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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.
Pretty lace for those old jeans...Jessy Mathewson
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Wonderful Honiton bobbins (for making lace) These make pretty good tapestry bobbins in a pinch too.
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Leaves - Wow, I wish I could find this pattern!
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
Ribbon in bobbin lace. weaving trim embellishments or fashion details
Bobbin Lace is so beautiful! My great grandmother made a bedspread which is still in our family.
Bobbin Lace in the Making. Yes there are still hand lacemakers that make lace like this. Supplies are hard to find.