And mine," added Sancho; "for I never in all my life saw a lace-maker
that died for love; when damsels are at work their minds are more set on finishing their tasks than on thinking of their loves.
Eileen was also a keen lace-maker
and a long-serving member of the White Rose Guild of Lace-Makers
; she played at Longley Park Golf Club, where she took on a number of offi-cial roles; and after her retirement in 1991 she joined Huddersfield Family History Society, becoming its secretary.
Robertson learned lace-making from a lace-maker
who studied in Le Puy, France.
wives got fed up with finding the wrong vino-fuelled bloke trying to get his key in the wrong lock.
The number of petals mark the skill of the lace-maker
, I remembered hearing somewhere.
Wandering around the fishing village of Peniche on the same stretch of Silver Coast, I'd come across a statue of a lace-maker
, fingers busy with dozens of bobbins, her skirt delicately carved with the kind of tracery you could imagine her nimble fingers creating.
Born in 1800 in Derbyshire, she became a lace-maker
and married a miner.
Her father did some soldiering while the mother, a spinner and lace-maker
, became the mainstay.
Next to search out is the parchment patterns, usually about a foot in length, which gives the lace-maker
a template for his or her work.
AT ITS last meeting of 2017, members of the Loughborough Archaeological and Historical Society (LAHS) were treated to an insight into the walking journey to Tiverton which local man Ian Porter undertook, when he followed in the footsteps of local lace-makers
While Christina herself has recently returned from her first set of interviews with the phythkiotiko weavers of Phyti, the other three team members are currently interviewing traditional basket weavers of Livadia, and pipilla lace-makers
You'll pass through genuine gems like Killorglin, Glenbeigh, with its marvellous sandy beach, Waterville, Sneem and the lace-makers