Periodicals not entirely devoted to lace
Please let me know
when you find an interesting lace related article in a magazine others
War Lace by Elaine Merritt- -July/August
99, page 24 "this is the story of how the lace industry, in Belgium, survived
World War I.....etc."
Diamond Normandy Lace (knitted lace) by Judith Durant - pgs.
55-57 - directions
Hollie Point Medallion by Mary Polityka Bush - pgs.41-43-
Hollie Point instructions & pattern to include in baby bib or other....
"Sara Hadley and Royal Battenberg Lace", Jane Viking Swanson,
Sept./Oct. 1995, pgs. 28-37. Article and pattern with directions.
Augusta Kohr’s Victorian Ranch, J/F, 94, 8- 11
Battenberg Lace Collar to Stitch, S/0, 95,34- 37
Bebilla and Oya:-Needle Knotted Miniature Laces, J/A, 96,22-26
Billy Monday- Lace Maker, May/Jun 95, 76- 77
Cobwebs from the Steppes= Russian Lace Knitted Shawls, M/J,95, 42
Crochet Sample Books, M/J,97, 45- 48
Crocheted Medallion, M/J,97, 47
Curtain Edging to Crochet, M/J,97, 50- 51
Delicate Irish Crocheted Pincushion, M/A, 93,45 47
Embellished Pillowcases to Make, J/F, 97, 49-51 &62
Embroidery on Net, M/A, 94, 28- 30
Filet Net Inserts to Embroider, S/0,96,64- 65
Floral Motif in Flemish Bobbin Tape Lace, M/J, 94 ,65- 69
For Lace Enthusiasts- Identifying Hand and Machine Made Lace, S/O, 93,
For My Grandma- Bessie Mello, N/D, 99,11
In Love with Lace by Susan Khalje -May 2000 pgs.30-39 - sewing
with and reusing fine lace in garments.
RE-EMBROIDER LACE by Joyce Gale- October/November 1996 pg.38
Make your own $300-a-yard lace by couching ribbon or trim to plain lace
TATTING by Betty Suter -Aug/Sept 1986 -pg 64 Poor man’s lace
that is really elegant finery
CATALAN KNIT LACE by Montse Stanley - JUNE/JULY 1990,pg.31-German
doily patterns in Spanish hands
KNITTING-LACE EDGINGS by Catherine Roberts --AUG/SEP 1988,pg.27
Add an old-fashioned touch of elegance to linens and garments
BOBBIN LACE ON A GRAND SCALE by Robin S. Lewis -February/March
1987pg.54 When the pillow is a 12-ft. pegboard
BATTENBERG LACE by Jules and Kaethe Kliot - -April/May
1987-pg.30 Making lace with woven tape and a needle
NEEDLE LACE by Eunice Kaiser - OCT/NOV 1987-41"Stitches
in the air" are the simplest and freest form of lacemaking
NEEDLE-LACE BUTTONS by Nancy Nehring - DEC1993/ JAN1994-pg.40
-Weave the perfect garment finish using a needle and thread
BATTENBERG LACE by Jane Viking Swanson
- JUNE/JULY 1995-pg.36-Elegant and easy to make...no fooling!
GROUNDS FOR NEEDLE LACE -by Virginia Churchill Bath-
-Feb/Mar 1992-pg. 74 Buttonhole and twist stitches hold it all together
How to Make Bobbin Lace by Roxa Wright _ WOMAN’S
DAY magazine August 1950 ,pg
42-43 & 89-92 This old world skill is basically a simple one,
which women might learn and enjoy today. Includes material requirements
Letter from Europe by Miriam Troop – WOMAN’S
DAY magazine –May 1952, page 26. An artist writes, in words and
sketches, from Belgium
WOMAN’S Day Lace Sampler - WOMAN’S
DAY magazine – June 1970, page 38. Lace has lived, a consort to
brides and outlaws, milkmaids and monarchs – all because men and women
aspired to and created in exquisite variety, “the gauze, the very gossamer
of heav’n”. Examples of vintage lace from the Metropolitan Museum
of Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts, both in New York
SPINNING WHEEL magazine
Lace Bobbins and Their Story by Annemarie Berg – SPINNING
WHEEL magazine – March 1971, page 14.Pictures of bobbin and
First Steps in Bobbin Lace Making- by Mary McPeek – SPINNING
WHEEL magazine –Jan/Feb/ 1976, page 40.Beginning Lacemaking
Royal Portraits in Bobbin Lace by Mary McPeek – SPINNING
WHEEL magazine – June 1978, page 18.-Royal portraits of France.
Bobbin Lace in America by Eileen Silva Kindig – SPINNING
WHEEL magazine – Nov/Dec 1981, page 10
The story of lace in Colonial America
Making Hand-woven Lace by Joan Snell – YANKEE
MAGAZINE Dec 1976, reprinted in IOLI Mar 1977, page 68. A
visit with Margaret Lancaster and her lace.
Collecting Handmade Lace by Kathleen Kilgore - YANKEE
MAGAZINE - Oct. 1979, page 108. Wonderful pictures of old laces
and fans from the collection of Esther Oldham.
The Legacy of Lace - Needlecraft magazine
February 1992 page 55. Three page article on Honiton Lace, history etc.,
A Way of Life - Needlecraft magazine
January 1992 page 88. Two page article on Pat Perryman.
Visions of Belgian Lace and Bridal Veils by Lorna Reeves – McCALL’S
NEEDLEWORK magazine –May/Jun 93, page 28. A stroll through
the shops and laces of Belgium.
An Introduction to Bobbin Lace by Mary Lou Hassell – NEEDLECRAFT
TODAY magazine- Nov ?, page 4-Another approach to beginning
A Stitchers Adventure (Ayshire Needlelace)- by Julia Golson -Creative
Needle- July/Aug 1999 pgs55-57a brief history of Ayershire /whitework
with author's research adventure
Bobbin Lace Dated 1904 And How To Make It - OLDE
TIME NEEDLEWORK magazine –Winter 1984, page 18
Blace course with leaves - -July 2001.
round table cloth-Edging at the bottom of a net curtain The most amazing
work of Blace art as a table edging Incredible table runner. the course
is for leaves; plaits; 4 pr crossing; 6 pr crossing; 8 pr crossing; 12
pr crossing; worker pr crossing
Bobbin Lace Course -part24 - July 2000- pages 18 -27.3 Articles
Includes patterns and Lacemaking Equipment Information
Concours carrz Cluny; a French lace competition with a difference.
WORKBOX, #59, Oct./Nov. 1999, p. 28-30. Pictures of and details about
a prize winner in a Cluny square competition in Le-Puy-en-Velay, France.
Tatting revival; "Beads in tatting" with Judith Connors and the
current trends in this historic craft with Rebecca Jones. WORKBOX,
#60, Dec./Jan. 2000, p. 36-39. Illustrations.
The Workbox technique; Roz Snowden describes aspects of miniature
lace. WORKBOX, #60, Dec./Jan. 2000, p. 40-42. Text about and
illustrations of 1/12th scale lace.
IDRIJA LACE; a bobbin lace from Slovenia on the sunny side of the
Alps with Bridget M. Cook and Metka Tratnik. WORKBOX, #61, Feb./Mar.
2000, p. 26-29. Short history of Idrija lace, with pictures and prickings
from the book by Cook and Tratnik.
CD 2000; a celebration that linked the world of lace. WORKBOX,
#62, Apr./May 2000, p. 8-9. Information about CD 2000 and some pictures
of the CDs.
Nottingham, the lace city; a history of the Nottingham Museum
of Lace. WORKBOX, #63, June/July 2000, p. 12-15. Short
history of machine-made lace and pictures of some of the collection.
Lace knitting the traditional way; Workbox features Furze Hewitt's
new book and designs. WORKBOX, #64, Aug./Sept. 2000, p. 8-10.
Techniques and pictures of knitted lace.
Starts and finishes in lacemaking and the children; Sheila
Brown looks at Torchon lace and simplifies the problem areas of beginning
and ending lace designs. Her husband writes a heartwarming account
of children in lacemaking. WORKBOX, #65, Oct./Nov. 2000, p. 40-42.
Includes two starts and finishes, and excerpts from the booklet about child
Frywolitka metoda Jana; innovative reversible tatting and tatting
with beads in the unique method developed by Jan Stawacz. WORKBOX,
#66, Dec./Jan. 2001, p. 23-25. Comparison between JanÕs method
and the traditional method.
Embroidery: Natural straw thread; Barbara Fitch designs
and embroiders with threads she makes from natural straw. WORKBOX,
#66, Dec./Jan. 2001, p. 30-32. Article is about embroidery, but includes
illustrations of bobbin lace edgings made from natural straw thread.
Flowers in bobbin lace; international teacher and author Liz
Bartlett presents her original techniques and designs - and a remarkable
challenge. WORKBOX, #68, Apr./May 2001, p. 12-16. Designing
3D flowers and a pricking for a lily.
Historic lace Retournac, France-Workbox magazineAugust/September
No70.pages 20,21,22 an article with photographs of Historic lace Retournac,
France. Lace from the Museum of Manufacturers of Lace is now available
in patterns and kits in the UK
Antique Belgian lace techniques; how a 'young' country has influenced
a world art in lacemaking. WORKBOX, #71, Oct./Nov. 2001, p. 32-33.
Descriptions and photographs of different kinds of Belgian lace.
The Tenerife lace technique; a look at one of the laces that
is enjoying a revival in the 21st century. WORKBOX, #72, Dec./Jan.
2002, p. 10-11. Description of the lace and instructions for making
"Silent night" and lace picture art by Zdenek Dolezal; a gallery
of one man's romance with the classics in lace. WORKBOX, #72, Dec./Jan.
2002, p. 34-35. A short biography and pictures of his lace.
Mixed laces - a brief history; a Workbox study of changing techniques.
WORKBOX, #73, Feb./Mar. 2002, p. 26-28. Describes mixed laces from
Ireland, France, and the U.S.A. and tambour and tape laces.
THE STORY OF DOWNTON LACE; A village industry that embraced the
world of lacemaking. WORKBOX, #79, Feb./Mar. 2003, p. 22-25.
The history of
Downton lace, with pictures of the lace and bobbins.
Lace - Irish Origins. WORKBOX, #80, Apr./May 2003, p. 16 -
19. The history of Irish laces from the book "Lace and the Emerald
Isle" by Alan Brown.
HONITON LACE; a study of this historic lace technique. WORKBOX,
#82, Aug./Sept. 2003, p. 28-9, p. 28-9. A short history of Honiton
lace, with some photos.
Exhibition lace by 'Textile Workshop'. WORKBOX, #84, Dec./Jan.
2004, p. 10-11. Photos of lace made by 5 textile artists and exhibited
at Gawthorpe Hall.
Venetian lace from needle to bobbin; the story of a city's lace
heritage. WORKBOX, #83, Oct./Nov. 2003, p. 28 - 30. Short descriptions
of Gros Point, Rose Point, Point de Neige, Point Plat, Coralline, Reseau
Venise, Tape, and Renaissance laces. With photos.
Ladies Day at Ascot with The Bristol Lace Group. WORKBOX,
#84, Dec./Jan. 2004, p. 26-7. Includes photos of wearable lace hats
and some accessories.
Lace and embroidery at the Castles: Sheila Brown describes
her visit to the Normandy Chateaux. WORKBOX, #85, Feb.-Mar. 2004,
Description and pictures of the 2003 lace festival organized by the
Caen and Courselles Lace Association.
The Lacemaker's Art on Antique Fans by Esther Oldham- Antiques
Journal- June 1963, pgs 25-30
Looking at Lace by Jules and Kaethe Kliot – FIBERARTS
May/June 1982, page 43. All lace can be grouped into three categories:
true lace, popular lace and machine lace.
Jeannie Martins Real Lace in Miniature by Ann Bahar – HOBBIES
magazine –Jan/Feb 1984, page 59. Story and photos of Jeannie Martin’s miniature
laces and lacing in Canada
Laces in Miniature by Ralph V. Cole – Miniature
Gazette- Spring 1980, page55. History of lace in Belgium.
Lace for Collectors by Pat Earnshaw - CONNOISSEUR
magazine – Aug 1980, page 242. The aim of this article is to show
how one person’s collection, put together over a comparatively short period
of time, can embody, on a small scale, the whole history of lace
from the 16th century to near modern times.
Lace Makes A Comeback by Anita Shreve – CONNOISSEUR
magazine – May 1983, page 57. Fashion designers are giving antique
lace a strikingly contemporary look.
Luxurious Lace - COLONIAL HOMES
magazine, Nov/Dec 1982, page 14. Pictures of laces with dates and
Romance Lives in Old Lace by Peggy Jo Shaw – DECORATING
& CRAFTS IDEAS magazine –Feb 1984, page 11. For centuries
man has had a love affair with lace. Now collectors and contemporary artists
are re-discovering the ancient splendor
In These Delicate Constructions by Peter Grey – AMERICAN
CRAFTS magazine – Jul/Aug 1981 (?)page51. The story
of Marian Powys (1882-1972) as presented by her son Peter Grey.
Painting Intertwines for Anne Gunderson by France Yu – THE
DECORATIVE PAINTER -Aug 1987, page 67. A painter and bobbin
lacer, Anne paints her bobbins.
Turning Thin Spindles by Mike Darlow - FINE
WOODWORKING magazine – summer 1980, page 70.-Instruction
for turning wooden lace bobbins.
Bobbin Lace by Faith Rogers – CREATRIVE
CRAFTS magazine – Feb 1971, page 18. A complete introduction
to bobbin lace, answering most beginner questions
Bobbin Lace – just twist, cross and throw by Doris Southard
– Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot. A six part series by
Mrs. Southard that preceded her book circa 1974
Hand and Heart by Deborah Hufford – COUNTRY
HOME magazine – Aug 1988, page 50. A profile of two lacers.
Doris Southard (Bobbin Lace) and Genevieve Nahra Mougin (Phoenician Needle
Bobbin Lace – Craft from the Past – by Doris Southard - COUNRY
HANDCRAFTS – Winter 19? Pg 12
The Allure of Old Lace by Frances Gimble – COUNTRY
FOLK ART - June 1992, page 120. A guide for buying and
caring for lace.
Lacemaking in colonial Ipswich, Massachusetts by Marta Cotterell
- The Magazine "Antiques" -December
1997-pp 854-863- detailed description of the lace industry, 16 colored
"THREE CENTURIES OF BOBBIN LACE" by Christa
C. Mayer; The Magazine "Antiques" - August
1966 (cover phot is also lace)
'The Buckinghamshire Lace-Makers by Bernard Barton THIS
ENGLAND Spring 1984 Page 32 -about the Godfrey sisters of
'The Lace Villages of England' by Susan Beaty - THIS
ENGLAND Summer 1999 page 12. Four page article briefly outlining
the history of lacemaking in the Honiton and East Midlands areas.
The Past and Future of Lace by Gabrielle de M. Pond - The
Antique Dealer & Collectors Guide October 1967 page 56.
The Colourful History of Lace by Peter Johnson - The
Antique Dealer & Collectors Guide April 1976 page 80 'Some
facts about lace'.
The Last of the Lacemakers by J.E. Manners - The
Lady- 8th July 1971 page 45. Lacemaking in the Malmesbury
area of Wiltshire.
The Craft Life - Popular Crafts September 1981 page 16. Sylvia
Hayes interviews lacemaker Bertha Kemp who made a garter for the Royal
Wedding (Charles & Diana).
The Diss Lace Association - by Ruth B. Manning. East Anglia magazine
August 1974 page 530. Information on this little known Norfolk lacemaking
Modern methods of lace making.....". Australian
Country Craft & Decorating magazine Vol 11 No.2 (to
be published in December 2000)
Bobbin Lace. featured members of Notts.Bobbin Lace Society - Choice
French Lace past and present by Henri Clouzot - The
Studio July 1931 page 54. As the title indicates.
A Country Lacemaker-
The Countryman Summer 1964
Old Magazine articles
"Netting articles, The Delineator magazine, New York and London,
"Battenberg/Renaissance/tape laces, Modern Priscilla magazine,
bimonthly articles with patterns or covering various netting techniques."
Massachusetts, 1893-1910 and occasionally after 1910. Numerous
shown, often with directions, and an 18 part series from 189? to 189?
making Battenberg and Point lace."