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
These are all included in this site. Click on GROUPS
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.
I've seen and heard enough now about the Hinojosa Lace that I have ordered one of the books on it. Spanish braid lace "Witchstitch" I is the one that I've ordered. Thanks to Carolina's site I was able to see some of what is in this one ahead of time and the other books also. Not making any promises here, but I want to make that one stitch and because of that I made some advancement. I was told that the one stitch I want to do could be made in some of the Milanese Lace, but why not…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Posted by Chris Brill-Packard on January 3, 2016 at 4:30pm
We have a beautiful collection of antick laces and it's always a great pleasure to show it for friends. If a member of IOLI come in France (Normandy) we would be happy to exhibit our laces for him…Continue
Started by Bouvot Michel et Claudette. Last reply by Administrator Aug 20.
Our granddaughter (19 years), would visit the USA. She will be accompanied by Claudette Bouvot, her grandmother ( lace maker). She would like to visit Los Angeles, and see especially Universal…Continue
Started by Bouvot Michel et Claudette. Last reply by Bouvot Michel et Claudette Aug 4.