Lace Making

Steps to Making Torchon Lace

Torchon lace, which falls loosely in the category of 'grounded' laces is one of the oldest types of laces around and is indigenous to Europe. It differs from other types of laces - heavily patterned stitch areas, by having lesser pattern stitch than ground stitch areas. In grounded laces, the threads travel directly from one… Continue reading Steps to Making Torchon Lace

Lace Making

Rediscovering the Art of Tatting

  Tatting is a form of lace making. It is made by forming a pattern of rings and chains using a series of knots and loops. The resulting lace is very durable and more resistant to unravelling. It was developed to imitate point lace. The technique I am familiar with is shuttle tatting. This is… Continue reading Rediscovering the Art of Tatting