FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$29.95

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Traditional Bedfordshire Lace : Techniques and Patterns

by: Unknown
ISBN: 9780903585248 | 0903585243
Format: Trade Book
Publisher: Crowood Press
Pub. Date: 4/1/2013

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
A comprehensive reference book that provides techniques and patterns on Bedfordshire lace for the modern lacemaker Bedfordshire lace, its history, and its fine and varied designs-particularly those of Thomas Lester and his sons, lacedealers in Bedford for nearly a century-have attracted growing interest and many new practitioners in recent years. One attraction of the Bedfordshire technique is its flexibility, which offers the lacemaker a certain freedom in deciding the method of working. This book is based on the author's extensive teaching experience and research into authentic traditional methods. The text sets out the techniques and shows how to apply them to different parts of the pattern. The lace ranges from small motifs to fine edgings, elaborate collars, and other dress accessories worked by the author and her students. More than 100 working diagrams are included as well as prickings for all the lace illustrated. Advice on interpreting and reproducing old prickings is provided, and a folded sheet of additional prickings is found in an inside back cover pocket.


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...