For those who love hand made lace.
Carrickmacross originated in Ireland in the 19th century and involves fine cotton fabric appliqued onto machine made net, with embroidery and couching added.
The logo is a piece by Lynette Hale of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Latest Activity: Oct 4
The Lace Guild has just posted links to pdf files of Carrickmacross lace lessons published in their magazine. The files are downloadable.
Nellie O Cleirigh CARRICKMACROSS LACE, IRISH EMBROIDERED NET LACE, 1985. (Haven't seen it myself.)
Carrickmacross Lace: From Beginner to Expert by Mollie Butler and Alexandra Trubshaw (Jun 1991). Clear instructions.
Mary Shields Lasadoireacht: Practical Workbook for Carrickmacross Lace parts 1 & 2 (Jul 1992)
Needlecraft Practical Journal #28 c.1903 - Carrickmacross Lace by Manchester School of Embroidery (2008)
review of a Carrickmacross kit: http://www.needlenthread.com/2013/04/learn-carrickmacross-lace-a-kit-review.html
Someone doing modern work: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Martha-Hughes-3D-Carrickmacross-Lace/187026064716529
Don't know accuracy: http://thelacegallery.com/history/carrickmacross-lace/