This versatile technique is seen from very early medieval period right through to the twentieth century and on all kinds of linen items.
C. Claridge translates some gorgeous but cryptic Victorian instructions into modern-style knitting and crochet diagrams, and then tries them out.
Lace fabric makes dazzling headwear for many historical periods. Here are several projects that use lace fabric to its full advantage.
No matter how good a garment is, it can always be improved by adding some lace. Izabela looks at Punto in Aria and bobbin lace.
Details on where to get quality materials to re-create all kinds of extant ruffs, collars, smocks, shifts and chemises.
Following a reader request, here's a brief tour of several websites that carry good quality, not-too-expensive new laces and trims.