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Describe lace
A fine, open fabric of mesh or net which can be patterned.
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How is bobbin lace traditionally produced?
By hand, using pins on a pillow around which the lace bobbins work the lace.
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How is embroidery lace made?
Made by hand or machine by working an embroidered pattern onto a ground fabric.
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How is the ground removed?
By cutting it away or using a burnt-out technique.
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How is raschel lace produced?
Made on a warp-knitting machine.
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What is lace used for?
Curtains, bedspreads and decorative edging on garments.
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How is braid made?
By the diagonal interlacing of at least 2 sets of warp yarns.
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What is braid used for?
Trimmings and ribbons.
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What is crotchet?
A hand-made chain of loops, produced from a single thread using a hook.
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How can crotchet fabric be made?
By linking the chains of loops.
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What is crotchet used to make?
Make accessories such as bags and hats.
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How is leno made?
Where 2 warp yarns are twisted around the weft.
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What are the weft yarns interwoven through?
Interwoven through holes created by twisted warp yarns.
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What is leno weave used to make?
Tulle, net, gauze e.t.c for blouses, skirts, dresses and saris.
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How is macramé made?
By twisting, plaiting and knotting the yarns to form complex designs.
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What is used in macramé?
Square knots and hitches.
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What can macramé be made from?
Cotton, leather, hemp, yarn.
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What can macramé be used for?
trimmings, jewellery, decorations and costumes.
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How is bobbin lace traditionally produced?

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By hand, using pins on a pillow around which the lace bobbins work the lace.

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How is embroidery lace made?

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Card 4

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How is the ground removed?

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Card 5

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How is raschel lace produced?

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