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Tools

Bobbin Holders
Check out our new bobbin holders.  Made in the USA these beautiful marquetry bobbin holders are broader allowing for easier organization and stacking of bobbin groups.
$12.50
Latch Hook (Fine)
This very hard to find 1 mm latch hook is used for fine sewings.
$12.50
Cricket Scissors
Try our new 2 1/2" long, lightweight, razor sharp scissor for trimming threads from your lace. Open and close the blades by squeezing the "wings" for a precision cut close to your lace.

$24.00

Magnifier Tweezers
For those troublesome fibers and threads that need picking from your lace use these 4.5x magnifier tweezers.



$5.25
Magnifier Tweezers with LED Light
Do you need a little light to see the threads that need picking out of your lace?  Then this handy 4.5x magnifier tweezer with a LED light is the tool for you.
$12.00
Sewing Hook
This dandy tool for sewings is especially good for placing beads into your bobbin lace projects.


$14.00

Thread Spool Swing
Eliminate runaway thread reels while you wind bobbins by putting the thread on this handy spool caddy that you wear around your neck.

 $8.00

Thread Cutter
Use the razor sharp blade hidden in a pendant to cut threads.
$6.50
5 Piece Hardwood Tool Set

Each set includes:
1. Pin Pusher
2. Pin Lifter
3. #15 Crochet Hook
4. Lazy Maid
5. Pricker (Pin Vise with changeable needle)
$50.00
5 Piece Themed Sparkler Tool Set
Each set is decorated with rhinestones and etched to depict a theme.  Each includes:
1. Pin Pusher
2. Pin Lifter
3. #15 Crochet Hook
4. Lazy Maid
5. Pricker (Pin Vise with changeable needle)
$70.00

7 Piece Pearwood Tool Set
This fabulous all in one tool set includes:

1. Pin Pusher
2. Pin Lifter
3. #15 Crochet Hook
4. Lazy Maid
5. Pricker
6. Reverse Tweezers
7. Scissors

Each handle is a beautifully turned polished pearwood with exceptionally high quality tool bits that will withstand years and years of use. Price includes a satin lined velvetine box with elastic bands. This comes in a beautiful fold up case and is available in pearwood.

Pearwood
$99.95

 5 Piece Pearwood Tool Set
This fabulous all in one tool set includes:

1. Pin Pusher
2. Pin Lifter
3. #15 Crochet Hook
4. Lazy Maid
5. Pricker

Each handle is a beautifully turned polished pearwood with exceptionally high quality tool bits that will withstand years and years of use. Price includes a satin lined velvetine box with elastic bands. This comes in a beautiful fold up case and is available in pearwood.

Pearwood
$69.95

Horseshoe
Designed specially for lacemakers to solve an age old problem of abrading threads! Eliminate thread breakage due to abrasion by placing this smooth plastic horseshoe between the pricking and threads to keep threads from rubbing against the pricking and pins. This tool is ideal for all lace types especially tape based laces and finishing. Now available in green or clear.

 
Available in "Clear" plastic

 $6.50

Wooden Divider
Our new wooden divider has a fine needle and pretty turned top in pearwood. This divider will dress up any lacemaker's pillow!

 

 $6.00

Wooden Divider
Available in assorted hardwoods

 

$6.00

Long Wooden Divider
Rosewood
The handle is 4 1/2" long with the overall length of 7".

 

 $7.50

Celtic Divider
Assorted Designs

 $8.00

Lazy Maid -- Model 1
A handy tool for doing sewings easily without a crochet hook.

 

 $7.50

Lazy Maid -- Model 2
A handy tool for doing sewings easily without a crochet hook.

 

 $8.00

Needlepin
The traditional tool for doing sewings in Honiton Lace

 

 $7.50

Duchesse Hook in Wood
The traditional tool for doing sewings in Duchesse Lace. Comes with a #8 bent needle.

 

 $7.50

Duchesse Hook in Brass Vise
The traditional tool for doing sewings in Duchesse Lace. Comes with a #8 bent needle.

$9.50

Brass Pin Vise
3 1/8" brass handled pin vise with a steel centering chuck.

 

$8.50

Wooden Pin Vise
3 1/8" brass handled with a steel centering check set in a fancy turned wooden hardwood handle.

 

 $16.00

Short Wooden Pin Vise
Same vise as above with a steel centering check set in a fancy turned short wooden hardwood handle.

 

 $16.00

Contoured Pin Vise
Fits comfortably in your hand. Centering chuck allows you to change the needle easily to suit the size of your pins

 $24.00

Pin Lifter
Rosewood handle with a bent forked steel lifter.

 

$6.00

Pin Pusher
Rosewood handle with a steel post with a concave tip.

 

 $6.00

Pin Pusher
Pearwood handle with a steel post with a concave tip.

 

 $8.50

Pin Lifter
Pearwood handle with a forked tip for pin lifting

 

 $8.50

Combination Pin Lifter Pusher, Model 1
Use the forked tip to lift pins and the flattened top to push pins into the pillow.

 

 $12.00

Combination Pin Lifter Pusher
Model 2

This tool has a bent forked pin lifter and on the opposite end a post with a concave tip for pin pushing.

 

 $12.00

Reverse Tweezers
Use these reverse tweezers as a third hand to help with weavers knots when repairing broken threads. Squeeze the wooden handles to open the tweezers. Release to close automatically.

 

$10.00

Lace Roll
Use this 6 1/2" long tool to roll your finished lace on to as it comes off the pillow.  Available in Guatambu.
$10.00
Bobbin Stacker
Use this handy 6" long space saving tool to stack bobbins vertically on your pillow.  Holes drilled in the sides also allow you to to pin the stacker to the pillow on its side for additional versatility.
$6.00
Wooden Bobbin Holder
A 6 1/2" strip of wood with an elastic band that stretches across its length. Use to secure and stack bobbins in order.

 

Boxwood
$5.50

Aero Stitch Holder
Use this spring stitch holder to secure bobbins in groups.
$3.50
Crochet Hooks
0.60, #14 steel hooks for taking sewings
$2.00
0.50, #15 steel hook for fine sewings
$3.00
0.40, #16 steel hook for super fine sewings
$4.00
0.35, steel hook for super, super fine sewings
$5.00
Wooden  Handled Crochet Hook
Select a .50 (#15), or .40 (#16), crochet hooks set into these lovely pearwood handles. Delightful to use and look at.
  Pearwood
$10.00

Ebony
$14.00
Dovo Scissor Thimble Set

Treat yourself to this elegant 2 scissor and thimble set with shiny gold plated handles
$110.00
Dovo Carrickmacross Scissors
Use these Dovo scissors with one rounded blade allowing the lacemaker to cut away fabric from netting without any damage to the finished lace.

 

 $50.00



Dovo Embroidery Scissors
These top of line 3 1/2" embroidery scissors from Germany by Dovo are the perfect choice for trimming your thread ends.

Choose between the satin pewtin finish or brushed gold plated  double pointed scissor.
$45.00
$48.00
Embroidery Scissors
Great value!  Try our new 3 1/2” embroidery scissors with “heart” design
$22.00
Reverse Scissors
Try out our new reverse scissors. Light weight and easy to use the small blades have a super fine point. Spring integral with blade and handle.

 

 $15.00

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