Youghal and Kenmare needle laces

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Youghal and Kenmare needle laces

Youghal and Kenmare are both Irish needlelaces.

Members: 38
Latest Activity: Sep 7, 2016

Resources: Books and Online

BOOKS:
Irma Osterman YOUGHAL: A CHARMING IRISH NEEDLELACE
Pat Earnshaw YOUGHAL LACE - THE CRAFT AND THE CREAM (covers techniques and history)

Pat Earnshaw  YOUGHAL AND OTHER IRISH LACES

Veronica Stuart  THE REVIVAL OF YOUGHAL NEEDLEPOINT LACE

Elizabeth Kurella IRISH NEEDLE LACE FOR CONNOISSEURS AND LACE MAKERS, 2014. Available from The Lace Merchant.

WEBSITES WITH BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS:
http://lace.lacefairy.com/Lace/ID/YoughalID.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youghal_lace

http://www.embroiderersguildwa.org.au/Types%20of%20Embroidery/YOUGHAL.htm 

 

WEBSITES WITH INFO:

http://www.kenmarelace.ie/  Has background info and a kit.

http://www.kenmare.eu/kenmarelace/index.html  Has a video by Nora Finnegan, not the same one as on her website.

PHOTOS:

Competition pieces from the Kenmare Lace Festival 2015 -

   http://kenmarelacefestival.ie/2015-competition-winners/ ;

 

Discussion Forum

Kenmare Lace 1 Reply

Hi Judith,Nice to hear from you again.The thread may look heavy because the photo is much enlarged to show the stitches clearly.Although Kenmare is a generally a flat needlepoint lace, some Rose…Continue

Started by Nora Finnegan. Last reply by Judith Connors Jun 27, 2012.

Is this Youghal? 2 Replies

I just saw some lace posted on eBay - Item number:220722897920  - listed as Youghal. What do you folks think? What features say "Youghal" to you?  Continue

Started by Carolyn Wetzel. Last reply by Elizabeth Ligeti. Jan 12, 2011.

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Comment by Elizabeth Ligeti. on October 26, 2010 at 7:07pm
I have not had a go at this lace - yet!, but I have a book on it - ?by Pat Earnshaw. The lace has some beautiful designs and flowers.
Comment by Lorelei Halley on October 26, 2010 at 5:00pm
I've added this group because Nancy Neff mentionned it. We may not have much activity at first, but eventually some may develop an interest. I do know that Irma Osterman wrote a book on it (I haven't seen it). Below is a link Nancy found to a beautiful piece.
http://tinyurl.com/2ambzku
 
 
 

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