A Practical Guide to Needle Lace (Paperback)
Master the art of needle lace making in this image-rich guide Step by step, it explains the needed materials, takes you through the first, core skills, and teaches the process, from creating the pattern and preparing the support to separating, trimming, and smoothing. Detailed row-by-row drawings and photos clearly showing the threads' placements help you learn quickly and without frustration. Then follow the instructions for 40 different lace patterns. Included are many examples of ways you can use your finished lace in beautiful and creative ways, along with dozens of variations that will let you add your own personality to your lace, and understand the draw that lace making has had over the millennia.
Jacqueline Peter is a professional designer. She holds a diploma in lace instruction from the Kantcentrum center in Bruges, Belgium, and is the founder of two lace associations in the Burgundy region of France.