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Crochet Lace Links

http://www.cloneslace.ukpro.net/index.html A history of Clones lace.

http://www.victoriancrochet.com  A terrific site for beautiful beaded crochet with books, kits, and beading spinner.

http://crafts.info-galaxy.com/crochet/index.html  A great site explaining old and new techniques.

http://www.crochethistory.com  Get to know author Barbara Ballantyne and learn more about her books.

http://www.vintagecrochetpatterns.com  A great site for vintage patterns books! Tabitha was very cooperative when I  made a special request for crochet lace pattern books only. You will need to search the vintage collections for the books to see which ones you would like.

http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/lace.html  What can I say about this site.....it's a treasure of public domain lace books!

http://www.irishlace.org  Various types of Irish lace are shown on this site, including Irish crochet.

http://www.enfys.dsl.pipex.com/antique.htm  A treasure chest of vintage books! You'll find pre 1900 and post 1900, Irish crochet and more!

http://isis.library.adelaide.edu.au/pg/1/5/1/4/15147/15147-h/15147-h.htm  This is Beeton's Book of Needlework! You have to give the pictures time to download, but the text comes up immediately.

Group Links

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/irish_crochet_lovers/    Terrific photos, occasional eye candy, and some crochet alongs.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lacemaking/    A group of various skilled individuals.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CrochetLace/    My own yahoo group.

Lace Links

http://www.lacefairy.com  An informative and instructional site with a great gallery of various laces, including Irish crochet samples.

www.arachne.com  A terrific lace chat available here!

www.georgiaseitz.com  Online tatting class available

www.paradisetreasures.com  Bina Maden's tatting site with techniques and patterns.

Virtual Museums

http://www.irishlacemuseum.com/  Go on a virtual tour!

http://lacismuseum.org/  Click on 'Preview'. After reading the history, click on 'slide show' and enjoy!