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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

Learn Needle Lace in Chagrin Falls, Ohio March 30-31st!

I've been invite to teach needle lace by a group of lovely ladies in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. If you are interested in joining us for an all weekend class at the end of March, please send registration to Katherine Dunlevey, 11550 Colchester Drive, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 dunlevey1155@windstream.net 

Hope to meet other lace…

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Posted by Victoria Ong on January 22, 2019 at 10:37am

Learn Needle Lace and Other Fiber Arts at Midwest Fiber- Frolic!

If you've been interested in learning needle lace for some time, check out the Midwest Fiber- Frolic event in Milwaukee, or visit the Empty Bottle's Handmade Market in Chicago during the Spring.

https://www.flowersinthreads.com/blog/happy-holidays-handmade-market-chicago-at-empty-bottle-and-midwest-fiber-frolic

Posted by Victoria Ong on December 30, 2018 at 8:58am

Left Handed, Right Handed - How To Approach Needle Lace

Hi All,

I wrote about the best thing to do if you are left handed, as most books and users including myself are right-handed.

https://www.flowersinthreads.com/blog/left-to-right-or-right-to-left

Posted by Victoria Ong on November 16, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Needle and Threads Sizes

https://www.flowersinthreads.com/blog/needle-and-thread-sizes

If you are curious how thread size affects needle lace projects, check out my post.

Posted by Victoria Ong on November 12, 2018 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

 

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