[HNW] Ain New Formbuech'len de Weyssen Arbeyt

sleepyunicorn at roadrunner.com sleepyunicorn at roadrunner.com
Tue Jul 31 08:44:52 PDT 2012


---- Sharon Palmer <ranvaig at columbus.rr.com> wrote: 
> >It is a small, wider than tall, book of the 
> >embroidery/lace-making/needlework-in-general patterns of the time.
> >Many of them have been redrawn and reproduced by other people in 
> >other things - a lot of the ones that would be easy blackwork 
> >patterns are familiar to me from modern books on blackwork patterns.
> >But this is a copy carefully reproduced from the original 1543 book, 
> >and does indeed have quite a few that I am not readily familiar with.
> >
> 
> Are there bobbin lace patterns or needle lace?

Pattern books at this time are a drawing, a picture.  You have to figure out how to adapt it to what you want to do.  So it is for everything.  It is just a drawing, forming a picture.  


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