Definition of lacemaking in English:

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lacemaking

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪsˌmeɪkɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The activity or occupation of making lace.
Example sentences
  • Tatting materials are few; all you need for lacemaking is thread, a shuttle or needle, and patterns.
  • The development of lacemaking is based on the mastery of other textile handicrafts, primarily weaving and embroidery.
  • Although I have tried different ways of making lace, such as fine crochet, knitted lace and tatting, to me bobbin lacemaking has to be the most satisfying of all.

Derivatives

lacemaker

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪsˌmeɪkə/
noun
Example sentences
  • We have done homage to the old lacemakers of Haute-Loire.
  • Ah, mademoiselle's mother, perhaps, was a lacemaker.
  • This is the story of the intrepid lacemakers of Loughborough, whose struggle to earn a living took some of them to Devon, some of them to Calais, and finally - trapped between the poorhouses of England and the French Revolution of 1848-to a new life in the colonies of Australia.

Words that rhyme with lacemaking

pacemaking

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Line breaks: lace|mak¦ing

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