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Traditional Bedfordshire Lace

 Author: Barbara Underwood  Category: Bedfordshire  Publisher: Ruth Bean  Published: 01/11/2012  ISBN: 978-0903585248

Bedfordshire lace, its history, and its fine and varied designs [particularly those of Thomas Lester and his sons, lace-dealers in Bedford for nearly a century] have attracted growing interest and many new practitioners in recent years. One attraction of the Bedfordshire technique is its flexibility, which offers the lace-maker a certain freedom in deciding the method of working.