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

Danmarks store hjerte

Wie weet waarin ik dit Tonder patroon in kan vinden?

Posted by Willy van Vugt on April 29, 2015 at 7:29am

Links to 2 of my blogs of my embroidery & lace etc;

http://my embroideryworld.blogspot.co.nz

http://mynewembroideryworld.blogspot.co.nz

Hope you enjoy viewing my work. Love viewing all of yours!

Posted by Lynette Hale on April 2, 2015 at 10:07pm

The Guild of Needlelaces Annual Lace Day and AGM 10th October 2015

The Guild of Needlelaces is holding its Annual Lace Day and AGM on the 10th October 2015 10.a.m to 4.p.m. at Harvey Road School, Harvey Road, Croxley Green Hertfordshire WD3 3BN UK.   Admission is £4.00 and there is free parking with tea and coffee available all day.    However please bring a packed lunch.  The workshops available this year are Ruskin Lace with Anne Weston, Tenerife Lace with Rosemary Turner and A Free standing Snowdrop with Judith Bailey.    The workshops are £10.00 each…

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Posted by Maureen Bromley on March 30, 2015 at 4:11am

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

 

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