For those who love hand made lace.
My research work on bobbin lace grounds was recently featured in some local media:
Torch Alumni Magazine (page 8 of 2014 Spring Issue)
Interview on CBC radio show North by North West (starts at 23:50 in recording)
The lace pieces discussed in the "Beyond the Jargon" interview are shown below:
I was caught off guard when asked to date this piece so I think my answer was not very accurate. I have since discussed the piece with other local lace makers and we believe it might be Edwardian - but I am happy to hear other opinions.
I designed it using a random number generator and blocks of the following lace grounds which are very similar to one another: