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Punched cards for lacemaking
Going back to the past to survive

Cluny sold off its modern Raschel machines - the huge, computer-driven automatons which now make mass-produced lace a relatively cheap product across the world.

And decided to rely on its old, 19th-Century Leavers machines, which make lace of an intricacy that is hard to copy.

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I LOVE it--except for the part where they can't get new staff.... :-(

Done yesterday (20100905 Su)

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