Describing the techniques - basic to the more advanced - for making this popular and attractive English lace. Sections include an introduction to the basic stitches, nine narrow edgings including more advanced stitches, the use of gimp threads, corners, grounds, improving and drafting patterns, making patterns from lace, adaptation and design. This is followed by a lengthy section covering aspects of fine old Bucks Point patterns - including prickings, working narrative and diagrams.
Clear diagrams, 97 ready-to-use prickings, 36 draft patterns and over 200 black and white illustrations.
In good condition. Jacket has protective cover. Previous owner's name and pencilled notes on front endpaper...
ISBN 0 7134 2175 4