The Needles Excellency 5 Printable

Dagged edge lace?

Next in the series of The Needles Excellency, printed in 1631, are some dragged edge laces. These patterns are really pretty, and might make great edgings for hems of aprons, or some other low stress and low wear situation. Otherwise I would think they might be under too much stress with so few connections on the Read More…

The Needles Excellency 13 printable

More Needle Lace Patterns

These are also from The Needles Excellency, printed in 1631. Interesting to note about these two in particular is the places you could attach to the square “structure” as you go if you want slightly more secure needle work. I’ve marked some of those places in RED for one copy of the image to point out Read More…