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.

Information on the next IOLI convention--  http://laceioli.ning.com/group/international-organization-of-lace-inc/forum/topics/2015-ioli-convention

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

Bobbin lace hat

You know how sometimes the obvious hits you? That happened to me last night. I realized that my Mom's 60th birthday is coming up in 10days. What to give for such an important milestone to a person who loves hats? Of course a hat. Many many years ago my Mom bought me a pricking for a hat. But I never got around to making it, after all it is quite the undertaking. But last night I pulled it out, taped it together and put the first part on the pillow. There are three parts the top, sides, and the… Continue

Posted by Dagmar Beckel-Machyckova on January 3, 2015 at 6:19pm — 3 Comments

2015

To all our members -- a happy new year in 2015. May your threads never break.

Posted by Administrator on January 1, 2015 at 2:40pm

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

 

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Administrator commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Jo - That's a really good page."
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Jo Edkins commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"The different types of footside are described here, with (moving)…"
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"IOLI's pinterest page has photos of relevant lace types, and a map of the…"
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Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"It just depends what you want to do with the lace when it is completed. Winkie pins (they way you…"
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"Elizabeth, I will admit, I did not do the cloth stitch lessons here.  And for books, I only…"
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Elizabeth Ligeti commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Ok, you do the twist before the cross - that is fine - Continental way, I know it as!!!  What…"
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"It did come out quite well. When sewing out the biggest problem is how to hide the ends. There are…"
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Roger Turnbough commented on Administrator's group Bobbinlace Beginners
"Hi everyone, Just finished up Lesson 3 and got all the pins out of it.  All in all I would…"
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"How to draw a spiral and make it into a tape strip for applique. Really quite…"
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Arzhela LE MAITRE commented on Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"Yes, we normally use the brand lin au chinois 18/3 for the gimp- It's the same we use to make…"
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Administrator commented on Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"Arzhela Do you remember what kind of linen you used for the gimp? The particular brand?"
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"Stephanie Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software…"
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Jean Leader commented on Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"Bucks Point is usually made with slightly thicker threads than those used for Tonder and Bayeux -…"
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Helen Bell commented on Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"I've heard of a linen gimp in Tonder, but I've not heard of it in Bucks, so I wonder if…"
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Arzhela LE MAITRE commented on Administrator's group Point Ground Laces
"Hello everybody, I learnt bobbin lace  with Florence in Conservatoire de Bayeux and we always…"
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Resizing a Pattern 3 Replies

I was wondering how to go about resizing a pattern. I was wondering how others adjust patterns for different thread sizes.  I have a scanner/copier/printer but it does not have the features to adjust…Continue

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Started by Brenda Tryon. Last reply by Johanna Brown Jan 21.

What's the best way to finish lace ornaments for hanging? 8 Replies

I have a question. I'm making cute little bird ornaments for my friends for Christmas. I've been starching the heck out of them but they still tend to go limp and sad after a few hours, what's the…Continue

Started by Misty Rae McAnally. Last reply by Administrator Jan 15.

Help me identify these 2 lace pieces 3 Replies

Good Morning everyone,This morning I was wandering around on Facebook, and found this group of Lace Makers,Grupo artesanas del bolilloLooking thru the many many pictures they have posted, I kept…Continue

Started by Roger Turnbough. Last reply by Roger Turnbough Jan 10.

Emberoidered Santa!! 1 Reply

Hello Guys,          I love hand made things but i also prefer emberoidered things as well. On this christmas eve, I have made a dress and stich a logo of santa which looks so pretty.I love my…Continue

Started by adele. Last reply by Administrator Dec 17, 2014.

 
 
 

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