Making laces by hand is an ancient and treasured art form. Sites listed here are involved in the study, preservation and the making of lace of all types. Some types of handmade laces include bobbin laces, needle laces, tape laces and tatted lace. Lacemaking Crafts Arts.
- Homepage Lacemakers of Calais www
Homepage of this historic Australian Society of Lacemakers. Lacemakers of Calais.
- Avital Avital's Fibers www
Avital designed a printable pricking for a bobbin lace tablecloth and a Star of David tatting pattern. Fibers. Her gallery contains examples of 3 different lace forms. Avital's Fibers.
- Lace Sieglindes Twinetime www
Lace Artist Sieglinde Grigat's 'Occhi' gallery holds over 40 pieces of tatted artworks. Twinetime. Most pieces employ advanced techniques. She also works in bobbin lace, crochet and hairpin laces, knotted and knitted laces. Sieglindes Twinetime.
- This Lace Exhibitions www
This comprehensive well maintained list, Exhibitions, sorted by country, lists lace events all over the world. Lace Exhibitions.
- Documentation Paličkování Company: About Lace www
Documentation of the traditional lacemaking craft. Paličkování Company: About Lace.
- The Landelijke Organisatie Kant Kunst www
The official site of LOKK, Organisatie Kant Kunst, the Dutch Lace Organization, contains photos of modern and classical laces created by its members. Click kantbrief to reach the gallery. Landelijke Organisatie Kant Kunst.
- Stephanie Steph's String Related Stuff www
Stephanie Peter's provides free bobbin lace software, String Related Stuff, stitching charts and tatting patterns, including complete illustrated instructions for cluny leaves. Steph's String Related Stuff.
- Marla The Structures of Antique Lace www
Marla Mallett shares bobbin lace, Structures of Antique Lace, needlepoint lace, and other handmade laces from her personal collection. The Structures of Antique Lace.
- Professor Digital Archive of Documents www
Professor Griswold has been collecting documents regarding textile arts such as lacemaking, Archive of Documents, and placing them in this online archival library. Digital Archive of Documents.
- Rita Knypplad Spets , the Crowning Touch www
Rita Leydon writes an essay on bobbin lacemaking in Sweden. Knypplad Spets , the Crowning Touch.
- An Alamo Bobbin Lacers www
An IOLI charter group, Bobbin Lacers, meets in San Antonio, Texas. Includes photos of annual demonstrations at the Folklife Festival. Alamo Bobbin Lacers.
- Diane Claeys Antique www
Diane Claeys regularly adds illustrated articles on the history of a lace piece (with over a dozen articles currently on site). Antique. Vintage photos and paintings of lacemakers share a gallery with antique lace tools. Claeys Antique.
- One Csetneki Hungarian Lace www
One hundred years of Hungarian lace. Hungarian Lace. Includes history, lacemaking method, and image gallery with close up details. Csetneki Hungarian Lace.
- Museum Sheelin Irish Lace Museum www
Museum shares several photos of lace dating from 1850 to 1900. Sheelin Irish Lace Museum.
- These Batten Lace www
These simplified instructions for making battenburg lace include photos. Batten Lace.
- An Lace Express www
An international, Express, periodical magazine for lace makers. Also offers books and patterns. Online subscription and orders. Lace Express.
- Results International Forum of Lace www
Results of the 2003 Conference in Rimini, Forum of Lace, Italy. Plans to further study the technical, artistic and historic aspects of lace in 2005. International Forum of Lace.
- This CD 2000 GALLERY www
This unusual collection of over 400 laces was exhibited in England and the USA. CD 2000 GALLERY.
- The Lefkara Lace www
The history and patterns of lace on Cyprus can be found here, Lace, plus a photo index of local lacemakers. Lefkara Lace.
- Animated Lacemaking in Czek www
Animated video of bobbin pairs in action. Lacemaking in Czek.
- The Ville de Retournac www
The Lace Manufactures Museum records France's lacemaking history. Ville de Retournac.
- Carolina Carolina's Lace www
Carolina presents her original milanese works, Lace, patterns and a history of lace in Catalunya Carolina's Lace.
- Click Cross-Twist (Kreuzen-Drehen ) www
Click a photo, (Kreuzen-Drehen ), then follow the arrows to explore the works of Lace-Artist Eva Baumgartner. Cross-Twist (Kreuzen-Drehen ).
- Rosanna La Dentelles www
Rosanna has compiled articles, Dentelles, photos, reports and diagrams of lacemaking in France, including an unusual collection of lacemakers in miniature. La Dentelles.
- This Irish Carrickmacross Lace - www
This Arduin Lace Collection was handmade by Mary O'Neill in Ireland. Irish Carrickmacross Lace -.
- Brenda Brenda Paternoster www
Brenda includes instructions for choosing threads, Paternoster, a free pattern and a gallery. Brenda Paternoster.
- Gloria's Gloria Valli www
Gloria's laceworks include multiple contest entries. Valli. She specializes in modern lace jewelry. Gloria Valli.
- Christiane Dreams of Lace www
Christiane Eichler's site includes a pattern surfer, Lace, a German and English lace dictionary, a gallery and tips. Dreams of Lace.
- Doylies, Ruthan Designs Torchon Lace www
Doylies, Designs Torchon Lace, mats, butterflies and a doll dress have all been made by this creative lacemaker. Ruthan Designs Torchon Lace.
- Chrisine Christine England www
Chrisine has posted photos of her honiton projects. Christine England.
- This Jo Edkins' Lace School www
This online bobbin lace school has twelve lessons covering over forty topics. Edkins' Lace School. Each topic is well illustrated; some are even animated. The ten beginning patterns are organized into four categories; all are illustrated. Jo Edkins' Lace School.
- Freelance "Mrs Dot" www
Freelance editor for Lace (the Lace Guild magazine), Dot", Deb's site contains knitted, bobbin and needle laces, plus plotted grids for designing your own lace patterns. "Mrs Dot".
- Thirty Lacemaking www
Thirty eight sites are linked to this web ring. Lacemaking.
- Dora's Dora the Knotter www
Dora's sense of humor shows in her Margareten-Spitze laces. Dora the Knotter.
- This Canadian Lacemaker Gazette www
This lace magazine is printed in French and English. Canadian Lacemaker Gazette.
- Settled Noelene Lafferty www
Settled in The Round House in Cooma, Lafferty, Australia, Noelene (Tatter's Poet Laureate) shares her new lace creations. Noelene Lafferty.
- Frances Knotwork www
Frances defines knotwork and offers assorted bobbins. Knotwork.
- Mary Mary Margaret Nousek www
Mary offers a small gallery that includes profiles of a man and a woman done in needle lace. Mary Margaret Nousek.
- Photos, Tussah www
Photos, Tussah, and descriptions, of bobbin lace pieces made by Lara's mom. Tussah.
- Photo Emily Clare, lacemaker www
Photo and historical background of victorian era lacemaker. Emily Clare, lacemaker.
- Sherry, Celtic Dream Weaver www
Sherry, Dream Weaver, a tatter and bobbin lacer, designs unique pieces. She also decorates bobbins using paints and decoupage. Celtic Dream Weaver.
- This Louise Moreau www
This artist shares her collection of oil paintings celebrating bobbin lace. Louise Moreau.
- Home La Encajera - The Lacemaker www
Home page of the Spanish lace magazine. Encajera - The Lacemaker. Patterns, competitions and calendar, plus 'Letter to the Reader' from previous issues. La Encajera - The Lacemaker.
- Elizabeth Reclaiming Your Heritage, Lace and Linens www
Elizabeth Kurella identifies, Your Heritage, Lace and Linens, repairs and appraises fine laces. Reclaiming Your Heritage, Lace and Linens.
- The Frauke Lorenz www
The modern works of this lace artist are displayed here. Frauke Lorenz.
- Includes Lace Magazine www
Includes a short introduction to princess, Magazine, bobbin and needle laces. Lace Magazine.
- A Bobbinlace Chat Group www
A group of over 300 bobbin lacers chat about projects, Chat Group, supplies and patterns. Bobbinlace Chat Group.
- A Falkink www
A lacemaker has evaluated design software and created a table stand for a vertical cookie pillow. Falkink.
- This Bobbin Lace European Network www
This database has entries in the following categories: laces, Lace European Network, census and biographies of lacemakers, designers, bibliographies, glossaries, historical documents, museums, news and online training. Bobbin Lace European Network.
- Lacemakers Poole Bobbin Lace Circle www
Lacemakers share a pattern page, Bobbin Lace Circle, photos of their exhibits, Miss Channer's mat, plus information about their 4 year lace course. Poole Bobbin Lace Circle.
- News SCA Lace www
News group discusses topics relating to making lace during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. SCA Lace.
- This Roxburgh Lacemakers www
This group from Kelso, Lacemakers, Scotland, exhibits their work and provides information about meeting times. Roxburgh Lacemakers.
- Based The Lacemaker USA www
Based in Ohio, Lacemaker USA, this shop offers a wide range of bobbin, knit and tatted lace making supplies via the internet. The Lacemaker USA.
- Producers Winslow Bobbins www
Producers of personalised commemorative lace and hardwood bobbins. Bobbins. Directions for spangling are included. Winslow Bobbins.
- South Sharyn Wittmann www
South Carolinian Artisan makes hearts, Wittmann, angels and mats. Sharyn Wittmann.
- Iris Iris Niebach's Tatting www
Iris has put together a photo album of her doilies, Niebach's Tatting, edgings and other work. Tips on hiding ends and three patterns. Iris Niebach's Tatting.
- Features Windham Textile and History Museum www
Features a virtual tour and an activities page for children. Textile and History Museum. Includes hours and admission rates. Located in Willimantic, Connecticut, United States. Windham Textile and History Museum.
- The Strutt's North Mill Belper www
The historic North Mill on the River Derwent at Belper, North Mill Belper, Derbys, UK, is one of the oldest surviving examples of industrialised water powered cotton spinning mills in the world. A World Heritage Site. Strutt's North Mill Belper.
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