This first one is when the last of the regular size bobbins was to be changed for a miniature one.
She already had some cookies within reach, and sitting in front of the window assured her of daylight to work by.
As with any craft, you get dozens of bits and bobs when making lace. And what better way then to store them in the big frontdrawer.
cissors, unused bobbins, threads and prickings.
The inset can slide from left to right, or even taken out to get to the back compartiment.
And when not in use, just close the drawer and all is neat.
When I carved the sides of the roll, it thougt it would be nice to let the design return in the sides of the stand. The carving and fretwork was done without the use of machines. It's all done by hand.
Even the back has three drawers, the middle one can be used to store the lace dustfree while continuing making bobbinlace.
The bobbins I'de made out of coctailprickers using a scalpel, and then giving them a french polisch.
The edginglace is done by a design of Roz Snowden.