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1. New Books!
2. Bobbin Lace Manuals and Skills
3. Torchon Lace
4. Bedfordshire, Cluny, Schneeberger, Guipure
5. Bucks Point, Downton, Tönder, Bayeux, Beveran, Chantilly
6. Flanders, Point de Paris, Valenciennes, Mechlin, Binche
7. Springett
8. Free Laces-Honiton, Withof, Bloemwork, Duchesse, Rosaline
9. Milanese, Cantu and Tape Based Lace
10. Russian Lace and Idrija
11. Annick Staes
12. Mixed Technique Pattern Books
13. Needlelace, Tatting, Filet and Tatting
14. Identification, History and Fashion
15. Vera Cockuyt
16. Free Hand Lace
17. Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
18. Martine Bruggeman
19. Christine Merecki
20. Thread Reference Books and Charts

In Stock!
Reve de dentelles
Cluny et guipure
Nathalie Hubert
Barjac Ombrée
Ulrike Voelcker
Fleurs & Papillons
en broderie Oya
Kou Nanami
Logarithmic 's Gravenmoer Bobbin Lace
Brigitta Gornik
Bird and Flowers
Little Masterpieces in Binche
Kumiko Nakazaki


$39.95
$59.95
$28.00
69.95
TBA
More beautiful then the last this 72 page pattern book has 13 all new Cluny et guipure patterns made in white or color.  The patterns are fully diagrammed in color with handy technical diagrams.
Explore this newly documented lace with Ulrike Voelcker.  Ulrike discovered this continuous lace in France.  It combines elements of Chantilly, Milanese, Torchon and Chrysanthe lace and has a unique ground making it fascinating and lots of fun to do.
All new and beautiful!
Interpreting 's Gravenmoer on logarithmic grids this book has 6 Booksmarks, 3 Small Rectangular Mats, 3 Square Mats and 3 Large Rectangular Mats.  Really nice.
Coming very soon, Kumiko Nakazaki has produced a beautiful new folio on Birds and Flowers.





6 Sterne (Stars)
Ulrike Voelcker
Lace Fans
 
Ulrike Voelcker
Chrysanthemum Lace
Cathleen Belleville
Rosalibre
Cathleen Belleville
Torchon Lacemaking
Elizabeth Wade
$15.95
$42.00
$46.95 $46.95
$34.95
This fold-out booklet provides the patterns and diagrams for 6 stars made from our new Brildor metallic thread.  At the 2014 IOLI Convention 240 of these stars all made in variation was on display and it was spectacular!
This fold-out booklet provides prickings and complete diagrams to two fabulous fans designed by Ulrike Voelcker and made by Brigitte Ammann.  Fabulous!
Back in print, this book is the best available on tape laces.  If you missed this the first time around then don't miss it this time!
Also back in print is Cathy Belleville's second book, Rosalibre, a 3-D lace she invented.  that is both showy and easy to make.  Top notch instructions and diagrams round out this publication
Once again we are pleased to announce that this popular beginners book is back in print.  A real favorite.





Lace for Children of All Ages
Christine Springett
Verborgene Spitzen
aus dem
Museum Kunstpalast
Keike Beckers-Hartl
Maria Kilian
Claudia Schuster
Bobijntje! 5
Fumie Kanai
Idrija Lace
Narrow Cloth Stitch
Idrija Lace School
Adelaide Kantspecial
various
$26.95
$42.95
$49.95
$54.95
$49.95
Back in print, this popular beginners book features the famous Springett Snake along with numerous other patterns this teach the beginning lacemaker the fundmentals.

Pair this book with the VHS Video, Successful Bobbin Lacemaking for all Occasions, Christine Springett.  This 120 minute video is like having a teacher by your side while you learn bobbin lace for the first time.
From the authors of Rekonstruktion alter Spitzen this title has 17 of the most beautiful pieces from the collection of the Kunstpalast Museum that have been reconstructed and worked.  The book includes chapters on the early days of European Decorative Arts and the Museum of applied arts at Dusseldorf.  Also included for each pattern is a pricking, a diagram, a picture of the vintage piece and the reconstructed piece.  This important book is in English and German and would be of great interest to lacemakers studying the Flemish straight laces.
A beautiful collection of 16 all new Binche patterns including one stunning "Paisley" pattern in Rosaline Perle.
Click for Books 1-5
This new Idrija pattern book is intelligently set up to act as an instructional manual for beginners as well as a pattern book for the continuing Idrija student.  The first part of the book includes exercises that teach the fundamentals of narrow cloth stitch with an accompanying pattern the student can make to apply these techniques.  The second part includes intermediate to advance patterns combining all skills.
This is a pattern folio put out by OIDFA for the 2014 World Lace Congress in Adelaide, Australia.  It includes 20 patterns in lace styles that include Torchon, Valenciennes, contemporary, Paris, Point Ground, Wezelse Kant, Chrysanten Bloemwerk, Flanders, Brugs Bloemwerk, Chantilly, Old Vlaamse Pottenkant, Florence Lace, Binche, Russian and 3-Dimensional laces.





Videomanuali di Aemilia Ars
Punti Base - Lavette - Rosa
Bianca Rosa Bellomo
Carla D'Alessandro
Luisa Monteventi
Videomanuali di Aemilia Ars
Bianca Rosa Bellomo
Carla D'Alessandro
LLuisa Monteventi
Il Merletto Veneziano ad ago
Tecnica Base Della Trina di Burano
Vecellio's Patterns for Needle Lace - 1591
Cesare Vecellio
Youghal Irish Needle Lace
for Connoisseurs andd Lacemakers
Elizabeth Kurella
$64.00
$64.00
$29.95
$27.95
$29.95
All new instruction in Aemilia Ars Punti Base - Lavette - Rosa needlelace complete with sub-titles in English.
All new instruction in
Aemilia Ars Punti Base - Garofononeedlelace complete with sub-titles in English.
Needlelace instruction.  Illustrated instruction and pattern book.  In Italian.
Needlelace patterns from the 16th century.
make Youghal Irish needlelace using unique designs ranging from high art to quirky folk art.





New!
The Lace Dealer's Pattern Book
Veronica Main
Normandy Lace
Bayeux, Blonde, Chantilly, Courseulles
Florence Quinette
Venice Needle Lace Today
Myriam Benamor
Dentelle aux Fuseaux Perlée
Magali Demelle Déboudard
More Bookmarks
The Lace Guild
54.95
$49.95
$44.95
$46.95
$17.95
This new revised book includes images of all forty-two sheets of lace samples from the original "Lace Dealer's Pattern Book" which were conserved by the Textile Conservation Centre. Also included is a DVD with jpeg and pdf images of each sheet and of each piece of lace so you can zoom in and see each stitch!
In English, this is a very nice pattern book that includes intermediate level patterns in Bayeux, Blonde, Chantilly and Courseulles.  Any student of the point ground laces would enjoy this book.
In English, wonderful new book is filled with clear instructions on Venitian needlelace that includes decorated brides, Burano ground, raised work and more.  The patterens can be worked in color or the traditional white.
Wearable accessories in Torchon and Tape based techniques including neckties, jewelry, fans, beaded necklaces, bow-ties and much more!
Lots of bookmarks in assorted laces styles including Torchon, Bucks, Mixed, Tape and more! 





Floral Bucks Point
Alexandra Stillwell
Bijous et accessoires de mode en dentelle
Martine Piveteau
Celtic Letters
Pat Read
The Beauty of the Orient
A Lace Journey
Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof
Idrija Lace
A History Written in Thread
various
$64.95
$46.95
$17.95
$94.95
$98.95
This 252 page book explains the differences between making Geometrical and Floral Bucks Point Lace and then guides the lacemaker through a carefully selected progression of patterns ranging from edgings through to a jabot and a doll’s christening set.

Divided into six sections: Standard Floral Bucks, Kat stitch, Regency Bucks, Very Fine Bucks and Black Holey and includes the tricks of the trade and how to draft patterns. The last part contains useful advice on bobbins and threads.
An ecletic mix of patterns for accessories that include bracelets, necklaces, purses, scarves and more.
Make the alphabet in Milanese Lace with Pat Read's new book on Celtic letters.
One of the most beautiful books we have ever seen about lace, this 144 page book in full color is about Asian motifs executed in lace by Yvone Scheele-Kerkhof.  Through beautiful photographs she shows the meaning and symbolism of the motifs.  This book is a feast for the eyes for all devotees of fine textiles and those who love beautiful things.
Now in Stock!
Students and historians of Idrija lace will love this stunning high quality large format book.  Told by 12 different authors in English, this 260 page book tells the story of the lace, history, education, lacemakers and lace trading of Slovenia.  Really, really  nice.







's Gravenmoer Bobbin Lace
Brigitta Gornik
's Gravenmoer Bobbin
Lace 2
Brigitta Gornik
's Gravenmoer Bobbin
Lace 3
Brigitta Gornik
's Gravenmoer Bobbin
Lace Boutique
Brigitta Gornik
's Gravenmoer Bobbin
Lace Christmas Ornaments
Brigitta Gornik
$59.95
$59.95
$59.95
$69.95
$49.95
This pattern book features 12 bookmarks made in one color or multiple colors.
Fifteen patterns in one color or multiple colors with complete technical instructions featuring
squares, rectangles, mats, edgings, insertions and collars.
Fifteen patterns with complete technical instructions featuring squares, rectangles, mats, edgings, insertions, stars. and bookmarks and in one or more colors.
A treasure trove of 10 patterns with technical instructions including Handkerchief 1, Handkerchief 2, Square Doily 1, Square Doily 2, Collar 1, Collar 2, Fan 1, Fan 2, Shawl 1 and Shawl 2 made in one or more colors
This books includes twelve Christmas stars that can be used flat or wrapped around a Christmas ball ornament.  Lots of fun and easy to do!





A Flower in Raised Honiton
Alexandra Stillwell
Honiton Stars
Alexandra Stillwell
A Honiton Flower
Alexandra Stillwell
Fuchia in Honiton Relief
Alexandra Stillwell
Truing up an Antique Bedfordshire Lace Pricking and
Designing a Corner
Alexandra Stillwell
$8.50
$8.50
$8.50
$8.50
$8.50
Learn how to make raised and rolled work in Honiton by working this flower.  The booklet includes the pricking and complete instruction and diagrams.
Instructions on how to make Honiton Stars on stems, complete with pricking diagram and instructions.
Instructions on how to make a Honiton Flower which includes Diamond Filling, complete with pricking, diagram and instructions.
Learn how to make a 3-dimensional Honiton Fuchia with a 3 point leaf using raised and rolled work.
A dandy little booklet that instructs on how to true up an old pricking using tracing paper and pencil, and how to design a corner for the same pricking.





Paris Lace
Kumiko Nakazaki

Surface Decoration in Silk
and Metallic Thread
Gilian Dye
Elza De Kreijger
Sister Judith
A Life in and With Withof
Anneke Reijs
Discover, Explore, MASTER
Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
Bibilla Knotted Lace Flowers
Elena Dickson
$49.95
$29.95
49.95
$42.95
19.95
This stunning new pattern folio includes all new designs made in Point de Paris.  The folio includes bobbin lace straight edgings, round edgings, medallions and one hexagonal mat.  Fully diagrammed with clear pictures of the finished lace don't miss this opportunity to this title to your library.
Gilian Dy's three book in a series of three is finally out.
In stock, Anneke Reijs has done a superb job documenting the fascinating life of Sister Judith.  It paints a unique portrait of a prime mover in the world of lace through the 20th and into the 21st century.
Volume 3 will be available in October.  In-Stock!
In Stock Now and Ready to Ship!
Any student of Knotted Lace will delight in this wonderful new book using the same techniques to make the famous Bibilla Flowers. 





Rosaline Perle
Judith Cordell
Spiderwebs and Dreams
(Tønder Lace in Old Huelin)
Bobbi Donnelly
Michael Guisiana
Nancy Carnegie
Bits and Pieces II
Gimanazija Jurija Vege Idrija
Bijoux en Dentelle aux Fuseaux
Colette Varet

Tønder Lace
Lace Making History in Western Sønderjylland from the 17th Century till Today

$44.95
$59.95
$49.95
$38.95
$36.95
The book is a lacemaker's dream instruction book.  It provides step by step instructions supported by clear pictures on the bobbin lace technique of Rosaline Perle.  Extremely easy to follow the lacemaker will learn to make the rose, curl, fish, double fish, raised edge fish, bean, half stitch flower 1 and 2, Large Flower with raised rib and filling, b ulb, picots, plaits and perlles, grids, fillings and rolling.  The last section includes loads of patterns that when combined created larger patterns.  Very nice.
25 reconstructions of old Tønder lace patterns.   Meticulously crafted this book features 25 reconstructions of old tønder lace patterns that are fully diagrammed and executed.  Each pattern comes with a finished picture of the lace, a colored diagram and pricking.  Any fan of the point ground laces and Tønder in particular will want this title.  Very nice.  In stock!
Just in, this delightful  Idrija Lace pattern book has 15 all new patterns complete with color coded diagrams and instruction in English.
In stock!


This is the perfect book for someone relatively new to bobbin lace who wants to make bobbin lace jewelry.  There are good diagrams for the novice lacemaker with lots of easy to make fun to ear jewelry items.  Learn how to incorporate beads and work with color too!
In English, this dandy 40 page book is a history of lace and lacemaking in the region of Western Sønderjylland, Denmark from the 17th Century until today.  It deals with the social history surrounding lace production including the tools, lacemakers, dealers, styles and techniques.  Beautiful picture with lots of color plates.  In stock!





Moderne Gründe
various

The Isham Samples and Other Linen Edgings
Gillian Dye

An Introduction To
Mounting Lace
Kate Riley and
Pauline McLeod
Heavenly Christmas
Christine Merecki
Drafting Torchon Lace Patterns
Alexandrea Stillwell

$119.95
$29.95
$15.95
$34.95
$39.95
This huge 322 page book explores modern grounds their technique and uses.  In addition to this an extensive collection traditional grounds are explored and modified to create new images and applications. Grid changes, corner and edge design, beginning and endings along with 32 new patterns make this book and must have for the designer and modern lacemaker.
This is the second book in a 3 part series on sixteenth and seventeenth century lace.  This 60 page book includes samples and working diagrams for a variety of early linen bobbin laces, plus photographs of the original lace.  Background information on these laces puts them into a historical context.
Another dandy 24 page booklet from the Lace Guild teaching the basics of mounting lace.  Chapters include hemstitched hem, pin stitch, three-side punch stitch and buttonholed edge.
All new from Christine Merecki this 64 page hardback includes 33 stars , 12 moons, and some interesting 3-dimensional projects  most worked in color.  Text in English, German and French.
We are lucky to have this title back in print.  This 140 page, easy to use, spiral bound book teachers you everything you need to know about drafting Torchon patterns using paper and pencil.





Idrija Lace, Broad Tape 1
Idrija Lace, Broad Tape 2
Petits Cadeaux en Dentelle
Allerlei Geklöppelter
Ghristbaumschmuck
Brigitte Bellon
Discover, EXPLORE, Master, Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
$44.95
$44.95
$39.95
$36.95
$42.95
Traditional Idrija patterns complete with diagrams.  Text in English
Book 2 of traditional Idrija patterns complete with colored diagrams. Text in English
All the latest in bobbin lace jewelry.  Text in French but with easy to follow colored diagrams.
This all new book from Brigitte Bellon features Christmas decorations made in Schneeberger, Torchon, Cluny and Milanese techniques.
Volume II, "Explore" is now available





Blumen für Fenster und Tisch
Christine Merecki
Kunterbunte Kloppel-Ostereier
Annelies Kirst
Lierse Kant:
Old and New
Greet Rome-Verbeylen
Knotted Lace
Elena Dickson
DVD
Elenea Dickson
$44.95
$18.00
$34.95
$40.00
$40.00
Back in print this popular book has patterns for easy to make lace curtains and tablecloths that can be pieced together in assorted configurations to achieve the desired effect.  Delightful!
The third volume of this popular "egg" series of patterns, this volume offers twenty new colorful "egg" patterns made in assorted bobbin lace techniques.
The beautiful tambour lace of Lierse is described in this book that offers instruction on technique and includes beautiful patterns. Limited supplies available.
Originally published in 1992 this is Elena Dickson's first book which teachers the technique of Mediterranean knotted lace step by step.
Learn the art of making Mediterranean knotted lace in the comfort of your own home.  It is as if a teacher is by your side!  Very limited supplies.

Use with Butterfly Thread 50
in white or ecru
$18.00 p/skein





Lace Threads
Martina Wolter-Kampmann
Designing and Mounting
Lace Fans
Christine Springett
Caen
Kant Special
various
Colliers mit Perlen
Ulrike Voelcker
Perlencolliers
Ulrike Voelcker
$26.95
$14.95
$52.95
$14.95
$14.95
Finally a compilation of thread thicknesses based on measurements taken over many years.  More then 800 threads are measured and compared in dD.

This 48 page A5 booklet with 4 color pages, plenty of diagrams and b&w photographs, gives you all the information you need to create a lace fan. It contains step by step instructions on how to mount a lace leaf onto a set of fan sticks, how to calculate the size of a leaf needed to fit a particular set of sticks and covers all the important design considerations when creating your own original pattern. A truly comprehensive guide to successfully making a lace fan.
This is the best of the OIDFA Congress folios we have seen. There are 19 original patterns in many styles of bobbin lace that include Lille, Flanders, Binche, Fine Bloomwork, Valenciennes, Russian, Torchon, Mechlin, Rococo, Rosaline and modern designs
Even beginners can work these quick and easy to make necklaces that feature colored threads and beads! Special techniques, described in detail, enable the lacemaker to exchange materials and thread colors. Fun to make, each of the 16 patterns invite interpretation and experimentation that result in a wonderful piece of wearable art to fit every outfit.
Ulrike's first book on necklaces features colored threads and beads and clever techniques that are quick and fun to make.





Discover, Explore, Master Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
Gold and Silver Edgings
Gilian Dye
Elizabethian Lace
Gilian Dye
Aller Aufang ist Spitze
Lace for Beginners
Laceamking Stey by Step
For Children Only?
various
Lace 8
$42.95
$29.95
$26.95
$79.95
$99.95 upgrade/$199.95 full price
Written for lacemakers with basic bobbin lace knowledge this expanding book will be delivered in 3 parts.  Part I will have 126 pages with 75 prickings and full color diagrams with text in German and English.  Part 2 is due October 2012.   Pre-orders accepted.
New from Gilian Dye, Gold and Silver Edgings is the first of series of books to come on the earliest 16th and 17th laces. This 60 page book has 13 patterns for traditional gold and silver edgings including illustrations of the original lace, worked samples, patterns and diagrams and a bit of history.
Back in stock this book covers a broad range of Elizabethan Lace that includes Cutwork, Reticella, Bobbin Lace, Lacis and Cords, putting this period of lacemaking into perspective.  Patterns and techniques are provided for each style.
Part 4 of this comprehensive learning program for beginning bobbin lace.  Part I covers the basics of tape lace; Part II cover the techniques of Torchon;  Part III covers Cluny and Guipure techniques for the beginner.  Now Part 4 present 45 new patterns of animals, flowers, jewelry and images of rural life.  This 4 part folio is a great teaching resource.
 
Part I:  $79.95 (includes oversize notebook for additional parts.)
Part II: $75.00
Part III: $75.00
Paret IV: $75.00
Using the latest in software innovation this new and improved lace program provides flexibility, user-friendliness and power like never before.  Lace 8 allows you to quickly and easily create designs for almost any type of lace from Torchon to Bucks and Beds and even free lace.
The built in tools, templates, motifs and help system give you the start you need to easily produce fabulous, accurate and flexible designs.





Sterne
Christine Mirecki
Maïlander Spitze
Christine Mirecki
Patterns
Christine Mirecki
Spitze In Farbe
(Lace in Color)
Christine Mirecki
Spitze Von Einstin Klöppelbriefen Von Heute
Christine Mirecki
$26.95
$44.95
$14.95 - $28.95
$36.95
$54.95
Stars, stars, and more stars!  Lots of fun this book features 28 stars in different sizes, colors and techniques.  Each pricking acts as its own diagram making these designs fun and easy to do.
Christine uses Milanese techniques in modern applications for the patterns in this book. Especially nice are the diagrammed Milanese tapes in the beginning of the book. 
Click here for all of Christine Mirecki's individual patterns that included shaws, scarves, hats, vests and much more.
A delightful book containing 12 silk scarf patterns that are colorful and contemporary.  Torchon is the primary technique used but you would hardly recognize the imaginative applications of this technique!  Each pattern is diagrammed with instructions.  Lot and lots of fun.
Translated Modern Lace Patterns for today from the Günther Catalogue 1909, this book is in English, German and French.  In hardback this 112 page book contains more then 80 patterns inspired by 30 samples from the Günther catalogue.  The patterns are mixed Torchon and Cluny techniques made in colored cotton, linen or silk thread.  Very nice with good technical diagrams.





La dentelle torchon
nouvelles créations
Martine Piveteau
25 Valencienneskanjes
Nora Andries
Godelieve Vroom
Flanders Lace II
Kumiko Nakazaki
Spitzenrand
various
Spitze Im Raum
(Peak in the Room)
various
out of print/out of stock
$24.95
$44.95
$139.95
$109.95
Once again, Martine Piveteau has given us a collection of 20 all new Torchon patterns that include  scarves, edgings with corners, mats, ellipses, circles, stars, hexagons, squares, a fan, a shawl and much more! 
Delightful folio of Valenciennes patterns from the 19th and 20th centuries.  Each pattern is diagrammed and the finished lace pictured.  This folio provides the lacemaker with beautiful traditional patterns for this rarely documented lace that are within the scope of lacemakers interested in the French straight laces.
This all new Flanders pattern folio 15 beautiful and fun intermediate level patterns that include Arcs, Accolade, Oak Leaf, Sardines, Three Leaf Clover, Daisies, Juniper, Flowers and Leaves, Orchard, Tulips,  Summer, Ivy, Cup, Butterfly Tulip, and "I'm Waiting for You." Eleven of these patterns are edgings with corners. Each pattern includes a picture of the lace, the pricking and a colored working diagram.
Translated, "Top Edge -often misunderstood", this 337 page book including a CD, examines traditional edgings taken from wider pieces and their reconstructions as stand alone patterns.  Copiously illustrated and diagrammed this book is a treasure trove of of technique and patterns.  Text in German.
This 235 page book is filled with new applications for old techniques with lots of wonderful modern designs interpreted in bobbin lace.  There is a fold out pattern folio in the back which includes many of the designs illustrated in the book.  Lots of fun and inspirational, lacemakers interested in contemporary design will love this book.  Text in German.





Floral Bucks Point Patterns
Joyce Syms

Flanders Lace
Barbara Corbet

Lampions und Blüten
Rosemary Schmuck
Schmuck Mit Perlen
Ulrike Voelcker
Mailänder Spitze auf neuen Wegen
various
$24.95
$59.95
$26.95
$15.95
$99.95
A 28 page pattern book of floral Bucks Point patterns that include edgings, circular mats, handkerchief borders and motifs.  Proceeds to benefit cancer research.
In English finally an intermediate level Flanders Lace pattern book.  With lots of colored diagrams this book could not be easier to use.
Make 3-dimensional laces that are worked flat then folded to create Chinese lanterns and colorful flowers with Svarowski beads.  Clever, easy and fun!
Quick, flamboyant and easy to make have fun with these patterns that include 7 earrings, 3 hair clips and 2 brooches plus variations.
This best selling 167 page book is an invaluable resource in the techniques of Milanese lace and how they are applied to contemporary designs.  Fully diagrammed and illustrated.  Text in German.





Invisible
Martina Wolter-Kampmann
Torchon Lacemaking
Jan Tregidgo
Hinojosa Lace
History and Technique
Mariña Regueiro
Flanders Binche Lace
Annick Staes
Contemporary Lace for You
Jane Atkinson
$74.95
$39.95
$89.95
$24.00
$64.95
One of the most exciting books to be published in years.  This book is loaded with useful techniques for invisible starts and finishes.  In German and English, if you don’t understand the text then pop the instructional DVD into your computer and see the techniques explained first hand.
A step by step guide to Torchon techniques from essential equipment and materials to advice on adapting and designing your own patterns, joining and mounting. Excellent

In English, Spanish and French this stunning high quality 240 page book is a treasure trove of history, technique and patterns detailing Spain’s Hinojosa Lace. Complete with 65 patterns and 100 spectacular diagrams and graphics the author faithfully recaptures a wonderful old lace tradition.
All new pattern folio of Flanders and Binche designs.  Annick will be teaching, Traditional Binche Lace for all Levels, at this years 2011 Ithaca Lace Day.  In English, Dutch, French and German
Inspirational, this book is packed with instruction on how to design lace, then select and use threads, color and grids.

Jane will be teaching, Repeating Patterns in Contemporary Lace at this years 2011 Ithaca Lace Day.






Oracle des Dentelles
Claudette and Michel Bouvot
Dentelles de Mirecourt
Special Kant Kobe
Quaderni di Aemilia Ars
Nipva S1
Merletti e Ricami Italiani
Forum 2009
$28.95
$29.95
$49.95
$35.00
$50.00
This is the perfect gift for your lacemaking friends.  This boxed kit of 24 lace cards that can be played as a game 4 different ways while you learn about lace.  In French and English.
At last a book on the beautiful 19th century laces of Mirecourt. Beautifully photographed and illustrated each pattern is fully diagrammed in color with technical drawings of specific techniques. Very nice.
A compilation of patterns using mixed techniques from the OIDFA World Lace Congress in Kobe, Japan 2010. This very nice compilation of 18 patterns includes Torchon edgings and circular doilies, Rococo, Binche, Bloomwork, Rosaline, Duchesse, Withof Duchesse, Lille, Contemporary Japanese laces and needlelace.
Using the needlelace techniques of Aemilia Ars, this pattern book features flowers in its designs.  Although the text is in Italian the diagrams and illustrations show the techniques clearly.
This high quality catalogue is from the International Lace and Embroidery Forum of 2009.  Using the theme of wedding lace, this photographic collection represents the work of Italian lacemakers using mixed techniques.  The text is in Italian and English.

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2. Beginner's Books, Bobbin Lace Manuals and Skills
An Introduction To Bobbin Lacemaking
Rosemary Shepherd
Introduction To Bobbin Lace Making
Jean Jagendorf
Beginner's Guide to Bobbin Lace
Gillan Dye and Adrienne Thunder
The Beginning of the End
Ulrike Löhr
A Manual of Handmade Bobbin Lace Work
Margaret Maidment
m
$39.95
$12.95 $19.95
$69.95
$22.50
Back in stock, this wonderful beginners book has it all covering the basic techniques of lacemaking, beginning with information on tools and materials, winding bobbins and making pillows. A series of exercises builds basic skills before guiding the student through an excellent and comprehensive section on Torchon.
Have fun learning bobbin lace.  First make the beginners tape where you learn the language of lace.  Then make a lace bobbin in several different designs using your new skills.
All new beginners guide to bobbin lace. By working a series of bookmarks lacemakers learn the fundamentals of bobbin lacemaking that include twist, cross, cloth stitch, half stitch, torchon grounds, spiders and trails. Additional patterns include Torchon edgings for scarves, bags, cushions and more that are worked in color and various fibers.
Here at last, delight in this copious analysis on how to start and end bobbin lace patterns many times invisibly! This title is a "must" in every lacemakers library!
An old how-to standby including Torchon, Beds, Bucks & Honiton w/ old patterns & samplers.





Klöppel-Kurs
Ulrike Löhr
Magic Threads
Christine Springett
Klöppeln-Handbuch mit 400 Tricks und Kniffen
Ulrike Löhr
The Torchon Lace Book
Christine Springett
Die Kunst Des Häkelns
The Art of Sewings
Ulrike Voelcker
$29.95
$14.95
$69.95
$17.95
$16.95
This a great beginners book covering the fundamentals of bobbin lacemaking with colored diagrams and photos.

English  Translation $12.95
This booklet explains everything you ever wanted to know about how to start and end a pattern using magic threads. Don't leave home for a workshop without this book!
400 practical skills illustrated and diagrammed. A must have!
A terrific beginner's book that stands alone, but accompanies the DVD's Torchon 1 and Torchon 2.
Van Sciver Bobbin Lace is pleased to announce this worldwide exclusive. A guide to easy and perfect sewings. Finally a booklet to explain and illustrate the art of sewings in bobbin lace. A must in every lacemakers library. Text in English and German.





Rekonstruktion alter Spitzen
Heike Beckeers-Hartle
Maria Kilian
Claudia Schuster
Les bases de la dentelle au fuseau
Mick Fouriscot

The Grammar of Point Ground
Ulrike Voelcker
An Introduction To Torchon
Alison Tolson
Gründe mit System
Uta Ulrich

$29.95
$49.95
$64.95

$59.95
This is a useful publication on how to draw prickings from real handmade and machine lace samples including constructing corners and ovals.  Test in English and German
In this book the fundamental and interdisciplinary skills of bobbin lacemaking are illustrated with the goal of having them applied to new designs are patterns. Fully diagrammed with additional technical diagrams guide the lacemaker through skills that apply to all laces.
We are pleased to announce the publication of Ulrike Voelcker's new book on point ground technique. Due in late June this192 page book promises to be a standard on point ground lace and a must in the lacemakers library.

An all new contemporary look at grounds. Uta Ulrich takes her inspiration from tradition and creates a wonderful new reference of 448 grounds including 132 variations on rose grounds! Useful to new and experienced lacemakers each ground is pictured and includes a working diagram and brief instructions. At the end of the book the more common names of the grounds are listed in English, French, Swedish, Danish, Dutch and Italian.






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3. Torchon Lace
DISCOVER, Explore, Master, Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
Discover, EXPLORE, Master, Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
Discover, Explore, MASTER
Torchon
Ulrike Voelcker
Torchon Lacemaking
Jan Tregidgo
An Introduction To Torchon
Alison Tolson
$42.95
$42.95
$34.95
$39.95
$14.95
Written for lacemakers with basic bobbin lace knowledge this expanding book will be delivered in 3 parts.  Part I will have 126 pages with 75 prickings and full color diagrams with text in German and English.  Part 2 is due October 2012.   Pre-orders accepted.
Volume II, "Explore" is now available
Volume III, "Master" is now available!
A step by step guide to Torchon techniques from essential equipment and materials to advice on adapting and designing your own patterns, joining and mounting. Excellent
This dandy little book covers beginning bobbin lace, Torchon Lace and drafting Torchon Lace! Patterns include 2 bookmarks, 1 mat, 2 edging and a beginners tape. Good value!





The Torchon Lace Book
Christine Springett
Torchon 1 - DVD
Christine Springett
Torchon 2 - DVD
Christine Springett

La dentelle de Cholet, Vol. 1
Martine Piveteau
Mick Fouriscot
La dentelle de Cholet, Vol. 2
Martine Piveteau
Mick Fouriscot

$17.95 $55.00
$52.00
$39.95
$39.95
A terrific beginner's book that stands alone, but accompanies the DVD's Torchon 1 and Torchon 2.

This program is intended to give a new lacemaker an enjoyable introduction to Torchon lace. It shows how to prepare a pricking and how to wind bobbins. A series of carefully designed patterns introduce the basic skills of cloth stitch, half stitch, Torchon ground, fans, Rose ground, honeycomb and spiders both large and small. The techniques are used in a variety of projects which are included in The Torchon Lace Book which is an essential companion to this program.
Learn how to use a gimp, work footside edges, start and finish an edging including tips on trouble shooting and magic threads. You must have Christine's book, The Torchon Lace Book to use these videos.
Truly lovely Torchon patterns. The authors present over 25 patterns that are fully diagrammed in color, with detailed diagrams of special grounds and techniques. This is a delightful title that is first rate.
If you liked the first volume of this series then you will love this volume of exquisite Torchon patterns as well. The authors present over 25 patterns that are fully diagrammed in color, with detailed diagrams of special grounds and techniques. This is a delightful title that is first rate.





La dentelle torchon (vol. 1)
Martine Piveteau
La dentelle torchon (vol. 2)
Martine Piveteau

Logarithmic Lace
Deborah Robinson
101 Torchon Patterns
Robin Lewis
Les Dentelles aux Fuseaux
Therese De Dillmont

$54.00
$54.00
$39.95
$26.95
$79.95
A refreshing new pattern book of Torchon patterns. This book has it all; edgings, mats, circular mats, triangle corners and more in all new patterns. High quality, text in French.
Volume 2 of La dentelle torchon is just as nice as volume 1. Lots of really nice innovative patterns with clever interpretations of Torchon prickings using multiple fibers. Patterns include edgings, mats, circular mats, triangle corners and more. Text is in French with clear easy to follow diagrams.
By using logarithmic grids see how Torchon patterns "stretch" out of shape into something similar but interesting.  Throw in a little color and Torchon becomes magic.
If you are looking for lots and lots of Torchon patterns then this is the book for you. Each pattern in diagrammed in color.
Famous in the bobbin lace world this beautiful reprint represents the bobbin lace work of Therese de Dillmont. The patterns which are timeless and traditionally French, come complete with fold out prickings and detailed instructions. Text is in French but easily translated using http://babelfish.yahoo.com/





Wedding Lace Portfolio
Louise Colgan
Torchon Lacemaking
Elizabeth Wade
Torchon Spitzen-Technik
 
Various
 Beginner's Guide to Bobbin Lace
Gillan Dye and Adrienne Thunder
Klöppelmuster für Schals und Tischläufer
Brigitte Bellon
$15.95
 $34.95
 $119.95
$19.95
 $28.95
4 beautifully designed patterns including wedding garter, edging, hanky & fan with instructions and diagrams.
Once again we are pleased to announce that this popular beginners book is back in print.  A real favorite.
A fabulous 2 piece set analyzing Torchon from an interdisciplinary point of view. There is a comprehensive analysis of Torchon grounds, along with dozens of patterns and diagrams that span a broad spectrum of Torchon techniques. There is a separate pattern pack. Terrific!

English Translation of text: $36.95
All new beginners guide to bobbin lace. By working a series of bookmarks lacemakers learn the fundamentals of bobbin lacemaking that include twist, cross, cloth stitch, half stitch, torchon grounds, spiders and trails. Additional patterns include Torchon edgings for scarves, bags, cushions and more that are worked in color and various fibers.
A book of table runners made using clever techniques. These patterns could also be used as scarves.





Rose Brier Bears
Betty Braun
Pettersson-Spitzen
Nordström
Spinnen, Spinnen, Spinnen
Hildegard Glös
 Pattern Design for Torchon Lace/CD
Jane Atkinson
Color in Torchon - DVD
Jean Leader
$22.00
$54.95
$26.95
$29.95
$56.00
Delight in these easy to do ornaments from US lace designer, Betty Braun. Torchon is the technique with bears as the theme. These bobbin lace patterns are designed to be worked in linen and assorted metallics.  Out of print.  Only a few left.
This book is devoted to the history and reconstruction of Pettersson Lace made in the early part of 19th century Sweden.  Each of the 52 patterns show the original lace and comes with a full colored diagram.  In English, German and Swedish.  Very nicely produced this is an important book in the documentation of bobbin lacemaking.
This designers delight includes a pattern, directions and colored diagrams on how to make 83 different spiders using 4 to 20 pairs. Explore the possibilities of design and color in Torchon using logarithmic grids and inspiration from nature. Available on CD with illustrations in full color. Interactive, with over 100 fully scalable and printable patterns.  Includes a popular fan pattern.
Jean Leader shows you how to add color to your Torchon patterns with ease.





Introduction To Charted Bobbin Lace
Deborah Robinson
Circles and Squares
The Lace Guild
Bobbin Lace for the
Dining Table
Peter Sørensen
Torchon Patterns
various
Drafting Torchon Lace Patterns
Alexandrea Stillwell
out of print/stock
$16.95
$42.00
$8.95
$39.95
Delight in this fresh approach to bobbin lace! Charted Bobbin lace features a square ground that instead of being worked at a 45 degree angle from the footside, it is worked at 90 degrees, giving the appearance of a filet needlelace! Easy to learn and make this technique can be used to interpret any crochet, filet or cross-stitch design in bobbin lace.
This little booklet from the Lace Guild features patterns of circles and squares. This is a nice book for lacemakers looking for intermediate level patterns and are relatively quick and easy to make.
Select from 12 bobbin lace borders in Torchon lace especially designed for table linens.  These Torchon edging with corners can be used for table clothes, runners, napkin edgings and more.  Each pattern is comes with a colored diagram. Use Bockens linen 35/2 in bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached or colors, with linen 18/3 as your gimp thread. 
Torchon patterns at an affordable price.
We are lucky to have this title back in print.  This 140 page, easy to use, spiral bound book teachers you everything you need to know about drafting Torchon patterns using paper and pencil.






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4. Bedfordshire, Cluny, Schneeberger, Guipure

Introducing Traditional Bedfordshire Lace in 20 Lessons
 
Barbara Underwood
Traditional Bedfordshire Lace
Barbara Underwood
Bedfordshire Lace Patterns
by Margaret Turner
Thomas Lester, His Lace and the East Midlands Industry
Anne Buck
Bedfordshire Lace Designs from the Sargeant Collection
Anita Wilkinson
$39.95
$29.95
$24.95
$29.95
$34.95
Top notch beginners/intermediate book on Beds with diagrams.
The best advanced manual of Beds available with patterns. A must!
A fabulous book of traditional Bedfordshire patterns.

The story of the 19th Century English lace dealers in the East Midland counties focusing on the life and work of Thomas Lester.

Another terrific collection of Bedfordshire lace patterns featuring the Sargeant Collection.  Over 40 pages of prickings and pictures of the finished laces.





Floral Bedfordshire
Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof
52 Designs from the
Cecil Higgins Gallery
Patterns for Lace at the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford, from -- The Thomas Lester Collection
Cecil Higgins Art Gallery
Traced Parchment Patterns for Lace
Cecil Higgins Art Gallery
A Celebration of Bedfordshire
LACE -- The Thomas Lester Collection

$59.95
Out of Print
$22.95
$22.95
$29.95
This book begins with a section on techniques followed by 40 all new patterns designed and made in the Lester tradition. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of Lester lace this book will not only be of interest to students of Bedfordshire, but those lacemakers who like to make Honiton, Duchesse and Bucks as well!
This is a collection of 52 designs and patterns from the Cecil Higgins Gallery in Bedford, England. This is a rare opportunity to see the design process of Beds and Bucks patterns. This publication is of special interest to the continuing student of Bucks Point and Bedfordshire laces.

Prickings from the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery of Bedfordshire laces. The are no corresponding pictures of the lace to accompany this book, but the patterns are to die for and are at an intermediate/ to advanced level .

Prickings from the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery of Bedfordshire laces. The are no corresponding pictures of the lace to accompany this book, but the patterns are to die for and are at an intermediate/ to advanced level .

A long awaited and sensational large format catalogue, with descriptions of the Thomas Lester lace from the Cecil Higgins Gallery. Very nice.






Prickings from the AV Clark Collection-CD
The Lace Guild
Rose Family Sample Book DVD
The Lace Guild
Bedfordshire Lace Designs
Anita Wilkinson
Bedfordshire Lace Motifs
Anita Wilkinson
My Favorite Patterns from Fifty Years of Lacemaking
Margarite Tite
$16.95
$32.00
$34.95
$19.95
$19.95
Photographs of 275 prickings of single heads of Bedfordshire and Maltese edgings and insertions.  These can be used to make the lace or to inspire your own designs.
Photographs of 860 prickings of single heads of Bedfordshire and Maltese edgings and insertions.  These can be used to make the lace or to inspire your own designs.
Two new books on Bedfordshire that bring us excellent prickings from museums and teacher's collections adapted by Anita Wilkenson.  This is an invaluable collection of lace patterns available to the student of Bedfordshire and Lester laces.
Margaret Tite's personal collection of lace patterns for students and teachers.





Wiener Spitzen
Hartmut Lang
 Bijoux aux fuseaux
Magali Demelle Déboudard
Schneeberger Klöppelmotive
Brigitte Bellon
Nature in Lace
Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof
An Introduction To Bedfordshire Lace
Jean Leader
$59.95
$49.95
$36.95
Out of Print/Out of Stock
$15.95
A A group of Viennese lacemakers led by Hartmut Lang have reconstructed patterns from a bobbin lacemaking course taught at the beginning of the 20th century. The book includes 52 guipure and Cluny laces, plus some Torchon and Tape lace, complete with spectacular colored diagrams and pictures of the original and reconstructed laces. This book is beautifully produced and is in English. Very, very nice.
Using as its basis the techniques of guipure lace, this clever book incorporates beads and color in the structure of the lace to produce lace as ornament. Clever and fun. Text in French with color coded diagrams.
At last a pattern book on the popular Schneeberger lace. The book has 40 patterns, mostly for small pieces of lace, each with an illustration, a lace pricking and technical diagrams. Pattern themes include butterflies, hearts, snails, leaves, flowers, Christmas bells, and also some very decorative lace edgings and mats.
Enjoy this 84 page pattern book featuring 20 all new floral Bedfordshire designs by Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof. Whimsical and fun these fun to make patterns feature flowers with geometric guipure grounds.
All the fundamentals in a nutshell! Some pretty patterns too!





Cluny de Brioude Polychrome
Odette Arpin
Dentelles au Fuseau Cluny
Fouriscot and Salvador
Cluny de Brioude
Fouriscot & Arpin
Guipure du Puy
Mick Fouriscot
Nathalie Hubert
La Guipure du Puy
Perfectionnement Vol. 2
Nathalie Hubert
Mick Fouriscot
$39.95
$32.95
$29.95
Out of Print/Out of Stock
$32.50
A pattern book of stunning guipure laces made with multi-colored leaves.
Technique of Cluny with patterns, diagrams and colored plates.
All colored pattern book of Cluny laces from Brioude. Very nice!
A beautiful pattern book of the lovely guipure lace of du Puy characterized by plaits, petals, and trails.
Volume II including many patterns for this beautiful guipure lace of du Puy characterized by plaits, petals, and trails.





Schneeberger Lace Technique
Schneeberger Lace Patterns
Thistles, Roses and Daffodils
Jean Leader
An Early Lace Workbook
Rosemary Shepherd


out of print/out of stock
out of print/out of stock
$19.95
$59.95

A small manual for this tape based lace.
n accompanying pattern pack for Schneeberger Lace Technique.
A charming pattern book of 4 bookmarks using floral Bedfordshire designs and techniques.  Complete with instructions and technical tips.
The best book ever written on the earliest bobbin laces made in gold, silver and linen threads.







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5. Bucks Point, Downton, Tönder, Bayeux, Beveran, Chantilly
Geometrical Bucks Point
Alex Stillwell
Bucks Point Rose Insertion
Alex Stillwell
DVD-Intermediate Skills In Bucks Point Lace
Jean Leader
Suffolk Lace
Nicky Höwener-Townsend
Dentelle de Lille du Puy
Mick Fortiscot
$64.95
$8.50
$79.95
$54.95
$44.95
The most comprehensive book on the market on geometrical Bucks Point.  Back in stock at a lower price!  Don't miss this opportunity to buy this book at these favorable exchange rates!
One of Alex Stillwell's handy booklets.  This booklet features a pretty Bucks Point Insertion floral pattern with a 2" width. Instructions include some tips on florals.
Don't miss this fabulous new DVD on Bucks Point. Although the fundamentals are reviewed this comprehensive DVD presumes you already have the basics of Bucks point and picks up at the intermediate level. New techniques include cucumber foot, tallies in point and honeycomb ground, corners, mayflower in honeycomb, starting and finishing a bookmark, gimp fingers, working a hexagon, holes in cloth stitch and headside techniques. This 6 1/2 hour DVD comes with 6 printed pages of patterns and diagrams. There are five patterns that include bookmarks, edgings with corners, a hexagon and circular motif.
Nine years of research has gone into this 119 page book on the previously little known history and patterns of the bobbin lace of Suffolk, England. The book is arranged in two parts with the first section devoted to the history, lace, dealers and bobbins belonging to this lace. The second part is devoted to the patterns characteristic of this lace. The author has carefully redrawn, made and diagrammed 38 point ground patterns that have been in the safe keeping of the V&A Museum in London since 1875. This is a must for any student of the English and point ground laces.
A book of 35 patterns point ground patterns from Le Puy, France.  the patterns include edgings, round and oval motifs at the intermediate level





Point Ground Lace
Ruth Doepfner-
Wettstein
Buckinghamshire
Pillow Lace
Georgina M. Roberts
Introducing Bucks Point 
Jean Leader
 Schwarzarbeit
Band 2
Ulrike Voelcker
Symphonie en Dentelle
Claudette and Michel Bouvot
Chantel Hervieux
$56.95
 $24.95 $15.95
$69.95
$74.95
Wow! At last a modern manual of point ground lace for beginners and the advanced students of Point Ground laces. This fabulous book of 28 patterns based on Switzerland's traditional point ground lace and it's floral designs includes meticulously drawn large color-coded diagrams.
Georgina M. Roberts wrote this manuscript in 1926 in the hopes that it would preserve the techniques of Bucks Point, but died before it was finished. Edited by Alexandra Still this manuscript has been brought to life as one of the earliest known accounts of the technique of Bucks Point.
All the basics in a nutshell. Ulrike Voekler has done it again with the publication of this new pattern book on Chantilly Lace. The book is divided into 3 sections: New designs, Reconstructed Laces and Blonde Lace. The patterns are sensational and organized by level of difficulty. We are thrilled to have this wonderful new publication in time for Lace Day 2007 where Ulrike will be teaching this beautiful lace. Fans of polychrome and blonde lace will love this 172 page pattern book. Beautifully produced in color on high quality paper this book has chapters on Art Nouveau design, color, history and technique including 35 stunning polychrome and blonde lace patterns. All the patterns are included in the book at a 25% reduction. An additional pattern packet is available with the patterns at full working size for $15.00.





Floral Bucks Point Patterns
Joyce Symes
The Grammar of Point Ground
Ulrike Voelcker
Devon Trolly Lace
The Lost Laces of the East Devon Coast
Carol McFadzean
Devon Trolly Lace
Patterns for Lace for Queen Victoria
Carol McFadzean
 Point Ground Lace
European Network
$24.95
$64.95
Out of Print
$49.95
$49.95
A 28 page pattern book of floral Bucks Point patterns that include edgings, circular mats, handkerchief borders and motifs.  Proceeds to benefit cancer research.
This192 page book is a standard on point ground lace and an absolute must for any lacemaker using point ground techniques.  Techniques illustrated in this book can be applied to all your point ground laces.
Back in print, this exciting new title is a result of a lace collection found in 2002 that included 700 lace samples dating back to the 18th century. Carol McFadzean has redrawn and worked 40 of these samples of mostly geometric point ground patterns. A must for the student of point ground laces!
This second book on Devon Trolly Lace concentrates on the lace patterns from the sampler, sachet and work bag sent to Queen Victoria at the beginning of her reign. Carol McFadzean explains that the sampler originally had 69 samples on it, but 5 were selected by the Queen, so 64 in total remain on the sampler and 24 of them have been redrawn and reworked for the first time in over 160 years. Come meet and see Carol McFadzean at the 2008 Ithaca Lace Day where she will be teaching Devon Trolly Lace!
We love this book! In some respects it picks up where the OIDFA Point Ground Study leaves off by studying in much more detail the history and technique of Dentelles et Blondes, Liebenau, Erzgebirge, Point of L'Aquila, Point Ground Lace of Slovenia, and Ret-Fi Lace of Spain. Text in English, French, Spanish, German and Slovensko.





Stil Blütin
Ulrike Voelcker
Bucks Point Prickings
Kate Riley
Butterfly and Moth
Ulrike Löhr
4 x Rond-Beveren
Anny Noben-Slegers
Polychrome de Courseulles
9 Modeles
Claudette and Michel Bouvot
$59.95
$18.95
$44.95
$34.00
$39.95
Ulrike (Löhr) Voelcker's exciting book features stylized flowers worked with colored silk threads in the point ground tradition of blonde polychrome of Normandy.
59 prickings w/ diagrams selected from Lace Dealers Pattern Book.
This outstanding title from Ulrike Löhr includes 15 new butterfly and moth patterns made in point ground using colored silk floss. These true to life designs are exceptional in design, technique and interpretation. In German and English each design is fully diagrammed with instructions.
A pattern folder that contains the prickings and diagrams in black and white. The folder comes with a CD ROM that contains complete colored diagrams that can be printed out by home computer or in a copy shop to the preferred size. This exciting pattern book features all new Polychrome Lace patterns. Buy this title along with our expanded color selection of Piper's Floss silk and organzine.





Blondes Chantilly et Caen
 Raszewski and Bouvot
Luton Lace Treasury I, II, III and IV
Sally Barry
Fine Old Buckinghamshire Lace Patterns
Christine Springett
La Dentelle de Bayeux
Fouriscot and Salvador
JAGD nach Strich und Faden
Ulrike Löhr
$69.95
$36.00 each
$26.95
Out of print/Out of stock
$59.95
Another absolutely beautiful book on Blondes, Chantilly et Caen. Produced on high quality paper this book is lavishly illustrated with colored pictures of the designs of Pierre LANDRY. There is a section on the history and designs with some beautiful patterns in the last section. Text in French.
Four separate books each with 50 selected geometric Bucks Point patterns from the Lace Dealers Pattern Book. Each pattern comes with a pricking, a clear finished picture of the lace and a working diagram. Super compilation of old Bucks Point lace patterns from the collection of Pope & Sivewright.
Pattern book of Bayeux lace complete with detailed colored diagrams.  Text in French.
Exceptional mixed pattern book including traditional Mechlin, Chantilly, Point de Paris & more!





Lace Australian Wildflowers in Point Ground
Elwyn Kenn
Point Ground Patterns from Australia
Elwyn Kenn
Chantilly
Lia Baumeister
Tonderkniplinger II
Inge Wind Skovgaard
Dentelles Du Pays-D'enhaut
Ruth Doepfner- Wettstein
Out of print/Out of stock
$12.95
(out of print)
$32.00
$44.95
A charming pattern book of new point ground designs.
Another pattern book of new point ground designs.
Technique and patterns for Chantilly lace.
30 Tønder patterns with diagrams. The text is in Danish. There is a small glossary inside the front cover translating keys words in English, German, French and Dutch.
Meticulously diagrammed point ground patterns made in Switzerland for the traditional bonnets of the Pays d'Enhaut.   Although these point ground patterns were originally worked in black the pattern in the book are worked in white for the easy of seeing the detail.





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6. Flanders, Point de Paris, Valenciennes, Mechlin, Binche
Dentelle de Valenciennes
Sophie Houpeurt Mollaret
Flanders Lace
Barbara Corbet
Flandrische Spitze im Aufbruch
Various
Flanders Lace II
Kumiko Nakazaki
Le point de Paris
Martine Piveteau
$29.95
$59.95
Out of Print/Stock
$44.95
$39.95
Finally an all new book on the technique of Valenciennes.  although the text is in French the fully colored diagrams showing connections and pattern maps is easy to follow with basic bobbin lacemaking skills
In English finally an intermediate level Flanders Lace pattern book.  With lots of colored diagrams this book could not be easier to use.
A compilation of new patterns by noted designers and teachers like Anne- Marie Verbeke-Billiet, Ulrike Voelcker, and Gisela Schläfer, are included in this 289 page book of articles and patterns on Flanders Lace. Both traditional and whimsical all the basics techniques and grounds, both new and old, are described by colored diagrams and photo's of the finished lace.
This all new Flanders pattern folio 15 beautiful and fun intermediate level patterns that include Arcs, Accolade, Oak Leaf, Sardines, Three Leaf Clover, Daisies, Juniper, Flowers and Leaves, Orchard, Tulips,  Summer, Ivy, Cup, Butterfly Tulip, and "I'm Waiting for You." Eleven of these patterns are edgings with corners. Each pattern includes a picture of the lace, the pricking and a colored working diagram.
In English, French and Italian this superbly organized 65 page high quality hardback book instructs the lacemaker on the technique of Paris lace. Easy to follow colored diagrams and technical drawings make this text the perfect instructional manual on Paris lace.





Paris Lace
Kumiko Nakazaki
DVD-Flanders Lace
Sally Schoenberg
Eisblumen
Ulrike Voelcker
Binche II
Michael Giusiana
Binche III
Michael Giusiana
$49.95
$54.00
$49.95
$74.95
$69.95
This stunning pattern folio includes all new designs made in Point de Paris.  The folio includes bobbin lace straight edgings, round edgings, medallions and one hexagonal mat.  Fully diagrammed with clear pictures of the finished lace don't miss this opportunity to this title to your library.
This huge 3 disk DVD offers the latest instruction on Flanders Lace. By working three edging patterns Sally Schoenberg teaches the essentials of Flanders Lace including the 5-hole ground, half of a ground stitch, joining in two times, inputs, outputs, snowflakes and the overlapping finish.
Ulrike has done it again! This spectacular new book, rich in material and design, is in English and German and includes 10 new beautiful, fully diagrammed, patterns for ice flowers set into Mechlin ground. Additionally there are 11 redrafted traditional Mechlin edgings and 2 modern designs. Fabulous!
very fine old Binche laces, 2)an introduction to common grounds and fillings found in Binche, 3)a varied selection of patterns. All patterns are colored diagrammed. Very, very, nice.
If you like Binche than there is something in this new pattern book for everyone. Narrow edgings to wide there are patterns at all levels.





25 Valencienneskanjes
Nora Andries
Godelieve Vroom
 Viele Gute Gründe I
 Viele Gute Gründe II
 Viele Gute Gründe III
Viele Gute Gründe IV
Ulrike Voelcker
De sierlijkheid van de Mechelse kant 2002
Rita Thienpondt
Caen Kant Special
various
Flanders
Michael Giusiana
Kathy Kauffmann
Marianne Stang
$24.95
$26.95
$69.95
$52.95
$79.95
Delightful folio of Valenciennes patterns from the 19th and 20th centuries.  Each pattern is diagrammed and the finished lace pictured.  This folio provides the lacemaker with beautiful traditional patterns for this rarely documented lace that are within the scope of lacemakers interested in the French straight laces.
Even more spectacular then the previous three, A Lot of Good Grounds IV is the final chapter in this magnificent series on grounds.
A pattern folio of 10 fully diagrammed Mechlin patterns. Text in English, German, Dutch and French.
This is the best of the OIDFA Congress folios we have seen. There are 19 original patterns in many styles of bobbin lace that include Lille, Flanders, Binche, Fine Bloomwork, Valenciennes, Russian, Torchon, Mechlin, Rococo, Rosaline and modern designs.
Don't miss this new manual of Flanders Lace complete with patterns, colored diagrams, clear instructions, sharp photos and text in English, German, French, Italian and Dutch!





Flanders Binche Lace
Annick Staes

Binche Course
Annick Staes
Valenciennes Technique
Annick Staes
Valenciennes Patterns
Annick Staes
Flanders Lace
Annick Staes
$24.00
$22.00
$24.00
$22.00
$22.00
All new pattern folio of Flanders and Binche designs.  Annick will be teaching, Traditional Binche Lace for all Levels, at this years 2011 Ithaca Lace Day.  In English, Dutch, French and German.
A visual introduction course to beginning Binche, including the various grounds and fillings.
A very good how to book on Valenciennes in English,  Dutch, French and German.  Supported by prose instruction describing the illustrations this is the place to start for beginning Valenciennes.
A super Valenciennes pattern book that includes Page Butterfly, Iris, Barbara, Lotus, and Opuntia.

An intermediate level Flanders pattern book with technical diagrams that includes Poppy, Fern, Aphelandra, Punica and Monstera.





Bobijntje! 1
Bobijntje! 2
Bobijntje! 3
Bobijntje! 4
Bobijntje! 5
$49.95
$49.95
$49.95
$49.95
$49.95
Eight patterns plus variations compiled in folio format with pricking, colored diagrams and a finished picture of the lace.  Printed 2001.
12 all new patterns including the Peacock, Tulip, Seed Leaf, Cyclamen, Dancing Couple, Fishes and Snail, geometric Torchon Squares with gimp, Sun and Phoenix, Cherry Blossom, Four Leaf Clover, and Madonna Mary.
Once again more great patterns that include gambolling horses, carp-dragon Metamorphosis, Japanese Bush Warbler on Ume Tree, Dancing Monkeys, Bunny, Ducky, Doggy and Flower Garden,
Fumie Kanai has done it again with 19 patterns featuring flowers in Binche, Flanders, Rosaline, and Torchon that include Fern Classic, Fern Peacock, Acanthus, Violet, Florist's Chrysanthemum, Japanese Rose, Cinderella Story, Rose, Lily, Rosa (Pendant/oval), Rose (Pendant/circle) Wreath and Easter Egg.
Her best pattern book yet
with 16 pattern that includes the Butterfly,Victory, Chrysanthemum, Lotus, Lotus and Phoenix, Dragon and Phoenix, Relations, Pomegranate, Gourd, Palmette, Kara-Bana, Paisley (Rosaline) and Hana Karakusa.






 Title
Author
Price
Comments
The Technique of Flanders Vera
Cockuyt
$36.95 A complete manual of Flanders.
Flanders Lace, 31 Prickings and Graphs $36.95 Pattern supplement for the Tech. of Flanders with diagrams.
The Technique and Design of Flanders Lace $24.95 A manual of Flanders Lace available in English.
The Technique of Paris Lace $36.95 A technical manual on Paris including prose explanations.
Technique of Valenciennes $36.95 A comprehensive manual of Valenciennes in English.
Technique of Valenciennes, Pattern Supplement
$26.95
Pattern workbook for the Technique of Valenciennes.
Variations on Plaited Grounds $34.95 Instruction manual on plaited grounds on Flemish straight laces.
Variations on Plaited Grounds (Workbook) $19.95 Plaited ground patterns.
Variations on Snow Ground $34.95 Focused study on snow grounds.
Variations on Snow Ground (Workbook) $19.95 Patterns with snow grounds.
Binche: An Introduction $36.95 Complete technical manual in English.
Suggestions: How To Improve Binche $19.95 A handy supplement to any technical how-to book on Binche.

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7. Springett
Springett Videos
Lace for Special Occasions
Christine Springett
Christmas Collection
ChristineSpringett
Success To The Lace Pillow
Christine and David Springett
Fun With Leaves
ChristineSpringett
assorted
$34.95
$16.95
$29.95
$15.95
Go to Videos and DVD's to see prices and descriptions of all 18 Springett videos and those of others.
A new pattern and instruction book from Christine Springett with 100 pages of wedding & anniversary projects featuring Bedfordshire and Torchon patterns.
Make the perfect gift for friends and family with Christine's new collection of pretty Christmas ornaments.
All about the antique East Midland bobbins. Christine has done it again. This original and delightful approach to making Bedfordshire leaves with variegated thread is stunning. The price includes enough thread for 3 projects!





Magic Threads
Christine Springett
The Christmas Lace Book
Christine Springett
Turning Lace Bobbins
David Springett
Torchon Lace Book
Christine Springer
Variations on an Edging
Christine Springett
$14.95
$26.95
$39.95
$17.95
$12.95
This booklet explains everything you ever wanted to know about how to start and end a pattern using magic threads. Don't leave home for a workshop without this book!
Delightful pattern book with copious descriptions.
A comprehensive how-to book on turning bobbins! Great A good beginners book for Torchon with easy & fun patterns.
Enjoy this booklet from Christine Springett that includes 38 prickings and 2 colored pages showing finished projects using differently shaped edgings. Learn a radical new method of joining the lace together which is virtually invisible.





Spangles & Superstitions
Christine Springett
Snakes Galore
Christine Springett
Bangle Bonanza
Christine Springett

Fine Old Bucks Point Lace Patterns
Christine Springett
Lace For Children of All Ages

$12.95
$12.95
$12.95   
$26.95   

All about the spangles on East Midland bobbins. Numerous variations on the Springett's popular snake pattern.
Assorted patterns designed for ring insertions.
A collection of redrawn Bucks Point floral patterns from the Pope and Seiverwright collection.
Back in print!






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8. Traditional Free Laces -- Honiton, Withof Duchesse, Bloemwork, Duchesse, Rosaline
Honiton Lace Fillings
Devon Lace Teachers
Duchesse
Herzogin Der Spitze
various
Mit Rippe und Rolle
Ulrike Voelcker
Mille Fleurs
Kumiko Nakazaki
The Technique of Honiton
Elsie Luxton
$44.95
$99.95
$64.95
$56.95
$29.95
Hot off the presses this all new 127 page book is the very best we have seen on Honiton Fillings.  Based on the work of Christine Hawken there of 66 fillings complete with pricking, diagram, directions and a clear photo of the finished filling.  An added bonus is a section that includes 32 Honiton patterns and grids for filling design.  This book is useful to the student of fine free laces and contemporary design interpretation!

Ulrike Voelcker's new book Mit Rippe und Rolle (Rib and Roll) is spectacular!  This 136 page hardback includes 40 free lace patterns featuring raised and rolled work found in Honiton, Duchesse and Withof laces.  The 40 pages of technical drawings include grounds, fillings and free lace work, will make this book worth adding to your lacemaking library.  Don't miss this opportunity!  In stock and ready to ship.
A beautiful collection of Binche, Point de Paris, Duchesse and free-design lace patterns personally designed by Kumiko and worked by herself and her students.  The folio includes 18 lace patterns with beautiful flowers for all level lacemakers.  Each design includes a pricking, technical drawing in color and photograph of the finished lace.
This book takes the lacemaker from beginning Honiton through raised & rolled work. A bargain!





Bobbin Lace Flowers
Doris Olsen
Designing for Bruges Flower Lace
Edna Sutton
Honiton Lace: Step-by-Step
Sheila Wells
Honiton Lace Patterns
The Devon Lace Teachers
Honiton Lace
Joyce Dorsett
$48.00
out of print/out of stock
$17.95
$17.95
$14.95
Make 18 different colorful 3-dimensional flowers in bobbin lace. Simple to do and beautiful to look at when you are finished.
Intermediate instruction manual for Bruges Flower Lace.

A fresh perspective on Honiton lace w/ diagrammed solutions.
A wonderful collection of traditional Honiton patterns compiled by the Devon lace teachers and the English Lace Guild. Very nice.
All the basics in a nutshell.






La Dentelle Duchesse
Mick Fouriscot/Léona Parfait-Laitem
La Dentelle Duchesse - Volume 2 - Perfectionnement
Mick Fouriscot
Léona Parfait-Laitem
Kleine Schmuckstücke in Chrysanthe-Technik
Hildegard Glös
Geklöppelte Vögel
Knyppleade Faglas
Oiseaux en Dentelle
 
Ulla Fagerlin and
Birgitta Hulterström
Lace at the Windows of Heaven
Mary Jean Eke

$32.95
Out of Print/Out of Stock
$20.95
$36.95
$17.95
A beautifully formatted book in color on Duchesse Lace including good diagrams of specific tasks.
More on Duchesse lace including 2 handkerchief edgings, 1 mats, 2 floral motifs and a baby bonnet. Beautiful colored diagrams.
A manual of bloemwork technique.  As pictured on the cover these patterns and pretty to look at and easy to do.
A pattern book of nothing but bobbin lace made birds done in color and using tape and free lace techniques.
Using the nursery rhyme, turned lace tell, "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe", Jean Eke tells the story of her life through the pieces of lace she has made. This delightfully fresh look at bobbin lace weaves a tale that all lacemakers can relate to. It also shows the imaginary path Jean took to design and execute her ideas in lace.





A Manual for Sluis and Withof Duchess Laces, Part I, Sluis 1913-1935
Anneke Reijs
A Manual for Sluis and Withof Duchess Laces, Part II
Anneke Reijs
A Manual for Sluis and Withof Duchess Laces, Part III
Anneke Reijs
Withof Duchesse Pattern Book
I, II, III, IV, & V
Anneke Reijs
Withof Pattern Book #6
Anneke Reijs
$49.95
$49.95
$49.95
$19.95 each
$39.95
The bibles of Sluis and Withof laces sanctioned by Sister Judith of The Netherlands. Include instructions, diagrams and patterns. Part III now in stock!
Five different pattern books for Duchesse and Withof Patterns.  Designate I, II, III, IV or V
Withof pattern book.





Withof Pattern Book #7
Anneke Reijs
Withof Pattern Book #8
Anneke Reijs
Withof Pattern Book #9
Anneke Reijs
Maikäfer, Flieg (Bugs)
Ulrike Löhr
Schmetterlinge, Flieg (Butterflies)
Ulrike Löhr
$49.95 each
$49.95
$49.95
$18.95
$18.95
Withof pattern book.
Withof pattern book.
Technical explanations in English on this lovely Flemish lace.
Using techniques borrowed from the free laces of Duchesse, Withof & Honiton, Ulrike Löhr has designed two exceptional books depicting butterflies and bugs. Extraordinarily realistic designs and superb execution.






Tech. of Chrysanthemum Bloemwork
The Technique of Bloemwork
Vera Cockuyt
Bloemwork Pattern Supplement
Vera Cockuyt
The Technique of Duchesse
Vera Cockuyt
An Introduction to Bruges Lace
Jean Hardy




$24.95
$34.95
$24.95
$29.95
$15.95
A manual of bloemwork technique.
The Technique of Bloemwork
Patterns for the Technique of Bloemwork.
Learn the fundamentals of Duchesse Lace. everything you need to know to get started on Bruges Flower Lace. Excellent and affordable!






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9. Milanese, Cantu and Tape Based Lace
Weihnachts-Klöppelmuster
Brigitte Bellon
Knypplade Blommor
(Flowers in Bobbin Lace)
Ulla Fagerlin and Birgitta Hulterström
An Introduction To Milanese
Patricia Read
36 Klöppelbilder nach der Natur
Irmgard Schneider
Geklöppelte Frühlingsmotive
Brigitte Bellon
$38.95
$32.95
$17.95
$34.95
$36.95
Written in English, German, French and Italian this is one of Brigitte Bellon's best books yet.  Filled with patterns for Christmas each design is beautifully made and illustrated.  Helpful technical diagrams are provided where needed.
Back in stock this  book filled with patterns of flowers made using free and tape based techniques.  Easy to do and fun to look at the patterns include prickings for Cornflower, Heather, Hoary Turnblade, Honeysuckle, Bindweed, March Gentian, Yellow Iris, Tallywort, Fritillary, Lay's Slipper Orchid, Rose, Wild Calla Lily, Picotella, Pasque Flower, Dog Rose, Lollyflower, Marsh Marigold, Hepatica, Red Clover, Tiara Lily, Water-Lily, Lesser Burdock, Tulips and Angelica.
Affordable and informative this little publication on Milanese Lace covers all the basics in 5 patterns. Tapes include, Archway, Basket weave, Ovals, Meander-in-braid 2. Terrific!
Back in print at last this popular title is a delightful book of 36 bobbin lace patterns with themes from nature including oaks leaves, berries flowers and birds. These well thought out, easy to make patterns will satisfy any lacemaker.
Brigitte Bellon has done it again. This compilation of 38 original patterns features flowers, butterflies, hearts and much more in Russian, Duchesse, Schneeberger, Torchon and Guipure technique. Fun and easy to do.





Alphabet Inspirations
in
Sandi Woods
Milanese Lace, Original Patterns in Color
Louise Colgan
Austria Lace -- Art Nouveau Bobbin Lace from Vienna
Leopoldine Winkler
Dekorative Klöppelbilder
various
Treasury of Patterns
Radmila Zuman
$26.95
$21.95
$49.95
$26.95
$39.95
This exciting title contains patterns and instructions for "The Leafy Glade Alphabet". Each pattern can be made using simple bobbin lace stitches or the more complex Milanese tapes in color or in white. In addition to the alphabet there are 24 additional patterns which take inspiration from the alphabet. Each pattern includes prickings, line diagrams, pin reference charts and full pin-by-pin instructions.
Original Milanese lace designs of exceptional quality in color!
In German and English, this large format hardback edition includes 25 patterns with lace prickings and 68 illustrations, including 105 black and white and colored diagrams. This beautiful titles includes a historical section on the lace production in the Austria-Hungarian Empire.
A delightful pattern folio including 15 pictorial tape based patterns depicting designs inspired by nature
A well produced book of decorative tapes inspired by the laces made in Northern Italy during the baroque era and the peasant laces of central Europe. This book is of particular interest to lacemakers who are interested in Milanese Lace and creative lacemaking. Each tape is fully diagrammed and referenced in six languages.





Geklöppelte Ostereier
Annelies Kirst
Neue Klöppel-Ostereier
Annelies Kirst
Bobbin Lace - To and Fro
Claire Burkhard
Geklöppelter Weihnachtsschmuck
Bridgette Bellon
Swedish Lace Motifs
(Knypplade Bilder)
Hulterstrom
$16.95
$16.95
$26.95
$36.95
$32.95
A delightful pattern book of 20 Easter Egg patterns all made in color. Easy and fun
Like its predecessor, Geklöppelte, this title offers the lacemaker another selection of easy to do egg shaped patterns in mixed laces including tape based, Milanese, Torchon, Flanders and Bucks Point.
Forty new patterns worked with 18 pairs or less,these easy and quick to make patterns include round and rectangular tablecloths, curtains, a tie, a scarf, colored table runners, stars, altar lace and assorted motifs.
Brigitte Bellon has put together a really nice new book of 36 NEW patterns for Christmas including stars, angels, bells, hearts, candles and more!. Easy to make and clearly diagrammed.
Tape based pattern book on Swedish bobbin lace pictures.





24 Hearts in Bobbin Lace
Faciles au Fuseau - Motifs Floraux
Mick Fouriscot
Mylène Salvador

36 Klöppelbilder nach der Natur
Fillings from Hunnia Lace
Anna Rühle and Gizella Fay, Aladárneé

Dreidimensionale Klöppelsterne,
R Schmuck and A Schröder   

$25.95
$22.95
$34.95
$44.95
$28.95
24 easy to make bobbin lace hearts made in color.
Lots of bobbin lace flower patterns that are easy to do and suitable for jewelry.
A delightful book of 36 bobbin lace patterns with themes from nature including oaks leaves, berries flowers and birds. These well thought out, easy to make patterns will satisfy any lacemaker.
A unique tape based lace from Hungary thats share techniques from Honiton, tape based laces  and Milanese.
Three dimensional bobbin lace stars.






Pizzo di Cantu 4
Pizzo di Cantu 5
183 Disehni decalcabili piu volte
Pizzo di Cantu

Pizzo di Cantu 3

$24.00
$26.00
$22.00
$28.00
Out of Print/Stock
More wonderful Cantu patterns.
And more!
And more!
An all new pattern folio of Cantù lace patterns including full size patterns for collars, earrings, insertions, edgings, alphabets and much more!
And more!






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10. Russian and Idrija Lace
A Course in Russian Lacemaking
Karpenko
Motieven in Kleur
Sebastiana Van den Herik
Angels in Russian Tape Lace
Hanne Sonne
DVD-Russian Lace
Lia Baumeister
Russian Lace Patterns 1
Karpenko
Out of Print/Out of Stock
$39.95
$38.00
$54.00
Out of Print/Out of Stock
If you are trying to teach yourself Russian lace this is the place to start. This book takes the student through a visual approach to the fundamental skills of Russian lace diagram by diagram.
20 Russian lace patterns in color including a leaf, water lily, tree, shell, rabbit, birds, cottage, castle, flowers, boats and figures! The technical section in this book is excellent.  Includes an English Translation.
16 beautiful angels made in Russian Tape Lace featuring fillings inspired by the Wologda tradition. Each pattern has a pricking and colored diagram.
Lia shows show to make a Russian Tape Lace butterfly as it is made in Vologda. She gives instruction for the starting of the lace, a stem stitch, a chain stitch, a false plait, turning a corner, a variety of fillings and the finishing the lace.
Delightful easy to use pattern packets that has 17 patterns featuring ornaments, round, square and hexagonal mats and 1 edging.





Russian Lace Patterns 2
Karpenko
Russian Lace Patterns 3
Karpenko
The Technique of Vologda Lace
Vera Cockuyt
Bits and Pieces
Gimanazija Jurija Vege Idrija
The Lace of Idrija
Irma Pervanja and Maja Svetlik

Out of Print/Out of Stock
$49.95
$36.95
$49.95
$34.95
This Russian pattern book has 14 patterns featuring round and square mats, edgings, motifs and collars.
This Russian pattern book features 10 collar patterns and one circular edging.
In English this book describes the techniques of this Russian tapes lace know for it's intricate fillings made with two pairs.
In English this book includes 15 patterns of Idrija Lace, including by technical drawings in color and photo of the finished lace. Patterns include motifs, borders, ornaments and jewelry. There is something for everyone.
This book includes 15 patterns of Idrija Lace accompanied by excellent technical drawings and photos of the finished lace. There is a very good introductory how-to section with clear diagrams of the basics. Text in Slovenia, Italian and French.





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11. Annick Staes

Flanders Lace Course 1
Annick Staes
Flanders Lace Course 2
Annick Staes
Flanders Lace
Annick Staes
Flanders Binche Lace
Annick Staes
Binche Course
Annick Staes
$22.00
$22.00
$22.00
$24.00
$22.00
An introductory pattern book to Flanders lace including the ground, The Ball, The Priest's Hat, Hankie Border, The Heart, The Lantern, The High Bridge, and The Airplane.
A follow-up pattern book, with some technical illustrations, to Flanders Lace 1, including The Clog, The Meander, Down-Hill Up-Hill, The Little Snowflake, The Large Snowflake, The Flower Pot, The Cardinals Hat
An intermediate level Flanders pattern book with technical diagrams that includes Poppy, Fern, Aphelandra, Punica and Monstera.
An intermediate level Flanders pattern book with technical diagrams that includes Laura-Charlotte, Klimop, Margaret-Rose, Louis, Corner,
A visual introduction course to beginning Binche, including the various grounds and fillings.





Valenciennes Technique
Annick Staes
Valenciennes Patterns
Annick Staes
Brugs Bloemwerk
Annick Staes
Cluny
Annick Staes
Cluny 2
Annick Staes
$24.00
$22.00
$12.00
$12.00
$22.00
A very good how to book on Valenciennes in English,  Dutch, French and German.  Supported by prose instruction describing the illustrations this is the place to start for beginning Valenciennes.
A super Valenciennes pattern book that includes Page Butterfly, Iris, Barbara, Lotus, and Opuntia.
To the point, all the basics are cover in this book on beginning Brugs Bloemwek.
The basics of cluny.
An intermediate level Cluny pattern book that includes Jasmijn, Hortensia, Oleander, Hedera, Glabra,





 A Bouquet of Lace 1
Annick Staes
A Bouquet of Lace 2
Annick Staes
Stropkant (Torchon)
Annick Staes




$22.00
$22.00
$12.00


A folio of Torchon, Tape and Cluny, Flanders, complete with colored diagrams.
A folio of Tape, Torchon, Mixed Torchon/Cluny, Brugges, complete with colored diagrams
A visual introduction to bobbin lace, Torchon and Torchon grounds using just diagrams.








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12. Mixed Technique Pattern Books
Lace for Ten Pairs
Claire Burkhard
Fun With Corners
Claire Burkhard
Spitzen Pfauen
Various
Hausdrachen
(21 Fable and
Mythical Animals )
Ulrike Löhr
Spitzen Fächer
Lace Fans
various
$34.95
$38.95
$59.95
$44.95
$89.95 (out of print0
A delightful book with 37 different bobbin lace patterns using 10 pairs or less! Patterns includes handkerchief edgings, motifs, decorations, crosses and much more using lots of color. In English, German and French.
This is a follow-up to Lace for Ten Pairs.  Lots of easy to do patterns with corners.
This glossy paperback contains 24 patterns of bobbin lace peacocks in various free and straight lace techniques. There are working diagrams for the more unusual working techniques. Text in German. SPECTACULAR! Ulrike Löhr has done it again delighting lacemakers with 21 original patterns of mythical creatures and dragons made in mixed bobbins lace techniques. This boxed folio has something for everyone with lots of new tricks superbly diagrammed. A must!
This sumptuous book about lace fans will delight the collector and lacemaker alike. The first half of the book covers the history of fans and includes dazzling pictures of fans. The second half includes patterns for numerous fans in assorted techniques from traditional to modern interpretations. This is an inspired and exciting title.





Spitzen Blüten
Various
Geklöppelte Frühlingsmotive
Brigitte Bellon
Attraktive Spitzendecken
Helene Schneider
Bärbel Schneider
JAGD nachStrich und Faden
Ulrike Löhr
Copper Wire Lace
Anne Dyer
$94.95
$36.59
$29.95
$59.95
$28.00
156 pages of history, designs and patterns inspired by flowers from nature. Additionally there is a folio of 51 fold out patterns by various designers in techniques from Chantilly to tapes. Very nice. Text in German.

English Translation:  $36.95
Brigitte Bellon has done it again. This compilation of 38 original patterns features flowers, butterflies, hearts and much more in Russian, Duchesse, Schneeberger, Torchon and Guipure technique. Fun and easy to do.
18 bobbin lace mats and doilies, designed during the second half of the 20th century. The patterns are in the style of the Erzgebirge region which mixes Torchon, braid and guipure techniques.
Exceptional mixed pattern book including traditional Mechlin, Chantilly, Point de Paris & more!
Explore techniques for making copper wire bobbin lace.  This book is full of hints and tips including bead work.





Lace Fans
Ann Collier
Creative Design in Bobbin Lace
Ann Collier
 Bobbin Lace Fans
Louise Colgan
Weddings
The Lace Guild
Lace for Dolls and Dolls' Houses
Ann Collier
$21.95
$21.95
$17.95

$19.95
A fully illustrated book in color that combines various lace-making techniques and patterns with fans as the theme.
Especially for bobbin lace designers this book provides several approach to creative projects in bobbin lace.  Inspirational!
Bobbin lace fans in Torchon, Beds, Bucks and Russian.
This publication incudes 20 patterns with weddings in mind featuring a beautiful Bucks Point handkerchief pattern and Torchon garter pattern.
Mixed technique bobbin lace pattern for dolls and dolls' houses.  This title is nice for lacemakers interested in miniatures.






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13. Needlelace
Quaderni di Aemilia Ars - Fiori
Bianca Rosa Bellomo
Carla D'Alessandro
Luisa Monteventi
Quaderni di Aemilia Ars
Bordi
Bianca Rosa Bellomo
Carla D'Alessandro
Luisa Monteventi
Introduction To Needlelace
The Lace Guild

Introduction To Needlelace
Nina Lovesey
Aemilia ars
Dai veccai auovi merletti
ai auovi merletti
(New lace from old designs)
$35.00
$42.00
$9.95
$29.95
$67.00
Using the needlelace techniques of Aemilia Ars this pattern book features flowers in its designs.  Although the text is in Italian the diagrams and illustrations show the techniques clearly.
Using the needlelace techniques of Aemilia Ars this pattern book features edgings.  Although the text is in Italian the precise diagrams and illustrations show the techniques clearly.
A simple and easy approach to needlelace.
A great place to start if you are just learning needlelace.

In English and Italian learn the history and design of the beautiful Aemilia ars Italian needlelace.





Merletti e Ricami Italiani
Forum 2009
Needle-Made Lace of Reticella
Jules and Kaethe Kliot
Dentelles à l'aiguille
Mediterranean Knotted Lace
Elena Dickson
Armenian Needlelace
$50.00
$15.95
$32.00
$17.95
$16.00
This high quality catalogue is from the International Lace and Embroidery Forum of 2009.  Using the theme of wedding lace, this photographic collection represents the work of Italian lacemakers using mixed techniques.  The text is in Italian and English.
Everything you need to know about this early geometric needlelace, including history, materials and patterns.
Stunning patterns for traditional Reticella needlelace.
More commonly known as Armenian needlelace, this lovely reprint is a treasure trove of technique and patterns.
Technique and patterns.






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14. Identification, History and Fashion
An Illustrated Dictionary of Lacemaking
Alex Stillwell
Antique Lace: Identifying Types and Techniques
Clare Browne
The Romance of the Lace Pillow
Thomas Wright
Needle Lace in Photographs
Cynthia Voysey
Bobbin Lace in Photographs
Cynthia Voysey
$46.95
$49.95
$24.00
$26.00
$26.00
If you are looking for the meaning of "twippering" then this is the book for you.  Hundreds of lace words and phrases are explained with technical diagrams making this book a great reference and technical guide.
Our best book on lace identification by one of the best! Copiously illustrated with colored photographs along with text descriptions.

A personal favorite, this book covers the history of lace with a special emphasis on the 19th century East Midlands laces, lace schools and bobbins. 
Lots of beautiful pictures on needlelace
Large black and white photographs of bobbin lace. There are some excellent pictures of Honiton lace.





A Guide To Lace and Linens
Elizabeth Kurella
The Laces of Ipswich
Marta Cartterell Raffel
The Identification of Lace
Pat Earnshaw
Anybody Can Mend Lace and Linens
Elizabeth Kurella
Victorian Lace
Patricia Wardle
$30.00
$24.95
$29.95
$24.95
$21.95
If you are just starting to learn lace identification this is a good place to start.  A broad variety of hand and machine-made bobbin and needlelaces are illustrated with clear pictures and to the point descriptions.
This long anticipated book on the Ipswich Lace Industry, documents the manufacture and sale of handmade bobbin lace in 18th century America.
A standard of the industry this old friend provides an overview on lace identification making it a good place to start.
A practical guide to mending lace and linens.
A superb book on the Victorian laces including comprehensive information on machine laces.





Threads for Lace, Edition 5
Brenda Paternoster
Threads of Lace, From Source to Sink
Mrs. Treadwin Victorian Lacemaker, Designer and Historian
Carol McFadzean
Klöppelspitzen
Erika Knoff
Eine Zeitreise
The Borris Lace Collection
Marie Laurie
Annette Meldrum
$28.50
$27.00
$49.95
$74.95
$18.95
A handy analysis of threads and thread sizes using the wrap count system.
A whole text devoted to threads. Lots and lots of information!
This book tells the tale of Mrs. Treadwin, who is arguably the most important person in 19th century lacemaking in Devon, England.  It includes 8 Honiton pattern drafts.  Very nice.
An extremely well organized 265 page book on the history, identification and technique of bobbin and needlelaces. Fabulous pictures. Text in German.
Borris lace is a little-known needlelace produced in the small town of Borris in County Carlow, Ireland between 1846 and the 1960's.  Constructed with machine made tape and needlelace fillings this book explores the history, The Collection and technique of Borris lace.







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15. Cockuyt
The Technique of Cantu Lace  Vera Cockuyt $36.95 Learn how to make this popular Italian bobbin lace from start to finish.
The Technique Of Vologda Lace $36.95 In English this book describes the techniques of this Russian tapes lace know for it's intricate fillings made with two pairs.
The Technique of Cluny and Maltese $36.95 Learn how to make these guipure laces including joins, crossings, Cluny bars, the Maltese cross and much more.
The Technique of Mimosa Lace $36.95 New! Learn the technique of this traditional and distinctive Italian bobbin lace characterized by narrow tapes the are used but as a filling and to build up the lace. These are also used as a ground in Cantù, Rosaline and Fine Bloemwork.
Colouring Diagrams $24.95 A handy book on how to color code diagrams in the Flemish way.
The Technique of Flanders $36.95 A how-to manual of Flanders Lace. This book does not include patterns so must be purchased along with Flanders Lace: 31 Prickings and Graphs.
Flanders Lace: 31 Prickings and Graphs $36.95 31 patterns to be worked in progressive order.
The Technique and Design of Flanders Lace $24.95 A stand alone book on designing Flanders Lace.
The Technique of Paris Lace $36.95 A how-to manual of Paris Lace
The Technique of Valenciennes $36.95 A how-to manual of Valenciennes Lace. This book does not include patterns so must be purchased along with the Valenciennes Pattern Supplement.
The Technique of Valenciennes,
Pattern Supplement
$26.95 The pattern supplement for The Technique of Valenciennes
The Technique of Mentebolle Lace $34.95 A type of Binche lace with a snowball ground and paisley design.
Variations on Plaited Grounds $34.95 Grounds for guipure laces
Variations on Plaited Grounds -- The Workbook $19.95 The workbook
Variations on Snow Grounds $34.95 Grounds for Binche Lace
Variations on Snow Grounds -- The Workbook $19.95 The workbook
Binche: An Introduction $36.95 A how-to manual of Binche Lace
Suggestions on How To Improve Binche $19.95 More on Binche
The Technique of Bloemwork $36.95 A how-to manual of this showy Bruges Flower Lace.
Bloemwork Pattern Supplement $32.95 A set of 10 patterns progressing in degree of difficulty
The Technique of Chrysanthemum Bloemwork $36.95 Learn to work a Chrysanthemum Bloomwork pattern with cloth and half-stitch flowers.
The Technique of Florence Bloemwork $36.95 A how-to manual of Florence Bloomwork
The Technique of Duchesse $36.95 A how-to manual of Duchesse
The Technique of Rosaline $36.95 Learn this lovely lace characterized by small roses and curling braids.
The Technique of Rosaline/Patterns $36.95 Lots of Rosaline patterns to accompany her book.
The Technique of Rococo $36.95 A how-to manual of Rococo
Square Grounds of Cantu $36.95 More on plaited ground peculiar to Cantu.
Lacemaking Centers of Europe I $39.95 Covers the lace, pillows, bobbins, places to go and what to do in Aegina, Brugge, Cogne, das Erzgebirge, Idrija
Lacemaking Centers of Europe II $39.95 Covers the lace, pillows, bobbins, places to go and what to do in Burano, Arenys de Mar, L'arboc, Piniche, and Vila do Conde.
Lacemaking Centers of Europe III $39.95 Covers the lace, pillows, bobbins, places to go and what to do in Lier, Maltoa, Gozo, Le Puy-en-Velay, and Brioude.
Lacemaking Centers of Europe IV $39.95 Covers the lace, pillows, bobbins, places to go and what to do in Offida, Sansepolcro, Rapallo.

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16. Free Hand Lace
NYYTINKI
    Inga Pentikaäinen/Irma Leimulahti
Skansk Knyppling
    Inga Pentikaäinen/Irma Leimulahti
Freihandspitzen
    Inga Pentikaäinen/Irma Leimulahti

$54.95
$44.95
$79.95
A collection of 102 freehand lace patterns with working diagrams and colored illustrations. Worked without lace prickings these Finnish lace patterns are worked in one or several colors with 10 to 30 pairs. In English and very nice.
Swedish pin less lace.

English Translation $8.50
This well produced book documents the lace made in Hülben, Germany. It includes the history and photos picturing pillows, stands, bobbins, and lace samples. There are many patterns and colored diagrams documenting techniques.



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17. Kortelahti

Nyplättyä Pitsiä
Bobbin Lace
Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
Ruusuja Nylaäten
Roses in Bobbin Lace
Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
Nyplätkäämme
Let's Make Bobbin Lace
Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
Lapsia Nypläten
Children in Bobbin Lace
Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
Patterns
Eeva-Liisa Kortelahti
$59.95
$59.95
$59.95
$56.95
$18.00
This is the Kortelahti title that includes 6 popular Alter lace edgings.  There are 58 lace-designs and prickings.  Fully diagrammed and in English.
This book contains 51 different patterns with prickings for several purposes:  oval mats and oval lace edgings, collars necklaces birds and angels in bobbin lace.  Fully diagrammed and in English.
This book contains 64 patterns including laces for tables, dresses, blouses and motifs that can be set into frames, and pendants.  Fully diagrammed and in English.
Thirty-two delightful and whimsical patterns that feature children as the theme.
To view all of Kortelahti's
patterns go to "Patterns."






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18. Martine Bruggeman

   Click on this link to view Martine Bruggeman pattern books

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19. Christine Merecki
Sterne
(Stars)
Christine Mirecki
Maïlander Spitze
(Milanese Lace)
Christine Mirecki
Spitze In Farbe
(Lace in Color)
Christine Mirecki
Spitze Von Einstin
Klöppelbriefen Von Heute
Christine Mirecki
Summerhüte
(Summer Hats)
Christine Mirecki
$26.95
$44.95
$34.95
$54.95
$39.95
Stars, stars, and more stars!  Lots of fun this book features 28 stars in different sizes, colors and techniques.  Each pricking acts as its own diagram making these designs fun and easy to do.
Christine uses Milanese techniques in modern applications for the patterns in this book. Especially nice are the diagrammed Milanese tapes in the beginning of the book.
A delightful book containing 12 silk scarf patterns that are colorful and contemporary.  Torchon is the primary technique used but you would hardly recognize the imaginative applications of this technique!  Each pattern is diagrammed with instructions.  Lot and lots of fun.
Translated Modern Lace Patterns for today from the Günther Catalogue 1909, this book is in English, German and French.  In hardback this 112 page book contains more then 80 patterns inspired by 30 samples from the Günther catalogue.  The patterns are mixed Torchon and Cluny techniques made in colored cotton, linen or silk thread.  Very nice with good technical diagrams.
Lots of wonderful bobbin lace hats!






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20. Thread Reference

Lace Threads in dD
Martina Wolter-Kampmann
Threads for Lace,
Edition 5
Brenda Paternoster
Threads of Lace
Pat Earnshaw
Thread Selection Chart
Holly Van Sciver


$29.95
$28.50
$27.00
$4.50
A compilation of thread thicknesses based on measurements taken over many years.  More then 800 threads are measured in dD.
A handy analysis of threads and thread sizes using the wrap count system.

Edition 5 is out of print.  Edition 6 is coming soon!

Holly's thread selection chart compares the threads available in this catalogue to each other on a grid chart. The chart provides 3 extraordinarily easy ways for the novice or expert lacemaker to select threads for any pattern. Also included is a Gimp Chart aiding the lacemaker in selecting the correct gimp thread. Comes in a protective transparent cover designed for insertion in 3-ring binders. Invaluable!