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50 New Milanese Lace Patterns by Patricia Read

By Patricia Read

From the co-author of 2 past Batsford lace titles comes a suite of fifty lovely lace styles that show off the fragile great thing about this ever-popular lace. ordinarily, the ornate braids that make up Milanese lace have been utilized in lengthy, convoluted floral styles, yet also they are simply tailored to be used in additional sleek designs. This new publication of styles includes either conventional and glossy examples, and the writer experiments with various ornamental types - for instance, Celtic lettering that's bright with the colors of unique Celtic paintings, taken right into a new size with the addition of Milanese braids. beautiful miniatures in a jap kind should be a problem even for the main skilled lacemaker: the smallest styles are usually not inevitably the best! different styles contain vegetation, scrolls, leaves and butterflies, plus a few more odd designs: dragons, an image depicting the legend of Arion and the dolphin, and a marvelous piece that includes the legendary seven-headed Hydra. there's a solid diversity of styles, together with either prickings and pictures of the completed items, compatible for skills starting from newbie to advanced.

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