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

IOLI

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

2016

Wishing a happy holiday season to all our members. May your new year be full of lace.

Posted by Administrator on December 24, 2016 at 5:12pm

Just to let you know.....

I've had surgery on my neck last Tuesday the 24th.   Lots of arthritis.  He had to take out each disc, clean it up, put it back in with new spacer bars between them.  Right now....it doesn't feel good at all...!!  Lots of pain today, must be healing...ha, ha!

Hope to get back into things in maybe a week or so...I hope.  Will be thinking of all the projects your doing and I'm not...!

Later friends...

Barbara

I still want to make this…

Continue

Posted by Barbara Gordon on August 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Hinojosa Lace...‏

I've seen and heard enough now about the Hinojosa Lace that I have ordered one of the books on it.  Spanish braid lace "Witchstitch" I is the one that I've ordered.  Thanks to Carolina's site I was able to see some of what is in this one ahead of time and the other books also.  Not making any promises here, but I want to make that one stitch and because of that I made some advancement.   I was told that the one stitch I want to do could be made in some of the Milanese Lace, but why not…

Continue

Posted by Barbara Gordon on June 16, 2016 at 7:01am — 2 Comments

New group on Facebook--for UFOs

Some of us have started a group on Facebook for those of us challenged by UFOs--UnFinished Objects. The group is the Craft UFOs Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1674307326156108/.  "Craft" in the name is our indication that craftsmen in all areas are welcome, although since it was started by lacemakers, there are mostly lacemakers in it right now. However, many lacemakers have already confessed to closets full of…

Continue

Posted by Nancy A. Neff on January 10, 2016 at 4:43pm — 1 Comment

 

Latest Activity

Administrator left a comment for Cynthia D Juel
"Cynthia Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works.…"
Saturday
Charlotte Cottingham left a comment for Deborah Beever
"Hi Debbie,  Am having a hard time contacting you Please Call me, Left my number on your cell…"
Friday
Jamie Morris-Haley updated their profile
Jan 10
Administrator left a comment for Jamie Morris-Haley
"Jamie Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works.…"
Jan 10
Administrator replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Lorene Glad to help. Most of us have been doing lace for many years, 35 in my case. I started and…"
Jan 10
Georgia Seitz commented on Administrator's group Identification-History
"Thanks for those suggestions."
Jan 10
Lorene replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Thank you sooo much! Wow you have tons of knowledge. Thank you again for all of your help and…"
Jan 10
Helen Bell commented on Administrator's group Identification-History
"I wondered if it was a type of heavy machine lace.  The wheels are woven around, so…"
Jan 10
Georgia Seitz commented on Administrator's group Identification-History
"Carolyn Groves has asked for help in determining the method used to create this collar. I do not…"
Jan 9
Administrator left a comment for Helen Nelson
"Helen Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works.…"
Jan 9
Linda S Davies replied to Shirley L. Hays's discussion Different Methods of Shuttle Tatting in the group Tatting
"Shirley, your tatting is just fine (great video). It doesn't matter in the slightest how you…"
Jan 9
Jill Schwartz replied to Jill Schwartz's discussion Help with Needlepoint Lace ID in the group Identification-History
"Lorelei,  I am surprised at the first and 3rd photos being chemical lace ...never would have…"
Jan 8
Administrator replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"P.S. I also have Paliser. But her book is very old, and while she was trying to be a scholar, I…"
Jan 8
Administrator replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Some similar needle lace elements. one            two   …"
Jan 8
Administrator replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"This photo has the needle lace elements. The motifs in the blue rings and green rings are needle…"
Jan 8
Administrator replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"I agree with Helen. This is a Duchesse bobbin lace, of a kind often called "Brussels…"
Jan 8
Georgia Seitz replied to Patti Duff's discussion 21st Annual Tatting Workshp in the group Tatting
"Hmm the t-shirt is much more feminine looking than usual. Good choice."
Jan 8
Devon Thein replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Yes, it would be attached after the lace was finished, often using very beautiful hand joining…"
Jan 8
Lorene replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Thank you so much Devon.. you know I think you are right. I was wondering why it had such an odd…"
Jan 8
Lorene replied to Lorene's discussion Lace Collar~ Totally Lost in the group Identification-History
"Wow... Thank you so much Helen. Thank you again for sharing your knowledge on both lace and the…"
Jan 8

Forum

Lace TableCloth Identification 1 Reply

Hello, I recently acquired this gorgeous tablecloth but I need help in identifying the type of lace. Thank you so much,BobbieContinue

Started by Bobbie Eccles. Last reply by Administrator Jan 3.

Looking for a book....pattern! 6 Replies

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

Tags: Bridget Cook pattern, bobbin lace pattern

Started by Barbara Gordon. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Jan 2.

Polish lace

Thank you to whomever posted the links to the Polish lace site! After I successfully downloaded the patterns, I printed them out but now I'm concerned that they are not the correct scale. Does anyone…Continue

Started by Susan Hottle Nov 16, 2016.

Ning fee 8 Replies

I just found out today that ning is raising their annual hosting free from $239.90 to $588. Up til now the IOLI has been paying our fee. I have written to them about this. There is, of course, the…Continue

Started by Administrator. Last reply by Administrator Nov 7, 2016.

 
 
 

Translate This Site

Photos

Loading…

Notes

HOW THE SOFTWARE WORKS

Created by Administrator Jan 19, 2012 at 7:07pm. Last updated by Administrator Dec 9, 2014.

PHOTOS

Created by Administrator Jan 19, 2012 at 7:29pm. Last updated by Administrator Sep 2, 2014.

How to Post a Long Article

Created by Administrator Mar 7, 2013 at 4:47pm. Last updated by Administrator Mar 7, 2013.

COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

Created by Administrator Jan 19, 2012 at 6:58pm. Last updated by Administrator Dec 20, 2012.

How to embed a video on the IOLI site

Created by Tatman Jan 25, 2012 at 3:26pm. Last updated by Administrator Jan 25, 2012.

Groups

Members

Badge

Loading…

Other Events

Laurie Waters has a very substantial EVENTS list on lacenews.

http://lacenews.net/lace-event-calendars/).   

EU Cookie Directive

© 2017   Created by Administrator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service