For those who want to learn how to make lace, identify lace, design lace, who collect lace, study lace and lace history.

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Tonder lace made by Doris Southard

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF LACE, INC.

http://www.internationalorganizationoflace.org/     The International Organization of Lace, Inc., (formerly The International Old Lacers, Inc.), an organization of predominantly north American members, is sponsoring this network for anyone who loves to talk about handmade lace.  Their official website has information on how to join their organization, about their officers, lending library, and annual conventions. Membership in the International Organization of  Lace, Inc. is not required for participation or membership in laceioli (this site). 

Other IOLI pages on our site:

IOLI group on our network.

What are conventions like?  Look here for current discussions.  Look here too.

Devon's photo essay on Sansepolcro Saturday Night

Point ground proficiency program

Tape lace proficiency program

Other sites for IOLI.org

https://www.facebook.com/iolilace ;

http://www.pinterest.com/iolilace/

KINDS OF LACE, DIFFERENT TYPES OF LACE

Bobbin lace,bobbinlace

Needle lace, needlepoint lace, needlelace, punto in aria

Tatted lace, tatting

Irish crochet, crochet lace

Knitted lace, lace knitting

Embroidery on net, embroidery on hexagonal net, Limerick lace, needlerun lace, tambour lace, tulle embroidery, Lierse lace,Coggeshall lace

Mixed tape lace, Battenberg lace, Branscombe point, Princess lace, Romanian needlepoint lace

Carrickmacross lace

Hardanger Embroidery

Filet lace, lacis, embroidery on knotted square net, filet guipure, filet lacis

Sol lace, Teneriffe lace, Tenerife lace, Nanduti, Nandhuti

Lace history, lace identification, bobbin lace history, history of bobbin lace, kinds of lace

Free patterns, bobbin lace patterns, lace patterns, tatting patterns, free tatting patterns

These are all included in this site.  Click on GROUPS

Some Kinds of Bobbin Lace

Torchon bobbin lace

Point ground bobbin lace, Bucks point lace, Tønder lace, Bayeux lace, Chantilly lace, Blonde bobbin lace, Beveren lace

Bedfordshire bobbin lace, Beds bobbin lace, Thomas Lester lace

Cluny bobbin lace, LePuy guipure, continental guipure, LePuy bobbin lace

Maltese bobbin lace

Continental straight lace, Binche lace, Valenciennes lace, Flanders bobbin lace, Paris bobbin lace, Mechlin lace

Freehand lace, Scania lace

Bobbin tape lace, braid lace, Russian tape lace, Schneeberger, Idrija, Hinojosa, Milanese

Brussels bobbin lace, Duchesse lace, Rosaline bobbin lace, Withof bobbin lace

Bruges bloomwork bobbin lace, Chrysanthemum lace

Mirecourt bobbin lace

Honiton bobbin lace

Bobbin lace patterns, free bobbin lace patterns

Bobbin lace lessons, bobbin lace tutorial, learn how to make bobbin lace    Look here.

These are all included in this site.  Click on GROUPS.

Blog Posts

Guild of Needlelaces AGM 11th October 2014

The Guild of Needlelaces has now held its Lace Day and AGM for this year.    They had workshops, troubleshooters to help with problems and an exhibition on display, just to mention a few.   Although I could not attend the event, I have seen several reports which makes me envious that I was not there.     If you want to read more about the event, then click onto Needlelacetalk or the Guild of Needlelaces website www.guildofneedlelaces.org where…

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Posted by Maureen Bromley on October 16, 2014 at 3:51am

Needlelace Designs and Techniques by Catherine Barley

A reminder that the above book will be on sale at Wolds Lacemakers Lace Day on the 27th September at Cottingham Road Baptist Church Chanterlands Avenue Hull HU5 4AY UK.  Entrance fee is £3.50 and there is  parking available.   But bring a packed lunch.  We will also be having a talk on needlelace in the afternoon by Anne Weston of Needlepaws on 21st Contemporary Lace as well as a talk in the morning on Ripon Lace (Yorkshire)  by Mary Moseley and Avril Edmondson.     Suppliers will be in…

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Posted by Maureen Bromley on September 12, 2014 at 3:39am

Guild of Needlelaces AGM 11th October 2014

The Guild of Needle Laces is trying something different for its annual open day and AGM this year on Saturday 11th October 2014 at Harvey Road School, Harvey Road, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, WD3 3BN from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

The theme of the day is 'A Needlelace Experience' where members of the Guild  and the public can share their needlelace experience.

There will be three workshops tutored by some of our best needlelacers. The workshops will run all day and must be booked in…

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Posted by Maureen Bromley on August 5, 2014 at 4:10am

Interviews and articles on my lace ground research

My research work on bobbin lace grounds was recently featured in some local media:

Torch Alumni Magazine (page 8 of 2014 Spring Issue)

Interview on CBC radio show North by North West (starts at 23:50 in recording)…

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Posted by Veronika Irvine on May 21, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

 

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I would like to purchase a lace pillow like a cookie shape as I like to do roundals, also I do lengths of laces and would love to have the roller part too. I have seen them on the internet both…Continue

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Hello, Here's a little piece that am wondering if it is possibly handmade Alencon? And any ideas about the edging lace? Type? Machine or handmade? The triangle measures 10" across and 4.75" at the…Continue

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