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-- https://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.
Finally got it, after studying Lorelei's diagram and looking at some unhelpful videos. The diagram was eventually what I learned it from. I don't know why diagrams are so hard for me. Also why can't the makers of the videos do it in slow motion? Here are the knots.…Continue
Posted by Claudia Crowley on November 15, 2020 at 8:28am
I have used these threads for the pulled thread work most recently. Suggestions from others are welcome.
- Self thread. The linen is 54 inches wide so I cut off half a yard ot so and I'm cannibalizing threads from it.
Advantages: It's linen and not slick or stiff, it's the same size as the threads of the fabric, and it's strong except when it's not. I test every length before using it. You pretty well can't see the stitches when it's in place.
Disadvantages: It's slubby…Continue
Posted by Claudia Crowley on November 12, 2020 at 8:00am
I only discovered this site about a week ago. Lorelei of Lynxlace appears to run it.
Several years ago I did a lot of practice on burlap. Using #10 thread on burlap is about the same proportion as finer thread on linen. This year I bought three yards of fairly loose-weave linen with a much finer weave, although not as fine as in regular pulled-thread lace work.
I've uploaded some pictures of pulled-thread word and intend to load more on my Photos page. This pattern is…Continue
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
Started by Claudia Crowley. Last reply by Claudia Crowley Nov 15.
Hello everyone!I am quite new to lacemaking and have been finding good resources online. However, I have hit a bit of a bump when trying to find materials to help me with my work. Specifically, I…Continue
Started by Eduardo Márquez. Last reply by Beth Harpell Sep 10.