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For paintings of the garments worn at the time LePompe was published, see this. Look about 1/3 down the page.
Both the 2nd and 3rd and 5th are from LePompe, the oldest known pattern book, dating from the mid 16th century.
The bottom row is from BOBBIN LACE LESSON-CLOTH STRIP.
The Circle at right is another way to learn the basic stitches.
Jo Edkins website with lots of torchon patterns and information for beginners:
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