bobbin lace


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bobbin lace: tatting

bobbin lace

n.
An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around notched pins stuck into a pillow. Also called pillow lace.

bobbin lace

n
(Textiles) lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace

bob′bin lace`


n.
lace made by hand with bobbins of thread.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobbin lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbinsbobbin lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
Valenciennes lace, Valenciennes - a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns
References in periodicals archive ?
Lefkara lace and embroidery, bibilla (a type of fine knotted lace often used to edge bed covers, tablecloths and nightgowns), crochet and bobbin lace are just a few of the exhibits in Threads of Tradition, along with a fascinating section on the lace trade of the early to mid-twentieth century.
The town of Chantilly, known globally for the handmade bobbin lace produced there, is also a thriving leisure destination with more than 500,000 visitors drawn to its castle, racecourse and the Living Museum of the Horse each year.
The main areas of production of handmade bobbin lace were in Devon around Honiton and in the East Midlands counties of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.
Bobbin lace making is a new offer for 2015, involving the intricate task of braiding thread to create delicate lace work.
Bread making are, from left: Jane Bickerton, Richard Bromley, Nikki Bromley and Kathy Aveyard, while left: Morag Haslam and Pamela Stevens |demonstrate bobbin lace making 041014ECRAFTS_02 PAUL WELCH
2 Israeli artist Talia Abraham's Metalace serving bowl is crafted of stainless steel ($105) but was inspired by late 17th-century Milanese bobbin lace.
This retreat is designed to give individuals and experience of the practice of making bobbin lace in a contemplative setting.
For fairgoers of a more non-mechanical bent, the fiber tent offers a look at alpaca wool and products, handmade bobbin lace and more.