FLLG 2016 Lace Day
October 7th - 10th, 2016
Teachers and Lecturers Announced

See you in Wareham, MA
May 13th - 15th 2016
at the
NELG Spring Retreat
Workshop and Supplies
Van Sciver Bobbin Lace
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Supplies and Instruction for over 39 years

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Back To Roots
A Technical Approach to Early Binche
Nora Andries

This high quality 183 page hard back comes with an English Translation.  The book examines 22 early Binche patterns from the late 17th and early 18th centries that derive from the top collections of Santa Karolus Borromeus Church in Antwerp and the St. Gomaruskirche in Lier, plus private collections.They include a photo of the old and new constructions, technical diagrams and detailed drawings of specific techniques represented in each pattern.  Students of Binche will not want to miss this  book!

Emilie Kruger
Ulrike Voelcker

In stock, Ulrike's new pattern book has 23 prickings of different techniques (3 Chantilly, 3 Blondes, 3 Polychrome Blondes, 1 free lace, 2 Guipure, 2 Valenciennes, 2 Rib and Roll, 2 Mechlinr, 2 Flanders and 3 Barjac Ombrée.  All fully pictured and diagram.


12 Hearts in Danish Torchon
Kirsten Skov

In English, French and German this clever book includes patterns for 12 hearts designed and made in Danish Torchon. Patterns use Bockens 35/2 with Bockens 18/5 as the gimp.  Lots of fun and easy to make!

Bobijntje! 6

In stock $49.95
Kumiko Nakazaki

  Don't miss Kumiko's new pattern book "Christmas".

Come meet Kumiko at the 2016 Ithaca Lace Day and get her to sign her book!

Pre-orders welcome!

Introduction To Bobbin Lacemaking
Rosemary Shepherd
Back in stock, this is one of the best beginners books on bobbin lace ever written.  Now only $34.95!
1. What's New! Updated May 10, 2016

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 2015 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 35 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
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.