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DVD's

Schnneberger Lace
Lia Baumeister

All New!
$56.00
Intermediate Skills in Bucks Point Lace
Jean Leader

Don't miss this fabulous new DVD on Bucks Point. Although the fundamentals are reviewed this comprehensive DVD presumes you already have the basics of Bucks point and picks up at the intermediate level. New techniques include cucumber foot, tallies in point and honeycomb ground, corners, mayflower in honeycomb, starting and finishing a bookmark, gimp fingers, working a hexagon, holes in cloth stitch and headside techniques. This 6 1/2 hour DVD comes with 6 printed pages of patterns and diagrams. There are five patterns that include bookmarks, edgings with corners, a hexagon and circular motif.

(6 hours, 32 minutes)

Available in DVD

$79.95

Flanders Lace
Sally Schoenberg

This huge 3 disk DVD offers the latest instruction on Flanders Lace. By working three edging patterns Sally Schoenberg teaches the essentials of Flanders Lace including the 5-hole ground, half of a ground stitch, joining in two times, inputs, outputs, snowflakes and the overlapping finish.

(3 hours, 57 minutes)

Available in DVD

$56.00

Chantilly Lace
Lia Baumeister-Jonker

This DVD covers the techniques needed to make three edgings in Chantilly lace. A Chantilly bookmark pattern is included as extra practice in applying the techniques presented. One repeat of each edging pattern is worked on camera with pin-by-pin instruction. By viewing this DVD from start to finish before beginning to make the lace, one will gain a good understanding of how Chantilly is made.

(3 hours, 54 minutes)

Available in DVD

$56.00
Color in Torchon
Jean Leader

This DVD will show you how using colors can transform a simple Torchon pattern and provide endless possibilities for experimentation. The first two patterns are designed to show how pairs move through the lace when using different stitches and techniques. This knowledge is then used to control where the colors move in the following three patterns for an edging, a square mat and a bookmark. An additional pattern for a square mat is also included. The instructions assume that you know how to wind bobbins, make a pricking and work the basic stitches, but starting and finishing, working ground stitches, spiders, cloth-stitch diamonds, roseground, footside edge and two different fans are all explained step by step.

(3 hours, 30 minutes)

Available in DVD

$56.00
Milanese Lace
Louise Colgan

 

Learn the techniques of Milanese Lace including scrolling tapes highlighted by decorative stitches by making a hummingbird in colored thread. Students will learn how to make four different decorative braids, tight point and scrolll turns, turning stitches, adding piars, back-stitches, sewing, setting up at a point and buncle and tie finishing.

(3 hours, 30 minutes)

Available in DVD

$56.00

Russian Lace
Lia Baumeister

Lia shows show to make a Russian Tape Lace butterfly as it is made in Vologda. She gives instruction for the starting of the lace, a stem stitch, a chain stitch, a false plait, turning a corner, a variety of fillings and the finishing the lace. An additional pattern for a doily is included for further practice.

 

(2 hours, 15 minutes)

Available in DVD

$56.00

Successful Bobbin Lacemaking for all Occasions
Christine Springett

Learn the basic techniques of bobbin lace. Beginning techniques are clearly explained in this video with a series of fun and easy craft projects. Use with Christine's book, Lace for Children of All Ages.

(120 minutes)

Available in Video Only

$42.00

Torchon Lace 1
Christine Springett

 

This program is intended to give a new lacemaker an enjoyable introduction to Torchon lace. It shows how to prepare a pricking and how to wind bobbins. A series of carefully designed patterns introduce the basic skills of cloth stitch, half stitch, Torchon ground, fans, Rose ground, honeycomb and spiders both large and small. The techniques are used in a variety of projects which are included in The Torchon Lace Book which is an essential companion to this program.

(150 minutes)

Available in DVD 

$55.00

Torchon Lace 2
Christine Springett

 

Learn how to use a gimp, work footside edges, start and finish an edging including tips on trouble shooting and magic threads. You must have Christine's book, The Torchon Lace Book to use these videos.

Available in DVD

 $52.00

Honiton Lace
Mo Gibbs

 

Delight in this introduction to Honiton lace which covers the basic skills of traditional Honiton lace by making a flower and leaf spray. Detailed, pin-by-pin instructions are given for a small flower with leaves, a tendril and a simple filling. Some of the techniques covered include the use of coarse threads, gaining on a pin, adding pairs and removing them, sewing in and out, dealing with knots and achieving a neat finish.

(110 minutes)

Available in DVD 

$52.00

Tatting
Pam Palmer

 

This program is suitable for both beginners and for those who can already tat. Pam gives advice on the selection of threads and shuttles for those who are new to the craft. She begins with clear instructions for the basic stitch and picots, and goes on to demonstrate a variety of more challenging techniques. There are also some useful tips on joining, finishing and mounting.

Pam has designed the flower basket as a tatting sampler with flower and leaf motifs introducing a wide range of skills. These include the decorative use of picots, Josephine rings, sets, pearl tatting and reversed stitch tatting. Suggestions are given for working the basket in four seasonal variations some using beads and metallic threads.

(120 minutes)

Available in DVD

$55.00

Needlelace
Carol Williamson

 

This program gives a clear and detailed introduction to needle lace which makes it ideal for the lacemaker who is new to this type of lace. Carol tells you how to make a needle lace pillow and uses a simple but effective rose and leaf spray of her own design to show you how to prepare a pattern, to lay in the cordonnet, create a variety of fillings and finally how to top stitch your lace. She also explains how to select the best fillings to give realistic shading on both leaves and petals.

(110 minutes)

Available in DVD

 $46.00

Turning Lace Bobbins
David Springett

 

Learn all the tricks of the bobbin making trade. Learn to turn bobbins in bone and wood, including mother and babes, bee's knees, fairings and more! Learn to decorate bobbins with tinsel, wire, colored dots and tiny beads.

(144 minutes)

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$55.00

Fan Mounting
Christine Springett

 

A step by step demonstration of how to mount lace onto both plastic and wooden fan sticks. She shows how to mount a lace leaf directly onto a set of wooden fanstitcks and also how to use a fine silk fabric to provide a backing for a lace fan mounted onto plastic sticks. The pleating process is explained in detail and the merits of different glues are discussed. Use in conjunction with Christine's booklet Designing and Mounting Lace Fans.

(82 minutes)

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$38.00

Let's Make Bobbin Lace
Christine Springett

 

Learn bobbin lace by making a colorful snake bookmark. You will need fourteen bobbins to make this attractive bookmark. Includes a kit with supplies for the bookmark.

(15 minutes)

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Bedfordshire Lace 1
Christine Springett

Covers all the basic of Bedfordshire lace including plaits, picots, leaves, and crossings. These skills are covered in a simple bookmark pattern which is designed to give plenty of practice at mastering the essential elements of this type of lace. Each new technique is explained in detail with excellent close-up views enabling the lacemaker to follow every movement with ease.

(70 minutes)

Available in DVD

$44.00

Bedfordshire Lace 2: Intermediate
Christine Springett

 

This two hour long program teaches the lacemaker to build on the basic Bedfordshire skills of plaits, picots, leaves and crossings covered by the first program in the series. this is achieved by working an edging containing a variety of techniques including a ninepin edge, cloth stitch trail, cluny crossing, a raised tally, adding and throwing out pairs at a corner, as well as detailed instruction on how to start and finish a piece.


(120 minutes)

Available in DVD

$46.00

Bedfordshire Lace 3: Advanced Skills
Christine Springett

 

Make an oval motif with a cloth stitch flower outlined with a gimp.

(90 minutes)

Available in DVD

$46.00

Bedfordshire Lace 4: Advanced Skills
Christine Springett

 

Learn how to make leaves and how to add gimp -- edged veins at three different angles and how to work the central vein of a leaf in two contrasting ways. The principles behind each technique and the factors to be taken into consideration before making each decision are carefully explained. Each process is clearly demonstrated using excellent close-ups making even the more complicated features easy to follow.

(110 minutes)

Available in DVD

$50.00

Buckinghamshire Point Lace
Bridget Cook

Using 5 carefully designed and graded patterns this program is a comprehensive introduction to Bucks Point lace. The techniques covered in this two and a half hour program include a thorough introduction to making Point Ground net, the headside and picots, the footside edge with catch pins, honeycomb rings and different ways of working corners. The use of a gimp thread in a variety of situations is clearly explained and pin-by-pin instructions are given for starting and finishing each piece.

(150 minutes)

Available in DVD

$55.00

Brugge Bloemwerk
Pat Bury

 

In this program Patricia Bury introduces the student to basic skills of this beautiful "flower" lace characterized by flower motifs combined with scrolls and plaited fillings. You will learn how to make a flower with alternate petals of half stitch and cloth stitch, how to begin a scroll and how to complete it correctly. Additionally the student will learn how to link adjacent motifs with false plaits, how to work the typical diamond-shaped plaited filling, how to sew in pairs for an area of square stitch filling and how to work a half stitch border to give your mat a firm edge.

(134 minutes)

Available in DVD

 $55.00

Carrickmacross Lace
Carol Williamson

 

 

Carrickmacross lace is a very pretty and quickly made type of applique which originated in Ireland during the nineteenth century. This program clearly shows how the layers of net and organdie are put together and the design outlined with needle and thread. Carol then demonstrates how areas of organdie can be cut away to leave a delicate net background. She also explains how net embroidery can be used to add further decoration.

(65 minutes)

Available in DVD

 $46.00

Spangling the Springett Way
David Springett

 

David shows you 2 traditional methods of spangling a lace bobbin: a simple ring of beads and the "birdcage" spangle.

(18 minutes)

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 $18.00

Basic Lace Identification
Christine Springett and Carol Williamson

 

This program is intended to help you learn more about the lace you already own or pieces you may wish to purchase in the future. Christine and Carol share interesting facts and stories on lace history, and they discuss the various features which will help you to identify specific types of lace. In addition, they explain how a variety of laces are made, the different materials used, and finally, the care required to ensure beautiful lace for years to come.

(70 minutes)

Available in DVD

$46.00

 

 

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