Victorian Lace Today by Jane SowerbyVictorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby

Victorian Lace Today

byJane SowerbyPhotographerAlexis Xenakis

Paperback | April 28, 2008

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Part project book and part history lesson, this unmatched collection of lace patterns offers techniques for embellishment and edging to shawls and scarves. The 40 projects are deciphered, rewritten, charted, and adapted for modern tools and fibers, and are presented with full-color photos and illustrations of both the works-in-progress and the finished items. Comprehensive information on the tools and techniques of lace knitting helps beginning knitters, and challenging patterns keep experienced and ambitious knitters engaged. Delicate and decorative, the historical lace patterns in this book are adventurous and dynamic.
Jane Sowerby is a former teacher who has done extensive research on Victorian knitting patterns and has given a series of lectures on Victorian lace shawls to craft guilds. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in more than 15 books, including all three volumes of The Knitting ...
Title:Victorian Lace TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 11.5 × 10.5 × 0.64 inPublished:April 28, 2008Publisher:Xrx BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1933064102

ISBN - 13:9781933064109