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When I reach that season of life when its about textile art Lace making is my pick
Although this is not tatting, it is a beautiful lace worth remembering. Bobbin lace in process by "experienced hands". ** You would not find many people able to do this any more. I imagine it is a dying art.
DIY lace making - I have always wanted to try my hand at this real way to make lace. Could make some good money off it, too, I imagine
DIY lace #handmade #diy #diy gifts #diy decorating ideas| http://your-do-it-yourself-collections.blogspot.com
This is what tatting lace looks like....and why it's so precious.
bobbin lace. UH - MAZING craft.
i love the hands captured in this picture. i can only imagine all of the beautiful things created by them.
I watched my great-grandmother do this when I was a young girl - amazing - I cherish the few pieces I still have.
Impressive but looks more than I can handle now.
Making "Bohemian Lace" Is a Tradition and Craft Handed Down through Generations of Women Living in New Ulm, Minnesota... by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr
Wonderful Honiton bobbins (for making lace) These make pretty good tapestry bobbins in a pinch too.
Lovely lace on antique wooden spools.
Leaves - Wow, I wish I could find this pattern!
not sure if it's exactly the same, but in the leaf collection by barbara corbet there's a horse chestnut leaf like that: http://www.barbara-corbet.de/
Bobbin Lace Collar
Bobbin Lace in the Making. Yes there are still hand lacemakers that make lace like this. Supplies are hard to find.
HI, this is the hand maker of this piece :-)
I remember my grandmother used to do this. Its beautiful work.
hand stitching on checks or stripes - simple yet stunning ...
Pattern for Design It Yourself (DIY) bobbin lace bookmark
Bobbin Lace Pillows | lace is called bobbin lace.