Synopses & Reviews
Knotted lace is an ancient craft making a comeback today, and fans will welcome this new book by a popular author, widely known for her lacemaking techniques and international workshops.and#160; Following on the heels of her first book, Knotted Lace in the Eastern Mediterranean Tradition, this lovely collection contains entirely new motifs with instructions for all the stitches and skillsand#151;from basic knots and loops to edgings and working around a squareand#151;along with diagrams. Illustrations throughout, including inspiring photos of finished projects, make these exquisite designs achievable for even beginner lace makers.
With Bibilla Knotted Lace Flowers, today's crafters can enjoy a beautiful form of lace making that originated in antiquity. Elena Dickson has modified and modernized the traditional technique, resulting in a series of stunningly realistic-looking andand#160; contemporary projects. She includes patterns for several blossoms commonly found in Australian gardens, all with detailed step-by-step illustrated instructions that ensure success for any lace maker.
About the Author
Elena Dickson has been teaching knotted or Armenian lace for over two decades. In 1992, she created her own craft business, Elena's Knotted Lace. Elena has written several books, including Knotted Lace in the Eastern Mediterranean Tradition and Mediterranean Knotted Lace (both Sally Milner). She has conducted workshops for organizations such as the Embroiderers' Guild, Lace Guild, and doll and miniature groups, and also taught private classes throughout Australia as well as in the USand#8212;including Seattle, Portland, Ithaca, NY, and St. Paul.