Lucets are used to make strong cords for tying stays, breeches, hats and shoes. Many threads may be used but we have found 16/2 linen thread makes strong cord. Lucets were made in many shapes, sizes and styles but in general short handle lucets were more common during their early use as seen in needlework collections. There is controversy about the use of lucets any time prior to the early 19th century. Also available are directions for making lucet cord are included in The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing Book II.
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 May, 2007.