For those who love hand made lace.
Anneke Reijs has written a series of self published manuals on the technique of Duchesse lace, and Withof, in English, with many patterns. MANUAL FOR SLUIS AND WITHOF DUCHESSE LACES, PART I, SLUIS 1913-1935. 1994. This 1st volume is pure Duchesse, clear, lots of diagrams.
Volumes II, 1993. Development of Withof technique until 1993.
Volume III - Withof technique 1993-2000. See her website: http://www.reijs.nl/ Contact her through her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/anneke.reijs?fref=ts
T. v.d. Heijden-Biemans, Y. Scheele-Kerkhof, P. Smelter-Hoekstra WITHOF LACE, Batsford, 1991. Explains early stages in great detail: how to make the roll, add pairs, start round or pointy, add pairs, etc.
Sister Judith self published several sets of patterns, called DUCHESSE PATRONEN. The 1st volume and pure Duchesse. Sucessive volumes move more and more into Withof style. There is no explanation or instructions, but the patterns are beautiful.
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