For those who love hand made lace.
Torchon bobbin lace is a geometric lace with a mesh ground. It is very popular with lacemakers. Includes the 's-Gravenmoerse motif.
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https://www.pinterest.com/lynxlacelady/torchon-floral-figural-lace/ Torchon ground or rose ground with floral or figural motifs, instead of the much more common geometric elements.
Online Resources includes free books and patterns online
The International Old Lacers, Inc. has a Torchon Proficienty Program and a Torchon Mastery Program. On their web page you can find an email address to make inquiries about these.…Continue
Started by Lorelei Halley Administrator. Last reply by Iris Antongiorgi May 28.
Hi, I am a beginner working my way through the Beginners Guide to Bobbin Lace book and have just started the trails bookmark. I previously had tried a bookmark which included chevron type shapes…Continue
Started by Hazel Roots. Last reply by Hazel Roots Jan 29.
I'm working through Discover Torchon, the first book in the 3-book series by Ulrike Voelcker. In exercise 5.2 the color-coded stitch diagram shows yellow at the base of the fan.According to the key…Continue
Started by Sally Harrison. Last reply by Laritza Rodriguez Jan 16, 2020.
I am following the Explore Discover and Master book by Ulrike Voelcker. After making all the bookmarks in the Beginners book I started with the Explore book. I am determined to learn! There are…Continue
Started by Laritza Rodriguez. Last reply by Laritza Rodriguez Feb 22, 2019.