The proposed topic for this next project is collections.
My immediate reaction was to consider the collection of antique lace bobbins which belonged to my aunt with which she worked beautiful pieces of handmade lace.
A small selections of my lace bobbins:
I really loved the above and playing around with the bobbins to find pleasing patterns but then came to realise that these are beautifully worked in fine crochet! I needed to think again!
I still had plenty to chose from and kept coming back to this piece, given to me by my aunt:
And then somehow incorporated within the piece of lace: