Books for all lace makers from beginner to expert
This is an updated version of the original 121 Honiton Lace Fillings first published in 1997. It includes both new and old fillings.
24 Hearts in Bobbin Lace by Lene Bjorn
Irmgard Schneider's bestseller with lace motifs from nature has been republished in January 2009. In the book there is a great variety of 36 bobbin-made pictures of herbs and flowers.
Mostly the patterns in this book are for Christmas stars; a few hearts and bells are included as well.
An Introduction to Bedfordshire Lace by Jean Leader (Lace Guild)
An Introduction to Bucks Point Lace by Jean Leader (Lace Guild)
An Introduction to Milanese Lace by Pat Read (Lace Guild)
An Introduction to Needlelace (Lace Guild)
An Introduction to Torchon Lace by Alison Tolson (Lace Guild)
In this book the lace is worked on a 60° grid and the diamonds filled with different modern grounds. The result is a variety of combinations of diamonds or cubes. The baby-block diamonds can also be put together to form little stars.
This book is a delightful collection of Bedfordshire lace designs inspired by different sources including antique lace, vintage machine lace and the work of artist Victoria Brown. The book conains a lot of sensible advice and information about Bedfordshire lace.
Beginner's Guide to Bobbin Lace by Gilian Dye and Adrienne Thunder