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Victorian Lace Today

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ISBN-10: 1933064102

ISBN-13: 9781933064109

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jane Sowerby, Alexis Xenakis, Alexis Xenakis

List price: $29.95
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Description:

Part project book and part history lesson, this unmatched collection of lace patterns offers techniques for embellishment and edging to shawls and scarves. The 40 projects are deciphered, rewritten, charted, and adapted for modern tools and fibers, and are presented with full-color photos and illustrations of both the works-in-progress and the finished items. Comprehensive information on the tools and techniques of lace knitting helps beginning knitters, and challenging patterns keep experienced and ambitious knitters engaged. Delicate and decorative, the historical lace patterns in this book are adventurous and dynamic.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: XRX, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 10.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Jane Sowerby isnbsp;a former teacher that has done extensice research onnbsp;Victorian knitting patterns and has given a series of lectures to guilds about Victorian lace shawls. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in more than 15 books, including all three volumes of The Knitting Experience. He lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.