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Enrhedando Como Hacer Encaje De Bolillos Recto Paso A
enrHedando: Como hacer Encaje de Bolillos Recto Paso a Paso
Wonderful Honiton bobbins (for making lace) These make pretty good tapestry bobbins in a pinch too.
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
encaje de bolillos ~ Beautiful bobbins for bobbin lace.
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
Love the shape of this other Lace Collar, too ~~ Peter Pan? Edwardian? Armistice Blouse? mmm...
Lace on Bobbins
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.