For those who love hand made lace.
Bridget Cook THE TORCHON LACE WORKBOOK, St. Martin's Press, New York 1989. A book for learning torchon.
Lorelei Halley TORCHON BOBBIN LACE LESSONS, self published 2001
Lorelei Halley TORCHON BOBBIN LACE PATTERNSn self published. This one is 75% easy patterns, suitable for someone who just completed a torchon course. Available from my website page My Books and Patterns. See my profile page for link.
Robin Lewis 101 TORCHON PATTERNS, Dryad, London 1988 Just patterns and diagrams
Beryl Gorse STRAIGHT LACED self published, no date 1980s? 12 torchon insertions, all with corners. Pretty and graceful designs.
Roz Snowden MINIATURE BOBBIN LACE. 1998. Torchon designs doll house scale. Of course they can be enlarged. More than 2 dozen pretty designs.
Elsa van Baarens and Christie Wareham-Norfolk TORCHON LACE PATTERNS and TORCHON LACE PATTERNS 2. available from www.panachelace.com.au - Christie Wareham-Norfolk is the supplier. in West Australia. Soft covered A4 size books. They are not for beginners. Pretty patterns, beautifully mounted on fabric for the mats, and excellent photography. There is a clear ful page photo of each completed piece, and a pricking, and a few instructions and diagrams.
Among the online sources on PATTERNS look for these, which have torchon patterns:
Dillmont LA DENTELLE AUX FUSEAUX Basic torchon course in French, but has fairly large # of patterns. It uses verbal instructions, which are like reading code. Don't try to use it for learning. Use it for patterns.
Mincoff & Marriage
gwydir (Jo Edkins)
http://kruzhevosasovo.narod.ru/training/00.htm has Russian torchon
This page has links to 3 entire books. Most patterns are Cluny type, but some are torchon http://artesaniadegalicia.xunta.es/publicaciones/encaixes
When you find a book with good patterns, please post the information in a comment below.