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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

Back to doing bobbin lace...

My lace group is doing a two Saturday retreat where some are getting more advanced and other's as myself are just getting back into doing it again.  So far we had a great time and made progress with our work.  I myself got back into again without to much of a problem.  Just a little slow in the beginning, but then I was right back on track with it.

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Posted by Barbara Gordon on April 15, 2018 at 9:00pm

2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY 

I am resolving to finish 2 projects I have set up. One is a Binche learning piece, which is quite difficult for me. I am intimidated by it. The 2nd is a floral Bucks which I intend to decorate a purse. (Enlarged and worked in thick thread so it will hold up to use) This one also intimidates me. I have been using my cat as an excuse, but he has calmed down.  I keep on thinking of simple projects that won't take a lot of…

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Posted by Lorelei Halley Administrator on December 31, 2017 at 9:23pm — 6 Comments

I'm ready to get going on my lace making...

After my total hip and PT for that, then more PT for my neck again, as it wasn't doing to good at all, I have now hit a time when it is almost over.  I still have some dry needling done on my neck, but I am doing pretty good.   I now want to get my book out and get going.  

I have no instructor so it will be just me and the things I've learned about bobbin lace already, which I think/hope is enough.   My patterns are printed out now all I have to do is clear a pillow.  I have to…

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Posted by Barbara Gordon on July 2, 2017 at 9:31pm — 4 Comments

I finally finished!

Or "How I learned a lot"…

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Posted by Leslie Edens on May 29, 2017 at 9:23pm — 1 Comment

 

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"Thanks as always for your comments. The tape lace one has some places where two layers of lace…"
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Lagartija commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"I agree with Lorelei, that second piece does not look handmade. It certainly isn't needlelace.…"
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"I have serious doubts that the 2nd piece is handmade at all. The red rings show areas where there…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
"I am not an expert on needle lace, to the degree that I can claim for bobbin lace. The first piece…"
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""when working from the wrong side, you have to think about laying the first layer completely,…"
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deborah greenfield commented on Lorelei Halley Administrator's group Identification-History
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"Hello, Posting here a couple of antique needle lace pieces from France, one I believe a handmade…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Karen Roy's discussion Tineke Stoffels' "Little White Collars"
"Here is a diagram for how a lace maker crosses one tape over another -- my diagram. All the laces…"
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Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Karen Roy's discussion Tineke Stoffels' "Little White Collars"
"The one called "Milanese" is definitely hand made bobbin lace, but has none of the…"
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If anyone has the knipling 3.0 windows software and is not using it, would they sell it to me? I have very poor vision right now. I would love to be doing something in Lace. Please let me know Thank…Continue

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French Chateau Laces 77 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

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I recently found the work of a Dutch photographer and lace collector who spotlights her antique collar collection in a beautiful way: she photographs the collars worn by young women, and digitally…Continue

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I've spun bleached linen for a bobbin lace project.  It isn't fine enough for any regular lace project, but I'm told that linen can be made soft so I thought I'd try a scarf.  I would like to know if…Continue

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