lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad.
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- bobbin and fly frame,
- bobbin and joan,
- bobbin turning,
- bobble hat
Also called pillow lace.
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lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
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