A step-by-step manual, describing the techniques of narrow cloth stitch - in fact, starting with the basic steps in learning any bobbin lace. There follows a number of exercise patterns, each focussing on a typical pattern feature, such as bends and corners. The remainder of the book has a number of projects, including motifs and pictures - the giraffe is particularly attractive ! - of varying skill levels, designed to develop a knowledge of the lace.
These exercises and projects were drawn by Ms Maja Svetlik, a pattern designer at the Idrija Lace School, supported by the all the school staff, with the provision of step-by-step learning a key objective;
The teaching sections are fully supported with photographs. clearly drawn diagrams and apporopriate text. Each of the exercises and projects has one or more photographs of the finished piece, a very well presented pattern and colour-coded working diagrams as appropriate.