40 new designs for flower motifs in the Bedfordshire technique are presented in this book. The flowers and sprigs are decorated extravagantly with trifles such as raised and sometimes rolled tallies, or gimp threads which run within motifs. The motifs are surrounded by a great variety of filigree grounds.
English, German, Dutch & French Gernan
This practical book is suitable for both the beginner and experienced lace makers wishing to learn these techniques to realize this elegance for themselves. Begins with basic Information for the beginner, there are detailed instructions for the various stitches and material requirements.
There is a series of twenty-six patterns, some traditional and others designed more recently. These are supported by instructions, photographs and diagrams. The patterns include small motifs, edgings - some with corners for handkerchiefs - butterflies and, finally, three exquisite collars.
Bedfordshire Lace Designs $62.50
The book contains 29 new designs, ranging from beginner to Bedfordshire, through to advanced floral designs. The first patterns have detailed instructions with diagrams and techniques included. The more advanced patterns have few instructions leaving the interpretation more open to the individual lacemaker's preference. Quality photos throughout. Also included are tips for the lacemakers, some of which have not been published before.
Introducing Bonne Lace $36.50
This book is a prequel to a series on sixteenth, and seventeenth century bobbin lace. This book assumes no previous knowledge of bobbin lace, so is suitable for complete beginners. It also is an interest to textile researches and those involved in re-enactment or costume interpretation. It will also be of value to experienced lacemakers to adapt five-hundred year-old techniques for contemporary use. 79 images including samples, patterns and diagrams
insertions & borders Sixetein$36.50
The fourth booklet on her studies of Renaissance bobbin lace patterns is mostly about lace insertions, wide edgings for collars or cuffs, concludes with a few words (and illustrations) about figurative elements in the bobbin lace of that time.
Surface decoration in silk and metallic threads $36.50
The third book of the series on earliest 16th and 17th century laces on Silk and metallic thread. Reconstructs Renaissance plaited lace which in its time was applied to clothing or furnishings (ex;cushions or curtains). With lace prickings and instructions.
The isham samples and other edgings $32.50
The second book of the series on earliest 16th and 17th laces This book provides working diagrams and samples on early linen edging photos of old laces, and Historical background of each piece
Gold & silver edgings $36.50
A first book of series to come in the earliest 16th and 17th century laces from Gilian Dye. This book provides some history, photos of old laces, 13 patterns for traditional gold and silver edgings, including sample of the laces, patterns and diagrams.
Birthdays & Birth Signs in Lace
Includes 24 projects all the signs of the zodiac plus other designs that can be used to celebrate landmark birthdays and anniversaries in Batsford Lace, with pricking and working diagrams. It uses the international system of colour-coding, and photographs of the finished lace .
Truing up an Antique Bedfordshire Lace pricking and Designing a Corner
The first publication on bits of lace. The booklet offers you fifteen different patterns, new pieces of Idrija lace, earrings, pendant, brooch bow, Easter napkins, summer blossom, lace in a ring, border lace, necklace, snowflakes, etc. With pricking, instructions and diagrams for each pattern with international system of colour- coding,
Thistle, rose daffodil, shamrock and a fuchsia $25.00
Five motifs using Bedfordshire lace techniques.
An introduction to bedfordshire lace $20.00
This booklet introduces basic Bedfordshire techniques with 16 traditional and modern patterns. Many patterns are from the Lace Guild collection. This booklet also explains the difference between Bedfordshire and Cluny laces.