Rawdon had found the lace and the brocade in old wardrobes, the property of the former ladies of the house, and had quietly carried the goods home, and had suited them to her own little person.
trembling, and coaxing with smiles the husband by your side, who does not know the new velvet gown from the old one, or the new bracelet from last year's, or has any notion that the ragged-looking yellow lace scarf cost forty guineas and that Madame Bobinot is writing dunning letters every week for the money!
If these bits of pasteboard had been beautiful pictures, or had had a hundred yards of Malines lace rolled round them, worth twice the number of guineas, Becky could not have regarded them with more pleasure.
No eyelashes could be more beautiful than Hetty's; and now, while she walks with her pigeonlike stateliness along the room and looks down on her shoulders bordered by the old black lace, the dark fringe shows to perfection on her pink cheek.
We know she had to tap twice, because Hetty had to put out her candles and throw off her black lace scarf; but after the second tap the door was opened immediately.
You see I'd dressed her up in a perfectly lovely lace
shawl I found up-stairs, and I'd fixed her hair and put on a rose, and she looked so pretty.
She crocheted yards of laces
for her underwear, and made Battenberg in abundance for her table and for the bureau.
Now that "Suits" star Meghan Markle is planning her wedding with Prince Harry, many people wonder - will she choose a lace
wedding gown as well?
is made with bobbins using very fine thread.
The label, founded by designer Han Chong, specialises in lace
frocks - but not the frumpy floral kind.
Workable with any basic tank pattern, this simple nightgown hack was the perfect opportunity on two fronts: to get comfortable with stretch lace
and to use up sheer stash fabrics in useful ways.
Cyprus has a very rich tradition of embroidery and lace
, right back to mediaeval times," explains curator Demetra Papanikola-Bakirtzi.
Jessica wows in a waisted midi dress in bright lace
Kimberley Walsh New mum Kim looks gorgeous in an all-over lace
One of these laces
, worked with five loops, is also a lace
variety found in Lengberg (e.