working a torchon ground pattern

spider and rose ground inside diamonds


samples of different patterns

close up on a rose ground

working a split pea or open spider


This finished bookmark took about an hour to wind the bobbins,
and about a week to complete doing about 2 hours a day.

close up on fans and split peas

using contrasting thicker thread made the above pattern more interesting


This is my first experience of lace making at 6th Form college, 1987
The thread is much finer than I used above.

Learning to do corners at college.


Last Updated November 2015