Kōrero: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Loops and knots: lace-making (1 o 3)

Loops and knots: lace-making

Lace-making is the most intricate textile craft. Lace is made by intertwining threads to create a continuous fabric without a backing. The example shown here is bobbin lace. Thread is wound on bobbins, which are passed around pins inserted in a pillow. The pins form the pattern.

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New Zealand Lace Society

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Other textile crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40539/loops-and-knots-lace-making (accessed 23 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013