Schneestern

Schneestern, by Ulrike Voelcker.
(Schneestern = Snow Star)

This is a 12 page leaflet (including the cover) of a pattern for a hexagon made up of multiple triangles of Binche snowflakes, separated by a cloth stitch band.  Instructions are Continue reading

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New Tatting

New Tatting by Tomoka Morimoto

Published 2012

ISBN-13: 978-159668-745-5

The author was taught tatting by her mother at an early age and returned to tatting as an adult. She is an instructor at the Kasumigaoka Lace School in Tokyo.

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Rips/Twilling

Rips/Twilling, by Ulrike Voelcker
A5, 46 pages, full colour, soft card cover.

Twilling is a method of twisting your workers, or using gimps in pairs and twisting them, in order to create strong effects with colour.

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Peter’s Torchon Lace

Peter’s Torchon Lace, by Peter Sorensen
Published in Denmark, 2005. ISBN: 87-7847-087-0
Soft cover, quarto, full colour, 80 pages.  In English.
Prickings and working diagrams for 17 table runners, with several tricks for finishing off.  The first part Continue reading

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Kobe Kant Special

Kobe Kant Special.

Folder of 16 patterns, all on individual sheets, published by Kantcentrum, Bruges, for the 2010 OIDFA 14th World Lace Congress in Kobe, Japan.

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Syllabus Binche

Syllabus Binche I, II and III.

Three folders of Binche instructions and patterns, by Anne-Marie Verbeke-Billiet, and published by Kancentrum Bruges.  In three languages – German, French and English.

It states in the introduction that this publication is neither Continue reading

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