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bobbin lace

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

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


n.
lace made by hand with bobbins of thread.
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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
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There will be a cafe, sales table and children's quiz and also a display of vestments, an ongoing demonstration of bobbin lace making and the organ will be played at intervals, with those interested given the opportunity to see how it works.
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Making bobbin lace is usually considered the domain of women.Matej Pisca, one of the organizers, grew up seeing his mother make bobbin lace.
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 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.
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The dress took four months to create and involved handmaking bobbin lace to recreate the period detail.