Lace Making

  • (noun): Act or process or making tatting or handmade lace.
    Synonyms: tatting

Some articles on lace making, lace:

Mirecourt - Economy - Artisanal - Lace
... Lace making is believed to have been introduced to Lorraine only in the sixteenth century, when the art arrived from Lombardy with the violin makers sponsored by the Dukes of Lorraine ... Notre-Dame (Our Lady) and there encouraged instruction in lace making both at the school which was operated by the Sisters and at the orphanage ... By 1790 lace makers from Mirecourt were supplying merchants from abroad, and despite the political and social turbulence of the early nineteenth century, the lace ...
Textile Manufacturing By Pre-industrial Methods - Fabric Formation - Lace Making
... A lace fabric is lightweight openwork fabric, patterned, with open holes in the work ... of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric, but more often lace is built up from a single thread and the open spaces are created as part of the lace ... Lace may be crocheted, or knitted ...
Alençon Lace
... Alençon lace or point d'Alençon is a needle lace that originated in Alençon, France ... It is sometimes called the "Queen of lace." Lace making began in Alençon during the 16th century and the local industry was rapidly expanded during the reign of Louis XIV by Jean-Ba ... Though the demand for lace went into sharp decline following the French Revolution, it recovered some of its popularity during the Second French Empire before entering terminal decline at the end of the 19th century ...

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