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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

It's here! Intermediate and Advanced Patterns for Needle Lace!

https://www.flowersinthreads.com/post/intermediate-and-advanced-pattern-book-is-available

This book builds on the previous book for beginners. Learn new techniques and more complex workings of Turkish needle lace by following twelve flower patterns and their variations!…

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Posted by Victoria Ong on October 7, 2019 at 6:48pm

"Klöppeln mit Juliane" No 34 out now

Did you know that the lace magazine "Klöppeln mit Juliane" is also available in the US? Today I've sent a few copies of the latest issue to Scots Valley California. You can find some information about the content of this issue here on my blog page.

Posted by Juliane on August 31, 2019 at 9:45am — 1 Comment

I'm checking in again. My hand is better and now usable.

I am still having some issures with my hand, but so far I have done some tatting, so thats good. I have a couple new books now too.  One in tatting and the other in bobbin lace.  I don't recall weather I posted the tatting one before or not.   Now to get moving on them.  I'm still a bit slower with my hand, but at least it's working.…

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Posted by Barbara Gordon on July 18, 2019 at 3:32pm — 1 Comment

Stars In My Eyes..

This is one of the snowflakes I tatted while in Florida.  I used Lizbeth size 20 thread in Snow White.  Brought it home to stiffen and she will get next time I go down.  The design is by Lacemakermom and I got it through Etsy.…

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Posted by Barbara Gordon on April 7, 2019 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

 

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Hardanger Tutorial

This pdf file is a small sampler I designed a few years ago, for beginners. I offer it free. It contains the most commonly occuring elements, typical of Hardanger embroidery. Everyone is invited to use it for themselves or for their students. But I…
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Tussy-Mussy .

"very pretty. The leaf shapes -- did you do them as bobbined tallies, or as Cluny leaves?"
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Tatting flowers. My first ever tatting entry to a competition, and it won 2nd prize at IOLI Spokane…
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Western Reserve Lace Society

Hello Administrator,   I have updated the Western Reserve Lace Society website with the 2020 meeting dates.    I have them listed below.   Would this information be appropriate for this site?   Thank…Continue

Started by Chris Brill-Packard Dec 29, 2019.

Chrysanthemum Lace - what type would you call it

Hello Everyone,I had someone ask me what type of lace is Chrysanthemum Lace?  Also, what is the country of origin is Chrysanthemum lace?   I have never studied it so I could not answer her…Continue

Started by Chris Brill-Packard Dec 29, 2019.

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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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