Come see us this weekend,
February 4, 2018
Lost Art Lacers Lace Day
Harmoney Lodge, Newton, NJ
Contact: Lee Daly
(973) 383-8491
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Don't to put Lace Day on  your calendar.

October 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2018
38th Annual Ithaca Lace Day
and Conference, Ithaca, NY
Workshop and Supplies
Contact: Holly Van Sciver
(607) 277-0498

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

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Catalogue Update February 16, 2018

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Von Herzen
"From My Heart"

Ulrike Voelcker

Due early March

Don’t miss this new workbook of advanced techniques in point ground laces.  With text in German and English this 96 page book has 18 prickings which all have a heart shaped motif.


Early orders welcome!
My Friends
Kumiko Nakazaki

In Stock!
This all new folio from Kumiko includes 8 patterns.  The six Binche patterns are, Watership Down, Cat Lovers, Medaillons, Cat Fantasy, Bear, Medaillon in color, plus one Flemisch lace called Dogs, and one Duchesse pattern called Doggy's.  

Now in stock!
30 gauge para wire in 30 colors!

XXL Stropkant
Torchon Lace
Hubert Van Hoorebeke

Eight all new Torchon patterns featuring placemats and wide edgings.  Pattern include a scarf edging and matching insertion, four placemats, Black and White Bishop (two table runners) and a tablecoth egding and insertion.  Use Egyptian Cotton 36/2 or Linen 80/2.


Five All New Scarf Patterns
Annick Staes

Five all new scarf patterns designed by Annick Staes.
Use the new FRESIA 15/3 Silk Yarn
the Long Neck Bobbins especial designed to carry a lot of thread.

Fil au Chinois

100% Linen in 6 new sizes,
21/3, 182, 24/2, 45/2, 60/2

1. What's New! Updated February 16, 2108

2. General Information

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

If you are looking for an experienced teacher please keep me in mind! Note that I have vast experience teaching throughout North America and can give you numerous references. I teach courses at all levels in Torchon, Bedfordshire, Honiton, Bucks Point, Russian and more! I am happy to tailor workshops to suit your group's needs. Click this link to see a schedule of my 2017 Workshops & Lace Days.

3. Order Information

Over the years, I have found that the best way to select supplies involves careful consideration of the lacemaker's needs and interests, so give me the opportunity to use my 44 years of lacemaking & teaching experience combined with my knowledge of world-wide lacemaking resources to help you with your choices. When placing an order I recommend telephoning me at (607) 277-0498. However, if you are sure of your choices, please email me directly at with your order. I will confirm your order by email including a total for your order. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to Van Sciver Bobbin Lace. Orders are shipped the same day they are received. When ordering by email, I recommend that you print out the order form, complete it in full and then prepare an email including all pertinent information. If you order by email, be sure to check your email in the event that I have questions and to confirm your order. Additionally, an informative and illustrated printed catalogue is available by emailing me your address or calling me at:

Holly Van Sciver
Phone: (607) 277-0498

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

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