General Lace Organizations
Aarachne Album 2003, Arachne's Web of Atlantia, Atlanta IOLI, Australian Lace Guild, Great Lakes Lace Group Inc., Heartland Lace Guild, International Old Lacers, Lone Star Lacers, New England Lace Group, Newsgroup: Arachne
Instruction, Organizations, Abigail and Susanna Paul, Adele Shakal, Alida's Tatting, Amy's Page, Anitra Stone, Ankars, Ann Brady, Anna Meloni's Tatting, Atelier Exanimis, Barbara's Tatting
Freelance editor for Lace (the Lace Guild magazine), Deb's site contains knitted, bobbin and needle laces, plus plotted grids for designing your own lace patterns.
Alamo Bobbin Lacers
An IOLI charter group, meets in San Antonio, Texas. Includes photos of annual demonstrations at the Folklife Festival.
Site describes history of, and techniques used to make, alencon lace.
Alissa shares her work in buck's point, flemish, honiton and torchon.
Based in Honiton, Devon UK, the museum features the laces famous to this region.
Allhallows Museum, Honiton
This museum in Devon, England, is dedicated to local history and Honiton lace.
Annelies de Kort
An amazing bobbin lace cake buffet and miniature lace shop shown here.
Avital designed a printable pricking for a bobbin lace tablecloth and a Star of David tatting pattern. Her gallery contains examples of 3 different lace forms.
Bartlett Caesar & Partners
This family based business provides bobbin lace supplies plus lace inspired designs in other genres.
These simplified instructions for making battenburg lace include photos.
Beautiful and Practical Netting
Rita creates doilies and edgings, sharing patterns and 'how to' information.
BJ describes different forms of handmade laces, including bobbin, tattting, needle and chemical.
Bobbin Lace European Network
This database has entries in the following categories: laces, census and biographies of lacemakers, designers, bibliographies, glossaries, historical documents, museums, news and online training.
Bobbin Lacers in CZ
Jaroslava Jedlinska and Dana Mihulkova, both from Czechoslovakia, share examples of their bobbin laces.
Directory of links for personal pages, shops, and chat.
Bobbinlace Chat Group
A group of over 300 bobbin lacers chat about projects, supplies and patterns.
This article describes the lace industry and school in this English village.
This site contains photos of laces made in Brazil.
Sharing the site with sister Terry, Brenda shows how to make paper bobbins, and shares a Beds-Maltese pattern.
Canadian Lacemaker Gazette
This lace magazine is printed in French and English.
Carolina's Lace Site
Carolina presents her original milanese works, patterns and a history of lace in Catalunya.
CD 2000 GALLERY
This unusual collection of over 400 laces was exhibited in England and the USA.
Celtic Dream Weaver
Sherry, a tatter and bobbin lacer, designs unique pieces. She also decorates bobbins using paints and decoupage.
Chrisine has posted photos of her honiton projects.
Professor Janez Bogataj shares an essay on this Slovenian lace.
Diane Claeys regularly adds illustrated articles on the history of a lace piece (with over a dozen articles currently on site). Vintage photos and paintings of lacemakers share a gallery with antique lace tools.
Cowper & Newton Museum: Lace making home page
Discussing the history of bucks, beds and northant bobbin laces, this site also covers equipment and local laces today.
Cross-Twist (Kreuzen-Drehen )
Click a photo, then follow the arrows to explore the works of Lace-Artist Eva Baumgartner.
Czech bobbin lacemaker
Site shows a variety of Honiton pieces and discusses Slovak, Milanese and Point Ground.
Dalla Lidia Merletti d'Arte
This museum and shop in Venice shares a series of photos that chronical a piece of needlelace from design to finished masterpiece.
Dentelle style battenburg
A gallery of home accessories in battenburg lace is found here.
Design for Communicating
17th-century Portuguese needlelace border illustrates the biblical story of Judith.
Digital Archive of Documents
Professor Griswold has been collecting documents regarding textile arts such as lacemaking, and placing them in this online archival library.
Doina and Tiana
Two friends give classes and provide kits for Romanian Point Lace. Gallery included.
Dora the Knotter
Dora's sense of humor shows in her Margareten-Spitze laces.
Dreams of Lace
Christiane Eichler's site includes a comprehensive pattern surfer,a German & English lace dictionary, a gallery and tips.
Embroidery and Lace
Bjarne Drew shares photos of the costumes he's created and his lace projects.
Emily Clare, lacemaker
Photo and historical background of victorian era lacemaker.
A lacemaker has evaluated design software and created a table stand for a vertical cookie pillow.
A Basic Guide To Lacis written by Tomi McNaughton.
The modern works of this lace artist are displayed here.
German Bobbin Lace Association
Founded in 1983, this group has 3800 members. It promotes lacemaking thru congresses, competitions, classes and exhibits.
Gloria's laceworks include multiple contest entries. She specializes in modern lace jewelry.
Golden Bobbin Lacers
One of the groups that make up the North Carolina Regional Lacers, the site contains their newsletter and information about lace deomonstrations and other activities.
Based in Amsterdam, this certified teacher/bobbin lacer shares her lace heritage with students.
Guild of Irish Lace Makers
Irish Laces are this group's specialty. Carrickmacross, Irish crochet, and Limerick laces can all be found in their gallery.
Glenys Pople has written a clear and well illustrated definition of bobbin lace.
Hungarian Kalocsa Lace II ICC
The Embroiderers Guild of America offers a correspondence course in advanced Kalosca Lace.
Three pictures of lace, one of tools, and a link to an article in Lace magazine.
A lace nativity scene (#7) and Snow White (#10) are among the works created by this busy Belgian Lace Group.
International Forum of Lace
Results of the 2003 Conference in Rimini, Italy are located here. Site includes plans to further study the technical, artistic and historic aspects of lace in 2005 .
Introduction to Bobbin Lace
There are sixteen online pages in this comprehensive beginning lesson taught by Jennifer McNitt.
Irish Carrickmacross Lace -
This Arduin Lace Collection was handmade by Mary O'Neill in Ireland.
Homepage of lacemakers in Oxford UK includes calendar of events.
A unique lace ruff, and a pillow on stand, plus tips on cleaning nonwashable lace.
With 3 bobbin lace edgings and 6 small circulars, this is a nice little gallery.
Jean's Lace Definitions
Jean Bullock illustrates and defines 6 types of handmade lace.
Jo Edkins' Lace School
This online bobbin lace school has twelve lessons covering over forty topics. Each topic is well illustrated; some are even animated. The ten beginning patterns are organized into four categories; all are illustrated.
Kate posts photos of her bobbinlaces: bonnet, booties, collars, doilies and tablecoths.
Hiltraut tells why she loves bobbin lacemaking and shares fifteen photos of her work.
Knipling Lace Festival
Tape Laces are the theme of this Festival in Tonder in 2004.
Knitted Heirloom Lace
Author Gloria Penning shares 18 knitted lace works, plus information about her books.
Knypplad Spets , the Crowning Touch
Rita Leydon writes an essay on bobbin lacemaking in Sweden.
Rosanna has compiled articles, photos, reports and diagrams of lacemaking in France, including an unusual collection of lacemakers in miniature.
La Encajera - The Lacemaker
Home page of the Spanish lace magazine. Patterns, competitions and calendar, plus 'Letter to the Reader' from previous issues.
Lace Book List
Arlene has compiled a booklist, in 30 categories, for lace enthusiasts.
Lacemakers demonstrate craft at Jerusalem Church.
Three lace artists encourage bobbin, and needle, lacemakers to give designing a try by offering case studies, tutorials, patterns and galleries.
This comprehensive well maintained list, sorted by country, lists lace events all over the world.
Contains a short introduction to princess, bobbin and needle laces.
LaceFairy's Lacemaking Central
Part museum, part master's degree, Lori's site holds more than 1000 pages of lacemaking information. Site includes information on lacemaking and lacemakers, identification and preservation, collecting and collections. Instructions, patterns, postcards and graphics, historical photos and galleries can be found here.
Scroll to the bottom of the page to find lace histories from 1500-1900, plus a gallery of laceworks.
Lacemakers of Calais
Homepage of this historic Australian Society of Lacemakers.
Italian site describes works in buckspoint, torchon and milanese, and holds a gallery of over forty photos.
Lacemaking in Bedfordshire
Shares the history and current activities of the Aragon Lacemakers.
Lacemaking in Czek
Site contains animated video of bobbin pairs in action.
Lacemaking in the 17th century.
Sheila Sharpe demonstrates lacemaking in period costume.
Webrings make it easy to randomly surf thru lacemaking sites.
Landelijke Organisatie Kant Kunst
The official site of LOKK, the Dutch Lace Organization, contains photos of modern and classical laces created by its members. Click kantbrief to reach the gallery.
The history and patterns of lace on Cyprus can be found here, plus a photo index of local lacemakers.
Lego Bobbin Winder
Kieth Enevoldsen shows how to make a bobbin winder from legos.
Leisa's Lace Gallery
Leisa ReFalo shares six galleries of handmade laces, plus stumpwork and jewelry.
A gallery of challenges is presented by Philadelphia lacemakers.
Looking for the Big End
Jean Goldberg translates humor into art through needlelace. This extraordinary gallery contains 20 masterpieces in lace depicting life in the twenty first century.
Lorelei documents methods of identification and describes bobbin lace in the 17th through the current century.
Lynda Libby's Lace
Lynda shares pictures of her bobbin laces, grouped by type.
Manie Kriel from Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa
Mr. Kriel describes himself as a passionate lacemaker. Although he's only been making lace since 1996, he's already completed projects in torchon, bedfordshire, brugges, duchesse and russian tape lace.
New filet lace is created from 16th century patterns.
Mary Margaret Nousek
Mary offers a small gallery that includes profiles of a man and a woman done in needle lace.
Miniature Bobbin Lace
Jan, from Crete, creates miniature lace and lacemaking supplies - including a complete lace shop.
A nice introduction to the various forms of needlelaces, this site also illustrates the stitches.
This news group provides a forum to discuss needlelace techniques.
Settled in The Round House in Cooma, Australia, Noelene (Tatter's Poet Laureate) shares her new lace creations.
Poole Bobbin Lace Circle
Lacemakers share a pattern page, photos of their exhibits, Miss Channer's mat, plus information about their 4 year lace course.
Reclaiming Your Heritage, Lace and Linens
Elizabeth Kurella identifies, repairs and appraises fine laces.
Rosemary's hobby is making bobbin lace by the pond.
This lacemaker combines different lace forms. Bobbin lace, needle lace and tatting, can all be found in one piece.
Ruthan Designs Torchon Lace
Doylies, mats, butterflies and a doll dress have all been made by this creative lacemaker.
Saraphi Handmade Silk Lace
Janya Sugunnasil, in Thailand, designs and teaches bobbin laces.
Sheelin Irish Lace Museum
Museum shares several photos of lace dating from 1850 to 1900.
Lace Artist Sieglinde Grigat's 'Occhi' gallery holds over 40 pieces of tatted artworks. Most pieces employ advanced techniques. She also works in bobbin lace, crochet and hairpin laces, knotted and knitted laces.
Silver Pin Studio
Lace Artist: Lenka Suchanek uses wire as a medium to create bobbin lace jewelry and sculptures. She also shares photos of her studio in British Columbia, Canada.
Slovakian Bobbin Lace
Scroll down and click 'patterns' to find Jana's drawings. Click 'photographs' for a gallery of contempory and traditional pieces.
Steph's String Related Stuff
Stephanie Peter's provides free bobbin lace software, stitching charts and tatting patterns, including complete illustrated instructions for cluny leaves.
A gallery of lace from 1991 to present contains over two dozen works.
The Lace Museum from Castilla y Leon (Spain)
This site contains photos of bobbin displays, and 16th - 20th century laces.
The Costumer's Manifesto
Dr. Maginnis documents laces used on apparel from the 16th -19th century.
The Lace Museum
The site of this California museum shows current displays, workshops and classes. Also calendar of events, newsletter and patterns.
The Lacemakers Circle
The Circle, formed in 1988, publishes a quarterly magazine, promotes classes, demonstrations and lace days, and maintains a library. They match lacemakers with mentoring peers, and provide a help line.
The Tangled Web of Lara the Lacemaker
Lara offers history and how-to's for period costumes plus patterns.
Traditional and Modern Bobbin Lacing
Click the buttons labelled 'moderne' to view 14 years of the work of Lace Artist, Beate Agten.
Photos, and descriptions, of bobbin lace pieces made by Lara's mom.
Ville de Retournac
The Lace Manufactures Museum records France's lacemaking history.
Weronika Patena's Bobbin
Weronika describes her lace pieces and designs, and keeps a lacemaking journal.