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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

Trials and tribulations of a beginner....

Hi everyone! Just wanted to use my first blog to introduce myself, and sort of state where I currently am on my lace making adventure.



A couple of weeks ago I went to Bruges for four days. Amazing place, really beautiful! But with one major problem. every other shop there is a lace shop, and I was wandering around going 'I want to learn to make this!!' By the end of the second day there, I gave in and went onto Amazon and bought the House of Dorchester Lace-making kit, which arrived… Continue

Posted by Averil White on March 13, 2015 at 2:59am — 1 Comment

Pictures of lace

In my small town a founding families home is now a small museum. They display some of Mrs. Borst's clothing. I was thrilled to find these dresses. I was told she ordered her clothing from overseas. I know the black dress has some type of tape lace and the other piece is Irish crochet. I am not sure on the blue dress what type it is , can someone tell me? Also how old does does magazines have to be for the copyright to no longer be valid. I have several old magazines. The one I am holding in…

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Posted by Rosemarie Chapman on March 7, 2015 at 5:10pm — 4 Comments

My activity at this site

I just 're-discovered' this group/blog/website/ or whatever it is again today.  Please be advised that I rarely have the time to pop into all the sites that I would like to.  Thus, if you want to get in touch with me, email me at:  k.bovard@yaho.com.

You can also keep up with what I'm doing via my website:   www.TheShuttleSmith.com

Sincerely,

Karen Bovard

The ShuttleSmith

Omaha, NE

Posted by Karen Bovard on February 2, 2015 at 10:33am

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

 

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French Chateau Laces 24 Replies

French Chateau Laces                © J. Ames 2013Imagine owning 18 chateaux! This is the happy circumstance of a lace collector in Maine.Rarely do we have an opportunity to view laces of such…Continue

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The online community has not failed to rally in support of a young girl who is the victim of cyber bullying.Senior Kristen Layne, like many other girls, went to the internet to try selling her…Continue

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