When we were travelling through Sri Lanka I met Sri Romi, in Tissamaharama who taught me the extremely time consuming, the intricate and delicate traditional craft of making lace.
I’ve always been a fan of lace. Amazed at the fine detail and delicate nature, it brings a certain sense of luxury to any piece of fabric. As a confident crocheter, I’ve still never been able to make a big enough piece of lace because it takes FOREVER!
The method Sri Romi uses is called Bobbin Lace. Using thin cotton thread she weaves, twists and braids each strand to create beautiful pieces of fabric.Read More