Come see us,
July 22-28 , 2018

at the
65th IOLI Convention
San Antonio, TX

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Lace Day Teachers and Lectures Announced

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 June 15, 2018

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Geklöppelter Schmuck aus Metallfäden
Bobbin-Made Jewellery from Metal Threads

Martina Wolter-Kampmann

Coming soon, this exciting new book has more then 20 patterns for bobbin lace jewellery made of wire.  Patterns include bracelets, necklaces, brooches, pendants and earrings.


Into A Circle
Annie VanCraeynest

This all new book has 10 circular designs created in the design software Knipling.  All the designs are made in color giving the lacemaker an opportunity to express their creativity.  Each design includes a photo of the finished lace, a detailed explanation, a working diagram and a pricking in colors, appealing to both beginner and advanced lacemakers.  Really nice!


Thread for Lace Edition  7
Cantù 7

Cantù 7 is the best yet in this series.  Loaded with lots of patterns this edition has pages of technical diagrams that assist the lacemaker in pattern execution.


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.

Wire Loop Pin Lifter

$14.00 each

Pin Lifting is easy with this wire loop tool.
1. What's New! Updated June 15, 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.