The link below will take you to a thought provoking article on the merits of hand made versus machine made. This is a serious issue for those of us pursuing the slow arts and as such is well worth the effort to read it in its entirety.
The Textile Blog: The Future Opportunities of Hand Production: "Lacemaking in Lefkara, Cyprus from Etsy on Vimeo . Today's article was to be on a different aspect of lace design. However, I was approa..."