lace-making

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  • Most are connected with the town's development as a lace-making centre.
  • I think if it were not for those middle-men, lace-making would not be so bad. Cited from The Clever Woman of the Family, by Charlotte Yonge
  • It was once a busy fishing port and well known for its lace-making.
  • Examples of lace making, engineering and furniture making can still be found today.
  • It then became a centre of the lace-making industry.
  • The lace-making industry in Belgium, for example, fell entirely into the hands of children. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • He began his career while working in a lace-making factory, and doing shows in the evenings.
  • Helmdon had lace-making schools that taught girls the trade from an early age.
  • During that time period, most women could do needlework, so it was only a short step to lace-making.
  • We observed a number of pretty women in the streets and in the shops employed in lace making. Cited from After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819, by Frye
  • Sylvia did not even think of the lace-making until she brought down her pretty box to show to her mother and father. Cited from Yankee Girl at Fort Sumter, by Alice Turner Curtis
  • They also sold wood from the surrounding forests and practiced lace-making.
  • Prior to the nineteenth century agriculture and lace making were important local industries.
  • "Oh!" she said, and threw up a swift, brown look from the lace making. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • The village is primarily known for its tradition of intricate lace-making.
  • Lace-making, in regard to the health of the operatives, has one great advantage. Cited from International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. I, No. 4, July 22, 1850
  • It was a centre of local Northamptonshire lace-making until the early 20th century.
  • I know they were mourning because their lace-making had been neglected lately. Cited from Her Prairie Knight, by B. M. Bower
  • It would appear that Eye was at the centre of a localised lace making industry for many years.
  • The town developed around the lace-making and railway wagon industries in the nineteenth century.
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