Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Lace these days

Lace these days is not what it used to be! If you think of lace as something Victorian, something beautiful, delicate, white and, well a bit outdated, then, well so did I until my mum took up lacemaking again. I went 'home' the other evening to find her busy at the kitchen table ... the most exquisite combination of colours, textures and patterns. The pitter patter clatter of bobbins against each other, the thud of bobbins against backing (the sigh of recognising a mistake) ...

(I'm now the proud owner of this masterpiece!)

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