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.
Information on the next IOLI convention-- http://laceioli.ning.com/group/international-organization-of-lace-inc/forum/topics/2015-ioli-convention
Devon's photo essay on Sansepolcro Saturday Night
Point ground proficiency program
Tape lace proficiency program
Other sites for IOLI.org
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
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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
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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.
Having a go at the modernist abstract. The thin crossways lines are how big the sections would appear in the frame, one at a time. I have the cloth in the frame (putting it in was a job). I'll draw the pattern on freehand because I'm tired of trying to figure out how big to print it, converting pixels into inches and so on. Then mailing it to myself, downloading to the other computer, opening in Irfanview and printing on the laser printer, and finally tracing it.
The pulled-work on…Continue
Posted by Claudia Crowley on September 21, 2021 at 4:29pm
I don't know how this would work out for pulled thread, but I like it. I got the amoeba-looking parts by staring at a blank screen and drawing around the shapes that appeared on it. Somewhat like seeing pictures in the random dots on a popcorn ceiling, or the lines and splotches in marble. When the shapes appear to be real things, such as faces, it's called pareidolia. I don't know what you'd call seeing coherent, but random, shapes like this.…Continue
I tried "pulled thread" and got "drawn thread" (of course). No "pulled fabric" or "drawn fabric" either.
No "Dresden lace." No "deflected thread embroidery" (!what a name).
No "Ayrshire work" or "lace" or "embroidery." Just "sewed muslin," which is different.
"Embroidered lace" talks about embroidery on various net materials.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitework_embroidery includes drawn thread…Continue
The historic Ipswich lace samples we have from Ipswich MA from 1789-1790 use whole stitch CTCT kat stitch as the ground. So, I am assuming that was the normal way of making that ground at that place…Continue
Started by Karen Thompson. Last reply by Mary Mangan Nov 1.
Have any of you found a good way to keep balls of thread (pearl cotton, cordonnet, tatting thread, etc.) clean, dry, and tangle-free while traveling, taking them to Lace Days, etc.? I'm thinking of…Continue
Started by Trinity. Last reply by Claudia Crowley Jul 5.