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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.

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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…

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit until Jan 10, 2016

Exhibit titled:  Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution 1520-1620

This exhibit is well worth seeing if you have a couple of hours in New York City.   I was lucky to be in NYC for a long weekend and enjoyed viewing this exhibit. My husband found the entire exhibit very interesting and he is not a lacer!  It is only 2 galleries and the items are beautiful to view.   If the Christmas Tree is still up - that is special to see as well.   

Exhibit has only a…

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Posted by Chris Brill-Packard on January 3, 2016 at 4:30pm

Greetings

Happy New Year, Everybody! May your threads never break.

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Ohio Workshop April 15- 17, 2016; Louise Colgan teaching MIlanese & Bedfordshire

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Louise Colgan will be teaching Milanese and Bedfordshire lace east of Cleveland, OH, April 15 - 17, 2016.  A few spaces are available.  Contact dunlevey@windstream.net with questions.  See…

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Posted by Katherine Dunlevey on November 28, 2015 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

 

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