"Hmmm. Will have to do some research, as I don't remember which book or thesis I read about it in. It may even have been a paper or document I found on the web. I don't think there's very much info about it though.
"Your interesting thread transfer looks awfully like a fat plait, which we use in Beds all the time, and you do see it in the old Beds. It's a very convenient way to move a group of threads from one place to another.
"Wow. It's got the Fiandra type braids/Ten stick type feature, with square and almost cucumber tallies. My first thought was it's one of those 'Bastard Laces' from England, like the Beds/Bucks mash/fusions, but this is…"
Love making floral and Lester-esque Beds lace. Dabbling a little in Nl and occasionally a little tatting. Enjoy studying old pieces of lace and learning from them - where and how they might've been made.
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Have written occasional pieces for the Australian Lace Guild magazine, Victorian Lace News (ALG Victorian Branch newsletter), and had one pattern published in the IOLI Bulletin.
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