A chronicle of lace Identifying lace: Embroidered laces; Needlepoint laces; Bobbin laces; Belgian or 'Brussels' lace; French bobbin laces; Spanish laces; English bobbin laces; East European laces Machine and craft laces: Decorated nets; MAchine-patterned laces; Craft laces Comparison of lace machine and bobbin lace products Glossary Bibliography Index
Pat Earnshaw's interest in lace began as a collector but she was soon involved in giving lectures and study days on the identification and other aspects of antique laces, not only in Britain but in frequent lecture tours in the USA, Australia and Europe.
"I found this book a very easy and enjoyable read. I am most impressed by the large number of beautiful and interesting lace photos...I feel that after reading this book I can also identify many forms of lace." --Tatting Tales (November 2009)