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Catalogue Update April 22, 2020

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Bobbin  Lace Patterns
Flowers
Mika Toyoda

We are happy to announce the arrival of Mika’s beautiful new mixed technique pattern folio.  This folio includes Binche’s patterns for  4 Roses, 4 Calla Lilies, Torchon Bookmark,  Flanders Little Flower, Flanders Camellia, Bloomwork Doily, Binche Rose Bookmark, Torchon Zigzag with tally flowers, Binche Lace Peony, Flanders Lace Camellia No. 1, Bucks Point Medallion, Brugge Flower Lace Round Mat, Binche Little Bouquet, and diagrams for 14 Binche Snowball Grounds.
$58.95
Halfstitch in Idrija Narrow Tape Lace
The Idrija Lace School

All new from the Idrija Lace School this books teaches how to work patterns using  a combination of half-stitch and narrow tape lace.  Includes over 40 patterns in many different combinations.
$54.95
Tier in Tüll
Ulrike Voelcker




This 96 pages book has16 patterns for animals.
IN STOCK!
 $45.95

Using Modern Grounds
Michčle Kelly

By using various combinations of whole stitch, linen stitch and half stitch you learn how to make 6 assorted grounds which are then applied to 9 patterns.  Lot of fun!
$29.95
Pochettes en Cluny Polychrome de Brioude
Odette Arpin


This book is is inspried by the laces designed in the 19th and 20th centuries.  In French it includes 10 patterns using the techniques of Cluny Polychrome de Brioude.
$42.95

Private Sale
New items will be added daily.
Christmas Pillow Cookie Insert
$150.00

Today we are featuring 3
Ben Archer bobbins



Floral Bouquet...$40.00 (SOLD)
Mother and Babe...$50.00 (SOLD)
Floral Twist...$45.00
A Practical Guide to Needle Lace
Jacqueline Peter

In English, this 128 page book with 150 color photos and diagrams has step by step instructions for core needlelace techniques with 40 different patterns. Absolutely wonderful to the lacemaker who wants to learn needlelace.
$24.95

Pizzo di Cantů, Issue n°1
Bonaglia Emanuel


In English this book teaches the lacemaker how to make a Cantu Rose.  Chapters cover, how to start, where to start, whorking internal leaves, building the structure of the rose, how to work external leaves, how to make the separation between leaves, how to close the rose, making the net and suggestions on how to take out pins
TBA
(pre-orders welcome)

1. What's New! Updated June 24, 2020

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 vsblace@twcny.rr.com. 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 2019 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 vsblace@twcny.rr.com 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
vsblace@twcny.rr.com
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.