Headford Lace Project Library

The Headford Lace Project Archive library consists of lacemaking pattern and instruction books, history books pertaining to lacemaking, the Headford area, and women's history, and an archive of press clippings and other print material relating to Headford Lace Project.

 

Instruction Books

'Bobbin Lacemaking for Beginners' by Amy Dawson (1977) published by Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset. ISBN: 713708174

'Bobbin Lace for the Dining Table' by Peter Sorensen (2009) published by Peter Sorensen and Akacia Publication. ISBN: 978-87-7847-112-3

'Bobbin Lace Making' by Doreen Wright (1971) published by G. Bell and Sons Ltd. ISBN: 713517921

'Enchanted Lace' by Ann Margaret Keller (1994) published by Ann Keller. ISBN: 951990519

'Irish Celtic Lace for Beginners' by Ann Margaret Keller (2002) published by Ann Keller. ISBN: 954327802

'An Introduction to Torchon Lace' by Alison Tolson, published by Lace Guild

'Lace Guild Magazine - Honiton Lace (No 47)' by Lace Guild (1987)

'The Identification of Lace' by Pat Earnshaw (1980) published by Shire Publications Ltd. ISBN: 13:978 0 74780 237 2

'Beginners Guide to Bobbin Lace' by Gillian Dye & Adrienne Thunder (2007) published by Search Press. ISBN: 978-1-84448-108-8

'Malmesbury Lace' by Joan Blanchard (1990) published by B.T,Batsford Ltd, London. ISBN: 713466154

'Bruges Flower Lace' by Enda Sutton (1986) published by B.T.Batsford Ltd, London. ISBN: 713483067

'A Manual of Hand-made Bobbin Lace Work' by Margaret Maidment (1976) published by Piccadilly Rare Books. ISBN: 8560900304

'Bobbin Lace Braid' by Gilian Dye (1979) published by B.T.Batsford Ltd, London. ISBN: 713419540

'Old Crochet Favourites Book in Coats Mercer-Crochet' by Debbie Wilson (1969) published by Coats Publication (Book No. 766)

'Learn New Crafts in Mercer Crochet Book No. 408' by Debbie Wilson, published by J.& P Coats Ltd., Scotland

'Crochet Fashion - Coats Sewing Group Book No.1025' by Debbie Wilson (1968) published by J.& P Coats (U.K)

'Pineapple Crochet Designs' by Debbie Wilson (1971, reprint 1982) published by Coats Publication (Book No. 456)

'Crochet Doilies - Ten Charming Designs in Coats Mercer - Crochet' by Debbie Wison (1971, reprint 1984) published by Coats Publication (Book No. 957)

'Doilies in Coats Mercer-  Crochet' by Debbie Wilson (1970) published by J.&P Coats (Book No. 525)

'Pretty Lace' by Debbie Wilson (1987) published by Shufunotomo Co. Ltd. ISBN: 4079754345

'The Whole Art of Making Torchon Lace' published by Jon. Harris & Sons,Cockermouth

'The Book of Bobbin Lace Stitches' by Bridget M. Cook & Geraldine Stott (1980) published by B T Batsford Ltd, London. ISBN: 71342124

 

Historical References to Headford Lace

'Manchester Royal Jubilee, Old Trafford, 1887' by Bill Newton, published by Trafford Leisure Services. ISBN: 861572408

 

Irish Lace

'The Art and Craft of Limerick Needle-Run Lace' by Sheila Regan (1998) published by Sheila Regan. ISBN: 952174928

'Youghal Needlepoint Lace' by Veronica Stuart (1992) Printed by Cola Design & print revised by Catherine Clancy

'Guide to the Collection of Lace' by Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann and published by Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann

'Weldons Encyclopedia of Needlework' by Weldons Needlework Experts (c.1935) published by The Waverley Book Co. Ltd.

'Amazing Lace' by Matthew Potter 

'Irish Lace Journal' (Spring 2003) published by The Guild of Irish Lacemakers

'The Borris Lace Collection' by Marie Laurie & Annette Meldrum (2010) published by Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd. ISBN: 9781863514071

'Irish Crochet Lace' by Eithne D’Arcy (2015) published by Colin Smythe Ltd. ISBN: 9780851055145

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 1996)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1995)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 1995)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1995)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1993)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1994)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 1994)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1994)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 1993)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1992)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1992)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1991)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1990)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Sum/Aut 1989)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1988)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1992)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1991)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1993)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers None

'Irish Lace Journal (Winter 1990)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers None

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1990)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers None

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1991)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers None

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1991)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 1996)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Summer 1996)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Spring 1997)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Sum/Aut 2016)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Win/15, spr/16)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'Irish Lace Journal (Autumn 2012)' published by Guild of Irish Lacemakers. ISBN: 7915470

'The Youghal Lace Industry' by Rose M. Southwell (June 1898) published by Browne & Nolan, Ltd., Dublin. 

'Irish Crochet Lace - Motifs collected and Described' by Eithne D’Arcy (1984) published by The Dolmen Press Ltd. ISBN: 851054218

'From Rags to Riches to Revolution: A Social History of 19th Irish Lace' by University of Nebraska (2004) published by Textile society of America Symposium 

'Mountmellick Embroidery Museum' by Heritage council, MDA, Ireland’s Ancient East (leaflet)

'Rathbarry Welcomes You' by Rathbarry Tidy Towns published by Map & Brochure Design (brochure)

'Limerick Lace' by Limerick Museum (brochure)

'Irish Lace Making' by Eileen O’Connor (1973) published by The Dryad Press. ISBN: 852190905

'Irish Lace' by Glenn Hooper, published by The Heritage Council (brochure)

 

Lace

'Pillow Lace and Bobbins' by Jeff Hopewell (1999) published by Jeff Hopewell. ISBN: 747804001

'Pillow Lace in the East Midlands' by Charles Freeman (1980) published by Borough of Luton

'Ruskin Lace and Linen Work' by Elizabeth Prickett (1985) published by Badger Press Ltd. Cumbria. ISBN: 953204006

'Kant Lace' (magazine extract)

'Lace, Not Lace' by Devon Thein (2018-2019) [published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Lace, Not lace']. ISBN: 9781732622401

'The Lace Dealer’s Pattern Book' by Veronica Main (2012) published by Luton Cultural Services Trust. ISBN: 9780957368606

'Old World Lace' by Clara M. Blum (1920) published by Library of Princeton University

'Pillow Lace in the East Midlands' by Charles Freeman (Reprint 1977) published by The Burrough of Luton

'The Ins and Outs of Clanrye Lace with a few Subtle Twists' by Gemma Brolly, Frances Hamilton, Caroline McVeigh (2016) published by Clanrye Publishing. ISBN: 9781526202178

'Lace and Bobbins - A History and Collectors Guide' by T.L. Huetson (1973) published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot. ISBN: 71536006

'The History of Honiton Lace' (2007) by All Hallows Museum, Honiton, Devon (leaflet)

'Idria Lace' (2019) (brochure)

'Calendar 2019' published by Kantcentrum, Brugge

 

Local History

'Headford, County Galway. 1775-1901' by Gerardine Candon (2003) published by Four Courts Press. ISBN: 1851827641

'Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier' by Matthew Skic (2019) published by the Museum of the American Revolution. ISBN: 9781933153377

'Estates and Landed Society In Galway' by Patrick Melvin (2012) published by Edmund Burke. ISBN: 9780946130474

'Tyrone House and the St. George Family' by Robert O’Byrne (2017) published by Bookmasters, United States. ISBN: 9781543422184

'Collecting and Preserving Folklore and Oral History: Basic Techniques' by Galway County Council & Galway County Heritage Forum (2006) published by Galway County Council. ISBN: 953553868

'The Abbey at Ross' by Anglers Rest Hotel (leaflet)

'Aon scéal? Story Rory? Irish Folklore & Oral History' by Galway City Council/Heritage Council (programme)

'Women of the West: Art, Citizenship & Literature' by Galway City & County Libraries (2018) (programme)

'Between Worlds: The History and Legends of the Kirwans of Castlehacket' by Rónán Lynch (2019) published by Irieland Press. ISBN: 978-1-9161966-0-5

 

Textile & Fibre Crafts

'Lost Crafts' by Una McGovern (2009) published by Chambers. ISBN: 9780550104724

'Intangible Fibrework' by Jamie-Rose Campbell published by Be Creative with Workbox

'Irish Crochet, Coats Sewing Group No. 986' published by Coats Sewing Group

'The Forgotten Arts and Crafts' by John Seymour. ISBN: 751327824 (extract)

'Anna' published by Burma Knitting and Needlecrafts Magazine

'Lace and Crochet - Textiles' by Laura Jones, published by Galway County Library

'Weldon’s Encyclopedia Of Embroidery' by Weldon’s Needlework Experts (c.1935) published by The Waverly Book Company

'Needlework, July 1993' published by Litharne Ltd. (magazine)

'Selvedge: The Fabric of your Life' (magazine)

'Piecework' (magazine)

'The Start of Something New' by Sandra Coote published by The Farmer’s Journal (article)

 

Irish Textiles

'Flax and Linen' by Mayo Archaeology and Historical Team (1985) 

'The Cottage, The Castle and The Couture Cloak: Traditional Irish Fabrics and Modern Irish Fashions In America, c. 1952-1969' by Mary Burke (2019) published in the Journal of Design History, Vol. 31, Issue 4. ISSN: 09524649

 

Irish History

'Small Lives- Photographs of Irish Childhood 1860-1970' by Aoife O’Connor (2012) published by Gill & Macmillan. ISBN: 9780717154623

'Dress in Ireland' by Mairead Dunleavy (1989) published by B.T.Batsford Ltd., London. ISBN: 71345251

'The Reluctant Emigrant from Mountmellick to Melbourne' by Bridie Dunne (2019)

'Hardship and High Living' by Nellie O’Cleirigh (2003) published by Portobello Press. ISBN: 951924915

'Irish Famine Exhibition - Dark Shadows' by Kieran Tuohy (2018) (brochure)

 

Headford Lace Project

'Annual Report 2016-2017' by Headford Lace Project 

'Annual Report 2018' by Headford Lace Project 

'2019 International Conference on the American Revolution' by the Museum of American Revolution (2019) (programme)

'Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards 2016' (2016) published by Galway County Council (brochure)

'Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards 2018' (2018) published by Galway County Council (brochure)

'CIFD Show Program A/W2018' by CIFD & DCCOI (2018) (programme)

'Culture is Catching, Culture Night, Fri 21 Sept, Galway County 2018' published by Dept. Culture, Heritage & Gaeltacht (brochure)

'Events Guide July-Sept 2017' by Galway City Museum 

'Galway City Museum Events Guide July-September 2017' published by Galway City Museum (brochure)

'Galway Fringe Festival, 15-30 July 2017' published by Galway Fringe Festival (brochure)

'Ireland’s Own' (June 28th 2019) (magazine article by Eileen Casey about HLP & bonnets project)

'National Heritage Week 2017, 19-27 Aug' published by Galway Civic Trust/Dept. Social Protection (brochure)

'National Heritage Week 2017, 19-27 August' published by The Heritage Council (brochure)

'National Heritage Week 2019 - Children’s Event Guide' by The Heritage Council (2019)

'National Heritage Week 2019 - Event Guide' by The Heritage Council (2019) 

'Senior Times', Issue 98, March-April 2019 (magazine article by Eileen Casey on Headford Lace)

'Switch on Culture Night, Fri 22 Sept. Galway County, 2017'  published by Dept. Culture, Heritage & Gaeltacht (brochure)

'Wrap up in Culture' (Friday, September 20th 2019) by Galway County Council (brochure)

 

Reference

'Support and Development Programmes' by Design & Crafts Council Ireland (brochure)

'Portfolio Critical Selection 2019-2020' by Design & Crafts Council Ireland (booklet)

'Newsletter 2018' by National Irish Visual Arts Library 

'Creative Livelihoods 11/6/19' by DCCOI (2019) (seminar programme)

'Your Voice, Your Community' by County Galway Public Participation Network (2019) (leaflet)

'Headford Biodiversity Plan 2017-2020' compiled by Margaret Sheehan (2017) (booklet)

'RSS-Rural Social Scheme and TÚS Community Work Placememt Initative' by Galway Rural Development (2019) (brochure)

'Heritage Ireland 2030' by Government of Ireland (2018) (booklet)

'Sewing a Seed: Archives to Art' by Galway County Council (2018) (catalogue)

'Archives Service' by Galway County Council (information leaflet)

 

Miscellaneous

'A Journey of Hope' by Type style Graphic Design and Print Production (2015) (booklet)

Untitled by Anne Morgan, Kate O’Hanlon