Torchon lacemaking is a textile art steeped in tradition - the skills required are often perceived to be beyond the reach of ordinary mortals.
In this practical book, Jan Tregidgo describes those skills through a step-by-step guide and makes them accessible to all.
She explains traditional techniques through a series of specially designed samplers, which can be worked in order by the beginner or in any order they choose by the more experienced.
Although colour is not traditional in bobbin lace, it has been used here to great effect so the path of each thread can be clearly followed through the sampler.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 240 pages, 400 colour photographs, 280 line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/09/2010
- Category: Lace & lacemaking
- ISBN: 9781847972019