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.
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.
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.
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!