The Technique of Bucks Point Lace
by Pamela Nottingham
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 very good condition with .some scuffing and bumps to jacket. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Some fading to jacket spine
Published 1981 - 1983 reprint
168 pages - Hardback