I've been monitoring The Bobbin Lace Manual on several websites (it is a bit pricey at $54.00!!!) but I may have found Gillian Dye's Beginning Bobbin Lace for $12.00 on Amazon.
Thanks for the advice!
I too am new to Bobbin Lace....I discovered it when I went to a Renaissance fair in Atlanta, Georgia. I saw a tent with two ladies and their pillows and since I tat also, I stopped to chat.
I am having to learn on my own since…"
"Yes, tension is a problem for me. I work from a cookie pillow (without a stand) so I'm constantly adjusting the position. I have someone building me a stand so perhaps then my tension will be better."
"The problem appears to be mostly a question of tension, rather than threads going the wrong way. Getting all the threads going where they are supposed to go (which it appears you have done) is the major achievement. What I do for torchon is to work…"
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