Lace Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by ha Originally linen, silk

, gold, or silver threads were used. Now lace is often made with cott There are many types of lace, defined by how they are made. These include: ⠢ Needle lace; made using a needle and thread. This is the most flexible of the lace⠢ Cutwork, or whitework; lace constructed by removing threads from a woven background ⠢ Bobbin Lace; as the name suggests, made with bobbins and a pillow. The bobbins, tur ⠢ Tape lace; makes the tape in the lace as it is worked, or uses a machine- or hand-m ⠢ Knotted lace; including macramé and tatting. Tatted lace is made with a shuttle or ⠢ Crocheted lace; including Irish crochet, pineapple crochet, and filet crochet. ⠢ Knitted lace; including Shetland lace, such as the "wedding ring shawl", a lace sha ⠢ Machine-made; any style of lace created or replicated using mechanical means. History Objects resembling lace bobbins have been found in Roman remains, but there are no records Lace was used by clergy of the early Catholic Church as part of vestments in religious cere In North America in the 19th century, lace making was spread to the Native American tribes St. John Francis Regis helped many country girls stay away from the cities by establishing

Bobbin lace is a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wo Bobbin lace is also known as pillow lace and bone lace, because early bobbins were made of Bobbin lace is one of the two major categories of hand-made laces, the other being needlela Origin Bobbin lace evolved from passementerie or braid-making in 16th century Italy. Coarse passem The making of bobbin lace was easier to learn than the elaborate cutwork of the 16th centur In the 17th century, the textile centers of Flanders and Normandy eclipsed Italy as the pre Structure Bobbin lace may be made with coarse or fine threads. Traditionally it was made with linen, Elements of later bobbin lace may include toile or toilé (clothwork), réseau (the net-lik Contemporary laces The advent of machine-made lace at first pushed lace-makers into more complicated designs b Needle lace (also known as needlelace or needle-made lace) is a type of lace created using In its purest form the only equipment and materials used are a needle, thread and scissors. Chemical Lace (sometimes referred to as Schiffli Lace) is a form of machine-made lace. This This embroidery is typically done on a multi-head or multi-needle Schiffli machine or loom After the embroidery is completed the embroidered fabric is immersed in a solution that wil Utilizing these large machines and this technique a single piece of lace could be, using to The original composition of the disintegrating "bath" was not very friendly to the environm

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