HNW - lacis vs. filet crochet for Victorian
Carolyn Kayta Barrows
kayta at slip.net
Wed Jul 7 05:17:56 PDT 1999
><I am ambidextrous and dyslexic. This turns out to be an advantage when
>switching from left-to-right to right-to-left.>
>Wow! Talk about taking lemons and making lemonade! You must be an absolute
>dazzler with this !
It's great till I have to actually remember which way I was going.
Sometimes I have to ask a friend if the letters are right way around.
>I once browsed through the Caulfield books on Victorian Embroidery.
Some time ago I got an abridged edition of Caulfield, with 1882 adverts in
the front and no colour plates. I sold it to a friend of mine when I
finally got the two volume Dover edition. And you're right about the
needleworked Victorian gorp. Is that the one with the plant stand made
from lobster shells? :P
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