Lace Bobbins

Lace Bobbins


Orders may be placed directly with me at a lace event, using my order form, telephoning me or from my Etsy Shop. Click a button below to download a .pdf file of the Catalogue & Price List or Order Form. Free Adobe Acrobat Reader required - Click here.

Price List - Summer 2017

Seasonal Designs

Spring - Tulips, Daffodils & Primroses
Summer - Strawberries, Poppies, Daisies, Foxgloves,
Heather, Bluebell, Dog Rose, Wood Anemone & Iris.
Autumn - Autumn leaves & Brambles
Winter - Holly, Mistletoe, Snowflakes & Snowdrops

I now hold a stock of continental bobbins and am able to
paint many of the designs on these bobbins.

I am happy to paint commemoratives for lace days etc
and have a number of examples on my website.
Please call or email for further details.

Painted Midland and Honiton Bobbins
Bone from £12.25 (Midland only)
Ebony from £7.75
Box or Yew from £6.75
Spangles £1.00 extra

Pair of Spangled Midland Bobbins - Holly & Mistletoe
Holly £17.75 Ebony £19.75 Bone £28.50

Painted Continental Bobbins
Bayeux from £7.75 (Lightwood - Guatambu) & £9.25 (Ebony)
Binche from £7.00 (Lightwood - Guatambu) & £8.75 (Ebony)
Bruge from £7.00 (Lightwood - Guatambu)  & £8.75 (Ebony)
Flanders from £7.00 (Lightwood - Guatambu) &  £8.75 (Ebony)

Unpainted Lace Bobbins
Packs of 10 bobbins available in a range of woods
including Midland, Honiton, Bruge, Binche, Flanders,
Bayeux and Square including Binche, Long and Short.

Other Items
Presentation box - black with white lining £0.75
Pack of Skeins (7 x 10m) £5.75
Inspirations Skein (6 x 10m) £3.75

Modern lace bobbins - unpainted
Single bobbins £1.50
Pack of 10 £13.50
Ordering more than 40 £1.25 each

Postage & Packing
£2.20 up to 6 bobbins for UK postage.
For larger orders please contact me for the postal rate.
Non-UK please contact me for further details.
Postal insurance is recommended for all orders.

Sale or Return Packs
These are now available for your group, class or meeting
Please call or email for further details.



Within the UK, all parcels are sent out by First Class post. Parcels for Europe and elsewhere will be sent out by Airmail post. I do obtain 'proof of posting' for all parcels however I would recommend postal insurance for larger value orders - please contact me for further details. The post may take longer than usual at certain times of the year. All items will be well packaged to prevent any damage in the postal system - however, please let me know if there are any problems. 

Buyers outwith the UK are responsible for any import duties, taxes, charges etc. which may be levied by their own country.

Please check that your address details are correct when placing an order with me. Your parcel will be sent to the address appearing on the invoice unless I am otherwise informed.


Please contact me if you are unhappy with any item and I will try to resolve any problems. A refund of the cost of the item can be arranged on prompt return of the purchase undamaged and in a saleable condition. Any returns must be made within 14 days of receipt of the item with the buyer being responsible for the return postage.

In line with the EU distance selling regulations, the buyer has the right to return items within 14 days of receipt without supplying any reason. Return postage is the buyer's responsibility.

Please note that custom orders including lace bobbins with inscriptions for special occasions etc are non-returnable unless the item is faulty.

Additional Information

Please note: I do not recommend the use of bobbins winders as they may damage the art work on the lace bobbins.

Contact details and trading address

Painted Lace Bobbins
Alison Tolson 
30 Whinhill, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 4YZ
Scotland, UK Email: info[at]