Bobbin lace can be incredibly beautiful, but it’s equally intimidating. Tiny threads, specialized materials and patterns that just look like grids and dots are fairly unwelcoming, and clear documentation can be hard to find. Bobbin lace is basically an elaborate braid and/or weaving pattern worked around carefully placed pins to form holes. If you’ve managed Read More
HANDMADE BUSSELS APPLIQUE LACE SHAWL, MID 19th C. Large cotton net triangle lavishly decorated with Point de Gaz and bobbin lace in a pattern of wisteria, hydrangea, lilac and other blossoms amid swags, ribbons and foliage. 104 x 54. (Few very minor breaks and spots) excellent. $5,400.