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Honiton

Honiton bobbin lace is a very fine and delicate part lace.  Motifs are shaped by adding and removing threads as needed. It was based in Devonshire.  The early 18th century version was named Bath Brussels by Santina Levey.

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Started by Peggy Lagodny Oct 26, 2015.

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Hello, all.  Does anyone know of a video tutorial on making sewings?  I've looked on YouTube and found nothing.  It's a pretty straightforward concept, I know, and I'm muddling through OK, but I'd…Continue

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Started by Katherine Moore. Last reply by Katherine Moore Oct 16, 2014.

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Comment by Celtic Dream Weaver on July 28, 2015 at 7:25pm

Jean's Honiton piece is just beautiful. Truly

Comment by Administrator on July 28, 2015 at 4:29pm

a spectacular Honiton  by Jean Inglis

Comment by Administrator on July 27, 2015 at 3:40pm

Some Honiton laces, some made by Louise Clarke.

https://www.facebook.com/LaceyBobbinHonitonLace/photos_stream

Comment by Administrator on August 28, 2014 at 2:02pm

I just discovered that the DEVON TEACHERS' WEBSITE has some free HONITON patterns. Not easy, but who knows, maybe one of us will do one.

http://www.devonlaceteachers.co.uk/patterns.html 

Comment by Selena Marie Joosten on January 3, 2014 at 4:08pm

Now i have the spooks!! I have just been on the net going from one blog to another, the previous blog i visited before coming to this page was the link you have just provided below! I was just going to say if i wanted to have a go at Honton lace my spangled bobbins would be no good. I do remember admiring how Honton bobbins are so slim and long and would not get tangled like my spangled bobbins.

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Comment by Selena Marie Joosten on November 8, 2013 at 3:36pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-BOOK-Slovak-Bobbin-Lace-ethnic-pattern...

I like how they use bits of coloured thread in it, not all coloured thread but just a touch.

Comment by Selena Marie Joosten on November 8, 2013 at 3:34pm

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=slovak+lace&safe=vss&rls=...

Ven though i know nothing of Hontiton lace, i was looking through the links here and came across Slovak lace, some of it is really pretty.

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Comment by Patty Dowden on January 20, 2013 at 7:00pm

The collar sample from the Alban Lacemakers is a phenomenal piece of Art Nouveau design.  Right down to the dragonflies and the shapes of the stems.  I love it.  

 
 
 

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