A delicate fabric made of thread or
yarn in an open work web.
It is made by hand or machine.
It was first developed in Europe .
during the 16 century.
Linen , silk , gold and silver thread
were originally used. Now cotton
thread is used though linen and silk
are still available.
Types of lace--
Needle lace is made with a needle and
Cutwork is constructed by removing
threads from a background and filling
Bobbin lace is made with a bobbin.
Machine lace is created or replicated
on a machine.
There are many more types.
Lace was used by clergy in the early
Catholic Church as part of vestments.
Items made with lace--
See through clothing
Bows and other hair pieces
Love lace. It is so pretty and can
be added to so many things. I
added lace to the bottom of a flannel
shirt to add a feminine touch to the
Do you use lace? If so, how?
M is up tomorrow...
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