Pillow (cushion, tambourine) is a Bank-wrapped foam in several layers so that when injecting his didn't touch the banks. To do this, the foam layer should be not less than 5 cm, you first need to take a jar with a capacity of 1-2 liters, and for larger items (tablecloths, paths, etc.) take two 5-liter cans, fly with their necks towards each other and wrap very tightly with several layers of foam, then foam is contractible cloth.

The top is sewn a pillowcase, which is 1 cm wider than the cushion. This pillow cover when it is soiled you can remove and wash.

If there is no foam, the space between the can and a pillow case filled with sawdust, chaff, bran, hay, straw, etc., leveled and compacted. Wool and the fabric does not hold pins, so it is better not to apply.

Cushion (pillow) for sustainability is embedded in the box or mail order box of the appropriate size, but it is better to make him stand as "goat" (as for firewood) with a leg length of 70 cm.

Bobbin — a wooden stick with a neck for winding thread. The diameter of the bobbins to 10-14 mm, length 18.5 cm, the upper part is called head bobbin: 0.5-1 cm hollow thread, neck length 4-4,5 cm, diameter 5-6 mm; the rest — stick. The rod can be made of any material, the best — made of maple, oak, hornbeam, Linden. But it can be sanded, the spring rods of willow. At the beginning of the study, you will need 24 pieces (or 12 pairs) of bobbins.

Pins the metal, with a small head. You can apply decorative pins with plastic head. The best pins are made of brass, initially, it will take up to 100 pieces.

Thread — any, depending on lace. First weave the right thread cotton reel №№ 10, 12, 20.

A crochet hook with a small head of 1 mm, called "zero". You can use a loop and hooks for lifting loops on nylon stockings.

Rolling pins — technical, work the lace pattern on paper or cardboard. Pattern on Schalke pinned or marked with dots on the dense and elastic enough paper. Dots indicate where to stick the pins for the formation of the lace pattern. At the beginning of skolka lace pattern is drawn in ink or ink pencil for the job is not suitable, because it is obliterated and makes the work dirty. In the future, the skilled worker is guided by only one points pricked over or as they are called. To eyes less tired, it is recommended that cardboard or paper skolkov to take blue or green.

Rolling pins serves as a canvas for lace making. To receive emergency skolka at weaving under rolling pins enclose the same paper and in the process, piercing both layers, get a copy. The delineation of a need to thin lines. We must remember that the most important are points Nacala, and it is already possible to draw a lace pattern. In the manufacture of lace skolka requires great precision and accuracy.

How it is done will depend largely on the quality of the lace. To increase the service life of lace skolka, save it (as when tightening the thread, it breaks), embossed rolling pins is enclosed by a soft thick paper or cardboard. To increase the service life of skolka can, covering it with transparent polyethylene, oilcloth, is at the same time will protect the lace from contamination.

After repeated use skolka it can be refurbish, restore as follows: old rolling pins to put on a flat surface wrong side up. Smear it with hot boiled potatoes and immediately apply the newspaper. Rolling pins glued to the newspaper and can be reused.
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