Working a star, and using crocheted bobbin holders.


It brings 3 pairs together to start a half stitch motif.  It is described as “a vertical 6-thread crossing, and is worked as a 6-pair crossing.  Continue reading

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Bucks Point

Bucks point ground instructions, starting off and picots, corners and floral bucks.

Bucks Point
In Bucks Point – you work a stitch (cross and 3 twists), put up the pin, – and move on to the next stitch – NO Continue reading

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Bobbins – General

Includes information about making and characteristics of timber bobbins, acrylic bobbins, spangling bobbins, (jewellery with spangling wire), square bobbins, bone bobbins, paper bobbins, aluminium and glass bobbins, plastic bobbins, hooked bobbins, beads, decals, suggestions for using and mending broken  Continue reading

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In France, we pronounce Binche like “bench” without the “t” sound.
Rosemary Shepherd pronounces it “Baachnce”….but I’ve heard all sorts of other pronunciations.

Sounds like “banch” to say the word Binche

Pat Earnshaw, in “A Dictionary of Lace” describes Binche Continue reading

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Bedfordshire lace including method of working, characteristic features, floral beds notes and cucumber footside notes.

Bedfordshire Lace

I was taught to make beds wrong side up, how do you get rid of the threads if it is right side up? Continue reading

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