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- Email group "Members include professional craftsmen, teachers, researchers, authors, perpetual students, collectors,and people who are just interested in the craft. Their work covers Japanese (kumihimo), Peruvian, Lucet and Looped braids, Plaits and Cords and also Inkle, Tablet, Backstrap and Finger weaving as well as other skills."
- Facebook "Group for everybody who is doing lucet braiding in the world to post their projects, exchange hints, and anything else what is of interest for luceting."
- Lucette Cord Made Easy by Kendra Goodnow & Albert C. Hillinger
GREAT FOR BEGINNERS!
14 page instruction booklet that covers the basics of starting, working and ending your lucet project. Fully illustrated.
No longer available ... if you find it or the authors, PLEASE
- The Lucette Book Written by Daniel Phelps and illustrated by Stan Field
“The perfect addition to any lucetter's library. A variety of techniques are covered in this book, including different shapes of cords, multiple colors, and Violante's personal favorite - the chevron cord. The illustrations are clear and easy to follow.” Peacock Publications, 2004. 24 pages. Illustrated.
- The Lucet - History, Techniques, and Uses for the Cord by Margaret A. Ledrich
Spiral bound, approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", plastic protected paper back, 24 pages. #449001
- Lucet Braiding: Variations on a Renaissance Cord by Elaine Fuller
Explorations beyond the common square cord using multiple threads, beads, gimp and ribbon, making spiral, flat and picot cords for trims, embroidery and costume accessories.
One word of warning ... this book is best for visual learners, I've met several people who were frustrated by the written directions. For me, the photos are enough for me to do any of the cords.
Fully illustrated. ISBN 1-891656-06-6. 32pgs (spiral)
- Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts
"Founded in 2002 with the idea that the knowledge of using natural dyes should be shared freely!" Theresa Wollenstein, and a host of talented folks.
Specializing in dying, but including lots of other fiber arts. Including lucets, and books.
- Hedgehog Handworks
"Since 1987, we've built our business on service to our customers. We take pride in offering the finest supplies for needleworkers and costumers of all interests and levels of expertise, working in any time period. We specialize in locating hard-to-find items."
"Founded by Joady Gorelick and Isabel Loriente in conjunction with their participation in a Medieval and Renaissance recreation group (The Society for Creative Anachronism)."
- Lynn the Weaver
"An SCA Merchant from the Pacific Northwest offering several lucet styles with instructions and video demonstrations."
- The Rouge Lucette
- Wooded Hamlet Designs
- Bobbins by Van-Dieren