The Torchon Lace Workbook

The Torchon Lace Workbook

Book - 1989
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Of the various bobbin lace types, "torchon" lace is probably the best for a beginner to tackle. Based on a combination of attractive motifs with a geometrical ground, it uses a simple range of stitches to produce relatively speedy and gratifying results. Exercises cover:
-the half stitch
-the whole stitch
-diamonds
-spiders
-rosegrounds
-Scandinavian holes
-gimps
-tallies
-leaves
-plaits and picots
The book includes 27 projects for lace, including nursery lace, fans, hearts, borders, and edgings, collars, frills, coasters, squares, handkerchiefs, and more. Clear, full-color photographs and color-coded diagrams are of great pratical help. Beginners will welcome this book with its concise, progressive approach: experts will find a wealth of original designs to add to their repertoire.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1989
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312021191
0312021194
Branch Call Number: ANF 746.222
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

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