YOUGHAL IRISH NEEDLE LACE                                                   For Connoisseurs and Lacemakers          $30


Unique designs ranging from high art to quirky folk art, stitched with exceptional skill and imagination, make Youghal needle lace something special for both connoisseurs and lacemakers to study.

By looking through the eyes of a connoisseur - a critical judge of art - lacemakers will see what it takes to raise lacemaking to a fine art. 

By looking through the eyes of a lacemaker, connoisseurs will understand the relationships between design, techniques and skill that make some lace worthy quarry for the collector.

INCLUDES the full text of Irma Osterman's Youghal, A Charming Irish Needle Lace, with stitching diagrams and instructions.


- 158 pages
-  More than 150 detailed black and white photographs of vintage Youghal needle lace.

- More than100 patterns for lacemakers taken from vintage pieces, including designs by Sister Mary Regis.
- 8 1/2 by 11 inches

- Soft Cover

 - perfect binding.     219-659-1124    Elizabeth Kurella 2015