*  *  *  *
*  *  *

Van Sciver
Bobbin Lace
*  *  *  *
Van Sciver Bobbin Lace
Purveyor of the Finest Quality Lacemaking
Supplies and Instruction for over 39 years

| Home | Books | Videos and DVD's | Threads |
Continental Bobbins | English and Antique Bobbins |
| Pillows | Pattern Materials | Patterns | Tools | Kits | Pins |
Bobbin Winders | | Insert Jewelry and Boxes | Jewelry |
Designs Aids | Lamps and Magnifiers |Tatting |
Miscellaneous | Workshop and Teaching Schedule |
|Order Form

Why not get a
Van Sciver Gift Certificate
for your lacemaking friends.

Worldwide Service
Now Accepting Visa, Master Card and Discover!
Withof....before and after
Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof


This160 page book has over 200 technical drawings and 18 patterns showing traditional Withof techniques along with techniques from other laces and the authors own ideas.
In Stock!

Ulrike Voelcker

All new from Ulrike Voelcker this Torchon fan pattern is presented in multiple variations with instructions for making it in 1 color, or  5 different variations using multiple colors for the base thread and gimp.


Neue Entwürfe in Chrysanthe-Technik
Hildegard Glös and Martina Wolter-Kampmann

This beautiful new pattern book on Chrysanthemum Lace has 56 pages and 1 pattern fold-out sheet.  The patterns include butterflies, hearts, droplets, numbers and a 26 cm mat.  There are also 2 3-dimensional patterns.



Check out our new line of books on needlelace.

Kumiko Nakazaki

Simply beautiful new Binche Fan Pattern from Kumiko.  Use Egyptian Cotton 120/2 for this pattern.

Bobijntje! 6

In stock $49.95
Pillow Magnifier

Our best selling pillow magnifier has five holes in the base so you can attach magnifier in any position directly onto your lacemaking pillow.  The 3" swivel lens is attached to a flexible neck.  The main lens has a 2.25 magnification with a 4x higher magnification inset lens for spot checking your work.

Arm length:  7" inches
Lens diameter:  3 1/2 inches
Lens magnification:  2.25
Inset Lens Mag:  4x

Fan Pattern Stick Sets

1. What's New! Updated January 13, 2017

2. General Information

I invite you to peruse these pages containing my broad inventory of quality bobbin lacemaking supplies by clicking on one of the areas above. With the help of the computer, I am able to update my catalogue frequently giving you the most accurate reflection of available items and their prices. However, due to fluctuations in foreign currency, prices may change without notice. If you have any questions about the items listed on these pages, please feel free to call me at (607) 277-0498. Note that my stock is expanding and changing daily, so if you don't see something you want please call or e-mail me at vsblace@twcny.rr.com. I am also available for vending at Lace Days so call or e-mail me about any event your group is planning.

If you are looking for an experienced teacher please keep me in mind! Note that I have vast experience teaching throughout North America and can give you numerous references. I teach courses at all levels in Torchon, Bedfordshire, Honiton, Bucks Point, Russian and more! I am happy to tailor workshops to suit your group's needs. Click this link to see a schedule of my 2015 Workshops & Lace Days.

3. Order Information

Over the years, I have found that the best way to select supplies involves careful consideration of the lacemaker's needs and interests, so give me the opportunity to use my 35 years of lacemaking & teaching experience combined with my knowledge of world-wide lacemaking resources to help you with your choices. When placing an order I recommend telephoning me at (607) 277-0498. However, if you are sure of your choices, please email me directly at vsblace@twcny.rr.com with your order. I will confirm your order by email including a total for your order. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to Van Sciver Bobbin Lace. Orders are shipped the same day they are received. When ordering by email, I recommend that you print out the order form, complete it in full and then prepare an email including all pertinent information. If you order by email, be sure to check your email in the event that I have questions and to confirm your order. Additionally, an informative and illustrated printed catalogue is available by emailing me your address or calling me at:

Holly Van Sciver
Phone: (607) 277-0498

Most shipments within the USA are sent using two day priority mail service. Orders for supplies will be filled immediately and will include a free catalogue update. Please include an additional 8% ($7.50 minimum under 1 lb., $10.50 minimum over 1 lb.-$12.00 maximum) of the total order to cover postage and packaging. Orders including pillows, stands or s&h over the $12.00 will be shipped at cost.  New York State residents must add sales tax applicable to your locality (generally 7% - 8 1/2%).  Returns require preapproval.

Shipments outside the USA are sent by USPS at cost.  Please submit your order and I will quote your shipping options by USPS Express, Priority or International First Class by return email.