For those who love hand made lace.
For those who want to learn how to make lace, identify lace, design lace, who collect lace, study lace and lace history.
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.
Devon's photo essay on Sansepolcro Saturday Night
Point ground proficiency program
Tape lace proficiency program
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
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
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.
Cathy's book 'Needlelace Designs and Techniques' has now been reprinted and is available direct from her at a price of £26.50 plus postage and packing. Cathy's contact details are www.catherinebarley.com. This book contains lots of projects which have colour photographs as well as stitch instructions together with diagrams and lots of useful information. This book is suitable for both beginners and the more experienced.
Posted by Maureen Bromley on March 5, 2014 at 8:10am
Lace material, especially the lace that is used for bridal gowns, is difficult to clean without ruining. The material will stain easily if cleaned wrong, fall apart if cleaned with harsh chemicals or not retain the same softness and beauty the lace bridal gown was purchased for. If you're not going to take your bridal gown to a professional dry cleaner, there are very specific ways that you should clean it to ensure it isn't ruined.…
Posted by lucy smith on December 1, 2013 at 11:49pm
I have just heard about the passing of Jan Stawasz on the 21st of this month, and I am in total shock.
Such a talented man who had so many things/patterns to pass on to us all. I have both of his books, and I be forever grateful that I had heard about him. Only 66 years of age, and already gone to all of us.
He will be greatly missed. My prayers to out to him and his family. I…Continue
Posted by Barbara Gordon on November 28, 2013 at 4:44am
I am looking for a book of designs done by B. Cook. I had seen where someone had done this one pattern (will enclose), and so I went on a search, but so far no luck. I wonder if anyone can help…Continue
Started by Barbara Gordon. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Feb 5.