Lace-makers

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Bone up on Bobbins : the craft of lace bobbin making - Stuart King Antique Lace, Vintage Lace, Vintage Sewing, Bobbin Lacemaking, Lace Painting, Linens And Lace, Needle Lace, Lace Embroidery, Lace Making

Bone up on Bobbins : the craft of lace bobbin making — Stuart King

Most lace designs required the use of dozens of bobbins at any one time. This need kept many specialist bobbin turners busy through nearly five centuries.

Children learning the art of bobbin lace in Northern Portugal (Vila do Conde) where a school is still functioning