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.
Part of my lace
is gone," said she, "and I do not know how I am to contrive.
In the bedroom Pollyanna found a flushed-faced, angry-eyed woman plucking at the pins that held a lace shawl in place.
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.
It takes the name of the East Devon town of Honiton, in the Southwest of England, where the finest lace
in all of Europe was produced.
Temporary exhibition on laces
embroideries of Cyprus.
In the European Middle Ages and the Renaissance loop braiding was the most important production method for braided laces
and bands and has been exercised by both professional craftsmen as well as in monasteries and private homes (Boutrup 2010; 2011).
As samples were sent to industrial exhibitions, like the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, Irish laces
began receiving international recognition, both positive and negative.
Other sites charge more for shipping than for the laces
Take your starting lace
and fold it in half to find the middle.
Put simply, the laces
look like a bow tie in the middle eyelets of a shoe and do not criss-cross before or after but go straight up the sides.
For centuries people have 'criss crossed' their laces
or done them up using the 'straight lace
' method and whilst they remain the strongest they are not the most efficient.