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

Real design, stitches labeled

Posted by Claudia Crowley on February 22, 2021 at 4:03am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Firebird Lace Pattern by Andrea Ungethüm

Andrea Ungethüm from the "Chemnitzer Klöppelwerkstatt" has designed this beautiful firebird lace for reworking. The pattern is also available with an English description. Have a look at it!

 The English Version of the pattern is…

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Posted by Juliane on February 20, 2021 at 5:27am — 1 Comment

"Klöppeln mit Juliane" Issues of 2020

The exchange among each other and personal contact has been almost non-existent. Nevertheless, we have not given up and have published two "Klöppeln mit Juliane" booklets in small numbers. There are still a few copies left of the first booklet in 2020. If you are interested in these or in older booklets or would like to exchange ideas with me, please contact me at info@erzgebirgische-kloeppelspitze.de. I look forward to seeing you!

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Posted by Juliane on February 20, 2021 at 4:30am

First real piece done!

Thanks for all the encouragement, Lorelei! 

Top: net ground in tatting cotten

Upper left: diagonal drawn ground, size 30 Cebelia

Lower left: double fa99ot stitch, self thread & #30 Cebelia

Upper right: back stitch: #30 Cebelia

Lower right: 3-sided stitch: #20 Cebelia

Urn from top: Spaced satin stitch,…

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Posted by Claudia Crowley on February 20, 2021 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

 

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ID on some laces 5 Replies

Hello, Thank you so much for letting me join.I have a few pieces that I have been trying to identify.The one under glass I thought might be Teneriffe laceThe hanky a tape lace , Branscombe or…Continue

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I have learned a knot for use in outlining in pulled thread work, and don't know its name. I learned it from somebody's embroidery knot page, but whose? There are so many out there, plus all those…Continue

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