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Bobbin lace solid areas

These are dense areas of lace, used as a contrast to the ground. The German term is Vollwerk. There are different terms in English or French, depending on whether it is worked in cloth stitch or half stitch.

How to work solid cloth stitch
How to work solid half stitch

Torchon shapes

pic of lace Diamond
pic of lace Strip
pic of lace Zigzag
pic of lace Heart
pic of lace Triangle (straight vertical edge)
pic of lace Chevron pointing upwards (one worker pair, then two)
pic of lace Chevron pointing downwards (two worker pairs, then one)
pic of lace Flower

Other

pic of lace Joining shapes vertically (one above another)
pic of lace Joining shapes horizontally (side by side)
pic of lace Horizontal and vertical edges
pic of lace Corner of trail or tape

Other types of diamonds and other shapes

pic of lace Alternative treatment at pin
pic of lace Ground diamond
pic of lace Gravenmoer diamond
pic of lace Cross-over thin strips

Headsides

pic of lace Fan headside
pic of lace Picots and passives headside
pic of lace Trail

English Midland shape

pic of lace Bud (Bedfordshire spider)
pic of lace Raised tally

Footsides

pic of lace Cloth footside
pic of lace Winkie pin cloth footside