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.
Devon's photo essay on Sansepolcro Saturday Night
Point ground proficiency program
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.
Lace material, especially the lace that is used for bridal gowns, is difficult to clean without ruining. The material will stain easily if cleaned wrong, fall apart if cleaned with harsh chemicals or not retain the same softness and beauty the lace bridal gown was purchased for. If you're not going to take your bridal gown to a professional dry cleaner, there are very specific ways that you should clean it to ensure it isn't ruined.…
Posted by lucy smith on December 1, 2013 at 11:49pm
I have just heard about the passing of Jan Stawasz on the 21st of this month, and I am in total shock.
Such a talented man who had so many things/patterns to pass on to us all. I have both of his books, and I be forever grateful that I had heard about him. Only 66 years of age, and already gone to all of us.
He will be greatly missed. My prayers to out to him and his family. I…Continue
Posted by Barbara Gordon on November 28, 2013 at 4:44am
We had our retreat at the Sienna Center in Racine, WI. We have been going there now for a few years at least. They surprised us with a brand new retreat building this year...so nice!
There were about nine of us this year. I have done Bucks Point before, but it's been a long time, and I could tell that my eyes have changed a bit. Here are a few of our pillows taken during the first full day. Having trouble getting these pictures to line up right. One lady finished her strip, but…Continue
Posted by Barbara Gordon on October 31, 2013 at 12:14pm
We must be aware of copyright issues. Posting a whole pattern from a book written by someone else is a copyright violation. There is an issue of "fair use". But I'm not sure how, exactly, that is defined in our situation. We can post patterns if the copyright is expired. Recently we have seen several whole patterns posted from recent books or magazines and we really should not do that. We try to talk to each other about how to work a particular pattern and we do…Continue
Posted by Administrator on October 22, 2013 at 7:00pm
I have been trying to discipline myself and resist the temptation of learning bobbin lace - it is such an amazing field. Well, as luck would have it I am currently in Belgium and need your input on…Continue
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