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6. Making Bobbins and Beads

The beautiful bobbins described in my previous post inspired me to try to make similar bobbins and when I could not find suitable beads for the spangles, to learn how to make glass beads. 512 more words

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5. Antique English Pillow and Bobbins

At some point in the past, I bought a beautiful old English pillow, bobbins, and some miscellaneous accessories. The pillow is stuffed with barley straw and covered with 14 count Aida cloth with cross-stitched decoration, and Turkish toweling. 387 more words

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4. Making Wool Pin Cushions and Fancy Pins

Many years back, a farm wife told me to always stuff pin cushions with wool because it kept the pins clean and kept them from rusting. 157 more words

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3. Moving Bobbin Lace on a Pillow

Pamela Nottingham, in her book, The Technique of Bobbin Lace, describes two methods of moving lace on a pillow. This could be necessary if the lace you are making is larger than the pillow you are using. 236 more words

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2. Making Bobbin Lace Pillows

In a previous post, I described an antique Bobbin Lace Maker with Storage that I bought to help me learn how to make bobbin lace. It was great to start with, but soon I wanted a larger surface. 337 more words

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1. Bobbin Lace Beginnings

Years ago, on one of my many visits to the Almelund Mercantile (a charming food and antique store north of the Twin Cities, Minnesota), I saw some bobbin lace that had been made long ago. 598 more words

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