ISBN 951-97036-4-0
48 pages, purchased by Mary-jo from Torchon House.

Although the book is Finnish, it does have basic instructions in English, which include the number of bobbin Continue reading

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Orange Blossom Lace

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Orange Blossom Lace

Orange Blossom Lace
A collection of co-ordinated lace wedding accessory patterns
collated and published by Ina le Bas; lace worked by the Wollongbar Lacemakers.

Contains pricking and pictures of handkerchief/bonnet, horseshoe, garter, wedding purse, coathanger and tissue Continue reading

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Nyplattya Pitsia

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Nyplattya Pitsia Bobbin Lace

Nyplattya Pitsia Bobbin Lace
by Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti.

Hardback, 25x19cm, 112 pages, black and white with colour photo plates.  isbn 951-99305-9-0
English and Finish.
Self Published 1981.

Lace edgings, altar lace and small lace trimming pieces, Continue reading

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Modern Bobbin Lace

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Modern Bobbin Lace

Modern Bobbin Lace
by Karen Marie Iversen
Soft cover, in English

This book contains 18 projects of “doodles” – 10 of them are illustrated above.  A combination of threads are used – DMC 80, Venus thread, Continue reading

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Magic Threads

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Magic Threads

Magic Threads by Christine Springett
Published by C&D Springett.

My copy bought through Holly van Sciver in the USA for $US14.95 plus postage

An A5 soft cover book of 48 pages.
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