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--  https://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

Progress on leaf pattern

So far I've outlined all but two of the leaves, and put borders around the boxes that are the border for the whole thing. There are 16 of them and I'm going to have to come up with 16 fillings.

Posted by Claudia Crowley on August 2, 2021 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Starting on leaf pattern.

Shrunk the fabric, ironed, traced the design on, started embroidering. Not perfectly happy with those stems and outlines. I'm still learning. Not unhappy enough to undo them and start over, though. 

Posted by Claudia Crowley on July 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Hanging fire on putting pattern on cloth

I need to draw it on with the blue pen so I can start to embroider the next project. The cloth is cut and shrunk and ironed and ready to go.

Posted by Claudia Crowley on July 19, 2021 at 2:52pm

Etching-like picture of latest design

This is a proof of concept. If I drew the stitches carefully instead of using cross-hatching to represent them, this would look something like the finished product, with the black background showing through the pulled-thread fillings. To make it, I took the original AutoSketch pattern (previous post), added a layer of cross-hatching and design elements within the figures, made sure all the figures were outlined, and then filled the background with black. Pulled it into Irfanview and turned…

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Posted by Claudia Crowley on July 5, 2021 at 5:10am — 2 Comments

 

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