Brimming with authentic motifs and grounds used by 19th-century Ireland's most skilled needleworkers, this compilation was assembled by a crochet lace expert. Crocheters at every level of expertise will appreciate these versatile patterns and their complete instructions for 30 motifs, 12 intricate grounds, and a variety of traditional footings and borders. 100 photos.Techniques, Patterns, Instructions ... In recent years Irish crochet lace has enjoyed a tremendous revival among needleworkers. ... these versatile motifs of delicate raised flowers, leaves, sprays, etc. to transform ordinary bedspreads, doilies, tablecloths, clothing, and more into works of art to be treasured for years. ... Free Dover Crafts, Needlework and Hobbies Catalog (591 1 1-5) available upon request.
|Title||:||Masterpieces of Irish Crochet Lace|
|Author||:||Thrse de Dillmont|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1986|