Building on this, she explores lacemaking in the area, how it was taught and the equipment use.
However, the lacemakers who were producing lace needed a way sell their lace and Carol explores the Sidmouth Lace Dealers & Manufacturers who retailed lace and provided a market for the makers to reach their buyers.
Devon lace has, for a long time been connected with Royal gifts and there is listing of notable lace that was gifted.
All in all, this is one of those books you will devour in one go and then put on your bedside table so you can dip in and longinly look at the photos and re-read chapters.
What works well?
I'm the lace bee and these are my books
With currently over 400 books and about the same number of individual patterns, I have an enviable library. So here are some of my books.