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Welcome to Swap ‘n Shop!


Swap ‘n Shop New items for sale are ongoing! We have space to offer to those who have some lace related items to sell. It’s also available to people hoping to find a lace related item that is on their wish list (scroll down to view the list).

Visit here often to see what’s new! We have more items, including more books, Gazette editions and bobbin sets in our listing. The Gazette has a number of items that can be purchased directly from the office.

Shipping from the Post Office is at cost. The prepaid flat rate boxes are best for mailing in Canada. If it Fits, it Ships, up to 5 kg or 11 lbs max weight).

Note: If you wish to list items, a good description and a photo would be helpful. A PDF link can be posted to give access to a longer list of items. We will forward any inquiries to you. A small donation to the Gazette is appreciated for this service.

The “Swap” area is self serve. Contact the editor to post requests or items for sale: clgeditor @ gmail.com (add the email to your contact list). Add items you are looking for, and mention if you wish to Swap.

After your items are posted, and you are connected with a buyer/seller from the Gazette office, personal transactions will no longer involve the editor, who is busy working on the next edition. She will list (or remove) items, and has been known to purchase on occasion.

SWAP! Some are interested in a Bobbin Swap or a Thread Swap. Does your stash have interesting threads or bobbins you would love to pass along to someone else? Are you looking for threads or bobbins that are hard to find? Perhaps you would like to connect by creating a Wish List!

SHOP! Scroll down to check out the long list of Books for Sale, offered at (non inflated) fair prices. We add new titles often. Books on bobbin lace, needle lace, tatting, crochet, knitting, plus other subjects are often available for those who wish to combine lace with other techniques and create their own unique project.

Free Resources for Lace Projects This section has been moved. See Resources Heading on the Main Page of this website.

Looking for a lace related item? Add your “requests” to our Wish List! Some items are difficult to find, but it’s exciting when another lacemaker has an item you are searching for. Offer to “swap” if you want to offer another resource in trade. We will connect you by email.

Below are the front cover images of recent Canadian Lacemaker Gazette Editions. A list of details for each one can be found in the Editions section on this website. Subscribe to receive the current Vol. 37 editions.

New to the Gazette? Check it out! Individual copies are available, includes mailing for one edition. Sets of four are $20 CAD; $22 US Funds; $35 CAD equivalent for countries Overseas. Shipping is added.

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Above: Gazette Vol. 37: Fall 2022, Winter 2022, Spring 2023 are published. Our Summer 2023 edition is coming soon!

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Above: Gazette Vol. 36: Fall 2021, Winter 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022. Stock is still available!

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Above: Gazette Vol. 32 to Vol. 35 editions, limited supply is in stock…

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 Above: Gazette Vol. 28 to Vol. 31, limited supply is in stock… See the Editions section for content details.

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For Sale: From a gentleman who has retired from woodworking! The bobbin rests on a felt insert which protects the bobbin as it turns. Thread winders are $65 CAD each, plus shipping. Cherry or Oak, two styles. Limited stock is available. Contact: Ewa Kurnicka, Needlepoint Place. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.   Email: np.place @ live.com  Add the email to your address list.

Bobbins for Sale!

The bobbins posted below are sold in sets. There are several sets of the continental bobbins available. These hold a lot of thread and are excellent for beginners!

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See Our Listing of Lace BOOKS and MAGAZINES! The resources listed below are available for a limited time. Check back again for new offerings. We hope the items will assist you on your lace journey!

Orders: All titles are available unless marked SOLD or there is a sale in process. Resources are On Hold until a sale is final or are relisted. More titles are added, ongoing. A number of books listed below are out of print or rare. Our books are gently used and are excellent to have in your personal library. Email the titles of the book(s) you are interested in purchasing to: clgeditor@gmail.com (Add the email to your address list). We will send you an invoice!

We ship worldwide! A name and address, including postal/zip code is needed for a shipping estimate. Shipping is at cost. Items will be held and shipped after funds are received. Cheque or money order, PayPal or Bank e-Transfer. Thank you for your interest in lace!

100 Traditional100 Traditional Bobbin Lace Patterns by Geraldine Stott & Bridget Cook, 1997. Soft cover, 119 pages, plus additional pages for info on grids, suppliers, and index. Colour diagrams with thread paths. International colour coding page is written in English, Dutch, French, and German. The 100 patterns are from simple to more complex. The patterns all have titles, such as Little Hearts, Maids in a Row, etc. Starting points and the number of bobbin pairs are indicated. A good knowledge of point ground lace will be an asset. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

150 Crochet150 Crochet Trims: Designs for beautiful decorative edgings, from lacy borders to bobbles, braids, and fringes by Susan Smith, 2007. Soft cover, 128 pages, colour. This book has a variety of edgings and motifs ranging from traditional to modern. The directory has edgings, fringes, braids, motifs plus accessories, including crochet buttons or belts. Instructions are given for each design. Skill levels are beginner, or intermediate, with a few challenging designs. The last section has several pages for the basic crochet techniques. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Earrings 2727 Earring Patterns for pierced and unpierced ears. The Lace Guild 2014, soft cover, colour, 51 pages. The booklet contains patterns from different designers. There is a variety of lace techniques including Torchon, Bedfordshire, Honiton, Milanese, Needlelace, Rosaline, crochet and knitting. A list of threads, bobbin pairs and beads are given, along with patterns, working diagrams and colour photos. Price: $20 and shipping.

Dutch BL Patterns50 Dutch Bobbin Lace Patterns Withof & Duchesse. Yvonne Scheele-Kerkhof. 1997. Hard cover, 144 pages. The author was a student of Sister Judith. The group of students learned new techniques and helped develop Withof Lace. The book has two main sections: Techniques and Patterns. The lace techniques are well documented, covering the first 77 pages: Flowers, leaves, corners, ribs, curves, scrolls, circles, raised veins, braids, etc. A number of techniques are found in both Withof and Duchesse laces. The pattern section has 50 designs with lovely photos and the pattern pricking for each. Price: $40 CAD and shipping.

75 Quick and Easy75 Quick & Easy Bobbin Lace Patterns by Veronica Sorenson. 2002. This is a hard cover book with 144 pages. The chapters include Small Motifs; Christmas Lace; Animal Kingdom; Mat Edgings; Lace for Weddings; Picture Frames; Earrings; Handkerchiefs; Flight of Fancy; All-Lace Mats. The book contains simple patterns in Torchon, Beds, Honiton, Schneeberg, Bruges, and Russian tape lace. Four Languages: English, German, Dutch and French. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

A Beds Lace CollA Bedfordshire Lace Collection chosen by Barbara Underwood, 1995. Hard cover, 120 pages, larger patterns are found in the pocket, inside back cover. The author has divided the book into three sections: lace made from old prickings, adaptations of old patterns, and new designs. Bobbin pairs and threads are given. There is a wide variety of patterns, small motifs, bookmarks to larger projects such as frames and collars. This book is a collector’s item. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

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A Manual of Bedfordshire Lace by Pam Robinson. 1985, soft cover, 74 pages with pattern info pocket inside back cover. The book is in three sections. Part 1 is an intro for basic lace techniques, stitches and notes on Bedfordshire technique and finishing the lace is included. Part 2 has the 14 patterns with number of pairs, suggested threads, and working notes. The patterns highlight certain techniques and the author gives extensive details. Part 3 is a booklet with notes on plaits, picots, leaves, crossings, trails and footsides. Price: $25 and shipping.

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Alphabet Inspirations in Coloured Bobbin Lace. Sandi Woods. 2004. Hard cover, 144 pages, colour. This well-known author’s book has three sections. 1. Alphabet A-Z has two patterns for each letter: basic bobbin lace and Milanese braids. Section 2 has several detailed patterns, including florals, with clear instructions. Section 3 has a list of forty-five illustrated techniques. A list for further reading and an index completes the book. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

BattenbergAn Introduction to Battenberg Lace. Instructions for Left and Right Handed Stitchers. Dianna Best. Soft cover, 1992. Size: 8.5″ x 11″, 44 pages. Battenberg lace dates back to the sixteenth century. The author has given us step-by-step instructions to assist with several projects: Christmas Angel, Butterfly, and Prairie Lily. The projects are based on using 5mm or 8mm purchased tape. The needle filling stitches covered are English Wheel, Russian Stitch, Tulle Stitch, Bundled Bars, and Wheel Filling Stitch. The cover image is Prairie Lily. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Beds Blue JLAn Introduction to Bedfordshire Lace by Jean Leader, 2004. Soft cover booklet, 56 pages. The lesson book lists sixteen chapters with instructions for each pattern plus a final chapter for additional techniques and patterns. The lessons start at a beginner level and continue to more advanced techniques. Edgings, round coasters, bookmarks and butterflies highlight the various Bedfordshire lace techniques. Price; $20 CAD and mailing.

Bucks Intro Jean LAn Introduction to Bucks Point Lace by Jean Leader, 2004. Soft cover booklet, 48 pages. The lesson book has fifteen chapters with a pattern for each one. Designs have interesting names such as Little Fan, Plum Pudding, Duke’s Garter, etc. Included are edgings, motifs and a bookmark. Each chapter is well illustrated, with instructions for each part of the pattern and is well suited to those who are working Bucks Point style lace for the first time. Price: $20 CAD and mailing.

Milanese coverAn Introduction to Milanese Lace by Pat Read, 2015. Soft cover booklet, 44 pages. The lesson book has seven chapters with a variety of braids to decorate the free lace designs. Each design is unique and the enlarged diagrams show the thread paths. Instructions guide the beginner through each lesson and students can create their own designs. Price: $20 CAD and mailing.

alison TAn Introduction to Torchon Lace by Alison Tolson, 2009. Blue cover, soft cover booklet, 32 pages. This is an excellent book for beginners to bobbin lace. Basics, including a sampler pattern, are found in the first section. Torchon lace patterns are found in section two and include edgings, motifs and the bookmark on the front cover. Diamonds, spiders and honeycomb ground are included. The student can work through the lessons with or without a teacher. Price: $20 CAD and mailing.

Picture4 AnnaAnna 6 June 2000. German text, soft cover, 50 pages, 2000. This edition contains a variety of projects. The instruction sheets are attached in the center section. Needlepoint, Hardanger, Romanian Point lace, Christmas balls in knitted lace, knitted sweaters with two sweaters for children. Some designs can be combined with lace to create a unique project. Price: $5 CAD and mailing.

Beds Pat MTBedfordshire Lace Patterns, A Personal Selection by Margaret Turner, 1993. Soft cover, 100 pages, larger patterns in pocket, inside back cover. The author has divided the book into sections: Motifs, Borders and Insertions, Mats, and Dress decorations. The patterns are a collection from different lacemakers, often pattern origns are unknown. Photos of the finish lace and the patterns are throughout. Threads are suggested. Prickings are full size or a percentage of the original size is indicated. A variety of patterns include borders, small motifs, butterflies, collars, cuffs, and lappets. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

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Beginner’s Guide to Bobbin Lace by Gilian Dye & Adrienne Thunder, 2007. Soft cover, 80 pages, colour. The introduction has a list of equipment: bobbins, yarns, pillows, beads, pins, and other equipment. Basic techniques are shown with over two hundred beautiful colour photos. The Bookmark Collection has suggested patterns for beginners to work through before trying the patterns in the next section. The patterns are all suitable for using heavier threads or yarn. After bookmarks, four larger projects are a bag, a purse, two scarves and a cushion border. Price: $28 CAD and shipping.

IMG_1984 HardangerBeginner Hardanger: Peace of Mind. Carolyn Mitchell, 1996. Coil bound, 36 pages. A photo of the finished project is on the cover. The author gives a history of Hardanger, followed by a section on developing good habits. Next is information on threads, needles, and fabric suitable for Hardanger. Step-by-step instructions for the project include thread paths for kloster blocks, eyelets, cutting, dove’s eye, square fillet, cable stitch, ship designs, and the fringe edge. Washing and finishing completes the instructions. This is a good reference for basic Hardanger designs. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Care PublisherBobbin & Needle Laces Identification & Care by Pat Earnshaw, 1983. Hard cover, 191 pages. Part 1: Identification covers bobbin laces and needle laces with studies on motifs, fillings, and grounds for both types of lace. A chapter for determining the place of origin and dating the laces also covers both types. There are many pages with photos. Part 2: Care covers cleaning, storage and display, along with good advice. The final sections cover conservationists and list of museums with lace in different countries. Price: $25 and shipping.

Form BL KliottBobbin Lace: Form by the Twisting of Cords. Kaethe and Jules Kliot. A New Look at a Traditional Textile Art: 472 Photographs. 20 Color Plates. 1973. Hard cover, 245 pages. The authors, well known in the lace community, highlight the structure of lace as well as sharing projects that unlock the mystery of finished lace. The introduction gives some history. Chapters: Equipment & Materials, Basic Techniques, A Sampler, Special Techniques & Stitches, Additional Grounds, Explorations within Grounds & Edges, and Working Techniques. This is a good reference book. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Scan Bobbin Lace Making NottinghamBobbin Lace Making. Pamela Nottingham. 1989. Soft cover, 96 pages. The author covers Equipment and Materials, Preparation, Basic Stitches, Tape Lace, Adaptation and Use of Tape Lace, Torchon Lace, Plaited Laces, Braids and Trimmings, Mounting Lace, Twenty Patterns for Pleasure. Torchon and Bedfordshire lace are the main types of lace covered. A variety of interesting patterns are included, some are well suited to beginners: edgings, bookmarks and motifs, including a swan. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

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Bobbin Lacemaking by Doris Southard. 1977, soft cover, 216 pages. The book continues to be popular, with lessons and many patterns throughout. The author uses the method of twist/cross for those using a bolster where the passive threads hang parallel or cross/twist can be used on any pattern. The author has lessons on braids, edgings, fans, spiders, rose ground, corners, gimp, petals, and picots. Patterns have detailed step-by-step instructions. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Scan Bruges Flower LaceBruges Flower Lace. Edna Sutton. 1987. Hard cover, 118 pages. This book is an excellent pattern source for those interested in learning this technique. Beginners work through basics, then well illustrated lessons on braids, windmills, edgings, fillings, etc. Chapters are: A Glance at Flemish Lace; Equipment; Basic Techniques; Braids and Edgings; Fillings; Flowers; Leaves and Scrolls; Further projects. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.

Picture8 Hard 50Burda: Special Hardanger E730, 2003. Hardanger and Myreschka pulled thread embroidery. Soft cover, 50 pages with decorations for curtains, table runners, table cloths, pillows, towel bands, small and larger projects. Instructions and pattern pages are attached in the center section. Price: $10 CAD and mailing.

Scan CLG Volume 8 1994 Pattern SupplementCanadian Lacemaker Gazette Volume 8, 1994 Pattern Supplement. 24 pages. Several booklets (5) are available while supplies last. Using lace samples from an old lace dealer’s pattern book, members of the Ottawa Guild of Lacemakers participated in a pattern drafting exercise. Photos of the original lace plus the new/revised patterns with working diagrams, bobbin placement, number of pairs. 21 patterns, narrow and wide, some have gimps, one Bedfordshire pattern. Insertions could be used for bookmarks. A lovely collection. Price: $10 CAD and shipping: regular postage ($1.94/GST) $2.00 in Canada for mailing a single copy. Mail to USA $3.19 postage for mailing a single copy, $6.39 to Overseas. Inquire for mailing multiple copies.

CLG Fall BundleSPECIAL OFFER: CLG Editions Promotion Package! Vol. 36 Bundle of Four: Fall & Winter 2021; Spring & Summer 2022. Each edition features articles, a photo gallery of special projects, coming events and lace related activities, book reviews, promotions, etc. A gift for yourself or others. See Editions section for more information. Price: $20 CAD and shipping. Inquire about earlier sets.


Crafting the Mosaic: Celebrating 75 Years of Craft in Manitoba. 2007. (Two copies available). Hard cover, 102 pages, colour. Here is an art gallery in book form! The book has a variety of technique. Examples are from local sources and from other countries. Lace: A Battenburg collar, a handkerchief with Hearts of Denmark edging, a needlelace collar, macramé, tatting, Irish crochet, Hardanger, drawn thread, filet, reticella, and knitting. Others: Ayrshire, embroidery, loom weaving, beadwork, pottery, ceramics, baskets, quilting, soap carving, quillwork, batik, hooked rugs, woodwork, glass making, finger weaving, doll making, etc.  A lovely gift. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Stars 3dSOLD! Dreidimensionale Klöppelsterne by Rosemarie Schmuck and Anneliese Schröder, 2008. Soft cover booklet, German text, colour, 32 pages with pattern folder in pocket inside the back cover. This book contains 14 Star patterns. Some show more than one colour combination. Sizes range between 7.5 cm to 28 cm. Finish sizes are indicated as well as bobbin pairs and suggested threads. Original price $26.95. Our price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Gozo LaceSOLD! Gozo Lace: A Selection of Bobbin Lace Patterns by Consiglia Azzopardi, 1998. Hard cover, 68 pages, colour. During her research of Maltese lace, the author discovered patterns created by Dun Guzepp Diacono (1847-1924), a priest who recognized the need for an industry to improve the income of families in the Gozo area of Italy. Lace was sold to tourists or exported to Malta and Europe. The book is set up with a series of motifs called Ornaments. Number of pairs, suggested threads and useful hints are given. Twenty-five historical motif patterns are included. Colour photos of original designs are found in the middle of the book. Larger pieces in the second part of the book are tablecloths, borders, insertions, the Maltese Cross, a scarf, and a collar. Price: $40 CAD and shipping.

New Items! May 2023 Hardanger is a form of cut work decorated with needlelace stitches such as satin stitch, woven bars, dove’s eye, buttonhole stitch, eyelets, cable stitch, and picots. There is a variety of resources available to make decorative items! Small projects such as pincushions to larger items, gifts for others or for celebrating special occasions are possible. Prices: $5 CAD each. A prepaid shipping box is available to hold multiple resources. Weight max: 5 kg or 11 lbs. Box prices include tracking and insurance, with three sizes available. Inquire about a shipping estimate.

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Honiton Basic technical instruction book by Joyce Dorsett, 2000. Soft cover booklet, 42 pages. The author uses seven patterns to highlight Honiton techniques. The instructions start with setting up, then a simple braid, and proceeds through the other patterns, including a wild rose. There is a list of techniques covered and section of extra motifs in the final chapter. The patterns are small but could be enlarged with heavier threads used. Price: $20 CAD and mailing.

Brown Honiton croppedHoniton Lace Book by Devonia, 1972. Hard cover, small size book, 83 pages. This is an instruction book with thirty chapters, each with a different topic. Subjects are edges, gimp, stems, sewings, starts and finishes, sprays, pearl edges, raised work, plaitings, grounds, diamonds, wheels, etc. Subjects such as shamrocks, wild roses, butterfly, trefoil, daisy, camelia, poppy, briony vine, leaves, ferns… The author explains each one, including the working order, in detail. The photos for each subject can be used as practice patterns or create your own design. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

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Hooks-Only Crochet from Start to Finish by Carol Alexander and Lisa Fosnaugh, editors. 2006. Hard cover, coil bound, colour, 176 pages, 82 projects. Chapter titles: Spotlight on Style; Fabulous Finishing Touches, Toddlers to Teens, Haven-ly Home Accents, Treasures in Thread, Hooked on Holidays. Each chapter has several projects (7 – 10) from a variety of designers: sweaters, jackets, purses, wraps, hats, belts, scarves, blankets, throws, pillows, pot holders, bookmarks, a bonnet and booties, Christmas decorations, Easter basket, and other designs for children. A stitch guide is found on the last page. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Huck Adventures

Huck Adventures. Michiko Kuge. Lacis. Translation from Japanese, 2001. Soft cover, 86 pages, color. For those who love working with a needle, the book contains 48 projects. Drawstring bags, handbags, shoulder bags, children’s tote bags, a sewing kit, eyeglass cases, clutch purses, pen case, an apron, table runners, pillows, tablecloth, floor cushion, room dividers. Add a bobbin lace or other type of lace edging to a project for a unique effect. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Crochet Leisure Arts In Love with Crochet by Anne Childs, Leisure Arts 1997. Soft cover, colour, 60+ designs, 144 pages. Chapter titles: Wrapped up in afghans; All through the house; Gifts for all; Just for fun; Rock-a-bye collection; Fashion corner; Hooked on holidays. Designs range from small quick ones to larger ones and are given for every skill level. The last section has ten pages of instructions and are well illustrated to show the techniques. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Trad BedsIntroducing Traditional Bedfordshire Lace Patterns in 20 Lessons. Barbara M. Underwood. 1993. Hard cover, 116 pages. The book begins with several pages introducing Bedfordshire Lace. The twenty patterns are next, in order from simple to more complex. Each pattern has several pages of diagrams and text showing how to work the lace. Images are often shown on an enlarged scale. New techniques are introduced as the patterns progress and the instructions are excellent. This book has been used by many teachers and students of this style of lace. Follows is a small selection of additional patterns, a glossary and a list of other lace books. Price: $35 CAD and shipping.

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Introduction to Honiton Lace. Susanne Thompson. 1985. Hard cover, 120 pages, black and white. This book is written for those who are new to Honiton lace. The first chapters are about equipment, preparation, and basic lacemaking stitches. The patterns follow, giving needed details and the patterns progress in difficulty. Starting with a basic flower, other floral designs follow, and include a Trillium motif. The techniques are detailed and easy to follow. Final info is on mounting and designing patterns. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Bayeux 2La Dentelle de Bayeux. Mick Fouriscot and Mylène Salvador, 1999. Hard cover, 46 pages, colour, French text. The book begins with Basics which include grounds, gimp, picots and bundles (called reserves). Patterns are for edgings, motifs, and a bookmark, with enlarged diagrams for details. The patterns progress from easy to more advanced. Bobbin count, suggested threads and grounds are noted. Large diagrams and beautiful colour photos of the finished projects are throughout the book. The final project, called Arabesque is exquisite. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

New Items! La Encajera from Spain: Out of Print, Limited editions below are available! Editions will be marked when SOLD. Price: $20 CAD each and shipping.

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Lace Windows 2Lace at the Windows of Heaven by Jean Mary Eke, 2007. Soft covers with colour photos, 16 pages, large format. The author has also written A Regency Collection in 2010 and Rabbits in Bobbin Lace in 2013. Lace at the Windows of Heaven shares the account of her designs of four exceptional pieces of bobbin lace, beginning with her journey towards lacemaking and the inspiration which led her to exploring ecclesiastical designs and creating the lace projects. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.

Picture6 ZodiacLace Express 2/02 Soft cover, 46 pages, colour. English, German, French, Dutch and Danish text. Designs include Zodiac images by Michelle Jourde (France), plus other designs: a koala, a lamb with flowers, edgings, round, rectangular and square designs, a bobbin lace scene suitable for framing called “Branding” and a bookmark inspired by the wisteria in Monet’s garden. Some are wearable designs. Patterns are found in the pages or on the separate 8 panel fold out sheet. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Picture5 Church jpgLace For Church Use Marie-Clare Downham 1989 Hard Cover, 128 pages. The author is a lacemaker who visited lace making areas in France and Belgium for her research. The book has a variety of edgings for church use. Included are photos of the finished lace, the pricking, bobbin count and working notes. Mainly Torchon with some point ground and one Bedfordshire type pattern. Original price: L10.95/$39. Our price: $ 25 CAD and shipping.

Lace MinLace in Miniature by Ann Collier. 1994, Soft cover, 128 pages, colour. The patterns are on a smaller scale, such as bonnets, collars, shawls, veils, head dresses, lappets, ruffles and parasols. The patterns are for 16 to 18 inch dolls or can be enlarged for 24 inch dolls. The lace patterns are for basic edgings or larger projects such as shawls. The colour photos show the dolls wearing the finished lace; mostly bobbin lace and includes some needlelace projects. Price: $30 and shipping.

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Learn Lacecraft by Audrey Vincente Dean, 1990. Soft cover, 64 pages. The author has divided the information into four main headings: Lace in the Home; Lace and Needlework; Lace and Crafts; and Sewing with Lace. Ideas such as pillows, bolsters, lace baskets, sugared lace, collages, lace flowers, dyed lace, tree trim ornaments, or wearable lace, such as an heirloom baby gown. Combining lace with other crafts is the theme and many wonderful photographs accompany the ideas. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.


Milanese lceMilanese Lace: An Introduction. Patricia Read & Lucy Kincaid. 1996. Soft cover, 160 pages. The book is divided into eight chapters. The beginning chapter gives some basic information. The next chapters are on braids, fillings, traditional patterns, a modern approach with some lovely advanced patterns, creating a pattern, and further info on techniques. The long list of decorated braids (pages 24 to 63) is an excellent reference. Details include photos, suggested threads, order of working, suggested braids, etc. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Milanese BLMiniature Bobbin Lace. Roz Snowdon, 1998. Soft cover, 166 pages, colour. The book begins with materials and equipment, followed by getting started, and stitches and techniques. The main chapters are about the projects, grouped together by rooms: the hall, kitchen, dining room, parlour, bedroom, nursery. The theme is lace decorating a doll house. Suggested threads, stitches used and step-by-step guidelines include stitching diagrams. The prickings can be enlarged if desired. The photos of each room are excellent! The forty-two patterns can be used for other projects as well. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Scan Modern Lace Designs VSModern Lace Designs by Veronica Sorenson. Hard cover, 145 pages, 1984. The author begins with information on Bobbin lacemaking in the 1980s. Chapters follow on Equipment, Stitches used in lacemaking, Techniques, and Filling stitches. The Patterns section covers 20 designs complete with step-by-step instructions and a photo of the finished lace. Final chapters are Designing lace pictures and Helpful hints for better lacemaking. Price: 25 CAD and shipping.

More BookmarksSOLD! More Bookmarks A Lace Guild Publication, 2014. Soft cover booklet, 33 pages, colour. This booklet has a variety of patterns in a variety of styles including Bedfordshire, Bucks Point, Flanders, Honiton, Torchon, and one in tatting. A variety of white or coloured threads are used for the designs. Bobbin pairs and suggested threads are indicated. Gimp threads are used in some patterns. A lovely collection. This booklet is out of print. Price: $25 CAD and mailing.

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Needlelace: Designs and Techniques Classic and Contemporary. Catherine Barley. 1995. Soft cover, 176 pages, colour. Part 1: Traditional Techniques includes Gros Point de Venise, Hollie Point, Point de Gaze, Scrolls, and Classic needlelace, with some antique samples. Part 2: Bridal Accessories has a purse with a flower, a coronet and shoe rosettes. Part 3: Contemporary projects, three dimensional strawberries, other flowers, a butterfly, a gardenia and a lovely swan with raised wings. The projects can be framed. Part 4 has a selection of patterns. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

NeedleLace&NeedleWeavingNeedle Lace & Needleweaving: A new Look at Traditional Stitches. Jill Nordfors. 1974. Hard cover, 160 pages, some colour photos. The book begins with general information on materials such as needles, threads and fabrics, and includes attaching found objects. Information follows on stitches: looped, edging, insertion, filling, interlacing, and different types of bar type stitches. Finishing instructions include pressing and blocking. Framing suggestions are included. This book is very well illustrated and is an excellent reference manual. (No cover jacket). Price: $15 CAD and shipping.


Needle Made LacesNeedle-Made Laces and Net Embroideries: Reticella Work, Carrickmacross lace, Princess Lace and Other Traditional Techniques. Doris Campbell Preston, 1984. Soft cover booklet, 160 pages. Chapters on various topics include Needle-run lace, Tambour Limerick, Carrickmacross, Irish crochet, Reticella, Princess lace, modern Needlepoint laces, Filet lace, Tatting, and Net darning. Basic methods are illustrated for each style and photos of finished examples are found throughout the book.  Care of Lace, a Glossary of lace terms, and Index completes the book. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Tatting PinkNew Dimensions in Tatting To De Haan-van Beek. English translation, 1994. Lacis Publications. Soft cover, 88 pages, colour. General instruction for tatting is found in the beginning chapter. This small booklet is packed with many designs using shuttle or needle tatting techniques. Edgings, florals, a square motif, bee, butterfly, dragonfly, fan, tropical fish, lizard are subjects, with detailed instructions and images of the working order. From simple to complex designs, there is quite a variety of patterns. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

New HonitonNew Patterns in Honiton Lace by Caroline & Barry Biggins, 1993. Soft cover, 143 pages. The book begins with a lesson in “raised and rolled” work. Follows are thirty patterns with photos of the finished projects, working notes, and recommended threads. There is a separate list of nine fillings which are used in different sections of the patterns. Some smaller motifs could be used separately. The book progresses from easier designs to more complicated. An option is to enlarge smaller designs and use a heavier weight than 180 thread. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.

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Pillow Lace and Bobbins. Jeffery Hopewell. 1994. 32 pages. This booklet is packed full of photos of different types of lace as well as many pages of bobbins, photos and info on bobbin winders, spangles, bolsters and other pillows, plus lacemakers at work. The author gives info on English lace plus contributions from Belgium and France to lacemaking. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Pillow or Bobbin okPillow or Bobbin Lace Technique, Patterns, History by Elizabeth Mincoff and Margaret S. Marriage., 1987. Soft cover, 230 pages, a folder for larger patterns is located inside the back cover. The authors give an extensive historical summary in the beginning of the book, followed by information on tools, patterns and thread. The book gives a summary of different varieties of pillow lace with chapters on Russian, Torchon, Maltese and Cluny Lace, Plaited Lace, and Saxony Guipure. The book is well illustrated with fifty patterns which reflect the style of each lace. Crease down front cover. Price: $15 CAD and shipping.

Practical SPractical Skills in Bobbin Lace. Bridget M. Cook. 1987. Soft cover, 208 pages. The author illustrates bobbin lacemaking with many enlarged close up images showing clear thread paths. She gives a detailed account of the techniques along with photos of the finished lace. Ten sections cover many topics such as adding and removing pairs, sewings, corners and curves, holes, picots, tallies, Venetian cords, raised work, cordonnet, gimps and beads. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Queen Victoria Wedding Dress SLQueen Victoria’s Wedding Dress and Lace. Kay Staniland and Santina M. Levey. Museum of London, 1983. Soft cover booklet, 32 pages, black and white images. The authors have researched the history of Queen Victoria’s wedding dress and have included a number of close up photos showing the details of the lace. The book includes interesting stories of the royal family in the Victorian era and is a history of the Honiton lace industry and its revival. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Rabbits in Bobbin Lace by Jean Mary Eke, 2013. A set of 3 soft cover booklets, colour, all three have 20 pages each with a bookmark and extra pattern insert tucked inside each booklet. Patterns are well illustrated with photos and detailed instruction.

Rabbit 1Part 1: The Facts of Lacemaking, 2012. The author has details for making a tiny rabbit, a butterfly, and a damsel fly. Honiton techniques, such as ten stick, step-by-step instructions with photos.

Rabbit 3Part 2: Stephen, the Hard Working Rabbit & International Tails, 2012. A combination of patterns for different rabbits and two stories.

Rabbit 2Part 3: Mrs. Rabbit invites you to meet her family as they prepare for a Garden Party, 2013. These pattern books are currently out of print. Price: $30 CAD for the set, and shipping.


Redouté’s Finest Flowers in Embroidery. Trish Burr. 2002. Soft cover, 95 pages, colour. This is an exquisite book of flowers. A stitch glossary has instructions for each stitch needed for the projects. Needle based projects could be combined with bobbin lace or other lace to make a special heirloom. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Ren PatON HOLD Renaissance Patterns for Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint by Federico Vinciolo. Reprinted in 1971, soft cover, 92 pages. This book of designs is suitable for those studying design and interested in exploring the important work of old Venetian lace which has survived over the centuries. The author was called to France from Venice during the reign of Henry II to work on lace designs. His book is in French with English translation. Part One is from 1587, Part Two is 1606. Part one explores needlelace designs while part two has patterns developed on a grid, such as for cross stitch or needlepoint. Possible is a combination of the two styles such a pin cushion with a lace edging. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Lace KnittingRomantic Lace Knitting by Monika Eckert and Stephanie van der Linden. Soft cover, 96 pages, colour. Twenty patterns with a variety of styles for scarves, shawls. Some info on basics: increasing, decreasing, casting off, checking tension, adding beads, along with step-by-step illustrations and helpful hints. Charts for all patterns are enclosed on sheets tucked inside back cover. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

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Seasonal Samplings in Hardanger Embroidery. Carolyn Mitchell. 1996. Soft cover, 32 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ The author is a well known instructor in Hardanger technique and the projects cover a range of skill levels. Clear guidelines are given, along with charts and photos to illustrate the steps from beginning to finished project. The front cover shows decorative cones in two sizes, padded ornaments and buttonholed ornaments. Finishing instructions are given, including tassels. Beads are added in a number of projects. Knowledge of Hardanger filling stitches will be helpful. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Doily imageSpecial Doilies for Special Times. South Maid. 2001. Soft cover booklet, 21 pages, helpful hints, conversion charts for crochet hooks. Skill levels: Beginner or intermediate. Five lovely patterns including 2 pineapple designs. Woodland Lace is shown on the cover. Finished designs are shown in colour. Detailed instructions. Price: $5 CAD and shipping, or free with another purchase.

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Special Effects in Bobbin Lace: Over 20 Patterns Using Colour in Bobbin Lace. Sandi Woods. 1998. Hard cover, 126 pages, colour. Chapter headings are ‘Getting Started with Colour, Painting with Threads, and Explaining Ideas’.  The well-known author explores several of her original patterns using Milanese lace techniques with a variety of coloured threads. Patterns vary in size and difficulty. A list of suppliers, further reading and an index completes the book. Inspiration at its best. Price: $35 CAD and shipping.

Lace for 10 PairsSpitzen Fur Zehn Paare/Dentelles Pour Dix Paires/Lace for Ten Pairs by Claire Burkhard, 2000. Hard cover, 72 pages. The book contains 37 patterns which use ten pairs of bobbins or less. Colour photos show the finished projects. The number of pairs and suggested threads are indicated. Projects include a variety of edgings, table mats, motifs and wearable lace designs. The patterns are quick to make. Instructions are in three languages. A list of suppliers for lace books and equipment in a number of countries completes the book. Price: $35 CAD and shipping.

ZeleStarting Zele Lace by Agnes Stevens and Ivy Richardson, 1989. Hard cover, colour, 72 pages. The author has chosen flowers as a theme in order to create a book of needlelace patterns. Eleven chapters make up the book with step-by-step instructions on the techniques. Large diagrams show the working of the stitches. Assembly is included. Finished projects are shown in colour photographs. Price: $15 CAD and shipping.

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Tatted Snowflakes by Vida Sunderman. 1995. Soft cover, 32 pages. The author’s Introduction chapter has step-by-step illustrations on the technique, plus notes on picots, reverse work and joining, finishing, blocking and working with beads. Next are suggestions on decorating with Snowflakes plus abbreviations used in the instructions. Following are forty patterns for a variety of tatted snowflakes of different sizes. Price: $10 CAD and shipping.

Tatting by Tatting TDThérèse de Dillmont, DMC 1981. Soft cover booklet, 32 pages. This well known author begins with basics: a list of materials, followed by illustrated steps to work this type of lace with a shuttle, instructions include picots, working with two shuttles. Patterns for simple edgings, motifs and some larger projects. Price: $10 and mailing.

Tatting C LRTatting Collage by Lindsay Rogers, 2012. Hard cover over coil binding, 86 pages, ex library book. This book has nine chapters with designs on different themes. The author begins with a brief history of tatting plus tools and techniques. Chapters have many small decorative designs for stationery, gift tags, key rings, small cards, paperweights, bookmarks and doll house deco. Bonsai tree pictures are also included. There is an appendix on edgings. The author is a member of The Ring of Tatters, a large worldwide tatting group. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Tatting for Today 2Tatting for Today. DMC #15209, 1985. Soft cover, 27 pages, 2 copies available. The first section has basic instructions. Next are edgings, followed by several (31) motifs suitable for tree or window decorations. More advanced designs include two collars with cuffs, 3 necklaces. There are 5 pincushion designs. Note paper flowers on page 26 are lovely small quick projects. Info on starching and laundering. Colour photos are on front and back covers. Price: $10 CAD and mailing.

Anne Orr 2Tatting with Anne Orr, 1989. Soft cover, 32 pages. Anne Orr, a well-known author with nearly a hundred books on needlework designs, served as an editor of Good Housekeeping for over twenty years. Tatting is a knotted lace dating back to around the seventeenth century. The first chapter has instructions for tatting. Follows are a variety of designs. Round motifs, edgings, baby bonnets, slippers, forty medallions, forty-seven edgings. Once mastered, the designs, small and large are all possible. $10 CAD and mailing.

Tatting w Beads RPTatting with Beads by Rosemarie Peel, 1995. Soft cover booklet, 48 pages. The author illustrates ten different methods for attaching beads with designs for necklaces, earrings, pendants, a choker, a heart, a collar edging, beaded braids and repeat edgings. Included are materials, bead gauges, pattern illustrations plus reference to the methods for attaching beads. Price: $15 CAD and shipping.

Animals First Christmas Ruth J The Animals First Christmas A Christmas Story in Bobbin Lace by Ruth Johnson, 2022. Soft cover booklet, colour, 16 pages. Ruth has written the text for the Christmas story and added illustrations using lace figures in bobbin lace. The author has created the booklet as a fundraiser for Ukraine. See the link to the PDF file below for more information including ordering details. This booklet is a wonderful keepsake and is ideal as a gift for friends and family. 

♥ The Animals First Christmas Fundraiser for Ukraine by Ruth Johnson


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The Hawaiian Quilt: The Tradition Continues by Poakalani and John Serrao. 2007. Soft cover, 100 pages, colour. The preface is “The Hawaiian Quilt…and Where it All Began”. Next is a gallery of beautiful finished quilts of different sizes, includes names of the designers and quilters. Follows is info on “Creating your Masterpiece”. There are fifteen patterns for projects: pillow tops, designs for wall hangings, etc. A small project with a lace border would be possible! Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Tech of Bobbin LThe Technique of Bobbin Lace by Pamela Nottingham, 1979. Hard cover, 222 pages. The book has five chapters: Equipment, preparation and other useful information; Torchon lace; Bedfordshire or Cluny lace; and Bucks Point lace. Braids and trimmings is the final chapter. The book is well illustrated with detailed text, starting points are numbered and bobbin pairs are given. Enlarged diagrams show details. Book jacket has some wear, occasional written notes on some pages from previous owner, cover jacket could be optional. Signed by the author, 1984. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Tech of Bobbin LaceThe Technique of Bobbin Lace: Completely Revised New Edition by Pamela Nottingham. 1995. Soft cover, 188 pages. The book has five chapters: Equipment, preparation and other useful information; Torchon lace with sixteen patterns; Bedfordshire or Cluny lace with twenty six patterns; Bucks Point lace with thirty two patterns. Joining and mounting lace is the final chapter. The book is well illustrated with detailed text, starting points are numbered and bobbin pairs are given. Enlarged diagrams show details. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Bruges FLThe Technique of Bruges Flower Lace by Veronica Sorenson and J.E.H. Rombach-de Kievid. 2005. Soft cover, 144 pages. This book is a reprint of the earlier hard cover edition. Chapters cover braids, flowers, leaves, joining motifs, fillings, motifs, edgings, crosses collars, cuffs and mats. The final chapter on Gifts includes a parasol, a large fan, a bookmark, a sachet and earrings. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.


Honiton LaceThe Technique of Honiton Lace by Elsie Luxton. 1979. Hard cover, 168 pages. The well-known author starts with a history of Honiton lace. Her instructions begin with equipment and preparation for making the lace. Next are chapters on beginner pieces with six patterns, followed by seventeen flat Honiton patterns, twenty raided and rolled work, the sampler, a chapter with twenty six fillings, and a chapter with seven leaves. A final chapter has many pages with notes on techniques such as the weaver’s knot, leadworks, etc. The patterns have photos of the finished lace, numbered starting points and instruction. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.

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The Technique of Torchon Lace by Pamela Notttingham. 1979. Hard cover, 160 pages. The author has several patterns and instruction to start making Torchon lace. Starting with basics, the next chapters proceed with information on narrow edgings, circular motifs, square and rectangular mats, a variety of stitches, triangles, circular edgings and collars, plaits and picots, with hints on beginning and ending. A number of grids are included at the end of the book. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Torchon Lace BookON HOLD! The Torchon Lace Book by Christine Springett. 1993. Soft cover, 56 pages. For beginners or for review, instructions are detailed and easy to follow. The book gives a list of basics and a number of patterns, including bookmarks, edgings and some circular designs. The starting points, as well as each pin location, are numbered in order. This book is an excellent resource for teaching bobbin lace to new students. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Thistles, roses Jean LeaderSOLD! Thistles, roses, daffodils and shamrocks: 4 Bookmarks using Bedfordshire lace techniques by Jean Leader, 1992. Coil bound, clear covers, 15 pages, 8.5 x 11.5 inches, English text. Someone purchased this pattern book a second time and has offered one copy for sale. Price $20 CAD and shipping.

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ON HOLD! Threads for Lace Edition 3  A survey and comparison chart of 1150 lacemaking and other threads by Brenda Paternoster 2005, soft cover, 96 pages. Out of print! The intro chapter covers Thread Construction for linen, cotton, silk, synthetic & man made, glitter, and wool (is mentioned but not included in the threads survey). The main part of the book is the Threads Survey (pages 10 to 58). Follows is Thread Size Comparison (pages 59 to 90) with range from 4 wraps/cm to 90 wraps/cm. A bibliography and list of thread suppliers is the final part of the book. Included: addendum pages, stapled inside the covers. Price: $25 CAD and shipping.

torchon LM newTorchon Lacemaking: A Manual of Techniques by Elizabeth Wade, 1991. Hard cover, 175 pages. The author begins with info on equipment, threads, and preparation. Main chapters are on making lace, mounting lace and pattern adaptation as well as designing and variations such as circular lace. Of interest is a chapter on drafting from a picture or piece of lace. There are other designs including cake frills, garters and Christmas lace. This book is well illustrated with photos, patterns and close ups of finished lace. Suitable for a beginner or for those who wish to expand their skills. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Beds TwoTraditional Bedfordshire Lace Techniques and Patterns by Barbara M Underwood. 1988. Hard cover, 92 pages. Barbara Underwood is a well known author and teacher of Bedfordshire lace. Her work has helped to document the many elements of this lace. Techniques follow the introduction and history, with many illustrations and reference numbers. Tallies include square ended, leaf shaped, cucumber, raised, and overlaid flat tallies. Leaves, flowers, grounds, and other elements are well covered. Lovely photos and 38 projects. Price: $30 CAD and shipping.

Vic RibbVictorian Ribbon & Lacecraft Designs by Mary Jo Hiney, 1994. Soft cover, 144 pages, colour. The author has published another book with many projects, twenty five, all using lace of different types to create unique designs. Picture frames, fashion accessories, home décor, all have a Victorian theme. Instructions and outline patterns or templates, with ideas to create a delightful design for a gift or to have in your home. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.

Picture2 Vic jpgVictorian Style Needlecrafts. Better Homes and Gardens, hard cover, 160 pages, colour photos, 1992. This book contains over seventy projects such as tatting, needlepoint, crochet, knitting, crazy quilting, embroidery, filet crochet, hardanger, and Battenberg tape lace. Included are an assortment of pin cushions in different techniques which could be combined with a lovely lace edging. The projects have patterns with instructions and are suited for gifts or for your own décor. (Original price: $22.95 US). Our price: $20 CAD and shipping.

WeddingsWeddings A Lace Guild Publication 2011. Large format, soft cover, 44 pages, colour. The chapters have a variety of designs for the bride, bridesmaids, flower girl, groom, best man, page boy, mother of the bride or groom, and wedding favours for guests. Twenty-eight patterns with a variety of styles include Bedfordshire, Torchon, Bucks Point, Honiton and needlelace. Examples are a bride’s tiara, garter designs, a ring pillow, fascinators, and anniversary designs. Price: $20 CAD and shipping.


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Some items are hard to find…

Roller Pillow Gladys LFOUND! My father, Syd Rose made roller pillows in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. I moved three times since he gave me mine and I managed to keep the roller, but the pillow base with the drawer in it had gone missing. Now I have everything needed to replace it. Thanks! Gladys L, British Columbia, Canada

IMG_4288 bobbin searchWanted: More pairs of these Continental bobbins, if you are interested in selling some bobbins from your personal stash. Please contact the Gazette office with info: clgeditor @ gmail.com Thanks!

FLANDERS CroppedWanted: Flanders by Kathy Kauffmann, Michael Giusiana and Marianne Stang. The book was published in Belgium by Textiel Scharlaeken, 2004.  ISBN 3-923219-20-2. If you are interested in selling your copy please contact the Gazette office: clgeditor @ gmail.com.

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Wanted: Fri Knipling by Jana Novak, 1985. ISBN 87-418-7095-6 Contact the editor with the price and shipping to a Canadian address.

La Encajera 1Wanted: La Encajera #12, #14 and #16. Will purchase or swap with other editions. English translation inserts please, if available. Please contact the Gazette office with info: clgeditor @ gmail.com Thanks!


More Bookmarks A Lace Guild Publication. 32 pages, currently not available from the Lace Guild. If you are interested in selling your copy please contact the Gazette office: clgeditor @ gmail.com.

Sterne Cover CMWanted: Sterne by Christine Mirecki. Designs can be used for bangles. The book has some lovely designs. Contact the editor with price and shipping cost.

Threads for Lace 7Wanted: Threads for Lace Edition 5, 6 or 7 by Brenda Paternoster. Contact the editor with price and shipping cost.

Website Sales Gazette Images Ottawa 8 to 11WANTED! A complete set of Ottawa Gazette editions Vol. 6 to Vol. 14 in good condition. A medium Canada Post National “Flat rate box” will hold all the editions. The cost of the shipping box will be paid by the recipient. The Editions section on this website has the complete list. Contact the editor clgeditor @ gmail.com. (Add the email to your contact list).

Wanted! The Pattern called “The Swan” in Binche lace by Grace Jones, circa 1988. If found, please contact the editor with details.


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