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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

"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

Cappuccino Star

This is called Cappuccino Star designed by Renulek.  Used Lizbeth size 20, snow white thread.  Again, brought it home to stiffen it.  Will bring a bottle of stiffener with me next time I go down to Florida.…

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

 

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French Chateau Laces 80 Replies

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

Started by J. Ames. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Jul 18.

2019 IOLI Convention

The convention is only 4 weeks away and it is going to be great. This year we have made arrangements to have a Pictorial Postmark available for the week. I have attached the information. It can also…Continue

Started by Patti Duff Jun 24.

Book donation 1 Reply

"I would like to donate some lacemaking books. I just want them to go to someone who would appreciate them. any advice?"Continue

Started by Linda Dumas. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Administrator Apr 19.

New to bobbin lace. First attempts. 12 Replies

Hello,I started trying to learn bobbin lace recently. Here is the same pattern worked in black linen and also silky shiny rayon thread. Now I'm going through some of the books I purchased, trying not…Continue

Started by Christina. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Administrator Mar 23.

 
 
 

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