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There are numerous resources for tatting - both on and off the Internet. The following are just a few. More will be added as space permits. They are collected into the following categories:


  • Piecework - a quality, color magazine dedicated to featuring not only patterns on a wide variety of hand crafts but also historical articles about the times and people of these arts. Back issues of their magazines can be ordered from their website.

    Piecework Interweave Press
    201 East Fourth Street
    Dept. A-PB
    Loveland, CO 80537
    telephone: (800) 645-3675
    website: http://www.interweavestore.com
    (website uses frames)


  • Dover Publications - carries several tatting pattern books; most under $6.00 (US). You can write to them for a free catalog or visit their website.

    Dover Publications, Inc.
    31 East 2nd Street
    Mineola, NY 11501
    telephone: (516) 294-7000
    website: store.doverpublications.com

  • Herrschners - carries a wide variety of stitchery supplies, including tatting thread and the various DMC cotton threads - Cordonnet and Cebelia. They also carry various swatch cards that will show all the thread colors for the various types they sell. A nice reference to have if you plan on ordering threads mailorder or online since you won't be able to compare colors as you would in an actual retail store.

    Herrschners, Inc.
    2800 Hoover Road
    Stevens Point, WI 54492
    telephone: (800) 441-0838
    website: www.herrschners.com

  • Snowgoose - carries a nice selection of tatting supplies; including the extra-small-sized 16 crochet hook useful in beaded tatting with small beads.

    Write, call or visit:
    P.O. Box 27805
    Denver, CO 80227
    telephone: (303) 722-5557
    website: www.snowgooselace.com

  • Lacis - carries a large catalog of both pattern books and supplies for tatting as well as supplies for other types of lacemaking. Their complete catalog costs $5.00 (US).

    Write, call, fax, or visit:
    3163 Adeline Street
    Berkeley, CA 94703
    telephone: (510) 843-7178
    fax: (510) 843-5018
    website: www.lacis.com

  • Lacemaking - carries tatting and other lacemaking supplies including the small-sized 15 crochet hook useful in beaded tatting with small beads.

    Lacemaking (formerly: The Lace Maker)
    4602 Mahoning Ave. NW, Suite C
    Warren, OH 44483
    telephone: (330) 847-6535 or (800) 747-2220
    fax: (330) 847-8456
    website: www.lacemaking.com


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