OIDFA

The International Bobbin and Needle Lace Organisation

‘The Bulletin’ (Bulletin OIDFA) is the quarterly magazine of the organization. Its Articles reflect the international nature of OIDFA both in authorship and subject matter, and typically cover topics such as the description and history of lace from particular countries. There are also pieces about major exhibitions, museums and prominent lacemakers. Each issue contains either a pattern (such as the one that can be found on this page) or an article from one of the OIDFA Work Groups about its research. There are also book reviews, sometimes other patterns and, of course, information and news about OIDFA itself. Each article is in both English and French. You can get a flavour of the magazine by perusing the table of contents for some recent issues, below.

The current Editor is Debra Jenny, who welcomes submission of articles or patterns from any member. She is also the point of contact for potential advertisers (rates can be found further down the page). For enquiries about missing bulletins, however, please email Subscriptions.

From the Bulletin: An unusual Tape Lace from Spain — Mariña Regueiro

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Stop Press

This section includes any time-sensitive items that may have missed the deadline for the current edition of The Bulletin or an edition that is in press. They are in PDF format.

Contents of some recent issues

BULLETIN 4/2016
Editorial : Debra Jenny
Letter from the President: Kajsa Borg
Report from the General Assembly 2016
New Executive Committee Members
Congress 2016 — Prize winners
Competition — OIDFA General Assembly 2018
Ulla Fagerlin — Swedish Artist and Educationalist: OIDFA Sweden
In Search of Malacca Lace: Europa Chang Dawson
Agave Lace Hvar, Croatia: Shirley Burbidge
Creating 21st Century Lace: Nadine Vidal
Writing Lace in Milanese — Part 3: Puck Smelter
Lace on Liturgical Textiles — Part 2: Monika Thonhauser
Newslines
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BULLETIN 3/2016
Editorial: Debra Jenny
Letter from the President: Kajsa Borg
OIDFA Work Group — Lace in Dutch Folk Costumes
An Unknown Museum: Michèle Peloille
Old Lace from Rauma: Helena Honka-Hallila
Lace for a Velvet Gown: Gil Dye
Pattern — Reconstructed from an old Piece of German Lace: Dietmar Krick
Pattern — Large Danish Heart 1: Eva Thiele
Contemporary Lace Wedding Dress from Barcelona: Maria Gualde
Lace most Desirable: Nicole Ovaere
Writing Lace in Milanese — Part 2: Puck Smelter
Lace on Liturgical Textiles — Part 1: Monika Thonhauser
Newslines
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BULLETIN 2/2016
Editorial: Debra Jenny
Letter from the President: Kajsa Borg
Report Of OIDFA Activites 2014-2015
Idrija Lace — A History Written in Thread: M. Mlinar and M. Bogataj
Lace and Folk Art in Italy: Alessandra Caputo
Lace In Malta: Ulrike Andres
A. Primožič Company and Bobbin Lace: Tadeja Primožič
Writing Lace in Milanese — Part 1: Puck Smelter
Connecting European Lacemaking Traditions: Anna Sznajder
Redesigned Lace from The Marken Peninsula — OIDFA Work Group, Lace in Dutch Folk Costumes
Pattern - Flowers Caught in a Net and Frame: Andreja Uršič
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Lacemaking In New Zealand: Tania Waghorn
Russian Ceremonial Towels: Elena Gorbounova
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BULLETIN 1/2016
Editorial : Debra Jenny
Letter from the President: Kajsa Borg
Agenda General Assembly
Antonija Thaler: Toncka Stanonik
Metal Bobbin Lace in Estonian Folk Costumes: Angelika Nöps
The Mother-of-Pearl Museum and Fans at Meru: Nicole Ovaere
Newslines
Pattern — Heart Lace: Metka Fortuna
La Garriga Project 2016: Maria José Jover
Slovenian Bouquet Delights: Mojca Ferle
Wonderous Lace Bird: Julia Evseeva
Lacemaking - A Source Of Income as well as a Means af Socialization and Independence: Milena Miklavčič
Our Doors are always open: Máire Begley
OIDFA Workshop in Tokyo: Mutsumi Wakagi
OIDFA Publications and Sales Products

Books for Review

We are always happy to receive lace books for review in the Bulletin. Please contact us at reviews@oidfa.com.

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