This comprehensive new edition of a standard work contains an exhaustive collection of stitches which have been developed in the traditional art of bobbin lacemaking since the 17th century, and is designed to aid all lacemakers in the recognition and working of each individual feature. The degree of accuracy and detail is the result of many years of research into the methods used in the lacemaking centres of Britain and Europe. Over 260 stitches and variations are described, ranging from the simplest to the most complex. The content has ben arranged so that all the information for each stitch is to be found on one page. The guide is laid out step-by-step and is aimed at both the working lacemaker and the student.